Fundraising

Corporate Account Manager - Special Olympics Ireland

Special Olympics Ireland is seeking to appoint a dynamic, self-motivated and target driven Corporate Account Manager to join our fundraising team. Working closely with the Director, Fundraising Manager and Regional Fundraising Team, the results focussed Corporate Account Manager will drive corporate fundraising and sponsorship for the organisation by managing existing key accounts and securing new business.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the corporate fundraising strategy for the organisation.

  • Relationship management of significant existing corporate partnership accounts including contract negotiation, fundraising and activity plans, proposals, presentations, invoicing, contact and impact reports. Actively seek new business opportunities within existing accounts while continuously seeking to improve account service levels.

  • Develop new business for the organisation in the areas of sponsorship, corporate fundraising and campaigns. Network at all levels to build new relationships for the organisation.

  • Track, manage and record corporate activity on CRM system (Razors Edge)

  • Manage corporate budget and return on investment from corporate activities.

  • Work closely with the Fundraising Manager and Regional Fundraising Coordinators to deliver on corporate income targets.

  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager on sponsorship deliverables and corporate communication platforms

  • Build strong internal relationships with key functions in Special Olympics including sport, volunteers and regional offices

 Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience in a similar role is essential

  • Proven experience in achieving and delivering on income targets

  • Experienced networker with an ability to manage multiple relationships at all levels

  • A third level qualification in a relevant discipline would be desirable

  • Strong ability to manage budgets, finance and fundraising

 Skills & Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to network and influence at all levels

  • Demonstrable ability to achieve set targets/goals

  • Excellent presentation delivery skills

 Other requirements

  • A full driving licence and access to a car as this position requires some travel.

  • Flexibility to travel as required

How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position please apply via the www.jobs.ie website 

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Friday 09 August 2019

Fundraising Coordinator - Merchants Quay Ireland

Job Title: Fundraising Coordinator

Department: Fundraising & Communications

Reports To: Fundraising Manager

Purpose of Job: The Fundraising Coordinator will support the delivery of MQI’s individual giving and corporate strategy by helping to secure significant income for the organisation’s work. The Coordinator will engage with prospective donors, encouraging them to learn more about MQI’s mission and values. The Coordinator will also increase the lifetime value of current supporters by promoting the organisation’s work and the importance of continued support in changing lives.

They will be a key member of MQI’s Fundraising & Communications Team. They will work closely with the Individual Giving Manager and the Major Giving & Legacies Fundraising Manager to implement MQI’s donor development and corporate strategy, which delivers key communications to existing and potential supports and encourages higher level giving.

Primary Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Work with the Individual Giving Manager to implement the donor development strategy which will deliver key communications to existing and potential supporters.

  • Develop key working relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as the communications and services personnel, MQI clients and suppliers for integrated campaigns.

  • Develop and implement integrated direct marketing campaigns using several channels, such as direct mail, email, telemarketing, press, radio and digital.

  • Deliver activities/communications to manage the supporter life cycle including, retention, reactivation and upgrading of donors.

  • Manage campaign budgets by monitoring expenditure, communicating with external suppliers and undertaking regular reviews as needed.

  • Develop innovative fundraising campaigns to attract funding from new corporate supporters. Identify, approach and secure new corporate partnership opportunities, focusing on Charity of the Year partnerships, corporate donations, sponsorship opportunities, employee fundraising, payroll giving and gifts in kind.

  • Promote and manage Chef for a Day employee volunteering programme. Leverage connections with appropriate cultivation strategies.

  • Maintain internal administration and CRM processes, including uploading files and running reports.

  • Ensure the donor database is used as a tool for increasing income from existing supporters, as well as a resource that can help support future fundraising initiatives.

  • Continually review, revise and improve thank you materials/processes with the aim of improving door care and increasing supporter loyalty/giving.

  • Attend conferences, relevant events and training as opportunities arise.

These duties are a guide to the general range of responsibilities and are neither definitive nor restrictive. The Individual Giving Coordinator may from time to time have to undertake any reasonable request as directed by their line manager.

Person Specification

MQI are seeking someone with substantial experience of fundraising, particularly direct marketing campaigns. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of donor development and have a proven track record of successfully managing projects to meet challenging deadlines. The ideal candidate will be excellent communicator with the ability to build strong and long-lasting relationships with personnel from other corporate organisations, MQI departments, MQI clients and suppliers. 

Core Competencies and Skills Summary

Criteria

Essential

  • Third Level qualification in marketing, business or related discipline

  • Track record of achievement in a previous, similar role

  • Deep understanding of fundraising or business development

  • Excellent relationship management skills and ability to communicate in all forms (written, verbal, negotiation, presentation skills, etc.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.

  • Energy, enthusiasm and flair to work hard and achieve ambitious targets

  • Experience of managing budgets

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Passionate about MQI’s cause

Desirable

  • Experience of managing personnel and small teams

  • Strong understanding of GDPR

  • Understanding of the not-for-profit sector                                                               

Salary Scale:      €37,000 to €45,000

Hours:                  39 hours per week

Duration:             Permanent, Full Time  

Location:             Fundraising & Communications Dept, Head office, Merchants Quay.

What does Merchants Quay Ireland offer as an employer?

  • Fulfilling and Challenging work

  • Sick Pay Scheme

  • 26 days Annual Leave

  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (after 6 months)

  • Death In Service (from commencement of employment)

  • Line Management Supervision

  • Learning and Development Programme

  • Paid Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Parental, Adoptive, Force Majeure and Compassionate Leave)

  • Educational Assistance (Study and Examination Leave)

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Health & Wellness Programme

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an application form (which can be found on our website) and return to recruitment@mqi.ie with a copy of your up to date CV attached by Wednesday, July 31st, 2019.  Please ensure to include the following title in the subject line of your email ‘Application for Fundraising Coordinator – Ref FND071904’.

https://mqi.ie/event/fundraising-coordinator/

Applications that do not have this title may fail to be shortlisted. 

Closing Date for Applications
31st July 2019

Fundraising & Events Coordinator - The Hope Foundation

POSITION: Fundraising & Events Co-Ordinator 
LOCATION: The Hope Foundation, Cork
START DATE: Immediate start
SALARY: Negotiable - Depending on experience.

The HOPE Foundation was established in 1999, and is dedicated to promoting the protection of street and slum connected children primarily in Kolkata, India. HOPE implements a range of programmes in a variety of sectors including, healthcare, education, child protection, vocational training and nutrition. We work for some of the most vulnerable and underprivileged children and communities in Kolkata, with the objective of bringing about lasting positive changes in their lives. HOPE has a vision of “a world where it should never hurt to be a child”.

Main Responsibilities of the Role
• Primarily raising public funds for The Hope Foundation through existing fundraising events and sourcing of new donors.
• Raising awareness of the work of HOPE. 
• Supporting fundraising volunteers in their activities on behalf of HOPE.
• Liaising with HOPE Comms team re PR/media activities associated with fundraising/events.
• Setting realistic and achievable fundraising targets for HOPE fundraisers.
• Providing off-site support at HOPE events.
• Public speaking and presentations on behalf of HOPE.
• Providing ad hoc support to senior staff as required.
Person Specification for this role
• At least 3 years’ experience in events and fundraising.
• Excellent MS Office skills particularly in Excel and Word.
• Excellent/ fluent written and oral (English) communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong supporter/donor focus.
• Strong organisational and multi-tasking abilities.
• Meticulous and thorough approach to work, with excellent attention to detail.
• Self-starter and ability to work as part of a team. 
• Genuine interest in, and passion for the work of The HOPE Foundation.
• Full clean driving licence.
• Prepared to work occasional evenings and weekends at events if required.
• Willingness to travel - to events etc.

Notes
• Contract of indefinite duration subject to 6 months probationary period. 
• The duties listed in this job description are not exhaustive and may be subject to change at the discretion of the HOPE Honorary Managing Director, and / or as circumstances dictate.

Closing Date for Applications
Friday 9 August at 5 pm

CV’s and cover letters to be emailed to: admin@hopefoundation.ie

Telemarketer - Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland requires an engaging and enthusiastic advocate for its growing telemarketing team - an amazing individual, to join an amazing team, to inspire and engage supporters of Oxfam and members of the public in relation to the crucial work Oxfam Ireland is carrying out.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and very strong spoken English.

  • Are passionate, determined and committed to the work of Oxfam

  • Have an interest in international development, the NGO or charity sector

  • Experience in fundraising is a definite advantage, though non-essential as full training is provided

What will the role entail:

  • Contacting previous regular donors to encourage them to give again

  • Contacting supporters of our campaigns to encourage supporting with a monthly gift

  • Upgrade of active committed givers to make an increase to their monthly gift

  • Thank you calls to our loyal donors to show appreciation for their support

Hours of work: 35 hours per week (11am – 7pm, Monday - Friday)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €13.13 /hour

Job Location: Dublin

If you think this role is for you - apply today with CV and cover letter to IRL-fundraisers@oxfam.org

  • Closing Date for Applications
    16/08/2019

Door to Door Fundraiser (Galway) - Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty.

Oxfam works in three ways: we respond to emergencies, saving lives and helping survivors recover; we provide people with the skills and resources to lift themselves out of poverty; and we campaign to change the unjust policies that keep people in poverty.

Joining the Oxfamily is an opportunity for you to develop a career within the third sector, not only here in Ireland, but with our sister organisations all over the world, from Australia, to New Zealand, Brazil to America. Will you join us?

Rate of pay: €11.11 per hour for first 20 training shifts, €13.13 - €15.15 per hour after first 20 training shifts and in addition, performance related pay.

The role will entail our fundraisers informing, inspiring and recruiting members of the public on their doorstep to establish regular gift donations.

Job purpose: Direct Dialogue fundraising is currently playing a very important role in enabling Oxfam Ireland to achieve our fundraising targets, and allowing us to maximise the benefits for those most in need.

The post will involve 

  • Recruiting donors door to door to support Oxfam Ireland through direct debit regular gifts.

  • Informing, inspiring and engaging the Irish public about the crucial work Oxfam Ireland is carrying out.

  • Representing Oxfam Ireland always in a friendly, courteous and professional manner at all times, and abiding by the fundraising code of conduct and established protocols.

The successful candidate will have 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to engage and inspire, and very strong spoken English.

  • A passion for Oxfam Ireland's work, knowledge of emergency/developmental aid issues is beneficial also though non essential.

  • An outgoing personality, enjoy interacting with members of the public and working outdoors within a team dynamic.

  • Experience within direct dialogue is a definite advantage, though non essential as full training is provided.

  • Access to an Internet enabled phone for new SEPA banking compliance procedures which are now mandatory.

(A full clean driving licence is advantageous though non essential for successful applicants)

To apply please email cover letter and CV to: IRL-fundraisers@oxfamireland.org

Closing Date for Applications
15/08/2019

Door to Door Fundraiser (Dublin) - Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty.

Oxfam works in three ways: we respond to emergencies, saving lives and helping survivors recover; we provide people with the skills and resources to lift themselves out of poverty; and we campaign to change the unjust policies that keep people in poverty.

Joining the Oxfamily is an opportunity for you to develop a career within the third sector, not only here in Ireland, but with our sister organisations all over the world, from Australia, to New Zealand, Brazil to America. Will you join us?

Rate of pay: €11.11 per hour for first 20 training shifts, €13.13 - €15.15 per hour after first 20 training shifts and in addition, performance related pay.

The role will entail our fundraisers informing, inspiring and recruiting members of the public on their doorstep to establish regular gift donations.

Job purpose: Direct Dialogue fundraising is currently playing a very important role in enabling Oxfam Ireland to achieve our fundraising targets, and allowing us to maximise the benefits for those most in need.

The post will involve

  • Recruiting donors door to door to support Oxfam Ireland through direct debit regular gifts.

  • Informing, inspiring and engaging the Irish public about the crucial work Oxfam Ireland is carrying out.

  • Representing Oxfam Ireland always in a friendly, courteous and professional manner at all times, and abiding by the fundraising code of conduct and established protocols.

The successful candidate will have

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to engage and inspire, and very strong spoken English.

  • A passion for Oxfam Ireland's work, knowledge of emergency/developmental aid issues is beneficial also though non essential.

  • An outgoing personality, enjoy interacting with members of the public and working outdoors within a team dynamic.

  • Experience within direct dialogue is a definite advantage, though non essential as full training is provided.

  • Access to an Internet enabled phone for new SEPA banking compliance procedures which are now mandatory.

(A full clean driving licence is advantageous though non essential for successful applicants)

To apply please email cover letter and CV to: IRL-fundraisers@oxfamireland.org

Closing Date for Applications
15/08/2019

Philanthropy Manager - Focus Ireland

Title:                                                     Philanthropy Manager

Location:                                             Focus Ireland, High Street, Dublin

Reporting to:                                     Partnerships and Philanthropy Manager

Type of Contract:                             Permanent Full Time

Primary Purpose: Focus Ireland has developed an ambitious strategy to - prevent homelessness ever occurring for as many people as possible, to provide effective support and solutions to homeless for those who do become homeless.

This role will develop and profile key Major Donors, Mid-Level donors, Trust and Foundations, and Legacy prospects and coordinate their stewardship and prospect management along a planned activity calendar for each target.   This role will work closely with the Partnership and Philanthropy Manager, Fundraising Director and CEO office.

This role requires professional sales or development experience, networking skills, proven project management and relationship development successes, and excellent application writing and proposal development skills with strong attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the delivery of ambitious fundraising targets as a key member of the Partnership and Philanthropy team.

  • Strategy development, planning and implementation of a busy programme of research, cultivation, developing and closing proposals that engage large funders and philanthropists to support our w

  • Play a key role improving and developing major gifts and philanthropic learning, experience, culture and techniques within the organisation.

  • Develop the legacy giving strategy and implementation plan, supporting the legacy officer to embed the plan across all fundraising departments and the wider organisation.

  • Utilise proven research skills and strategic techniques to support all gifts identification, activity and cultivation of potential philanthropic and major donors.

  • Research proposals and impact reports tailored to the requirements of individual partners working closely with other departments to gather accurate information, resources, case studies and funding requirements.

  • Develop persuasive proposals, pitches, presentations and meeting briefs to secure donor support.

  • Drive and manage the cultivation and stewardship of the donor portfolio and to put appropriate systems in place to manage this effectively.

  • Conduct research, briefings and gift request meetings in conjunction with relevant Focus Ireland leaders, staff and external leaders.

  • Support the growth of established Focus Ireland Giving Circles, Women’s Philanthropy Circle and Key Circl

  • Line manage the Philanthropy Officer and other members of staff as appropriate.

  • Manage and roll out philanthropy cultivation events as required.

  • Co-ordinate and manage department’s budget.

  • Develop knowledge of Focus Ireland programmes and projects to understand and articulate impact to prospective support

  • Use Focus Ireland launches, hospitality evenings, thank you occasions and other planned events as part of the cultivation and ongoing relationship management processes

  • Organise and oversee project visits as appropriate to the cultivation processes

  • Devise and oversee set up a reporting system that will deliver pertinent and timely information to donors and funding partners informing them how their gift is being spent.

  • Develop new initiatives and channels that enable major project.

Systems, Budgets and Reporting

  • Coordinate donor processes on a day to day basis ensuring best practice governance is adopted at all times

  • Use the donor database and ensure quality approach to updating, and recording of all activities

  • Reconcile key financial activity working with finance

  • Reporting on departments activity

  • Analysis and maintenance of a healthy 2-3 year pipeline of support

Essential Criteria

  • Strong research skill

  • 3-5 years’ experience of major giving, trust/foundation or corporate partnership development or delivering significant fundraising results from key donor

  • Good donor database experience and analytical skill

  • Strategic planning and strong project management skill

  • Good understanding of the sector, giving and donor behavior and insight

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proven success in proposal and report writing

  • Experience rolling out donor communications (oral and written).

  • Professional communication skill

  • The successful candidate will need to show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the w Work during weekends, evenings and unsociable hours may on occasion be required.

General

  • Undertake any relevant work delegated by the management team

  • Share Focus Ireland’s values, participate as a full member of the Focus Ireland team and support activities across the whole organisation as appropriate

  • Engage in regular one to one sessions with your manager

  • Participate in relevant training and development courses as agreed with your manager.

  • Be vigilant to any Health, Safety and Welfare risks in the workplace and bring any concerns to the attention of your manager or Health & Safety Representative.

To apply to the above role please submit your CV and Cover letter to recruit@focusireland.ie

Closing date 29th July 2019

Focus Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

Closing Date for Applications
29th July 2019

Senior Manager, Public Fundraising - Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Fundraising and Communications Department for an enthusiastic individual wishing to pursue their career.

This position of Senior Manager – Public Fundraising will report to the Director of Fundraising and Communications. It is a leading role in an established, busy and dynamic Fundraising and Communications Department. As head of one of OLH&CS’s three fundraising pillar’s, this role will be responsible for more than 40 % of the Department’s annual income and is a key and senior position in the team with five direct reports.  The role’s main responsibility is to deliver innovation and increased funds from all areas of public fundraising. The role offers the successful candidate great scope to help shape and influence the broad fundraising future of OLH&CS

Senior Manager – Public Fundraising

  • 1.0WTE ( 37 hours a week)/ Permanent Post

  • Board of Director’s funded

  • Grade VII (Clerical) - €48,980- €63,671

Essential requirements: 

Qualifications: 

  • Degree in business, management, marketing, project management, event management or other relevant professional qualification

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 5 years + in a management or leadership role

  • A strategic thinker with proven capability in driving successful fundraising at the scale of OLH&CS

  • Proven and relevant experience at senior level with a demonstrable track record of delivering upon strategic objectives and innovation and maximising income / ROI.

  • Experience in developing and executing strategic work plans, demonstrating an ability to deliver upon ambitious KPI’s

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, networking and interpersonal skills with ability to engage at Senior Management level and a strong track record of stakeholder management.

  • Experience of senior level reporting

  • Experience of managing teams

  • Event management experience

  • Experience in marketing / advertising (inc. digital), PR and media

  • Experience in managing 3rd party agencies – media / advertising / print etc

  • Experience in senior level budget management.

  • Experience in the use of CRM systems / data analytics

  • Experience in the NFP sector

  • Full clean driving licence and access to own car

Informal enquiries to Eleanor Flew (available from 23rd of July), Director of Fundraising and Communications by phone: 01 491 2512 or via e-mail: eflew@olh.ie 

A detailed Job Description & Person Specification is available to download from our website - https://olh.ie/careers/current-vacancies/ - or from Dominika Omiko, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, ext. 339 or via e-mail: domiko@olh.ie 

To apply for this position please forward your C.V. and Cover Letter by email to hr@olh.ie or by post to: Dominika Omiko, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, D6W RY72 before the closing date below.

Why work at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services? 

  • Opportunity to work in a modern, inclusive and friendly environment

  • Continuous education, career pathway development and mentoring programme

  • Pension and Sick Pay scheme

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Free on-site parking

  • Restaurant with subsidised meals

  • Employee Well-Being: Mindfulness, Care for Carers’ Sessions, Exercise Classes, promotion of national awareness days and healthcare campaigns such as National Carers’ Week, Men’s Health, Breast Cancer Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, etc.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Staff Council

  • Staff Priority Pledge

  • Health Service Credit Union (voluntary participation)

  • Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation)

  • Education and training for every discipline on-site in our purpose-built Education and Research Centre

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Several bus routes within two minutes walking distance of both locations

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

  • Closing Date for Applications
    Latest date for receipt of applications is 12.00pm on Monday 5th of August 2019

Fundraising Admin Assistant (part-time)

Organisation Profile: The Salvation Army in the Republic of Ireland is a church and charity that provides long, short and emergency accommodation to young people, adults and families who are homeless in Ireland. Currently the Salvation Army provides more than 103,000 bed nights annually to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Job Summary: Working to support the activities of the Salvation Army’s dynamic fundraising team in the Republic of Ireland the main responsibilities of the Fundraising Admin Assistant will include: 

  • Data base management including inputting, reporting, and data management

  • Filing

  • Photocopying

  • Assisting with opening Post

  • Supporting donor relationship management

  • Assisting with corporate events

  • General office duties

An ideal entry-level role into Fundraising, ongoing training and support will be provided for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • an interest in developing a career within Fundraising and the motivation to support vulnerable members of society. .

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • the ability to successfully work as part of a small team, good customer service and time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload.

  • good typing and MS Office skills

Database experience is an advantage but training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and right to work in the Republic of Ireland

Gardai checks will be required

Salary: €12.52 per hour

Working Hours: 25 hours per week

Details: Permanent

For further details about the Salvation Army, its Mission and activities please visit

https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/republic-of-ireland

If you would like to apply for this position please email your CV to Senior Fundraising Manager, Pauline Costello at pauline.costello@salvationarmy.ie

Closing Date for Applications
31st July 2019