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We open several Intern positions through the year. If you are interested in an internship at the World Heart Federation in communications, advocacy or research, please contact us at info(at) Priority given to Swiss citizens and Swiss permit holders.

My internship at the World Heart Federation was a very well-rounded, fresh and educational experience. With the support of my supervisor and encouragement of my colleagues, I was able to gain a great deal of knowledge in the areas of communications and noncommunicable diseases that I will carry with me throughout my academic and professional careers. Deepti V., WHF intern in 2014

Application open for Senior Partnership Manager in World Heart Federation


Opportunity to work as a Senior Partnership Manager for World Heart Federation in London

As part of our new “Achieving 25x25 Together” campaign, we are seeking a Senior Partnership Manager to join our small team, working closely with and supporting our Director of Partnerships in expanding and developing our membership and partnership fundraising base, driving new initiatives, coordinating efforts, resource and know-how among the private, public and NGO sectors. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential, with the role involving pitching, proposal and report writing. A good base of existing supporters will   be grown dramatically and the post holder will be responsible for existing and new stakeholder and project management together with the Director of Partnerships.
The role will work closely with members to strengthen their partnership capacity and skills providing technical support and advice as required.

A letter of motivation accompanied by a CV should be sent to hr(at)

Closing Date: 11th December


Position :          Senior Partnership Manager

Location :         London

Reporting to:    Director of Partnerships

Date:                November 2014


To build and expand the partnership fundraising base, including the development of shared value partnerships, participation in the World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health  and active engagement with the 25x25 strategy.  

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Director of Partnerships to help grow and develop the Fundraising base
  • Compile a prospect pipeline and develop cultivation and stewardship plans
  • Provide fundraising support to the Director of Partnerships
  • Develop fundraising proposals and project reports
  • Monitor all partnership income and expenditure budgets
  • Liaison with the Geneva and London Teams re Congress and Membership
  • Develop and implement the World Heart Federation Congress sponsorship strategy
  • Recruit and manage industry supporters, negotiating exhibition, satellite and sponsorship arrangements for the World Congress of cardiology and Cardiovascular Health
  • Liaise with the Congress Manager and the Project Control Office to ensure smooth running of the exhibition, satellite sessions and industry support for the Congress
  • Ensure coherence between Congress sponsorship and corporate sponsorship of other World Heart Federation initiatives
  • Research, develop and implement new initiatives for the Congress, including the development of new income streams and increased member engagement  

Required skills

  • Proven track record of winning new business and developing partnerships
  • Outgoing, open and friendly personality capable of engaging with diverse World Heart Federation members and stakeholders
  • Excellent English writing skills with ability to communicate, research and present  information in a clear and effective way
  • Excellent organisational skills, with project management experience
  • Detail-oriented person with ability to see bigger picture and grow the function
  • Fully conversant with Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrable  interest in global health issues  
  • Previous knowledge of congress industry a plus


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