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The International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) is a non-governmental organisation that promotes the improvement of dermatological care, education and science across the world.

The International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD) was created in 1987 to carry out the humanitarian work of the ILDS. Today, the IFD supports projects in Africa, Asia Pacific and South America.


Project Officer 
The ILDS is looking for a new Project Officer to support the work of the International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD). 

You will provide project and partnership support to the IFD, including providing administrative support to the Chair and Committee, maintaining and developing constructive relationships with IFD partners and developing appropriate annual and project plans. Supporting specific projects may include undertaking research, drafting reports and developing briefing papers. As part of this role, you will also take a proactive approach to developing and coordinating the communications for the IFD along with supporting the coordination of ad-hoc events. Editorial support is also a key component in this role and you will provide support at all stages of the hardcopy and online publication of the Community Skin Health journal, including editing and proofreading and liaising with editors. 

To be a successful candidate, you will have relevant experience in a project support position with excellent project management skills. You will have proven experience building effective relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders and a good understanding of the project planning cycle. Editorial and publishing skills or experience would be highly valued, as would a flexible and adaptable attitude. It is expected you will be prepared to work as part of a small team and have a proactive approach to working with ability to use your initiative. 

Apply here:

Closing date: 12th April 2021  

(applications are being reviewed as they are received, so the vacancy may close early if a suitable candidate is found) 

UK Volunteering

If you have an interest in the work of the ILDS and IFD, and would like to volunteer in our London Office please contact

International Volunteering

Should you be interested in volunteering with one of our projects we will do our best to put you in touch with the project staff to discuss volunteering opportunities directly with them. For more information please contact