Peter McVerry Trust: Individual Giving Manager

Peter McVerry Trust

Title of post: Individual Giving Manager

Location: Dublin

Vision: “An Ireland that supports all those on the margins and upholds their rights to full inclusion in society.”

Mission: Peter McVerry Trust is committed to reducing homelessness and the harm caused by drug misuse and social disadvantage through the principle of a Housing First model. Peter McVerry Trust provides low-threshold entry services, primarily to younger persons with complex needs, which offer pathways out of homelessness within a framework of equal opportunities, dignity and respect.

The Role

The Individual Giving Manager will play a key role in Peter McVerry Trust’s Fundraising Strategy for the period 2021-2025. Working closely with the Director of Fundraising and other senior members of the Fundraising Department the Individual Giving Manager will play a key part in growing and strengthening Peter McVerry Trust’s individual fundraising income.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of Peter McVerry Trust’s individual giving programme including direct marketing, regular giving, donor communications, tax programme and online income.
  • Identify and deliver new initiatives to improve individual giving to sustainably grow fundraising income
  • Coordinate and manage the planning, preparation and implementation schedules for acquisition and retention appeals and campaigns.
  • Manage the Salesforce CRM for the Fundraising Department
  • Work closely with the Donor Care Team to ensure professional, timely and accurate processing of donations, donor correspondence and database entries
  • Plan and deliver donor retention strategies encouraging donor retention and loyalty including ensuring the donor care programme is optimised and supported by the production of donor content to maximise retention.
  • Oversee the production and mailing of all fundraising communications, including management of warm and cold mail campaigns, with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
  • Ensure that all campaigns and donor communications are General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) compliant
  • Ensure all campaigns are delivered on time and within budget to meet target objectives – income, response rate and within budget. Present campaign results to senior management, explaining variances and recommendations.


Qualifications/ Experience

  • Educated to degree level (Level 8) or equivalent in relevant area
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a fundraising management role, with proven track record of meeting financial targets
  • Knowledge of voluntary sector and relevant legislation

Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong capacity to build and develop effective, professional, working relationships with staff in the Peter McVerry Trust fundraising department and across other Peter McVerry Trust departments.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including strong writing ability across a range of media (online and offline)
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Budgeting and reporting skills

To apply, please download the PMVT application form from Completed application forms should be sent to

Closing date 20th May 2021

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
30th Apr, 2021
Expiry Date
20th May, 2021