Our Communications, Fundraising & Media staff are critical to promoting our work to key audiences worldwide

Communications, Fundraising & Media roles include:

  • Story writing, photo and video shooting of the current situation in country
  • Posting on Social Media, sending communications and engaging with audiences
  • Engaging with the press, whether local, regional or international to promote Medair’s work
  • Facilitating and leading private donor’s visit so that they can witness and engage with communities
  • Coordinating Medair’s field visibility and branding to ensure safety of our teams and acceptance by communities
  • Managing internal communications in country programmes, to strengthen team unity
  • Supporting proposal writing to institutional donors, foundations, corporations or major donors
Hear about Communications, Fundraising & Media profiles and stories...
Brina, one of our Communications, Fundraising & Media Team Leader shares about her work

How does Medair's Communications, Fundraising and Media support the work in the field?

  • Raise private funding for the organisation from:
    • Private individuals
    • Companies
    • Churches, associations, schools
    • Private foundations
  • Build awareness about Medair and increase its influence towards:
    • Institutional donors (branding, visibility)
    • Potential staff
    • Influencers
  • Help recruit staff

Wendy, Communication Officer in Nepal, walking hand in hand with some local children.

Medair's day-to-day approach

  • Communicate externally through media, campaigns, events, etc
  • Build business partners
  • Build awareness and visibility
  • Fundraising

Most houses in Lapa, Nepal, are still standing but they are damaged to the point where at the next earthquake, they are bound to collapse.

"It’s rewarding to take someone’s story and share it through words, photos, and videos in a way that allows people far away to connect with the situation." Myrthe, Medair Communication Officer in Middle East Region

Wendy's picture of a family she visited 1 year after they had had training on health security and how to garden, Afghanistan

Communications, Fundraising & Media profiles sought

Specialists in communications, marketing, journalism, fundraising, photography, video producing, networking.

Good to know (depending on the role)

Relevant graduate degrees

  • Degree in Communications
  • Degree in Marketing
  • Degree in Journalism
  • Degree in Fundraising
  • Degree in Photography, Video making

Experience required

  • Experience in communications, fundraising, journalism, marketing, networking
  • Experience in social media, story writing, photography, filming, media relations, proposal writing
  • Experience in a previous NGO (desirable but not required).

We love to see candidates who have

  • Excellent communication and written skills, passion for storytelling
  • Good level in Excel, CRM knowledge (Salesforce preferred),
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign or Acrobat
  • Media experience
  • Strong fundraising skills, especially in direct marketing
  • Good networking skills, good communication about the work that we do

Other skills that support your application for a role in Medair

  • Able to visualize concepts, plans and execute them
  • Creative
  • Good people and networking skills
  • Can work independently and in a team
  • Data gathering, prioritising, sorting
  • Dynamic, humble character with good interpersonal skills
  • As well as English, excellent French  language skills can help for French-speaking programmes / roles

Communications, Fundraising & Media - international vacancies

  1. To work with Medair in the field as an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) you can either apply for a specific Communications, Fundraising & Media vacancy below, or
  2. If you can’t find an international field role that matches your profile, you should consider applying directly for a Medair ROC.
  • For successful international field candidates, both of the above application paths will require participation on the Medair ROC. Roles that require attendance at the ROC are indicated by this icon . For more information about the ROC, click here.
  • There are occasionally Communications, Fundraising & Media vacancies at our International Headquarters.
  • For Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) vacancies, please check out the opportunities on this page.
 vacancies
D.R. Congo Logistics & Supply Chain Field - International staff
Area Logistics Officer

Supports programs and the base by overseeing all logistics activities that are linked to the grant and/or geographical area. Concretely,...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Information Technology Services Global Support Office staff
Cyber Security Engineer

The purpose of the Cyber Security Engineer role is to monitor security systems, analyse data/logs and detect security incidents. Further,...

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Iraq Senior Management Field - International staff
Deputy Country Director

Manage the development and implementation of the support functions to facilitate the implementation of the country programme strategy. ...

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Syria Senior Management Field - International staff
Deputy Country Director

Provide leadership and oversight of all aspects of the operational aspects of implementation, including programme and support. The DCD...

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South Sudan Senior Management Field - International staff
Deputy Country Director

Manage all aspects of the implementation and development of the programme and support functions to facilitate the implementation of the...

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South Sudan Logistics & Supply Chain Field - International staff
Deputy Logistics Manager

Support the provision of logistical support to the programme and oversees all the logistical improvements functions in the country...

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D.R. Congo Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Deputy Medical Advisor

Support the Medical Advisor and to speed up proposals, having reviewed and updated SOPs, log frames, budgets and so on for the sector.

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D.R. Congo Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Ebola Response Coordination Liaison Officer

Support the Medair emergency response team to more efficiently and effectively coordinate with the various stakeholders, but most...

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D.R. Congo Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Emergency Response – Ebola Technical Coordinator

Lead, monitor and evaluate Medair’s Ebola response in DRC, effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the...

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D.R. Congo Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
Emergency Response WASH Coordinator

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned Ebola WASH projects, effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the...

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D.R. Congo Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
ERT – Emergency Health Manager – Ebola Response

Support the local health team to carry out safe and effective screening, isolation and referrals in Medair supported primary healthcare...

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South Sudan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
ERT – Health Manager

Work as part of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) to achieve the overall goal of reducing excess morbidity and mortality in South Sudan...

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D.R. Congo Senior Management Field - International staff
ERT – Project Coordinator

Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and...

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South Sudan Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
ERT WASH Manager

Provide leadership for Emergency Response Team (ERT) field sites and staff, including planning and conducting WASH assessments and...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Finance & Grant Management Global Support Office staff
Finance Programmes Officer

Responsible for providing financial support to a Country Programme assigned to his/her care. Contribute to the development of Country...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Program / Project Management Global Support Office staff
Global Emergency Response Officer

The G-ERT Officer is available for immediate deployment for rapid response operations to provide leadership and management in the field,...

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Jordan Information Technology Services Field - International staff
Global Information Management – Project Manager

Line manage the Global Information Management (IM) team based in Jordan to oversee their contributions to Medair’s global Information...

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D.R. Congo Finance & Grant Management Field - International staff
Grants Manager

Following the growth of the country programme, there is high need for some meta-analyses and extra financial support-in country. Hence...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Senior Management Global Support Office staff
Head of Country Programme (2 positions)

Manage, empower and support the Country Director(s) (CD) as well as the GSO country team; the Head of Country Programme (HCP) oversees...

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South Sudan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Advisor

Provide technical advice and support to the field management and the health staff. Responsible to develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the...

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Iraq Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Advisor

Provide technical advice and support to the health field teams and to other multi-sector staff across different project sites as...

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D.R. Congo Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Manager

Manage, monitor and evaluate the assigned health project(s), in close collaboration with the Health PM, effectively managing and...

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South Sudan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Manager

Implement quality health services and contribute to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for...

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Iraq Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Manager

Implement quality health services and contribute to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget. Build...

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Iraq Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Project Manager

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned health project(s). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in...

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*All Field Locations Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health Project Manager, Generic

Manage the health project in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget laid down in the current proposal and meet Medair quality...

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D.R. Congo Human Resources Field - International staff
Human Resources Manager

Manage all in-country aspects of human resources for the programme with a particular focus on nationally recruited staff, on a day-to-day...

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South Sudan Information Technology Services Field - International staff
ICT Officer

Responsible for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of the country programme including Juba base and field locations.

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South Sudan Information Technology Services Field - International staff
Information Communication & Technology Manager

Lead information communication and technology and information management in South Sudan to provide efficient and cost effective systems....

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Switzerland Global Support Office Information Technology Services Internship
Internship – ICT Helpdesk

Ensure functionality of end user helpdesk within ICT team including tickets prioritization and resolution within requested timeframe....

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Germany Communications, Fundraising & Media Internship
Internship – Marketing & Relationships – Generic

For our office in Cologne, we propose a 3 month internship with a focus on Marketing & Communication.

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Switzerland Global Support Office Communications, Fundraising & Media Global Support Office staff
Lead Major Donor Engagement

In collaboration with the Swiss German Office team, develop Medair’s presence in the German-speaking Switzerland by raising funds and...

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South Sudan Logistics & Supply Chain Field - International staff
Logistics Coordinator – Emergency Response Team

The Logistics Coordinator is involved in a wide variety of activities involving coordination, logistics (transport, warehousing, and...

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D.R. Congo Logistics & Supply Chain Field - International staff
Logistics Manager

Ensure an effective supply chain is in place at all times, and that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Logistics & Supply Chain Global Support Office staff
Logistics Officer – Middle East Focus

Provide advice, support & coaching for the countries to manage of all program logistics; support the the countries logistics for the...

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Lebanon Program / Project Management Field - International staff
MEAL Project Manager

In supporting the provision of timely and appropriate health and shelter assistance for Syrian refugee and vulnerable Lebanese, the MEAL...

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*All Field Locations Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) – December 2019

Medair ROC course

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*All Field Locations Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) – September 2019

Medair ROC course

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South Sudan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Medical Manager

Provide short-term support to Medair Health Team, Renk to take the lead on improving the clinical quality of patient consultations in the...

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South Sudan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Nutrition Advisor

Provide technical advice and support to field management and the health / nutrition staff. Develop, lead, monitor, and evaluate the...

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D.R. Congo Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Nutrition Advisor

Working as an important member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world’s most vulnerable with practical and compassionate...

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South Sudan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Nutrition Manager

Assist and supervise the direct implementation of CMAM nutrition programming which includes screening, clinical management of...

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*All Field Locations Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Nutrition Manager, Generic

Assist and supervise the direct implementation of nutrition programme, which includes screening, clinical management of severe and...

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Afghanistan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Nutrition Technical Manager

Improve the overall nutrition situation of the target population. This involves implementing quality nutrition services and contributing...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Communications, Fundraising & Media Global Support Office staff
Philanthropy Officer

Develop Medair’s presence in the German-speaking Switzerland by raising funds and increasing visibility, in collaboration with the Swiss...

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Iraq Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Program Funding Manager

Research new funding sources, prepare specific bids, proposals and reports for submission to institutional donors as well as donor...

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South Sudan Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Programme Funding Manager

Research new funding sources, prepare specific bids, proposals and reports for submission to institutional donors as well as donor...

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Afghanistan Finance & Grant Management Field - International staff
Programme Funding Manager

Provide strategic support and coordination for grant management of all Medair and partner projects. The PFM plays a key role in...

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Syria Finance & Grant Management Field - International staff
Programme Funding Manager, Communications Officer

Coordinate and facilitate the programme teams to prepare proposals, reports, and communications resources for submission to institutional...

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South Sudan Senior Management Field - International staff
Programme Support Manager

The Programme Support Manager (PRSM) is key to the efficient and effective running of the country programme. This roving, varied and...

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Jordan Senior Management Field - International staff
Programme Support Manager

Coordinate and manage the main support functions including general administration, finance, human resources, and logistics. With line...

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Afghanistan Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Programme Support Manager

Coordinate and manage the main support functions including general administration, base management, finance, human resources, logistics...

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Madagascar Senior Management Field - International staff
Project Coordinator

Working as a senior manager of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world’s most vulnerable with practical and compassionate...

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Iraq Senior Management Field - International staff
Project Coordinator

Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and...

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D.R. Congo Senior Management Field - International staff
Project Coordinator

Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and...

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D.R. Congo Senior Management Field - International staff
Project Coordinator

Manage the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and...

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Lebanon Senior Management Field - International staff
Project Coordinator

Provide strategic leadership and direction for the Zahle programme and oversight of Medair projects and activities. The PC collaborates...

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Iraq Project Support Field - International staff
Project Support Manager

Coordinate and manage the main support functions including general administration, base management, finance, human resources, logistics...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Information Technology Services Global Support Office staff
Salesforce Analyst

Develop Salesforce as a platform (CRM and marketing automation) for the Engagement and Global Comms Departments. In collaboration with...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Program / Project Management Global Support Office staff
Senior Global Emergency Response Officer

The Senior GERO is available for immediate deployment for rapid response operations to provide team leadership in the field with county...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Global Support Office staff
Senior Health and Nutrition Advisor

Offer strategic and technical advice to headquarters and the field, as well as training and coaching to Medair field health and nutrition...

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South Sudan Monitoring & Evaluation Field - International staff
Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Work to ensure that monitoring, evaluation and learning systems are consistently integrated and implemented throughout Medair’s programme...

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Iraq Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
Shelter – WASH Project Manager

Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). This involves assessing WASH needs, designing projects, writing...

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Iraq Shelter & Infrastructure Field - International staff
Shelter Advisor

Provide technical advice and support to field management and shelter staff. On a day-to-day basis this involves developing, leading,...

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Lebanon Shelter & Infrastructure Field - International staff
Shelter and Distribution Project Manager

Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned shelter and distribution projects. The Shelter and Distribution Project Manager will...

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*All Field Locations Shelter & Infrastructure Field - International staff
Shelter Project Manager, Generic

Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned shelter project(s), assessing shelter needs, designing projects, writing proposals,...

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United Kingdom Project Support Affiliate Office staff
Support Officer – Resources

Enable Medair’s life-saving work by supporting Medair UK’s finance & support activities in accordance with our values and quality...

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South Sudan Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
WASH Advisor

Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the WASH components of the country programme; to provide capacity building for national and...

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D.R. Congo Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
WASH and Infrastructure Project Manager

Manage the assigned WASH and infrastructure project(s) in line with the objectives, budget and timeframe laid down in the proposal(s)....

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D.R. Congo Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
WASH Project Manager

Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). Assess WASH needs, design projects, write proposals and initiate and...

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*All Field Locations Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Field - International staff
WASH Project Manager, Generic

Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). Assess WASH needs, design projects, write proposals and initiate and...

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