Donor Development & Relationships Manager

Job Ref: ERD
Type: 3 year contract. A degree of flexibility and/or part-time hours is possible with this role.
Location: Dublin with regular travel
Salary: Dependent on experience
Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, 23rd April 2018

Full Description

BACKGROUND: Edmund Rice Development (ERD) is a development agency established in 2008 in Ireland by the Congregation of Christian Brothers and governed today by an independent Board of Directors. ERD is dedicated to the liberation of people and communities from poverty and injustice.

ERD plays a crucial role in directly supporting a global network of Edmund Rice Mission projects. The network incorporates a range of international development projects and programmes in the areas of Education, Community Development and Advocacy across Africa (9 countries), India, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.

They are now seeking a Donor Development & Relationships Manager to join their team. A degree of flexibility and/or part-time hours is possible with this role.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the CEO, the Donor Development & Relationships Manager will be responsible for growing Edmund Rice Development’s existing donor base from schools, private individuals, trusts and foundations, and companies. They will also manage relationships with current donors and supporters, ensuring a high level of donor retention through great donor stewardship.

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years’ senior management experience within an educational, not-for-profit or corporate organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience and success in identifying and developing new strategic relationships and increasing donor/ client/ supporter engagement.
  • Experience representing an organisation in a public forum, and/or face-to-face with donors, clients or supporters.
  • A creative approach, with the ability to generate new ideas and initiatives, and to follow these through to completion.
  • A track record in achieving results and working to targets.
  • High level of interpersonal, influencing, negotiating and diplomatic skills for engagement with a wide variety of contacts.

If you’re a highly motivated professional, skilled at building lasting relationships and confident working at a senior level within an educational, not-for-profit or corporate organisation, this could be the role for you!

APPLICATION DETAILS: The recruitment campaign for the role of Donor Development & Relationships Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of Edmund Rice Development by not-for-profit specialist recruitment consultancy Charity Careers Ireland.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please email recruitment@charitycareersireland.ie to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, 23rd April 2018