Why you should join the NMH Foundation

This is an incredible opportunity to be part of the team who raise vital, life-saving funds and support the babies born in The National Maternity Hospital each year and their families ensuring that they have access to the very highest standards of care, world-class facilities and the most up-to-date research that will change young lives for the better. 

Current Openings:

Fundraising Executive

Reporting to Fundraising and Marketing Manager

About the NMH Foundation

The National Maternity Hospital Foundation raises funds for The National Maternity Hospital (The NMH) at Holles Street, which provides world class perinatal, neonatal, and maternal care to more than 7,000 patients every year.

Driven by our desire to help babies to arrive, survive and thrive, our focus is on advancing maternal and neonatal care in Ireland. We raise vital funds to invest in research, to provide vital equipment and technology within the hospital, and to support the work of the care teams and support services caring for mothers and tiny babies at The National Maternity Hospital 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

About the Role

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to become part of the incredible team that raises vital, life-saving funds to support mothers, and babies born in The NMH.

The Fundraising Executive is a newly created full-time role that will focus on growing and developing community and individual fundraising relationships. They will play an integral role in supporting existing community events, campaigns and implement a plan to grow the NMH Foundation’s donors through once off and regular monthly gifts.

This role will have specific responsibility in supporting the NMH Foundation’s campaigns, events and activities, and will report to the Fundraising and Marketing Manager.

Key responsibilities

Fundraising Administration and Development

  • Support the NMH Foundation’s campaigns, events and activities, engaging supporters from individual and community audiences, who have potential to generate income for the NMH Foundation.
  • Assist in the development of engaging communications and materials to share with donors through post, email, social media and over the phone, to enhance donor relationships in line with the NMH Foundation’s policies.
  • Responsible for building strong relationships with supporters, ensuring that the NMH Foundation’s supporter promise is fulfilled.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders, including medical and research staff to develop messaging and impact, through content and stories.
  • Deliver a programme of staff awareness and engagement within The NMH, ensuring that all staff on site are kept informed and engaged in the work of the NMH Foundation and its impact on patient experience within the hospital.
  • Support the creation of newsletters, impact reports and annual impact reports.
  • Help maximise opportunities in pursuit of the NMH Foundation’s fundraising objectives.

Donor Care

  • Be the first point of contact for our donors and supporters, providing a warm and compassionate relationship via all channels including social media, email, phone and letter.
  • Send thank you letters and receipts to donors within agreed timescales and update the fundraising database accordingly.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date supporter records on the CRM (Donorfy) and ensure compliance with data protection and privacy policies.
  • Develop and grow the NMH Foundation’s regular giving programme (Pitter Patter Club) by delivering a positive, engaging stewardship experience for new and existing monthly donors.
  • Maintain the NMH Foundation’s online presence including website and social media platforms, ensuring content is relevant, up to date and engaging and that supporter queries through these channels are responded to in a timely manner.


  • Research and generate ideas for fundraising activities.
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Fundraising and Marketing Manager and/ or Executive and Funding Director.

About You

  • All levels of education and experience will be considered, however experience in a fundraising administrative role, or similar, will be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, relationship and donor care skills.
  • Excellent data entry skills are essential.
  • Experience in database management. Knowledge of Donorfy is an advantage but not essential as training will be given.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with proven ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise time and resources.
  • To succeed in this role, you will be a self-starter with high personal standards and have the ability to pursue goals with drive and energy.


  • Salary €30,000 - €35,000 depending on experience
  • Full time permanent position (37.5 hours per week).
  • 25 days annual leave plus Christmas Eve, Good Friday.
  • The nature of this role requires the majority of time to be spent in the office in Dublin 2, flexible working (a mix of home / office based) is facilitated and embraced wherever possible.

How to Apply

Informal enquiries are also welcome by contacting Suzanne on 086 6001039. Candidates should apply by email to enclosing a CV and cover letter and all applications will be reviewed on receipt and all candidates contacted.

Closing date for applications is August 14th 2022.