Fixed term for 3 months
Salary scale £8.80 per hour (London living wage)
Full time 35 hours per week
About Alcohol Concern
Alcohol Concern is the leading national charity working on alcohol issues. Our goal is to improve people’s lives through reducing the harm caused by alcohol.
Our work falls into three broad areas;
About the internship
This paid internship position provides an excellent and rare opportunity for a highly motivated individual, to gain some valuable paid experience in fundraising and marketing in the charity sector through working on Alcohol Concern’s Dry January campaign. The successful candidate will be an energetic, highly motivated individual with outstanding written communications, and be able to demonstrate their entrepreneurial outlook. In return, you’ll gain great experience of working in a busy charity, supporting Alcohol Concern’s Dry January campaign, by promoting it to new participants and supporting and thanking donors in their volunteer fundraising as well as running social media campaigns.
Main duty – to undertake a range of different fundraising activities to support the work of Alcohol Concern.
This provides a fantastic opportunity to gain highly useful paid work experience in the not for profit sector. There are a number of different activities across the charity that intern might be involved in such as;
The post-holder will be line managed by the Director of Fundraising and Campaigns.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience required for this internship are:
Job Description – Other Information
This post will be offered subject to the satisfactory completion of references. It is expected that this three month internship will take place between November 2014 and January 2015 and the post holder will be expected to work during the Christmas period when the Alcohol Concern office is open (29th-31st December).
The postholder will attend staff meetings, team meetings and other internal meetings as appropriate.
The postholder must have a commitment to and a willingness to work within Alcohol Concern’s Dignity at Work Policy, its Health and Safety Policy and other policies as set out in the Alcohol Concern Staff Handbook.
This post is for 35 hours per week worked in a five day week. This is a fixed 3 month position paid at the London Living Wage of £8.80 per hour.
The standard working day is 9am to 5pm, 7 hours per day with 1 hour for lunch.
The annual holiday entitlement is 28 days per year, not including public holidays. This will be pro-rated according to the length of your contract.
The postholder will have the option to opt into the pension scheme, where the contributions are Employer 7%, Employee minimum contribution 3%. More details will be provided.
The post is based at Alcohol Concern’s offices at 25 Corsham Street, London N1 6DR.
Alcohol Concern is committed to implementing a comprehensive Equal Opportunities Policy and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Deadline for applications: 7th November
Interviews and start date : ASAP
Apply with CV and one page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org