The Partnerships Internship is an exciting 6-month role based within the UK Partnerships Team, with the possibility of extension. PEAS Partnerships Intern will play a vital role in enabling PEAS to build new schools in Zambia, complete our school network in Uganda and deliver quality education to students in both countries.
This is a varied role offering the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to get hands on experience working across a diverse range of funder types and projects including an exciting new Capital Fundraising Appeal to at least double the size of our Zambia network.
You will be joining the PEAS Partnerships Team a small team of committed, proactive, and effective fundraisers who are well supported by the rest of UK, Ugandan and Zambian teams – we are proud to have developed a strong ‘everyone’s a fundraiser’ mindset at PEAS, thus avoiding the traditional division between programme and fundraising staff.
Work on the team is varied and exciting. The Partnerships Team is responsible for generating the income required for PEAS to deliver on our organisational goals. We do this through;
Managing and growing income from a diverse portfolio of funders including strategic partners, institutional donors, corporates, trusts and foundations, major donors and individuals
Identifying and securing income from new funders
Developing and delivering an engaging and exciting communications strategy.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work at the heart of an award-winning education organisation. They will need to be a quick learner, highly organised, and adept at working flexibly to support evolving team and organisational needs. Strong written and verbal communication are essential, as well as enthusiasm for working with multi-national teams.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Business development support (40%)
Account management support (20%)
Communications support (40%)
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online using the link provided in the application button.
PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools) is a UK based charity/social enterprise with a mission to ‘expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education across Africa’. PEAS establish and operates low-cost secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia in areas where access to quality secondary education is limited due to cost and geographical barriers. PEAS’ interventions are built upon 3 pillars of education impact: Access, Quality and Sustainability. Since opening its first schools in 2008, the PEAS network has grown to 32 schools, and we are currently educating over 16,000 students.
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