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Fundraising Development Executive - Dublin 2

Job Category:
Business 2 Business, General/Other, Business 2 Consumer
Morrison Chambers, Nassau Street, Dublin 2
Salary Description:
The Irish Hospice Foundation
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Main Purpose of Job:

To increase our corporate and foundation partnerships and account manage existing partners.

This is a key role to the fundraising department and the ideal candidate will have excellent sales, client, written and communication skills to help us secure new partnerships and grant funding.  

Key Responsibilities

·         Take ownership of existing corporate partnerships and help to drive the relationship to deliver on objectives and maximise income.

·         Actively research and identify new corporate partnerships and sponsorship opportunities and develop proposals / pitches as appropriate.

·         Actively research Trusts and Foundations with criteria fitting the IHF, completing applications for funding and submitting in a timely fashion.

·         Accurate and timely reporting to supporting trusts and foundations as required.  

·         To maintain and develop a working calendar that ensures all income opportunities that fit the IHF criteria for approaching charitable trusts, foundations and statutory funds in Ireland & Europe are maximised.

·         Work within set targets and budgets

·         Manage “text” fundraising 

·         Work across departments to maximise effectiveness of campaigns

·         Other duties as might reasonably be required by the IHF    

Personal Experience, Skills & Qualities

·         2+ years relevant experience in sales and/or fundraising in a corporate or not-for-profit environment.      

·         Educated to 3rd level qualification with a proven track record of sales or fundraising and working to targets.

·         Experience in writing and presenting proposals and applications with a strong attention to detail in all aspects of work.

·         Experience of CSR and/or company sponsorship, philanthropy and trusts applications would be advantageous.       

·         Good communication and networking skills with ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with corporate partners, funders and sponsors.

·         Strong presentation skills and ability to represent IHF professionally in external meetings and events.     

·         Excellent organisation, time management and administration skills.

·         Creative, enthusiastic with a proactive approach to all areas of work.

·         Ability to work well as part of a busy fundraising team and to work of own initiative when required.

·         Excellent computer skills working experience of Microsoft Office and ideally working knowledge of CRM packages (we use Raisers Edge).

·         An understanding of the work of The Irish Hospice Foundation.


This is a full time role and will be based at the Irish Hospice Foundation’s offices on Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Salary details available on application.   


Please ensure you have 2 valid references from previous employers or referees (one to be from last employer).


Please forward your CV with a detailed covering letter, explaining how you feel you fit the role by email to: or by post to:


Louise McCarron

Fundraising Manager

The Irish Hospice Foundation

Morrison Chambers

32 Nassau Street

Dublin 2 

Please mark your application “Confidential, Fundraising Executive”  


Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th March

Contact Details:
The Irish Hospice Foundation
Tel: Tel: +353(0)
Contact: Lisa Ryan

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