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Fundraiser Job Description

A Fundraiser is a professional who organizes events, designs marketing and promotional materials and leads outreach efforts to help an organization meet its fundraising goals.

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Refreshed on

March 22, 2022

Reviewed by

Eftychia Karavelaki

Senior Recruitment Manager


Use this Fundraiser job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.


Fundraiser responsibilities include:

  • Organizing fundraising events and working with volunteers  
  • Writing funding proposals and sending these to potential sponsors
  • Creating marketing and promotional activities

Job brief

We are looking for a Fundraiser to join our team and help our organization develop fundraising programs to meet our fundraising goals throughout the year.

Fundraiser responsibilities include recruiting sponsors and volunteers, leading promotional activities and maintaining relationships with current donors. 

Ultimately, you will work with a group of volunteers to identify potential donors while also interacting with our organization’s leaders to find opportunities to help us reach our financial goals.


  • Develop fundraising events to help raise money throughout the year
  • Maintain records of sponsors for annual outreach efforts
  • Organize campaigns that will lead to donations
  • Train volunteers to support outreach efforts

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Fundraiser or similar role
  • Experience in a fundraising position
  • Creativity and persuasion skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Relevant training and/or certifications in Fundraising

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