Emergency Fundraising Specialist (Leadership Giving) at UNICEF, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: 5 March 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Fundraising Specialist in Geneva, Switzerland.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Emergency Fundraising Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Develop Leadership Giving engagement propositions to grow and maximize the value of both Business and Key Influencer partnerships in relation to humanitarian crises.
  • Influence and supports co-design and co-creation processes with relevant internal and external stakeholders, with the close involvement of prospects and partners.
  • Ensure priority markets get regular best-in-class technical support on emergency fundraising.
  • Drive optimization of opportunities through an integrated approach and coordination with the emergency fundraising team, leveraging on the marketing perspective, field intelligence and data analysis and other resources that might help to grow the value of the partnership.
  • As part of the emergency fundraising team and of the PSFR emergency task force, acts as central leadership giving focal point for emergency responses.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • At least 5 years professional experience in fundraising (commercial or non-commercial business development, marketing, Major gifts or high value relationship management or other related fields).
  • Good commercial awareness and proven business acumen.
  • Proven track record of working to deadlines.
  • Capacity to work in team, under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent writing skills in English, fluency in other UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish) is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.