Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy Officer – Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services

Job Description

1.0WTE Permanent Post

Grade V

Based in Harold’s Cross 

The Fundraising Department at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services has a busy calendar of events and campaigns to meet the growing funding needs of the organisation to maintain services and fund capital development. The successful candidate will work within a small team, reporting to the Senior Manager, Partnerships & Philanthropy and Director of Fundraising, in the area of Corporate Partnerships, Major Gift, Trusts, Grants & Foundations and Legacy Fundraising. They will hold a key role within the department and will be fundamental to the strategic development of the Department. 

Essential Requirements 

  • 5+ years’ experience in corporate environment or project management type role

  • Experience in budget management

  • Experience working with third parties (Creative / PR / Media / digital agencies)

  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills with experience managing relationships with high level executives and sponsors

  • Experience in writing and developing proposals and in reporting on strategic activity plans

  • Demonstrate creativity, drive, dynamism, commitment, attention to detail and best practice in all activities

  • Ability to work independently

  • Competent IT skills - Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail

  • Minimum of a third level degree qualification 

Informal enquiries for this post to Susie Cunningham, Senior Manager, Partnerships & Philanthropy, 01 498 6271. 

A detailed Job Description and Person Specification is available from our website or from the Human Resources Department by e-mail: or by phone (01) 491 2594. 

To apply for this position please forward an up to date CV and cover letter by email to or by post to: Gillian Mahon, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6w. Please include a current contact number and/or e-mail address on your application. 

Latest date for receipt of applications is 9:00am on Friday 25th January 2019 

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

A panel may be formed from which future Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy Officer posts may be filled in line with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services panel management guidelines. 

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

Why work for us? 

At Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services we strive to provide a modern, inclusive and friendly work environment which promotes continuous education and career pathway development for our staff. With a purpose-built Education and Research Centre onsite, training is provided for medical, nursing and health & social care professionals. Non-clinical professionals are also supported in training opportunities.  Employee benefits include a Pension and Sick Pay Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Credit Union and Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation), a restaurant with subsidised meals and free on-site parking. Both locations are within walking distance to bus and luas/dart routes. 

Mission Matters at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services; we have an Employee Wellbeing Group, Diversity Group and Staff Council who strive to promote various initiatives to staff onsite, some of which include: Bootcamp Classes, Yoga Classes, Mindfulness, Education Sessions etc. 


  • Closing Date for Applications
    Latest date for receipt of applications is 9:00am on Friday 25th January 2019