Position: Fundraising Specialist (Legacies), P3 (2 Posts)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Salary: This are P3 post on the UN Salary scales
Closing date: 27/07/2020 (day/month/year)
Come join UNICEF's global legacy team and make a difference for
children around the world. We are looking for a passionate, skilled legacy
specialist to help our fundraisers around the world build excellent legacy
giving programs. This a quickly growing fundraising area for UNICEF, and we
need your experience to ensure we maximize the opportunity for UNICEF!
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places,
to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To
defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for
every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
The Private Sector Fundraising and Partnerships (PSFP)
section within Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP) works with
National Committees and UNICEF Country Offices to maximize income and drive
income growth to support UNICEF’s mission.
These 2 Fixed-Term (FT) positions of Fundraising
Specialist (Legacies) will work as part of the legacy team within the wider
Individual Giving team, who work with markets to directly influence private
sector income. Legacies contribute towards the strategic plan 2018-21 goals for
Individual supporters, through both revenues raised and the number of
supporters interested in leaving a legacy gift to UNICEF, and the legacy team
support on achieving the KPIs through their work with markets.
These 2 Fixed-Term (FT) Fundraising Specialist
(Legacies) will primarily focus on supporting and enabling a portfolio of
markets to grow their legacy activities to achieve higher levels of income from
The incumbents of each position will also support on
the implementation and further development of UNICEF’s global legacy
fundraising strategy and both manage and contribute to a range of key projects
and initiatives that relate to driving the ambitious growth of this income
channel for the organization.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
incumbents will provide strategic advice, technical fundraising expertise and
support and guidance to a portfolio of UNICEF fundraising markets to help them
grow and develop their legacy programs, in alignment with the UNICEF global
legacy strategy. The incumbents will also lead or support on a range of key
initiatives and projects driven by the central legacy team.
are a cross-functionals role that will work together with other members of the
Private Sector Fundraising and Partnerships team and be a part of the central
legacy team in Geneva.
Support a portfolio of UNICEF markets to deliver
increased performance in income and marketing results
Support markets in portfolio and at a global level on a
range of key initiatives and projects that are related to
Other duties as required.
are P3 posts on the UN Salary scales. For more information on remuneration and
benefits, please visit UNICEF’s Entitlements’ page.
If you would like to find estimates for entitlements, you may use the online Salary Estimate Calculator.
is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages
qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic
backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a
part of our organisation.
has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and
objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and
abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also
adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will,
therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be
expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would
bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email
only to Karem Armstrong at (see email below).
ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” Please put “UNICEF Legacies” in the email subject line. Also please let us
know where you saw the post advertised.
The deadline for applications is Monday July
27th, 2020 18.00 GMT
PLEASE NOTE: There will be a two-stage
application process which means that candidates that fully meet the criteria
above will be subsequently asked to complete a further online process within
the UNICEF recruitment system
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2020-07-27
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