Head of Fundraising

Employer Irish Red Cross
Job Type ALL FUNDRAISING JOBS Head of Department
Location Dublin and the East
Closing Date 26/02/2021


The Irish Red Cross

The Irish Red Cross National Society was established by the Irish government in August, 1939. Since then, it has operated as an auxiliary to the state available to support in times of emergency. Today, the Irish Red Cross (IRC), as a member of the global Red Cross/Red Crescent movement continues to uphold the Red Cross Principles by delivering a wide range of services to some of the most vulnerable in our society through a nationwide community network of areas and branches.

Our vision is to be a leading humanitarian organisation, providing impartial services and support to vulnerable people and communities both at home and abroad.


The Role

The Head of Fundraising is a key leadership position within the IRC ensuring its current and future funding requirements are secured by engaging consistently, coherently and with clarity with its diverse stakeholders through its public, corporate and major donor fundraising functions.

This post holder is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting to the Secretary General. The Head of Fundraising is expected to support and deliver on the wider strategic goals and ambitions of the organisation.

To be successful, the post holder must have extensive previous experience managing significant fundraising/revenue generating programmes; experience developing an online fundraising presence and extensive experience in the development of large-scale fundraising programmes including individual giving, regular giving and relationship management of corporate and major donors.

He/she will be self-driven, passionate about their work and comfortable working under pressure and to deadlines. This role requires superior communication skills coupled with a good understanding of the Irish Charity / Not-for-Profit sector.


Making an Application

To clarify or discuss the role further or to request a copy of the candidate briefing document, please contact Jocelino Jorge at [email protected] or 0858503948. To apply for the role please send your CV and cover letter as in either. Pdf or Word .doc format only to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 5:00pm Friday 26th February 2021

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