The position of Business Development Executive will be initially offered as a 6-month internship. For...
Mary O' Kennedy, BA in English and Spanish UCD, Dip in legal studies, Kings Inns.
Mary is actively involved in the continued growth and development of fundraising both in Ireland and overseas and is a Board Member of EU Consult, the European Association of Consultants to the Non-For-Profit Sector. Most recently Mary was appointed as the Irish Ambassador for the IFC, International Fundraising Congress, the world's leading education and training conference on fundraising worldwide. She is also a founding Board Member of Fundraising Ireland www.fundraisingireland.ie and a regular speaker at various conference and events focused on the Irish charity sector and fundraising. Mary was presented with an Award for Outstanding Contribution to Fundraising at the Irish Fundraising Awards 2013.
Senior Consultant (O’Kennedy Consulting UK)
Nicola Scott BA in French, Literature and History, University of Reading
Nicola had 11 years experience in project management and customer service focused roles including a senior management role in Marks and Spencers before she began working in the not-for-profit
sector as Head of Operations for Fighting Blindness Ireland in 2005.
Gaining on this experience from both commercial and not-for-profit roles she moved into consultancy in 2007 to deliver professional advice and diverse management expertise to organisations and companies alike. Based in London, Nicola works as part of the O' Kennedy Consulting team focusing on long-term projects in Ireland and the UK with both the not-for profit and corporate sectors
Emily Cunningham, Business Development Executive
BA in English and French TCD, Masters in Management at UCD Michael Smurfit Business School. Following completion of her Masters and work as a volunteer for charities such as Suas Educational Development and Les Petits Frères des Pauvres, Emily joined OKC on a 6-month internship in November 2012 to manage client communications and business support. Emily is actively involved in preparing client proposals and evaluations, undertaking donor research and writing fundraising reports.