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Philanthropy Manager

Employer
Unicef UK
Location
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
Salary
£33,000 - £38,000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jan 2020

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Function
Fundraising, Major Donor/ Gifts, Supporter Development, Trusts & Foundations
Sector
Children & Youth, International, Poverty Relief, Human Rights
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

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.

The Philanthropy Team at Unicef UK raises income from major philanthropists and high net worth individuals based in the UK. Having recently recruited a permanent Director of Philanthropy, the team is now implementing an ambitious three-year strategy for transformational income growth to support the vital work of Unicef across the world.

As Philanthropy Manager, 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 identify supporters in the current pipeline capable of uplifting their support and bring in new supporters to significantly grow our major donor pipeline.

To be successful, you will have experience of securing multi-year donations from major donors and have a track record of delivering against ambitious fundraising targets.

We’re working with Peridot Partners to recruit this role.  For more information and to apply, please visit https://www.peridotpartners.co.uk/jobs/philanthropy-manager-unicef-uk/

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 20 January 2020.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level. 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 are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote 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.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)

Company

Unicef UK is a registered charity that raises funds for the emergency and development work of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) around the world. Unicef UK also runs domestic programmes, working with schools, hospitals and local authorities to support child health and well-being in the UK. Founded in 1956, Unicef UK is headquartered in London, and has more than 250 employees and 200 volunteers.

Unicef provides nutrition, water, sanitation and protection for children caught in emergencies. It has permanent offices in more than 190 countries around the world and coordinates relief when emergencies like earthquakes, flooding or violent conflict, strike. Unicef provides emergency aid supplies such as water containers and nutrition supplements. It also supplies vaccines for one in three of the world’s children. Beyond life-saving supplies, Unicef also offers safety and learning opportunities for children through protected child-friendly spaces and schools.

Unicef doesn’t receive any funding from the UN budget and Unicef UK’s prime task is to raise money from the public to support Unicef’s work. Unicef UK is also funded by charitable trusts and foundations, government departments and corporate partners.

Unicef UK has its own projects and works with schools, hospitals and local authorities in the UK to promote the rights of children and young people. The Rights Respecting Schools Award aims to put children’s rights at the heart of schools in the UK. The award recognises a school’s achievement in supporting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child both within the school and beyond.

The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative was launched in 1994 and is designed to support breastfeeding and parent-infant relationships by working with public services to improve standards of care. The charity supports best practice by NHS trusts, other health care facilities and higher education institutions and recognises those that have achieved the required standard through an accreditation process.

Unicef UK is also working with a small number of local authorities, such as Derry & Strabane, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and Tower Hamlets, to transform services for the most vulnerable children through a child rights based approach. The Child Rights Partners programme was launched as a three year pilot in November 2013 and focuses on children in care or leaving care and services for young people with drug and alcohol problems.

Unicef UK says it is committed to a positive and friendly work environment and sound work-life balance. It offers a range of employee benefits.

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