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Jobs & Internships at Theos
Come and work for Theos
We’re looking for a skilled and self-motivated fundraiser to join our dynamic, growing team as we influence public debate for the better.
In order to fuel our mission, we need someone excited and equipped to deliver income from a range of sources - regular donors, key relationships and trusts.
You will need to demonstrate excellence in designing and maintaining effective administrative systems for fundraising and network building. We will also want to see a strong track record of income generation alongside a good understanding of and sympathy with Theos’ Christian basis, work and objectives.
Please forward this email to anyone you know who may be interested.
£32,000-£34,000 pro rata
3-5 days a week
Interview date: 14th October 2016
Download the full job description here.
Theos Internships: Research Assistant
Theos offers 6-month long, full time, paid internships for a Research Assistant, based at our Westminster offices. Please note you MUST be able to legally work in the UK. Please do not apply if you are not already legally able to work in the UK.
Our next run of internships start from February 2017: if you are interested in an internship for this time and beyond please email your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to be considered, to email@example.com
Closing date midnight 6th November 2016.
Interview date is Thursday 8th December 2016.
We will keep your email on file but may not be able to acknowledge it unless you are shortlisted, due to the volume of applications received.
Ideally applicants should have completed an undergraduate degree in a related subject and be able to demonstrate some research experience from within this.
Theos pays the London Living Wage for internships. The usual working week is 37.5 hours.
What do past Interns say about the Internship?
'Working at Theos has been formative, and the experience will go with me for the rest of my working, and personal, life. The work of Theos is subtle and stimulating, the team are incredibly talented as well as person-focused, and the opportunity to support and contribute to Theos’ output – and work in such a team – is invaluable for anyone looking to experience the intersection of public discourse, journalism, and academia. I thoroughly recommend applying, and in any way developing a relationship with this fantastic organisation.'
‘Learning on the ground, discussing issues, exposure to ideas and issues I’d never considered, meeting Theos connections. Gave language and reasoned perspectives to my intuitive feelings about the place of faith in society.'
‘I liked how helpful and supportive the team were in helping me to get the most out of my internship. It helped me to see how many different ways practical elements of Christian Theology are being applied in wider society and made me aware of lots of great initiatives.'
'A chance to write has been excellent. The internship is a good introduction to office life in a pleasant and supportive atmosphere.'