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Re-Advertisement: Fund Raising Officer (Marketing Communications), NO1, Fixed Term, Manila, 126743 (for Nationals Only)

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a fair chance

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have worked in the Philippines continuously since 1948.

UNICEF’s vision for every child in the Philippines is intimately linked to the realization of several Sustainable Development Goals and the promise to leave no one behind.  By 2030, we want to see that no child in the Philippines suffers from hunger; that every child has access to good health services, quality education opportunities, clean water and toilets; and children grow up protected and develop in an inclusive, just and peaceful society.

Since its establishment, UNICEF has been helping the Philippine government to strengthen national policies, programmes and services to ensure that all Filipino children enjoy their rights. UNICEF supports the Government to extend the coverage and implementation of policies and legislation that benefit children and the most disadvantaged; to support the implementation of positive budget reforms and leverage the considerable fiscal space; to innovate and adapt national programmes to support inclusivity and relevance in diverse remote rural areas, impoverished urban areas, hazard and conflict-prone areas; and to strengthen national capacity to monitor change for children.

As an impartial partner, we are mandated to work with both state and non-state actors to protect the rights and promote the wellbeing of every child. We have successfully worked through many Government reforms in the Philippines, and we continue to work with the national government, its different agencies, and departments, and with local government units and authorities, including the Bangsamoro Transition Authority in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

UNICEF’s capacity, technical skills and structure allow us to work effectively with policy and decision-makers and be among the first responders to humanitarian crisis. It allows us to assess and respond quickly to the priorities and needs of communities in the most remote and underserved areas of the country. 

Visit this link for more information on UNICEF in the Philippines https://www.unicef.org/philippines/

How can you make a difference?

The Fundraising Officer for marketing and communications primarily acts as interphase between the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Team (PFP) and the Communication and Programme Teams to facilitate the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of marketing and communication strategies aimed at raising funds and/or working with companies and other private sector actors to promote and protect child rights, ensuring full alignment with UNICEF Philippines communication, fundraising, and partnerships goals and guidelines (including branding guidelines), thus enhancing the organization´s credibility and brand.

Under the supervision of the Chief of PFP, the post shall undertake the following tasks:

1. Marketing and communications

• Provide effective and timely technical advice towards the development of marketing communication plans and content plans aimed at reaching existing/potential individual donors and companies, to secure or maintain their donations or engagement with UNICEF´s cause.

• Develop/support the development of marketing communication plans as well as content plans aimed at reaching potential and existing donors as well as potential or existing corporate allies.

• Help identify key segmented audiences, within the above-mentioned groups, and guide efforts by fundraising colleagues to reach and engage those audiences as part of fundraising/alliance-building efforts.

• Support efforts of corporate and major donors/key influencer fundraising colleagues, by developing the marketing and communication aspects of their proposals and supporting their implementation as needed.

2. External Media – Communication Support for Fundraising

• Assist in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information material in all media formats, in alignment with PFP´s objectives.

• Develop effective key messages, Q&As, briefing documents for fundraising/alliance-building initiatives led by PFP.

• In close collaboration with Communication, Programme, and PFP colleagues, prepare background communication and promotional material for briefing and field visits by media, individual and corporate allies. Collaborate in the planning, logistic and administrative arrangements for these visits, facilitating multimedia production and dissemination of related content.

3. Donor Communications

• Ensure that the production of communication products and material is timely executed and followed up to support the country office´s fundraising strategies and resource mobilization efforts as defined by the PFP workplan.

• Develop and/or gather content for fundraising communication materials such as appeals, newsletters, stories with photographs and case studies, for effective donor recruitment and retention, including for emergencies. This may involve writing or commissioning and managing other writers and photographers from time to time.

• Supervise the production of advocacy and communication material for fundraising (e.g., films, videos, audio-visuals, etc.), and oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design etc.) to meet UNICEF brand standards.

• Recommend appropriate information and communication material for use in media, and other advocacy, communication, and fundraising activities.

• Develop Donor Journeys and support Donor Journey mapping activities.

• Supervise implementation of donor journey touchpoints on Salesforce Marketing Cloud.

• Develop fundraising materials for individual, major donors and corporate partners such as Telemarketing scripts, Face to Face Fundraising (F2F) materials, Digital Ads, SEM Copies, Corporate ads and brochures materials, Major Donor and Legacy eDMs, ads, website copies, etc.

4. Copy writing and content production

• Provide effective supervision and advice towards the production of communication/marketing material for fundraising purposes, including copy writing, ensuring quality of content, appropriateness of visual images, written content and tone to target audience (individuals/corporates) and brand alignment, in support of efforts by PFP staff.

• Draft or revise as needed scripts and other written communication content linked to fundraising/alliance-building initiatives led by PFP.

• Direct the pre-production, production and post-production of multimedia content for fundraising/alliance-building purposes, for dissemination through both traditional and digital media channels, including for engagement through social media and ensuring alignment with communication and branding guidelines.

• Compile visual content (photos, videos, infographics, etc.) from already existing internal sources for use in communication activities linked to fundraising/alliance-building efforts.

• Support PFP colleagues in the development of proposals for corporate partners (existing or potential) and related recognition plans by advising on use of images, written content, messaging, branding, etc.

5. Monitoring and evaluation

• Monitor and evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of fundraising donor materials for individual giving materials to target audiences and participate in the evaluation of their impact.

• Use the learnings from the campaigns to improve acquisition and donor retention plans • Develop key messages, Q&As, briefing notes, and proposals for Fundraising campaigns involving Ambassadors and HPS.

• Support the Communication Focal Point for Ambassadors to develop and implement the GWA annual workplans, including learning sessions and providing updates on key advocacy and fundraising campaigns.

• Support Ambassador and HPS in advocacy and fundraising events, meetings, field visits and media activities

6. UNICEF Ambassadors and High-Profile Supporters (HPS)

• Under the guidance and supervision of the PFP Chief and Communication Specialists, provide high-level support for engaging with Ambassadors and High-Profile Supporters in support of Fundraising and Partnership goals.

*A complete Job description may be found in this link Download File Fundraising Officer_ Marketing Communication_Final Sig Box.pdf

How to apply

Qualified candidates are requested to complete an online candidate profile in http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/ by 14 December 2023 Only applications sent through the e-recruitment portal under Job no. 567457 will be considered.

By applying through our Talent Management System (TMS) you agree to our privacy statement which is in line with the Philippines’ Data Privacy Act. You are strongly advised to read carefully through the privacy statement before submitting your application.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A university degree in any of the following: Business, Marketing, Management, Communication, Arts, Social Sciences, International Relations, or a related field.
  • Minimum of one (1) year relevant work experience in creative writing and editing for resource mobilization, marketing, advertising, customer loyalty, and related fields.
  • Additional professional experience in fundraising and/or marketing and/or sales, and/or communication, would be an asset.
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills desired.
  • Experience in private sector fundraising will be an asset.
  • Fluency in English/Filipino both oral and written is required.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an advantage.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. 

Remarks:

UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable male candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be cancelled.

All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: 29 Nov 2023 Singapore Standard Time
Deadline: 14 Dec 2023 Singapore Standard Time

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