Les offres d'emplois de Institut Français du Royaume-Uni
The Institut francais du Royaume-Uni is part of the cultural representation of the French Embassy in the United Kingdom. Our essential diplomatic mission is to promote French language & culture in order to encourage cross-cultural exchange and cultural diversity in the UK.
Founded in 1910, the Institut français du Royaume-Uni is a leading cultural destination and the first reference in terms of French arts & culture programme in the UK. The Institute is currently led by our Director and Cultural Attachée to the Embassy Claudine Ripert-Landler. Our cross-disciplinary cultural centre is widely renowned for its language centre, the listed library and its recent extensions (multimedia library & children’s library), and our Ciné Lumière has established itself as one of London’s top repertory cinemas.
Leading institutions partnering with the Institut français include: the Barbican, the BFI, the British Council, the British Library, Imperial College London, King’s College London, the National Gallery, the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, the Serpentine Galleries, the Tate Modern and Tate Britain, the University of Oxford and the V&A.
For more information about the French Institute, visit our website, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. The Development Department of the French Institute in the UK is looking for an intern for a 6 month internship starting early October. Supported by the Trust of the French Institute, the Department aims to raise funds for the French Institute via a network of individual donors, corporate partners, grant applications and the development of the Patrons’ Circle of the French Institute.
The Development intern will work on major fundraising campaigns such as Connexion Project (£200,000 as fundraising target) or main investment projects planned for 2021. Their role is to assist the Development team in every step of a fundraising campaign, whether led towards individuals or corporate partners.
WHEN: From 19 October 2020 (starting date can be discussed)
DURATION: 6 months, full-time (7h per day, 35h per week)
WHAT: Internship for a student (French, British or other nationality) enrolled in a French University/Higher Education School
REQUIREMENT: MASTER II (Business, Political Sciences, Communication, Social Sciences…)
CONTRACT: French Internship Convention. No internship can be delivered without an agreement between the French University/Higher Education School and the French Institute in the UK
INTERVIEWS via Zoom or in person, at the French Institute in London
INTERNSHIP LOCATION: Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 23 Cromwell Road, London SW7 2EL, United Kingdom
UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF: Partnerships Manager, Development Department
CONTACT: CV and Cover Letter (English only) to [email protected]
Applications in French won’t be considered.
COMPENSATION: Minimum compensation calculated on the basis of the current French legislation for internships
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 October 2020
*Important note: Remote work will be put in place only if lockdown is required by new government legislation
Fluency in French and English (writing & speaking)
Prior experience in the cultural sector is a +
IT basics (Pack Office, Google for Work…) and Social Medias
Prior use of Data Management softwares appreciated
Diplomacy, flexibility, adaptability, team spirit, dynamism, initiative and tact
Depending on fundraising projects led by the Development Department, the intern will be required to take part in the following tasks, under the supervision of the Partnerships Manager:
Participating in prospects identification (individuals and corporate)
Proposals writing for targeted potential donors
Administrative and donors benefits follow-up
Database monitoring and updates
Coordinating logistics onsite and ahead of the events
Building guest lists, managing invitations and RSVP
Coordinating with service providers and contractors
COMMUNICATION, BENCHMARK & PRESS REVIEW
Communications for donors and prospects, including Social Media
Benchmarks (i.e.: fundraising strategies in the UK and France, COVID-19 policies in the fundraising sector…)
Weekly Press Review on Cultural + Corporate/Finance sector news (UK and French) fundraising|mécénat