Jobs

Fundraiser

Responsible for fundraising for The NCFA.  Reports to the CEO and board of directors.

Job brief

You will work closely with The NCFA board of directors coordinating its fundraising activities.  You will devise and implement a fundraising strategy of income-generating activities, aiming to meet or surpass an income target.

Day to day

Devise a fundraising strategy to be approved by the chief executive or senior leadership team

Co-ordinate and manage fundraising, comprising community, trust, corporate, major donor and digital fundraising, across the organisation.

  • If necessary, manage and motivate a team of volunteers who engage in fundraising activities
  • Build relationships with high profile and high net worth individuals as potential donors to the organisation
  • Build relationships with charitable trusts, foundations and other institutional funders
  • Write or approve funding applications to charitable trusts and foundations
  • Attend networking events and meetings with potential donors
  • Prepare reports and give presentations on fundraising progress to the senior leadership team and the trustee board

Skills

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills: you will need to make regular presentations to trustees, senior managers or potential donors and write winning fundraising applications
  • Networking skills: you will be called upon to represent the NCFA to high profile and high net worth individuals and persuade them that the NCFA cause is one they should contribute to
  • Effective management skills: you will need to be efficient in all areas of management skills and prioritising work load.
  • Digital skills: Mobile and online giving are an increasingly integral part of the fundraising mix. You will need to be adept at using these technologies and aware of their fundraising potential
  • Innovation skills: You will need strong ideas about how to hit fundraising targets into constantly changing climates.
  • Budget management skills: You need to be able to work effectively with limited resources

Experience

A track record of up to five years’ successful fundraising in the charity sector is desired.

For more information: Please contact:  Ernie Brennan, NCFA CEO

Projects Administrator

(Part time)

Responsible for supporting The NCFA’s projects.  Reports to the Chair and board of directors.

Job brief

NCFA are looking for a reliable Projects Administrator.  You will undertake administrative tasks, ensuring the rest of the staff has adequate support to work efficiently.

 

The tasks of the Projects Administrator will include project preparation: proof reading, writing, co- designing peace education workshops, tool kits and resources, bookkeeping and supporting NCFA staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritizing and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated and trustworthy.

 

The Projects Administrator ensures smooth running of The NCFA’s office and contributes in driving sustainable growth.

Responsibilities

  • Support project activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to NCFA policies
  • Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments etc. for the upper management
  • Manage phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
  • Create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
  • Track stocks of office supplies and place orders when necessary
  • Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned
  • Assist colleagues whenever necessary

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a project administrator, experience in education or other relevant role
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with project administrative procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and office management software
  • Qualifications in the education sector will be an advantage
  • Degree level qualification; BSc/BA in office administration or relevant field is preferred

For more information: Please contact:  Brendan Hanlon, NCFA Chairman

Head of Marketing

(Volunteer)

NCFA are predominantly a volunteer organisation.  We exist to protect childhood through play.  Our volunteer workforce come from a diverse representation of football practitioners; grass roots game, professional game, primary, secondary, special needs and further education, key service agencies, parents, senior citizens, pupils and students.

If you feel you can give young people the opportunity and access to play football for fun in any format and provide an environment where all inclusion is a childhood right – then we would love to hear from you.

For more information: Please contact:  Brendan Hanlon, NCFA Chairman

Volunteer Project Managers & Free v Free Facilitators

NCFA are predominantly a volunteer organisation.  We exist to protect childhood through play.  Our volunteer workforce come from a diverse representation of football practitioners; grass roots game, professional game, primary, secondary, special needs and further education, key service agencies, parents, senior citizens, pupils and students.

If you feel you can give young people the opportunity and access to play football for fun in any format and provide an environment where all inclusion is a childhood right – then we would love to hear from you.

For more information: Please contact:  Brendan Hanlon, NCFA Chairman

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