Organisation: Oxfam Ireland
Position: Director of Fundraising and Marketing
Location: Dublin Office (all Island-based role)
Salary: Competitive for market
Closing date: 05/01/2020 (day/month/year)
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together
to beat poverty for good. Around the globe, we work to find practical,
innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive.
Together we save lives and rebuild communities when disaster strikes. We also
speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, climate
change and discrimination against women. Oxfam Ireland is one of 20 independent
affiliates working as one in more than 90 countries.
OUR VISION IS A JUST WORLD WITHOUT POVERTY
At Oxfam Ireland, we work with people affected by
poverty and injustice, supporting their empowerment to exercise their human
rights and take control of their lives. Supported by people across the island
of Ireland for over 60 years, we are an independent, secular and not-for-profit
We have shops across the island of Ireland, offices in
Belfast and Dublin, and 1,500 volunteers who are delivering real change to the
lives of people affected by poverty. From our volunteers in Dublin and shops in
Down to our programme teams and our partners all over the world, we work
together with resilient people to achieve our vision of a just world without
About de candidate
We seek an enthusiastic and innovative fundraising
and marketing leader who has experience of creating and delivering innovative
plans for income generation and who will empower the fundraising and marketing
teams to achieve ambitious fundraising, philanthropy and marketing programmes.
As Director of Fundraising and Marketing you will
report to the CEO as part of the organisational senior leadership team. You
will also work closely with the Board and chair the internal fundraising
To deliver in this role you will require an
extensive track record of developing and implementing strategic plans to
achieve income growth across sustainable fundraising channels to generate
This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive, successful
fundraising specialist with a growth mindset and a customer-centric approach,
and who will be responsible for driving a high-performance culture of
accountability in teams.
You will bring significant lengthy experience of
planning, executing and evaluating fundraising programmes, recommending
investment plans and overseeing budgets, KPIs and ensuring decision-making
based on data and analytics.
You will be an
expert networker and relationship builder, and eager to build the
organisation’s brand across the island of Ireland. You will contribute at a
strategic level to the global Oxfam confederation and enjoy peer relationships
across the 20 affiliates and many countries and regions.
Purpose of the role
are at an exciting phase in our organisational development, with ambitious
growth plans nationally and internationally. We have invested in people and
systems and our volunteer Board has endorsed our innovative new plans. A key
pillar of our new strategy is income generation, and the role of Director of
Fundraising and Marketing will play a significant leading role in helping Oxfam
Ireland achieve its income targets.
role of Director of Fundraising and Marketing will oversee a function that
includes Supporter Engagement teams (Regular Giving, Telemarketing, Direct
Dialogue & Customer Relationship Management), Corporates & Events,
Single Giving and Marketing. The Fundraising and Marketing function has a
headcount of approximately 35 staff, including 4 immediate direct manager
Qualifications & requirements
apply for the post, please send a letter of application stating the skills and
approach that you would bring to this specific post along with your resume/CV
in strict confidence by email to Zoe Oldham at (see email above). Documents must be
submitted in English and in Word format. No other format will be
considered. No documents other than those requested
will be accepted at this stage. CVs with
photos will not be accepted in any case.
Please ensure that
documents are sent with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” and state "Oxfam Ireland –
Director FR & Marketing” in the email subject line. Please do let
us know, in your covering email, where you found out about the post.
Deadline for applications: Sunday 5th
January 2020 18:00
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Web
Closing date: 2020-01-05
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