Fundraising Internship (12 month fixed-term contract)

Fundraising Internship (12 month fixed-term contract)

About Reall

Reall is an innovator and investor in climate-smart affordable housing for people living on low incomes in urban Africa and Asia.

Reall’s purpose is to improve the lives of 100M people in urban Africa and Asia by 2030 through affordable housing.  We’re doing this because homes aren’t just a fundamental human right; they unleash unimaginable human potential to shape a future of gender parity, climate resilience, clean air, renewable energy, and socio-economic justice.

The Fundraising and Investor Relations team is responsible for the development of funding proposals and overseeing grant and contract delivery and compliance through the project lifecycle.

The Role

Reall is offering a great learning opportunity to work closely with a small, ambitious team to support fundraising efforts from various funders such as Governments, Foundations, Trusts, Bilateral organisation the private sector. This internship is ideal for a candidate looking to kickstart a career in Philanthropy, Fundraising or Development.

You will gain insight into how Reall develops and manages relationships with statutory funders, corporate and philanthropy donors, and gain practical experience in the systems and processes which underpin long-term philanthropic partnerships.

We offer you learning on the job through:

  • Working within the affordable housing and policy sector, with the opportunity to make links and network across the organisation;
  • Assisting the Fundraising Team through conducting research, including compiling accurate profiles of prospective donors;
  • Monitoring and analysing key donor sectors and drafting quarterly fundraising newsletters;
  • Supporting the preparation of funding proposals and donor correspondence;
  • Assisting the team with the preparation and on-day support of Reall meetings and events;
  • Maintaining the funding pipeline/donor database;
  • Office management support and assistance and other tasks as needed.

 You will have the following skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Undergraduate degree or in pursuit of a degree;
  • Excellent verbal and written command of English;
  • Ability to conceptualise, write, and edit fundraising reports, applications and proposals;
  • Strong organisational skills, self-motivation, flexibility, and reliability are essential;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within a demanding environment;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and
  • Authorisation to work in the UK.

Full details are in the job description and person specification, which are available by clicking through to apply for this role.  Please note that you must have the right to live and work in the UK to be eligible to apply for this role.

Why work at Reall?

Salary – up to £19,760 per annum

Working hours – Normal office hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns subject to the objectives and outcomes of the role being met. We are currently working hybrid with blended office and homeworking.

Annual Leave – 25 days, plus a day off on your birthday.

Benefits – Access to RewardHub, which provides high street discounts and a cashback reward scheme in popular online and retail outlets. Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential support to colleagues.

With a modest UK-based team, Reall is an organisation driven by efficiency, with comparatively huge ambitions and a track record of significant success.

Our internal operations are underpinned by a culture of psychological safety, promoting trust, curiosity, and confidence. This means that staff feel secure to speak their minds, tackle challenges creatively, and can never be described as risk averse.

A committed investor in its staff, Reall promotes an environment of conscious diversity in all its forms. You’ll be joining a high-performing, cohesive team with its sights firmly on global impact.

Further information

Reall is committed to equality and diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  We particularly welcome applications from candidates who are black, Asian, minority ethnic, LGBTQ+, and those who have disabilities, because we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is important for our organisation and will lead to greater results and enhance our way of working.

Submit Application

Please ensure that you upload both a CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this role, in order for your application to be considered.

You must have the right to live and work in the UK to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available.

Find out more and apply for this role

Applications close at 5pm GMT on Wednesday 30 November.