The Asthma Society are currently recruiting a Fundraising Manager

13 Apr 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Fundraising Manager

Reports to: CEO

Location: Office based, candidate will work from home initially, as required by Government COVID-19 guidance (laptop and phone will be supplied). Thereafter, the position will be Dublin based (Asthma Society office).

Hours: Full Time, occasional flexibility may be required

Salary:Available upon request.

Closing date: Friday 7th May @ 5.00 p.m.

Job Purpose:

The Asthma Society Ireland (ASI) is on a mission to end asthma deaths by 2030. With over 380,000 people living with asthma in Ireland, we are the voice of asthma in Ireland. We champion change to prevent asthma deaths. We communicate about asthma to ensure it is taken seriously as a health challenge. We support with services for all people with asthma, empowering them to control the condition and providing health promotion programmes. We learn together and collaborate with healthcare, research and education professionals to improve our understanding of how asthma works and how to combat it. Our vision is that everyone in Ireland with asthma living a full life, symptom free.

We need someone with passion and purpose to join our organisation and lead the development of our fundraising strategy, with a focus on building sustainable committed giving income and maximising opportunities for people to engage and support our work.

The Role:

This is a key appointment in the senior management team at Asthma Society Ireland.  The new Fundraising Manager will be an experienced fundraiser who has integrated digital as a cornerstone of the fundraising strategy and has experience in delivering an individual giving programme.

You will deliver a donor development strategy to build up a sustainable income base - to include proposition development, campaign development, recruitment, retention and ongoing communications with individual donors.

The ASI has a number of committed corporate partners, so you will work closely with the CEO to maximise opportunities to engage staff and public around our impact partnerships. You will also lead out on trust and foundation applications to generate new funding for the Society. You will build a strong integrated fundraising element into our national campaign ‘Asthma Awareness Week’ to support our vital Adviceline and outreach services.

Asthma Society Ireland played a vital role during COVID and has a strong and committed board, a small but supportive management team, a strong membership base and we are well positioned to scale our impact. To succeed in this role, you must have previous experience managing individual giving with exposure to national campaigns, have the CRM skills to interrogate data and build insights to inform strategy.

Strategic Planning and Budgeting

Lead the strategic development of the fundraising strategy to diversify income streams and deliver on ambitions of the Asthma Society.
In conjunction with the Finance Manager, input into the financial planning cycle providing forecasts aligned to plans and reforecasting as required.
Deliver on the fundraising monthly and annual revenue targets, devising alternative plans if KPIs are not being delivered.
Create fundraising investment cases with cost / benefit scenarios to deliver on targets.

Campaign Development & Donor Acquisition

Working closely with the CEO, the communications, advocacy manager and the health promotion team, develop multi-stage acquisition strategies to develop overall regular giving programme that acquires and keeps donors over the lifecycle (to include direct marketing, telephone fundraising, advertising and digital fundraising).

Build a strong integrated fundraising element into our national ‘Asthma Awareness Week’ to support our vital Adviceline and outreach services.

Digitise the community fundraising element of our national campaign to ensure income and engagement targets are met.

Draft compelling trust and foundation funding applications, enabling the Society to continue and expand its work in awareness-building, advocacy and patient services.

Donor Development

Develop a strong committed giving value proposition for our membership base to develop sustainable income source
Plan key communications to existing supporters to further engage them in the mission of the Asthma Society and encourage higher level giving over the donor lifecycle.
Develop engaging fundraising appeal propositions from concept to delivery to highlight the work of our services – project manage from proposition development, segmenting the data to post campaign analysis.
Work with Communications team to map out donor journeys, develop targeted communications plans to develop integrated campaigns and proactively communicate and remind donors about planned and legacy giving.
Test and develop digital fundraising campaigns – be the voice of fundraising as part of the upgrade of the ASI website.
Report on donor development KPIs, campaign responses and results.

Does this sound like you?

Degree level or equivalent qualification in marketing, business or fundraising
Proven, extensive experience of direct marketing and donor/customer development strategies
5-8 years’ experience in a full-time fundraising role
Database experience and experience of segmentation, targeting and analysing results.
Budget responsibility and agency and third-party management experience
Strong creative and writing ability and a strong attention to detail
Professional communication skills - excellent presentation skills
Ability to work in collaboration with small team, while negotiating and building internal and external relationships
Knowledge of the charity market, data protection and fundraising codes of practice and the environment in which ASI works

 

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your curriculum vitae and cover letter to hr@asthma.ie by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 7th May 2021.

 

The Asthma Society of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

 

The Asthma Society are hiring a Fundraising Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Fundraising Manager

Reports to: CEO

Location: Office based, candidate will work from home initially, as required by Government COVID-19 guidance (laptop and phone will be supplied). Thereafter, the position will be Dublin based (Asthma Society office).

Hours: Full Time, occasional flexibility may be required

Salary: Available upon request.

Closing date: Friday 7th May @ 5.00 p.m.

Job Purpose:

The Asthma Society Ireland (ASI) is on a mission to end asthma deaths by 2030. With over 380,000 people living with asthma in Ireland, we are the voice of asthma in Ireland. We champion change to prevent asthma deaths. We communicate about asthma to ensure it is taken seriously as a health challenge. We support with services for all people with asthma, empowering them to control the condition and providing health promotion programmes. We learn together and collaborate with healthcare, research and education professionals to improve our understanding of how asthma works and how to combat it. Our vision is that everyone in Ireland with asthma living a full life, symptom free.

We need someone with passion and purpose to join our organisation and lead the development of our fundraising strategy, with a focus on building sustainable committed giving income and maximising opportunities for people to engage and support our work.

The Role:

This is a key appointment in the senior management team at Asthma Society Ireland.  The new Fundraising Manager will be an experienced fundraiser who has integrated digital as a cornerstone of the fundraising strategy and has experience in delivering an individual giving programme.

You will deliver a donor development strategy to build up a sustainable income base - to include proposition development, campaign development, recruitment, retention and ongoing communications with individual donors.

The ASI has a number of committed corporate partners, so you will work closely with the CEO to maximise opportunities to engage staff and public around our impact partnerships. You will also lead out on trust and foundation applications to generate new funding for the Society. You will build a strong integrated fundraising element into our national campaign ‘Asthma Awareness Week’ to support our vital Adviceline and outreach services.

Asthma Society Ireland played a vital role during COVID and has a strong and committed board, a small but supportive management team, a strong membership base and we are well positioned to scale our impact. To succeed in this role, you must have previous experience managing individual giving with exposure to national campaigns, have the CRM skills to interrogate data and build insights to inform strategy.

Strategic Planning and Budgeting

Lead the strategic development of the fundraising strategy to diversify income streams and deliver on ambitions of the Asthma Society.
In conjunction with the Finance Manager, input into the financial planning cycle providing forecasts aligned to plans and reforecasting as required.
Deliver on the fundraising monthly and annual revenue targets, devising alternative plans if KPIs are not being delivered.
Create fundraising investment cases with cost / benefit scenarios to deliver on targets.

Campaign Development & Donor Acquisition

Working closely with the CEO, the communications, advocacy manager and the health promotion team, develop multi-stage acquisition strategies to develop overall regular giving programme that acquires and keeps donors over the lifecycle (to include direct marketing, telephone fundraising, advertising and digital fundraising).

Build a strong integrated fundraising element into our national ‘Asthma Awareness Week’ to support our vital Adviceline and outreach services.

Digitise the community fundraising element of our national campaign to ensure income and engagement targets are met.

Draft compelling trust and foundation funding applications, enabling the Society to continue and expand its work in awareness-building, advocacy and patient services.

Donor Development

Develop a strong committed giving value proposition for our membership base to develop sustainable income source
Plan key communications to existing supporters to further engage them in the mission of the Asthma Society and encourage higher level giving over the donor lifecycle.
Develop engaging fundraising appeal propositions from concept to delivery to highlight the work of our services – project manage from proposition development, segmenting the data to post campaign analysis.
Work with Communications team to map out donor journeys, develop targeted communications plans to develop integrated campaigns and proactively communicate and remind donors about planned and legacy giving.
Test and develop digital fundraising campaigns – be the voice of fundraising as part of the upgrade of the ASI website.
Report on donor development KPIs, campaign responses and results.

Does this sound like you?

Degree level or equivalent qualification in marketing, business or fundraising
Proven, extensive experience of direct marketing and donor/customer development strategies
5-8 years’ experience in a full-time fundraising role
Database experience and experience of segmentation, targeting and analysing results.
Budget responsibility and agency and third-party management experience
Strong creative and writing ability and a strong attention to detail
Professional communication skills - excellent presentation skills
Ability to work in collaboration with small team, while negotiating and building internal and external relationships
Knowledge of the charity market, data protection and fundraising codes of practice and the environment in which ASI works

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your curriculum vitae and cover letter to hr@asthma.ie by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 7th May 2021.

The Asthma Society of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.