Roles with the Irish red cross
We are currently recruiting for four roles within our team:
Fundraising Executive (Philanthropy)

Summary of Role

Fundraising Executive (Philanthropy) is responsible for delivering funds from legacy, major gifts, trusts and foundations.

We are seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional networking, leadership, motivation and requisite skills to drive the strategies in this area of fundraising. This is a demanding role that requires high levels of dynamism, energy and innovation.

Role Responsibility

To work with the Head of Fundraising and the Fundraising Department to achieve the mission of the Irish Red Cross

Manage and monitor Irish Red Cross philanthropic activities. This includes legacy, major gifts, trusts and foundations

Responsible for all legacy supporter development

Pro-actively develop and manage existing and new long term key philanthropic partnership

Work closely with Corporate Partnerships and Philanthropic Manager (CPPM) and Individual Giving Manager (IGM) to cultivate new major donors through different acquisition methods

Working closely with the HoF and CPPM, develop quality funding proposals and timely donor reports

Work closely with CPPM to identify, cultivate and develop mid-level donors and legacy prospects

Ensure all activities comply with Irish Red Cross’s policies and procedures, relevant professional codes of conduct and standards, regulation and legislation governing charity activities

Pro-actively identify, research and cultivate new and potential fundraising opportunities

Fully brief and effectively engage Head of Fundraising where engagement of the Board and /or SMT is required

Regularly report on fundraising progress to Head of Fundraising

Pro-actively represent Irish Red Cross for fundraising activity and/or at events where required

Raise the income required to achieve the agreed targets in a cost effective and sustainable manner

Other duties as assigned by the Head of Fundraising

Experience & Skills

A minimum of 3 years proven and relevant experience in relationship fundraising

Proven experience in legacy, trust and foundation fundraising

Proven experience of managing major gifts relationships

Confident networker with the ability to forge strong working relationships

Competency on all social media channels

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

High-level research skills

Strong report-writing & IT skills – including CRM databases, Word, Access, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Experience of dealing with sensitive information in a discreet manner

Flexibility and adaptability and a willingness to take on additional duties

Flexible approach to working hours in response to varying demands of the office

A keen interest and understanding of the not-for-profit sector as well as fundraising principles

Contract Terms

Salary range circa €35,000

35 hours/week Mon-Fri

Term: 2 years, subject to probation

Location: Irish Red Cross, 16 Merrion Sq., Dublin 2

To Apply:

Please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter to fundraisingjobs@redcross.ie

Closing date for applications: 9am, 2nd March, 2020

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Irish Red Cross Migration Services - Financial Administrator - Job Vacancy

The Irish Red Cross is tasked under its mandate as auxiliary to the Irish Government to co-ordinate offers of support from the Irish Public, to facilitate the placement of refugees into pledged and private rented accommodation and to support the social integration of refugees at community level.

The Strategic Goal of the Programme is to enable Refugees in Ireland to integrate into Irish society and achieve their potential. The Irish Red Cross has been providing support in this regard to the Irish Government since 2015 to assist the fulfilment of its EU commitment to promote the resettlement and integration of Refugees under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

The Irish Red Cross Migration Team delivers direct assistance to both families and single people through the provision of pledged and private rented accommodation in addition to providing professional casework services offering wraparound supports to refugees. We promote engagement with education, employment, social protection and health services, and liaise with the wider Government-led Resettlement Programme across Ireland in association with the Department of Justice.

The Migration team also coordinates community interaction through its Buddy Programme and is working with the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection utilising its FEAD programme to support the welcome and transition of migrants into Irish Communities through the purchase and distribution of immediate basic hygiene and wellbeing necessities.

Job Title: Financial Administrator Irish Red Cross Migration Services

Responsible to: Programme Manager

Summary of role: To support the IRC Migration Programme and to contribute to the overall work of the Irish Red Cross as a member of the Migration Team. The Finance Administrator will be responsible for the performance of a number of duties categorised by financial and administrative support. This is a fixed term, part time position

Main tasks & responsibilities:

Financial processing, validation, coding and monitor of inbound invoices and payments related to the IRC Migration Programme.

Financial processing and recording of team expenses and payment requisitions.

Budget reconciliation and Budget management including filing, variance reporting, tracking and communication.

Ensure vendor invoices are processed and paid within agreed payment terms.

Data management, analysis and preparation of routine, periodic and exceptional reports and spreadsheets as required by management and stakeholders.

Financial and administrative team support including third party supplier management, price tendering, maintenance and recording of approved suppliers and ensuring supplies to the office are managed and maintained.

Oversight and reconciliation of petty cash.

Monitor of IRC Migration Clients Rental Payments and Refunds File.

Developing and maintaining administrative systems and performing clerical duties such as meeting minute taking, correspondence drafting, scanning and photocopying.

Ensuring compliance with required internal and external financial policies and procedures.

Implement, develop and maintain administration processes necessary to support the IRC Head office finance function and assist the finance department with tasks related to audit and compliance.

Essential Experience & Skills:

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a financial/business administration role.

Demonstrated excellent attention to detail, be organised, reliable and methodical in their work.

Proven experience in data management and analysis.

Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to interact professional with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently.

High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis and reasoning skills.

Ability to work under pressure and meet set deadlines.

Excellent organisational, time management and prioritisation skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programmes – Particularly Excel.

Ability to maintain strict compliance protecting confidential, sensitive information and materials.

Fluent level of the English language, written and spoken.

Knowledge of the work of the Irish Red Cross.

Contract terms:

Grade: Administration & Development Level G2

Salary Range €30,000 - €40,000 pro rata.

This is a Fixed Term Part Time position for a period of 9 months.

This role is located at the Irish Red Cross Migration Team office, 25 Denzille Lane, Dublin 2.

The role is part time with a 17.5 hour working week, based on flexitime arrangements

To Apply:

Please forward your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter of application to cmorris@redcross.ie

The closing date for submission of applications: Wednesday, March 4th 2020 at 17:30.

 

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Direct Marketing Coordinator (Maternity Leave)

Summary of Role

To support individual giving (IG) to the Irish Red Cross (IRC) through the acquisition, engagement, retention, development and tax-efficiency of donors.

To assist where necessary to deal with enquiries from donors and the public

To contribute to the work of IRC as a member of the IG team

Click on the link below to download the job description

Irish Red Cross Direct Marketing Coordinator

Essential Experience & Skills:

Minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role in a fundraising or marketing environment

Competence in MS Office applications and email marketing software

Experience of using a database/CRM in a fundraising or marketing environment

Intermediate or advanced skills in MS Excel

Understanding of donor care and direct marketing principles and techniques

Knowledge of fundraising and the charity sector

To apply: Please submit your CV and covering letter, Reference DMC, to fundraisingjobs@redcross.ie by 9am on Monday 24 February 2020.

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Individual Giving Executive (Donor Development)

Summary of Role

To support individual giving (IG) to the Irish Red Cross (IRC) through the acquisition, engagement, retention, development and tax-efficiency of donors

To assist where necessary with processing donations and dealing with enquiries from donors and the public.

To contribute to the work of IRC as a member of the IG team

Click on the link below to download the job description

Irish Red Cross Individual Giving Executive

Essential Experience & Skills:

Minimum of one year’s experience in a similar role in a fundraising or marketing environment

Experience of campaigns to acquire or develop donors or customers through direct marketing channels, including social media

Understanding of donor care and direct marketing principles and techniques

Competence in MS Office applications, email marketing software and data entry

To apply: Please submit your CV and covering letter, Reference DME, to fundraisingjobs@redcross.ie by 9am on Monday 24 February 2020.

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