Fundraising Knowledge Coordinator 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 Fundraising Knowledge Coordinator in Geneva, Switzerland.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Fundraising Knowledge Coordinator will perform the following functions-

  • Guided by the fundraising knowledge management strategic framework, help establish and then coordinate processes for systematically identifying and capturing emerging good practice from countries.
  • Globally qualify, disseminate and promote global fundraising best practice, so that fundraisers in every UNICEF market can share, and have access to, knowledge on cutting edge fundraising techniques.
  • Working closely with the Chief, Investment Funds and Global Best Practice, help advocate for the sharing and adoption of best-practice fundraising techniques, supporting a process of evaluating and communicating success across the network of UNICEF markets.
  • Support summarizing key issues and opportunities for the Deputy Director Private Sector Fundraising and Chief Market Development to communicate to decision makers and opinion formers with the UNICEF family.
  • That will include providing summarized insights and information from the systems s/he develops and others already in place, and occasionally helping to draft communications used by PFP specialists and senior staff.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University degree in any of the following: Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Fundraising or equivalent.
  • A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Ideally that will include knowledge management/best practice exchange and fundraising/marketing responsibility, but candidates with relevant competence in either area may also be considered.
  • In addition experience in knowledge management and best practice exchange processes and approaches within an international environment is an asset, as is knowledge of user experience and familiarity with knowledge management/exchange technologies/platforms.
  • Fluency in English is required and working knowledge of another UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.