Senior Development Manager
The Douglas Hyde now has a vacancy for a part-time Development Manager. This role is part-funded by the Arts Council through the RAISE Programme, an initiative aimed to promote private investment and drive philanthropic activity for arts and cultural organisations in receipt of statutory funding from the Government.
- Salary: €25,000 – €27,500 for 3 days (€50,000-€55,000 FTE).
- Position: Senior Development Manager.
- Type of Role: 2-year contract. Part-time (3 days per week).
- Location: Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2. Hybrid, flexible working available.
About The Douglas Hyde
The Douglas Hyde is a space to see and learn about contemporary art. Co-founded by the Arts Council and Trinity College Dublin in 1978, for over 40 years it has shaped generations of artists and arts audiences. Located in the heart of Dublin City at the entrance to Trinity College, it is the leading platform for contemporary art in Ireland, bringing the best of international contemporary art to Ireland and the best of Irish contemporary art to the world.
We place artists at the centre of what we do. We value excellence, enquiry, experimentation and diversity. We deliver opportunities for the creation of new artworks, commissioning emerging and established Irish and international artists. We present these new artworks in the gallery and beyond its walls to produce extraordinary and inspiring experiences. We believe the arts can play a vital role in everyone’s life. We build connections and foster collaboration, bringing new diverse audiences to contemporary art, and sharing new ways of seeing and engaging with the world around us.
About the Role
The Douglas Hyde is now seeking to recruit an experienced and energetic senior fundraising professional who will work with their passionate team to create and implement an exciting fundraising strategy that is inspiring and delivers. They will work in the national and international space with responsibility for fostering relationships with key stakeholders and funders, from audiences, artists, statutory funding bodies, friends and patrons of the Gallery and corporate partners.
This is a new and very exciting role. The person assuming the position of Senior Development Manager will develop and lead on new initiatives to engage with Individual donors, Trusts and Foundations as well as crafting strategies to create sustainable Corporate Partnerships and new sponsorship opportunities. They will be an active participant, representing the Gallery at cultivation events.
This role is part-funded by the Arts Council through the RAISE Programme, an initiative aimed to promote private investment and drive philanthropic activity for arts and cultural organisations in receipt of statutory funding from the Government. Find more information about the RAISE Programme here.
To succeed in this role, you will have a demonstrable track record of success at senior level in a fundraising role (2 years +), with particular experience in Corporate Partnerships, Individual Giving and Trusts and Foundations. You will be highly organised and possess excellent communication skills, You will thrive on the challenge of a varied week and most importantly you will be willing to take the lead on fundraising initiatives.
If you possess this experience and appreciate the Arts and the impact it can make in people’s lives… this could be the role for you!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the full job description, candidate information pack, and application details for this role. Please use the job title Senior Development Manager and name of the organisation, The Douglas Hyde as the subject of your email.
The recruitment campaign for the role of Development Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of the The Douglas Hyde/RAISE by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.
Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 6th September