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Corporate Fundraising Officer (Partnership Retention), NO-2, Brasilia, Brazil


Under the supervision of the Corporate Partnership Specialist and the technical supervision of the Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Officer, the Corporate Fundraising Officer (Partnership Retention) will be accountable to optimize the value of existing corporate partnerships.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of the Corporate Partnership Specialist and the technical supervision of the Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Officer, the Corporate Fundraising  Officer (Partnership Retention) will be accountable to optimize the value of existing corporate partnerships.


Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks


Fundraising strategy
- Under the coordination and leadership of the supervisor, establish the Corporate Partnerships plan with objective to secure and increase high-value and long-term alliances, as well as flexible, sustainable and predictable revenue as part of overall Resource Mobilization and Program Strategy defined by RM&P Manager
- Ensure the plan is aligned with the local and global priorities
- Identify and monitor industry trends as well as best practices at UNICEF network, including experiences from competitors and Natcoms with the goal to turn these into recommendations on how to strengthen the strategy and action plans
- Propose innovative ways to further develop existing and new fundraising channels and translate the ideas into strategies and concrete plans/results: virtual reality; exhibition; events, 4C’s, etc.
- Propose and manage the development of Business Cases with potential for replication
- Analyze the operational actions needed and take the necessary steps to implement the programmes and communication of each partnership agreement

Partnership maximization

- Develop proposals and negotiate agreements
- In close interaction with different areas, support in the development of the campaign, including development of materials, training, and communication possibilities along negotiation
- Evaluate and analyze results of each partnership to ensure strategies were adequate to goals planned.
- Flag risk and propose mitigation plans if needed
- Search and attend forums, groups and events, which counts with the presence of the top management of the private sector, in order to improve networking with companies’ decision makers 

Global priorities and campaigns

- Promote a “share and compare” culture throughout the different channels using appropriate tools in order to fully leverage the search and reapply opportunities nationally and regionally or globally when applicable


Compliance with UNICEF’s rules and guidelines

- Ensure the entire process of partner development follows UNICEF guidelines including screening and proposal submissions (DD1, DD2, and Opportunity)
- Draft contracts with the necessary juridical support.
- Interact with the local, Regional and Global team to evaluate opportunities and fluxes, as well as clearance monitoring


Monitoring and assessment

- Monitor progress of decisions and action plans based on outcome of items above
- Carry workflow of activities/maintains information flow in the absence of the Corporate Manager
- Create an annual forecast of corporate donations’ entry. Revisit the material in a monthly basis and adjust it, if necessary
- Assist in the preparation of the office/region RM&P budget
- Prepare periodical fundraising reports, monitor and maintain control records
- Evaluate and analyze financial and non-financial results from the alliances, checking efficiency of strategies used and suggesting necessary adjustments with a view of increasing results and revenue


Qualifications of Successful Candidate


- First level University degree (Bachelor's or equivalent) preferably in Marketing, International Relations, Communication or Business Administration is required.



- At least two (2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in Private Sector Fundraising, Corporate Alliances Management, or Marketing; some of which in international organization are required.

- Additional years of experience in the related fields is considered an asset. 

- Specialized skills in Customer Marketing Actions or Private Sector Fundraising are desirable.


Language Requirements

- Fluency in English and Portuguese is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.


Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity


Core competencies

  • Communication (II)
  • Working with People (II)
  • Drive for Results (II)


Functional Competencies

  • Relating and Networking (II)
  • Persuading and Influencing (II)
  • Planning and Organizing (I)  
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking (I)


To view our competency framework, please click here

Note: Please note that this Vacancy Announcement is open for competition to Brazilian nationals only.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

In relation, please note that all candidates who wish to apply to this Vacancy Announcement are requested to prepare and submit their respected UNICEF applications in English language.

UNICEF 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 organization.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Brasília
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-19

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