Corporate Engagement Coordinator
Posted on Jan 1, 2020 by Sightsavers
Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Engagement Coordinator to join the Major Giving team. Major Giving in Sightsavers Ireland is an income category that is growing year on year and is an area that has the potential to grow significantly in the next few years. The Major Giving team manage three specific areas; Trusts and Foundations, Major Donors and Corporate Partnerships.
The Corporate Engagement Coordinator will report to and work alongside the Head of Major Giving to coordinate the growing number of corporate engagement campaigns that the Major Giving team are delivering each year.
About the Role
The Corporate Engagement Coordinator plays an integral role in the team, delivering significant income on key campaigns to ensure continuous growth for Sightsavers Ireland. They will be required to:
- manage the portfolio of Trusts and Foundations in the Irish market to include proposal and report writing
- coordinate the corporate engagement campaigns in the Major Giving calendar
- drive new corporate fundraising initiatives
- research and identify new opportunities and initiatives
- support the process of developing potential donors
- provide excellent donor care to both new and existing Sightsavers' supporters
- assist in events that are key in growing relationships with new and existing donors
- cold call to identify key contacts within organisations for staff fundraising initiatives.
The successful candidate will ideally have:
- brilliant communication skills
- excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- marketing skills and experience
- the ability to use a variety of different software systems
- good analytical skills in order to prioritise and plan opportunities
- excellent interpersonal skills
- an interest in the charity sector or prior experience in sales and marketing
This is a rewarding, demanding and diverse role and more detail may be found in the job description.
Interviews are anticipated to take place w/c Monday 27 January 2020 at our offices in Dublin