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World Health Summit seeks Press & Public Relations Officer

WHS Foundation GmbH 3-5y Mid Level  Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland 26 Nov 2018


The World Health Summit as the world’s foremost strategic forum for global health, brings together stakeholders and decision-makers from every field in the healthcare spectrum with experts from academia, industry, politics and civil society. Held annually in Berlin in October, the World Health Summit aims to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrow’s agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes.

We are looking for an all-round, versatile and reliable

Press & Public Relations Officer

to handle the large spectrum of media and communication responsibilities around all aspects of the World Health Summit and represent our company, both on- and offline. The successful candidate should be a team player with excellent communication skills in English and German, both written and spoken

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, execute and evaluate brand, marketing, public relations and communications strategies
  • Manage, maintain, optimize and update all digital communications
  • Coordinate press work, serve as primary contact person for media requests, write press releases, organize and execute press conferences, organize press accreditation and maintain databases
  • Create compelling stories on the World Health Summit and its central topics
  • Edit and clear articles, interviews, speeches, presentations and quotes
  • Write the monthly World Health Summit newsletter
  • Monitor, archive and evaluate World Health Summit related media reports
  • Be responsible for website and social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
  • Implement the sendings of mailings
  • Organize on-/offline documents like info materials, flyers, brochures, on-site signage and reports
  • Maintain corporate identity in all World Health Summit related matters
  • Coordinate external service providers
  • Organize events like the Startup Track or Nobelprize Viewing
  • Maintain relationships with press departments of partners and create aligned communications
  • Foster the World Health Summit network’s communication
  • Foster and organize the communication within the M8 Alliance
  • Advise and support the World Health Summit Regional Meeting’s communications team

Implemented Software and Services

  • Office: Microsoft Office suite
  • Mailings: Inxmail, web php-mailer, IDW (Informationsdienst der Wissenschaft)
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Hoot suite
  • Website: TYPO3
  • Monitoring: Google Analytics, Google Alerts, Ubermetrics
  • Visuals: Gimp, Movie Maker, Adobe Acrobat Pro


January/ February 2019

We look forward to receive your application. Please email your resume until 09.12.2018 to

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