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Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity- PR & Fundraising Intern

Rays of Sunshine are looking for a PR & Fundraising Intern to support the team. Based in Wembley, 5 days a week, for a minimum 3 months. Travel and lunch expenses paid.

Role Summary

This is a role for a lively and dynamic individual. As the PR & Fundraising Intern your role is to support the PR & Communications team to generate greater awareness of the charity, its campaigns and partnerships, as well as support the Fundraising team to generate income.

You will be working within a highly focused and passionate team.  The candidate will have strong written and communications skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help maintain and build awareness and the reputation of the charity
  • Liaise with regional media regarding the work of the charity
  • To update databases/distribution lists
  • Helping to maintain social media accounts/support the implementation of a social media strategy
  • Support the fundraising team to generate awareness of both individual fundraisers and corporate partnership activities
  • Liaise with families re: PR consent and event invitations
  • Update the website with new content
  • General admin duties as required, including sending out fundraising materials
  • Maintain a library system for press coverage
  • Tracking coverage
  • Maintain database of feedback
  • Communicating internally press coverage achieved

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Sensitivity and confidentiality to the work of the charity
  • Must have good IT skills in Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to be proactive and plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Creative thinking with the ability to identify opportunities and suggest ideas

Desirable skills

  • Experience of working in communications


  • Willing and able to work occasional evenings and weekends to support events
  • Able to travel to events/locations as required

Please email Sarah May Kershaw on with your CV if you are interested in this role.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Location: Based in the office at No.1 Olympic Way, Wembley, HA9 0NP
  • Hours: 9.30am – 5.30pm