Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland

Salary £26,265 per year (pro rata salary is £15,759 pa) plus excellent benefits and flexible working
Part time 3 days per week (21 hours)
A permanent post, home based and will cover Northern Ireland

You will be joining a team of home-based relational fundraisers who are committed to delivering the very best. Working independently as well as being a key member of a high-performing fundraising team, you will have proven experience of successful community fundraising and volunteer management.  Using your insight, creativity and innovation you will develop and deliver a programme of successful and sustainable fundraising activity/ campaigns and relationships within the region.

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fibrosis, and those who care for them. We invest in cutting-edge research, drive up standards of clinical care, offer support for everyone affected by cystic fibrosis, and campaign hard on the issues that matter.

This role will deliver high levels of stewardship to a variety of volunteers, supporters and community events. This exciting role will identify, develop and support fundraising opportunities to maximise fundraising activity and income, whilst significantly raising regional profile to grow core income and supporter/donor involvement.

As a Community Fundraiser for Northern Ireland you will be responsible for the management and development of volunteer community fundraisers. You will be using your exceptional stewardship skills to guide, support and retain volunteers, supporters and donors by demonstrating in-depth knowledge and understanding of the supporter/donor journey.

You will be attending and representing the Cystic Fibrosis Trust at meetings and events when required and using existing and new networks to maximize potential fundraising activities, whilst deepening supporter/donor relationships to drive further engagement and support.

You will be working towards increasing regional visibility through effective marketing and communication of fundraising activities using a variety of media including but not limited to: digital, white copy (e.g. newsletters, posters etc.), telemarketing etc. balancing cost and expected impact.  

This role will be home based and you will be required to travel to our London Head Office, throughout the region and  the UK to support events, meetings and attend training workshops. A full, valid UK driving licence or access to the use of a car with business insurance is a requirement of this role.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave pro rata, flexible working and opportunities for learning and development.

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust welcomes applications from candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from people with cystic fibrosis, disabled people, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) and LGBTQI candidates.

Apply today

To apply for this role, take a look at full job description, complete the application form (1.329MB), and equal opportunities form (746KB), and send these with your CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience by email to

Closing date for completed applications will be 2 July 2021, 10am

1st interviews: 12 July
2nd interviews: 20 July

No Agencies please.

The equal opportunities form will be separated from your application form prior to the selection process and is used for us to collect aggregated anonymous data only. All information you provide will be treated as sensitive data under the Data Protection Act 2018.

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