Door to Door Fundraiser Cork – Oxfam Ireland

Door-to-door Fundraiser (Cork)
Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty, and we’re looking for new members for our Fundraiser team!

Direct Dialogue fundraising is currently playing a very important role in enabling Oxfam Ireland to beat poverty.

Job purpose: Direct Dialogue fundraising is currently playing a very important role in enabling Oxfam Ireland to achieve our fundraising targets, and allowing us to maximise the benefits for those most in need.

The post will involve:

  • Recruiting donors door to door to support Oxfam Ireland through direct debit regular gifts.

  • Informing, inspiring and engaging the Irish public about the crucial work Oxfam Ireland is carrying out.

  • Representing Oxfam Ireland always in a friendly, courteous and professional manner at all times, and abiding by the fundraising code of conduct and established protocols.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to engage and inspire, and very strong spoken English.

  • A passion for Oxfam Ireland's work, knowledge of emergency/developmental aid issues is beneficial also though non essential.

  • An outgoing personality, enjoy interacting with members of the public and working outdoors within a team dynamic.

  • Experience within direct dialogue is a definite advantage, though non essential as full training is provided.

Rate of pay: €13.13 - €15.15 an hour

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to IRL-fundraisers@oxfam.org

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our the HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

  • Closing Date for Applications
    16/10/2019

Fundraiser (Fixed Term Position – 18.5 hpw) – Galway Hospice Foundation

At Galway Hospice Foundation with immediate effect- Post of Part-time Fundraiser (Fixed Term) position to July 2020.

Candidates will:

  • Possess excellent communication skills and be flexible in their approach to the role.

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in fundraising

  • A relevant third level qualification

  • Experience of coordinating Fundraising Events including third party fundraisers.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and persuasiveness skills

  • An understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Experience engaging with media.

  • Digital marketing and social media knowledge and skills an advantage

  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to access information accurately, quickly and strategically.

  • A passion for and experience in fundraising online and offline

 

Informal enquiries can be made by telephoning Ms. Charlene Hurley, Director of Fundraising on 091-770868 or by email at churley@galwayhospice.ie.

 We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who are interested in the above position at the Galway Hospice Foundation.

 Please contact Ann Dolan, Director of HR adolan@galwayhospice.ie for a detailed job description and Application Form

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Closing date for receipt of all applications is 12.00 p.m. Wednesday, 25th September 2019

Business Intelligence Analyst – Oxfam Ireland

Location: Dublin with an all island responsibility

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 per week  

Reference no: BIA3/19

Closing date: Monday 23rd September 2019 at 12.00 noon

The role

The Business Intelligence Analyst will provide evidence-based decision making to drive delivery of Oxfam Ireland’s income generation strategy through regular reporting, review and interrogation of our donor database. To add value through leveraging available analysis tools and collaborative relationships to support clear strategic direction and insight delivery to public engagement and fundraising across single giving, regular giving and philanthropy. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable relevant experience in the use of data and relational database management to provide key business intelligence to facilitate evidence-based decision making and drive income

  • Experience of developing regular and ad hoc KPI reports from multiple data sources and tailored for audiences at all levels of the organisation, shared in appropriate formats

  • Experience of using business intelligence tools such as Power BI, SQL Server, Excel, Access, PowerPivot, and familiarity with CRM systems, data retrieval methodologies, data warehouses and data migration

  • Experience of working with statistics, segmentation and predictive analytics.

  • Evidence of being a self-starter who can collaborate with others, develop productive working relationships with internal clients, and manage varied workload

  • Demonstrable excellence in articulating and gathering requirements and bridging translation from fundraising & marketing needs to technical specifications.

 How to apply 

To apply for this post and if you would like further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website www.oxfamireland.org/jobs or phone 016727662.

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Monday 23rd September 2019 at 12.00 noon

Volunteer Coordinator – Special Olympics Ireland

Summary

The successful candidate will support all elements of the volunteer programme including recruitment, registration, retention, engagement and recognition of volunteers.  The Volunteer Coordinator will take the lead in managing registration processes for applicant and existing volunteers and maintain an active and up-to-date volunteer database.

 The person appointed will be required to liaise with other colleagues across departments and regions and at times take the lead on projects.  This role is suitable for somebody who has a good working knowledge of using databases, is driven to make improvements and who is open to learning and developing in the role.  The role will involve evening and weekend work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive and manage registration processes for new volunteer applicants

  • Drive and manage registration renewal for existing volunteers

  • Develop and implement processes to maintain an active, up to date, database

  • Work with IT (CRM) to address issues relating to standardisation of data entry and the development of reports and data exports to meet the needs of the Special Olympics Ireland programme as they relate to volunteers

  • Take the lead for CRM issues and solutions within the department

  • Guide Regional Development Officers for Volunteers on relevant processes connected with registration, reporting and data analysis

  • Work closely with the Volunteer Registration Administrator to review registration and administrative processes and assess best usage of the Central Volunteer Support Centre

  • Assist the Volunteer Manager in Special Olympics Games preparation: volunteer recruitment, registration, selection, communication and assignment

  • Lead projects arising from the Volunteer Strategy as directed by the Volunteer Manager

  • Represent Special Olympics Volunteer Department as required

  • Assist in managing queries from the volunteer base and act as escalation point in relation to registration queries as required

  • Undertake any other assignments as may reasonably be requested by the Director of Training and Volunteers or Volunteer Manager

 Skills and experience:

  • Experience in a similar role working with a volunteer workforce

  • Ability and experience in motivating and engaging volunteers

  • Comprehensive experience using database(s) for the purposes of extracting, collating and interpreting data (Experience using Raiser’s Edge desirable)

  • Ability to positively influence others

  • Competent decision maker

  • Ability to design and deliver processes

  • Experience motivating and engaging others

  • Ability to lead and drive projects using project management software

  • Excellent communication skills

To apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter by email to careers@specialolympics.ie

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Wednesday 02 October 2019

Philanthropy Manager - Focus Ireland

BACKGROUND:

Focus Ireland works with people who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes across Ireland. We are driven by the fundamental belief that homelessness is wrong. Wrong because it is a failure of society that creates victims out of ordinary people and robs them of their potential. Wrong because it can be prevented, it can be solved but is allowed to continue and in doing so, undermines society.

Focus Ireland has developed an ambitious strategy to - prevent homelessness ever occurring for as many people as possible, to provide effective support and solutions to homeless for those who do become homeless.

They are now seeking a driven Philanthropy Manager to join their passionate fundraising team and lead on the development of major gifts, trusts and foundations, and legacies. 

THE ROLE:

This role will develop and profile key Major Donors, Mid-Level donors, Trust and Foundations, and Legacy prospects and coordinate their stewardship and prospect management along a planned activity calendar for each target.   This role will work closely with the Partnership and Philanthropy Manager, Fundraising Director and CEO office.

This role requires professional sales or development experience, networking skills, proven project management and relationship development successes, and excellent application writing and proposal development skills with strong attention to detail.

If you’re an ambitious, diligent, articulate fundraiser with proven leadership abilities and exceptional relationship management skills, we’d love to hear from you!

APPLICATION DETAILS:

The recruitment campaign for the role of Philanthropy Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of Focus Ireland by not-for-profit specialist recruitment consultancy Charity Careers Ireland.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please email recruitment@charitycareersireland.ie to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 12pm in Friday, 27th September

  • Closing Date for Applications
    27/09/2019

Relay For Life Fundraiser – Irish Cancer Society

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Irish Cancer Society is the national cancer charity in Ireland dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by cancer. They combine relentless passion with the wisdom of over 50 years’ of experience to make this vision a reality.

The Irish Cancer Society save lives by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and fighting back. This is achieved by funding life-saving, collaborative cancer research, providing up to date information about cancer, delivering a range of services to improve the lives of people living with cancer and their families, and by influencing change and raising awareness of cancer issues at the government level.

Relay for Life is a 24-hour community celebration which honours all those who are affected by cancer. Relay for Life was established in the 1980s by the American Cancer Society. In recent years the concept has gone global and Relay for Life events are now held in more than 20 countries around the world. Relay for Life began in Ireland in 2009 with our first event in Dundalk.

At the heart of the event, teams of friends, neighbours, families and colleagues come together in groups and commit to keeping a participant walking around a track or path for 24 hours. Hundreds of other activities take place throughout the 24 hours to create a wonderfully festive atmosphere. The event starts with a cancer survivors’ lap of honour.

As well as raising vital funds to support the Irish Cancer Society’s work, Relay provides an opportunity for every person in the community to celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer.

THE ROLE:

The Relay For Life Fundraiser will engage in high-level networking and community engagement in order to recruit new Relay committees and establish Relay for Life (RFL) events throughout Ireland.

The successful candidate will work with local Relay Committees to plan and deliver Relay events nationwide as well as contribute to the development of annual business plans and budgets in line with the RFL strategy.

This role is ideally suited to an individual with experience of recruiting, managing and working with volunteers to deliver organisational objectives. Please note, this is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

If you are ambitious, innovative, self-motivated and target driven with previous experience in a community fundraising role, we’d love to hear from you!

HOW TO APPLY:

The recruitment campaign for the role of Relay For Life Fundraiser is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society by Charity Careers Ireland.

If you, or anyone that you know, would like to find out more about this role, please email recruitment@charitycareersireland.iefor a full information pack and job description prior to making your application.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    12pm on Friday, 27th September

Volunteer Centre Development Manager (full time) – Volunteer Ireland

Volunteer Ireland is currently recruiting a Volunteer Centre Development Manager on a full time, fixed term basis. The role can be based in our office in Dublin or working remotely from another location in Ireland with regular visits to our office in Dublin. Significant travel across Ireland will be required.

The Volunteer Centre Development Manager will set up eight new Volunteer Centres in the counties that currently do not have one: Cavan, Kilkenny, Laois, Leitrim, Offaly, Roscommon, Waterford and Wexford. 

To apply:
To apply for this position, please complete the attached application form and submit it by email with Volunteer Centre Development Manager in the subject line, to sarah@volunteer.ie, or by post to:

Sarah Johnston
Volunteer Ireland
18 Eustace Street
Dublin 2

Applications will only be considered if submitted on the application form. Please do not send your CV. 

Queries: Please address any queries you may have about the Volunteer Centre Development Manager role to:

Emma Hopper, Operations and Development Manager
Tel:  01 636 9446 | emma@volunteer.ie  

Closing Date: Thursday 19th September 2019

Interviews: Interviews will take place at our office on 18 Eustace Street in Dublin, on 25th September

Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. This role requires applicants to have the right to work in Ireland.

Application Form here.

Full job description here.


Capital Campaign Manager – Sensational Kids

Sensational Kids

Sensational Kids is an award-winning not-for-profit that improves the lives of thousands of children with additional needs. To date, Sensational Kids has directly supported 5,700+ children from all over the country. Sensational Kids’ main objective is to promote the health and welfare of children with additional needs to enable them to achieve their full potential.

Over the last 10 years, Sensational Kids has saved families over €1.3 million in therapy fees. The demand for Sensational Kids’ services continues to grow. To ensure it can continue to meet the needs of those who seek out its services, Sensational Kids are launching a capital campaign (2020-2023) to raise €2 million to custom build its National HQ and flagship Child Development Centre in Kildare. To achieve this goal, Sensational Kids is seeking to appoint a Capital Campaign Manager. This role may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis, subject to negotiation based on the skillset and experience of the successful candidate.

Kildare National HQ - Capital Campaign Manager (Full or Part-Time Position)

The Capital Campaign Manager will work closely with the organisation’s CEO and National Fundraising & Communications Manager to achieve the 2023 fundraising target (€2 million). The Capital Campaign Manager will identify a range of potential major and corporate donors who can make significant contributions to the capital campaign and employ the organisation’s case for capital support to build strong relationships with such prospects, with the intention of converting them to donors

Sensational Kids are seeking someone with a proven track record in the delivery of a multi-project capital investment programme. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a range of skills and experiences that showcases their ability to meet challenging deadlines, handle varied workloads and achieve ambitious targets.

If you have the skills and experience needed to successfully manage the campaign and would like to make a positive contribution to the lives of Sensational Kid’s service users, then contact Michael Walsh in strictest confidence to receive a copy of the Candidate Briefing Document which outlines the role in more depth and specifies the skills and experience required. Michael can be reached at Michael.walsh@2into3.com or call direct on (01) 234-3131. The closing date for applications is Friday, 11 October.   

For more information on Sensational Kids, please see https://www.sensationalkids.ie/

  • Closing Date for Applications
    11 October 2019

Head of Fundraising – Oxfam Ireland

Location: Dublin

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week

Reference no: HF/19

Closing date: Friday 20th September 2019 at 12.00 noon

The Role

The Head of Fundraising will increase and develop the range of income streams and opportunities for the Irish community to financially support the work of Oxfam Ireland through individual donations, sponsorship, corporate support, events, legacies, grants and trusts.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience and proven track record in developing, implementing and monitoring an innovative and diverse portfolio of public income generation strategies that have achieved required growth across multiple fundraising streams

  • Experience developing and managing a successful organisational fundraising function by creating the team and environment for ambitious growth.

  • Demonstrable experience of leading a digital first fundraising model and driving positive audience engagement

  • Demonstrable experience of holding accountability for developing, monitoring and reporting on fundraising budgets and KPIs

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience of planning, identifying and utilising market intelligence and supporter insight to achieve fundraising income through data-led decision-making

  • High level planning and project management skills

How to apply

If you would like obtain further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website www.oxfamireland.org/jobs or phone 016727662.

To apply for this position, please email cover letter and CV to IRL-hr @oxfam.org

 

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact the HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 20th September 2019 at 12.00 noon

Fundraising Coordinator - Merchants Quay Ireland

Job Title: Fundraising Coordinator

Department: Fundraising & Communications

Reports To: Fundraising Manager

Purpose of Job: The Fundraising Coordinator will support the delivery of MQI’s individual giving and corporate strategy by helping to secure significant income for the organisation’s work. The Coordinator will engage with prospective donors, encouraging them to learn more about MQI’s mission and values. The Coordinator will also increase the lifetime value of current supporters by promoting the organisation’s work and the importance of continued support in changing lives.

They will be a key member of MQI’s Fundraising & Communications Team. They will work closely with the Individual Giving Manager and the Major Giving & Legacies Fundraising Manager to implement MQI’s donor development and corporate strategy, which delivers key communications to existing and potential supports and encourages higher level giving.

Primary Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Work with the Individual Giving Manager to implement the donor development strategy which will deliver key communications to existing and potential supporters.

  • Develop key working relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as the communications and services personnel, MQI clients and suppliers for integrated campaigns.

  • Develop and implement integrated direct marketing campaigns using several channels, such as direct mail, email, telemarketing, press, radio and digital.

  • Deliver activities/communications to manage the supporter life cycle including, retention, reactivation and upgrading of donors.

  • Manage campaign budgets by monitoring expenditure, communicating with external suppliers and undertaking regular reviews as needed.

  • Develop innovative fundraising campaigns to attract funding from new corporate supporters. Identify, approach and secure new corporate partnership opportunities, focusing on Charity of the Year partnerships, corporate donations, sponsorship opportunities, employee fundraising, payroll giving and gifts in kind.

  • Promote and manage Chef for a Day employee volunteering programme. Leverage connections with appropriate cultivation strategies.

  • Maintain internal administration and CRM processes, including uploading files and running reports.

  • Ensure the donor database is used as a tool for increasing income from existing supporters, as well as a resource that can help support future fundraising initiatives.

  • Continually review, revise and improve thank you materials/processes with the aim of improving door care and increasing supporter loyalty/giving.

  • Attend conferences, relevant events and training as opportunities arise.

These duties are a guide to the general range of responsibilities and are neither definitive nor restrictive. The Individual Giving Coordinator may from time to time have to undertake any reasonable request as directed by their line manager.

Person Specification

MQI are seeking someone with substantial experience of fundraising, particularly direct marketing campaigns. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of donor development and have a proven track record of successfully managing projects to meet challenging deadlines. The ideal candidate will be excellent communicator with the ability to build strong and long-lasting relationships with personnel from other corporate organisations, MQI departments, MQI clients and suppliers. 

Core Competencies and Skills Summary

Criteria

Essential

  • Third Level qualification in marketing, business or related discipline

  • Track record of achievement in a previous, similar role

  • Deep understanding of fundraising or business development

  • Excellent relationship management skills and ability to communicate in all forms (written, verbal, negotiation, presentation skills, etc.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.

  • Energy, enthusiasm and flair to work hard and achieve ambitious targets

  • Experience of managing budgets

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Passionate about MQI’s cause

Desirable

  • Experience of managing personnel and small teams

  • Strong understanding of GDPR

  • Understanding of the not-for-profit sector                                                               

Salary Scale:      €37,000 to €45,000

Hours:                  39 hours per week

Duration:             Permanent, Full Time  

Location:             Fundraising & Communications Dept, Head office, Merchants Quay.

What does Merchants Quay Ireland offer as an employer?

  • Fulfilling and Challenging work

  • Sick Pay Scheme

  • 26 days Annual Leave

  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (after 6 months)

  • Death In Service (from commencement of employment)

  • Line Management Supervision

  • Learning and Development Programme

  • Paid Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Parental, Adoptive, Force Majeure and Compassionate Leave)

  • Educational Assistance (Study and Examination Leave)

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Health & Wellness Programme

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an application form (which can be found on our website) and return to recruitment@mqi.ie with a copy of your up to date CV attached by Friday, September 20th.  Please ensure to include the following title in the subject line of your email ‘Application for Fundraising Coordinator – Ref FND071904’.

https://mqi.ie/event/fundraising-coordinator/

Download Application form

Applications that do not have this title may fail to be shortlisted. 

Closing Date for Applications
Friday, September 20th

Administration Assistant – Oxfam Ireland

Location: Dublin

Contract: 11 weeks fixed term contract (October to December)

Hours: 36 hours per week    

Reference no: SEAA/19

Closing date: Friday 13th September 2019 at 12.00 noon

The role

The Administration Assistant will support the Supporter Engagement department in driving income generation and fundraising performance through providing operational and administrative support and assistance to the fundraising team and function.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable relevant experience in a similar operational or administration role in a busy office environment or function

  • Proven track record of working to deadlines, demonstrable ability to use initiative and time management/planning tools, and adapt to a heavy workload and interruptions

  • Some experience in fundraising CRM system e.g. Microsoft CRM Dynamics

  • Experience of maintaining databases, efficient preparation and sharing of files digitally

How to apply 

To apply for this post and if you would like further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website www.oxfamireland.org/jobs or phone 016727662. Please note that only applications received through Oxfam Ireland website will be accepted.

Offer of employment subject to satisfactory references

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our HR Team on 028 9023 0220 (NI) or 01 672 7662 (ROI)

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 13th September 2019 at 12.00 noon

Corporate Partnership & Philanthropy Manager – Irish Red Cross

SUMMARY OF ROLE

Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropy Manager is a key position within the fundraising team.

The roles main responsibility is to help to deliver increased funds from Corporate Supporters and Major Donors.

With this being a new role, it offers the chosen candidate great scope to shape and influence the broad fundraising future and scale within the Irish Red Cross. This is an exciting time for the IRC, as we celebrate our 80th anniversary in Ireland.

We are seeking a ‘hunter’ with exceptional networking, leadership, ambition, motivation and requisite skills to drive the strategies in this area of fundraising. This is a demanding role that requires high levels of dynamism, energy and innovation.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITY

  • Develop, lead, manage and monitor Irish Red Cross partnerships strategy and activities

  • Pro-actively develop and manage existing and new long term key partnership and funder relationships

  • Pro-actively identify, research and cultivate new and potential fundraising opportunities

  • Develop and monitor annual budgets, devising and implementing adjustments to both as necessary to achieve targets

  • Craft and implement detailed innovative funding relationships and solutions

  • Fully brief and effectively engage Head of Fundraising where engagement of the Board and /or SMT is required

  • Working closely with the Head of Fundraising, develop quality funding proposals and timely donor reports

  • Ensure all activities comply with Irish Red Cross’s policies and procedures, relevant professional codes of conduct and standards, regulation and legislation governing charity activities

  • Manage all end to end communication and logistical follow-through with all current and future funders/donors/sponsors/partners/financial contributors/other stakeholders

  • Regularly report on fundraising progress to Head of Fundraising

  • Pro-actively represent Irish Red Cross for fundraising activity and/or at events where required

  • Raise the income required to achieve the agreed targets in a cost effective and sustainable manner

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • A minimum of 4 years proven and relevant experience at senior level with a demonstrable track record of delivering strategic objectives and maximising income/ROI.

  • Proven experience in corporate fundraising or relevant discipline

  • Proven experience of managing relationships at senior corporate level

  • Confident networker with the ability to forge strong working relationships.

  • Competency on all social media channels.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong Report writing & IT skills – including CRM Databases, Word, Access, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Full clean driving license.

  • Experience of dealing with sensitive information in a discreet manner

  • Flexibility and adaptability and a willingness to take on additional duties

  • Flexible approach to working hours in response to varying demands of the office

  • A keen interest and understanding of the not for profit sector as well as fundraising principles

TO APPLY:

Please forward your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to fundraisingjobs@redcross.ie

Phone 01 642 4626

Closing Date for Applications
Monday 16th September 2019 at 9:00am

Cancer Prevention Officer – Irish Cancer Society

ITLE:   Cancer Prevention Officer

REPORTS TO:   Community Programmes Manager

DEPARTMENT:   Cancer Prevention

LOCATION:   Based in Dublin

HOURS:   Full Time (35 hours/week) flexibility required.

CONTRACT TYPE:   Fixed Term contract (covering maternity leave).

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT 

The Cancer Prevention department is responsible for the delivery of evidence based, high-impact cancer risk reduction programmes, all informed by the European Code against Cancer. We communicate these messages to the Irish public using a combination of national programmes, information development, and community based cancer prevention interventions.

Overall Responsibility: 

The Cancer Prevention Officer, will work as part of the community prevention team, to implement the Irish Cancer Society’s strategic goals to Reduce the Risk of Cancer and to Improve Lives.

This will be achieved through the development and delivery of peer-led health education programmes designed to mobilise individuals, organisations and communities around healthy living, smoking prevention, cancer and chronic disease prevention; and to foster partnerships at national, regional and local level to tackle health inequalities and ensure equal access to quality services. 

Through the coordination of the X-HALE youth smoking prevention programme, the Cancer Prevention Officer will tailor training and use digital/online platforms to engage with children and young adults and support youth organisations to take action on tobacco control. The key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

Responsibilities: 

  • Work in partnership with community, youth and other relevant regional agencies to develop and coordinate the Society’s X-HALE Youth Smoking Prevention programme, as we mark the tenth year of the national X-HALE Youth Awards in 2020.

  • Build the capacity of youth workers, community leaders and young people, through group-based training to deliver key tobacco and heath messages to children and young adults; and support them to share these messages with their family, friends and wider community.

  • Coordinate the Irish youth delegation on a European funded Smoke Free Youth exchange trip to the UK from February 19th-26th with 8 X-HALE participants and 2 youth workers in conjunction with UK and Swedish based partners, and continue to build on this youth advocacy opportunity with young people and partners nationally and internationally.

  • In conjunction with the web services team, develop social media and online communication methods to engage with our key target groups to promote health and wellbeing and the concept of a tobacco free generation.

  • In conjunction with the Advocacy and Communications departments, raise public awareness of the key policy and advocacy messages relating to our cancer prevention programmes, particularly X-HALE and Fit for Work and Life programmes to stakeholders, general public and media.

  • Support the development and dissemination of educational resource materials and tools, both in print and on line, and contribute to the bank of resources relevant to the training and education function of the Community Cancer Prevention Team.

  • Using the Society’s impact monitoring framework; monitor he impact of community projects on individual participants based on agreed indicators and outcome measures.

  • Develop and incorporate an evaluation framework into specified programmes to contribute to health promotion evidence base and inform community prevention programme development.

  • Share information and work in conjunction with other departments and services in the Irish Cancer Society, to achieve the organisation’s strategic objectives.

  • Draft budgets as required and oversee the approved budget spend on a bi-monthly basis.

  • Other duties as required by manager.

Selection Criteria:

Essential factors: 

  • Degree or professional qualification in Health Promotion or related area.

  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in Health Promotion, youth and community work or related area.

  • Skills in needs assessment, project planning, evaluation, facilitation and training.

  • Excellent interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.

  • An excellent understanding of issues related to the community settings based health promotion, and strategies to address health inequalities.

  • An excellent understanding of the practical and policy issues related young people, health and wellbeing and tobacco control.

  • Excellent organisational, administration and communication skills.

  • Excellent ICT skills, with a good working knowledge of digital media and relevant social media platforms.

  • Ability to effectively work with co-workers and collaborate with community organisations, to maintain and build partnerships, and access community resources.

  • Proactive and flexible in approach to work.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Full clean driving license required.

Desirable:

  • Postgraduate Diploma/Masters in Health Promotion or other relevant discipline.

  • Qualification in Training or facilitation skills

  • Experience of working in the youth or education sector.

  • Experience of working with different population groups including disadvantaged groups.

General:

  • The Irish Cancer Society operates a no-smoking policy and the post holder must not smoke in the office or when on Society business outside the office.

  • Have access to a vehicle and be willing and able to travel provincially, and be willing to work outside of normal working hours.

  • All employees are required to be aware of their responsibilities towards health and safety and to adhere to fire regulations.

This job description is not exhaustive; it merely acts as a guide and may be amended to meet the changing requirements of the Society at any time after discussion with the post holder.

The Irish Cancer Society is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. 

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in applying for this position, please send Curriculum Vitae and cover letter including your salary expectation to: Nicola Cosgrove, HR Administrator, Irish Cancer Society, 43/45 Northumberland Rd., Dublin 4. Email: recruitment@irishcancer.ie by cob Friday 20th September, 2019. 

WE DO NOT REQUIRE THE ASSISTANCE OF AGENCIES

  • Closing Date for Applications
    20/09/2019

Direct Marketing Executive – Oxfam Ireland

Location: Dublin or Belfast

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week     

Reference no: DME2/19

Closing date: Monday 16th September 2019 at 12.00 noon

The Role

Working under the direction of the Single Giving Manager, the Direct Marketing Executive is responsible for managing direct marketing campaigns and loyalty communications across online and offline channels. The primary objective of the role is to maximise donor income generation and life-time value from targeted audiences.

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least three years’ experience in a marketing environment with experience in managing direct marketing campaigns targeting warm and cold audiences from start to finish.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to provide insights and recommendations to improve campaigns performance.

  • Strong database / CRM system experience and knowledge of managing data, segmentation, and targeting.

  • Demonstrable experience in creative development and delivery of materials for supporter engagement.

  • Positive team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to operate in a matrixed environment and deliver to shared objectives.

  • Demonstrated excellent project management skills and experience of managing a varied

How to apply

To apply for this post and if you would like further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website www.oxfamireland.org/jobs or phone 01 672 7662. Please note that only applications received through our website will be considered.

Offer of employment subject to receipt of satisfactory references

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

If you need a hard copy application or other format, please phone 028 9023 0220 (NI) / 01 672 7662 (ROI)

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Monday 16th September 2019 at 12.00noon

Corporate Services Administrator – Oxfam Ireland

Location: Dublin

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 22 per week (5 days per week, afternoons preferred but some flexibility possible - lunchtime cover essential)                   

Reference no: CSA2/19

Closing date: Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 12.00 noon 

The Role

The Corporate Services Administrator will provide a high-quality professional business support as part of the Corporate Services team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable relevant experience in a similar administration role in a busy office environment including receptionist/switchboard/customer service duties.

  • Proven track record of working to deadlines and demonstrable ability to multitask and prioritise projects and tasks.

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written English) and interpersonal skills: a positive, helpful and friendly outlook is essential.

  • Ability to utilise resources efficiently and effectively.

How to apply

To apply for this post and if you would like obtain further information including the duties and responsibilities of the role, please look at our website www.oxfamireland.org/jobs or phone 016727662. Please note that only applications received through Oxfam Ireland website will be accepted.

Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting

Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

If you need a hard copy application or other format, please phone 028 9023 0220 (NI) / 01 672 7662 (ROI)

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 12.00 noon

Senior Policy and Research Officer – Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

Position Overview

CF Ireland (CFI) is a voluntary organisation established by a group of parents in 1963 to improve the treatment and facilities for people with Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland. Our key focus is the provision of services, information and support for people with CF in Ireland. We receive no core state funding, but we have grown from our voluntary roots to become the leading voice for the CF Community in Ireland, with 23 branches across Ireland.

 The Role

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) is seeking to recruit a Senior Policy and Research Officer.  The person will be part of the senior management team in CFI and salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

The role is a permanent full time, 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and salary will be based on skills and experience.

Key aspects of the role will be to;

Coordinate policy and research, working directly with the CEO of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.

Implement the research policy of CFI including:

  • Partnerships with other bodies undertaking CF related research

  • Undertaking direct research

  • Commissioning CF related research

  • Making policy submissions

  • Participating in networks such as MRCG and IPPOSI

The Person

The Senior Policy and Research Officer will be a Postgraduate (Masters or PhD) and have experience related to at least some of the key aspects of the role.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience in research and policy work (health an advantage)

  • A third level qualification in social sciences/community or local development or considerable experience in community or local development

  • Strong social skills

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Good coordination skills

  • Good IT skills

Desirable:

  • An understanding of the health system in Ireland

  • An understanding of broader social policy

  • Ability to work strategically

 Background to the post

This post will suit someone who likes multitasking and who wants to make an impact on better services for people with Cystic Fibrosis by working with families; clinicians and hospitals. It is a time of hope for people with CF thanks to better services and better drugs therapies with more improvements on the horizon. CF and TLC4CF is the regional branch comprised of the Tipperary, Limerick and Clare branches. It is also a very good career move. Some of our staff have gone on to work in RTE, UCD, EMA, Commission on Mental Health.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    To Apply:
    Please apply by forwarding your CV with a letter outlining why you feel you are best qualified to undertake this role to Jolyn Mulvey, Senior Co-ordinator HR & Finance hr@cfireland.ie

    Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 5pm Friday 13th September 2019

Mid-West Regional Development Officer (Limerick) – Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

Position Overview & Main Responsibility

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland (CFI) in partnership with our regional branch Tipperary, Limerick and Clare (TLC4CF) is seeking to employ a regional development officer in our office near University Hospital Limerick. The role of the Mid West Regional Officer is to:

 The Role

  • Support the improvement of services for people with CF in the Mid-West area (with support from TLC4CF and CFI Head Office)

  • Support the preparation of meetings with UHL

  • Support the preparation of TLC4CF meetings

  • Provide an information and personal advocacy service (in partnership and support from) CFI head office in Dublin

  • Support fundraising initiatives linked to CF projects in the Mid-West Region

The role is a permanent full time, but there is flexibility, for example the possibility of a 4 day week for those with caring or other responsibilities.

The person appointed will be a senior coordinator grade within CFI Salary Range €38,000- €42,000 (full time)

 The Person

The Regional Development Officer will be someone who is good at multi-tasking and who has an empathy with people and their families living with a long term disease.  They should have a level of confidence and skill base required from someone who interacts with both patients and their families; supporters of CF initiatives and who is also comfortable interacting with the statutory sector. A regional strategic plan will inform their role and work.

 Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience in development type work such as coordinating projects either in Ireland or abroad

  • A third level qualification in social sciences/community or local development or considerable experience in community or local development

  • Strong social skills

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Good coordination skills

  • Good IT skills

Desirable:

  • An understanding of the health system in Ireland

  • An understanding of broader social policy

  • Ability to drive a car

  • Ability to work strategically

 Background to the post

This post will suit someone who likes multitasking and who wants to make an impact on better services for people with Cystic Fibrosis by working with families; clinicians and hospitals. It is a time of hope for people with CF thanks to better services and better drugs therapies with more improvements on the horizon. Thanks to the work of CFI/TLC4CF including the work of the Regional Development Officer there is now a new adult CF centre in the Leben Building in UHL. CFI is seen as a good employer and those who have worked with us have gone on to work in the health service, national broadcasting, other major charities and regulatory authorities. CFI is the recognised national charity for people with CF and TLC4CF is the regional branch comprised of the Tipperary, Limerick and Clare branches.

How to apply

Please apply by forwarding your CV with a letter outlining why you feel you are best qualified to undertake this role to Jolyn Mulvey, Senior Co-ordinator HR & Finance hr@cfireland.ie

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 5pm Friday 13th September 2019

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 13th September 2019 by 5pm

Office Receptionist/Administrator – Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR/RECEPTIONIST

CYSTIC FIBROSIS IRELAND

Position Overview & Main Responsibility

CF Ireland (CFI) is a voluntary organisation established by a group of parents in 1963 to improve the treatment and facilities for people with Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland. Our key focus is the provision of services, information and support for people with CF in Ireland. We receive no core state funding, but we have grown from our voluntary roots to become the leading voice for the CF Community in Ireland, with 23 branches across Ireland.

The office administrator receptionist role is to ensure the efficient running of the Cystic Fibrosis Ireland national office, including secretarial duties and general administrative support.  The role is a permanent full time role, 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

The Salary is €27,000 to €31,000 + based on skills and experience

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting all visitors in a friendly and professional manner.

  • Answering phones and emails in a professional and helpful manner and directing calls/emails

  • Check voicemail and forward out of hours messages to relevant staff as soon as possible.

  • Arrange and set up boardroom for meetings including tea and coffee facilities.

  • Order lunches for meetings as required.

  • Carry out typing, filing and other general clerical duties.

  • Booking travel and accommodation for staff/members.

  • Ensure the smooth running of day to day general office services.

Post Distribution and Courier Services/Taxis:

  • Opening, distributing & recording incoming and outgoing post

  • Dealing with deliveries and ordering couriers.

  • Book taxis and maintain a taxi log.

 Facilities:

  • Maintaining office equipment/stationary and coordinating purchasing and delivery of same

  • Ensuring that kitchen roster is updated and cleaning products are regularly replenished.

  • Deal with IT/computer issues for all staff

  • Manage the shredding and recycling company.

  • Ensure that the water coolers are being serviced regularly and replaced when needed.

  • Dealing with general health and safety issues for staff and deal with building queries.

  • Ordering supplies of tea, coffee and any other ad hoc refreshments.

  • Research and engage in project work, as and when required (such as handyman, electrician etc.).

Communications:

  • Responsible together with the CEO and Senior Co-ordinator to manage effective and efficient communications between branch committee members, Chairs and Board of Directors.

  • Maintain and update information on the members database (Raisers Edge).

  • Member Relations; develop and maintain a positive working relationship with the CFI community and membership and to respond efficiently and effectively to their daily queries and requests.

 Conference and Special Events:

  • Assist in co-ordinating CFI’s annual conference, members information evenings and other social events that may be assigned from time to time by the CEO or Senior Co-ordinator.

  • Responsible for co-ordinating communications and logistics in support of special events if and when required.

 Administration and Financial Support:

  • To input income data on Raiser’s Edge in line with internal policy and run Report’s as required.

  • To ensure acknowledgement and thank you letters are issued with receipts to CFI donors on selected internal bank accounts.

  • Download web-based sponsor reports (e.g. Everyday Hero etc), liaise with finance and update community fundraiser amounts received

  • To maintain correspondence/information files as required.

  • To produce correspondence, reports and confidential documents in Consultation with the CEO, Senior Co-ordinator and/or Fundraising Manager.

  • To carry out monthly income reconciliations between Raiser’s Edge database and accounting package to ensure all income posted to Raiser’s Edge is correct.

  • Providing general administrative support to the wide CFI team as necessary

 Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 year’s administrative experience.

  • Excellent telephone skills and a capacity to deal with many queries and when required be able to empathise and provide support to callers.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a high standard of spoken and written English, and good numeracy skills

  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and to take responsibility for ensuring that work is completed to a high standard.

  • Capacity to complete work in a timely and accurate manner.

  • The ability to manage and prioritise own workload and work with flexibility, initiative and creativity.

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.

  • Enthusiastic, warm friendly manner with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Discretion and confidentiality

Desirable:

  • Reliability/flexibility and commitment

  • The capacity to work both on their own initiative and as part of a team

  • Raiser’s Edge

  • Background and/or experience in a charitable organisation.

  • Ability to assimilate information quickly

  • A knowledge and understanding of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

  • Closing Date for Applications
    To Apply:
    Please apply by forwarding your CV with a letter outlining why you feel you are best qualified to undertake this role to Jolyn Mulvey, Senior Co-ordinator HR & Finance hr@cfireland.ie

    Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 5pm Friday 13th September 2019

Trainee Accountant – Galway Simon Community

Job Title:

Trainee Accountant

Reports to:

Financial Controller

Job Location:

Office based in Galway Simon Community offices at 18 Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Rd., Galway

Contract Details:

3 year Fixed Term Contract, 37 hours per week

Salary Details:

Basic salary DOE and training package

Job Purpose:

Galway Simon Community requires a highly motivated Trainee Accountant who will be given the opportunity to complete professional ACCA accountancy exams while gaining experience working in a busy Finance Department.

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  • To work with and under the supervision and direction of the line-manager.

  • Assisting with the month-end management accounts

  • Preparation of bank reconciliations

  • Responsible for accounts payable function including matching of delivery dockets, coding and payment of invoices

  • Processing of weekly wages for employees based upon in house time and attendance system

  • Assisting with year-end audit process

  • Preparation of reports/cost analysis in Excel

  • Preparation of cheque requisitions and cheques as required by Managers/Team Leaders

  • To participate in relevant training and development courses as agreed with your manager.

  • To undertake any other such duties commensurate with the role that may be assigned by the Line Manager.

  • To be vigilant in relation to Health Safety and Welfare Risks in the workplace and bring concerns to the attention of the Line manager or Health and Safety representative.

Person specification:

Essential:

  • Third level Degree in Accountancy, Commerce or a relevant field or extensive experience working in a finance department

  • Must be currently working towards a qualification in ACCA, or about to commence

  • Ambitious, energetic and motivated individual

  • Attentive to detail

  • Willingness to learn

  • Strong communication skills

  • Be trustworthy and conduct the role with integrity

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong team player

  • Ability to adapt and be flexible

  • Excellent time management, planning and organisation skills

  • good analytical skills

  • Proficient in using in Microsoft Office 365 in particular Excel

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Desirable:

  • Previous experience using Quickbooks Accounting Software

  • Previous experience using Collsoft payroll software

  • Experience working with a not for profit organisation

Interested applicants must complete and return the Job Application Form, available on www.galwaysimon.ie/careers to jobs@galwaysimon.ie by the closing date, Friday 13th September.

All job offers will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment medical checks and Garda vetting. Galway Simon Community is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    5pm Friday 13th September

Assistant Finance Manager – Galway Simon Community

Job Title:

Assistant Finance Manager

Reports to:

Finance Manager

Job Location:

Unit 18 Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Road, Galway

Salary:

DOE

Contract Details:

Specific purpose contract for maternity leave cover

Job Purpose:

The primary purpose of this role is to assist the Financial Controller in the efficient management of the finance function and to provide accurate and timely reporting in order to maximise the contribution of the Finance Department to the effective running of the organisation.

Main duties & Responsibilities:

§  Preparation of management accounts and departmental reports

§  Assisting in the preparation of departmental and annual organisational budgets

§  Responsible for training the CE Accounts Assistant and student placements or interns

§  Production of ad-hoc analytical reports on cost overruns

§  Preparation and review of Actual V Budget comparison reports by dept.

§  Recording rents received and keeping records up-to-date

§  Assisting other members of the finance team with accounts payable queries and approval of supplier payments

§  Preparation of cheque requisitions and cheques as required by Managers/Team Leaders

§  Processing of weekly & monthly wages for review by Financial Controller

§  Preparation of bank reconciliations for all bank accounts

§  Performing General Ledger and Balance Sheet reconciliations

§  Providing supporting documentation for external audit review

§  Improvement of financial policies and procedures

§  Assist in the achievement of strategic objectives

§  Any other ad hoc tasks as required to ensure the accuracy of the financial records and the efficient running of the organisation

Person Specification:

Qualification:

  • Qualified accountant or Part-qualified accountant – applicants must be currently studying towards their ACA or ACCA qualification.

Experience: 

Essential:

  • At least 2 years relevant experience in preparation of Management Accounts

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and reporting skills

  • Strong team player

  • Ability to adapt and be flexible

  • Excellent time management, planning and organisation skills

  • Previous experience using Quickbooks Accounting package

  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office 365

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Desirable:

  • Experience working with a not for profit organisation

Interested applicants must complete and return the Job Application Form, available on www.galwaysimon.ie/careers, to jobs@galwaysimon.ie by the closing date, Friday 13th September.

All job offers will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment medical checks and Garda vetting. Galway Simon Community is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    5pm Friday 13th September