The prime purpose of the role is to work within the parameters of the National Fundraising Strategy, to develop and implement a Fundraising Plan for the East Region, ensuring effective fundraising and communications strategies to :
secure funds for the Regional Council across a range of income streams including existing channels, individual donors, corporate fundraising, partnership development, trusts and foundations with a Regional focus, fundraising events and legacies / bequests.
support Area Councils, Special Works and Conferences in the Region in their existing fundraising activities and to encourage and facilitate new fundraising initiatives to maximise their potential.
The ideal candidates will possess the following :
Third level qualification in a relevant discipline.
At least 3 years proven experience as a fundraiser in the not for profit sector.
Experience in planning, developing and implementing fundraising initiatives using a variety of fundraising techniques.
Experience of working directly with donors in a stewardship or relationship building role is required.
Ability to work in an environment where performance is measured against specific targets.
High level of initiative is required with energy, determination and resilience when faced with barriers.
Full current driving licence.
Knowledge of the Society and of its mission and values.
Knowledge of needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged.
Good knowledge of the dynamics of fundraising in the not for profit sector.
If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the form below and attach the completed job application form.
Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification.
Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.
SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer