Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy

Job Ref: The National Concert Hall (NCH)
Type: Full Time
Location: Dublin
Salary: Available on Request
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description

Background Information:

The National Concert Hall (NCH) is a national cultural institution and the designated home of music in Ireland. Hosting over 1,000 events each year, the NCH offers world class music, inspiring arts experiences and entertainment for all ages as well as an extensive learning & participation programme. Its mission is to foster and celebrate the appreciation, knowledge, enjoyment and pure love of music as an integral part of Irish life.

The NCH is now entering an exciting period of change, embarking on a €78 million capital redevelopment programme for its Earlsfort Terrace site and a process is in train to transfer the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra to its remit.

The Role:

The NCH is now seeking to recruit an ambitious, experienced Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy to oversee fundraising activities at all levels and to contribute the growth and ongoing strategic development of the NCH.

The successful candidate will develop and implement a robust fundraising strategy and will have the confidence and skills to identify and cultivate donors at a variety of levels. You will be responsible for initiating and growing new income sources, with a particular emphasis on philanthropic support, corporate engagement, and individual giving.

To succeed in this role you will have previous experience in a senior donor engagement position and you will be passionate about music and the arts in general. You will be comfortable acting in an ambassadorial role and will possess exceptional networking and influencing skills.

If you are an exceptional communicator with experience in high-level fundraising who is looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you!


The recruitment campaign for the role of Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy is being managed exclusively on behalf of the NCH by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

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: 12pm on Monday 17th February 2020