UICC is dedicated to taking the lead in convening, capacity building and advocacy initiatives that unite and support the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to ensure that cancer control continues in the world health and development agenda.
Founded in 1933 and based in Geneva, Switzerland, UICC is the largest and oldest international cancer organisation. With over 1,100 members and 56 partners across 170 countries, UICC features the world’s major cancer societies, ministries of health, research and treatment institutes, patient groups, and industry leaders.
World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4 February and is the single initiative under which the world can unite to raise the profile of cancer in a positive and inspiring way. The day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action.
2022 is the first year of the new World Cancer Day theme “Close the Care Gap”, which aims to highlight the disparities in cancer care in communities all over the world. The 2022 campaign will follow on the back of tremendous success from previous World Cancer Days where nearly 1,000 activities took place in over 100 countries, over 20,000 press articles covered the day, and over 700,000 social media mentions.
We are looking for a World Cancer Day Campaign Assistant to join the UICC Marketing and Communications team in Geneva, Switzerland to provide instrumental support in delivering the 2020 World Cancer Day campaign.
Responsibilities will include, but are not necessarily limited to:
The successful candidate will fill a 60% role (equivalent to three days a week) and should be able to start on Wednesday 1 December.
Send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications: 7 November 2021.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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