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16 Jan 2017

Full-Time Junior Direct Marketing Executive

Concern Worldwide – Posted by admin Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


Job Description

Junior Direct Marketing Executive

Junior Direct Marketing Executive

Working with the world’s poorest people to transform their lives. Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries. We work in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using our knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local, national and international level that can significantly reduce extreme poverty.

Job Title:

Junior Direct Marketing Executive

Reports to:

Senior Direct Marketing Executive

Job Location:

23 – 25 Grantham Street, Dublin 2

Contract Details:

Fixed Term – 6 months

Pay Band:

Pay Band 2: €24,761 – €29,130

Job Purpose:

To assist the Individuals Giving team to maximise Concern’s fundraising potential from individuals, to raise income through mass and targeted marketing campaigns and recruit new supporters; to provide excellent donor fulfilment.

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Working as part of the Individuals Giving Team to reach strategic targets and budgets, ensuring that all activity complies with Concern’s policies and procedures and all legislation governing charity activity.
  2. Assist the Individuals Giving Team in the project management of direct marketing campaigns. This will include: sourcing information on overseas projects for campaigns, producing coding and data specifications, copy proofing, abiding to the approvals process, print proofing, briefing Donor Care, and assisting campaign analysis and reporting.
  3. Work with the Individuals Giving Team to implement the Emergency fundraising strategy.
  4. Monitor supporter fulfilment standards to ensure excellence in the provision of customer care.
  5. Liaise with internal/external service providers.
  6. Provide support for the achievement of Individuals Giving unit targets.
  7. Maintain a library of fundraising appeals. Research the fundraising market by developing and cataloguing a library of other charities fundraising appeals.
  8. Undertake project work, campaigns and research as may be required from time to time.

Person specification:


  1. Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  2. Good computer skills.
  3. Excellent Excel skills.
  4. Strong writing skills.
  5. Strong teamwork skills.
  6. Strong communications skills.
  7. A third-level qualification in marketing or related discipline.
  8. Experience in direct marketing activities.


  1. Some fundraising experience.
  2. Analytical skills and an aptitude for numbers.
  3. Knowledge of development issues and a commitment to Concern’s work with people in the developing world.
  4. A good understanding of the charity market and environment in which Concern works in Ireland.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and an organisational Code of Conduct which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Staff Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the contents of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Programme Participant Protection Policy and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these two documents.

Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on Concern ensuring that the names of any new employee or volunteer do not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).

Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will only be made following a successful clearance check being conducted on the applicant. For additional information please consult our web site or contact the Human Resource Division in our Head Office.

By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter through our website at by closing date 22nd January 2017. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.

Job Categories: Marketing. Job Types: Full-Time.

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