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Fundraising and Marketing Executive

Employer Royal Irish Academy of Music
Job Type Fundraising
Location Dublin and the East
Specific Location RIAM, 36 - 38 Westland Row, Dublin 2
Salary Grade 4 Salary Scale,
Closing Date 16/09/2022

Description

Reporting to:           Head of Development

Role type:               Permanent Full Time based on 35 hours net per week

Annual leave:          29 Days annual leave per annum

Salary Scale:           Based on point 1 of the Grade IV assistant staff officer pay scale

Will involve a mix of on-site/in office working, attendance at some events as necessary and the ability to WFH

Salary Scale GIV

(1)€32,333, (2)€34,347,(3) €36,196,(4) €37,816,(5) €39,380,(6) €41,493,(7) €43,021, (8)€44,574,(9) €46,001,(10) €47,436

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Head of Development, the key responsibilities of this role include contributing to the marketing and development landscape at the Royal Irish Academy of Music by:

  • Working with the Head of Development to achieve annual fundraising targets.
  • Working with the Marketing Manager to grow audiences and awareness of RIAM live events (RIAM Opera, RIAM Philharmonia, ChamberFest, Competitions etc)

 

Trusts and foundations

  • Researching and writing proposals for foundations, smaller EU and public grant opportunities.

 

CRM

  • Ensuring that agreed benefits with corporate partners, foundations and individual donors are fulfilled, recorded and tracked.
  • Managing and growing the Friends of RIAM, creating events and special experiences to enhance their relationship with the Academy.
  • Developing the new RIAM Members programme.
  • Administering the roll out of the “Inspiring Futures” seat campaign
  • Working to find new “Inspiring Futures” donors and to manage relationships with existing supporters.

 

 

 

Communications

  • Maintaining the development sections of the RIAM and RIAM Foundation websites to ensure that they are current, relevant and effective.
  • Writing copy, designing content and laying out newsletters and e-newsletter campaigns.
  • Contributing to communications and marketing campaigns that increase the profile and impact of the RIAM.

 

Event Marketing

  • Maintaining the RIAM Live, News and Box Office sections of the RIAM website to ensure that event listings are up to date.
  • Design, schedule and manage promotional campaigns via traditional marketing channels, digital newsletters and RIAM social media channels to reach ticket sales targets
  • Design and distribute digital and print event programmes.
  • Update and maintain national event listings.
  • Liaising with external contractors including designers, AV suppliers, photographers where required.

 

TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will

  • Be a graduate with experience in communications and/or fundraising and a proven track record of managing/contributing to fundraising, marketing or communications campaigns in a music/arts/charity environment.
  • Have proven commercial and/or fundraising achievements.
  • Have proven experience creating content and managing social media accounts for a business or organisation.
  • Researching and writing proposals for foundations, smaller EU and public grant opportunities.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Skills and Competencies

The Development Executive should be able to demonstrate that they possess the necessary acumen required for this exciting position which includes the following skills and experience:

Essential skills and competencies:

  • An articulate, persuasive communicator – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to design, manage, deliver and evaluate projects from inception to completion, in collaboration with the Head of Development.
  • A proven relationship-builder – a “people person” with an ability to work within a small team.
  • Commitment to promoting and developing RIAM’s mission and strategy objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience of producing written material to a high standard with appropriate attention to detail.
  • An ability to work proactively and on own initiative.
  • The ability to work to deadlines and to manage multiple projects at the one time.
  • Digital fluency and a strong understanding of communications platforms including social media.
  • Previous experience of online Box Office systems would be an advantage.

Apply

Please email cover letter and CV to [email protected], closing date for receipt of your application is 4pm Friday 16th September 2022.

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