Fundraising Office Coordinator – Cork Simon Community

Cork Simon Community works in solidarity with men and women who are homeless in Cork, offering housing and support in their journey back to independent living. We promote a socially just society and campaign for a society without homelessness.

The Community works to a set of six core values: Community, Diversity, Social Justice, Voluntarism, Commitment to Care and Inclusion.

Cork Simon Community is currently seeking applications for the position of Fundraising Office Coordinator:

Role Objective:
Working as a member of the Fundraising team, the Fundraising Office Coordinator will fulfil a pivotal support function assisting the Fundraising Team to achieve strategic objectives and ambitious income targets. The role is based in Cork city.

Some of the key duties of the role include:
Carry out monthly reconciliation of Fundraising Department and Finance Department data
Record and process donations, prepare lodgements and lodge to bank as required
Coordinate and oversee various Fundraising rotas including lodgements, reception cover etc.
Prepare and maintain a schedule of grant-making Trust and Foundation deadlines, application criteria etc.
Deal with queries and contact from members of the public, donors and supporters in a professional, timely and appropriate fashion
Oversee the Gift-in-Kind project
In consultation with the Head of Fundraising devise, implement and monitor systems and processes to ensure efficient and effective operation of the project
Coordinate the Fundraising Volunteer task plan identifying and allocating tasks to the Fundraising office volunteer team
Supervise Community Employment Scheme Staff on a day-to-day basis and carry out monthly supervision sessions
Identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and cost savings within Fundraising Office activities and functions
Continuously monitor Fundraising Office activities and functions and, in consultation with the Head of Fundraising, devise and implement change programmes where necessary
Participate in shared activities and shared staff rotas undertaken by the Fundraising team e.g. reception cover, banking, attending events, cheque presentations, etc.

Person Specification:
Candidates will have:
Numeracy and report writing skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
IT skills
Problem solving skills
A minimum of 2 year experience in one or more of the following areas: fundraising, administration, finance or appropriate and transferable experience
A full clean driving licence
A relevant third level degree

An Application Form and a Role Profile and Personal Specification are available on our website or can be requested by e-mail or by telephone 021 4929408.

The closing date for receipt of completed Application Forms is 5pm, Thursday 13 July 2017.

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