John Laing

Job Advertisement

Fundraising Intern

Ocean Youth Trust South is offering an internship to support our fundraising and general administration.

We are preparing for a major appeal and need support in researching prospects, producing web and printed materials, and building our appeal database.

You will also be involved in tasks such as compiling voyage feedback as evidence for clients and donors, and helping arrange marketing / fundraising / volunteer events.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication, be able to demonstrate good people skills and be competent with IT systems. You will also have an eye for detail and the ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

Experience of fundraising is desirable but not essential.

This would be an ideal job for a bright, enthusiastic graduate with an interest in moving on to work in the charity sector.

The internship is based at our offices in Gosport and is offered for an initial six months with the possibility of extension if successful.

Salary in the region of £10,500pa.

Apply by 4th October 2013 with CV and covering letter to

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a highly successful, award-winning charity which uses Adventure Under Sail as a personal development opportunity for young people aged 12-25 from the widest possible variety of backgrounds. Voyages on board our 72-foot purpose-built vessel John Laing are designed to give young people - many of them from disadvantaged and vulnerable backgrounds - the skills to succeed in life: confidence, team-working, communication, the ability to cope with unfamiliar situations and much more.

















“I thoroughly enjoyed every minute and there was never a bad point. The sea staff were brilliant.” Nick, aged 17