While you're busy raising funds and promoting your organization, are you neglecting the marketing of yourself as an individual? How can you become 'known' inside and outside of the sector? And how can you leverage your own 'personal brand' to earn more, open doors, and discover new opportunities?

In this session Simon will share practical tips and constructive advice on how to build your fundraising career, drawing on his own experiences and the experiences of his mentees, clients and peers. It's not about being a self-obsessed workaholic...it's about making the most of your potential and working towards the career you want and deserve.

Learning Outcomes:

1. How to widen your network and get noticed...even if you're an introvert.

2. Gain the confidence to put yourself out there and grab opportunities.

3. Practical tips and tricks you can implement today that will progress your career tomorrow.

Simon Scriver, CFRE



Simon Scriver is a professional fundraising consultant, coach, trainer, Board Member and practitioner.

Simon has won Fundraising Ireland's 'Small Budget, Big Impact' and ‘Supplier Of The Year’ Awards, as well as Eircom’s Start-up Award. He is a TEDx speaker and has previously won the Toastmasters UK & Ireland International Speech Contest. A board member of a small non-profit ‘Making Connections’, he also sits on the Advisory Panel of Rogare, the international fundraising think tank, and is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and the AFP. He is the only person in Ireland with a CFRE, a Diploma in Fundraising and a Certificate in Fundraising.