Carl has been Fundraising Director at Peter Mac for almost eight years. He is driven by a passion for helping those in need and empowering his staff to fulfil their operational objectives and career aspirations. Over the course of his 20-year career, Carl has been seeking to make a real difference in people’s lives, inspire others to follow his example, and change any potential negative perceptions about a sophisticated fundraising industry which is often misunderstood.
Peter Mac, as a not-for-profit, functions differently
“For us, it’s not just about experience or qualifications that make a great addition to our team. It’s an attitude and approach to the work with an understanding of the impact they can make whilst with us that is important. If you have somebody that is willing to learn and get involved from the start, that’s half the battle won already. We don’t have the resources like an internal recruitment team to constantly vet workers, so we benefit enormously when the first candidate to come work for us is the right person for the job.”
Like many in the not-for-profit sector, Peter Mac must remain
“We run a lean operation - but we also need to be able to respond to seasonal demands, for example around tax time and Christmas. These are crucial times for us.
For Carl and his team,
“When it comes to the people that come into work for us, we’re not used to ‘OK’ from
their time for us in other capacities - attending events and helping in other roles beyond what was in their initial brief. The vetting process at
Because of this,
The team at Weploy has consistently exceeded the expectations of Peter Mac, which has led to Carl already recommending the service to others in the sector.