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Home Based Communication and Crowdfunding Analyst at UNDP – 50% part time

Home Based Communication and Crowdfunding Analyst at UNDP – 50% part time

Apply Before: 02/06/2024, 05:59 AM

Degree Level: Advanced/Postgraduate Degree. Job Schedule: Part time. Agency: UNDP. Grade: IPSA-8

Vacancy Type: International Personnel Service Agreement

Contract Duration: 10 months

Education & Work Experience: Master’s Degree

Other Criteria: Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Master´s degree

Required Languages: English, French and Arabic. Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks. Job Category: Communications

Home Based Communication and Crowdfunding Analyst at UNDP – 50% part time


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core principles at UNDP:  we value diversity as an expression of the multiplicity of nations and cultures where we operate, we foster inclusion as a way of ensuring all personnel are empowered to contribute to our mission, and we ensure equity and fairness in all our actions. Taking a ‘leave no one behind’ approach to our diversity efforts means increasing representation of underserved populations. People who identify as belonging to marginalized or excluded populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more about working at UNDP including our values and inspiring stories.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

The initiative “NGO Empowerment for Poverty Reduction“ (“NGO empowerment”) Program is grounded in the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, UNDP Digital Strategy, UNDP’s Strategic Plan 2018–2021, and UNDP’s ongoing work to address the challenges in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region and in other regions as well, based on the work of UNDP Alternative Finance Lab which is a part of UNDP Innovation Team. This initiative builds on the successes of, and lessons learned from two phases of the Transformative Governance and Finance Facility projects, and seeks to support mapping and categorizing NGOs, platform-based approach and alternative finance mechanisms in support of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A key part of the project is the design, development and implementation of the Tadamon platform – an aggregating platform for crowdfunding campaigns for CSOs, and creation of Tadamon Digital Crowdfunding Academy, online training for NGOs/CSOs and UNDP Country Offices (CO). Tadamon Accelerator is the new activity within the project that will be focusing on 50 innovative CSOs to go through the acceleration program.

A key part of these projects is the design, development, and implementation of the digital crowdfunding training program and campaigns to support UNDP Country Offices. In this context, we are looking for an Analyst on Crowdfunding for Development under the guidance of the Project Manager to support the “Crowdfunding Academy” project through outreach and communication and mentoring crowdfunding campaigns. 

Duties and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:

  • Support implementation of the “NGO Empowerment/Tadamon” project through capability development on crowdfunding for UNDP and provision on demand support to the design of campaigns.
  • Providing mentorship to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) during preparing and running the crowdfunding campaigns. 
  • Coordinating data analysis and creating impact stories and having them visible through Tadamon communication channels and network (UNDP COs, strategic partners).
  • Coordinating and implementing Tadamon communication activities (events, campaigns, blog posts) through the Tadamon website, social media, and newsletter.
  • Strengthening CO personnel by providing training on tools and methodologies of usage and implementation of crowdfunding activities (within their specific context).

Coordinating the capacity building programs on crowdfunding in Arabic and French – Crowdfunding Academy:

  • Working closely with UNDP country offices and local partners from OIC Member Countries in Africa and Middle East on developing and implementing country-specific Crowdfunding Academy plans for implementation (language, local partners, topics, capacity-building programs, speakers, and mentors); 
  • Coordinate partners and evaluate project proposals from civil society organizations (CSOs) submitted on the Tadamon platform for participating in Crowdfunding Academies.
  • Organize meetings and support crowdfunding mentors during the training process and implementation of Crowdfunding Academy.
  • Generate content, courses, tools, and other relevant materials as necessary for Tadamon platform and e-learning Crowdfunding Academy courses on the Kaya platform.
  • Ensure the relevant data and impact are collected and verified from the Tadamon Crowdfunding Academies.

Mentorship, development and implementation of crowdfunding campaigns in Arabic and French:

  • Provide mentorships for CSOs during training programs and support the launch of crowdfunding campaigns from OIC Member Countries. 
  • Support CSOs with the development of high-quality crowdfunding campaigns, with a storyline, pitch, communication messages and storyboard for the video. Work closely with the designer on producing; engaging videos. Interact with diaspora to present campaigns and do resource mobilization.
  • Ensure quality assurance for crowdfunding campaigns before launching on crowdfunding platforms.


  • Organize and promote Introductory Webinars and Open Calls for civil society organizations in OIC Member Countries that endorsed the Program;
  • Support UNDP COs to boost Tadamon visibility within their network and partners.


Core Competencies

  • Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
  • Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements 
  • Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
  • Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible 
  • Act with Determination:  LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
  • Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

Cross-Functional & Technical Competencies

  • Online fundraising and appeals
    • Ability to plan and use online and mobile technology and software to engage audiences and raise funds
  • UNDP Representation 
    • Ability to represent UNDP and productively share UNDP knowledge and activities; advocate for UNDP, its values, mission and work with various constituencies
  • Communication
    • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience. 
    • Ability to manage communications internally and externally, through media, social media and other appropriate channels.
  • Digital strategy
    • Ability to plan the use of resources through digital channels to reach and engage target audiences effectively and to achieve particular objectives
  • Social Media
    • Knowledge of social media and ability to advise the use of social media for development outcomes
  • Campaign management
    • Ability to produce and implement communications and advocacy campaigns which lead to impactful change
  • Marketing
    • Ability to communicate the value of a product or service

Required Skills and Experience


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in the field of communication, marketing and advertising, business, economics, international development or similar fields is required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in combination with 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Master´s degree.


  • Up to 2 years (with Master’s degree) or minimum 2 years (with Bachelors degree) of working experience in the field of crowdfunding, innovative financing models, alternative financing-related fields is required.

Desired Skills:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in conducting training programs and educational on crowdfunding and campaign management participants is an asset.
  • Previous experience working with non-profit organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) is an asset.     
  • Previous work experience with UNDP or an international organization is an asset.
  • Experience in planning and implementing communications plans and communication campaigns is an asset.
  • At least 5 years of experience in planning and implementing crowdfunding campaigns is an asset.


  • Fluency in English, French and Arabic with excellent writing skills is required.

Institutional Arrangement

Analyst on Digital Communication and Crowdfunding will carry out relevant duties under the guidance and direct supervision of the “NGO Empowerment” Project Manager. 

UNDP is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate based on race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status. 

How to apply?

Interested candidates should apply for this opportunity by following the link below:

Carlos Seth

Carlos Seth is an international recruitment consultant with more than 10 years experience in global recruitment and executive search.

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