Partnerships Officer at UNICEF, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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Deadline: 12 October 2022

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Partnerships Officer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Partnerships Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Identify, research, meet and develop funding proposals for potential corporate partners and secure funds from companies, their customers/employees and their foundations that will maximise long-term income in support of UNICEF’s programmatic objectives.
  • Build and foster strong relationships with new corporate prospects and ensure existing corporate donors are stewarded appropriately, resulting in profitable long-term partnerships.
  • Working cross-functionally with the programmatic team in especially Corporate Alliance Officer to identify funding opportunities and secure strategic partnerships that contributes income and support programmatic outcomes.
  • Engage with relevant teams to contribute technical inputs to develop and present funding proposals, reporting or other necessary information for the corporate partners.
  • Develop funding/partnership proposals and other relevant materials for potential partners by working across UNICEF globally to identify relevant funding needs and preparing presentations for each.
  • Plan, organize and execute corporate fundraising events/campaigns/activities that will generate income and encourage corporate engagement in support of UNICEF’s programmatic objectives.
  • Mapping and manage screenings of companies and their foundations to build a prospective list of corporate partners in accordance with UNICEF’s processes and criterias.
  • Maintain and continuously update the corporate database for targeted, current and prospective corporate partners.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Marketing, Business, Fundraising/Philanthropy, Communications
  • First University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • Minimum of 2 of relevant professional experience in sales and marketing, account management, business management, event management or fundraising.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, negotiating and account management skills are essential.
  • Experience of corporate partnerships and/or cause related marketing is a strong advantage
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, visit UNICEF.

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