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Corporate Fundraiser

ALONEDublin 8Full-time


ALONE is a national organisation that supports and empowers older people to age happily and securely at home. We support individuals and their families, work with other organisations, and campaign nationwide to improve the lives of older people.

We work with all older people, including those who are lonely, isolated, homeless, living in poverty, or are facing other difficulties. We support them through these challenges to help them find long-term solutions.

We are currently seeking to recruit a dynamic Corporate Fundraiser who will work as part of a team to deliver an ambitious fundraising strategy. Responsible to Fundraising Manager.

Overall responsibility

To support the work of ALONE’s fundraising team and to raise funds from ALONE’s existing corporate partners as well as develop new business opportunities within the corporate sector.

To ensure good donor care and stewardship.

To manage ALONE‘s corporate fundraising events and to support community fundraising as required.

To identify and manage 3rd party fundraising opportunities.

To work across teams to help ensure the delivery of ALONE’s strategic goals.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Retaining and developing existing corporate relationships
  • Recruiting new corporate supporters
  • Managing corporate social events with older people
  • Responsibility for corporate volunteering days - logistics, planning and implementation
  • Assisting with planning and executing community fundraising activity from Facebook Challenges to third-party events including VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, Hell and Back, etc.
  • Working with our communications team to provide content and agree coverage and scheduling for fundraising events and projects
  • Researching grant opportunities from National and International sources.
  • Working across teams to identify funding opportunities
  • Producing impact reports for previously won grants
  • Developing Community and Corporate content for marketing materials
  • Researching new corporate funding opportunities
  • Participating in relevant fundraising networks
  • Managing junior team members as required
  • Supporting any other fundraising activity as required

Skills and Background

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a fundraising role
  • Experience of managing multi-level partnerships
  • Excellent communications skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience using CRM Systems and MS Office (Excel, Word, Teams…)
  • Analytical and reporting skills
  • Proficient at pitching and experience of closing sales
  • Ability to work well within a team and to develop good cross-department relationships within ALONE


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous fundraising experience
  • Ability to work in a flexible working environment while maintaining focus on key role and responsibilities.
  • Full clean Driving licence


  • Previous experience in corporate fundraising
  • Good presentation skills
  • Experience using Salesforce

Person Specification

  • 3rd level qualification in fundraising/marketing/business
  • Previous fundraising experience
  • Self-motivated, flexible person who is committed to our mission
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and experience of working well with people
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent computer literacy and ability to adapt to new systems
  • Experience in analysis and reporting
  • Strong time management and excellent planning and project management skills
  • An ability to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality and respect

Further Details

• The position is full-time and dependent on annual funding

• We work a minimum 35-hour work-week in a good environment

• The position will be remotely based initially and then at our Head Office at Olympic House, Pleasants Street, Dublin 8 after Covid-19 workplace restrictions have been lifted

• Remote Induction and training will be carried out on commencement in the role

• Competitive salary, 24 days’ annual leave, Employee Assistance Programme, Bike to Work and TaxSaver Travel schemes

To Apply

Please click Apply Now to upload a copy of your CV along with a cover letter stating what interests you about working with ALONE, the role, and your availability.

The closing date for applications is 17th January 2022.

The salary scale offered for this position will depend on skills and experience. 

ALONE is an equal opportunity employer.

The closing date for applications is Monday the 17th of January 2022

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