Events Manager - Concern Worldwide

Reports to:                         Head of Corporate & Major Donor Fundraising, Ireland

Liaises with:                       Internal – Senior Management Team, Board Members, Public Affairs (including fundraising teams), Communications, Information Technology, International Programs, and Finance Directorates

External – organising committees, suppliers, event sponsors, other

Job location:                      Dublin

Pay Band:                            5 (€45,563 - €53,603)

Contract:                             2 year fixed term contract           

 Job Purpose:

Concern Worldwide is seeking to recruit an Events Manager. This is a new role. The Events Manager will be responsible for the creation and meticulous execution of events and building a strategy for an events portfolio, maximizing Concern’s engagement with the Corporate and Major Donor communities in Ireland, resulting in increased income to support Concern’s mission. This exciting opportunity is ideal for a highly motivated, self-starting event planner and manager who is comfortable with multi-tasking. Flexibility and creativity are both required in day-day activities as is the ability to work in a demanding and dynamic team environment.

The role will also have responsibility for identifying third party events which offer good networking opportunities for colleagues in Concern’s Corporate and Major Donor department, and will support other departments in relation to events as agreed with the Head of Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising.

The type and nature of events undertaken by Concern will vary according to purpose and audience, and will include fundraising dinners, supporter briefing sessions, and donor program visits. The Events Manager will lead the design and delivery of Concern’s flagship Corporate and Major Donor Event, the annual Women of Concern Awards Luncheon, which takes place in October each year and attracts over 300 senior business leaders from major corporations.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Corporate and Major Donor annual events planning: working with the Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising team, lead the development and implementation of an overall events plan in line with the Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising strategy.

    • Flagship Event management: lead and manage our flagship event, the Women of Concern Annual Awards Luncheon, and execute it to an exceptional standard.  

    • Event Committee coordination: work with the Senior Management and the Corporate and Major Donor teams on the recruitment and coordination of event committees. Coordinate the work of the events committees through the preparation of meeting agendas, materials, meeting and minutes, and following up on agreed actions.

    • Event design and delivery: lead on the design of individual events, and on the identification, scheduling, resourcing, and implementation of all related activities, to ensure that event objectives are achieved to a high standard, on time and on budget.

    • Operational and administrative management:ensure that all operational and administrative tasks associated with events, including event-day activities, are carried out to a high standard and within defined timescales.

    • Budget management: agree income and expense budgets for each event with the internal sponsor, and ensure delivery against budget.  

    • Coordination of event stakeholders and staff:lead and coordinate event stakeholders and staff (such as event committee members, departmental staff, volunteers, suppliers, sponsors, honorees, and speakers), and provide them with the necessary support to enable them to carry out their role in the design and delivery of events within agreed timescales.    

    • Securing and managing event sponsorship:lead in securing corporate sponsorship for specific events and, in consultation with the Head of Corporate and Major Donor Fundraising, agree the terms of such sponsorships. Coordinate the successful implementation of sponsorship agreements.    

    • Supplier management: co-ordinate all event logistics and manage vendor relationships and contracts, including liaising with event venues and external vendors involved with event production.

    • Event communications and marketing: lead in the specification of communication and marketing solutions to support events (videos, brochures, posters, website page, other) and, working with Concern’s Communications department, coordinate the delivery of these solutions.

    • Post-event follow-up and stewardship:coordinate and lead post-event debriefings and evaluations and, working with colleagues in the Corporate and Major Donor department, design follow-up activities and stewardship programs for event attendees and stakeholders.

    • Market analysis: gather and analyse information in relation to 3rd party events, including events organized by other NGOs

  • Other: support other departments as required in the design and delivery of events

Skills and Attributes Required: 

  • Excellent event and project management skills with meticulous attention to detail: very comfortable multi-tasking and working with multiple stakeholders, while delivering high standard events that meet and exceed expectations

  • Excellent administration skills

  • Excellent people management skills: able to lead and manage multiple stakeholders, both internal and external, at various levels (including senior management level), and adept at managing competing priorities and expectations

  • Strong communication skills: experienced in communicating in a clear and timely manner event priorities, roles and responsibilities, and in resolving issues through clear and effective communication

  • A strong interest in the work of Concern Worldwide

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

  • Ability to work and deliver to a high standard under pressure

  • High level of proficiency on Microsoft packages and Customer Relationship Management systems

  • Good budget management skills

  • Delivery and target-orientated

  • Customer-orientated

  • Self-starter and creative thinker; energized by new ideas and processes

  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal office hours to meet the design and delivery needs of specific events. 

Experience Required:

Essential:

  • + 5 years working in the Corporate or NGO sectors, at least 3 of which have been in major event design and delivery for a large corporate or NGO organization. As part of this role you will have coordinated multi-stakeholder event teams, and will have a demonstrable track-record in the delivery of multiple high profile events.

  • Primary degree level in business, marketing, hospitality management, PR or related field


To apply: 
CVs should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date: Sunday 10th February 2019, with interviews scheduled to take place during the weeks beginning 11th and 18th February 2019.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.

Concern is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all section of the community.

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

Your Personal Data

During this job application, you will provide Concern with your personal data. Concern takes its responsibilities towards this personal data very seriously and is committed to complying with all relevant data protection legislation.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on ensuring that the name of any employee or volunteer (existing or new), does not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).

Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will only be made following a successful clearance check being conducted on the applicant and such checks may be updated periodically during the course of the period of employment. 

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists

In certain circumstances, donors may request that personal data relating to employees to work on the activities that they fund be provided directly to them - so that they can perform their own counter terrorism checks. This may involve transferring some basic personal data outside the EEA. It will be a condition of your employment contract that Concern be allowed to share this information with institutional donors for these purposes.

For additional information please consult our web site or contact the Human Resource Division in our Head Office.

You have certain rights under data protection legislation. For more information on how to exercise those rights please visit www.concern.net/about/privacy

Please only apply for this position if you are satisfied with the proposed processing of your personal data as outlined above.

Closing Date for Applications
10th Februaru 2019

Fundraising Executive (Corporate and Trusts + Foundations) – The Irish Hospice Foundation

Main Purpose of Job:

To develop and grow the Irish Hospice Foundations portfolio of corporate partnerships and secure vital funding from Trusts & Foundations.

This is a key role to the fundraising department and the ideal candidate will have excellent written and communication skills particularly in relation to writing compelling corporate funding proposals and trust +foundation applications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of existing corporate partnerships and help to drive the relationship to deliver on objectives and maximise income.

  • Actively research and identify new corporate partnerships and sponsorship opportunities and develop proposals / pitches as appropriate.

  • Actively research Trusts and Foundations with criteria fitting the IHF, completing applications for funding and submitting in a timely fashion.

  • Accurate and timely reporting to supporting trusts and foundations as required.

  • To maintain and develop a working calendar that ensures all income opportunities that fit the IHF criteria for approaching charitable trusts, foundations and statutory funds in Ireland & Europe are maximised.

  • Work within set targets and budgets

  • Manage “text” fundraising

  • Work across departments to maximise effectiveness of campaigns

  • Other duties as might reasonably be required by the IHF

Personal Experience, Skills & Qualities

  • 2+ years relevant experience in fundraising, not-for-profit or related area.

  • Educated to 3rd level qualification or a proven track record of fundraising and working to targets ideally through corporate fundraising and trusts & foundations.

  • Experience and proven track record in CSR and/or company sponsorship and philanthropy.

  • Experience in writing trust + foundation applications and/ or corporate funding proposals with a strong attention to detail in all aspects of work.

  • Good communication and networking skills with ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with corporate partners, funders and sponsors.

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to represent IHF professionally in external meetings and events.  

  • Excellent organisation, time management and administration skills.

  • Creative, enthusiastic with a proactive approach to all areas of work.

  • Ability to work well as part of a busy fundraising team and to work of own initiative when required.

  • Excellent computer skills working experience of Microsoft Office and ideally working knowledge of Raisers Edge.

  • An understanding of the work of The Irish Hospice Foundation.

This is a full time role and will be based at the Irish Hospice Foundation’s offices on Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Salary details available on application.   

Please ensure you have 2 valid references from previous employers or referees (one to be from last employer).

Please forward your CV with a detailed covering letter, explaining how you feel you fit the role by email to:  louise.mccarron@hospicefoundation.ie or by post to:

Louise McCarron
Fundraising Manager
The Irish Hospice Foundation
Morrison Chambers
32 Nassau Street
Dublin 2 

Please mark your application “Confidential, Fundraising Executive”  

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Monday 4th February

Telesales Representative (Part-time) - Charities Institute Ireland

Charities Institute Ireland, the representative body dedicated to supporting Ireland’s leading charities maximise their positive social impact is hiring a part- time Telesales Representative. A brand new role in the organisation’s growth, the Telesales Representative will be responsible for promoting Cii’s suite of educational, training and networking events to our membership.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic team player with a strong sales acumen to work in the heart of the charity sector in Ireland. If you have a passion to play your part to enable positive social impact and have the skills required in this job spec we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

You will work as part of the Charities  Institute Ireland team with responsibility to promote & grow participation on Cii educational, training and networking events. Much of your time will be spent interacting with our members over the phone.

The role includes but is not limited to the following activities:

  • Managing, tracking and following up on leads by telephone

  • Conducting sales presentations through the phone

  • Meeting monthly and quarterly sales goals

  • Creating and updating activity reports

  • Responsibility for sales and processing bookings for events

Required /Preferred Skills

General: Required

  • Patient and friendly and excellent people skills. Positive, composed, and, work well under pressure

  • Fluent English

  • Excellent Telephone manner

Core: Required

  • Previous sales experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Active listening skills to accurately respond to enquiries and requests

  • Computer skills. Experience using CRM systems and Office Excel


Employment Type:
Part time (12 hours per week - flexible)

Employment Type: Casual

Salary: €15 per hour

To apply please forward a copy of your CV and a cover letter to Mark Hughes by emailing mark@charitiesinstituteireland.ie

Closing Date for applications Tuesday 5th February at 5pm


Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) Grade Ⅱ – Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association


Title of post:
                     

Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) Grade Ⅱ

Organisation:                   

Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA)

Reporting to:                    

Chief Executive Officer. Each nurse is accountable and  responsible for their own practice.

Location:                            

This is an outreach nursing position covering all areas within Dublin and the greater Dublin area.

Post:                                     

2 Year Contract initially

Salary:                                  

Salary will be based on INO scales and reflect qualifications and experience.

Purpose of the Role     

The purpose of this role is to provide specialist nursing expertise on the management of patients living with Motor Neurone Disease. The successful candidate will work as a member of the IMNDA interdisciplinary team providing a quality patient centred service. He/she will work closely with clinicians, public health nurses, allied health professionals, families and carers.

About

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) is the primary support organisation in Ireland for people diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), their carers and families. It currently employs three outreach MND nurses who travel around Ireland providing care and support to the MND community.  In light of recent funds raised through Fr. Tony Coote and his Walk While You Can campaign we are now in a position to recruit a 4th MND nurse to carry out home visits, provide nursing support and be the link between health care professionals within local communities, IMNDA service staff and Beaumont MND Clinic.

Key Responsibilities

This CNM is a registered nurse who has extensive experience and clinical expertise in Motor Neurone Disease nursing. The role will encompass a major focus on (direct & indirect) care comprising of assessment, planning and delivery of patient care in collaboration with medical and other healthcare professionals.

The management of patients with Motor Neurone Disease demands a broad range of professional skills and knowledge, as well as skills in communication, leadership, education, research and counselling. The CNM will have the expertise and specialist knowledge to incorporate these skills into practice and so develop standards of care that benefit the patient and their family. In so doing, the CNM will embrace the five core concepts of the clinical nurse specialist role to ensure the provision of a high quality holistic service for the patients in need of the service, and to enhance the health status of this patient population.

Management

  • Attend the Motor Neurone Disease Clinic initially in Beaumont Hospital and to act as a direct interface between the hospital and community.

  • Act as an effective liaison person between patients, families and relevant hospital and community and health services.

  • Ensure the care delivered to Motor Neurone Disease patients is commensurate with international standards of treatment.

  • Support and advise on referrals to appropriate specialist services.

  • Monitor patients on an on-going basis and evaluate outcomes and where appropriate and advise and support to ensure optimum co-ordination and delivery of care.

  • Evaluate clinical problems in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team and advise and support the patient and family.

  • Work with the multidisciplinary clinical team to meet the needs of patients and their families.

  • Establish and standardise clear channels of communication for referrals and consultations for the patient and their families.

  • Review quality of services by liaising with other professionals in the hospital and community.

  • Work in collaboration with the community care and primary care services offering specialist advice and develop education programmes.

  • Attend multidisciplinary meetings and clinics where possible.

  • Contribute in formulating or updating policies and procedures, which comply with agreed best practices for patients and families with MND.

  • Demonstrate vision, innovation and flexibility in nursing practice.

  • Provide monthly statistics on patient activity

Clinical Focus

Provide specialist knowledge, expertise, advice, support and care to patients and their families with MND and its associated conditions. This will be at a higher level of autonomy and decision-making in patient management at community level.

  • Assess, plan and evaluate care and support with patients and their families.

  • Provide up to date information on Motor Neurone Disease to patients and families.

  • Develop and maintain a quality assurance programme which is patient centered, measures and audits care and standards given and measures patient satisfaction.

  • Provide a nursing resource service of all aspects of Motor Neurone Disease.

  • Patient Client Advocate

  • Ensure that regard is given to the dignity, choices, self–esteem and well-being of patients and their relatives.

  • In collaboration with patients, take available opportunities to represent views of and negotiate on behalf of individual patients/patient groups at a multidisciplinary level and with other personnel or agencies as appropriate.

  • Play a central role in directing patients to specialist advocacy services as appropriate.

Education and Training

  • Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership and to demonstrate innovative practice in the provision of care in line with the Scope of Professional Practice and service needs.

  • Develop and facilitate education and support programmes, for patients and their families and professional staff.

  • Ensure patients have access to relevant education material, and develop new material as required.

  • Assist in training of IMNDA staff members and patient and families where appropriate.

  • Accountable for ensuring that practice is up to date, evidence based in order to provide the highest standard of care to Motor Neurone Disease patients.

  • Keeps up to date with nursing literature, and new developments in Motor Neurone Disease management, education and practice.

  • Develops networks nationally and internationally on the management of Motor Neurone Disease.

Audit and Research

  • Maintain awareness within the speciality of current developments in MND and care.

  • Establish, implement and evaluate audit programmes of the service, the quality of patient care and the CNM current practice, in line with local and regional developments, to include monitoring and evaluation of educational and health promotion programmes as relevant.

  • Identify areas of practice for evaluation and evaluate current practice and improved methods of care against current peer reviewed research findings. Use research findings to influence care within the speciality.

  • Ensure that accurate documentation and record keeping is maintained.

  • Maintain awareness of, and participate as appropriate in multidisciplinary research projects.

  • Develop a system for recording clinical activity.

  • Participate in maintenance of service databases as appropriate.

  • Provide service reports to the Chief Executive Officer based on agreed key performance indicators (KPI’s).

  • Provide an Annual Service Report each year.

Professional Qualifications and/or relevant Experience

  • Registered General Nurse by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

  • Post-registration experience in an acute hospital setting within the last 7 years.

  • Minimum two years’ experience working in the area of Motor Neurone Disease.

  • Desirable - post-registration education relevant to the area of specialist practice at level 8 QQI (Higher Diploma or Honours)

Please send letter of application and CV to CEO, Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, Coleraine House, Coleraine Street, Dublin 7 or by email to rduffy@imnda.ie before 5pm, Friday 1st February. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 20th February 2019.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 1st February

CEO – The Housing Alliance

The Housing Alliance

The Housing Alliance is a collaboration of six of the larger Irish Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs): Circle Voluntary Housing Association, Clúid Housing, Co-operative Housing Ireland, Oaklee Housing, Respond, and Túath Housing. The Alliance was formed to promote the delivery of social and affordable housing by larger AHBs, whom share similar challenges and opportunities in realising their objectives. The Alliance enables the AHBs to work collaboratively on a range of issues and retain their statuses as independent and autonomous organisations.

Collectively, the six members of the Alliance are responsible for approximately 20,000 social housing tenancies across Ireland. This represents two thirds of the total AHB housing stock in Ireland. An additional 10,000 units are estimated to be delivered by the members of the Alliance before the end of 2021. The members of the Alliance have decided to formally establish an entity to represent the shared interests of the members. To ensure effective delivery of its vision and mission the Alliance is seeking to appoint a new CEO.

CEO

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will provide leadership and co-ordinate all activities for the Housing Alliance in accordance with its vision, mission and values. The CEO will represent the Alliance publicly and privately in a professional manner. The post-holder will also play a critical role in establishing the Alliance and developing strategies for ensuring the organisation delivers on its mission. S/he will engage with a wide-ranging mix of stakeholders and be passionate about the role that social and affordable housing can play to meet Ireland’s housing needs.

The Alliance is seeking an exceptional leader with a strong management skillset, a strategic mindset and experience working in a multifaceted role alongside boards or committees.  The CEO will be a strong collaborator, harnessing the individual strengths of the members to deliver for households in housing need. The preferred candidate will have a strong understanding of policy development, advocacy and communication.

If you feel that you fit the profile of an exceptional leader, a catalyst for change and would like to explore this role at a pivotal time for Social Housing and Affordable Housing, please contact Dennis O’Connor in strictest confidence at dennis@2into3.comor call direct on +353-1-234-3184.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    15th February 2018.

Development & Marketing Assistant – Irish National Opera

BACKGROUND

Irish National Opera is the main producer of opera in Ireland with huge ambitions for the future and considerable room for growth. After a hugely successful first year in operation, Irish National Opera is now seeking a Development & Marketing Assistant to support the Development and Marketing teams in their increasingly busy roles.

THE ROLE

This is an initial two year contract as part of the Arts Council RAISE programme, however, there may be an opportunity for longer term employment thereafter.

The core function of this role is to assist the Head of Corporate Communications & Development in rolling out and administering the company’s friends & patrons scheme.

The successful candidate will also assist in managing relationships with Corporate Partners and in the management of marketing campaigns.

As well as possessing outstanding communication skills, the successful candidate will have three years’ experience in the areas of marketing and communications and/or donor management. You’ll have strong computer and ICT skills, and possess the patience and attention to detail necessary to create and maintain databases.

To succeed in this role, you’ll be a natural team player and creative thinker with a willingness to contribute new ideas. If you’re a dedicated communications specialist or donor care professional with a passion for the arts, we’d love to hear from you!

APPLICATION DETAILS:

The recruitment campaign for the role of Development & Marketing Assistant is being managed exclusively on behalf of Irish National Opera by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy Charity Careers Ireland in partnership with its sister company Creative Careers.

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: 5pm on Monday, 11th February 2019

  • Closing Date for Applications
    5pm on Monday, 11th February 2019

Nurse – Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland

Job Description

Nurses stay on site for the full week. Day shift is from 8 am to 8 pm and night shift is from 8 pm to 8 am.

A summary of the responsibilities of the nurse on SHINE is as follows:

  • To provide direct nursing care to participants

  • To monitor the nursing needs of participants

  • To provide service in bowel management, intermittent catheterisation and wound care management to participants

  • To dispense medication as prescribed by participants’ med practitioner.

  • To supervise and assist special feeding of participants

  • To maintain daily records and documentation.

  • Reporting to Coordinator

  • To liaise with occupational therapists

  • To provide guidance to care and activity volunteers

  • To respect the dignity and confidentiality of participants

  • To act as an advocate for participant if appropriate

  • To communicate with family and community services as required

  • To carry out other appropriate duties as may be required.

To become a SHINE Nurse you must:

  • Be 21 years of age, or older, by the 21st June prior to SHINE starting

  • Have experience and a formal qualification in nursing  

  • Be an excellent communicator

  • Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude

  • Be a caring, hardworking, responsible and patient person

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 8th March 2019

Logistics Assistant – Barnardos

Location:

Christchurch Square, Dublin 8 with some travel required.

Employment Type:

Part Time (21 hrs per week). Fixed Term contract from April to end of October 2019.

Salary:

€13,160 - €20,386

Contact Person:

Lorna Lee on 01 4530355

To apply, email application to:

recruitment@barnardos.ie

Closing Date:

5pm, Wednesday 30th January 2019  

 

Information Note for this position

What does the Fundraising Department do?

Barnardos fundraising department is responsible for raising voluntary income to support Barnardos services in Ireland. We do this through a variety of different channels such as:

  • Donor Marketing campaigns

  • Events

  • Corporate Fundraising

  • Trust and Foundations

Who do we work with? 

External agencies, internal stakeholders, voluntary and community groups, the public and donors.

What will the Logistics Assistant do?

The post holder will assist in the co-ordination of Barnardos National Collection Day, which is held in September with a primary focus on volunteer recruitment, management and stewardship.  Please see www.barnardos.ie/getting-involved/fundraising for more information.

Where can I find out more?

Please see www.barnardos.ie/getting-involved/fundraising for more information.

 

Post:                           Logistics Assistant – Barnardos National Collection Day

Location:                    Dublin 8, but with some travel

Reporting to:             National Campaigns Team

Responsible to:         National Campaigns Lead

Works with:               National Campaigns Lead, the wider Fundraising Team, and the public.

 

Job Description

To assist in the co-ordination of Barnardos National Collection Day with a primary focus on volunteer recruitment, management and stewardship. The target for volunteers in 2019 is 2,250.

Core Job Requirements

  • Recruitment, induction, training, management and mobilisation of localised Team Leaders to co-ordinate all collections in their local area.

  • Recruitment, induction, training, management and mobilisation of localised volunteers to complete all collections in their local area.

  • Work with Team Leaders to ensure they maximise all methods of recruiting local volunteers.

  • Work with the NCD team to maximise all opportunities in relation to new site locations or best collection sites (taking into account stakeholder requests and feedback)

  • Manage the permit applications for each of the collection areas, ensuring all permits are successfully secured.

  • Manage the shopping centre applications, procuring and supplying required support documentation as required, for each of the regional areas ensuring all shopping centres are successfully secured.

  • Manage the confirmation of bag packs/collections in all retail stores, procuring and supplying required support documentation as required, ensuring all locations are confirmed in advance.

  • Disseminate Team Leader briefings outlining the logistics of the collection day and requirements for permits and documentation in their area.

  • Work with the wider NCD team to ensure the timely dispatch and delivery of all collection items (buckets, t-shirts, etc.) to Team Leaders & volunteers in line with the logistic schedule.

  • Work with the National Campaigns team internally to build relationships with campaign stakeholders, local businesses, schools and community partners to help recruit volunteers.

  • Proactively meet with prospect volunteer groups of all types to give them a full understanding of the campaign and what’s involved.

  • Devise and manage the lodgement procedure for the Team Leaders, ensuring that the regional fundraisers and all co-ordinators are fully briefed on the procedure and supplied with sufficient support documentation.

  • With the National Campaigns Lead, plan and implement the collection day logistics plan, ensuring the smooth delivery of the collection day.

  • Communicate and consult regularly with the National Campaigns Lead and other relevant stakeholders so as to achieve a cohesive, coordinated and supported approach to all activities.

  • Contribute to weekly team meetings and briefings on the campaign, providing concise progress reports of recruitment results to date.

  • Adhere to Barnardos procedures and guidelines for data management and protection at all times.

  • Apply high standards of organisation and planning in all activities so as to maintain and protect the organisation's reputation and to ensure the opportunity to maximise income is created.

Requirements of all Barnardos staff

  • Commitment to the purpose of Barnardos and to work within the values, policies and procedures of the organisation and in the context of current legislation and regulations.

  • To participate in regular supervision, including monthly one to one’s, with your line manager (the National Campaigns Lead).

  • To actively participate in team and staff meetings and service reviews/ evaluations and to contribute to the development of policy and practice with your area of work and within Barnardos as a whole.

  • To report any area of concern to your line manager in a timely manner.

  • To show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the work. Work during unsocial hours may be required.

  • Have a flexible approach to the work in response to organisational change, development and review of best practice.

  • Participate in and engage with a performance management programme.

  • Identify training needs with your line manager and participate in training opportunities appropriate to the role.

  • To be vigilant to any Health, Safety and Welfare risks in the workplace and bring any concerns to the attention of your line manager or Health & Safety Officer.

  • To be vigilant to any concerns regarding the protection and welfare of children and to bring them to the attention of the Barnardos Designated Person in a timely manner, in keeping with the Barnardos Child Protection policies.

  • To participate in the efficient flow of information within the organisation by sharing and seeking information as appropriate.

  • To undertake other duties as may be requested by the line manager from time to time.

  • To undertake your work in a manner that is friendly, flexible and informal.

 

Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.

 

Person Specification

Personal Attributes

  • Flexibility, innovation and initiative.

  • Excellent telephone manner.

  • Good Database marketing knowledge.

  • Good knowledge of marketing techniques, in particular how to promote existing and new initiatives.

  • Good communication and presentation skills, verbal, written and face to face.

  • Excellent project management and planning skills.

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.

  • The ability to juggle a wide range of activities, prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent computer skills and working experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database packages (Raisers Edge preferable but not essential).

 Experience

  • 2 years experience in a fundraising/marketing/administration environment.

  • Exposure to elements of fundraising and/or marketing activity would be very beneficial but is not essential.

Qualifications

Junior Cert or equivalent minimum level of education. A working ability in IT Systems (word, excel and powerpoint), word processing and finance skills are essential.

Excellent working knowledge of Excel is particularly required for this role.

The post holder is initially assigned to work in our National Office, Dublin 8 but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Dublin area in line with organisational needs.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    5pm, Wednesday 30th January 2019

Fundraising Executive – The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation is seeking a FUNDRAISING EXECUTIVE

Location: Johnstown, Co. Kildare

Salary: DOE

Permanent full-time, reporting to Fundraising Director

Jack & Jill is an Irish Registered Charity (CHY 12405) that provides nursing care in the home to children who are born with or who develop severe neurological developmental delay, in addition to end-of-life care, regardless of education to all children, up to the age of 5. We currently look after 340 children nationwide, and have assisted over 2300 since we began in 1997. We give funding directly to families to facilitate this assistance, provide advocacy and advice, and deliver child and family centered care operating 365 days a year with no waiting list.

To provide this service, Jack & Jill needs €3.8m per year. We are now looking to recruit an Experienced Fundraiser to our Fundraising Team.

Description:

The Fundraising Executive will be part of a team of 5 fundraisers.  

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Fundraising Director, the Fundraising Executive will be a part of a team of five fundraisers. They will be responsible for the creation, design and management of fundraising events, campaigns and projects and will play a key role within the fundraising department and charity as a whole. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, hardworking and vibrant fundraising team and to make a real difference to the lives of families with very sick children.

Experience & Skills Required:

·         Strong team player with proven communication and influencing skills.

·         2+ years of Fundraising or Event Management experience, preferably in a similar role.

·         Excellent relationship-management and networking skills.

·         Good organization skills with an ability to multitask and work well under pressure

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Innovative thinker, capable of working on own initiative,

·         A can-do attitude with great attention to detail

·         Some out of office hours and weekend work is a requirement for this role

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word

·         Full clean driving licence and access to a car are essential

·         Social media skills would be an advantage

Education:

A relevant Third Level Qualification is a requirement

Remuneration Package:

Salary: DOE

Annual Leave: 25 days per year, not including bank holidays. Pension Scheme and Health Insurance after 1 year service

Other Benefits: phone, mileage, staff parking

Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV with a cover letter to Deirdre Walsh, Fundraising Director on deirdre@jackandjill.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 1st February 2019 at 5pm

Digital Executive – Barnardos

Job Description

Location: National Office, Dublin 8.

Employment Type: Fulltime (37hrs) & Permanent

Salary: €34,770 - €48,565

Contact details: Amy McGovern on 01 4530355

To apply, e-mail application to: recruitment@barnardos.ie

Closing Date: 12pm Thursday 31st January 2019

Interview Date: Friday 8th February 2019

Information Note – Digital Executive

What does our Communications Team do?

The Communications team works with all teams across Barnardos to co-ordinate all external communications – media, digital and campaigns. We manage Barnardos Press Office, PR and media relations. We are Barnardos voice online. We work to build Barnardos brand and increase awareness and understanding of Barnardos work with children and families. 

What is our overall aim?

We aim to increase understanding and awareness of Barnardos work with children and families, to engage and grow support for Barnardos services through fundraising and advocacy activities.

What will the Digital Executive do?

Reporting to the Head of Digital & Content, the post holder will play a key role within Barnardos Communications team in managing, developing, advising and implementing changes on www.barnardos.ie and other Digital platforms in line with the organisations Digital Strategy.  

Who are we?

The team consists of a Communications Manager, a Head of Digital & Content, a Communications Executive, Digital Executive and a Digital Communications Assistant.

 

Digital Executive

Job Description

Post:                           
Digital Executive

Location:                    
Christchurch Square, Dublin 8 

Responsible to:         
Communications Manager

Works with:               
Communications and interacts with all other departments across Barnardos

 

Job purpose

Play a key role within Barnardos Communications team in developing and advising on web and online projects, and to carry out reporting and analysis of our digital work.

Core job requirements

  • Developing and updating the Barnardos website and digital presence to support the organisation’s work, profile and awareness.

  • Work with the various internal departments to enhance Barnardos website to support their objectives in increasing donations, sale of publications, event registration, marketing of services etc.

  • Goal-setting, measuring and reporting on progress in the vein of continuous improvement.

  • Developing search engine optimisation, search engine marketing and Adword campaigns to drive increased traffic to www.barnardos.ie

  • Develop content on Barnardos.ie to promote awareness of Barnardos work, and activities and working with content editors/contributors across the organisation to keep it fresh and relevant.

  • Developing multimedia content including videos, graphics, emails, ads and all else as required.

  • Online content management working with the Comms team and department editors/contributors.

      • Develop a team of web editors from across Barnardos – work with them to train, monitor and proof content.

      • Proof-reading and editing.

      • Manage a content calendar to ensure the website is constantly updated and reflects the messages and values of Barnardos.

  • Create email marketing campaigns and support teams in developing email campaigns.

  • Print design – assisting in creation of leaflets, brochures, posters, etc. 

  • Social Media – responsible for social media implementation, monitoring and analysis: Activity will include:

  • Co-ordinating and planning for social media campaigns and updates.

  • Monitoring online conversations relevant to Barnardos and advising teams and departments on how to participate and respond.

  • Be the voice of Barnardos in online conversations and work to support appropriate staff in the same.

  • Analysis of social media results.

  • Support with social media advertising campaigns.

  • Project co-ordination - implement specific projects, to include the development and production of online communication tools.

  • Any other duties from time to time.

Requirements of all Barnardos staff 

  • Commitment to the purpose of Barnardos and to work within the values, policies and procedures of the organisation and in the context of current legislation and regulations.

  • To participate in regular supervision with your line manager.

  • To actively participate in team and staff meetings and service reviews/evaluations and to contribute to the development of policy and practice with your area of work and within Barnardos as a whole.

  • To report any area of concern to your line manager in a timely manner.

  • To show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the work. Work during unsocial hours may be required.

  • Have a flexible approach to the work in response to organisational change, development and review of best practice.

  • Participate in and engage with a performance management programme.

  • Identify training needs with your line manager and participate in training opportunities appropriate to the role.

  • To be vigilant to any Health, Safety and Welfare risks in the workplace and bring any concerns to the attention of your line manager or Health & Safety Officer. 

  • To be vigilant to any concerns regarding the protection and welfare of children and to bring them to the attention of the Barnardos Designated Person in a timely manner, in keeping with the Barnardos Child Protection policies.

  • To participate in the efficient flow of information within the organisation by sharing and seeking information as appropriate.

  • To undertake other duties as may be requested by the line manager from time to time.

  • To undertake your work in a manner that is friendly, flexible and informal.

Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.   

Person Specification

Digital Executive

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

  • Project management experience with ability to work on multiple projects, meet deadlines and secure results.

  • An effective negotiator, skilled diplomat and a team player.

  • Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and maintain a professional approach.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and consult where appropriate.

  • Highly creative.

  • Commercially minded with marketing sensibilities.

  • Solutions focused.

  • Ability to advise, mentor and train and provide plain-English non-jargon explanations to staff.

Experience

  • Minimum three years’ experience in web development, social media or related area.

  • Proficient using Photoshop, and other Adobe design tools

  • Familiar with website Content Management Systems.

  • Proficient in the use of Google Analytics for reporting and in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with online advertising, including Facebook and Google Ads (desirable but not essential)

Professional qualification:  

A relevant Third level qualification in digital media, digital marketing or related area.

The post holder is initially assigned to work in our National Office, Dublin 8 but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Dublin area in line with organisational needs.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    12pm Thursday 21st January 2019

Development & Marketing Manager – Dublin International Film Festival

BACKGROUND: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland’s premier film event and has built a formidable reputation for delivering the very best in international film and film talent to Irish and International audiences each year.

The festival is now seeking a Development & Marketing Manager to devise and lead fundraising and brand awareness.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Managing Director and Board, the Development & Marketing Manager will set the development and fundraising agenda for the Festival and lead all fundraising efforts with a specific focus on major donor and corporate engagement. The ‘Sustainability & Development’ priority from the DIFF’s strategic plan will belong to the Manager.

This is an initial two year contract as part of the Arts Council RAISE programme, however, there may be an opportunity for longer term employment thereafter. Also, please note that while this is a full-time role, there is potential for a flexible working arrangement for the right candidate.

The core function of this role is to generate income for DIFF, therefore, it is essential that the successful candidate has previous fundraising experience. The Development & Marketing Manager will use their skills and experience to expand DIFF’s fundraising from ad-hoc activities to a more strategic level through the development and implementation of a 3-year fundraising plan.

As well as possessing excellent communication, planning and organisational skills, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in the practical side of fundraising: researching key prospects; securing introductions; developing and delivering compelling pitches; working with and influencing individuals at senior levels; and building and fostering long-term relationships.

To succeed in this role, you will be passionate about film and you will have knowledge of the cultural space within which the festival operates. If you’re an ambitious, dedicated fundraiser who is full of ideas and initiative, we’d love to hear from you!

APPLICATION DETAILS: The recruitment campaign for the role of Development & Marketing Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of DIFF by non-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 for Applications
    5pm on Wednesday, 30th January 2019

Campaigns Manager – The Wheel

Purpose: positively influence public opinion and win policy change to strengthen trust and support for our sector whilst maximising member engagement.

The Wheel is Ireland’s national association of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises. With over 1,400 members we are the leading representative voice in the sector and a supportive resource that offers advice, training and influence for the sector. 

In 2019 we mark our 20th year of serving and supporting Ireland’s voluntary sector.

Our focus is to strengthen the capacity and capability of community and voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises to effect positive social change

We are driven by our vision of a thriving community and voluntary sector at the heart of a fair and just Ireland. Our core belief is that people, through their active participation in the work of community and voluntary organisations, play a critical and effective role in improving and enriching life in Ireland. We believe that the societal value created by the community and voluntary sector is a unique, precious and transformative contribution that benefits all of society; and we believe that a strong, vibrant, independent and autonomous community and voluntary sector is critically important for sustaining a fair and just society and a healthy democracy.

STRENGTHENING THE SECTOR’S VOICE

We are now half way through our current strategic plan Stronger Charities, Stronger Communities (2017 – 2020) which has ambitions targets for deepening the organisation’s impact as the leading voice of the sector. Over the last two years this has involved: a rebranding exercise both in tone, language and visual identity; an increase in public affairs, media and communications work; and enhanced linkages and engagement with our membership base.

We are now making an investment in our public policy and communications teams and recruiting the new role of a Campaigns Manager to help us build significantly enhanced understanding amongst the public, policy-makers and key stakeholder groups about the importance, significance and value of Ireland’s voluntary sector.

If you are a talented individual, with campaigning and communications in your blood, and passionate about positive social change achieved through community and voluntary organisations, social enterprises and charities, then we want to hear from you!

This is an exciting opportunity to exercise your leadership through joining forces with the national representative organisation for the sector – one with a 20-year track record and big plans for the next 20 years.

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Campaigns Manager
OFFICE BASE: Dublin
REPORT TO: Director of Public Policy
LINE MANAGER FOR: Policy Officer

OVERALL PURPOSE & LEVEL:

The overall purpose of the work will be to positively influence public opinion and win policy change to strengthen trust and support and support for our sector whilst maximising member mobilization and engagement. This is a new role and it will evolve over its first year .

The post holder will be at the level of ‘Manager’ in The Wheel which is a level reporting directly to a member of the senior management team (SMT), in this instance, the Director of Public Policy.

Please see Recruitment Pack attached for more information.

Recruitment Pack

Application Form

Assistant to Fundraising Manager – Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland

Job Title: Assistant to Fundraising Manager

Location: Mallow, Cork

Reporting to: Fundraising Manager

Working hours: 30 hours per week 5 days per week (flexi-time).

Some weekend and evening work will be required.

Salary: €18,000-€20,000

Contract: Fixed Term - one year

Overall Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of the role is to support the Fundraising Manager in achieving the annual income target for Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland. This will be achieved by undertaking a range of duties and responsibilities related to the strategic fundraising goals.

Person Specific:

This role would suit a recent graduate or someone looking for experience in fundraising, event management or project management.

-A proactive individual, with excellent relationship management and organisational skills

-Ideas oriented, articulate and creative individual with strong presentations skills

-Excellent on all social media platforms and possess excellent computer skills including use of databases, google drive.

-Strong writing skills, ability to draft fundraising material and letters.

-Experience in fundraising, retail, admin, sales or a similar role is desirable.

-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

-Full drivers license and own transport is essential as you will need to travel on occasion to events across the region

To apply for this position please email a copy of your CV with cover letter to nuala@aadi.ie

The closing date is Friday 1st February 2019 

References will be required.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 1st February 2019

Database Support Specialist – UCD Foundation

Job Description
UCD Foundation engages in fundraising and alumni engagement activity to support University College Dublin in its pursuit of world-class education, teaching, research, and innovation.

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Database Support Specialist who will demonstrate an analytical and logical mind-set with strong problem solving and critical thinking skills. They  will be responsible for supporting the Development and Alumni Relations (DARO) team in the maintenance of the University’s alumni and fundraising database system, The Raiser’s Edge. The Database Support Specialist will be an experienced professional in the field of database management and will be responsible for supporting the Raiser’s Edge database and all aspects of donor records and data entry.

Role & Purpose
Support office objectives and operations by maintaining and processing the database of alumni, donors, and organisation contacts, containing approximately 291k records.

The Database Support Specialist will support the Database Administrator and Database Officer.

Key Responsibilities

The Database Support Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Support the overall integrity of the database, including handing data queries as well as input and output activities

  • Produce in a timely manner reports requested from the team and assist with general analysis of data

  • Maintain and update the policy and procedure guide

  • Update records in a timely manner, to agreed standards

  • Seek opportunities to automate processes and tasks where possible to free up time to take on additional responsibilities

  • Maintain data confidentiality and ensure compliance with Data Protection Legislation

  • Work on data analytical projects to identify trends in information, identification of data quality and data gap issues, tracking and measuring data issues to help management understand detailed information about the business portfolio

  • Assist with various type of projects as required

  • Assist RE users with questions, and give training

  • Manage team queries through JIRA project management software

  • Work closely with other systems including UCD InfoHub, MailChimp, Graduway, and Wordpress

  • Occasionally co-ordinate a team of part-time data entry assistants

  • Plan, record, measure, and report on projects’ progress

  • Undertake other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Database Administrator and Database Officer

  • May perform general office duties as requested

Required Qualifications

  • Third-level qualification or professionally trained with appropriate qualifications

Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience using The Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM database

  • Highly organised, motivated, flexible and able to use own initiative in a busy working environment

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Familiar with fundraising and alumni relations practices of the organisation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications in MS Excel

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines

  • Knowledge and understanding of UCD Foundation’s goals and objectives

  • Understand the needs and priorities of the organisation

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

  • Ability to work well in a multi-cultural environment with staff, faculty, students

  • An eagerness to learn more about database management and gain valuable exposure to all related systems and processes

  • Quick to learn software applications

Performance Criteria
Demonstrated initiative and ability to organise and prioritise a diverse workload in a busy environment. Ability to function as a member of a team to fulfil the wider team's responsibilities and pitch in where necessary.

What You can Expect from Us

You will be part of a dynamic fast paced organisation with an entrepreneurial and inclusive culture where you will be working as part of a close knit and collaborative team environment.

Application Procedure

Candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter that specifically address the below points in their application.

Your cover letter should outline:

  • your experience in working with databases

  • your experience, skills and other attributes of relevance to this role

Please note: Candidates who do not submit a cover letter or who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered.

Salary scale €23,000-€32,000 – This is a one-year contract with the possibility of renewal.

Applications by email to yiru.huang@ucdfoundation.ie

  • Closing Date for Applications
    5.30p.m on January 31st, 2019

Database Administrator - RCSI

Title: Database Administrator

Department: Development, Alumni Relations, Fellows and Members

Tenure: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Ardilaun House, 111 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2

Reporting to: A Senior Manager

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

About RCSI

RCSI was founded by Royal Charter in 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland. This noble surgical heritage continues to shape our approach to education, research and service. At its very essence, surgery is the most exacting of disciplines, demanding professionalism, precision, skill and expertise at the highest level. 

Today RCSI is an innovative, pioneering international health sciences education and research institution with undergraduate and postgraduate schools and faculties across the health sciences spectrum and is ranked in the top 250 institutions worldwide. We are home to numerous healthcare institutes as well as leading research centres driving pioneering breakthroughs in human health. Located in the heart of Dublin, with 4 international campuses and a student community of over 60 nationalities, we have an international perspective on how we train tomorrow’s clinical professionals today. 

RCSI is an independent, not for profit body and is committed to institutional independence, service, academic freedom, diversity and humanitarian concern. Our independence enables us to chart our own course in service of excellence in human health. Placing the patient at the centre of all that we do; our values of respect, collaboration, scholarship and innovation unite and direct our purpose. 

About the Development, Alumni Relations and Fellows and Members Office

The Development, Alumni Relations, Fellows and Members (DARF&M) office is responsible for increasing philanthropic income and developing engagement with RCSI’s global networks and manages 18,000 Alumni and 8,500 Surgical Fellows worldwide and currently has a team of 11 full-time staff. The Department also leads the RCSI_TOMORROW campaign; a strategic philanthropic initiative to drive income to support RCSI’s mission to educate, nurture and discover for the benefit of human health.

About the Role


The Database Administrator is an important role within the DARF&M office and will support, administer and maintain office databases and systems and provide technical support to the team. This position is responsible for database system use and developments in response to departmental needs and day-to-day system integrity, including recommending strategies to ensure data integrity. The role will support all functions within the DARF&M office working with managers and staff to advance various work programmes.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Database and Systems Management

  • Maintain and improve the overall quality, integrity and accuracy of all systems within the DARF&M Department, including but not limited to Raiser’s Edge and RCSI’s Fellows and Members Portal (FAMP) databases and CRMs

  • Coordinate all database management and process activities, including but not limited to, updating constituent records, updating actions and notes, generating reports, analysing data, working with database vendor (Raiser’s Edge), implementing all import/export projects and requests, coordinating all data cleansing and improvement projects, and posting/acknowledging gifts and subscriptions

  • Utilise advanced tools, systems and databases, internet resources, in-house data, and other resources to promote and support donor prospect strategies and goals

  • Control/code table maintenance including managing appeals, funds, campaigns and other system coding

  • Ensure data entry accuracy by performing a monthly data audit

  • Ensure all user security and access requirements and settings are accurate, relevant and maintained appropriately, including new users with the required access rights as per their needs

  • Interact with all necessary departments and staff to analyse and gather report requirements for generating criteria and output 



    Data Analysis and Support

  • Generate and analyse data lists and reports for Development, Alumni Relations, and Fellows and Members colleagues

  • Provide support related to data requirements for events, e-bulletins, annual giving, subscriptions, direct mail projects, major gifts and planned giving prospects

  • Work with staff to identify constituent data improvements, including data capture and recording in Raiser’s Edge and assist in determining the best structure for delivering improvement plans

  • Create, test and implement standard queries and reports for database users to run at their discretion, as well as queries to ensure the integrity of the database in a timely and efficient manner

  • Import new constituents to IT systems, Raiser’s Edge and FAMP, where required

  • Adding all communications (actions, notes and ad-hoc updates) to Raiser’s Edge

  • Updating event participation with updated contact information to Raiser’s Edge

  • Data updates including global adds and global changes

  • Utilise tools (especially MS Excel and Access) to interrogate and manipulate data to gain insight to support and advance work programmes across the office

  • Liaises with database users to recommend and assist in the implementation of new and improved processes

  • Provide support for information deployment and technical enhancements to the Raiser’s Edge database

  • Provide general database and information systems support across the Development Department 


Information Systems

  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date database and IT systems, processes and procedures, including updating user manuals and delivering training, within the Development Department

  • Work with RCSI Information Technology Department and all relevant managers to plan, implement and review system upgrades and carry out appropriate user training within the Office

  • Keep abreast of the IT and database fields through appropriate user groups and networks, list-serves, blogs, websites, publications, webinars and conferences/seminars, and share with other Development staff


General Duties

  • Provide an excellent customer service to all stakeholders, internally and externally  Ensure the efficient administration of the Department by contributing to the development and implementation of work systems, processes and policies

  • Carry out research and ad-hoc projects as directed

  • Perform additional duties as expected in a developing and dynamic team 


    PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level or professionally trained with appropriate qualifications and experience 

    Skills and Experience

  • IT skills: advanced IT skills, including using MS Office suite (Excel and Access are advantageous) and other software packages

  • Database and CRM experience: strong database and CRM experience and understanding (Raiser’s Edge database experience is highly advantageous)

  • Attention to detail: High levels of attention to detail and accuracy, including data entry, data analysis and ability to meet deadlines

  • Communication: Clear, concise communication skills with ability to explain highly technical concepts and processes to team members and other internal stakeholders

  • Project management: Ability to manage multiple, complex IT/database projects and related tasks simultaneously, working within a busy environment

  • Solution-focused: Have a pro-active approach to work, anticipating and resolving problems in advance; from anticipating and addressing issues to understanding requests and delivering quality work with minimal errors

  • Interpersonal skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, including friendly, positive and conscientious personality with experience of supporting internal stakeholders

  • Motivated: Display a ‘can-do’ attitude, be committed to RCSI and our values, demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the role

  • Self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team: Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team and manage high workflow

  • Development: Knowledge and/or experience of higher education development, including fundraising and alumni relations, or non-profit sector is beneficial 


    APPLICATION PROCESS 

    Applicants can apply with a cover letter and CV through the RCSI Careers website (http://rcsi.ie/careers). 

    The closing date for applications is Friday 1 February 2019. Applications received after this will not be considered. Interviews will be held week commencing 11 February 2019 (subject to confirmation from RCSI). 

    For any informal enquiries relating to this position, please contact Gordon Jamieson, Head of Corporate Fundraising (gordonjamieson@rcsi.ie). 

    Note: This Job Description may be subject to change to reflect the evolving requirements of the Department and RCSI in developing healthcare leaders who make a difference worldwide. Similar vacancies that arise in the next 6 months may be filled from the pool of applicants that apply for this position. RCSI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or race.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    1/2/2019

Communications Executive - Marie Keating Foundation

The Marie Keating Foundation is a registered charity working to increase awareness and reduce the risk of cancer within all sectors of the community.  We promote early detection and the importance of a healthy lifestyle in eliminating cancer as a life threatening illness. We provide practical support services for those affected by cancer and we work with other organisations to optimise efforts to reduce the risk.  Our ethos is “making cancer less frightening by enlightening”.

We are now seeking a Communications Executive on a one-year contract to work with the Foundation at our office in Lucan, Co Dublin.

Reporting to the Communications Manager and working directly with the Nursing Services and Fundraising teams, the role of the Communications Executive is to support the implementation of the communications strategy for the Foundation.  This is a varied and interesting role within a small team and it is a great environment to learn on the job, across all aspects of communications including; PR, social media, digital marketing, website development, events and media relations.

The candidate will have a relevant communications, PR or media qualification and this opportunity would be a fantastic start to a career in communications for a recent graduate. Any experience working in a similar role is desirable but not a requirement. In addition, the candidate should have an interest in the health and/or charity sector and have a positive self-starter attitude and the ability to work within a small team, juggling a diverse workload.

Position:        Communications Executive
Contract:       One year
Reports to:    Communications Manager
Function:      The primary function of the role is to support the implementation of the Communications Strategy for the Foundation. The Communications Executive will support the Communications Manager and wider team in helping to enhance the Foundation’s profile through all of its communications, both external and internal. 

The main responsibilities on external communications include:- 

  • Support the planning and co-ordination of the Foundation’s cancer awareness campaigns and events

  • Assist in implementing all media campaigns for the Foundation. Help work on drafting media materials, building relationships with media and helping to seek interview opportunities where they arise.

  • Develop positive relationships with the Foundation’s health experts, patients and ambassadors as spokespeople for the Foundation.

  • Assist with managing the day to day posting and scheduling on all Foundation digital channels, including website and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn). Work on blog and written content for the website and help fact check its content to ensure accuracy and consistency.

  • Assist in working with suppliers on the writing, design and printing of all fundraising and cancer awareness collateral, including information leaflets, event advertisements, annual reports, newsletters, etc, working together with relevant Foundation team members as appropriate.

  • Assist in updating and maintaining MKF’s websites and social media posts in line with brand guidelines and social media strategy.

  • Help with assessing each communications campaign with evaluation reports as needed.

  • Work as needed to help support the Fundraising team in their events and activities, both where communications are needed or in other capacities

  • Work as needed with the Nursing Services team and the CEO to create and produce marketing materials and content; managing health campaigns to support the Foundation’s cancer services and programmes.

     

 PERSON SPECIFICATION 

The ideal candidate must have: 

Education

A relevant third level qualification and/or professional qualification, preferably in Communications, Marketing, PR or Journalism

Communications skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills as well a good working knowledge of social media and how it can be used to promote the Foundation’s messages would be a distinct advantage

Special skills:

Experience working in a communications role either paid or voluntary would be desirable but is not a requirement.

A demonstrable interest in the health and/or charity sectors would  be desirable bit is not a requirement.

 

Terms/Conditions:

The position is being offered as a full time one-year contract role with the Marie Keating Foundation.  Salary is dependent on level of experience and person specification.  The position is based at the Foundation’s offices in Lucan, Co Dublin.  Annual leave entitlement is currently 23 days per year and pro-rata for the duration of the contract. 

 

Applications 

To apply for this position you should send a CV along with cover letter no later than Thursday, January 31st, 2018. 

Please mark your CV for the attention of:

  

Jennifer Cimerman
Communications Manager
Marie Keating Foundation,
Unit 9,
Millbank Business Park,
Lucan,
Co. Dublin 

Tel: 01 6283726 

jcimerman@mariekeating.ie


Support and Communications Officer (Part Time 2 days a week 14.5 hours) – Meningitis Research Foundation

Meningitis Research Foundation: We are a leading Irish, UK and international charity that aims to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of meningitis and septicaemia. It is an exciting time for the charity as we expand our reach and impact to meeting the challenges of meningitis and septicaemia wherever they exist in the world.

The candidate: The successful candidate will offer ongoing support to individuals and families who have experienced meningitis and septicaemia. You should be able to demonstrate empathy and experience of handing sensitive content with tact and care. Ideally someone with knowledge in communications to support and promote compelling awareness campaigns in order to influence opinion and decision makers.

Salary: Up to €29,000 (€11,600 pro rata) depending on experience + 6% pension contribution

Location: Dublin

Responsibilities

  • Ensure an effective initial response to incidents of the disease, working with the Bristol office to provide information to the public, appropriate liaison with public health experts and the media

  • Work with the colleagues to support individuals and families affected by listening, providing guidance, information and also by signposting them to additional information and services available

  • Act as a point of contact in Ireland for communication with policy and health officials to promote good practice in the management of meningitis and septicaemia

  • Proactively make contact and engage with individuals, schools and companies in response to media reports of cases of meningitis and septicaemia

  • Work with the MRF communications team based in Bristol to support wider charity awareness raising initiatives such as; sharing communication messages and campaigns, conferences and information mailings

  • Give talks or attend in person at events with corporate and high level external stakeholders

  • Represent the charity in local media as required

  • Develop relationships with Community Ambassadors supporting them to be proactive within their community

  • Where volunteers are not available and/or donations are of high value or of strategic significance, attend cheque presentations and collect funds on behalf of MRF

  • Closing Date for Applications
    The application process: Full details and how to apply can be found on our website: https://www.meningitis.org/about-us/jobs. The closing date for completed applications by email is 9am 11th February 2019. Interviews will be held on 13th February 2019, please be prepared to attend on this date if shortlisted for interview.

Community and Events Fundraiser (Part time 3 days (21.75 hours) a week) – Meningitis Research Foundation

Salary: Up to €27000 (€16,200 pro rata) depending on experience + 6% pension contribution

Location: Dublin

Context:

We currently have well-established community and student fundraising teams based in the UK (partnering with 20 universities nationwide). We are looking to replicate this success in Ireland, building new relationships and increasing fundraising income from local and national events, (including Dublin women’s mini marathon, runs, parachute jumps and local events) as well as student overseas treks.

Purpose:

Organise, recruit and resource our local and national fundraising events, student overseas treks and other student fundraising events in partnership with internal fundraising teams across the regions. Support, develop and inspire volunteers, community fundraisers, and key supporters. Utilise these networks to raise funds that enable MRF to achieve a world without meningitis and septicemia. Build lasting relationships and provide a first class service to MRF supporters.

Responsibilities

  • Promote and recruit local and national fundraising events and activities both face to face and via the telephone, building strong relationships with our supporters to encourage fundraising activities

  • Promote the MRF student programme to universities across the country, attending meetings and presenting to student groups across Ireland

  • Develop and build relationships with university partners, providing account management and liaison with Challenge Leaders (key volunteers roles)

  • Provide donor care and support for all event participants

  • Maintain accurate records of supporter relationships and financial information relating to events

  • Produce progress reports relating to fundraising

  • Identify and implement ways of solving problems and exploiting new opportunities

  • Assist team members with Irish funding applications

 

  • Closing Date for Applications
    The application process: Apply online: https://www.meningitis.org/about-us/jobs

  • The closing date for completed applications by email is 9am 11th February 2019. Interviews will be held on 13th February 2019, please be prepared to attend on this date if shortlisted for interview.

Communications and Fundraising Officer – Mental Health Ireland

Position Title: Communications and Fundraising Officer                       

Reports to: Head of Communications and Fundraising

Location: Head Office (Glasthule, Co. Dublin)

Mental Health Ireland (MHI) is a national voluntary organisation with a network of Mental Health Associations (MHAs) active throughout the country. Mental Health Ireland aims to promote positive mental health through education, training and awareness raising and to support persons who experience mental health difficulties, their families and significant others through the activities of Mental Health Associations’ and national advocacy.

https://www.mentalhealthireland.ie/recruitment/

POSITION SUMMARY

Working as a member of Mental Health Ireland’s head office Team, this position offers an opportunity to work closely with our Head of Communications and Fundraising and make a real contribution to the development of Mental Health Ireland’s Communications and Fundraising programmes.

This position will play a key role in planning and delivering communications and fundraising strategies and support to volunteers, supporters and staff.

The focus of the role will be to secure new supporters and volunteers and build on existing relationships in order to generate income, develop loyalty and raise awareness for Mental Health Ireland.

The post holder will write, edit, co-ordinate and publish content across various channels including the website, social media and print and online marketing materials. They will also plan and implement communications and fundraising campaigns to raise awareness and funds.

There will be a strong emphasis on Digital Communications in this role, in particular to create engaging and relevant digital content and to analyse the success of this content according to performance indicators.

The successful candidate will be in a position to support the development of our reputation via the media by generating coverage for Mental Health Ireland both proactively and reactively.

The successful candidate should have a passion for digital marketing and/or fundraising. They should be organised, creative and have the ability to work independently with great attention to detail.

The role may require out of office hours occasionally to attend events. There is a time in lieu policy in place to cover this.

THE PERSON

The successful candidate will be expected to have:

  • Two years’ experience working in fundraising and/or communications with digital marketing experience.

  • A third level qualification in Digital Media, Marketing or Communications.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and persuasiveness skills, including strong writing ability across a range of media.

  • Experience engaging with the local and national media.

  • Excellent digital marketing and social media knowledge and skills.

  • Proficient in fundraising databases, everydayhero, WordPress, MailChimp, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Microsoft Office.

  • Experience in budget management.

  • Expertise in the social media landscape and the creation and publication of content including film, photographic and written.

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

  • Excellent written and communications skills.

  • A passion for and experience in fundraising online and offline (community, corporate, individual)

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

The Communications and Fundraising Officer will have responsibility for:

Communications:

Digital

  • Development and management of weekly/ monthly/ annual content calendar across online platforms including social media, website and newsletter.

  • Plan and create multi-media communications material for all online platforms

  • Social media monitoring and reporting with proactive and reactive responses on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

  • Growth of social media networks and audiences.

Media

  • Identifying key media contacts and building and maintaining relationships.

  • Field queries from the press and public.

  • Drafting and distributing press notices, releases and media comments with support from Head of Communications and Fundraising.

Communications

  • Assist in the implementation of the communications and fundraising strategy.

  • Provide communications support for all campaigns

  • Preparation of return on investment reports throughout the year.

  • Supporting with Annual Report creation including content, liaising with design agency and delivery on timelines.

  • Storytelling – generating content from our stakeholders and supporters for our platforms.

  • Event management support for a number of projects/ events both online and offline.

  • Work with external suppliers

Brand

  • Ensure consistent branding is used across the organisaiton and with external fundraisers

  • Help maintain and build reputation

Fundraising:

  • Cultivate new and steward existing relationships with individuals and corporates in order to raise funds and secure direct, event, and campaign support for the charity.

  • Plan and execute existing and new fundraising events with a view to increasing income, and with high attention to detail and quality.

  • Promote existing and create new opportunities for community members to fundraise for the charity.

  • Represent the charity in communities and at relevant events around the country in order to generate new supporters, steward existing supporters, and build brand awareness.

  • Lead all aspects of the charity’s Facebook Fundraising programme and managing EverydayHero supporters.

  • Thanking people – we do that a lot here in many ways!

  • Develop and promote the charity’s fundraising campaigns.

  • Identify and enlist key fundraising volunteers, including ambassadors to publically represent the charity.

  • Provide support and tools to volunteer fundraisers and community fundraisers in their various fundraising activities.

  • Develop and execute supporter recognition and stewardship plans, ensuring accuracy and completeness of records in donor database.

  • Developing and posting content via Mailchimp to the charity’s subscribers.

  • Maintaining accurate reports on giving and produce reports throughout the year on fundraised income including Return on Investment.

  • Participate in relevant training and development courses.

Conditions of employment:

The Communications and Fundraising Officer will be based at Head Office in Glasthule in Co Dublin.

This post is a two-year contract.

The position is based on a 5-day week (37 hours), exclusive of lunch hours.

The salary for this post is aligned to Grade IV, HSE and is commensurate with qualifications and experience and subject to Garda Vetting.

For further information you can email jilloherlihy@mentalhealthireland.ie

To apply for the role please email recruitment@mentalhealthireland.ie

Closing date: 31st January at 5pm

Interviews: Will take place on the 13th & 14th February in Mental Health Ireland Head Office in Glasthule, Co Dublin.

 

  • Closing Date for Applications
    31st January

National Campaigns Lead – Barnardos

Job Title:                                     National Campaigns Lead

Location:                                      National Office, Dublin 8, with travel

Employment Type:                      Full Time and Permanent

Salary:                                          €40,253 - €54,667

Responsible to:                           Fundraising Manager

Works with:                                  Fundraising and Communications Teams

Contact Person:                          Amy Mc Govern on 01 4530355

To Apply, Email Application to: recruitment@barnardos.ie

What does the Fundraising Department do?

Barnardos fundraising department is responsible for raising voluntary income to support Barnardos services in Ireland in the following ways:

  • Individuals

  • Campaigns and Events

  • Corporate Fundraising

  • Major Gift

  • Trust and Foundations

  • Legacies

What will the National Campaigns Lead do? 

The postholder will deliver significant income growth from Barnardos national campaigns, ensuring the best return on investment and maximising the media and marketing value for each.

They take ownership and work with the Fundraising Manager to increase funds from all national campaigns by 2021 in line with our fundraising strategy.

Job Purpose:            

To deliver significant income growth from Barnardos national campaigns, ensuring the best return on investment and maximising the media and marketing value for each.

To take ownership and work with the Fundraising Manager to increase funds from all national campaigns by 2021 in line with our fundraising strategy.

 Requirements Specific to this Post

  • Manage and execute all Barnardos national campaigns within budget, delivering on all KPI’s for your area to ensure the long term sustainability of this income stream. Taking ownership of this area of fundraising with particular focus on growth areas and having the ability to problem solve is key.

  • Work closely with the Communications Team to ensure the full PR and communications brief and campaign spec objectives that are set for each campaign are being delivered.

  • Lead and line manage the campaigns team to ensure the project plan is implemented and followed as agreed.

  • Manage entire National Campaigns budget including; tracking expenditure, income and projections throughout the year.

  • Engage and manage relationships with external suppliers and agencies to maximise advertising and media opportunities, within budget.

  • Manage and lead relationships with key campaign sponsors, in co-ordination with the Partnerships team where necessary, to maximise their support in alignment with the campaign.

  • Manage the full evaluation of each campaign internally and externally (in line with sponsor requirements) within the agreed timeframe set out in the project plan

  • Ensure the Campaigns team work with the Donor Marketing Team (and Data Executive) to conduct analysis and segmentation of the campaign data on Raisers Edge to deliver optimum results for campaigns.

  • Work closely with the Fundraising Manager and the Fundraising Leadership Team to contribute to the overall fundraising strategy to achieving our targets and goals.

  • Attend networking events with a view to building key relationships.

  • Support for media activities relating to all national campaigns if necessary.

Requirements of all Barnardos staff

  • Commitment to the purpose of Barnardos and to work within the values, policies and procedures of the organisation and in the context of current legislation and regulations.

  • To participate in regular supervision with your line manager.

  • To actively participate in team and staff meetings and service reviews/ evaluations and to contribute to the development of policy and practice with your area of work and within Barnardos as a whole.

  • To report any area of concern to your line manager in a timely manner.

  • To show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the work. Work during unsocial hours may be required.

  • Have a flexible approach to the work in response to organisational change, development and review of best practice.

  • Participate in and engage with a performance management programme.

  • Identify training needs with your line manager and participate in training opportunities appropriate to the role.

  • To be vigilant to any Health, Safety and Welfare risks in the workplace and bring any concerns to the attention of your line manager or local Health & Safety Officer.

  • To be vigilant to any concerns regarding the protection and welfare of children and to bring them to the attention of the Barnardos Designated Person in a timely manner, in keeping with the Barnardos Child Protection policies.

  • To participate in the efficient flow of information within the organisation by sharing and seeking information as appropriate.

  • To undertake other duties as may be requested by the line manager from time to time.

  • To undertake your work in a manner that is friendly, flexible and informal.

Note: This Job Description will be reviewed and updated in line with the needs of the work.

Person Specification

Personal Attributes

  • Flexibility, innovation and initiative.

  • An understanding of marketing techniques, in particular how to promote existing and new initiatives.

  • A clear understanding of the fundraising events sector.

  • The ability to plan and implement viable and sustainable national fundraising campaigns

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, verbal, written and face to face.

  • Excellent project management and planning skills.

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.

  • The ability to juggle a wide range of activities, prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.

  • Flexibility is a must as this role can require travel as well as weekend and evening work.

  • Strong decision maker.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 year’s fundraising, marketing or business development experience

  • Experience of managing and leading a team.

  • Excellent computer skills and working experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database packages.

  • Exposure to other elements of fundraising and/or marketing activity would be very beneficial but is not essential.

Qualifications

  • Education to degree level (desirable) or relevant experience gained either in the corporate or voluntary sector.

Full driving licence and access to the use of a suitably insured car desirable.

Be able to travel nationally in line with the needs of the work.

The post holder is initially assigned to work in our National Office, Dublin 8 but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Dublin area in line with organisational needs.

The post holder is initially assigned to work in our National Office, Dublin 8 but may be required in the future to work in other locations in the Dublin area in line with organisational needs.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    5pm, Wednesday 23rd January, 2019