Head of Fundraising

1 day left

Dublin, Leinster
€65 - €70k
31 January 2019
18 February 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time





The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) works with, and on behalf of, people with physical disabilities to drive positive change in Ireland through the influencing of public policy, the provision of quality services and enabling accessibility to all aspects of society.

The IWA is now seeking an energetic, motivated Head of Fundraising with a proven track record in fundraising, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and strong leadership abilities.


Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Head of Fundraising will be responsible for developing a coherent, future focused fundraising strategy, managing and developing a team of five, and leading all fundraising efforts with a specific focus on individual giving and corporate engagement.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a charity fundraising environment. A proven track record of successful fundraising asks and demonstrable experience of leading and working as part of a diverse team will be necessary.

The Head of Fundraising will be responsible for designing and implementing a sustainable development strategy to increase philanthropic revenue from a diverse portfolio of supporters. You will mentor and lead a team of fundraisers to achieve ambitious goals, while delivering excellent stewardship experiences for IWA’s supporters.

Good line management and leadership skills are important for this role along with well-judged influencing and communication skills which give you the confidence to work collaboratively across different departments and with a variety of stakeholders.

If you’re a passionate fundraising professional with a positive attitude, a high degree of personal and professional resilience, creative flair, and the ability to thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced organisation, we’d love to hear from you!


The recruitment campaign for the role of Head of Fundraising is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Irish Wheelchair Association by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy Charity Careers Ireland.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please email recruitment@charitycareersireland.ie to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, 18th February

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