Fundraising Manager – Sensational Kids


About Sensational Kids

Sensational Kids is an innovative, award winning, non-profit positively impacting the lives of thousands of children with additional needs throughout Ireland. Sensational Kids has four child development centres providing subsidised therapeutic services, such as occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, play therapy and educational psychology in Kildare, Mayo, Monaghan & West Cork. Sensational Kids operate as a social enterprise with charitable status, raising funds through traded income and donor supports which help to subsidise the services.

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About the Role

This is an exciting role for an ambitious fundraising professional who is committed to delivering on the vision and mission of Sensational Kids. The Fundraising Manager will be responsible for meeting and exceeding agreed targets and objectives through engagement with a pipeline of prospects, maximising core fundraised income through individual giving, corporate partnerships and philanthropic donors. Reporting directly to the CEO, the successful candidate will build out a fundraising team to support the function, and operationalise the organisation’s new fundraising strategy, which has been created in line with the organisation’s wider strategic goals.

Sensational Kids is seeking an experienced and dynamic Fundraising Manager with a proven track record in developing fundraised income in a growing organisation, with a particular focus on securing funding through developing new fundraising products for individual giving, corporate donors, legacy giving and major gifts. This challenging role demands an energetic and passionate individual with the ability to champion the organisation’s vision, mission and values among potential donors to support the organisation’s continued growth.

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How to Apply

To apply or to discuss the role further, please contact Orla Dolan at or at (086) 792 4696. Please send your cover letter and CV in Word doc format only. The closing date for applications is Friday, 5th January.