Partnerships 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 Partnerships Manager to work with our fundraising team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead, manage and monitor CBM Ireland’s partnerships strategy and activities including corporates and major donors

  • Identify, research and cultivate potential supporters

  • Lead on community fundraising and CBM fundraising events

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

  • Develop and manage key relationships with potential and current supporters

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

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

  • Working closely with the CEO, Fundraising and Programme Teams, develop quality funding proposals and timely donor reports

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

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

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

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 or relevant discipline

  • Proven experience of managing relationships at senior corporate level

  • Event management experience

  • Computer literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to work on own initiative, manage income target and deliver results

  • Strong time management and administration skills

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

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 2019