Individual Giving Manager – CBM Ireland

CBM Ireland is an international development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. We have a vacancy for the position of Individual Giving Manager on our fundraising team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead, manage and monitor CBM Ireland’s individual giving strategy and activities, building income across all streams - cash and regular giving, legacy giving, online giving, mid and high donor giving.

  • Maintain and grow existing donor base and lead on donor acquisition to achieve annual targets and KPIs

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

  • Manage a large direct marketing programme, developing creative with external suppliers - copywriters, designers, print and fulfilment houses

  • Ensure a culture of quality service to donors by maintaining a high quality and standard of donor care, donations and data processing, maintenance and reporting

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

  • Analyse results, interpret trends, and deliver strategic marketing direction in the development of fundraising activities as a result of learnings

  • Input into development and delivery of our digital and social media strategy

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

  • Coordinate with CBM International and Member Associations to maximise resources and innovative marketing products and to share ideas, information and learnings

  • Manage the Fundraising Administration Officer role through regular meetings and the annual performance appraisal process

  • As part of CBM Ireland’s Senior Management Team (SMT), contribute to CBM Ireland’s strategic development

Person Specification

  • Educated to Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline

  • At least four years’ solid, demonstrable experience and successful track record at senior level in fundraising

  • At least two years’ experience managing a high performing direct mail programme

  • Excellent communicator with the ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships at all levels

  • Proven ability to work on own initiative, manage budgets, deliver results and achieve targets

  • Technical knowledge and experience in direct marketing, digital platforms and database management

  • Excellent organisational skills and experience of managing a varied workload

  • Proven experience in managing resources, leading and motivating staff

  • Computer literate - proficient in using Excel and donor database/CRM systems

  • Excellent written skills and a creative flair

  • A keen interest in overseas development and understanding of the not for profit sector as well as fundraising trends and challenges

Salary: €38,000 to €43,000 per annum, depending on experience

Contract: Full-time permanent contract after successful completion of six-month probationary period

Work hours: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week, with flexi-time

Annual leave: 22 days per annum

Please submit your Curriculum Vitae with cover letter detailing why you would be suitable, and why you would like to work for CBM Ireland, by email to: by 5.00pm, Wednesday 18 September 2019.  

CBM Ireland is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants should have the legal right to live and work in Ireland before applying for this position.

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Wednesday 18 September