The Events Intern will support the fundraising team to successfully deliver a number of important events, helping to raise vital funds, thank supporters and cultivate key relationships.
Duties will include:
Supporting the Special Events and Philanthropy Manager with preparation for events including awards ceremonies, dinners, and breakfast meetings
Preparation of materials and presentations, dealing with guest enquiries, sending guest communications, (where required) organising raffle prizes, and attending events as a key part of the event delivery team
Assisting the Challenge Events and Campaign Coordinator (where required) to help promote and market challenge events (runs, cycles, treks etc) sending out fundraising materials, writing/sending thank you letters and certificates, logging participant details on the database and on the day event support
The role will require the intern to assist with administrative tasks including data entry, running reports, printing and posting materials, but will also allow responsibility for specific projects, and to contribute ideas to the team
Carrying out ad hoc research into future event ideas and sourcing opportunities for RedR to become the beneficiary of corporate industry events
Taking charge of the Events Inbox, monitoring enquiries and responding effectively
The intern will also be expected to assist with:
Assist with the preparation and delivery of bespoke Disaster Relief Challenge workshops for RedR’s corporate partners
Carrying out research on a number of fundraising and humanitarian initiatives
Supporting the team and other events as opportunities arise
This internship is perfect for someone interested in a career in fundraising and/or events, who wants to find out more about the different areas of work.
The intern will gain a thorough understanding of how special and challenge events contribute to charity fundraising, whilst also gaining broader knowledge about how a fundraising team operates. They will have the opportunity to assist with projects at all stages, from initial planning to on the day delivery and will develop successful communication, event management and organisation skills to take forward to their next role. RedR is committed to providing interns with real work and projects to ensure they learn as much as possible and gain tangible experience.