No Experience Partnerships Intern UK NGO Jobs – PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools)


Job Title:    Partnerships Intern

Organization:  PEAS
(Promoting Equality in African Schools)

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Education
and Partnerships Lead


About US:

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.


Job Summary:  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


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


Managing and growing
income from a diverse portfolio of funders including strategic partners,
institutional donors, corporates, trusts and foundations, major donors and

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:  

development support (40%)

with the Partnerships Team to identify and secure new funding opportunities
that enable PEAS to build new schools in Zambia, complete our school network in
Uganda and deliver quality education to students in both countries. This will

desk-based research to identify prospective funding partners

with the Partnerships Team to develop compelling concept notes, proposals,
presentations and pitches.

Account management
support (20%)

with the Partnerships Lead to support a portfolio of funders to inspire,
motivate and maximise income and other opportunities for PEAS current donors.
This will include;

engaging and accurate content for funder progress reports.

across a range of funders types and sector to develop excellent stewardship
plans and engagement opportunities.

support (40%)

with the Partnership Team to create strong content relevant for a variety of funder
types (strategic partners, institutional donors, corporates, trusts and
foundations, major donors and individuals) that can be used across multiple
prospects and platforms. This will include;

partnership profiles to promote our funding partnerships on our website, via
the quarterly newsletter and through social media channels.

in the role out of the new Communications strategy.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

We are
open to the type of person who might be suitable for this role and are not
fixed on a set amount of experience required. You could be a graduate, or
someone who is looking to change careers and gain experience in the
not-for-profit sector.

At least
a Bachelors Degree

English written and verbal communication skills

in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel

to manage a varied & evolving workload

to work with colleagues in different, often international locations

Able to
synthesise and provide recommendations from desk-based research

attention to detail, comfortable writing clear prose and composing accurate

Able to
write engaging and emotive writing for a variety of public audiences

for international education

about, or have experience volunteering or working in, a Sub-Saharan African

understanding of fundraising and engaging with different funder types

familiarity with CRM systems/donor databases


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 22nd January 2021


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