Corporate Alliances Specialist

United Nations Children’s Fund is seeking a

Corporate Alliances Specialist

at NO-3 (National Professional) level for a fixed-term appointment in Beijing, China

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child, an advocate

UNICEF and China have a long history of collaboration. In 1947, China became the first country in Asia to welcome a partnership with UNICEF, and our first programme provided emergency relief services to children. China has the second-largest child population: 14% of the world’s children. It’s had progress recently, advancing education and health rights, promoting gender equality and reducing poverty. China has reduced its under-five mortality rate by 80% since 1990. For more information, please visit our webpage: http://www.unicef.cn

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF China works with corporate partners to support UNICEF’s programmes for children. We are now seeking for an experienced sales professional to manage and drive our strategic Corporate Fundraising Agenda to raise resources to support our programmes for children in China. This entails:

·Lead a team to identify, assess, and negotiate new corporate partnerships to support UNICEF’s programmes

·Strengthen existing corporate partnerships, grow value, renew, and fulfil agreed obligations

·Identify assets and influences of corporate partners to create strategic engagement opportunities that support the company’s and UNICEF’s mission to improve the lives of children

·Work with the global corporate partnerships teams in Geneva and Bangkok to ensure global best practice is implemented in China

·Work closely with UNICEF programme teams to plan and coordinate field visits with corporate partners

·Effectively manage the corporate fundraising team, supervise staff, develop work plans, guide and support

To qualify, you will have…

·An advanced university degree (Master’s) in Business Administration, Management, Marketing, or other related field. Exceptionally, a bachelor’s degree with additional work experience may be accepted

·At least eight years of relevant professional experience in sales, corporate social responsibility, public relations, cause related marketing or other related area

·Experience from large international private sector organisations is an asset

·Managerial and supervisory experience

·Proven ability to work effectively with minimum supervision

·Familiarity with the UN or international development organizations is an asset

·Fluency in English and Mandarin

For every Child, you demonstrate…

·Respect for and adherence to UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and proven understanding and sensitivity to cultural nuances;

·Interpersonal and team leadership / motivation skills; capacity to build team spirit and bring diverse teams to deliver on shared results;

·Drive for results, setting high standards for the quality of work;

·Capacity to think outside of the box and drive innovation;

·Strong communication skills, fluently and confidently gathering and expressing and writing opinions and information.

If you recognise yourself from the above and wish to make a difference for every child, send a Cover Letter and CV through www.unicef.org/employ (requisition 508479). If you have difficulties applying online, you may apply to beijinghr@unicef.org . The deadline for receipt of applications is 7 January 2018.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. In our effort to achieve a gender balance

in our current workforce, we particularly encourage applications from qualified male candidates.

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