Fundraising Officer

Are you passionate about creating global impact in a strong organisation with a dynamic and supportive work environment? Does raising funds and see revenues rise motivate you? Then we want to hear from you!

We Effect is now recruiting an experienced Fundraising Officer. The role is part of the Fundraising and Communications Unit at our Head office in Stockholm. The employment is a permanent position, with a six months’ probations period. Start date as soon as possible.

Main responsibilities

We are currently in the process of diversifying our financing and need to develop new fundraising methods, and as a Fundraising Officer, a big part of the job will be to work proactively with raising funds from private donors and smaller companies, both existing and new ones. The role is both strategic and operational and requires close collaboration with colleagues, both in the marketing department and other departments and units, in Sweden and internationally. You need to be able to plan, execute and follow up fundraising activities and produce comunication material, including fundraising copy, to attract and engage donors.

Main tasks

  • Engaging and recruiting new donors, both monthly donors and one-off donations, through various activities (e.g. F2F, telemarketing, regular fundraising and campaigns)
  • Develop the relationship with existing donors to increase loyalty and fundraising
  • Plan, execute and follow up fundraising activities
  • Use relevant tools, methods and systems to develop our relationship with donors and increase fundraising
  • Produce communication material, including fundraising copy work, both digital and print.
  • Analys and follow-up of activities in relevant tools (CRM, GA4)
  • Ensure that all the work we do is rights-based

About you:

You are a creative, solution- and goal-oriented relationship builder who wants to drive development forward. It is essential that you are comfortable with working independently and as a part of a team. We expect that you communicate diplomatically and are humble to ensure a good deal for all parties.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful fundraising activites, campaigns and retention work.

Required qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent within a relevant field, e.g. Marketing, Sales, Development studies or similar
  • 3+ years of relevant working experience
  • Experience of Fundraising
  • Experience of working with communicationExperience of working with budgets and towards clearly set goals
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in Swedish and English


  • Experiences from civil society
  • Knowledge of additional languages

Systems we work in

  • Marketing cloud
  • Salesforce AXSP
  • Adoveo
  • GA4
  • Adobe suite
  • Microsoft 365

If you can relate to above and are passionate about creating global impact in a strong organisation with a dynamic and supportive work environment, we want to  hear from you.

Application details

Apply by uploading your CV and cover letter to Impactpool no later than 30th of April. Your application documents should be in English or Swedish.

For more information

Carola Rydstedt, Head of Unit Fundraising and communications,

Linnea Karlsson, union representative,

What we can offer you

We will give you the opportunity to make a real difference – within our organisation and in our joint work for a sustainable planet free from poverty. We challenge the status quo and encourages innovation. Our values Transparency, Respect and Together, guide us in our work and as colleagues forming our organisational culture. We are an intercultural organisation where diversity and inclusion are our corner stones. We welcome you as you are, and value a wide range of perspectives, experiences and networks and we strive for a workplace where you can bring your whole self to work. It is our belief that an inclusive workplace without discrimination of any kind, leads to more efficient relations and results with healthy, engaged, and growing co-workers.

We strive to have the best work environment and even if your main workplace for this position will be Stockholm, we offer flexible opportunities to mix working from office and home or elsewhere which we believe will improve work-life balance in many ways. We apply goal-oriented working time and offer 31 days of paid annual leave.

About We Effect

We Effect is a development organisation founded by the Swedish cooperative movement in 1958 to support the development of democratic organisations and societies. In our international development cooperation programmes, we are applying a human rights-based approach supporting people living in poverty to secure their rights.

We Effect works in around 20 countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa through our regional offices in partnership with local CSO’s, farmer organisations, cooperative federations and other democratic organisations. For more information, see


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