Job: Communications Officer, Medecins Sans Frontieres Acess Campaign

For more information, please visit: http://www.msfaccess.org/jobs

Communications Officer (closing date: 31 January 2013)

FIELD POSITIONS Médecins Sans Frontières recruits medical and non-medical aid workers to provide assistance in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. To learn more about opportunities to work with MSF in the field, please visit the website of the MSF country where you reside. See full list of MSF section websites in the drop down menu at the top of the page.

I. MSF ACCESS CAMPAIGN
The Access Campaign is an international project of Médecins Sans Frontières. The project
aims to stimulate the use and development of innovative and affordable medical tools in
order to improve the quality of life and health of people affected by preventable or treatable
diseases through effective advocacy and communications. For 2013, the priorities of the
Access Campaign’s work include tuberculosis, vaccines, HIV viral load, and R&D.
We have an opening for a seasoned communications professional with experience working
with NGOs, international organisations, universities/research institutions, or in the
humanitarian aid, health, medical, or pharmaceutical sectors.

II. PLACE IN THE ORGANISATION
o The Communications Officer reports to the Head of Communications (based in
Paris).
o The Communications Officer will collaborate with the other members of the Access
Campaign Communications team – currently formed of a Campaigns & Editorial
Manager (based in New York), a Content Development Manager (based in London),
a Press Officer, and an Online Content Editor/Webmaster (both based in Geneva).
III. OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION
The Communications Officer will work with the team to enhance the Access Campaign’s
visibility. S/he will be a flexible team player, able to conduct research, draft outreach
materials and make creative use of the web and other new media tools. The individual will
collaborate with members of the broader MSF movement to develop public campaigning
strategies and will be confident liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.

For more information, please visit: http://www.msfaccess.org/jobs

Tags: MSF Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres, communications, media, outreach

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