About Cappagh Hospital Foundation
Cappagh Orthopaedic Research and Development Foundation trading as Cappagh Hospital Foundation (CHF) was founded in 1988 and raises funds for Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital (CNOH) – Irelands major centre for elective Orthopaedic surgery.
Through funds raised for Hospital development, research, education, teaching, training and the provision of strategic patient support programmes, Cappagh Hospital Foundation supports the CNOH’s mission to provide high-quality integrated care for people with musculo-skeletal disorders.
CHF is in a critical Fundraising development and growth phase and are seeking a Fundraiser (National) to progress to Fundraising Manager.
This is an exciting role for a self-motivated, experienced hands on/big picture Fundraiser. You will have worked as a Professional Fundraiser in Ireland for at least 4/5 years, across the NFP sector and are looking for a new challenge- something you can sink your teeth into, develop and grow – and are perhaps, keen to progress your career within a small organisation. Following a successful probationary period, you may have the * opportunity to progress to become the FR Manager and build a small team.
You will be responsible for achieving ambitious fundraising income targets through FR & Comms activities, including but not limited to: developing, maintaining, growing all existing fundraising and creating and developing new income streams across all sectors. Building on our existing network of supporters, you will further develop donor partnerships through the provision of excellent supporter relationship management and engagement across all aspects of the organisations.
As an experienced Fundraiser you will have combined practical well-honed not for profit experience- including but not limited to: all aspects of Fundraising/Communications, commercial acumen, working to targets, budgeting, reporting and a proven flair for innovation, donor care and relationship building, CRM, P.R. and governance. If you enjoy, and are motivated by the challenge of creating, implementing, developing robust fundraising activities, hitting targets and objectives and *perhaps growing the CHF’s small FR Team and most importantly want to make a difference, this role may be for you.
Working closely with the CHF’s CEO and small team this position is responsible for all fundraising related activities.
The successful candidate will be based in the CHF office, on the CNOH Campus, Cappagh, Finglas and will be required to travel across Ireland regularly.
The core aim of this role:
CHF has supported CNOH for over 30 years and your role, with our small team, will be to ensure funds are increased so we can continue to support CNOH achieve its mission to provide high-quality integrated care for people with musculo-skeletal disorders through *funds raised for Hospital development, research, education, teaching, training and the provision of strategic patient support programmes.
Essential: Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
4/5+ years proven track record of all aspects of fundraising in an Irish NGO
Ability to manage budgets and hit targets
Ability to travel across Ireland - Can read a real map!
Database management (Excel essential and CRM Salesforce)
Excellent communicator (internal & external/media)
Excellent command of both written/ verbal English
Excellent eye for detail
Excellent relationship and people skills
Excellent time management
Excellent understanding of compliance GDPR
Experience of proactively managing people
Experience of working with Boards
Proficiency in relevant information and communications technologies
Public relations/Sales experience
Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organisational and social skills
Strong organisational and IT skills.
Track record at fundraising development.
Track record of implementing successful FR plans across multiple sectors
Track record of increased funding
Windows/Microsoft 365 preferred- training for 365
Cert or Diploma in Fundraising / Data Protection desirable but not necessary
Note: Candidates must have a full driving licence and own car. This position is based in Finglas on the Hospital campus in Dublin 11 with nationwide travel.
Understand just how critically important our donors are and saying thank you is
Are creative, innovative and a problem solver.
Are a person with great integrity
Are highly motivated and a self-starter
Are proactive, action oriented
Have a sense of humour
This is a small Team –like working with a small team- can be a busy office
You are a BIG PICTURE person!
You are a fundraiser by nature
You are a hard worker, ‘a roll up your sleeves, get stuck in’ person
You are Adaptable, Flexible, Honest, Innovative and tenacious, Multi tasker, Patient and empathetic, Resilient
You are not afraid to admit when you are wrong and not afraid to try again
You are passionate about getting it right for your donors and your cause
You look for solutions
You will be committed to creating the highest quality fundraising projects/programmes with exceptional donor care to enable our small team (that includes you!) to develop and grow funds to support Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital
Cappagh Hospital Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.
The Role: is an outline of key duties and responsibilities for this position only. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and activities required. CHF reserves the right to alter the outlined role. A flexible approach to tasks which arise that are not specifically detailed in this job description will be required.
Salary: commensurate with experience/sector.
Hours of work: Full-time (35 hours per week); Flexi time negotiable. As with all fundraising roles a flexible approach to working hours is required as working evenings and weekends is inevitable in this sector. A proactive flexible approach to all aspects of CHF’s work that are not specifically detailed in this job description will be required.
Probationary period: This is subject to a * probationary period.
Location: based at CHF office with travel across Ireland.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in Ireland where this position is based.
Closing Date for Applications
How to apply for this post:
Deadline: Tuesday 28th June 2019. Interested candidates should submit a CV and letter in writing to Orla Gilroy, CEO: by email: email@example.com or by post: Cappagh Hospital Foundation. Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital. Finglas, Dublin 11. D11 R593.