Fundraising Associate - Financial & Marketing Analysis, Sofia, Bulgaria

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Bulgaria

City: Sofia

Office: UNICEF Sofia, Bulgaria

Closing date: Sunday, 2 October 2022

Fundraising Associate - Financial & Marketing Analysis, Bulgaria - Job # Job No# 555580 - GS-6 level, Fixed-term contract (open for Bulgarian nationals only)

Job no: 555580

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Bulgaria Division/Equivalent: CEE/CIS

School/Unit: Bulgaria

Department/Office: Sofia, Bulgaria

Categories: Fund Raising

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

The Country Office is operating in an upper-middle income country and EU Member State context. Mobilizing financial resources from the general public and private sector in support of the most disadvantaged children in Bulgaria and in other countries is a key component in the Country Programme. The fundraising team is working on mobilization of funds, in-kind donations, expertise and knowhow and contributes to change in social attitudes regarding individual philanthropy, corporate social responsibility and NGO-business collaboration.

Purpose of the job.

The Fundraising Associate - Financial and Marketing Analysis supports decision making for the planning, implementation and evaluation of work plans by providing quality analysis and reports on private sector fundraising, including donors‘ database, fundraising financial information and market trends.

Summary of key functions and accountabilities.

Donor Database management - lead the process of effective Donor Database management.

Ensures that a clean and comprehensive database with fully reconciled data and amounts is maintained. All data is processed within respective deadlines whilst quality remains. Efficient support and quality control is conducted to data processing - data collection and entry, maintaining donor’s house list and supportive databases.

Ensures consistency and quality of the Donor Database - maintains data entry, updates, coding, imports, exports, segmentations, and prepare contact lists. Controls the regularity, effectiveness and security of the pre- and post-processing of the data.

Reporting - clear and comprehensive reporting system is established.

A set of regular detailed reports regarding activities, campaigns and results are generated. Received data is analyzed, feedback on positive and negative trends is provided. Prepares and submits mandatory reports in internal platforms within deadlines set in the official Country Office Planning and the Global Reporting Calendar.

Provides pre-campaign preparation and final campaign reports.

Financial analysis and forecasts - specialized analysis on private sector fundraising, market trends, forecasts and KPI’s are provided.

Follows and analyzes trends and KPI’s established by UNICEF.

Provides specialized support and know-how to Fundraising officers in regards to establishment of new fundraising activities, their implementation, tracking and reporting.

Marketing information and results tracking - supports the Fundraising section with administrative and operational support for development, implementation and monitoring of the work plans in accordance with fundraising and marketing quality standards.

Supports the section by performing a wide range of analytical reports to ensure the implementation and tracking of the work plans.

Assists in the gathering, interpretation and reporting of internal and external marketing, fundraising and financial information including databases, market trends and analytics.

Implementation of new fundraising donation channels, administrative support and other supportive tasks.

Ensures that fundraising related systems are functional and operating. Supports procurement of services process Implementation and amendments of important administrative instructions and guidelines regarding fundraising activities are tracked and applied.

Assists when adopting and implementing new payment channels. Provides technical expertise in support or improvement of new or existing online platforms and systems used for fundraising purposes.

Required qualifications of the successful candidate.

Education: Secondary education complemented by completion of relevant training, technical courses and specializations in finance, accounting, economics or related field.

Experience: Minimum 6 years‘ experience in finance, marketing analysis and database management.

Technical skills: Excellent computer skills are essential for the post. Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Access, various database formats and the managing of conversions from one format to another are required.

Language Requirements: Fluency in English and Bulgarian.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability (CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues

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 committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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 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.

Application process.

All applications to UNICEF are required to be submitted through UNICEF’s online recruiting system. Candidates can apply to the above position by submitting their application on our web site. The application should include a CV and a Cover Letter describing how the candidate best meets each of the requirements of the post, two most recent performance appraisals or evaluation reports if available and names, emails and phone details of three work related referees including supervisors. All applications should be in English.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Advertised: Sep 26 2022 FLE Daylight Time Application close: Oct 02 2022 FLE Daylight Time

Link to the organization’s job posting: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1664291894107