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We Are Recruiting- Head of Fundraising

By November 19, 2013Uncategorized





The Saoirse Foundation Continues to grow and with this we are now seeking a Head Of Fundraising:


JOB TILE: Head of Fundraising – The Saoirse Foundation
LOCATION: Munster Based
The Head of Fundraising is responsible for setting fundraising targets and objectives for the organization. The role will require leadership of the fundraising strategy, ensuring it has a clear vision and will manage the human and financial resources necessary to deliver accordingly. The Head of Fundraising will be responsible for the sustainable development and growth of fundraising income within its operating mandate. The individual will lead, support and inspire staff members, volunteers, supporters and partners.
Candidates should be experienced and proven fundraising leader, capable of managing & growing a volunteer network team of size and possessing qualities necessary to lead at a time of challenge. The individual will have the capacity to give experienced direction and bring focus to the fundraising network, establishing clear fundraising objectives and deliverables, while harnessing and leveraging the inherent experience that exists within the organisation.
Core competencies will include strategic thinking and leadership skills with the ability to influence the non-for-profit sector at the highest level. Candidates must be exceptional communicators with the ability to inspire, engage and influence stakeholders and to pro-actively support the organisation to secure a balanced and sustainable funding mix.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a can-do approach to make an impact on a growing non-for-profit and make positive life impacts for sick children.
Key Responsibilities/Main Duties:
      Responsible for all aspects of Fundraising activities including
         o Events
         o Campaigns
         o Volunteers
         o Donors
         o Corporations
     Management & Training of Volunteer network
     Manages fundraising environment in line with targeted financials


CV’s and a cover letter should be sent to:

The Saoirse Foundation

Carnan House,



Co Kerry.

& by email to


The Saoirse Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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