Part-time Development Officer


DO LM 1701


Construction & Engineering, Management


£25,000 to £26,000 Per Annum



Contract Type

Part time

Closing Date


Talk to Leanne Mc Que
028 7136 0070

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Our client based in South Derry is seeking a Development Officer to join their team on a part-time contract.

Purpose of post:

  • To provide leadership and direction in accordance with the goals and objectives of organisation.
  • To safeguard and grow the assets of the organisation.
  • To ensure that staff carry out their duties to fully and effectively meet the aims of the Community Group.
  • To ensure that the core activities fully and effectively meet the aims of the Community Group.
  • To ensure a positive working environment for all staff and volunteers.

Key Responsibilities   

  • Strategy Development, Planning and Reporting

Ensure that strong strategic and annual planning processes are in place to produce effective plans for approval by the Board; interfacing between Board and staff.Enable the Board to fulfill its governance function.Compliance with legislation and regulatory bodies is monitored.Consult with the Deaf Community on a regular basis.

  • Fundraising/Finances

Oversee fundraising planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders, submit funding applications, reporting to funding bodies and administrating fundraising records and documentation.Ensure that an adequate and sound financial structure is in place; review annually increases in cost of interpreters, consultants, tutors; review annually charges for service delivery, sales and room hire.


  • Public Relations & Marketing

Support Trustees to drive forward the plans for updating the organisation.Maintain effective working relationships with the Chairman and members of the Board.Evaluate and review development and operational policies.Develop and maintain effective strategic relationships with key stakeholders including funders, contract counterparts, customers and partners.Ensure that organisation and its mission, projects, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders and to the general public through ourwebsite, social media and regular press releases.Ensure the development of effective and innovative lobbying strategies to government and service providers in order to promote equal opportunities, human rights, social inclusion and an awareness of the Deaf Community.Ensure that Trustees and Deaf members fully understand the Sign Language Framework and have the opportunity to feed into the legislative process.

Any other duties required by the Board of trustees

For further information please contact Leanne on 028 71360070 or to apply forward your CV to [email protected]