Job Opportunity:Vacancy for Fundraising Assistant

Vacancy for Fundraising Assistant

The Irish Hospice Foundation
The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) is the national charity dedicated to end-of-life and
bereavement. It is our vision that no-one will face death or bereavement without the care
and support they need. It is our mission to strive for the best care at end-of-life, for all.
We provide a range of programmes, services and support for people across all counties
of Ireland, we train over 3,000 people annually to up-skill and educate at community
level and invest in advocacy work to improve standards and practice for today and in the
future.
We rely upon voluntary supporters to maintain our work and now require a Fundraising
Assistant to become part of our Fundraising Team.
Overview
Our Fundraising Assistant will be primarily responsible for entering fundraising data onto
our database arising from our direct marketing activities (such as direct mail and door to
door fundraising) as well as assisting with fundraising campaigns (such as tax reclaim
and events) and other fundraising activities as needed. The role also provides support for
our corporate and events team to ensure our supporters receive materials, thank you
letters etc. in a timely manner. The IHF has a small online shop and the Fundraising
Assistant is tasked with dispatching orders.
Key Duties
 Input new data and validate existing data with 100% accuracy, process each
transaction in line with our policies, processes and procedures;
 Assist the Individual Giving Manager and team to ensure that we have accurate data
management and excellent standards of donor care;
 Assist the Individual Giving Executive with Door to Door fundraising and the
National Raffle as needed;
 Provide admin support to the Individual Giving Manager to ensure our data is fully
GDPR compliant.
 Assist Corporate and Events team to liaise with supporters and ensure that letters and
event materials etc. are dispatched in a timely manner;

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 Undertake any other duties consistent with the position as may arise from time to
time.
Person Specification
 A good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel etc.);
 Strong verbal and written skills;
 Excellent attention to detail;
 Excellent administration skills;
 Excellent telephone manner;
 Previous data input work experience (desired); and
 Experience of working with databases (desired but not essential).
 Understanding of GDPR (desired, but not essential)
Personal Attributes
 Ability to work well in a team;
 Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative;
 Excellent organisational and administrative skills;
 Proactive, flexible approach with a professional attitude; and
 Ability to work in a dynamic and professional environment.
Hours
This is a full time position, 37 hours per week. However, we are open to flexibility and
will offer a part-time position to the correct candidate, if desired.
Salary
Commensurate on experience
Applications
Please send your CV and brief covering letter (stating your preference for full or part
time hours) to:
Clare.Martin@hospicefoundation.ie
Alternatively post to:-
Clare Martin
Individual Giving Manager
Morrison Chambers
32 Nassau Street
Dublin 2
Closing Date 2j9th June 2018, 5pm