UNICEF Ireland: Major Donor & Foundation Fundraising Manager
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UNICEF is the United Nations Children’s Fund. It is the largest humanitarian and development Aid Agency for children in the world with over 15,000 staff and large-scale programs in 155 countries around the world. UNICEF operates 34 national organisations across the OECD countries whose primary focus is fundraising and advocacy on behalf of children.
UNICEF Ireland (www.unicef.ie) is one of 34 constituent members and was founded in 1962 as an independent NGO under the charity rules of Ireland. Serving as the public face and dedicated voice of UNICEF in Ireland, UNICEF Ireland works to raise funds from individuals, corporates, major donors, philanthropists and foundations in Ireland, as well as to engage with the Irish government to promote children’s rights and secure national visibility for children.
Having developed some of the biggest global philanthropic partnerships for UNICEF in recent years, UNICEF Ireland is seeking to build on solid foundations in the area of major donor and foundational giving. UNICEF Ireland are looking to appoint a Major Donor & Foundation Fundraising Manager.
Major Donor & Foundation Fundraising Manager
Reporting to the Executive Director (and alternately to the Deputy Executive Director/Director of Finance), the Major Donor & Foundation Fundraising Manager will be responsible for meeting and exceeding agreed fundraising targets and objectives – including working with external and internal stakeholders to deliver a clear pipeline of prospects to maximise major donor/philanthropic/foundational fundraising income. The post-holder will utilise UNICEF’s global reach by creating, managing and growing first-class major donor partnerships and philanthropic giving in Ireland to the best of their potential.
UNICEF Ireland are seeking someone who has at least three years of progressive and measurable proven experience in major donor fundraising, is proactive, confident, organised, with excellent communication skills and the ability to think creatively, build great relationships and win others over.
If you feel you have the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out this role, please contact Hannah O’Hare, Recruitment Team at 2into3, for a copy of the Candidate Briefing Document which outlines the requirements of the role. Hannah can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (086) 775 9352. All enquiries regarding this role will be held in the strictest confidence.
The closing date for applications is Friday, 29 May.