E2, London
This is an unpaid volunteering opportunity. Expenses reimbursed to a flat rate of £20 per day
Voluntary, Part-time (2-3 days per week), flexible timing
Job description


Job summary

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic intern to support our Marketing and Communications Officer. You will help to implement our communications strategy with a particular focus on digital and social media; find new sources of funding to support all areas of CSC’s work, as well as ensuring that our current donors and partners are given the best possible care and attention.

Specific responsibilities

1. Social Media

  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Officer to schedule, produce and manage content on CSC’s social media channels
  • Monitor CSC’s social media channels, engage with audiences and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Work with colleagues across all areas to maximise the quality, reach and volume of our content and its impact with target audiences
  • Support with online campaigns and ‘moments’ such as our summer fundraising appeal and Refugee Week
  • Use a variety of multimedia tools to create compelling and engaging content
  • Support the evaluation of CSC’s social media channels (including specific campaigns) and contribute to continuous improvement.

2. Digital

  • Work with the Senior Digital Officer to evaluate SEO and implement improvements where needed to optimise the reach and accessibility of our online content
  • Support the production of web copy that is optimised for audience and purpose
  • Undertake day-to-day website updates
  • Support the Senior Digital Officer with Phase 1 of Digitally Connecting Street Children, our bespoke platform connecting street children around the world, including uploading content to the platform and liaising with network members participating in this phase.
  • Monitor and report on analytics, create reports encompassing the website, social media, email marketing.

3. Strategy and Development

  • Support the development of our ambassadorships, including desk research of  potential new ambassadors
  • Support the Marketing and Communications Officer with the development and evolution of CSC’s digital and social media strategy.

4. Research

  • Developing an understanding of CSC’s work and funding requirements
  • Researching organisations, trusts and foundations and individuals who may be interested in partnering with CSC, particularly those who provide unrestricted funding
  • Drafting research profiles in an accessible format.

5. Fundraising

  • Supporting CSC staff and the Development Board with virtual events and other fundraising initiatives to attract high net worth individuals
  • Processing and acknowledging individual giving donations and ensuring records are kept up to date.

6. Stewardship/Donor Care

  • Creating or feeding into communication materials including thank you letters, reports, highlights of our work and the monthly supporter update
  • Maintaining the files on Salesforce (our online database) and fundraising files, ensuring donor records are kept accurate and up to date and reports of donations are generated

7. Other

  • Providing general administrative support to colleagues as and when required.

Person specification


  • Experience of desk research and interest in researching major funders
  • Flexing writing style to suit different audiences
  • Working as part of a team

Skills and abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent research skills
  • Digital literacy, including use of social media


  • Interest in human rights (especially relating to children) and international development issues
  • Data protection and child safeguarding (desirable)
  • Databases and donor management systems (desirable)


  • Degree level or relevant work or volunteering experience

Other requirements:


  • Commitment to realising street children’s rights
  • A proactive self-starter who is keen to be part of a small team making a big difference.


Please note that we won’t be able to provide a certificate of sponsorship/visa for this role, so you must have the right to work in the UK.  

CSC recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job descriptions from people of all backgrounds.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented throughout CSC. We also welcome applications from LGB and Trans and non-binary candidates.

Closing date for applications 11.59pm Tuesday 18 May.

Interviews will be held on Friday 28 May 2021, with a view to the candidate starting immediately (negotiable).

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Posted on: 04 May 2021
Closing date: 18 May 2021
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising

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