Joining the Telethon team

We are now recruiting for the Spring 2014 Telethon.  Read on to find out more about the job! The application form can be found further down this page.

Are you:

Your role as a Telethon Fundraiser is to ask graduates who studied at Bristol for charitable donations towards the University.  In addition you will inform them about what is currently happening at Bristol and answer any queries that they may have.  Learn about projects the Telethon helps to fund.

Please note that the Telethon requires fluent English speakers.  If you wish to gain employment in order to improve your English language skills please refer to the Careers Service pages which may offer alternative choices for you.


Working Hours

The spring 2014 campaign runs from 3 February for 5 weeks during the following hours:

You will be paid £7.48 per hour plus an extra 12.07 per cent holiday pay bonus which will be paid in a lump sum at the end of the campaign on completion of your contract.  All students are paid on a monthly basis on the 26th of the month.  Callers are required to work an average of three shifts per week.


Benefits of working on the Telethon


How to Apply?

Please apply using the online application form. The deadline for applications will be 16 January and interviews will take place on 21 - 23 January.  If you are unable to attend an interview on the dates we advertise, we will not be able to consider your application.

At the end of the application form it informs applicants that they will receive an acknowledgment email within a few days.  Due to the Christmas break you will receive your acknowledgment email in week beginning 06 January.

It is a condition of employment that all successful applicants attend the training sessions which take place in the week before calling starts.  The 2013/14 spring campaign training sessions are on Tuesday 28 January and Wednesday 29 January from 18:00 to 21:00.  Applicants must also attend one of the software training sessions which will take place on Thursday 30 January from 18:00 to 21:00 and Saturday 1 February (times to be confirmed). 

If you have any other questions, then please email campaign-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk or call Brigid Harty on +44 (0)117 394 1050.