Customize your experience with tailored alerts and newsletters

Devex gives you access to such a vast amount of resources and news, that it can be tricky staying on top of everything. To ensure you can focus on the development news, jobs or business information that you need, you can set up alerts or select specific newsletters that are focussed on your objectives and interests.

This article gives you a brief overview of the different types of newsletters and alerts that you can subscribe to, and how to do so.

  1. Devex newsletters, focus areas and daily briefings
  2. Creating job alerts
  3. Creating business alerts
  4. Where to manage all Devex communications

1. Devex Newsletters, focus areas and daily briefings

Below is a list of Devex newsletters, what they cover and how often they are released. Once you are logged into your account, you can subscribe or unsubscribe to each newsletter by following this link, and clicking on each newsletter. Note: this doesn't include Devex Pro content.



From this page, you will also be able to subscribe to:

  • Daily briefings from special events:
    • World Health Assembly
    • Global Goals week
    • ...and more! 

2. Creating jobs alerts

If you are searching for your next job or just want to keep an eye on what opportunities are out there, it may be useful to set up job alerts. In doing so, new jobs that match your skills and interests will be sent directly to your inbox. 

To create job alerts, follow these easy steps:

  • Go to the jobs board
  • Use keywords and job filters to refine the list of open positions
  • Click on Alerts button

You will then have the option of receiving your alert(s) on a daily or weekly basis. More detailed instructions on how to enhance your search can be found here.


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3. Creating business alerts

Members can use business alerts to receive funding opportunities and funding news of relevance directly to their inbox. The goal of Devex's business development resources is to improve the efficiency of professionals working in international development, and setting up effective business alerts is key to achieving this.

You can create funding alerts by following these steps:

  • Go to the funding search
  • Use keywords and filters to refine the list of results
  • Click on Create Alert

More detailed instructions on how to set up different business alerts and search through funding opportunities can be found here.



4. Where to manage all Devex communications

As the media platform for the global development community, our mission is to keep you connected to the right information at the right time, so that you can do more good for more people.

If at any time you would like to adjust your subscription settings, you can do so by logging into your Devex profile and clicking on "Manage Newsletters" in the dropdown user menu in the top right hand corner of your screen. This is where you will be able to manage all Devex communications, including notifications and alerts.


If you scroll down to your Global Settings, you can choose to receive only selected newsletters and custom alerts (e.g. job alerts, billing alerts...), or to unsubscribe from all emails from Devex.