Sensational Kids is an award-winning not-for-profit that improves the lives of thousands of children with additional needs. To date, Sensational Kids has directly supported 5,700+ children from all over the country. Sensational Kids’ main objective is to promote the health and welfare of children with additional needs to enable them to achieve their full potential. Over the last 10 years, Sensational Kids has saved families over €1.3 million in therapy fees. The demand for Sensational Kids’ services continues to grow. To ensure it can continue to meet the needs of those who seek out its services, Sensational Kids are launching a capital campaign (2020-2023) to raise €2 million to custom build its National HQ and flagship Child Development Centre in Kildare. To achieve this goal, Sensational Kids is seeking to appoint a Capital Campaign Manager. This role may be offered on a full-time or part-time basis, subject to negotiation based on the skill set and experience of the successful candidate.

Kildare National HQ – Capital Campaign Manager (Full or Part-Time Position)

The Capital Campaign Manager will work closely with the organisation’s CEO and National Fundraising & Communications Manager to achieve the 2023 fundraising target (€2 million). The Capital Campaign Manager will identify a range of potential major and corporate donors who can make significant contributions to the capital campaign and employ the organisation’s case for capital support to build strong relationships with such prospects, with the intention of converting them to donors Sensational Kids are seeking someone with a proven track record in the delivery of a multi-project capital investment programme. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a range of skills and experiences that showcases their ability to meet challenging deadlines, handle varied workloads and achieve ambitious targets.

If you have the skills and experience needed to successfully manage the campaign and would like to make a positive contribution to the lives of Sensational Kid’s service users, then contact Michael Walsh in strictest confidence to receive a copy of the Candidate Briefing Document which outlines the role in more depth and specifies the skills and experience required. Michael can be reached at or call direct on (01) 234-3131. The closing date for applications is Friday, 11 October 2019.