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Community Fundraising Assistant (Multiple Positions)
Major Gifts Support Assistant
Supporter Relations Officer – Donation Station
Senior Community Fundraising & Volunteer Officer

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Community Fundraising Assistant (Multiple Positions)

Location: Birmingham
Salary: £14,066 per annum
Ref: FRD-CFVA-MID -20160511-TA
Contract: 2 months fixed term

Closing date: 18/05/2016

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is currently recruiting for Community Fundraising Assistants to provide critical support to our regional Community Fundraising and Volunteer Officers 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.

Community Fundraising Assistant JD & Advert


Major Gifts Support Assistant

Location: London
Salary: £18,870 per annum plus £3,000 per annum London Weighting
Ref: FRD-MCD-20160510-TA
Contract: 2 months fixed-term

Closing date: Extended until 18/05/2016

Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) is currently recruiting for Major Gifts Support Assistant to provide critical support to the Major Gifts Manager during the busy period of Ramadan, which is the busiest time of the year for the UK Fundraising department.

If you have a passion for fundraising and would like the opportunity to gain essential skills, experience and knowledge in working in a professional manner and the process of dealing with big donations from major donors, then we would welcome your application.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an excellent telephone manne
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and as part of a team, without close supervision
  • Knowledge of fundraising database, Raisers Edge, preferable but not essential

Major Gifts Support Assistant – JD & Advert


Supporter Relations Officer – Donation Station

Location: London
Salary: £18,870 per annum plus £3,000 per annum London Weighting
Ref: SRU-SRO-DS-20160511-TA
Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract

Closing date: 23/05/2016

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Islamic Relief UK (IRUK) for experienced and methodical individuals with attention to detail to join the Supporter Relations Unit (SRU) as Supporter Relations Officer (Donation Station).

Reporting to the SRU Manager, the poster holder will play a key role in ensuring all communications with supporters and donors are of the highest possible standard.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that enquiries are handled efficiently and promptly while maintaining accurate financial records and supporter records on the database, ensuring that information held is accurate, appropriate and up to date.

The successful candidate:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Good computer skills including experience with databases and spreadsheets
  • High standard of numeracy
  • Fast and accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent written and good verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work longer hours, including weekends, during peak campaigns

Supporter Relations Officer – Donation Station Advert & JD


Senior Community Fundraising & Volunteer Officer

Location: Midlands Region
Salary: £27,570 per annum
Ref: FRD-SCFVO-OG-20160513
Contract: 6 months Fixed Term

Closing date: Upon successful appointment

We are looking for a self-motivated, resourceful and creative individual to join our dynamic fundraising team. The Senior CFV Officer will support the Community Fundraising and Volunteer Manager (Midlands Region) in fulfilling the organisational objectives of developing and optimising on community fundraising and volunteer initiatives and have key strategic input in making regional decisions. They will also develop and mentor the junior fundraising officers and assist the regional manager by providing the junior officers with support and training.  Vital work will also include working closely with local donors, community leaders, volunteers and supporters and responsible for communicating Islamic Relief’s work to existing and potential new donors. The Senior CFV Officer may also be required to deputise for the Regional Manager as  and when required.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the local region and community.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to lead, motivate and manage volunteers.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong motivation and empathy towards the aims and objectives of the organisation.
  • Experience of organising and supervising events.
  • Numerical skills, the ability to work accurately under pressure and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to represent Islamic Relief in a wide range of situations.

Senior Community Fundraising and Volunteer Officer Advert & JD


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 hr.iruk@islamic-relief.org.uk 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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