Capital Campaign Manager - Kildare National HQ

On application
08 March 2019
29 March 2019
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Full Time


Sensational Kids is an award-winning not-for-profit that improves the lives of thousands of children with additional needs. To date, Sensational Kids has directly supported 5,690 children from all over the country. Sensational Kids’ main objective is to promote the health and welfare of children with additional needs to enable them to develop their full potential.

Over the last 10 years, Sensational Kids has saved families over €1.3 million in therapy fees. The demand for Sensational Kids’ services continues to grow. To ensure it can continue to meet the needs of those who seek out its services, Sensational Kids are launching a capital campaign (2019-2022) to raise €1.75 million for its new National HQ in Kildare. To achieve its goal, Sensational Kids are seeking to appoint a Capital Campaign Manager. This role is one of two fundraising positions currently being advertised on behalf of Sensational Kids. It is a specialist role that will report directly the CEO and be a distinct from the organisation’s fundraising team.   

Kildare National HQ - Capital Campaign Manager

The Capital Campaign Manager will work closely with the CEO to achieve the 2022 fundraising target. Specifically, the Manager will identify and engage with a range of potential major and corporate donors who can make significant contributions to the capital campaign. The Manager will use the organisation’s case for support to build strong relationships with prospects, with the intention of converting them to donors.

Sensational Kids are seeking someone with a proven record in fundraising, particularly in major gift fundraising and corporate philanthropy. The successful candidate will be a commercially astute individual, possessing an excellent relationship management skillset and the ability to inspire commitment from a wide range of donors and other stakeholders.

If you have the skills and experience needed to successfully manage the campaign and are would like to make a positive contribution to the lives of Sensational Kid’s service users then contact Michael Walsh in strictest confidence at or call direct on +353-1-234-3131. Applicants from the not-for-profit, private or public sector are welcome. The closing date for applications is the 29th of March.  

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