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Corporate Partnership Officer, Partnerships and Philanthropy, Dublin at Focus Ireland

Focus Ireland
Corporate Partnership Officer, Partnerships and Philanthropy, Dublin
Expiry Date
04 Apr 2024
Posted by
Talent Aquisition
Posted on
21 Mar 2024

Corporate Partnership Officer, Partnerships & Philanthropy

Location: Dublin

Contract: Full-time, Permanent contract

The purpose of this role is to deliver Focus Ireland's ambitious Corporate Fundraising Strategy. This role requires high level account management of some of Focus Ireland s largest corporate partners, delivering on key strategic goals, including the delivery of significant income growth from new and existing long-term corporate partnerships. 

What you will do:

  • Achieve ambitious fundraising targets through a strategic, process-driven approach.
  • Develop, manage, and nurture relationships with existing high-level corporate partners to secure partnership renewals and increase levels of engagement and giving.
  • Manage a portfolio of 5-8 current high-value corporate partners, multitasking efficiently.
  • Maintain the quality of key information in the donor database to ensure accurate reporting on activities for ongoing partnership development and effective moves management.
  • Deliver strategic partnership presentations and pitches to corporate audiences of various sizes.
  • Ensure timely completion of all donor-facing materials with a focus on high quality and accuracy.
  • Identify and engage in business development opportunities, networking, and engagement activities.
  • Conduct research on new prospects and develop high-quality bespoke pitches, proposals, applications, and concepts for securing new large-scale partnerships.
  • Collaborate with middle and senior management teams to prepare for donor meetings and events.
  • Ensure strict adherence to conversion rates and income target achievements.
  • Work collaboratively with the Campaigns Team to enhance the experience of Focus Ireland's major campaigns - Shine A Light and Sponsor A Star - maximizing opportunities for cultivating C-suite relationships and corporate supporters.
  • Compile and share detailed reports and performance analysis, identifying areas for leverage and opportunity.
  • Attend events and conferences to elevate Focus Ireland's profile within the corporate sector and identify opportunities to present the organisation's work to prospective and existing donors.
  • Act as an ambassador of Focus Ireland in donor meetings, conferences, events, networking opportunities, and seminars as needed.
  • Demonstrate creativity, drive, dynamism, commitment, attention to detail, and best practices in all activities.
  • Ensure compliance with charities regulation, data protection acts, governance, and best practices.

What you will need:

  • Possess 2+ years of relevant experience with a proven track record of securing high-level multi-annual corporate donations.
  • Demonstrate strong relationship development skills and proven project and event management expertise.
  • Exhibit the ability to work both as a key team member and proactively on an individual basis.
  • Work effectively under tight deadlines.
  • Possess excellent relationship management skills with proven experience in account/customer/donor management.
  • Show proven experience in stewardship and developing new business.
  • Work effectively in a target-driven environment and deliver on allocated targets.
  • Display excellent presentation, written and verbal communication, and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrate strong business and commercial acumen.
  • Ability to work independently and identify opportunities.
  • Possess flexibility, innovation, initiative, and a growth mindset.

Salary: DOE

Focus Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.


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