Internship: Fundraising Intern
Main point of contact: Kate Dring, Regional Fundraising & Development Manager
Duration: 12 weeks, part-time (2-3 days per week)
Main duties and responsibilities:
1)Research and develop new event opportunities and assist the Regional Fundraising & Development Manager with current event projects during the internship.
2)Carry out administrative duties involved in the course of planning and implementing events, including typing correspondence, sending out fundraising packs, certificates, and maintaining an efficient filing system.
3)Maintain and update the fundraising database, ensuring all individual records are accurate.
4)Work with Regional Fundraising & Development Manager and the care team to develop gifts in kind (non financial gifts) programme, ensuring items are distributed to Rainbow Trust families.
5)Deal with telephone and email enquiries and take action as necessary.
6)Research and develop marketing opportunities and assist the Regional Fundraising & Development Manager with raising the profile of Rainbow Trust in the north west.
IT literate (Microsoft Office, Internet, Outlook)
Good organisational and communication skills
Good project management skills
The ability to prioritise workload and be flexible if necessary
The ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Confident and polite telephone manner
What you can expect from the role:
- Rainbow Trust will provide you with the training you need to feel comfortable in the role
- One to one support
- Reimbursement of expenses where appropriate
- The opportunity to develop new and existing skills and gain work experience in the charity sector.
1 day a week minimum from Monday to Friday for 12 weeks between January 2013 and May 2013.
This position is unpaid but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
The exact start date and the days to be worked per week are negotiable depending upon personal circumstances.
- Rainbow Trust induction
- Additional training as required for the role/task
Must be aged 18 or older
- CV and covering letter (by email)
- Two references
- Enrolment form
For further information please contact:
North West office;
Tameside Business Park
Tel: 0161 336 4767 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org