Epic London is looking for a Development Intern for 6 months

Epic is seeking an experienced, self-driven, “entrepreneurial-minded” individual to support fundraising efforts in London. In collaboration with the Development Team for the UK, the intern will be involved in all aspects of daily fundraising activities, including researching and analyzing potential leads entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, and corporations. This position will be based at Epic’s office in central London. Epic will provide a friendly working environment as well as strong opportunities for professional growth and network building. This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative organization focused on achieving a social impact.

What we offer:

  • 6-months contract minimum
  • International environment
  • Friendly working environment
  • Strong opportunities for professional growth
  • Stipend Salary: £700 /month

What are you going to do

  • Research and identify potential donors including HNWI, corporations, foundations, private banks and family offices.
  • Maintain & track data and partnership opportunities with private banks, wealth management firms, donor advised funds, multi-family offices, corporate foundations and other philanthropy groups to establish a line of communication to promote Epic
  • Track fundraising proposals and submission deadlines with potential institutional funders
  • Maintain donor stewardship activities in Salesforce
  • Research and identify event opportunities with philanthropy forums and thinktanks
  • Create networking opportunities within entrepreneur sector through events, meetings, and market research
  • Identify partnership opportunities to promote social impact within academic sector and institutions - e.g. service learning projects, speaking opportunities etc.

Epic is a global nonprofit startup where focus, expertise, agility and passion are used to change the lives of disadvantaged children by providing impact-oriented giving opportunities to individuals and corporations. At the heart of London and in 7 cities around the world, our team gathers purpose-driven individuals who use their skills to change society. Working for Epic gives you the opportunity to drive strategic influence in non-profit advocacy, grow and leverage a network of contacts across the UK and achieve social impact. Epic will provide afriendly working environment as well as strong opportunities for professional growth through exposure to a wide range ofd evelopment tools.

Interns will also benefit from the hands-on, entrepreneurial environment that characterizes Epic, and will thus gain insight into the workings of an innovative new organization. The position is ideal for students or professionals looking to enrich their understanding of the current philanthropic ecosystem in the UK and abroad.

If you have a curious mind, ability to research autonomously, good communication skills and an appetite for proactive interactions with a wide array of professionals to advance social change, you may be a great fit. The opportunity is beginning immediately and is a 6 monthposition with the possibility of an extension based on performance.

What we ask:

  • At least finished university degree
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work in a fast-paced hands-on, entrepreneurial environment
  • International experience with high cultural competency
  • Interest in social impact and philanthropy sector
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate in large organisations and identify decision makers
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Positive personality with ability to generate creative solutions and take initiative
  • Google Drive, Excel
  • Knowledge of Salesforce is a plus
  • Speaking French is a plus

Extra information

Education Level
University
Location
London
Working hours per week
35 - 40
Type of Contract
Internships
Salary indication
Between £699 and £700 per month
Responsible for
Development, fundraising, engagement
Published at
24-10-2018
Type of Job
Sales
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English

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