Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Fundraising Department for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual wishing to progress their career in fundraising. Applications are welcome for the following vacancy:

Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy Officer

1.0WTE ( 37 hours)/ Permanent Post

Grade V

Based in Harold’s Cross

The Fundraising Department at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services has a busy calendar of events and campaigns to meet the growing funding needs of the organisation to maintain services and fund capital development. The successful candidate will work within a small team, reporting to the Senior Manager, Partnerships & Philanthropy and Director of Fundraising, in the area of Corporate Partnerships, Major Gift, Trusts, Grants & Foundations and Legacy Fundraising. They will hold a key role within the department and will be fundamental to the strategic development of the Department.

 Essential Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in corporate environment or project management type role
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience working with third parties (Creative / PR / Media / digital agencies)
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills with experience managing relationships with high level executives and sponsors
  • Experience in writing and developing proposals and in reporting on strategic activity plans
  • Demonstrate creativity, drive, dynamism, commitment, attention to detail and best practice in all activities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Competent IT skills – Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail
  • Minimum of a third level degree qualification

Informal enquiries for this post to Susie Cunningham, Senior Manager, Partnerships & Philanthropy, Fundraising. 01 498 6271.

  A detailed Job Description and Person Specification is available from to download from the link below or the Human Resources Department by e-mail: or by phone (01) 491 2594.

To apply for this position please forward an up to date CV and cover letter by email to or by post to: Gillian Mahon, Manpower Manager, Human Resources Department, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6w. Please include a current contact number and/or e-mail address on your application.

Latest date for receipt of applications is 9:00am on Friday 25th January 2019

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services will contribute 7% to a defined contribution pension scheme as per the existing arrangements for private pensions for all non HSE funded employees. Department of Health and Children salary scales will apply to this post.

 A panel may be formed from which future Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy Officer

 posts may be filled in line with Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services panel management guidelines.

Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services is an equal opportunities employer and supports a smoke free environment.

Why work for us?

At Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services we strive to provide a modern, inclusive and friendly work environment which promotes continuous education and career pathway development for our staff. With a purpose-built Education and Research Centre onsite, training is provided for medical, nursing and health & social care professionals. Non-clinical professionals are also supported in training opportunities. Employee benefits include a Pension and Sick Pay Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Credit Union and Private Health Care Scheme (voluntary participation), a restaurant with subsidised meals and free on-site parking. Both locations are within walking distance to bus and luas/dart routes.

Mission Matters at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services; we have an Employee Wellbeing Group, Diversity Group and Staff Council who strive to promote various initiatives to staff onsite, some of which include: Bootcamp Classes, Yoga Classes, Mindfulness, Education Sessions etc.