Corporate Philanthropy Manager


Opportunity for a Corporate Philanthropy Manager to join our mission.

Who we are:

We are a small and growing group of passionate advocates out to change the world for children and families with
autism. Since 2010, Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland has trained and placed highly skilled assistance dogs that
provide a safer and more stable environment for children with autism. This important work opens up a whole new
world of opportunity and possibility for families! Without our team, none of this would be possible. We are a
diverse and dynamic group who are unified in our commitment to this important work!

Who you are:

You are an ambitious, talented, and creative professional who wants to feel like their work matters. You want to
share with people the opportunity to get involved in our work, and develop long-lasting and rewarding relationships
with businesses and their leaders. You thrive in social settings and are excited by the prospect of delivering value
to Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland and our corporate partners across the country. You are a good communicator,
in-person and electronically. You are organised, proactive, and prepared. You are experienced with computers,
databases, and ordinary business computer programmes. You are detail oriented, understanding that relationships
are based on trust, and trust is sometimes earned by delivering on our commitments.

Work Environment:

You will work closely with a fundraising team that feeds off each other’s ideas and energy. You are accountable to
the Head of Fundraising who looks forward to collaborating with you to develop rewarding opportunities for people
to engage people in our mission. You will collaboratively develop ambitious goals for the organisation, and will be
nurtured in your success.
Your Responsibilities
- You will collaboratively develop and implement a corporate funding strategy to grow and diversify AADI’s revenue
and enable it to deliver on our mission, including lead generation, cultivation, and stewardship of corporate
- You will be the point of contact for AADI with all of our Corporate Partners, meeting them where they are,
attending events, getting to know their businesses and their values, and developing ideas for partnership.
- You will collaborate with the fundraising and operations team to create opportunities for meaningful engagement
with our partners.
- You will be active and present in our communities, developing relationships that result in support of our mission.
- You will keep learning, always improving your skills and knowledge about fundraising and best practices.
- You will be a valued and collaborative member of a high-performing and close-knit team of professionals.

Your Experience:

- You have experience in business development, marketing, sales, philanthropy, fundraising, or a related field.
- You have a commitment to continued professional development
- You have a demonstrated record of revenue generation, account management, and/or securing high-level
- You have experience building productive relationships with colleagues, clients, and partners.
- You have experience working independently, with a high-level of accountability.

What you get from us:

Working with Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland, you get to be a part of something special. Not only does the work
matter, but YOU and your wellbeing matters. You will be supported in your success with regular check-ins,
feedback, and strategy sessions. You have ample time off to recharge and feel rejuvenated for work. Resources
will be made available to you to continue your professional development in ways that help you and the
organisation grow. You will be treated like an adult, with flexibility, respect, and a commitment to you as a person,
not just as an employee. You will be held to high-expectations, and provided with the tools, support, and resources
necessary for you to be successful. You will earn in the range of €37,500 - €42,000 per annum, a generous
allotment of annual leave, and leave benefits, as well as a financial commitment to your professional growth.
This position can be based remotely in Dublin or in our office in Cork.

Next Steps:

If you think you are a good fit and are interested in joining the team, please submit a resume and a brief (no more
than a page, less than a page is better!) cover letter describing your interest in the position to Jacob R. Harmon,
Head of Fundraising at, no later than Sunday, 26th of February, 2023.

Thank you for your time and your interest!

Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer