Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare.  We offer assistance to people based on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.  We have the following vacancies and are looking for talented individuals with a strong desire to contribute to humanitarian work and commit to the aims and values of MSF to join our team in Taipei:
Events Officer (Taiwan)
Under the direct supervision of Office Manager (Taiwan) and functional supervision of the Communications Manager (Events) of MSF-Hong Kong and respective event owner, this position is responsible for ensuring appropriate planning, organisation, and execution of MSF public events in Taiwan to build up and strengthen the image of the organisation through engagement with the public during such events to enhance understanding and support of the organisation’s principles and charters, as well as its humanitarian work.
Major Responsibilities
  • Ensure a smooth production of MSF public events;
  • Lead and get heavily involved in the cross-departmental Working Group(s) in specific event organisation, when necessary, and to make sure those events are organized in the framework of MSF’s strategy;
  • Organize MSF (Hong Kong) Taiwan Office’s (“Taiwan Office”) public events to achieve the maximum supporter recruitment and awareness raising results holistically;
  • Ensure public events are being well promoted to optimize publicity within limited budget;
  • Supervise and handle the relevant human resources management of event assistant(s) and/or freelancer(s) and event volunteers of specific public events;
  • Assist the Office Manager to ensure proper resources (human and finance) are allocated in the office of different events throughout the year;
  • Develop a signature fundraising event for Taiwan Foundation to ultimately achieve maximum fundraising and awareness raising results;
  • Assess the risks and benefits to MSF’s public branding with external requests for event partnerships/presence; plan and coordinate the events, when necessary.
  • University graduate with minimum 3 years of solid work experience in the field of event management, marketing or public communications; 
  • Relevant experience in the execution of large scale public events and project coordination;
  • Resourceful connections with events-related partners and service vendors;
  • Competence in working with advertising agency, design houses and contractors
  • Detail-oriented with strong multitasking and organisational skills;
  • Sound knowledge in the necessary administrative procedures in the organisation of public events; 
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English and Chinese (Mandarin); 
  • Excellent team spirit  and ability to act as team player;
  • Sound negotiation and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work independently with functional supervisor based in the Hong Kong office;
  • Creative;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to respect deadlines;
  • Strong interest in world affairs;
  • Clear commitment to the aims and values of Médecins Sans Frontières.
How to apply
Please apply with a letter of motivation (in English) and full resume (in both English and Chinese), with expected salary and date of earliest availability by e-mail to tw.office@taiwan.msf.org before 30th Nov 2017. Application may be closed in advance, should a suitable candidate be identified. Applicants not invited for interview within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information collected is solely for recruitment purpose and shall be treated in strict confidence. 
受台北办事处经理管理与无国界医生(香港) 传讯(活动企划)经理及活动主办单位的职能监督,此职位负责在透过筹备、规划与执行无国界医生在台湾地区的公开活动与相关社群网络,产生并持续建立与强化无国界医生的组织形象,提升大众对组织原则、章程以及救援工作的认识与支持。
  • 确保无国界医生组织的公开活动流畅进行
  • 领导并与跨部门团队合作规划活动,并确保其依循无国界医生组织的策略架构
  • 筹备与规划无国界医生在台湾地区的公开活动,以达到全面性的支持者招募与认知度提升
  • 确保各公开活动在预算控管下具有良好的大众宣传效果
  • 管理与监督活动相关之协办人员、外部工作者及志工等相关人力资源。
  • 协助办公室经理评估年度各活动之人力与财务资源适当分配
  • 筹备与推广台湾地区的特定募款活动以提升募款并强化无国界医生的组织形象
  • 评估外部合作与活动出席对无国界医生组织形象的风险与优势,并协助规划与执行
  • 学士学位,至少3年活动统筹管理、行销或大众传播相关工作经验  
  • 筹备与企划大型公开活动之相关经验
  • 与合作及服务厂商间丰富的联繫管道
  • 具有与广告厂商、设计公司及外部合约工作者协调工作的能力
  • 针对细节的多方面处理与组织能力
  • 熟悉筹备公开活动所需之相关程序与流程
  • 流利的中文与英文说写能力
  • 良好的团队合作与团队精神
  • 良好的的表达与谈判协商能力
  • 具有在与无国界医生(香港)的职能管理者合作下独立工作的能力
  • 创造力
  • 具有承受压力与截稿期限的能力
  • 对国际事务具有高度兴趣与了解
  • 认同无国界医生的宗旨与价值观