Development and Marketing Manager DIFF

Job Ref: Dublin International Film Festival
Type: Full-time, permanent role – subject to meeting annual targets
Location: Flexible mix of working in Dublin office and working remotely
Salary: €45,000
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description


Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland’s premier film event and has built a formidable reputation for delivering the very best in international film and film talent to Irish and International audiences each year.

The festival is now seeking a Development and Marketing Manager to lead fundraising and brand awareness.


Reporting to the Managing Director and the Board, the Development and Marketing Manager will set the development and fundraising agenda for the Festival and lead all fundraising efforts with a specific focus corporate and major donor engagement.

The core function of this role is to generate income for DIFF; therefore, it is essential that the successful candidate has previous fundraising experience. The Development and Marketing Manager will use their skills and experience to expand DIFF’s fundraising through the implementation of a 3-year fundraising plan. As well as possessing excellent communication, planning and organisational skills, the successful candidate will have a proven track record in the practical side of fundraising: researching key prospects; securing introductions; developing and delivering compelling pitches; working with and influencing individuals at senior levels; and building and fostering long-term relationships.

To succeed in this role, you will be passionate about film, and ideally you will have knowledge of the cultural space within which the festival operates. If you’re an ambitious, dedicated fundraiser with strong research, pitching and relationship management skills, who is full of ideas and initiative, we’d love to hear from you!


The recruitment campaign for the role of Development and Marketing Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Dublin International Film Festival by specialist not-for-profit sector, recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

If you would like to find out more about this role and apply, please email [email protected] to request a full information pack, job description and application details prior to submitting your application.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Wednesday, 6th October 2021