Job Description

IMPORTANT NOTE: This position is advertised to internal and external applicants. Candidates must be legally present in Mexico at the time of application, recruitment and hire. Only candidates holding a valid work permit in Mexico will be considered eligible PPH Associate Organizational Setting and Work Relationships The Private Sector Partnerships Service (PSP) sits within UNHCR's Division of External Relations (DER) and is responsible for mobilizing resources for refugees from the private sector. UNHCR has developed a Private Sector Fundraising Strategy 2018-2025 which has the ambition of growing PSP into a service capable of generating $1 Billion annually and identifies priority fundraising markets and regions.

As part of this strategy, and in order to achieve the ambitious objectives of mobilizing necessary resources for UNHCR, colleagues working in the sphere of Private Partnerships and Philanthropy (PPH) mainly focus on developing and strengthening long-term partnerships with companies, foundations and private philanthropists (PPH donors). As part of a wider fundraising team, the primary role of PPH colleagues is to seek various forms of support from PPH donors: securing funding for UNHCR programmes and projects will be considered priority, but the work also includes leveraging the capacities of these partnerships beyond funding, in order to build long-lasting holistic partnerships bringing various forms of support to UNHCR and to persons of concern (POC), such as advocacy, visibility, expertise, innovation and public engagement.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties - As delegated by the supervisor, support the outreach to and engagement of PPH donors, and all activities relevant for the acquisition and strengthening of relationships with them, depending on the local market and philanthropic landscape.

- Support donor cultivation and stewardship by drafting and/or adapting compelling proposals, reports, fact sheets and other materials targeting PPH donors, in close collaboration with PSP's global teams.

- Contribute to the strategic development of UNHCRs engagement with the private sector.

- Prepare the necessary research and materials for meetings with prospects and donor partners and follow up with supervisor and concerned staff on meeting outcomes and due tasks.

- Support the development of donor/partner recognition and acknowledgment tools for donor partners, including. providing support with video production, press releases / conferences, and social media visibility.

- Draft letters, project concept notes, proposals, and progress reports.

- Research, archive and maintain information on donor partners and new prospects, including keeping up to date biographical information, key philanthropic activities, up to date capital information, moves and actions plans (cultivation plans), tasks and events.

- Use Salesforce database to monitor PPH activity; and support the maintenance of up-to-date records of partnerships and relationships, including tracking income raised, keeping internal calendars and plans updated, and supporting on Data Entry and maintenance on Salesforce.

- Undertake ongoing research and Data Collection to identify new prospects, highlight potential priority prospects and thus build a prospect pipeline, and support programmes to inform and recruit prospects and supporters.

- Keep informed about the local fundraising and business environment, fundraising best practices, and about issues related to humanitarian and development work which might have an impact on PPH activities, and escalate to the supervisor if needed; - Research and monitor opportunities, and build up a calendar of deadlines and criteria ensuring that all information is captured and shared with the PPH team so that opportunities can be leveraged.

- Assist with fundraising for emergencies by supporting the development of initiatives targeting PPH donors.

- Comply with UNHCR Due Diligence Procedures, help preparing compliance screening reports for submission to PSP¿s global team.

- Support the consolidation of data and information for financial reports and presentations on income, expenditure and budgets, and similar reporting requirements.

- Support the development of private sector engagement activities and tools, including through legacies, cause-related marketing, employee engagement and other activities targeting different types of PPH donor audiences.

- Support the preparation of internal and external workshops, meetings and networking events which help the cultivation and stewardship of PPH donors, including overseeing logistical aspects; and, if required, liaise with PSP HQ to support the engagement of the market's PPH partners and prospects at high-level events coordinated by HQ.

- As delegated, and in collaboration with Administrative colleagues, support PPH colleagues with procurement, administrative and travel matters.

- Support the successful organization of donor missions to Field Operations.

- Assist in the creation and dissemination of promotional materials for campaigns targeting PPH Donors to ensure compatibility, timing and best results.

- Support the engagement with intermediaries by undertaking research, consolidating information and bringing matters to the supervisor as needed.

If applicable, support on the development of marketing programmes to receive Gifts in Wills targeting major donors and High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) audiences; and support plans to nurture such audiences into including UNHCR in their will - Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher Field(s) of Education Not applicable Certificates and/or Licenses Marketing, Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Economics, Business Administration, Management, Social Sciences, Fundraising, or other relevant field (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential) Relevant Job Experience Essential Relevant experience with exposure to an international environment and/or with humanitarian or development organizations. Ability to produce high-quality written materials tailored to specific audiences. Ability to balance different and sometimes competing needs and deadlines. Experience in coordinating multiple stakeholders, with an ability to multi-task, manage time, and thrive in a high-pressure environment. Ability to function well in a multi-cultural environment. Knowledge of partnerships, fundraising, and/or relationships with donors and/or external partners, and/or sales, and/or marketing and communications.

Desirable Knowledge of humanitarian programming and/or UNHCR programmes and operational arrangements. Knowledge of SharePoint 365 platform. Knowledge of CRM tools, ideally Salesforce. Knowledge of specific fundraising techniques targeting PPH donors. Experience in a UN field location and/or working in a developing country Functional Skills PS-Fundraising materials production and management PS-Partnerships / Individual Giving Programmes PS-Emergency Fundraising FR-Middle and/or Major Donor Fundraising PS-Fundraising - High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) IT-Computer Literacy CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, Government & Community (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) -Experience in sales or with fundraising from corporations and other private sector donors or fundraisingbackend.

-Demonstrated knowledge, understanding appreciation of diversity and social inclusion -Strong organizational abilities -Ability to adapt to change -Ability to prioritize and multi-task at an intermediate level with strong attention to detail -Comfortable dealing with stress and handle pressure -Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills -Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills as a team player -Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of donor information -Able to work independently and under pressure -Proficiency in written and spoken English and Spanish -Customer service oriented -Capacity to analyze data -Data and results -driven -Creatively seeks solutions -Interest in the humanitarian activities or international organizations Proficiency in English and Spanish is essential.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No late applications will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a technical assessment or written test and later on, invited for an oral interview.

UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees).

The closing date for submission of applications is 25 Abril 2021 (midnight Geneva time).

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