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

Head of Donor Marketing

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is currently seeking a strategic thinker who is collaborative, reliable and experienced for the position of Head of Donor Marketing.

Head of Donor Marketing will have full accountability for acquisition and retention of individual giving supporters. They will be accountable for significant income generation targets through the management of our regular giving & sponsorship, direct marketing, tax-efficient giving, telemarketing, community fundraising events and retail programmes. They will be responsible for the management, growth and strategic direction of our legacy fundraising and our retention programmes. The role will provide expert leadership, further developing our strategies for stable growth within our core fundraising channels.

The successful candidate will have an extensive and highly developed specialist fundraising knowledge at a senior level. A proven background in delivering effective large-scale individual giving programmes is essential, as well as proven background in large scale budget management and people management at a senior level. In addition, the successful candidate will be self-motivated; high performing, and a proven strategic thinker with experience of developing and implementing strategy. They will have outstanding interpersonal relationship management and leadership skills.

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]

Closing Date for Applications is Monday, 26th September 2022

Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, 29th September 2022

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

Permanent, Full Time

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Canine Carer

We are currently seeking to recruit a Canine Carer for our rehoming centre in Dublin.

The Canine Carer will be responsible to provide the highest levels of care and welfare management to dogs in the rehoming centre: working towards preparing them for rehoming. They also will be responsible for working to Dogs Trust Ireland’s codes of practice and Safety, Health and Welfare guidelines and deliver excellent customer service to ensure suitable forever homes are found for the dogs in our care.

The successful candidate will be a reliable, hardworking and enthusiastic individual with a passion for dogs and the mission of Dogs Trust Ireland, coupled with the skills required to communicate this passion to members of the public.

Interpersonal, organisational and customer service skills and full driver's licence are essential for the role.

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] 

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities employer

Contract Type:

Full time, Pemanent

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Philanthropy Officer

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a Philanthropy Officer to join the team at Dogs Trust Ireland. In this role you will support and work closely with the Philanthropy Manager and be responsible for account management and development of major donor relationships.

As part of the Philanthropy Fundraising Team, you will be responsible for the day-to-day account management, development, planning and forecasting of philanthropic growth. You will help in the development of the charity's philanthropy strategy and ensure effective stewardship of all existing philanthropic relationships.

The ideal candidate will need to have knowledge of philanthropic sector and identify any opportunities and risks for Dogs Trust. They will have proven track record of delivering exceptional account management for major donors and foundations to meet agreed targets and creation of relationship pipelines for future philanthropic engagements.

Dogs Trust Ireland is at an exciting point in the next stage of its journey and this opportunity will give you the chance to put a personal stamp on the actions we are taking to improve the quality of care we can provide to the dogs in our care and the greater dog community at large. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves relationship building and is keen to learn about the importance of philanthropy in society and its role in the third sector. It is perfect for someone who has evidence of successful relationship building within a private sector or charity sector role. If you are a people person this is the role for you.

The Candidate

  • You will be an enthusiastic, confident, highly motivated, target oriented and have excellent communication and networking skills, be open to new ideas and a creative thinker
  • Excellent IT skills including use of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage and take responsibility for own workload, manage multiple priorities and to work independently

If you like the sound of this position, think you have what we are looking for then we would like to hear from you.

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]

Closing Date for Applications is Wednesday, 12th October 2022

Dogs Trust Ireland CLG is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Contract Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Closing date:

12 October 2022

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