Career Advice

My Charity Career – Richard Dixon

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector   What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? Director of Public Affairs, Concern Worldwide. I’ve had the title for a decade, but the job is constantly changing. At the moment, I’m accountable for an incredible team of people who…

My Charity Career – Liz Hughes

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I was appointed as CEO of Charities Institute Ireland (Cii) in April 2019. Cii’s purpose is to demonstrate the impact of the sector and by doing so increasing trust in the charity…

My Charity Career – Deborah Kelleher

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Director of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, a role which I have had since late 2010. The RIAM is a national conservatoire of music, with tertiary programmes in music…

My Charity Career – Tim O’Dea

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I’m lucky enough to head up the fundraising team in Barretstown, and have been doing so for the past 7 years. Unusually it is my second time working with Barretstown; I…

My Charity Career – Louise Loughlin

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am the National Manager of the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities. I am responsible for the strategic direction of the organisation, and for leading, directing and managing a…

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My Charity Career – Johann Fox

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector 1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I serve as Director of U.S. Development for CMRF Crumlin. Headquartered in Dublin, CMRF is the principal fundraising body for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital and The National Children’s Research Centre. This…

My Charity Career – Deirdre Garvey

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector   1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Chief Executive Officer of The Wheel, Ireland’s national association of charities and community/voluntary organisations. I’ve been in this role since October 2000. 2. How did you get to…

My Charity Career – Suzanne Keatinge

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector     1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I’ve been CEO of Dóchas, the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations, for the past 3 years. 2. How did you get to where you are today and what influenced…

My Charity Career – Andrew Hetherington

Monthly career interview with professionals in the not-for-profit sector     1. What is your current role and how long have you been working in it? I am Chief Executive of Business to Arts, which is a membership-based charity that brokers, enables and supports partnerships between businesses, individuals and the arts. I have been in…