Campaign Manager

  • Added Date: Thursday, 03 December 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 20 December 2020

The Campaign Manager will be an integral member of the System Organization's Funder and External Engagement Unit whose purpose is to increase the relevance of and double investment in CGIAR research through effective resource mobilization, communication, advocacy, and partnerships. In the context of CGIARโ€™s reformulation of its governance and management structures into a more integrated and cohesive One CGIAR, this includes supporting the transformation and positioning CGIARโ€™s profile and brand to secure sustainable funding for CGIAR research for development agenda to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Campaign Manager works closely with colleagues in the Funder and External Engagement Unit to ensure alignment with overall plans and prioritization of the initiatives related to the implementation of CGIAR Resource Mobilization and Advocacy Strategy.

This position requires a creative and resourceful thought leader and project manager with a talent for identifying campaign opportunities, and gravitas and competence in designing and delivering impactful and sustainable campaigns, working across multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to navigate in a complex environment and to leverage formal and informal relationships to support the goals of the campaign.

Key Responsibilities
Support the design and implementation of CGIARยดs โ€œ$2 Billion Campaignโ€ campaign, which is based on CGIARโ€™s Resource Mobilization Communication and Advocacy Strategy and will highlight One CGIARยดs new Research and Innovation Strategy as well as accomplishments, as CGIAR celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2021.
Working closely with the Resource Mobilization and Communications teams, coordinate the development of the campaignโ€™s deliverables, plans and budgets, ensuring resource mobilization engagements and on-line and offline communication activities are integrated into the plans.
Contribute to the development of tactical engagements of the CGIARยดs โ€œ$2 Billion Campaignโ€ through the identification of opportunities for delivering and promoting the campaign through a variety of channels, as well as lead some specific campaign contributions.
Support CGIARโ€™s investment channels and funder market teams to meet resource mobilization Goals.
Oversee the execution of the campaign plans, including the supervision of a range of engagement events around the campaign, involving multiple stakeholders.
Liaise and develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders, partners, funders, CGIAR Champions, and other external stakeholders to facilitate collaboration and ensure campaign initiatives achieve their objectives.
Compile post-event evaluation reports for campaign stakeholders, including lessons learned to continuously enhance campaign effectiveness.
Foster and contribute to highly collaborative teamwork within designated Unit, the System Management Office, and across the CGIAR System as a whole; proactively participating in knowledge and capacity building initiatives to support the delivery of the Organizationโ€™s business and work plans.
Undertake other tasks as appropriate to further advance relevant strategies and initiatives and as assigned by the Deputy Director, Funder and External Engagement.

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

This vacancy is archived.

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