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Development Intern

Development and Operations

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £11.52 per hour - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Reference:  0822-349

Casual Post

This post is only available to current Royal Holloway Students

Applications are invited from current Royal Holloway students for the post of Development Intern within the External Relationships group, part of the university’s directorate of Marketing and Communications. 

This is a part-time (casual) internship starting 1 September 2022 and continuing into the 2022/23 academic year and therefore the internship is suitable for a continuing Royal Holloway student.  The hours worked will be as follows:

  • 1 September 2022 – 31 July 2023:  up to a maximum of 20 hours per week (worked over 3 or 4 days).  

There will be some flexibility to support working around essential academic work, for example lectures and exams.

The successful candidate will provide support to the Head of Development and Development Managers to engage Royal Holloway donors with compelling content. Specifically they will support in gathering content for the team to share on social media channels, stewardship of donors and website updates to increase engagement. In addition they will assist in dealing with incoming/outgoing correspondence from scholars. 

The successful candidate will have an excellent standard of written English with a good eye for detail and experience of (or interest in) writing content. They will also have experience of using key social media platforms to engage a range of audiences. Demonstrable organisational skills are essential, along with the ability to work independently to deadlines positively and proactively. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Development Manager, Janice Rodrigues-Mendes via email

For further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted at

The College is unable to obtain permission to work in the UK for this post. Therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK if they wish to apply. 

Please quote the reference: 0822-349

Closing Date: 23:59, 18 August 2022

Interview Date: 24 August 2022

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.



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