Account Manager - Persuasion Republic

Account Manager - Persuasion Republic

Persuasion Republic

Persuasion Republic is an innovative and successful full service communications agency for progressive issues and causes in Ireland. Our work with our clients impacts significantly on making Ireland a more equal and just society.

Our mission is to combine our expertise and creativity with that of our clients to produce excellent campaigns and projects that deliver the greatest possible impact for the people and the issues they work with. We also aim to nurture and develop our team’s talents and provide an exceptionally stimulating and rewarding work environment.

Under our four programmes of work – Fundraising, Advocacy & Awareness, Research & Training and Brand, Design & Digital - we help our clients recruit thousands of new supporters and raise significant sums of money; gain political and government support for their advocacy campaigns; educate and inform the public about their causes and services; and help them build effective messaging and brands to explain the real and vital impact of their work.

We always work with enthusiasm, professionalism, and dedication to produce the best possible work for our clients.

Please see link for our full Client list: http://persuasionrepublic.com/wordpress/clients-2/

The Role

Due to the continuing growth of our client base we are now recruiting a passionate, dynamic and experienced Account Manager to join our Fundraising Programme Team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Lead and manage client programmes and projects

·         Build and maintain strong, strategic and lasting client relationships by identifying client needs and consistently meeting them

·         Work with the Head of Fundraising to develop new business with existing clients and also win new business from new clients

·         Work closely with the creative team in the development of projects and campaigns

·         Liaise and negotiate with suppliers e.g. print and fulfilment houses, media agencies, data agencies, etc.

·         Ensure the timely and successful delivery of projects according to our clients needs and objectives

We are looking for someone who has:

  • An interest in working across a broad spectrum of projects
  • An interest in working with clients from the NFP and Charity Sector
  • At least five year’s experience in account management and a proven track record of success in your current/previous employment. Fundraising experience is not essential
  • A very good understanding and keen interest in Direct Marketing
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills with experience of accurate data collection, record keeping and data analysis
  • Ability to prepare and manage budgets and report on financial performance of projects
  • Experience of working with external suppliers to deliver successful projects and campaigns
  • Strong time management and excellent planning and project management skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Fluent English
  • Computer literate

The successful candidate will be joining a busy, challenging and rewarding work environment. See www.persuasionrepublic.ie for more information on the agency, the team and examples of some of our recent work.  

Reports to:

Head of Fundraising

Contract Terms & Conditions:

Full time position subject to performance with a six month probationary period

Hours of Work: 35 hours with occasional evening and weekend work required

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

To apply:

  • Submit your CV and cover letter to, recruitment@persuasionrepublic.ie - Tell us why you want to work with us and how you will contribute to the continuing growth and success of the agency
  • The closing date for applications is 5pm May 19th, 2017

Persuasion Republic is an equal opportunities employer

This job description is intended to outline key duties and responsibilities for this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and activities required. A flexible approach to tasks which arise that are not specifically detailed in this job description will be required.

Persuasion Republic

Building Three

Kilmainham Square

Kilmainham

Dublin 8

T: 01-453 6836

Account Executive - Persuasion Republic

Account Executive - Persuasion Republic

Persuasion Republic

Persuasion Republic is an innovative and successful full-service communications agency for progressive issues and causes in Ireland. Our work with our clients impacts significantly on making Ireland a more equal and just society.

Our mission is to combine our expertise and creativity with that of our clients to produce excellent campaigns and projects that deliver the greatest possible impact for the people and the issues they work with. We also aim to nurture and develop our team’s talents and provide an exceptionally stimulating and rewarding work environment.

Under our four programmes of work – Fundraising, Advocacy & Awareness, Research & Training and Brand, Design & Digital - we help our clients recruit thousands of new supporters and raise significant sums of money; gain political and government support for their advocacy campaigns; educate and inform the public about their causes and services; and help them build effective messaging and brands to explain the real and vital impact of their work.

We always work with enthusiasm, professionalism, and dedication to produce the best possible work for our clients.

Please see link for our full Client list: http://persuasionrepublic.com/wordpress/clients-2/

 The Role

Due to the continuing growth of our client base we are now recruiting a passionate and dynamic Account Executive to join our Fundraising Programme Team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head of Fundraising and Managers in client programmes and projects
  • Liaise with suppliers such as print and fulfillment houses, media agencies, data agencies
  • Liaise with the creative team in the development of projects and campaigns
  • Work closely with Head of Fundraising and clients to review projects and campaigns and ensure best outcomes for clients
  • Assist in ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Assist in Persuasion Republic’s digital social media presence

We are looking for someone who has:

  • At least two year’s experience in a marketing environment
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills with experience of keeping and monitoring financial & budgeting reports
  • Experience of working with external suppliers to deliver successful projects and campaigns
  • Good planning and project management skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  • Good written skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good understanding of delivering excellent customer service

Report to:

Head of Fundraising

Contract Terms & Conditions:

Full time position subject to performance with a six month probationary period

Hours of Work: 35 hours with occasional evening and weekend work required

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

To apply:

  • Submit your CV and cover letter to, recruitment@persuasionrepublic.ie - Tell us why you want to work with us and how you will contribute to the continuing growth and success of the agency
  • The closing date for applications is 5pm May 19th, 2017

Persuasion Republic is an equal opportunities employer

This job description is intended to outline key duties and responsibilities for this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and activities required. A flexible approach to tasks which arise that are not specifically detailed in this job description will be required.

Persuasion Republic

Building Three

Kilmainham Square

Kilmainham

Dublin 8

T: 01-453 6836

National Projects Manager - Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services

National Projects Manager - Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services

National Projects Manager

1.0WTE Specified Purpose Contract (approx. 9 months)  

Funded by Board of Directors

Based in Harold’s Cross

The National Hospice Governance Group has an ambitious strategy to ensure growth and sustainability in national fundraising activities for hospice and homecare groups across Ireland. The first priority for this new role of National Project Manager will be to implement, monitor, roll out and drive all activities in relation to biggest national hospice fundraising event of the year: ‘Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s.’ Following on from this the National Project Manager will focus on a second national fundraising campaign. This role will be responsible to the Hospice Governance Group and will be based in and line Manage to OLH&CS, Harold’s Cross. 

Essential Requirements

Qualification

  • Minimum of a third level degree qualification

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in senior level campaigns and events management with a demonstrable track record in maximising income and implementation of national activities.
  • Experience in project and budget management – delivering upon objectives and working with third parties (Creative / PR/ Media agencies)
  • Experience in developing / reporting on strategic work plans demonstrating innovation and creativity as well as the ability to deliver upon ambitious KPI’s.
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills.
  • To demonstrate creativity, drive, dynamism, commitment, attention to detail and best practice in all activities
  • Experience in managing high level sponsor / client relationships

Informal enquiries to: Eleanor Flew | Director of Fundraising & Communications, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services by email: eflew@olh.ie or by phone: 01 406 8700

To apply for this position please forward a cover letter and curriculum vitae by email to hr@olh.ie or by post to: Deirdre Congdon, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Dublin 6W before the closing date stated below. Please ensure that you include details of a current daytime contact number and/or e-mail address on your application.

A detailed Job Description & Person Specification can be obtained by downloading from our website www.olh.ie or by contacting the HR Department by e-mail: hr@olh.ie or by phone (01) 491 2594.

 Latest date for receipt of applications is 5:00pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017

 Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services will contribute 7% to a defined contribution pension scheme as per the existing arrangements for private pensions for all non HSE funded employees. Department of Health and Children salary scales will apply to this post.

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services is an equal opportunities employer and supports a smoke free environment.

 For further details please refer to our website www.olh.ie

National Events Team Leader - Barnardos

National Events Team Leader - Barnardos

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to lead an expanding team at a time of strategic growth for the organisation. Barnardos are seeking a  dynamic individual to work as part of the Direct Recruitment Department to manage on a day to day basis a number of fundraising teams based in Shopping Centres, Exhibitions, Commercial Businesses & Barnardos Fundraising Events.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading high performing teams of Direct Recruitment fundraisers who inspire members of the public to become regular givers by effectively managing their performance, on site coaching, motivation and support.

They will play a central role in informing, inspiring and mobilising the public to support Barnardos work and expand our supporter base by recruiting new regular givers through face to face dialogue.

They will also play a key part in developing the private site/events portfolio, identifying new areas for growth and expansion.

Applicants should send their cv to drecruitment@barnardos.ie or call Maura Farrell 01 4530355 for more information.