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42-44 Bishopsgate, London,
EC2N 4AH
United Kingdom

020 7614 7696

Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the most vulnerable children in West Africa.

Join The Team

intern opportunities

Are you hoping to work in the charity sector? Do you want to gain valuable experience in the international development sector? Are you looking to learn new skills and make a real difference to Street Child?

Our work is expanding and we need dynamic people to help us. At Street Child, we are very proud of our volunteer-based approach.  Our internships provide valuable experience for someone looking to move into a career in development and/or fundraising. We offer placements in a wide range of departments including trusts and foundations, fundraising, events and donor relations.

Check out our current internship opportunities below.


Programmes and Trusts Internship

We are looking for someone to commit to a 3 month internship for 3-5 days a week in our London Office. Your key tasks will include:

  • Researching new funding prospects, including trusts, foundations and corporates;
  • Writing fundraising proposals with the support of the Trusts and Foundations Team;
  • Managing mass mail-outs to prospective funders;
  • Logging communications with trusts and foundations;
  • Managing and updating the internal database;
  • Monitoring donations and thanking donors.

For a full job description and to apply, please click here.  The position will be filled as suitable candidates are found.


Swedish Fundraising Internship

We are looking for a native Swedish speaker to commit to a 3 – 8-month internship based in London.

Key Tasks:
You will be part of a small team led by the Nordics Development and Marketing Manager. Below are some examples of responsibilities:

  • Researching new funding prospects, including trusts, foundations and major donors in Sweden and the Nordics;
  • Writing fundraising proposals with the support of the Programmes Team;
  • Marketing and fundraising: support the research and launch of fundraising channels and activities in our new regions, e.g. crowdfunding, fundraising events, direct donations, etc.
  • Manage marketing activities, e.g. digital marketing, search marketing, email marketing and social media;
  • Business development: build and manage collaborations and partnerships e.g. with other organisations, events or companies;
  • Promote and communicate local and international events like the Sierra Leone and Nepal Marathon;
  • Build and update our international websites and marketing materials;
  • Volunteer activation and coordination: help expand the volunteer network of Street Child and manage the support of our existing volunteers;
  • Event management: support planned events and develop new event ideas;
  • Other: assist legal and accounting tasks, coordinate and support the translation of our international websites provided by our volunteers, office admin, etc.

Requirements

  • Key characteristics we are looking for: very independent working style, highly motivated and driven, innovative thinking, identify yourself with the mission of Street Child.
  • Areas of university studies include but are not limited to marketing, international relations, human rights, development, economics or global affairs.
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of web, social media, Microsoft Office, etc. will be needed.
  • English and Swedish language skills are necessary.

For a full job description and to apply, please click here. The position will be filled as suitable candidates are found.