The Union for International Cancer Control (uicc.org) in Geneva, Switzerland is looking to fill the following positions:


About UICC

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) is a membership organisation that exists to unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.

Founded in 1933 and based in Geneva, UICC’s growing membership of over 800 organisations across 154 countries, features the world’s major cancer societies, ministries of health, research institutes and patient groups.

UICC places particular value on mutually beneficial partnerships and strives to build long-lasting relationships with its members and corporate partners to build a sustainable response to the global cancer epidemic, for the benefit of the cancer community. 

Summary of Position 

The Members and Partners Development Coordinator will support the Members and Partners Development Director (M&P) and her team to successfully conduct the day-to-day operational management and the delivery of all activities pertaining to UICC’s membership and partnership base, funds development and fundraising. 

The Coordinator will also work with other UICC teams and external stakeholders to support the recruitment and engagement of new members and partners, including cancer organisations, international companies and foundations. 

Main responsibilities 

Duties and responsibilities of the Members and Partners Development Coordinator include but are not necessarily limited to: 

  • Support

Overall assistance to the Members and Partners Development team in the planning, coordination and follow-up of their activities 

  • Administration

    Support with day-to-day logistics and administration. Manage new members’ applications, invoices, certificates, etc. Collect and analyse relevant information and profiles of potential partners through online research and update the members and partners data in the CRM system 

  • Communication

    Support the M&P team with the development of regular marketing and communications materials such as features in newsletters, presentations, concept notes, thank you letters, brochures, reports, web content, etc. aimed at members and partners.


  • Good organisational and planning skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time 

  • Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines 

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy 

  • Strong interpersonal skills 

  • Self motivation 

  • Ability to be a team player whilst still working independently. 


  • University degree with a minimum of two years professional experience in sales, communications or marketing is preferred
  • Excellent MS Office skills are required
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); Other languages are a plus
  • The candidate should have an eligible Swiss work permit.


Please submit a CV and Cover Letter explaining why you believe your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position to: 

Ms Jeannette Nyandwi, Human Resources Specialist at: nyandwi@uicc.org

Closing date of applications: 30th June 2015

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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