Job Title: Community Fundraising Officer - Cork

  • Location: Co. Cork
  • Closing Date: Friday, 31 March 2017
  • 12 months part time (24 hours) fixed term contract

     Overall Purpose of Job

    The Community Fundraising Officers will ensure that fundraising activity is implemented locally to deliver targets and increase income in line with Fundraising Strategy. They will also provide support to the National Fundraising Manager (NFM) who manages the nationwide rollout of all national fundraising, fundraising initiatives and community fundraising for Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA).


For the successful running of IWA’s fundraising campaigns, direct communication with the Fundraising Department Team will be essential to the role. You will also liaise directly with local staff, service users and members.

Training, Experience and Qualifications


  • 3rd level qualification (ideally in Event Management, Fundraising Management, Marketing, Business Management, Communications, or similar) is essential

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in Fundraising is essential

  • Experience in delivery of financial targets is required

Knowledge and Skills
  • An understanding of fundraising principal and best practice is required

  • Computer literate including use of databases and Microsoft Office suite is essential

  • A full driving license and own car are required

  • An awareness and understanding of the work of Irish Wheelchair Association is desirable

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Highly organized with ability to work under pressure, prioritise & multi task

  • Flexibility in relation to hours of work in order to meet requirements of role

Remuneration & Benefits
  • Salary between €15,847 and €26,394 (DOE, pro-rated)

  • Paid expenses and mileage

  • Excellent working conditions

  • Training & development opportunities

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata

  • Access to Occupational Pension scheme (PRSA) and group VHI & HSF Health Cash Plans

  • Employee Assistance Programme


    To apply, please submit a current CV and cover letter to