Commercial Development Director

Attractive remuneration & package
30 June 2017
23 July 2017
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time


Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is Ireland’s leading representative organisation and service provider for people with disabilities. Following the recent launch of their strategic plan (2017-2020), IWA is recruiting a
Commercial Development Director to lead the commercial development function of the organisation including fundraising, marketing, sponsorship, retail and new business opportunities.

You will report to the CEO and be a key member of the Senior Management Team, providing strategic commercial advice to management in order to develop and strengthen existing commercial activities and deliver on IWA’s
strategic objectives. Above all, you will be afforded the autonomy and freedom to act to help bring about necessary changes.

Your strategic commercial plan will develop new partnerships and business opportunities whilst maximising existing service provision and expanding IWA’s retail and fundraising functions.

Effectively communicating the story of the success, impact and reach of IWA will assist in identifying and developing further opportunities.

Proven leadership in business development, excellent project management skills and demonstrable evidence of return on investment are essential.

You will be financially and commercially literate, an inspiring and challenging leader and hold a 3rd level degree. Most importantly, you will possess the ability to blend strong ethical principles with expert commercial

For more information or to submit your CV and cover letter, please contact Mike McDonagh, Director at Hays Ireland, on 01 571 0010 or click APPLY.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 23rd July 2017