About Novas

Novas is a voluntary organisation and Approved Housing Body working with families and single adults who are disadvantaged and socially excluded; primarily those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. They provide a range of services and accommodation for marginalised households throughout Ireland. They offer bespoke, client-centred services, based on more than 20 years’ experience of working with people who are homeless in Ireland. They believe everyone is entitled to a home.

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About the Role

NOVAS is looking to hire an experienced fundraising professional who will act as a key member of the Fundraising Team. The post-holder will be responsible for initiating, creating, developing and driving the organisation’s individual giving programme to deliver significant income growth, with an emphasis on committed giving.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the successful candidate will help to operationalise the organisation’s new fundraising strategy which has been created in line with the organisation’s wider strategic goals by maximising existing partnerships and building a database of potential and future donors.

To be successful in this role, the post holder will need to be a highly organised, detail-oriented individual with strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate will be a team player and strong storyteller, with the ability to communicate the organisation’s vision, mission and values to potential donors to support the organisation’s continued growth.

To be successful in this role, the post holder will need to be a committed and determined individual with prior experience of creating fundraising campaigns and building out a donor base. The ideal candidate will have a data-driven mindset, will be comfortable working on their own autonomy and analysing the organisation’s donor-base for effective stewardship. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong desire to grow with the organisation as it continues to grow its fundraising team.

How to Apply

This recruitment campaign is being managed exclusively by 2into3 on behalf of Novas. To apply, to discuss further, or to request a copy of the candidate briefing document, please contact Jesse Kennedy at or at (087) 615-0416. Please send your CV and a cover letter, in Word doc format only. The closing date for applications is Friday, January 26th.