We Are Hiring!

General Manager with Marketing experience.

Location: Navan, Co. Meath

About Men’s Aid Ireland

Men’s Aid is the only dedicated national not for profit service supporting men and their families experiencing Domestic Violence in Ireland. Established back in 1997, we provide practical information and support for male victims about safety orders, protection orders, barring orders, family law courts, custody, legal information, court accompaniment in Dolphin House, counselling by qualified psychotherapists, outreach clinics across Meath, Louth, Monaghan and Cavan, and training on domestic abuse and coercive control for professionals. We also advocate for more support services for victims, lobby for fairer treatment in family law court, and raise awareness and education about the epidemic. We know from research that 1 in 7 men across Ireland will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime.

Men’s Aid recently completed an exciting strategic transformation with a new name and brand along with implementing new marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.  The organisation is now seeking an experienced candidate to undertake the position of General Manager. This is an exciting time to join the charity and really make your mark.

Overview of the role

As General Manager/Marketing Manager you will report to The Board and be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, marketing and fundraising management of the organisation.
Building on the strategic plans in place, you will lead the dedicated team in building strong networks across county Meath, Louth, Cavan and Monaghan. Working alongside Gardai, local and national politicians, county partnership groups, charity organisations, media, local and national corporates and businesses, develop awareness and fundraising opportunities.

Main Objectives

  • Develop the new marketing, fundraising and communications strategies
  • Forge alliances within the Domestic Violence sector
  • Collaborate with other key services such as Gardaí, Politicians, academics, support services
  • Manage financial budgets
  • Report to The Board
  • Lead a small team who have extensive expertise in domestic abuse

Core responsibilities – not exhaustive

You will develop the support services of Men’s Aid Ireland with professionalism and positivity, and nurture relationships with fellow NGO’s working in the area of domestic violence.

You will network across Meath, Louth, Monaghan and Cavan with key relationships such as Gardai, local & national political parties, community groups, local businesses.

Responsible for increasing awareness, understanding, interest and engagement amongst the charity’s key segments, through the development and implementation of the communication strategy .

Manage the content strategy and grow our audience across all social media channels.

Engage with members of the media, be comfortable to speak to tv, radio, print journalists and influencers.

Be responsible for delivering the new fundraising strategy.

Ensure the organisation is run at the highest of standards in terms of transparency and Governance.

Required skills for this role

  • Experience leading a team, preferably NGO. Min 5 years.
  • Strong leader but also awareness of the sensitive nature of domestic abuse
  • A Marketing qualification (or related field – Comm’s, Digital, Branding)
  • Candidate should have relevant experience in NGO / Marketing
  • Social Media experience essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate about changing attitudes in society about domestic abuse
  • Enjoy a varied remit
  • Confident to build new relationships

If you are positive, engaging and have a strong work ethic this could be the new opportunity for you.

Deadline for applications is Friday 8th May 5pm 2020.

Interested candidates please submit your CV with cover letter to Amanda Comey at Men’s Aid Ireland, [email protected]