Fundraising & Communications Trainee

Role title: Fundraising & Communications Trainee

Location: CUH (Cork University Hospital) Charity, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork

Duration: 12 months

Hours: 35 hours per week

Remuneration: €1,500 per month


2into3 transforms not-for-profits through consulting, recruitment and research. Our team builds capacity through fundraising strategy development, organisational strategy development, talent acquisition, change management and evidence-informed decision-making.

The 2into3 Not-for-Profit Graduate Programme aims to connect the best graduate talent on the market with not-for-profit organisations across all spectrums of the sector. Each trainee is mentored by 2into3 throughout their placement and is given the prospect of progressing into an entry level role on completion of the programme.  

2into3 are recruiting a Fundraising & Communications Trainee for CUH Charity who will be based in the organisation’s office in Cork University Hospital.

Cork University Hospital (CUH) is one of the busiest hospitals in Ireland with over 500,000 patients attending the hospital every year. CUH serves the HSE Southern area and the regional areas of Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny.

CUH is also one of the largest teaching hospitals in Ireland. For a hospital as large and busy as CUH, high quality equipment and services are essential. CUH Charity was established in early 2012 to provide a wide range of life-changing and life-saving facilities and services for patients attending CUH.

Are you seeking an opportunity to begin a career in the not-for-profit sector in the areas of fundraising and communications? We are looking for someone with the following profile:

  • Third level qualification
  • High motivation
  • High degree of initiative, flexibility and creativity
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills                      
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Demonstrable commitment to the not-for-profit sector

If your ambition is to work in the not-for profit sector and you combine the above profile with the humility to recognise that it will be a continuous learning process, then we would like to hear from you. Closing date for applications is Friday, 11th August 2017. Please send your CV and a cover letter via the 'apply by email' button.

For more information on 2into3’s Not-for-Profit Graduate Programme please visit

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