Depaul: Deputy Manager Individual Giving Campaigns

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Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We strive to empower our service users to make choices and decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations.

Depaul is an equal opportunities employer, we offer a standard 35 hour working week, generous leave entitlements and a pension scheme. We support all staff with regular supervision and core training.

Depaul wishes to recruit to the following role:

Deputy Manager Individual Giving Campaigns

Fundraising & Communications Department - Central Office location
Salary €
39,378.24 per annum
Full-Time (35 hours) – Permanent Contract

1. Role

Depaul is a values-led organisation working with a number of services throughout the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. In this role, the post holder will manage all aspects of individual giving fundraising streams, from development of campaigns to delivery and reporting relating to income, delivering on targets. Please see areas of responsibility for a full picture of the duties of this role.

2. Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Development of a direct marketing annual campaign and retention plan, to include each of print, TV, Face To Face and online
  • Liaison with third parties as relevant in the design and development of a series of direct marketing campaigns and related materials
  • Set up of campaigns and donors on CRM system and training of other staff on use of this system
  • Overseeing the financial tracking of donor payments both regular and cash
  • Overseeing the internal processes relating to individual giving in line with best practice standards
  • Monitoring the delivery of campaigns including analysis of and reporting on campaign income in line with GDPR regulations
  • Supervising operational output, approach to work and attendance of assigned staff on a daily basis, collaboratively supporting delivery of campaigns in NI
  • Preparing ad hoc reports when requested.

The above list is not exhaustive; additional areas of responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for other staff roles is required from time to time.

3. Person Requirements

  • A third level degree in communications, business/marketing liberal arts or another humanities subject is essential
  • Minimum of two years fundraising experience, specific to individual giving, in the charity sector
  • Prior experience of developing and managing print and TV individual giving campaigns
  • Previous staff line management experience, to include resolution of issues
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Competent user of CRM systems, including data query / reporting capabilities and new report design specification
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal / influencing skills
  • Collaborative, relationship building approach to working with colleagues within own and other departments and externally
  • Ability to balance multiple competing work demands, working to tight deadlines

Online Application Procedure:

Please apply though our online application process on the vacancies page of our website

For more information, please contact Human Resources:
Tel: 00 353 1 453 7111 or e-mail

Closing date for all applications: Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 9:00am

Panels will be formed from which future vacancies may be filled

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
11th May, 2022
Expiry Date
25th May, 2022