Bulgaria: Fundraising Assistant – Individual Giving

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Bulgaria
Closing date: 30 Nov 2017

Ifyou 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 for the job.

Under the supervision of the Fundraising Officer – Individual Giving, the Fundraising Assistant – Individual Giving supports the successful implementation of Bulgariacountry officeFundraising Strategic Plan and the individual donors’ programme.

Summary of key functions and accountabilities.

Support to the individual donors’ programme.

  • Supports the implementation of fundraising campaigns and events for acquisition and conversion of private individual donors. Assisting direct marketing activities including direct mail/e-mail, digital and mobile fundraising campaigns, telemarketing.
  • Participates in the implementation of new fundraising channels and techniques.
  • Assists the implementation of the monthly giving programme.
  • Supports the donor loyalty and engagement programme.
  • Reporting and database maintenance.

  • Generates clear and comprehensive reports on fundraising campaigns for individual donors.
  • Supports maintenance of donor’s database and supporting spreadsheets.
  • Provides technical/administrative support to the fundraising section upon request. Supports procurement of services process andperforms assigned administrative tasks.
  • Required qualifications of the successful candidate.

    Education: University degree in marketing, business administration, social sciences, or related field complemented by completion of relevant training, technical courses, specialization, etc.

    Work experience: Minimum 6 years of experience in marketing, fundraising and database management.

    Technical skills: Excellent computer skills. ADVANCED knowledge of MS Excel, Access, various database formats and the managing of conversions from one format to another.

    Languages: Fluency in English and excellent verbal and written Bulgarian.

    Required competencies of the successful candidate.

    The required core values the candidates should possessare: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and the followingcore competencies: Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The requiredfunctional competenciesare: Analyzing, Applying Technical Expertise, Planning and Organizing and Following Instructions and Procedures.

    Application process.

    All applications to UNICEF are required to be submitted through UNICEF’s online recruiting system.Candidates can apply to the above position by submittingtheir application on our website.The application should include a CV and aCover Letter describing how the candidate best meets each of the requirements of the post, two most recent performance appraisals or evaluation reports if available and names, emails and phone details of three work related referees including supervisors. All applications should be in English.

    Deadline forapplications is30 November 2017.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    How to apply:

    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. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=508887

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