Fundraising Associate (Face-to-Face Fundraising), (G-6), Bucharest, Romania, #123811[Temporary Appointment 364 Days]

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    7 days ago
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    Partnership and Resource Mobilization
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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, hero

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Under the guidance of the direct supervisor, Fundraising Officer, the Fundraising Associate, Face-to-Face Fundraising, supports the section through providing a range of procedural, administrative, and operational support in developing, implementing, executing and monitoring private sector (PSFR) fundraising activities, ensuring effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations. For more information about the position check about the face-to-face fundraising program and apply now.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

  1. Summary of key functions/accountabilities::
  • support to Face-to-Face Fundraising (F2F FR) campaigns development, planning and execution;
  • support to F2F fundraisers’ recruitment and retention;
  • support to monitoring and reporting of F2F campaigns results;
  • support to logistic and administrative tasks.
  1. Support to F2F FR campaigns development, planning and execution:
  • supports the design of F2F FR campaigns, by drafting business plans, forecasts, budgets;
  • implements F2F campaigns in Bucharest and other cities in Romania, as per annual FR workplans;
  • liaises with various suppliers (for example, field marketing agencies) for the implementation of F2F FR campaigns
  1. Support to F2F Fundraisers’ recruitment and retention:
  • recruits new fundraisers in the team;
  • selects potential partners and presents the opportunity for working as a F2F fundraiser (such as: universities, high schools, other partners);
  • supports the onboarding of new fundraisers;
  • supports the development and delivery of various trainings for F2F fundraisers, together with or as a backup for the FR Trainer Consultant;
  • contributes to cultivating and retaining fundraisers by developing and implementing a retention plan for fundraisers;
  • establishes clear individual performance objectives for fundraisers and provides timely guidance to enable the team to achieve their goals
  1. Support to monitoring and reporting of F2F FR campaigns results:
  • permanently monitors campaigns and constantly evaluates results against established campaign KPIs;
  • suggests improvements and takes the necessary measures to achieve campaigns KPIs;
  • fundraising objectives and results (e.g. number of new donors acquired, average donation etc.) are monitored and specific training sessions are implemented for fundraisers to achieve the established KPIs;
  1. Support to logistic and administrative tasks:
  • supports with the preparation, organizing and follow up of different types of events, activities and meetings, field visits, by making the logistical arrangements;
  • drafts Terms of Reference for contractors that provide a service to the section. This includes preparing and filing documents, completing necessary forms and templates, and making necessary logistical arrangements.
  • performs various transactions in VISION;
  • performs other tasks, as required

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

  • Education-Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in Sales, Communications, Business, Marketing or other relevant field.
  • Experience-Minimum of six years of work experience, in sales, marketing, customer retention / loyalty or fundraising.  
  • Language Requirements- Native Romanian, fluency in English, spoken and written.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, 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. All selected candidates will, therefore, 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.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. 

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). 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.

UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at