Organization: Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
Closing date: 21 Oct 2018
Head of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations
Reports to: CEO
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is a non government organisation based in Geneva which serves an international and diverse population of cancer organisations to unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity and to integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda. We have achieved this by building a membership base of over thousand organisations and engaging in partnerships with more than 60 organisations across the UN, academic, health and private sector.
UICC convenes members and partners to encourage collaboration and new thinking through keystone events (World Cancer Congress, World Cancer Leaders Summit and World Cancer Day). Through our capacity building activities, UICC supports its members do a better job tomorrow than they do today and increase their impact by scaling up their relevance, reach and sustainability in their own settings. With our members and partners, we drive forward the key advocacy priorities building upon key international agreements (the Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Action Plan on NCDs and the 2017 Cancer Resolution at the World Health Assembly) to ensure that these global goals and targets are translated into national action.
UICC has a team of 45 people based predominantly in Geneva, Switzerland led by a CEO, reporting to a Board of Directors. It has an annual income of approximately $10m and has plans to grow significantly in the coming years. The UICC works in new offices in Geneva situated close to the United Nations and the World Health Organisation, with whom it has formal relations.
Summary of the position
The Head of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations will translate the long-term strategy of UICC into fundable and sustainable strategies in the areas of marketing, communications, public relations and digital platforms. S/he will be responsible for leading, managing and developing a team of five people and collaborate with other teams to ensure that the UICC brand, visual identity and messages are consistently implemented across the organisation. S/he will be responsible for delivering the e-UICC strategy that involves outreach to members to increase the already high levels of engagement.
The main responsibilities of the role are:
· Leading, managing and developing the Marketing, Communications and Public Relations team
Skills and competencies
· Advanced university degree in communications, marketing, public relations preferred or a comparable education.
How to apply:
Send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position to email@example.com. Deadline for applications: 21 October 2018
Only short listed candidates will be contacted