Community & Corporate Fundraising Administrator (Maternity Cover) Reference No: VA121 Location: SVP House, Dublin 1 Duration: Specific Purpose Hours: 37.5 hours per week Published: Wednesday 22nd February 2023 Closing Date: 4pm Wednesday 8th March 2023 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community & Corporate Fundraising Administrator to join our team in National Office. The post holder will support Conference centric fundraising, proactively engaging with SVP Regions, Areas and Conferences, ensuring that they have the resources, materials and information needed to fundraise. And innovate new ways to support Regions, Areas and Conferences with their Fundraising. The role support corporate engagement and the development of corporate programme and strategy and administers the national CHY charity tax back programme for the Society. This is a great opportunity to join one of Ireland’s largest voluntary organisations and make a difference in your community. Why work with SVP? SVP Benefits
23 days annual leave for all staff; Additional day’s leave at 5, 10, 15 & 20 years, with a cap of 27 annual leave days. Pension: 5% employer and employee contribution with an option to increase to 7%.
2 discretionary days (Good Friday & Christmas Eve) Group discount for Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF)
Paid Sick Leave (following probation period with entitlement increasing with length of service) Education Support for job relevant courses
Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave (18 weeks full maternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service & 2 weeks full paternity leave pay for staff with more than 12 months service Employee Assistance Programme
Life Assurance – four times annual salary Life Appreciation Recognition: Additional one-off 5 days annual leave allocated in year that 25-, 30-, 35- & 40-years’ service achieved, plus €250 voucher
Christmas Voucher: €250 voucher for all staff (subject to terms of policy) Retirement: Staff with 10+ years’ service will receive a €250 voucher on retirement
Hybrid/Flexible Working Available
SVP support and embrace Flexible Working, including working from home, in line with the SVP Flexible Working Policy, where appropriate and subject to role requirements.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Educated to degree level in a marketing, communications or business area is desirable.
Educated to Leaving Certificate level, however an office administration or computer software course would be beneficial.
CII Fundraising Diploma Cert desirable
Knowledge of the Society and of its mission and values.
Knowledge of needs and issues of the poor and disadvantaged.
Good knowledge of marketing techniques would be desirable.
Strong administration and database management experience required is essential.
Experience in similar role of community fundraising would be desirable.
Experience of coordinating/ administering the CHY process desirable
Excellent organisational and administrative skills is essential.
Excellent communication skills verbal, by phone written and face to face is essential.
Flexibility, innovation and initiative.
Strong level of attention to detail.
The ability to juggle a wide range of activities and priorities own workload and meet deadlines.
Good software skills with a working experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, databases etc.
Ability to work well within a team as well as work on own initiative to achieve objectives.
ABOUT SVP: SVP is a large, national, voluntary organisation with extensive experience of working with a diverse range of people who experience poverty and exclusion. Through its network of over 12,000 volunteers and 700 staff, it is strongly committed to working for social justice and advocates the creation of a more just and caring society. SVP employs people to support volunteers in a variety of settings including housing, community care, shops, administration and other specialist areas How to Apply: If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations, please complete the online application. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted. SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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Date Entered/Updated: 22nd Feb, 2023 Expiry Date: 8th Mar, 2023 Region: Dublin 1