Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly

Director of fundraising , Sparks from 2001

Sean Kelly has been director of fundraising at Sparks since 2001.

He is a former golf professional and joined the charity initially became involved with the charity by organising a celebrity golf tour.

He is a certified member of the Institute of Fundraising and has completed an Msc in charity resource management at Sheffield Hallam Business School.

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How to understand celebrity supporters

Celebrity endorsement can be transformational for a charity, but what triggers them to support an organisation? Sean Kelly explains research into celebrity motivations so that charities can know what they’re dealing with.

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