Community & Corporate Fundraising Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community & Corporate Fundraising Administrator to join our Fundraising Team in National Office. The purpose of this role is to support Conference centric fundraising, proactively engaging with Regions, Areas and Conferences, ensuring that they have the resources, materials and information that they needed to fundraise.

The post holder will also support corporate engagement and the development of corporate programme and strategy as well as administer the national CHY charity tax back programme for the Society.

This is a great opportunity to join one of Ireland’s largest voluntary organisations and make a difference in your community.

Why work with SVP?

SVP Benefits

23 days annual leave for all staff; Additional day’s leave at 5, 10, 15 & 20 years, with a cap of 27 annual leave days.

Pension: 5% employer and employee contribution with an option to increase to 7%.

2 discretionary days (Good Friday & Christmas Eve)

Group discount for Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)

Paid Sick Leave (following probation period with entitlement increasing with length of service)

Education Support for job relevant courses

Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave (18 weeks full maternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service & 2 weeks full paternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service

Employee Assistance Programme

Life Assurance – four times annual salary

Life Appreciation Recognition: Additional one-off 5 days annual leave allocated in year that 25-, 30-, 35- & 40-years’ service achieved, plus ₠250 voucher

Christmas Voucher: ₠250 voucher for all staff (subject to terms of policy)

Retirement: Staff with 10+ years’ service will receive a ₠250 voucher on retirement

Hybrid/Flexible Working Available
SVP support and embrace Flexible Working, including working from home, in line with the SVP Flexible Working Policy, where appropriate and subject to role requirements.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Job holder should be educated to Leaving Certificate level, however an office administration /secretarial or computer course would be beneficial.
  • Educated to degree level in a marketing, communications or business area is essential desirable
  • CII Fundraising Diploma Cert desirable
  • Strong administration and database management experience required (essential)
  • Experience in similar role desirable
  • Experience of coordinating/ administering the CHY process desirable
  • Experience of community fundraising desirable
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills- essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and phone skills required- essential
  • Flexibility, innovation and initiative
  • Strong level of attention to detail
  • Good communication skills; verbal, written and face to face
  • The ability to juggle a wide range of activities and priorities own workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills and working experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc

SVP is a large, national, voluntary organisation with extensive experience of working with a diverse range of people who experience poverty and exclusion. Through its network of over 12,000 volunteers and 700 staff, it is strongly committed to working for social justice and advocates the creation of a more just and caring society. SVP employs people to support volunteers in a variety of settings including housing, community care, shops, administration and other specialist areas

How to Apply:
If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations, please complete the online application.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted.

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer