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:


Community Fundraising & Volunteer Officer (London & South)

Location: London (Regional Office)
Salary:  £25,440 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)
Contract Type: Permanent
Ref: FRD-CFVL&S-20160906-TA
Closing Date: 23/09/2016

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated, resourceful and creative individual to join our dynamic fundraising team as a Community Fundraising & Volunteer Officer (CFV Officer). The post holder will be responsible for developing and optimising community fundraising by setting-up strong volunteer networks across the region. This includes coordinating local events to maximise income and implement key fundraising strategies. The CFV officer will work closely with local donors, community leaders, volunteers and supporters and will be responsible for communicating Islamic Relief’s work to existing and potential new donors.

The Successful Candidate must have:

  • Experience of recruiting, supervising and developing volunteers for small and large scale fundraising initiatives.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to motivate and manage volunteers
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload as they will be in frequent contact with local schools, businesses, mosques and community groups.
  • Experience of maintaining and developing databases with the ability to report on the local market, development strategies and income and expenditure.
  • Exceptional communication, networking and organisational skills.

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Copywriter and Editor

Location: London
Salary:  £30,540 per annum (Inc. London Weighting)
Contract Type: Permanent
Ref: COM-CWAE-20160901-TC
Closing Date: 02/10/2016

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is seeking to appoint a professional and experienced Copywriter and Editor to join the IRUK Marketing team. The post holder will be responsible for writing content for fundraising and promotional materials; advertising campaigns; email marketing campaigns; web page content; newsletters; social media content – including journalistically covering key IRUK events.

The post holder will also be responsible for writing marketing copy for all major campaigns and emergency appeals for a wide range of material including donor emails and SMS, newsletters and direct mail booklets, advertising scripts, posters, leaflets.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Must be degree-level educated, ideally in English, media/journalism or creative writing.
  • Must have demonstrable track record in writing for publication in print and/or online, with a broad portfolio of work
  • Must be creative, conceptual thinker who is comfortable in a range of writing formats, from serious long copy to a witty one-liner
  • Must be a versatile writer who can connect with a variety of audiences within the British Muslim community and among the wider public and key stakeholders
  • Must have an understanding of and affinity with Islamic Relief values

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Senior Global Programmes Co-ordinator

Location: London
Salary:  £36,890 to £39,390 PA, Including London Weighting (pending review)
Contract Type: 12 months fixed-term
Ref: PRG-SGPC-CS-20160922TC
Closing Date: 09/10/2016

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is seeking to appoint a professional and experienced individual as Senior Global Programme Coordinator (SGPC) to manage and develop IRUK’s international programme portfolio. The SGPC will work closely with the head of programmes and key stakeholders to ensure delivery, implementation and monitoring of IRUK funded programmes and the provision of specialist technical programme guidance internally to different departments and externally to the donor community.

The SGPC will also build capacity of the global programme co-ordinators, communications, fundraising and supporter relations teams and responding to their requests.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A graduate/master’s degree or equivalent experience in development/humanitarian areas
  • An in-depth understanding of international humanitarian and development issues
  • Significant exposure to and experience of institutional donors and grants i.e., DfID
  • Experience of distance management and field work with an international NGO in a developing country
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Effective budgetary control and grant management including institutional
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally at very short notice

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Programme Impact and Learning Manager

Location: Birmingham, UK (open to other locations in UK for exceptional candidates)
Salary:  £39,270 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Ref: PILM/IPD-PQ/0916
Closing Date: 09/10/2016

Islamic Relief Worldwide is currently recruiting for the position of Programme Impact and Learning Manager who will lead IRWs Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) team, to ensure that IRW develops the appropriate tools and frameworks to evidence impact and learning.The successful candidate will support IRWs strategy process and ensure innovation and a culture of learning take hold within IRW Read more……

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
Diversity Monitoring Form 2015

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