Junior Community & Events Fundraiser

Job Title:           Junior Community and Events Fundraiser
Reporting to: 
Campaigns and Community Manager
Location:          Mercy University Hospital Foundation, 26 Henry St., Cork.
Duration:         6-month contract
Hours:               9-5 pm. Mon-Fri.

Work will be required on weekends/evenings which can be claimed back as time in lieu in normal working hours.

Due to operational requirements, the Mercy University Hospital Foundation is currently recruiting a Junior Community and Events Fundraiser.

We are looking for an individual who is interested in gaining significant hands-on experience in community fundraising and events.


This exciting and challenging role will include:

  • Co-ordination of our Golf Classic event
  • Ad hoc community fundraising assistance
  • Co-ordination of the It’s a Man’s Thing
  • Attend cheque presentations as necessary
  • Ensure all communications with donors and information are logged on the database for future reference in order to maximise fundraising results
  • Work to continuously improve the Foundation’s operations so as to firmly establish the Foundation as a charity of choice
  • To contribute towards the Foundation being a supportive, positive and effective workplace
  • Ensuring the shared folder is continually updated
  • Contributing towards the Foundation being a highly regarded and ethical charity


Skills and Experience in any of these areas would be an advantage:

  • Third Level qualification
  • Event Planning experience
  • Public Speaking experience
  • Telemarketing experience
  • High level of computer literacy and proficiency using databases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management and multitasking abilities with the capability to manage projects in line with organisational requirements
  • Excellent organisational, attention to detail and creative skills with ability to work on own initiative but also as an integral member of the team
  • Ability to work to targets and deadlines
  • Enthusiastic, efficient and hard working with a positive can-do attitude
  • Flexible ability to deal with last minute tasks and integrate them with the overall workload
  • Responsible, Reliable and honest
  • Stays calm under pressure
  • Passion for fundraising and charity work
  • Commitment to the mission and objectives of the Mercy University Hospital Foundation
  • Hard Working with a positive can-do attitude
  • Own car, clean driving license (essential)


To apply for the role, please email CV and Cover Letter to Deirdre Finn at deirdref@mercyfundraising.ie Tel 021 -4274076

Closing date for applications 17th January 2018