Fund Raising Assistant (Digital Platform), Brasilia, Brazil

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Brazil

City: Brasilia, Brazil

Office: UNICEF Brasília

Closing date: Thursday, 8 July 2021

Fund Raising Assistant (Digital Platform), GS4, FT, Brasilia, Brazil, Post#114994

Job no: 540756

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Brazil Division/Equivalent: Latin America and Caribbean Regional Off

School/Unit: Brazil

Department/Office: Brasilia, Brazil

Categories: Alliances and Resource Mobilization, Private Fundraising and Partnerships, G-4

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, results

The UNICEF Resource Mobilization & Partnership Section team is located in Brasília/São Paulo and is divided in three big areas being Fundraising, Marketing Services and Corporate Partnership. The Fundraising sector divides further into Digital Fundraising, Information and Analysis, Donor Optimization and Direct Marketing. This position will report to the Fundraising Officer (Digital).

Due to the growth in complexity, number of individual donors, variety of digital subchannels of communication, it is necessary to establish a capacity to the Digital Fundraising team to implement the strategy and support the achievement of the established goals set by the Global Headquarters and Brazil’s Country Office.

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the Digital Marketing Assistant (Platforms) is responsible for executing a broad variety of routine tasks, requiring full knowledge of UNICEF administrative digital platforms related procedures, processes and policies, being accountable for communications, operational and secretarial support services to enhance the smooth running of the digital platforms and related workflow.

Communications & Workflow

Facilitates the communications and workflow of the Digital Unit with the Platforms holsters and developers to enhance the efficiency and timeliness of operations and outputs

Manages incoming and outgoing related demands

Support and follow up daily routine tasks related to the implementation of CRO (Conversion rate optimization) with UX techniques and concepts

Support and follow up daily routine tasks related to the integration with different platforms and tools trough APIS (CMS, E-mail marketing, database, Google Tag Manager, Wordpress, etc)

Support and follow up different actions aimed to improve the UNICEF’s website CMS (WordPress and owned)

Support the implementation of SEO (Search engine optimization) strategy

Support the implementation of payment and charging solutions for the website by following instructions and orientations provided by the supervisor

Participate in weekly meetings about learnings, optimizations and new ideas with the team and agency

Support the management of financial processes with the web provider

Administrative Support & Other Tasks

Produce periodic (weekly, monthly) and ad hoc reports, letters and other paperwork

Conduct researches to collect useful digital data of the market through google search, magazines and other information tools related to the digital market as per indication of the supervisor

Provide administrative and clerical support

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

Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to marketing, IT, or digital related areas.

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A minimum of four years working with javascript, 3CSS, HTML5; and/or with CMS tool (Joomla, Wordpress, etc); and/or working with growth hacking. Understanding of conversion rate optimization (CRO) principles and hacks; clear understanding of data, analytics, metrics and statistics; A/B Testing and Data Analytics experience; willing to learn; CRM tools; SEO;
Fluency in Portuguese and English is required. Knowledge of Spanish is considered as an asset.


cal knowledge/skills:

Training and experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other UNICEF software such as SharePoint; knowledge of integrated management information systems required.

Good knowledge of UNICEF administrative policies and procedures.

Organizational, planning and prioritizing skills and abilities.

Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors.

High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.

Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.

Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability;

Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)

Works Collaboratively with others (1)

Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)

Innovates and Embraces Change (1)

Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)

Drive to achieve impactful results (1)

Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds, representing the diversity of Brazil, such as black and indigenous people, to apply to become a part of our organization. Candidates will be equally considered regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, social and HIV/aids status.

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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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.


Candidates must be Brazilian citizens or have a valid work permit.

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

All candidates who wish to apply to this Vacancy Announcement are requested to prepare and submit their application in English.

Advertised: Jun 23 2021 E. South America Standard Time Application close: Jul 07 2021 E. South America Standard Time

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