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The position: Celebrity engagement officer for UNICEF
Location: New York, N.Y.
Job duties: Will assist with the development and implementation of strategic objectives for engaging celebrities to advance the UNICEF mission. Helps manage relationships with ambassadors and other high-profile supporters. Organizes and manages special events and supports special projects related to the group's education, advocacy and fundraising objectives. Manages logistics, briefing packets, travel and other details related to ambassador engagement activities. Writes reports and evaluations. Prepares briefings and agendas for ambassadors, staff and others. Assists in handling media requests for celebrity interviews, especially in conjunction with special events and campaigns.
The company: UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, is a global humanitarian relief organization providing children with health care, clean water, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more.
Requirements: Requires a bachelor's degree, plus at least five years of related experience. Must have an understanding of fundraising and knowledge of how "celebrity" and events can be used for fundraising purposes. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail. Computer and internet literacy required; proficiency with social media is essential. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience working in entertainment or sports industry is a plus.
Extra perks: The main perk of working for UNICEF is the ability to help with many important projects that make a big difference in the lives of people in need.
Interesting info: UNICEF has an active corps of volunteers around the world and has numerous opportunities for volunteers and interns.