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Barnardos: Donor Marketing Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Ireland’s leading children’s charity is recruiting:

Donor Marketing Administrator

Location: Christchurch Square, Dublin 8 / Hybrid Contract: Fulltime (37 hours)and Specific purpose (maternity cover contract) Salary: €24,715 - €38,286 Depending of Previous Experience

Why work at Barnardos?

At Barnardos we seek to ensure that we have the best people working with us to support our work with children and families. The benefits of working with Barnardos are designed to promote continual professional development and a work-life balance for the most rewarding working experience.

  • Barnardos offers a competitive salary – recognising the experience you bring to the role

  • Generous annual leave entitlements plus discretionary Company days

  • Positive working environment with family friendly ethos and work - life balance policy

  • Tax saver and bike to work schemes in operation

  • Employee pension scheme with employer contribution

  • Paid sick leave

  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including Employee Assistance programme

Job purpose

Barnardos is one of the largest children’s charities in Ireland. The charity has been providing life-changing supports to vulnerable children and their families throughout Ireland for 60 years. Barnardos’ supporters are so important in helping the charity carry out this work, and in return, we want to make sure those supporters get the best experience when they do choose to support our work. As one of the key support roles within the Donor Marketing team, the successful candidate for this role will play an essential part in ensuring an excellent donor care experience for existing and prospective donors. This person will assist with the implementation of the overall fundraising strategy to raise vital voluntary income for Barnardos’ work with children and families all over Ireland

Personal attributes

  • Great communication and presentation skills; verbal, written and face-to-face, with excellent attention to detail.

  • Flexible, innovative and shows initiative.

  • Excellent telephone manner.

  • Good working knowledge of marketing databases.

  • Excellent project management and planning skills.

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.

  • The ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent computer skills and working experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database packages (Raisers Edge/MS Dynamics preferable but not essential).

  • Experience processing data under GDPR guidelines


  • Minimum of 2 years’ administration experience, of which at least one year’s experience in customer care or not for profit fundraising/marketing essential.

  • Exposure to other elements of fundraising and/or telemarketing activity would be very beneficial but is not essential.


  • Minimum: Junior cycle certificate of achievement or equivalent, level of education.

  • Relevant third level qualification desirable but not essential with relevant experience gained either in the corporate or voluntary sector.

For full job description and to apply please visit Current Job Vacancies – Barnardos

Closing date: 12pm Wednesday 19 July 2023

Interview date: To be Confirmed

Shortlisting will apply (please note, CVs are not accepted on their own, candidates must complete and submit our application form through Barnardos website).

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