The Donor Relations & Partnerships (DRP) four-person team leads on HD’s overall income strategy and co-ordinates activities aimed at raising unearmarked funds.

Based in Geneva – 100%

April – September 2023

Reporting to the Donor Relations & Partnerships unit Officer, responsibilities will include:

  • Support a new initiative led by the DRP team to raise income from Philanthropy, in collaboration with concerned project teams;
  • Help plan, coordinate and realise three donor events;
  • Support the development of the Donor Relations Management system (DRM);
  • Bring up to date donor related information in the database, including liaising with HD regional management on how to populate with all of HD’s donor activities;
  • Co-ordinate a self-review desktop assessment of a complex multi-year donor grant agreement.

The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent oral and written French and English skills;
  • Autonomous; Strong attention to detail; good organisational and interpersonal skills and team spirit;
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks.

In compliance with Swiss regulations, HD will only consider the following applications:

  • If the internship is required for a diploma;
  • If the internship is undertaken after the completion of an initial course of study (Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree) and is meant to help the intern choose a further course of study (Master’s/ Doctoral degree) (an attestation from the second school will be requested);
  • If the candidate is currently doing a career transition within the framework of an official, federal or cantonal scheme (unemployment internship programme).

The candidate will receive a stipend during his/her internship.

If you are interested in this internship and meet the above-described qualifications, please send your resume (max. 2 pages) and cover letter in a single PDF file by 24 February 2023 to Please include “Intern – DRP” in the subject line of your email.

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