Concern Worldwide: Corporate Partnerships & Fundraising Executive (Specified Purpose Contract)

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Concern Worldwide

Job Description

Job Title: Corporate Partnerships & Fundraising Executive
Reports to: Corporate Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Liaises with: Internal stakeholders such as Corporate & Major Donor Fundraising team, International Programmes Directorate, Communications team, Donor Care team and Supporter Marketing Team. Also interacts with Concern UK and Concern US.
External stakeholders such as corporate supporters, suppliers and various sectoral bodies.
Job location: Dublin/remote working from home during Covid 19 restrictions.
Pay Band: 3 (€29,776 - €35,031) per year
Contract: Specified purpose contract (7 months)

Job Purpose: The Corporate Partnerships & Fundraising Executive will be part of a team working to deliver Concern’s Corporate Fundraising Strategy. This will involve managing innovative campaigns and stewarding successful relationships with corporate and major donors in order to develop Concern’s fundraising potential with these supporters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Corporate Manager to plan and manage fundraising campaigns with a view to attracting and sustaining funding from both new and existing corporate supporters e.g. Corporate Gift Giving, Payroll Giving, appeal mailings etc. This will involve planning and implementing campaigns from initial briefing, targeting, creative execution, communication channel selection to post campaign analysis. This will be through a variety of media including direct mail, telemarketing, press, online, etc.
  • Develop and maintain your own portfolio of companies as part of this programme and take responsibility for delivering and developing plans for supporting the Corporate and Major Donors Managers to secure new income from businesses by using appropriate engagement strategies including cold calling, networking and referrals.
  • Develop and write professional funding proposals, corporate applications and update reports, and present face to face to existing and prospective corporates.
  • Manage relationships with corporates before, during, and after receipt of funds and maintain a high level of supporter care with supporters.
  • Track, analyse and report on fundraising results and measure, manage and report performance using agreed performance measures.
  • Organise and support in the management of events and conferences to build Concern’s profile and identify opportunities to present Concern’s work to prospective and existing supporters
  • Manage campaign budgets with a focus on cost control and achievement of income targets
  • Ensure all activity complies with Concern’s policies and procedures and all legislation governing charity activity including GDPR.
  • Provide administrative support to the Corporate and Major Donor team.

Skills and Experience Required:


  • Third level qualification in business, marketing or related discipline
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills with proven experience in account/customer/donor management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to present to an audience with confidence
  • Capable of working on own initiative
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Proven ability to work well in a team and manage both internal & external stakeholders
  • Strong IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Can-do attitude


  • Good knowledge of Concern’s development and humanitarian programmes
  • Knowledge of the corporate and philanthropic sectors in Ireland
  • Experience with CRM systems

To apply:

CVs should be submitted through our website at or by closing date 26 November 2020.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.

Concern is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all section of the community.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and an organisational Code of Conduct which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Staff Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the contents of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Programme Participant Protection Policy and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these two documents.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).

Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will only be made following a successful clearance check being conducted on the applicant. For additional information please consult our web site or contact the Human Resource Division in our Head Office.

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
17th Nov, 2020
Home Based / Dublin
Expiry Date
26th Nov, 2020