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GOAL has responded to the world’s major humanitarian crises since its founding in 1977, working with vulnerable communities in 15 countries across the globe with a dedicated team of 3,500 personnel. While GOAL continues to be an agile first-responder to humanitarian crises, it is also committed to working with vulnerable communities to help them survive crises and support them on the road to recovery.

Job Purpose

The Fundraising & Events Assistant will support GOAL’s Fundraising team to drive growth of GOAL’s corporate fundraising portfolio and major community fundraising campaigns.

Key Areas of Responsibility:;

  • Roll out GOAL’s national campaigns for a corporate audience (e.g., Jersey Day), under the guidance of the Corporate and Community Fundraising Managers.
  • Support the coordination of all campaign elements including planning, content gathering and development of all promotional elements for corporate-facing fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Help implement digital and social media marketing strategies to promote GOAL Jersey Day, the GOAL Mile and other fundraising campaigns as directed.
  • Regularly monitor and report on relevant campaign KPIs such as Income, Engagement and Reach.
  • Conduct campaign reviews to ascertain ROI & feed learnings into future plans.
  • Identify ways to maximise income based on previous experience / learnings and look for new ideas to support income generation.
  • Build strong relationships with external partners to deliver high quality campaigns.
  • Provide administrative, communications and events support to other members of the fundraising team when required.


The Person

  • 1 year + experience in fundraising/marketing/sales including strong campaign management and fundraising growth with proven ability to reach fundraising/business development goals.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organized with ability to work under pressure, prioritise and multitask.
  • High levels of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • The ability to travel when required to fundraising meetings across Ireland/N.Ireland.


  • Flexibility to work occasionally outside normal working hours to attend special events, volunteer meetings and other events.
  • The successful candidate will need to show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the work.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills to deliver fully integrated campaigns.
  • Creativity and innovation in the development and implementation of marketing planning.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.


**GOAL offers staff flexible working with our hybrid model, we require our HQ employees to work 2 days per week from our office in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin**

GOAL is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. If you would like more information or have any special requirements or needs that would support you during the recruitment process then please contact the Recruitment team ;

All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling GOAL’s commitment to equal employment opportunity and equal treatment. GOAL does not discriminate against any employee or volunteer; or any applicant for employment or volunteering on the basis of age, gender identity, ancestry, political opinion, civil status, medical condition, ethnic background, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

Accountability within GOAL

A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 1) Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; 2) Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; 3) Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.


Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

General Terms and Conditions

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document.


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