UNICEF ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated, and protected than any other organization. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.
This is a great opportunity to join the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) as a Philanthropy Manager.
The Philanthropy Manager will join a team of high-performing fundraisers who maximize income and support for UNICEF through stewarding existing relationships and building new high value relationships with individuals.
Your role will be to develop a strong knowledge of UNICEF’s work and build positive relationships with philanthropy prospects in order to effectively solicit multi-year gifts.
You will manage your own portfolio of donors and will identify supporters in the current pipeline capable of uplifting their support and bring in new supporters to significantly grow our major donor pipeline.
A successful candidate will have experience of securing five-figure donations from individuals or family foundations and managing relationships with major supporters.
They will have superb interpersonal skills and be experienced at making direct contact with individual donors and pitching inspiring proposals.
To succeed in this role will require a manager to build positive working relationships with colleagues from other fundraisers through to programme experts.
Act now and visit www.unicef.org.uk/jobs to apply online.
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 14 April 2023.
Interview date: Friday, 28 April 2023 via video conferencing (MS Teams).
In return, we offer:
Excellent pay and benefits (including flexible working, generous annual leave and pension, big brand discounts and wellbeing tools)
Outstanding training and learning opportunities and the support to flourish in your role.
Impressive open plan office space and facilities on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
An open culture and workplace with colleagues who share our values, enjoy their work and are motivated to do their utmost for children.
The opportunity to work in a leading children’s organization making a difference to children around the world
Our application process: We use a system called “Applied” that anonymizes your response and focuses on your actual skills that are relevant to this role. This benefits you because living you a greater chance of expressing your skills in this objective selection process.
We are gradually moving back to our offices on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London and we anticipate most colleagues will work one or two days a week in the office and the rest of the time from home. We will happily discuss other flexible options to suit your circumstances.
We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, disabled candidates, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level at UNICEF UK. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.
UNICEF UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
We welcome a conversation about your flexible working requirements, personal growth, and promoting a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.
We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights.
If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.
If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.
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