Junior Fundraiser - London & South

Location: London & South

Contract Type: Fixed Term, 2 months

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £24,670 per annum (prorated, Inclusive of London Weighting)

Closing Date: Wednesday 10 March 2021

Islamic Relief are looking for enthusiastic and energetic Junior Fundraisers to join the Fundraising Department in the lead up to, and during, the busy period of Ramadan. You will work to ensure effective delivery of the Ramadan Campaign by managing events and activities in the local region. You should take a proactive approach in seeing through a range of different initiatives and work closely with your team to meet deadlines and targets. The successful candidate will be involved in recruiting and supervising volunteers, as well as dealing with banking and pledges.


Due to the nature of this role, you will need to have knowledge and understanding of the local region and community, as well as be ready to travel and work outside of normal office hours.


The successful candidate must have or be;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the local region and community
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment
  • Ability to work well with others as part of a team, providing support as required, and build and maintain effective working relationships
  • The ability to work accurately under pressure and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work proactively and flexibly within a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Well-developed ability to organise events/activities, to agreed deadlines often with conflicting priorities


This is an opportunity for confident, self-motivated, driven and organised 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 we respond as one to the suffering of fellow mankind.


If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s mission and values of sincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please apply by completing our online application form.


PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are expected to take place mid- March 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Pre-employment Checks:  

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • proof of eligibility to live and work within the UK
  • receipt of satisfactory references


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.


Our values and commitment to safeguarding

IRW is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom IRW engages. IRW expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.

In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief:

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer