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Fundraising and Volunteers Coordinator (Midlands)



Fundraising and Volunteers Coordinator (Midlands)

Employment Type

One Year Fixed-Term Contract

Contract Type

Full Time

Hours per Week






Application Deadline



Who we are

Muslim Aid is a British, faith-based international development organisation that provides support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.

What you’ll be doing

This role is a full-time, one year fixed term contract.

Working within a diverse and dynamic team the Fundraising and Volunteers Co-ordinator (Midlands) is responsible for assisting the Regional Fundraising Manager in developing fundraising activity across the Midlands. This role will span East and West Midlands and may broaden that reach over time into Wales, to maximize income from a diverse range of community and innovative events to achieve agreed income targets.


This role will work strategically and autonomously to, amongst other things:

    • Coordinate campaigns and fundraising activities at a regional level.Raise funds with key stakeholders such as schools, businesses, mosques, community groups and the general public at large.
        • Organise and co-ordinate fundraising and promotional events for region and replicate nationally where relevant, including attending at events.
          • Represent Muslim Aid on Live Appeals as and when required.
            • Develop and maintain your own portfolio of stakeholders and research and prioritise new donors, ensuring high quality stewardship with the aim of securing ongoing support.
              • Manage relationships with relevant external stakeholders to ensure the best possible value for money and ROI.
                • Recruit and supervise a targeted amount of new volunteers and organise training sessions for volunteers to support fundraising activities.

                  Who we are looking for

                    • This is a fast-paced and highly supporter-centric role within Muslim Aid and as such the ideal candidate will have the following:
                      • Experience in building and delivering a fundraising programme and of securing income across a range of fundraising disciplines, especially from individuals and major donors.
                        • Experience of direct accountability for financial or other targets.
                          • Experience of creating and successfully implementing a fundraising strategy.
                            • The ability to inspire people and to develop long-term relationships, with the gravitas to gain the trust and respect of relevant internal and external stakeholders
                              • Knowledge of BME and faith-based communities

                              Why you should apply:

                              If you are self-motivated, with the ability to work with a high degree of autonomy this role is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Community Fundraiser to be able to lead on, build and develop a fundraising programme. You will be joining a supportive, highly-skilled, passionate organisation as a specialist in your field.

                              How to apply

                              To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to

                              Muslim Aid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a DBS check (Basic, Standard or Enhanced depending on the role). In addition, all successful candidates for finance roles will undergo an Experian Credit Check.


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