Job title:

Fundraising Data Specialist

Location: Dublin
Salary: 33,000 – 37,000 euros + great benefits

ActionAid Ireland is part of the ActionAid International federation, in 2016 we worked with 15 million people in 45 countries. We work at local, national and international levels to address the policies that keep the balance of power stacked against people on lowest incomes.

We are seeking a database professional with an understanding of fundraising or customer data for a core role in our Individual Giving team. This appointment comes at a key time for ActionAid Ireland, with our new strategy which places individual giving (direct marketing) at the centre of our fundraising efforts.

This role is a great opportunity to develop your experience, with responsibilities including:

• Managing ActionAid’s database of supporters and income-processing

• Designing and implementing processes for donor journeys

• Providing timely and accurate finance and fundraising reports

• Maintaining data accuracy and quality of the database

• Highlighting donor trends and fundraising learning

To be successful, we see you bringing to ActionAid Ireland:

● Database management experience – experience of fundraising database (Raiser’s Edge) package would be an advantage, but not essential

● Experience in an analytical role, interrogating supporter /customer data within a CRM or external analysis tools

● A strong understanding of common Windows desktop applications, in particular advanced Excel skills

● Understanding of direct-response fundraising or direct marketing.

If you are looking to develop your career and join a team dedicated to ensuring people globally can lead lives of dignity and hope, please email your CV or contact us with any questions.

As well as those in the not for profit sector we are particularly keen to hear from those looking to transfer their experience from the commercial sector.

Application Details:

CV and Supporting Statement by Friday 1st December to

For an informal conversation, please contact Anton Packheiser on (44) 07749 858597


Job Title:

Communications, Digital & Campaigns Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover).

Location: Dublin
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience

Main Responsibilities

  • Implement the Communications Plan in support of ActionAid’s Fundraising, Public Engagement and Campaign goals.
  • Build and maintain a strong identity and brand for ActionAid Ireland as a social justice organisation working to end poverty and promote equality.
  • Lead and implement a Digital Acquisition strategy for Regular Giving and Cash / emergency donors
  • Build loyalty and retention of ActionAid’s supporters through devising and implementing high-quality supporter communications

See full Job Description for Comms, Digital and Campaigns Coordinator – Maternity Cover

This is a fixed term contract for Maternity cover, starting in mid-January to enable a comprehensive handover. To fulfil this position you will require the following:

Skills and attributes:

  • Versatile writer with the ability to convey complex information in a user-friendly way
  • Good media contacts and ability to identify newsworthy stories
  • Strong Project management skills and ability to work on own initiative, exceptionally organised with good time management skills
  • Strong ability to work effectively as a team member and to collaborate across the organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues in other markets and other organisations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong social media and digital skills
  • Capacity to keep abreast of the changing political and sectoral environment
  • Capacity to access, analyse and make appropriate use of relevant research
  • Willingness to travel in Ireland and abroad if required
  • Commitment to ending poverty, social justice and equality

I.T. Skills

  • Competence with MailChimp and Survey Monkey (or similar platforms)
  • Experience with CMS systems, ideally WordPress.
  • Outlook and Microsoft Packages – advanced level (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experienced user of Google Adwords and Analytics
  • Knowledge of design software and graphic design an advantage

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in a Communications and/or a Marketing-related discipline.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working in a communications, media or digital role
  • Experienced and regular user of IT communication tools.
  • A good understanding, interest in and experience of development issues and current affairs.

Applicants should complete and submit the Application Form (Comms Co-ordinator) to by 13.00 on Friday 24 November 2017. Please ensure you have read the Job Description in full before completing the application form.

If you have questions in advance please email

Interviews will be held in Dublin the week of 4 December 2017

Job Title:

Financial Consultant

The Finance Consultant will provide overall financial management support to ActionAid Ireland, its donors, partners and to ActionAid International, ensuring the requirements of local and international law are complied with, within the framework of policies and procedures established by ActionAid internationally.

This is a fixed term contract, 14 days per month, starting immediately and running to end March 2018.

The Finance Consultant will provide strategic level financial reports, analysis and technical advice on ActionAid Ireland’s finances to help ensure ActionAid Ireland’s overall strategic objectives are met. The specific tasks include to produce monthly Management accounts, year-end accounts and ensure the external Audit is completed by end February 2018.

Key Activities:

·         Keep ActionAid Ireland’s Board and Management Team informed and updated about the organisation’s finances.

·         Support the Treasurer to report on the Annual audited Financial Statements and Report to the AGM in mid-April 2018.

·         Establish links with other Heads of Finance & Finance Support Officers in Europe and internationally and participate as necessary (virtual).

·         Ensure ActionAid Ireland funds and assets are being used for the purpose donors’ intended.

For more information or a full job description please email

Volunteer with ActionAid

ActionAid Ireland does not send volunteers overseas because we prefer to hire and train local talent in the countries we support however we often have opportunities for volunteers in Ireland. Please contact us at or + 353 (0) 1 878 7911 to find out more.


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