Head of Corporate Partnerships

Job Ref: Special Olympics Ireland
Type: This is a permanent full-time role, 35 hours per week
Location: Dublin 15 - Hybrid working option
Salary: €60,000-€70,000
Closing Date: No longer Accepting Applications

Full Description

About Special Olympics Ireland

Special Olympics Ireland is a sports organisation for children and adults with an intellectual disability and focuses on supporting athletes to learn new skills, increase confidence, improve their health and make lifelong friendships through our sport, health and leadership programmes. The organisation has a highly engaged network of volunteers and a strong base of corporate sponsors and partners. About the Role

Special Olympics Ireland has a super opportunity for a Head of Corporate Partnerships to lead a team in securing new business for the organisation as well as supporting and expanding existing partnerships.

You will actively generate leads, manage a pipeline of prospects, work with colleagues in other departments to identify funding areas and opportunities for corporate engagement, create proposals, deliver presentations, negotiate contracts and deliver impact reports. You will work with Marketing and Communications to create engaging corporate content and deliver value for partners.

To succeed in this role, you will possess the following

  • Experience in corporate fundraising, sales, relationship management or new business development
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and possess the skills to work effectively within cross-functional teams in a collaborative environment
  • Strong networker who can build and maintain relationships at every level
  • Team management experience
  • Experienced in Beacon CRM or similar

We’re looking for someone who’s collaborative and can bring others on a journey in an environment where there’s a great team spirit and a real sense of pride. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.


Please email [email protected] for the full job description, candidate information pack, and application details for this role. Please use the job title Head of Corporate Partnerships- Special Olympics, as the subject of your email.

The recruitment campaign for the role of Head of Corporate Partnerships is being managed exclusively on behalf of Special Olympics Ireland by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

Closing Date: 5pm, Wednesday April 20th, 2022