Fundraising Officer

Job Ref: Make-A-Wish Ireland
Type: Full-time, permanent role
Location: Make-A-Wish office is in Dublin 18 - currently working remotely - open to flexible and home-based working for candidates who demonstrate flexibility in return
Salary: Available on Request
Closing Date: 5pm on Wednesday, 9th December 2020.

Full Description


Make-A-Wish Ireland has one simple aim – we grant the wishes of children aged between 3 and 17 years living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since 1992, Make-A-Wish Ireland has granted wishes for more than 2,600 brave children across the country.


Make-A-Wish is now recruiting a Fundraising Officer to join its passionate team, with specific responsibility for growing fundraising events in the community including challenges/marathons. They will also manage existing events and projects for Make-A-Wish, and our national flag campaign. The successful candidate will complement and collaborate with other members of the fundraising team to ensure maximum income generation for Corporate, Schools, Major Events, and Individual Giving.

The Fundraising Officer will develop and manage existing key projects ensuring that they are well executed and reach their targets in terms of income generation, donor experience and retention and will also establish and grow new relationships and partnerships through networking.

To succeed in this role, you will possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in sales, business development and/or event management. Fundraising experience would be a distinct advantage. You will be driven and resourceful with demonstrable experience in working to and achieving targets. You will be a keen relationships builder who is confident presenting and pitching to a variety of audiences.

If you’re am ambitious, creative fundraiser with excellent communication and organisational skills and proven experience nurturing strong relationships, who relishes working to and meeting targets, this could be the role for you!


The recruitment campaign for the role of Fundraising Officer is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Make-A-Wish by not-for-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

To apply for this role, please email [email protected] to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 5pm on Wednesday, 9th December 2020.