The Corporate Account Mgr will drive corporate fundraising and sponsorship for Special Olympics Irl by managing existing key accounts and securing new business.
Summary: Special Olympics Ireland is seeking to appoint a dynamic, self-motivated and target driven Corporate Account Manager to join our fundraising team on a 12-month contract. Working closely with the Director, Fundraising Manager and Regional Fundraising Team, the results focussed Corporate Account Manager will drive corporate fundraising and sponsorship for the organisation by managing existing key accounts and securing new business.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement the corporate fundraising strategy for the organisation.
Relationship management of existing corporate partnerships including eir, Gala Retail, Kerry Group and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Execute activity such as contract negotiation, fundraising and activity plans, proposals, presentations, invoicing, contact and impact reports. Actively seek new business opportunities within existing accounts while continuously seeking to improve account service levels.
Develop new business for the organisation in the areas of sponsorship, corporate fundraising and campaigns. Network at all levels to build new relationships for the organisation.
Innovate with digital and social technologies to engage new and existing corporate partners.
Coordinate and write grant applications to secure funding
Track, manage and record corporate activity on CRM system
Manage corporate budget and return on investment from corporate activities.
Work closely with the Fundraising Manager and Regional Fundraising Coordinators to deliver on corporate income targets.
Work closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager on sponsorship deliverables and corporate communication plan
Build strong internal relationships with key functions in Special Olympics including sport, volunteers and regional offices
Knowledge & Experience:
Experience in a similar role is essential
Proven experience in achieving and delivering on income targets
Experienced networker with an ability to manage multiple relationships at all levels
A third level qualification in a relevant discipline
Strong ability to manage budgets, finance and fundraising
Experience / knowledge of the not-for-profit sector is an advantage
Skills & Competencies
Strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to network and influence at all levels
Demonstrable ability to achieve set targets/goals
Excellent presentation delivery skills
Digital marketing experience is an advantage
A full driving licence and access to a car as this position requires some travel.
Flexibility to travel as required.
Do you have experience in a targeted business development role? Y/N
What are your salary expectations? Y/N
Do you possess a driving licence and transport? Y/N
If you are interested in applying for this position please send a current C.V. along with your answers to the above questions
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