Job – Fighting Blindness Fundraising Executive

October 15, 2018

Salary: €30,000 (€15,000 pro rata)

Hours: Full Time

Starting date: November 2018

Holidays: 24 days (12 pro rata)


Fighting Blindness seeks to employ a full time Fundraising Executive to join their team. This is a six month contract.


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:

  • 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 Monday, October 29th 2018. Fighting Blindness is an equal opportunities employer.