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Friday, November 7, 2014

Deputy Director, Major Gifts, Southern California Region - U.S. Fund for UNICEF

Deputy Director, Major Gifts, Southern California Region - U.S. Fund for UNICEF 
Los Angeles, California 

Job Summary 
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children’s lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief, and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF (USF) supports UNICEF’s work through fundraising, advocacy, and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when ZERO children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, please visit unicefusa.org
Reports To 

Working closely with, and reporting to the Managing Director, Southern California Region, the Deputy Director will serve as a critical contributor in leading the Southern California regional office to fundraising success. The Deputy Director will manage a portfolio of major donors and prospects (150 to 200) with a giving capacity of $25,000+; identify, cultivate, and solicit new high net worth individuals for the major donor program; support regional board and committee development; support special events in the region; and help expand USF’s presence throughout Southern California. 

Key Responsibilities/Outcomes (include but are not limited to): 
• Work with the Managing Director to grow major individual gifts throughout the region 
• Develop and implement effective strategies to steward and cultivate major donors 
• Meet monthly in-person major gift meeting and solicitation goals 
• Recruit and develop successful board and committee members, and implement related projects 
• Manage and support special event opportunities which support USF’s strategic plan as major donor cultivation and stewardship tools 
• Represent the Southern California region and speak at select events, as appropriate 
• Perform other duties as assigned 
• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years of relevant development experience required; advanced degree preferred 
• Must have a proven success record in major gift fundraising and committee management 
• Superior interpersonal and communication skills, along with excellent organizational skills 
• Must be technologically proficient in Word and Excel, and have experience using a fundraising database 
• Must demonstrate USF Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service 
• Must possess a strong work ethic, and be a motivated, enthusiastic team player who embraces a fast pace environment as well as the mission and values of USF 
• Working knowledge of the Southern California philanthropic community is preferred 
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion 
Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship. 

How to Apply 
To Apply - Please apply online at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNICEFUSA&cws=1&rid=509 
Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
The U. S. Fund for UNICEF is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce 
U.S. Fund for UNICEF 

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