Development Manager

Job Ref: Social Entrepreneurs Ireland
Type: full-time, permanent role
Location: Dublin 2
Salary: €42,000 - €45,000
Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday, 20th December 2018

Full Description

BACKGROUND: Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is an Irish not-for-profit organisation that supports people with new solutions to Ireland’s biggest social problems. SEI helps these individuals to increase their impact by providing significant funding alongside in-depth technical and practical support. Over the last 14 years SEI has invested over €7 million in 264 social entrepreneurs, providing over €2 million worth of non-financial supports along the way. In the last year alone their projects impacted the lives of over 1.7 million people across Ireland, creating over 1,345 employment opportunities in the process.

In order to further grow their support base in the years ahead, SEI we are looking for a Development Manager to join their passionate team and develop and manage the sales and fundraising process within the organisation.

THE ROLE: The Development Manager will be the key person leading and implementing a sales process, driving lead generation, identifying prospects and achieving fundraising targets. Ultimately this role is about raising the funding that will support social entrepreneurs to change Ireland.

The successful candidate possess a strategic mind-set, a passion for relationship management and experience working to targets. You will be a highly motivated individual, who has an innate ability to sense new business opportunities and to develop and maintain long lasting relationships with external stakeholders including at C-Level and with high-net-worth-individuals. You will have a talent for managing and meeting supporters’ needs effectively and an ability to multitask and adapt to the various needs of the organisation.

This is a varied role which requires a dynamic, passionate professional with a proven track record in fundraising, sales or business development. If you’re a strong team player with the ability to produce and deliver results, excellent networking and presentation skills, and a genuine desire to see positive change come about more rapidly in society, this could be the role for you!

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

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

Closing Date: 5pm on Thursday, 20th December