Trusts and Statutory Fundraising Intern
UK Office, Moorgate, London
- This volunteering role gives you an exciting opportunity to work with one of the largest and most established non profit organisations in the UK.
About us Content
The British Red Cross is a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.
This is an exciting internship opportunity within the Trusts & Statutory Funding team. The team raises money from charitable trusts and foundations, the Government, the Big Lottery Fund and the European Commission. The team's income targets are ambitious and this year we are aiming to raise over GBP 6 million. Interns will support various team members to increase our potential to exceed our targets. This role will provide an effective means of developing trust & statutory fundraising skills for someone with little or no previous trust & statutory fundraising experience. The intern will gain technical knowledge via training and develop fundraising skills whilst assisting colleagues with the creation of bespoke trust proposals. You will be supported and mentored by experienced colleagues to develop your skills and we will support you to identify your own goals to work towards.
The Successful Applicant
We keep the beneficiary at the heart of what we do, working to understand their needs and the difference we make. Also someone who is: Interested in fundraising; Computer literate; Numerically literate; Analytically skilled; Flexible and able to prioritise workload; Experience of writing effectively and concisely (desirable); Experience of research (desirable); Experience of working as part of a team (desirable); Resident in UK before we can consider an application.
What's on Offer
A full induction, with ongoing support and supervision throughout your placement. Access to relevant in-house training and development opportunities, including British Red Cross intranet site, e-learning facility and one-to-one career sessions or career development workshops. Valuable exposure to the work of the Red Cross in the UK and around the world. A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and to gain new ones. Reasonable travel and lunch expenses paid.