World Cancer Day Campaign Assistant

World Cancer Day Campaign Assistant

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Union for International Cancer Control


Summary of the position

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 2023 World Cancer Day campaign.

Main responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Delivering an excellent level of service to our World Cancer Day supporters, including:
  • Keeping on top of the World Cancer Day inbox on a daily basis (drafting and responding to emails, answering questions, trouble shooting for supporters)
  • Responding to World Cancer Day inquiries via the online chat
  • The timely publication of events and activities on the Map of Activities on
  • Editing and publishing user-generated stories on
  • Ensuring the quality of all World Cancer Day communication materials through proofreading campaign
    materials, promotional collateral and various communication pieces
  • Supporting press and media activities through desk research and fact-checking
  • Taking the lead in community management across all WCD social media channels in close
    collaboration with the social media specialist
  • Providing support in social media engagement and posting (Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter,
  • YouTube, Tiktok), content scheduling, monitoring and influencer outreach and follow up
  • Assisting with the robust reporting of the campaign, including monitoring and documenting of World
    Cancer Day activities and events through desk research
  • Help conduct keyword research for online content and AdWords optimisation
  • Assisting with general content creation for social media, email communications and news article writing
  • Collaborating with the Communications team by providing general support with World Cancer Dayrelated tasks where needed

Position requirements

The successful candidate will fill a 80% role (equivalent to 4 days a week) and should be able to start on
Wednesday 1 December.

  • Experience in an area relevant to the job description e.g. communications, marketing, international
    relations, public health, etc.
  • Experience in social media community management
  • Demonstrated fluency in English - written and spoken is highly valued; with French, Spanish and/or any
    other languages being a plus
  • Interest and curiosity in global public health issues and working in an international non-governmental
    organisation environment
  • Excellent oral and writing skills including the ability to synthesise information
  • Experience in web-editing, a Mac environment and familiarity with Adobe InDesign is an advantage
  • Client oriented
  • Comfortable with different communication technologies, including webinars and livestreaming
  • A dynamic individual who is able to adapt to ad-hoc, changing and diverse tasks
  • Able to deliver quality results under time constraints in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to take initiative and work autonomously
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
  • A valid permit to work in Switzerland required