Islamic Relief Jobs

If you are committed to alleviating poverty and suffering around the world, we look forward to receiving your application for any appropriate vacancy with Islamic Relief UK featured below. You can also find UK-based opportunities with Islamic Relief Worldwide:


Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack form from below and forwarding the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship. Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Form:

IRUK Application Form 1016
Diversity Monitoring Form 2015


Supporter Relations – Orphan’s Assistant

Location: London, UK
Contract: 6 months fixed-term contract
Salary: £21,870 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)
Ref: SRU-OA-20170320
Closing Date: 10/04/2017
Interview Date: 19/04/2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) for a talented and energetic individual to join our Supporter Relations Unit (SRU) as the Orphan’s Assistant. Reporting to the Orphan’s Officer, this is a vital supporter-facing role, providing an excellent level of service to Islamic Relief’s supporters in line with the standards set out in Supporter Care framework. The job holder will provide support to the orphan’s officer and will play a key role in ensuring communication with supporters are of the highest possible standard. They will also need to ensure that all enquiries are handled efficiently and promptly whilst maintaining accurate financial records and supporter records on the database. This involves handling both general and orphans’ related enquiries and the administration of UK orphans one to one sponsorship programme.

The Successful Candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in customer service environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in liaising with multiple stakeholders
  • Good levels of computer skills with experience of working with databases and competent in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Power Point and good standard of numeracy
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a methodical manner with attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and deliver on tight timescales and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and team work skills and willingness to work flexible hours

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Web Developer

Location: London, UK
Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract
Salary: £30,540 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)
Ref: COM-WD-20170306
Closing Date: 31/03/2017
Interview Date: 03/04/2017

Islamic Relief, a leading international relief and development charity based in UK, is looking to recruit a talented and experienced individual to join our lively and creative communications team as Web Developer.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Web Developer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Islamic Relief UK’s digital assets, primarily the website as well as all future developments of the website and other digital platforms.

The Successful Candidate must:

  • Have a creative and innovative approach to online media
  • Have an academic qualification at degree level or equivalent experience/qualification in a digital/web development related field
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of CMS, particularly WordPress
  • Be commercially aware, with good understanding of budget management
  • Have working knowledge of PHP
  • Be skilled and experienced in managing website development projects
  • Be commercially aware, with good understanding of budget management

Web Developer JD


Data Analyst

Location: London, UK
Contract: Permanent – Full time
Salary: £25,440 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)
Ref: COM-DA-20170306
Closing Date: 31/03/2017
Interview Date: 03/04/2017

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is looking for an experienced, forward thinking and highly organised individual to become the Data Analyst within the IRUK communications team. The post holder will bring together, analyse (both participant and activity data), and produce appropriate reports for relevant stakeholders within Islamic Relief.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Data Analyst with have close working relation with Digital Marketing Specialist, Head of Fundraising, Campaigns Lead and other members of the Fundraising, Supporter Relations, ICT and CRM teams. The post holder will also maintain a good working relation with various external software suppliers and data agencies.

The Successful Candidate must:

  • Be highly numerate with experience in data/statistical analysis
  • Have appreciation of data quality issues
  • Have excellent analytical skills and experience of providing data and interpretation to stakeholders for major campaigns
  • Have experience of working in a fundraising department or background within direct marketing or campaign management
  • Have experience of segmentation modelling techniques
  • Have experience using database and CRM systems
  • Excellent IT skills including knowledge and experience of data structures and CRM tools.

Data Analyst JD


Web and Social Media Officer

Location: London, UK
6 months fixed term
£25,440 per annum (inc. London Weighting)
Closing Date:
Interview Date:

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) has an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to join its Communications Department as the Web and Social Media Officer. Reporting to the Web and Social Media Editor, the post holder will be responsible for day-to-day editorial and content selection with a degree of initiative and independence.

The role includes assisting in the coordination of IRUK’s web, news and appeals pages, writing new web material, updating outdated content, editing contributions from others, uploading complementary images and footage – and primary responsibility promoting IRUK’s agenda and activities through social media platforms.

The Successful Candidate should have:

  • Proven track record in web editing and/or social media
  • Excellent journalistic skills, with a flair for engaging writing and consistent editing
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of various social media platforms and web-based technologies
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Highly organised approach, with an ability to multitask and manage a busy workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills

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Community Fundraising Assistant (Multiple Positions)

Location: Various locations – Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, Cardiff and Leicester (Please note: we are no longer accepting applications for Glasgow and London)
3 months fixed term
National Living Wage Equivalent
Closing Date:
Extended to 23/03/2017

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is currently recruiting for Community Fundraising Assistants to provide critical support to our regional Community Fundraising and Volunteer Officers in the lead up to and during the busy period of Ramadan. The post holders will undertake various supportive roles including admin duties and ensuring donations are processed according to guidelines.

In order to perform their duties the post holders must have knowledge and understanding of the local region/community and be ready to travel and work outside normal office hours.

This in a unique opportunity for highly energetic, well organised and disciplined individuals to get involved with Islamic Relief and support us with our vision of creating a caring world where communities are empowered, social obligations are fulfilled and people respond as one to the suffering of others.

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