IAF is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, and highly motivated professional to fulfill the full-time role of Development Manager (Maternity Cover).
The successful candidate will play a significant role in the continued development and delivery of the IAF’s development and fundraising initiatives, building on the IAF’s successes to-date. They will also contribute to year-round programmatic and institutional marketing activity in line with the on-going strategic development of the organisation.
The key focus of this role is revenue generation – through bespoke engagement initiatives (Friends’ and Corporate Circle Programme etc.), excellent relationship management (Corporate Sponsorship and Partnerships) and targeted audience development (marketing campaign delivery).
The IAF has ambitious plans to grow over the next three years and central to our plan is an increase in self-generated resources. We envisage a period of intense and sustained capacity building in the next year in which the Development Manager will play a pivotal role.
In 2021, the IAF was successfully selected as one of 5 cultural organisations to participate in the Arts Council of Ireland’s 2-year RAISE Accelerate programme. Therefore the successful candidate will be the primary liaison between the IAF and the RAISE programme, attending workshops and submitting regular reports.
The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of the key aspects of fundraising, sponsorship, corporate relationships and marketing; knowledge of, and interest in, architecture, art, design, and they will have a solid understanding of the arts, culture and not-for-profit sector within this context.
Based at the IAF’s HQ on 15 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1, with hybrid working and flexible hours negotiable, the contract is offered on a fixed term basis, with a three-month probation period.
Flexibility on occasional evenings and weekends as required.
Please refer to the IAF website for the full job description and more details on application process.