Associate, Resource Mobilization Operations Americas Region

Reports to (role)

AMERICAS Regional Head of Resource Mobilization


The Resource Mobilization Americas Region is responsible for fundraising in the entire Americas Region among state donors, the private sector and development actors for the ICRC's mandate and operations worldwide.


Support the ambitions of the unit in developing and stewarding fundraising partnerships with donor states and the private sector in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, and with development actors such as the World Bank.


Internally, s/he supports Resource Mobilization relationship managers and REM audience’ leads across income streams: government, private sector and development actors. S/he may be required to interact with colleagues in other ICRC departments and units, such as Communication and Operations.

General Duties

•    Understands and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
•    Understands and adheres to the ICRC Code of Conduct
•    Understands the roles of the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
•    Respects and observes staff regulations and security rules at all times
•    Represents the ICRC in a professional manner at all times
•    Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers
•    Performs all duties with the highest level of confidentiality in the interest of the employees and the ICRC
•    May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities

•    Assists with the day-to-day management of relations with governments in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, including providing ad-hoc information on projects, funding proposals, meeting arrangements, and email correspondence.
•    Assists in the preparation and follow up of bilateral meetings with government donors (mainly Permanent Missions in Geneva). This includes research, preparation of presentations and drafting of follow-up emails and reports/minutes.
•    Monitors government contributions to the ICRC and assists in forecasting Latin American and the Caribbean government contributions.
•    Assists in the production of a customized monthly newsletter for Latin American and the Caribbean government representatives.


Private Sector:
•    Supports engagement with the private sector (e.g., individual donors, corporates, foundations and associations) in Latin America, monitoring contributions and prospecting and profiling high-level individual and corporate donors.
•    Assists in the production of tailored content for digital donors, including email appeals, newsletters, and online materials in a monthly and/or quarterly basis.
•    Translates, proofreads, and edits emails, online campaigns, PowerPoint presentations, newsletters, and online/social media content from English to Spanish.
•    Supports the development of digital marketing campaigns to prospects and donors, as requested.
•    Assists in fundraising efforts with RCRC National Societies in the Americas Region.


Development Actors:
•    Assists with the management of relations and projects negotiations with international financial institutions, e.g., the World Bank and the InterAmerican Development Bank. 
•    Helps drafting and reviewing memorandums of understanding, contracts, and other types of documents with counterparts in the development sector. 
•    Prepares presentations for meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.

Professional Experience required

•    Prior experience in fundraising, humanitarian action, marketing and/or partnerships management with government, an international organization, or NGO.
•    Prior experience with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement desired.

Education required

•    Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., international relations, international law, international economics, international politics, humanitarian action, development, diplomacy, etc.).
•    Native-level command of Spanish and proficiency in English. A good command of French desired.

Our Values

  • At the ICRC, we value impact, collaboration, respect, and compassion. We seek candidates who demonstrate behaviors based on these shared values. For more information on the ICRC values, please visit this page.

Additional information

  • Location: Geneva
  • Type of contract: Traineeship - 12 months duration
  • Starting date: March 2024
  • Working rate: 100%
  • Gross monthly salary: 3’840 CHF
  • Application deadline: 27 February 2024


The ICRC values diversity and is committed to create an inclusive working environment. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply, including those who do not have the right to work in the EU/EEA.

How to apply

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You will need to upload your resume and a cover letter as well as copies of your diplomas and certifications, valid license to practice, passport and driving license.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment

Location:  Geneva (GVA)
Job Family:  Administration / Finance / Human Resources
Contract Type:  Traineeship

Title:  Associate, Resource Mobilization Operations Americas Region

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