Fundraising Executive

October 23, 2019

We’re hiring a Fundraising Executive to join our busy and enthusiastic team. The deadline is 5pm Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

Salary: €30,000
Hours: Full Time
Starting date: November 2019
Holidays: 24 days (12 pro rata)


The fundraising executive will report directly to the Fundraising Manager and provide support around related administration with a particular focus on events, community and general fundraising, using the CRM system, Raiser’s Edge.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Work on all campaigns including events, community, database and online support
  • Support around logistics of donor care and stewardship
  • Support general fundraising office operation activities such as answering the phones and responding to emails regarding fundraising
  • Support the preparation process for meetings with donors and prospective donors

Suitable candidates will possess the following experience and professional characteristics

  • Creative thinker who is interested in exploring new ideas and opportunities for fundraising.
  • A high level of experience in using the Microsoft Office suite and database software (preferably knowledge of Raiser’s Edge).
  • High level of administrative and organisational skills, including the ability to manage competing priorities and working to deadlines. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential to this role.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to build rapport and collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team.
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive information in a professional manner, with adherence to data protection legislation.
  • Knowledge of the charity Sector with respect and empathy for the work of the organisation and the people it serves.

Position based in Fighting Blindness office, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their CV and cover letter to Anna Moran, Fighting Blindness, by Tuesday, October 29th 2019. Fighting Blindness is an equal opportunities employer.