Community and Events Fundraiser (Part time 3 days (21.75 hours) a week) – Meningitis Research Foundation

Salary: Up to €27000 (€16,200 pro rata) depending on experience + 6% pension contribution

Location: Dublin


We currently have well-established community and student fundraising teams based in the UK (partnering with 20 universities nationwide). We are looking to replicate this success in Ireland, building new relationships and increasing fundraising income from local and national events, (including Dublin women’s mini marathon, runs, parachute jumps and local events) as well as student overseas treks.


Organise, recruit and resource our local and national fundraising events, student overseas treks and other student fundraising events in partnership with internal fundraising teams across the regions. Support, develop and inspire volunteers, community fundraisers, and key supporters. Utilise these networks to raise funds that enable MRF to achieve a world without meningitis and septicemia. Build lasting relationships and provide a first class service to MRF supporters.


  • Promote and recruit local and national fundraising events and activities both face to face and via the telephone, building strong relationships with our supporters to encourage fundraising activities

  • Promote the MRF student programme to universities across the country, attending meetings and presenting to student groups across Ireland

  • Develop and build relationships with university partners, providing account management and liaison with Challenge Leaders (key volunteers roles)

  • Provide donor care and support for all event participants

  • Maintain accurate records of supporter relationships and financial information relating to events

  • Produce progress reports relating to fundraising

  • Identify and implement ways of solving problems and exploiting new opportunities

  • Assist team members with Irish funding applications


  • Closing Date for Applications
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  • The closing date for completed applications by email is 9am 11th February 2019. Interviews will be held on 13th February 2019, please be prepared to attend on this date if shortlisted for interview.