Why work for Unicef UK?


Here at Unicef UK, we’re united by our belief in a better world for children. By working here, you can help us change children’s lives for the better everywhere.

We work collaboratively, not just in teams. On projects like ITV’s Soccer Aid and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, we depend on working together to get the best possible results for children. Whatever your role, you’ll have the opportunity to join our ground-breaking work.

If you’re ambitious, motivated and talented and would like to make an impact, join us to help our ambitious work to help children in danger – and make a change for tomorrow’s children.

Anand Modha

“The opportunities we're given here are like no other charity. We work on incredible, innovative projects that change the world for children. 

The impact I can have with my colleagues here - whether we're lobbying governments, working with our world-class celebrity ambassadors, or putting on "best in class" events like Soccer Aid or the Halloween Ball - is like no other place I’ve worked.”

- Anand Modha, community fundraising development manager, Unicef


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Our culture

The Common Approach describes the way that we work at Unicef UK – reflecting our values, describing the culture we aspire to and cementing the heart of we do and how we do it.

We offer an open, collaborative, inspiring and supportive working environment, where colleagues are valued and empowered to innovate and share new ideas.

We offer agile working options to support work-life balance and wellbeing and to ensure we do the best work for children. Our bright, open plan office in Clerkenwell has quiet, collaborative and agile working spaces, and our technology supports us to do the best work for children.

We offer a wide range of benefits for staff at Unicef UK. We invest in your personal and professional development, and offer you a range of paths on your learning journey. As a new employee, you’ll understand more about Unicef’s work in the UK and abroad, and how individual and team roles contribute to achieving our ambitious goals for children. You will also have access to learning workshops, e-learning, mentoring and our Leadership Development Programme.

Children in Malawi

Children in Malawi make the "Put Children First" sign with their hands for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Unicef/2014/Matas

Unicef is currently recruiting for a range of roles including:

  • Children's rights & business specialist
  • New ventures manager (direct marketing)
  • Insight manager (part-time)
  • New ventures manager
  • Senior new ventures manager
  • Philanthropy executive.

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