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
Switzerland Global Support Office Human Resources Global Support Office staff
Benefits and HR Administration Team Leader

Lead the Benefits and HR Administration of Medair’s staff. The Team Leader has a heart for people with the skill to organise, and to...

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Switzerland Global Support Office Communications, Fundraising & Media Global Support Office staff
Christian Community Development Officer

Expand Medair’s engagement within the Swiss and international/ex-pat Christian community and churches, so as to increase visibility,...

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Bangladesh Senior Management Field - International staff
Country Director

Oversee all programme and support activities in-country. Representing Medair in all issues relating to the country programme, the Country...

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Syria Senior Management Field - International staff
Country Director

Oversee all programme and support activities in-country. Represent Medair in all issues relating to the country programme, the Country...

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Afghanistan Senior Management Field - International staff
Country Director

Oversee all programme and support activities in-country. Representing Medair in all issues relating to the country programme, the Country...

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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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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 Shelter & Infrastructure Field - International staff
ERT – Emergency Shelter and Non-Food Item Project Manager

Plan, develop, monitor, and evaluate the assigned project(s). This involves assessing ES/NFI (Emergency Shelter and Non-Fond Item) needs,...

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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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Switzerland Global Support Office Finance & Grant Management Global Support Office staff
Financial Reporting & Treasury Manager

Manage the totality of country project / programme from 3 aspects: scope, time and cost via a tight collaboration with HCPs, country...

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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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Syria Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health and Nutrition Advisor

Provide technical advice and support to the field management and the health, nutrition, and protection staff in Syria and to interact...

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Afghanistan Health, Nutrition & Psychosocial Field - International staff
Health and Nutrition Advisor

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

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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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*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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Switzerland Global Support Office Human Resources Global Support Office staff
Human Resources Partner

Provide strategic and operational support to managers and employees during the Employee Life Cycle from joining to leaving Medair....

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D.R. Congo Information Technology Services Field - International staff
Information Manager

Support Medair’s information management processes in the DRC. You will be called on to manage data for a variety of sectors, including...

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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 Internship
Internship Marketing

Support Medair’s print fundraising activity in the creation, publishing and reporting on their successive efforts.

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Switzerland Global Support Office Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) – June 2020

Medair ROC course

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*All Field Locations Program / Project Management Field - International staff
Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) – March 2020

Medair ROC course

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D.R. Congo Monitoring & Evaluation Field - International staff
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager

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

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

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

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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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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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Afghanistan Senior 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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Afghanistan Senior Management Field - International staff
Project Coordinator

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

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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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Syria 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 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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Afghanistan 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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Germany Logistics & Supply Chain Affiliate Office staff
Senior Global Logistics Advisor

Enable operational effectiveness in Medair operations. A core member of the QI Department, and in particular the dynamic unit of...

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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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Kenya Human Resources Field - International staff
Talent Development Advisor

As a key player in the HR Specialists Team, the Talent Development Advisor is responsible for shaping and implementing Medair’s Talent...

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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 Project Manager

Play a vital role in community mobilisation as well as in the access to safe water and sanitation for the target population. This...

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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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