Dogs Trust

Jobs

We occasionally have career vacancies at our Dublin Head Office and our Rehoming Centre.

Our centre employs a number of staff to deal with a variety of duties ranging from day-to-day management to ensuring the well-being of the dogs in our care. We look for people who have empathy with the aims and objectives of the Charity.

Current vacancies

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Dogs Trust Ireland is the largest dog welfare charity in Ireland. Last year, Dogs Trust Ireland rehomed over 1,000 dogs. We love dogs. It’s why we do whatever we can to improve dog welfare and make sure that every dog can live the full life they deserve.

As an organisation we are reliant on voluntary donations to continue our work. Currently Dogs Trust Ireland receives modest donations from corporations, it is our belief that there is tremendous potential to substantially increase funding from these sources which will allow us to expand our work significantly.

In line with our strategic development plan, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Corporate Partnerships Manager.This is an exciting new role, and the successful candidate will lead on the implementation of the charity's new business development for prospective Dogs Trust Ireland’s partners and will be responsible for managing the Corporate Partnerships Team.

The Corporate Partnerships Manager will proactively develop and secure a pipeline of strategic, corporate partnerships, identify funding opportunities, write bids and proposals, and generate leads for Dogs Trust Ireland. They will be a comfortable networker with a keen business eye, and an appetite to identify, develop and implement opportunities for the growth of Dogs Trust Ireland particularly via corporate partnerships.

Managing relationships and negotiating successful outcomes underpins the success of this role. You will have a proven track record of excellent business development techniques and results, alongside your experience of building successful partnerships and relationships at all levels.

In this role, they will drive business development from the corporate sector, securing annual and multi-year partnerships. This is likely to cover a broad spectrum of partnership types including corporate donations from corporate social responsibility and sustainability teams, cause-related marketing schemes, sponsorship, pro bono.

The successful candidate will have excellent experience within corporate partnership fundraising. They will have strong communication skills and will enjoy building excellent relationships both externally and internally. They will be able to work independently, innovatively and take initiative. A strategic thinker brimming with innovative and creative ways to win new business and will be confident presenting to internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact David Casey.

A full job description is available on request.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover letter by email on [email protected] 

Closing Date for Applications is planned for Monday, 14th February 2022 but may be extended.

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Closing date:

14 February 2022


Philantrophy Manager

Dogs Trust Ireland is the largest dog welfare charity in Ireland. Last year, Dogs Trust Ireland rehomed over 1,000 dogs. We love dogs. It’s why we do whatever we can to improve dog welfare and make sure that every dog can live the full life they deserve.

As an organisation we are reliant on voluntary donations to continue our work, it is our belief that there is tremendous potential to substantially increase funding from these sources which will allow us to expand our work significantly.

As a result, Dogs Trust Ireland is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative, and confident Philanthropy Manager with experience of developing relationships and securing income from major donors.

Reporting to the Head of Development, you will be responsible for managing and growing the philanthropy (major donor) income stream. You will help in the development of the charity's philanthropy strategy and ensure effective stewardship of all existing philanthropic relationships.

As Philanthropy Manager you will develop and implement an effective major giving strategy that will support Dogs Trust Ireland’s ambitious growth plans and ensure that they both strengthen relationships with existing supporters as well as proactively engaging new ones. The Philanthropy Manager will cultivate a portfolio of prospects to generate income while delivering an exceptional donor experience.

The successful candidate for this role will be an ambitious and target driven fundraiser with outstanding written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and the ability to build lasting relationships with supporters and colleagues.

We are looking for someone who has excellent attention to detail, exceptional stewardship skills and who can proactively seek out new opportunities with initiative, tenacity and creativity and make a meaningful contribution to our fundraising strategy and be confident prospecting and researching in these areas. Ideally you will have experience managing individuals but most importantly you should be a natural relationship builder with the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders with ease and professionalism.

We are a value driven organisation and are looking for someone who is compassionate, empowering straightforward, inclusive, and positive to support the vital work of our fundraising team in building effective stakeholder and funder relationships.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact David Casey.

A full job description is available on request.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover letter by email on [email protected]  

Closing Date for Applications is planned for Monday, 14th February 2022 but may be extended.

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Closing date:

14 February 2022


Home from Home & Volunteer Coordinator (Munster/Midlands)

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is delighted to be recruiting for two highly efficient, organised, positive and proactive individuals with the ability to confidently work on their own initiative for the position of ‘Home from Home & Volunteer Coordinator’. One role will be based in Munster and second in the Midlands area of Ireland. Each postholder will be required to be living in the area of Ireland where the role is based.

The Home from Home & Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the local recruitment, induction and retention of Foster carers and Volunteers to support the Dogs Trust regional rehoming programmes in the area, and for liaising with partner vet practices to ensure standards of care, treatment and welfare are met.

Successful candidates will engage with dog care businesses and organisations, in particular with veterinary practices, and be the primary point of contact for Dogs Trust in the region, growing the organisation’s presence and engaging with the community at all levels.

They will liaise with other Dogs Trust staff regarding the suitability of dogs for the scheme and ensure they are closely matched to the right foster carer.

The successful candidate must have experience in dealing with dogs and their care, with excellent people skills and great administration skills.

A qualification and/or experience in veterinary nursing, veterinary administration, or animal care and experience working with volunteers or in customer service would be desirable. If successful, duties and salary can be discussed to reflect the level of qualification/experience of the candidate.

Full, clean manual Irish driving licence is essential for the role.

A full job description for this position is available on our website. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Kamila Gero.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover letter by email on [email protected]  

Please include one of the below in your subject line depending on which position you are applying for:

Name + Surname, Home from Home & Volunteer Coordinator, Munster

OR

Name + Surname, Home from Home & Volunteer Coordinator, Midlands

Closing Date for Applications is Monday, 31st January 2022

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

Full-Time, Permanent

Closing date:

31 January 2022

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