Location: European Union or United Kingdom / home based
Contract: Full-time (part time also possible)
Tasks and core responsibilities (non-exhaustive and subject to change depending on needs of the organisation):
MPE offers an exciting position in an even more exciting European non-profit organisation in the emerging fields of patient-centred healthcare and patient advocacy, working together with key patient advocacy leaders across Europe
We offer full-time or part-time internship at the communications area, giving the opportunity to learn, progress and to integrate in a young, dynamic and multi-cultural team working from different European cities.
- Design of MPE patient materials (leaflets, conference reports, factsheets…)
- Filming and video edition of educational clips, animated videos and audio-visual content
- Design of infographics, ppt templates and corporate materials as well as graphic content to be used in social media channels
- Assisting with web design (mainly WordPress)
- Knowledge of design and video software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe Premiere)
- Skills in writing and editing in English, preferably C2 level.
- Proficient at Office suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or equivalent)
- Work from home in a virtual setting with a team spread across Europe
- Flexible approach and able to work with an international team in a virtual setting
- Knowledge of other languages apart from English and experience in patient advocacy, or non-profit healthcare associated organisations are not required but will be valued
Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) is a pan-European organisation representing around 50 myeloma and amyloidosis patient groups from over 30 European countries. It is registered as an international non-profit organisation under Belgian Law. A Board mainly composed of patients and caregivers is elected by the membership to oversee the strategy and governance of the organisation. A team of ten staff members runs the day to day operations, programmes and services.
MPE is dedicated to improving the treatment, care and quality of life of patients with myeloma and AL Amyloidosis. To this end, the main goals of the organisation are:
- Collaborating on projects to the benefit of the myeloma community
- Exchanging information and best practice
- Developing existing patient groups and encouraging and facilitating the setting up of new groups
- Helping to shape appropriate health-related policies and initiatives on a European and national level
- Ensuring patients across Europe receive timely access to new treatment
- Stimulating and promoting patient-centred research and clinical trials
- Developing a strong evidence base for the needs and wants of patients and their role in research
- Providing information, educational and outreach programmes to member groups
If you wish to apply, please send complete the form below.