If you are looking for part-time work on campus, to enhance skills vital for employability after university, and you enjoy meeting new people – you may be interested in becoming part of the University’s Student Fundraising Team |
The 65 strong student team contact Warwick graduates and friends of Warwick via telephone across the world to keep in touch, maintain a strong relationship, talk about our current fundraising projects and inspire them to support these projects with a donation.
As one of the highest paid student jobs on campus, being a Student Fundraiser is a competitive and challenging role, but also extremely rewarding. The role is a fantastic CV boost and has opportunities for progression to Supervisor & Manager of shifts. You will also be matched to graduates from your own course or that have similar interests to you, which has often lead to excellent career advice over the phone and even offers of for work experience and internships.
Awards nights are held termly, where high achieving Fundraisers win sponsored prizes that have ranged from £50 meal vouchers to Amazon Vouchers. Full training is provided and you will be supported by an enthusiastic and dedicated supervision team, who have a breadth of experience as a fundraiser, for you to learn from.
Fundraising is vital in helping the University maintain its position as a leading institution of education, research and innovation and play a positive role in the local and global community. We have over 3000 donors supporting the University each year, with our key philanthropic projects surrounding Warwick in Africa, Scholarships and Cancer Research.
Andreas Avraam | Shift Manager 2015/16, Supervisor 2014/15, Student Fundraiser 2013/14)
Having the chance to be a student fundraiser is a fantastic opportunity. It provides you with skills that employers value, from being confident and persuasive, to being driven to reach certain targets. There is a friendly but challenging atmosphere in the calling room which pushes you to progress. Importantly for me, the role acts as a highlight on your CV for any job you apply to after your degree.
Location: Westwood Campus
Start Date: 31 October
Duration: Term time, autumn and spring mandatory, summer flexible
Hours and days:
Minimum 7.5 hours per week (2.5 x 3 hour shifts).
Choices of: Mon-Thurs (6pm-9pm), Saturday (10am-1pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm) & Sun (5pm-8pm)
Dress code: Casual
Rate of Pay: £8.50
Holiday pay: £1.03
Please read the full job description before completing the online application form.
To be considered for this role, you must be available for the compulsory training sessions all day on 29 and 30 October.