Coordinator, Global Cause Partnerships

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit


Coordinator, Global Cause Partnerships    

The Global Cause Partnerships (GCP) Team is a dynamic and growing team responsible for building partnerships with organizations committed to fundraising and advocating in support of the world’s most vulnerable children. Partners include service and faith-based organizations, diaspora communities, professional and trade associations and other 501(c)(3) organizations.


The Coordinator reports to the Vice President, Global Cause Partnerships, and contributes to the UNICEF USA mission and fulfillment of the team by assisting in all matters of partner engagement and fundraising.


Key Responsibilities/Outcomes (include but are not limited to):

  • Serving as the support hub for the department, including managing processes of timesheets, budgets, calendars and meeting preparation
  • Performing support responsibilities for the Vice President, Global Cause Partnerships, including calendar coordination, travel arrangements and other necessary supports
  • Communicating on behalf of the Vice President, Global Cause Partnerships with internal and external constituencies to move departmental and divisional goals forward
  • Representing the organization at conferences and meetings by assisting with logistical preparation, tabling, and performing on-site duties as necessary
  • Facilitate the tracking of UNICEF and partner reports and deliverables in collaboration with other GCP team members
  • Processing donations to ensure all gifts are coded and acknowledged properly; Includes drafting letters and executing communications
  • Proactively identifying opportunities to improve team efficiency, systems, and processes
  • Assisting with other support responsibilities and special projects as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years related experience with direct donor/constituent contact, fundraising, or other relevant work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to prioritize; work independently; handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously; and to generate pragmatic solutions to challenges
  • Strong customer service approach to interactions with colleagues and partners; ability to navigate complex environments and help build relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability and enthusiasm to further UNICEF USA’s mission
  • Must demonstrate UNICEF USA Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service


Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.


Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition, UNICEF USA offers a comprehensive benefits package.


UNICEF USA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree