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Vacancy: Communications and Fundraising Lead

We are now recruiting for a Communications and Fundraising Lead. 

The successful candidate will report to the CEO.

Contract: Full time, three-year contract.

Salary: €43,628 – €47,797 per annum, depending on experience.

Location: Shine’s head office in Maynooth with flexibility for some remote working.

Purpose of role:

  • The Communications & Fundraising Lead will assist in the development and implementation of an effective internal and external marketing, communications & social media strategy using a wide range of techniques including digital and traditional marketing, social media and public relations.
  • The successful candidate will develop and implement a fundraising strategy to increase revenue from partnerships, sponsorships, events and regular giving.
  • The person will engage in all aspects of Communications and Fundraising under the direction of Shine’s strategic plan.
  • The post holder is responsible for coordinating a range of activities to raise awareness of the diverse needs of people with mental ill health and their families to Government, other policy makers, services providers, the general public and the media.

Please see below for a full job specification.

Application is by official Shine Application form ONLY. CV’s will not be accepted. Send your completed Application Form in Microsoft Word or PDF format to

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Monday, 31st January 2022.

Conditions of Appointment:
All offers of posts are subject to completion of HSEL and Children First E-learning programme prior to commencement of employment.

NOTE: Due to the anticipated large number of applicants, we will not be able to reply to unsuccessful candidates. We thank you for your interest and appreciate the time and effort you have taken to apply for the post on offer.

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