£24,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Summary:

The Community Fundraiser will be responsible for planning, organizing and executing fundraising related events and activities to bring in funds for One Ummah’s life-saving campaigns worldwide. Events will range from smaller scale (BBQ’s, car washes, family fun days, football/snooker tournaments, go karting) to larger scale events (national and international charity challenges, annual dinners etc). The Community Fundraiser will also work on creating, building and strengthening relationships with key donors in their region. In addition to that, the Fundraiser will organize international deployments to take volunteers who will fundraise and deliver aid on the ground with their own hands. Other fundraising tasks will also be delegated to the Community Fundraiser.


Key Targets:

  • Plan, organise and execute two small fundraising events every month (such as car wash, family fun day, sister’s bazaar, BBQ, tournament)
  • Plan, organise and execute a small charity challenge every 4 months (such as a national bike ride or national mountain climb)
  • Plan, organise and execute one large international charity challenge every year (such as European bike ride or international mountain climb)
  • Secure five clothing bank locations within a 12 month time frame.
  • Secure live radio or TV appeals during busy campaign periods
  • Organise, advertise and execute an international deployment for volunteers
  • Secure and strengthen new and existing relationships with large donors
  • Events and challenges to be split across key areas in the Midlands (Birmingham, Leicester, Coventry)


Person Specification - E = Essential   D = Desirable

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have the necessary administrative, professional, technical skills and experience.


  • Valid UK Driving License (E)
  • Educated to University Level (D)


  • Proven experience working within a fundraising/marketing department (E)
  • Experience working on various social media platforms (E)
  • Educated to degree level, or to have equivalent relevant experience (E)
  • Experience of working in the UK charity sector (D)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • High level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills (E)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (E)
  • Knowledge of Islamic financial matters i.e. Zakat, Sadaqat, Waqf (E)
  • Strong understanding of international development and humanitarian work (E)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and internet. (E)
  • A strong working knowledge of a wide range of digital and social media technologies, platforms and marketing (E)
  • A strong working knowledge of Word press software (E)
  • High level understanding of current marketing trends (E)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively. (E)
  • Ability to work in and outside of an office environment to create and maintain relationships. (E)
  • Ability to plan, strategize, prioritize and delegate to ensure successful delivery of targets. (E)
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing as well as build relationships with people of all backgrounds, levels and settings. (E)
  • Elements of fundraising feasibility assessment required to make informed decisions on ideas/concepts. (E)
  • A strong working knowledge of a wide range of digital and social media technologies, platforms and marketing (E)
  • Ability to follow and execute strategies in accordance to budgets. (E)
  • Highly organised with ability to multi-task and self-manage, while dealing with a busy work schedule. (E)
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects with overlapping timescales. (E)


  • Commitment to One Ummah’s visions and values (E)
  • Commitment to One Ummah’s ethos (E).
  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity (E).
  • Hard working and self motivated (E).
  • Understanding of the basic teachings and values of Islam (E)
  • Commitment to community and social development values. (E)
  • Commitment to One Ummah’s policies and procedures. (E)
More about One Ummah Charity

One Ummah which translates to one nation, one world and one community was put together in the hopes and dreams of bringing the world’s co... Read more

Refreshed on: 10 February 2022
Closed date: 25 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing

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