Philanthropy Fundraising Manager

Closing date: 26 February 2024
Communications PR Fundraising Individual Giving Major Donor
  • Salary £40,000 per annum
  • Location Edinburgh, Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Contract, Full-time
  • Sectors Youth/Children
  • Job Reference :

Part home/Part office (Edinburgh) based

UNICEF ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. 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 part of our ambitious and successful Scotland team.

Your role will be to develop a strong knowledge of UNICEF’s work and philanthropic opportunities. You will be expected to build positive relationships with new and established philanthropists, and to raise funds to support UNICEF’s vital work. Within the team you will have specific responsibility for managing our mid-level donor programme through the creation of bespoke fundraising, engagement, and stewardship activities.

You will have experience developing relationships with high value supporters, making an ask for significant donations, and delivering excellent stewardship. You should be comfortable working on multiple projects within a small, busy, and motivated team, able to successfully engage colleagues and stakeholders at all levels and passionate about what UNICEF is trying to achieve for children.

Act now and visit the website via the apply button to apply online.

Closing date: 8am, Monday 26 February 2024.

First Round Interview date: Monday 11/Tuesday 12 March 2024 in person (Edinburgh office) or 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

· 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 organisation making a difference to children around the world

Our application process: We use a system called "Applied" that anonymises your responses and focuses on your actual skills that are relevant to this role. This benefits you by giving you a greater chance of expressing your skills in this objective selection process.

We are gradually moving back to our UK offices and we it is our policy that colleagues will work a minimum of one or two days a week in their regional offices.  We are happy to 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 the Supporter Care line 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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