Reports to: Head of Communications and Marketing
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Starting date: 1st March 2021
Type of contract: Open-ended
Application deadline: 31st January 2021
Under the overall guidance of the Head of Communications and Marketing, the Campaign Manager develops the strategic vision of the annual World Cancer Day campaign and ensures its successful implementation.
She/he will also take a lead in designing additional shorter campaigns in support of UICC member organisations that inspire public action, influence policy decisions and drive the agenda of cancer control.
As a member of the Communications and Marketing team, the Campaign Manager works in close collaboration with other UICC teams, UICC members and external partners to ensure the growing impact of the campaigns with a particular attention on World Cancer Day.
Led by UICC, World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4th February and unites the world in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of lives by raising awareness of the disease and by inspiring governments and individuals across the world to take action.
The international collaboration on World Cancer Day provides a tremendous opportunity to advance the global fight against cancer and to significantly impact the lives of people living with and at-risk of the disease.
World Cancer Day was created in 2000 and has grown into a key awareness day on the global health agenda. It reaches millions of people across the world and has trended globally on Twitter for the past three years.
Deadline for applications: 31st January 2021
Please address full application (CV, cover letter, diplomas, work attestations) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is the largest and oldest international cancer-fighting organisation. Founded in Geneva in 1933, UICC has over 1,200 member organisations in more than 170 countries. It enjoys consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and has official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). UICC has over 50 partners, including associations, companies and foundations committed to the fight against cancer. UICC is a founding member of the NCD Alliance, the McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer, the International Cancer Control Partnership (ICCP) and established the City Cancer Challenge Foundation in January 2019.
UICC’s mission is to both unite and support the cancer community in its efforts to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity and ensure that cancer control remains a priority on the global health and development agenda. It pursues these goals by bringing together global leaders through innovative and far-reaching cancer-control events and initiatives, building capacities to meet regional needs and developing awareness campaigns.
More information is available at www.uicc.org