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Check out the latest vacancies in Children’s Health Foundation and find out more about how you could join our fundraising family.

Campaigns & Events Executive
Temple Street Foundation

For many years, paediatric healthcare in Ireland has been delivered through a combination of services at three paediatric hospitals (Temple Street, Crumlin and Tallaght). The Children’s Health Bill 2018 saw the formation of Children’s Health Ireland and this new company took over responsibility for the three existing hospitals from 1st January 2019.

Aligned with this change in paediatric healthcare in Ireland, the three fundraising foundations associated with each of the hospitals, Temple Street Foundation (TSF) and The Children’s Medical and Research Foundation Crumlin (CMRF) agreed that it would be best to come together to form a new foundation, Children’s Health Foundation (CHF). In time the National Children’s Hospital Foundation Tallaght (NCHF) will also join CHF.

We seek an enthusiastic team member to work on exciting current and future Campaigns within the Temple Street Foundation!

What you will be doing….

  • Reporting to the Campaigns Manager you will take a proactive lead on the management of a number of key campaigns for the Temple Street Foundation. As an example this could include but is not limited to; 100 minds, Temple Street’s Christmas raffle, Women’s Mini Marathon and providing support on the Trick or Treat for Temple Street or the Great Irish Bake as required.
  • Meet income level targets set and see opportunities to grow income levels from both individual and campaign donors.
  • You will have the opportunity to lead on all the recruitment acquisition of key target audiences.
  • Identify and drive advertising, marketing and sales channels to successfully recruit new donors while always ensuring that existing donors are retained through comprehensive retention plans.
  • Work closely with our internal communications team on the recruitment messages and campaign materials to ensure consistent tone of voice and adherence to our brand guidelines.
  • Deliver specific campaigns and event budgets as directed by the Campaigns Manager.
  • Constantly keep track of and monitor the external fundraising environment to identify new opportunities.
  • Be a proactive team player who will undertake additional project work from time to time.

What skills and experience are required…

  • Third level qualification ideally in Marketing, Public Relations or Event Management.
  • Two to three years employment experience in a similar role is desirable.
  • Possess strong project management and planning skills.
  • Proficient IT skills are essential particularly MS Office including Excel and Word.
  • Track record of working on your own initiative and an ability to prioritise
  • Knowledge of current and future trends in the fundraising sector.
  • Be a team player who enjoys providing support to other teams who have an urgent need.
  • Demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships which will be required with staff in temple Street hospital and our supporters.
  • Flexible to attend external events or presentations as required this could be in the evening or at weekends on occasion (Approx. 6 but subject to change).

How to apply

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required then please email your CV confirming your salary expectations for this position to our HR Manager Annalea O’Halloran at aohalloran@childrenshealth.ie.

Closing Date: Friday, 18th October 2019

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Vacancy: Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications
Children’s Health Foundation

We seek an enthusiastic fundraising and communications leader who has experience of creating and delivering innovative plans and who will empower the newly formed CHF team to drive change across the organisation to achieve ambitious fundraising and philanthropy programmes.

As Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications you will work closely with the Chief Executive as part of the CHF leadership team. The role will also involve working with the Board and subcommittees.

Therefore, you will have an extensive track record of developing and implementing strategic plans to achieve income growth across sustainable fundraising and philanthropy programmes to generate funds.

This role offers the perfect opportunity for a proactive driven leader who will be responsible for embedding a high performance culture across the team; one which that is target driven, with a growth mind-set, donor focused and responsive to changing environments.  Key to this role will be demonstrable experience of planning, identifying and developing fundraising programmes and KPI’s all while using insights and data-led decision-making to deliver on objectives.

The job holder will raise the profile of the newly formed organisation at a crucial time for Children’s Health Foundation. The successful candidate will have an extensive track record of building effective philanthropic and supporter relationships with a passion for generating support which will help to make a real lasting impact for sick children in Ireland.

About our Organisation…

For many years, paediatric healthcare in Ireland has been delivered through a combination of services at three paediatric hospitals (Temple Street, Crumlin and Tallaght). The Children’s Health Bill 2018 saw the formation of Children’s Health Ireland and this new company took over responsibility for the three existing hospitals from 1st January 2019.

Aligned with this change in paediatric healthcare in Ireland, the three fundraising foundations associated with each of the hospitals, Temple Street Foundation (TSF) and The Children’s Medical and Research Foundation Crumlin (CMRF) agreed that it would be best to come together to form a new foundation, Children’s Health Foundation (CHF). In time the National Children’s Hospital Foundation Tallaght (NCHF) will also join CHF.

CHF is focused specifically on children’s and adolescent health needs in the new healthcare system in Ireland (CHI), including patient and parent supports, new service developments, research and innovation, infrastructure and vital life-saving equipment.

How to apply

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to be successful in this leadership position at an exciting time for our organisation then please email your CV to our HR Manager Annalea O’Halloran at aohalloran@childrenshealth.ie.