Fundraising & Events Co-ordinator Ref EIJB0268 | Enable Ireland

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Enable Ireland is a leading national voluntary organisation which provides essential services for 7,500 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

We require dedicated employees, with a flexible and adaptable approach, to help support our work with children and adults with disabilities in Ireland.  


Fundraising & Events Co-ordinator Ref EIJB0268

Location: Cork
Contract Type: Fixed Term

We have an exciting opportunity for a Fundraising & Events Co-ordinator. This is a three year fixed term contract, based in Cork for our Cork Region Services. 

The Role: This role will provide support to the Fundraising Manager in coordinating activities in line with the National Fundraising Strategy, such as annual campaigns, corporate philanthropy events and activities, prospect management and public fundraising events and campaigns. 

Based in Cork, the role requires an experienced and dynamic individual for this busy and exciting position in a large service area.  An individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience in event and campaign coordination and ability multi-task is required.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities are as per the job description.

The successful candidate will have:

Essential Criteria

• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar fundraising, marketing, event management or communications role

• Educated to degree level in a relevant field, such as marketing, communications, or business.

• Must have full, clean driving licence and access to own car.

The post holder will demonstrate an ability to:

• Positively communicate at all levels within the organisation and with all stakeholders, such as donors, event holders, companies and suppliers
• Demonstrate competency in written and verbal communication skills.
• Ensure very high standard and quality at all times in their work
• Manager and coordinate activities independently where needed, such as fundraising events, activities and campaigns for the region.

Desirable Criteria

• Fundraising certificate or formal training; Knowledge of the Irish fundraising landscape and the not-for-profit sector

• Experience in an event management

• Social media experience

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion for working with our organization and have the relevant experience/skills required for the role.

Please download the person specification, job description and employment application forms below and forward completed applications to Maria Desmond, Fundraising Manager Cork by mail to

Informal enquiries to Maria Desmond on 087 7905029

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

Interview date to be confirmed.

(Applications must be made on the Enable Ireland Application Form only. CV’s will not be accepted)

Enable Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.
• The post will be subject to reference checks and may be subject to Garda vetting/police clearance, as relevant
• Due to the large volume of applications, we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
• Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants from all sections of the community.
• The above information serves only as a guide to the advertised position.  Enable Ireland, at its discretion, reserves the right to change this prior to appointment.

Fundraising & Events Co-ordinator Ref EIJB0268

Employment Application Form Word Version

Fundraising Events Coordinator Job Description

Fundraising Events Coordinator Person Specification