Private Partnership Consultant at WFP, New York, United States

Deadline: 26 September 2017

World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Private Partnership Consultant in New York, United States. The duration of this post is 11 months.

World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Private Partnership Consultant will perform the following functions-

  • Identify new private sector prospects by leveraging fundraising networks and existing relationships with companies in key North American markets and contribute to the American growth strategy.
  • Ensure renewal and supervision of a portfolio of partnerships, soliciting contributions, providing on-going stewardship and assessing results in order to maximise resourcing raised for WFP.
  • Develop presentations and craft partnerships concepts in coordination with WFP technical units and field operations for potential partners and submit grant applications.
  • Handle complex sales processes and help negotiate advantageous contributions.
  • Manage select fundraising efforts and initiatives including, but not limited to cause-related marketing campaigns, emergency appeals and employee fundraising campaigns.
  • Coach and provide guidance to junior staff.
  • Liaise with in-house services to ensure proper fund management, grant registrations and fulfilment of contractual obligations.
  • Help organise key events and meetings.
  • Provide private sector partnership updates for WFP publications and website and draft communication plans as needed.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Management or Marketing or international relations (only if private sector/fundraising experience).
  • At least 5 years experience in fundraising, marketing/sales and account management is essential.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian/development sector a plus.
  • Proven ability to meet fundraising targets.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, communication and advocacy skills.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage sales processes.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks within deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment and international organization is essential.
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills in English language are a must.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Knowledge of a second UN language is desirable.

 How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WFP.

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