Community Fundraising Officer x 2 – Irish Wheelchair Association

Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is a progressive independent person centred organisation providing services for people with limited mobility nationally. Our mission is to provide exceptional services and other supports that change lives and ensure that people with disabilities are in a position to participate fully and equally in their communities. The Association employs 2,500 staff in every county in Ireland to provide those services.

We now seek applications for the following positions in IWA Dublin and Cork

Community Fundraising Officer (1 position in each location)
12 months fixed term contract, 24 hours per week

You will be responsible for ensuring that fundraising activity is implemented locally to deliver targets and increase income in line with Fundraising Strategy. You 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).

Successful candidate will have a 3rd level qualification (ideally in Event Management, Fundraising Management, Marketing, Business Management, Communications, or similar), combined with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in Fundraising and experience in delivery of financial targets. An understanding of fundraising principal and best practice, full driving license and own care are required. Ideal candidate will also be proficient in using databases and Microsoft Office suite.

*A full copy of the all the job description is available on

To apply please submit a current CV and cover letter to

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 17th February 2017

IWA is an equal opportunity employer

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