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Beatbullying Fundraising Intern Job Description Beatbullying is the UK’s leading anti-bullying charity. Founded in 1999 we have twice been named charity of the year in 2005 and again in 2006. We deliver pioneering, innovative and effective programmes which seek to improve the wellbeing and life chances of vulnerable children and young people. Our core programme CyberMentors provides a unique online peer mentoring and professional support service, delivering help and advice in real-time to young people facing issues around wellbeing, bullying and child on child violence, through a safe bespoke social networking website. Building of the successes of CyberMentors we have developed and successfully piloted the ReSync programme, providing online, real time access to peer and professional support and advice to young people who are NEET. We are now seeking to roll out this programme across the UK, delivering ReSync training to help young people overcome their personal barriers to education and employment and enable them to become positive role models, mentoring their peers who are facing similar issues. As part of this expansion we need to strengthen our fundraising team and are looking for a dynamic, driven intern who is keen to learn about charity fundraising and help us with proposal development, community based fundraising (challenge events) and corporate partnership development. You will help to identify new opportunities for raising income through research (online and on the phone), write proposals for potential funders, and manage discrete income generating projects and events. You'll need great written and verbal communications skills and be keen to join an innovative, fast moving organisation. The role is ideal for someone looking to gain an understanding and experience of the voluntary sector, and develop key skills applicable to a number of different areas within it. Post: Fundraising Intern Accountable to: Head of Fundraising Location: Beatbullying’s Head Office, Crystal Palace, London. Key Relationships: Head of Fundraising, Fundraising Officer, Head of Commissioned Services, Director of Communications, Director of New Media, Head of Volunteering Role Summary: Research, proposal writing, donor stewardship and co-ordinating discrete fundraising projects Main Responsibilities Research into new funding opportunities and contacts. Typically corporate, trusts and foundations Proposal writing – putting forward bids to trusts and foundations Developing our suite of challenge events and ensuring we maximise engagement and supporter involvement Project management of discrete or local fundraising activities and events Working Hours 35 hours per week – flexible between (9am-6pm) Person Specification Essential: Commitment to Beatbullying’s work and values Excellent written skills Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to identify funding opportunities through research, gathering intelligence and building networks Ability to work both independently or as part of a team Excellent organisational skills, ability to manage workload Ability to analyse complex data and assemble accurate financial information Excellent IT skills Ability to understand and comply with Beatbullying policies and procedures (including health and safety and child protection) Desirable: Experience of managing and developing third party relationships Driven to meet or exceed targets Some experience of fundraising in a paid or voluntary capacity Knowledge of the voluntary, trusts or corporate sectors We can promise you a rewarding internship in a dynamic fundraising team where you will get to learn loads, lead on certain tasks and assist the team with other duties. It will also be a lot of fun!
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