Association Officer (f/m/x)

The Association of MSF Austria is looking for an
Association Officer (f/m/x)
20 hours/week | starting as soon as possible | unlimited contract | based in Vienna 

The Association Officer / PSN Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing innovative strategies to foster active engagement within the Ärzte ohne Grenzen / MSF-Austria (MSF-AT) Association to cultivate a strong, well-informed, and participatory Association.  The Association Officer / PSN Coordinator serves as a critical link between Association members/expats, the MSF-AT office, the Board, the associations of other MSF sections, and importantly, provides a direct connection between the Association and elected board members.  The Association Officer / PSN Coordinator also coordinates the Peer Support Network, an independent group of former MSF expats which provides confidential support to current MSF field staff.

Your responsibilities

  • Support of the Association
    • Organize different Board and Association events in close collaboration with the Board Assistant
    • Ensure engagement of the Association by awareness raising activities and encouraging Association members to actively participate in offered events
    • Administer the Association including the maintenance of the member database, following up of membership payments and providing related reports
    • Participate in and contribute to international associative meetings/discussions
    • Ensure information flow to Board and International Movement, Function as the MSF-AT focal point for the International Associative Coordinator
  • Coordinate Peer Support Network
    • Organize the bi-annual Peer Meetings/Trainings of the PSN, an independent group of former MSF expat volunteers providing confidential support (including mental health) to expats before and after missions
    • Recruit and support Peers as well as monitor the development and activities of the network
    • Collect and analyse PSN statistics

Your qualifications

  • Commitment to MSF and humanitarian principles
  • Professional experience in a position with administrative and/or organizational focus (e.g. team assistant)
  • Excellent networking and communication skills in English (good German skills are an asset)
  • Strong IT skills (e.g. MS office applications, databases)
  • High level of self-initiative and creativity
  • Excellent organizational skills along with the ability to multi-task and work both independently and within a team
  • Flexibility to work on evenings and/or Saturdays during Board events and to travel a few times per year
  • MSF field experience is an asset

Our offer

  • A challenging part-time position within an international humanitarian aid organization located close to Vienna’s city center
  • Exciting exchange and collaboration with different stakeholders within MSF Austria and MSF international as well as insight into the international work of MSF
  • An open-ended employment contract and flexible working hours
  • Annual ticket for public transport in Vienna
  • Annual minimum gross salary for 20 hours /week of € 18.250, - with the possibility of higher payment depending on skills and experiences up to an annual maximum of € 21.420, -.

Please send your application (including motivation letter & CV) until September 19th 2021 via email to [email protected]. Any questions related to this post are welcome at the same email. Applications will be handled confidentially.

Deadline Bewerbung: 19.09.2021 - 23:59