|21 Jul 2021|
Balmer Dawson Executive Search is proud to partner with the Congregation of the Holy Spirit to seek an experienced self-motivated and collaborative Fundraising Manager to join their team, to sustain and expand their work, and to secure their valuable legacy.
The Congregation of the Holy Spirit – more commonly known as The Spiritans – is a catholic missionary congregation with over 180 professed members in Ireland and on mission across the world, as well as a smaller number of lay associate members. Globally the Spiritans have missionaries in 56 countries. Members of the Irish Province currently serve in 15 of these, across Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Americas. As missionaries, Spiritans work with communities living in situations of entrenched poverty around the world.
Spirasi (Spiritan Asylum Services Initiative) is their national centre for the rehabilitation of survivors of torture, serving asylum seekers and migrants for over 20 years. An Tobar, their Spiritan Spirituality Retreat Centre located outside Navan, is where Spiritans, parish groups, the local community and others can come together to reflect, collaborate and learn. There are four Spiritan Parishes in Dublin – Greenhills, Bawnogue, Deansrath and Kimmage, where they focus on lay leadership, youth formation, social awareness and adult participation in faith. As part of the Spiritan global network operating in 56 countries around the world, 50 Irish Spiritans are involved in relief and development projects in areas of entrenched poverty and deprivation in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
For over 160 years the Spiritans have been involved in education, social outreach and parish life in Ireland. Today they educate over 5,000 students in their schools in Ireland - Blackrock College, Rockwell College, St Mary’s Junior and Senior College, St Michael’s Junior and Senior College, Templeogue College, Willow Park Senior and Junior Schools.
Reporting to the Director of Promotions, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of a long-term fundraising strategy building income across all streams to include international development opportunities (involving travel to Africa and South America)
Based in Dublin, with some international travel including developing countries
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, with flexibility around weekend events
Attractive remuneration package on offer for the right candidate depending on level of experience. Please apply by email in the strictest of confidence to Gilly Balmer or Zena Dawson at email@example.com for review.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 17th August 2021 by 5pm (GMT)
The Congregation of the Holy Spirit is an equal opportunities employer.