Fixed Term Contract (12 months), 37.5 hours per week
Birmingham, West Midlands
Al-Khair Foundation is a UK-registered charity working to deliver humanitarian and development projects worldwide. Founded in 2003, Al-Khair provides emergency aid, medical care, education and livelihood support to vulnerable communities in the UK, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and is committed to supporting these groups to become sustainable active citizens in their society. Al-Khair Foundation is a key development partner of choice for Governments, NGOs, donors and civil society in their respective countries.
The Foundation has witnessed significant growth since we opened our doors in 2003 and our current strategic and business plans make this is a perfect time to join our organisation.
Reporting to the Head of Branches, the key responsibilities of the Fundraising Officer will be that of participating in the development and implementation of our Fundraising Strategy; identify and develop key relationships with donors, volunteers, local community leaders, statutory and corporate sectors; organise fundraising activities and community engagement at the local level; support with the development of programmes and initiatives that increases awareness about the Al-Khair brand and build community links in your assigned location; and assist with the recruitment and induction of volunteers.
For this role, the successful candidate will have a degree level or equivalent qualification; good experience of planning and coordinating fundraising activities and campaigns and of working in a Fundraising capacity, ideally within a charitable organisation; good knowledge of charity sector and of contemporary fundraising techniques; and commitment to diversity.
The successful candidate will also be required to have good communication and IT skills and most importantly, work effectively as part of a team.
For more information and to register and apply for this position, please click on the Apply button to be redirected to our vacancy page.
Deadline for applications: 11th June 2022
Due to the expected high response for this vacancy, we reserve the right to close this campaign once we have a suitable pool of applicants.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, faith or disability. Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.