Fund Raising Officer (Individual Giving) NOA, Santa Cruz-Bolivia, Fixed Term Appointment- Open for Bolivian Nationals Only

  • Contract
  • Bolivia
  • Posted 3 months ago

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, HOPE

Within the framework of the CPD signed with the Plurinational State of Bolivia for the 2023-2027 cooperation period, and the larger strategy of UNICEF to fundraise locally in more than 15 emerging markets globally, UNICEF Bolivia has developed its resource mobilization strategy where one of its key pillars is the fundraising from private sources within Bolivia (individual and corporate donors).

Purpose for the job:

Under the general guidance of the Partnership Specialist (P3), the position will be responsible to provide sound strategic and dynamic leadership to the BCO Individual Giving team, ensuring the team reaches and exceeds income targets and associated key KPIs. The incumbent will assume responsibility for a range of marketing sub teams, including Acquisition, Retention and payments and will maintain a culture of fundraising excellence and innovation.

As part of the resource mobilization strategy of Bolivia CO, the Fundraising Officer (individual giving) is expected to oversee the following three areas:

  • Acquisition: Consolidating current acquisition channels and developing new ways to attract committed individual donors.
  • Retention and loyalty: Ensuring the highest retention rate and loyalty of donors through the implementation of cultivation strategies according to the lifecycle of donors
  • Payments: Ensuring the highest monthly collection effectiveness rate through the different established channels.

How can you make a difference?

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Develop and deliver on innovative fundraising strategies and business plans, particularly within digital channels, for a wide range of marketing channels, for regular giving.
  • Conduct on development of an effective data-driven donor journey, resulting in lifetime value increases from a retained and growing supporter base.
  • Conduct on development of effective, insightful and data-driven acquisition plans to grow BCO database and fundraising income.
  • Ensure strong collaboration and integration across the entire fundraising team and the organization resulting in the delivery of outstanding communication with all types of supporters.
  • Develop, oversee and report against the marketing budget, ensuring effective cost control and value for money.
  • Use provided data analytics to inform, create and adjust marketing strategy and planning.
  • Assures, effectively network with relevant Bolivian and global bodies to create opportunities and adopt innovation

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

  • A University Degree in one of the following fields is required: Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Fundraising, Management or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience in private sector fundraising is required.
  • Relevant massive marketing experience will be considered is an asset.
  • Experience working with the private sector, International fundraising is an asset.
  • Previous managerial experience is valuable.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English/Spanish is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and 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. For this position, eligible and suitable candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. 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.

This position is based in Santa Cruz de la Sierra- Bolivia and the incumbent will be expected be work on-site.

Advertised: 03 Sep 2023 SA Western Standard Time
Deadline: 17 Sep 2023 SA Western Standard Time

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