We will shortly be recruiting Telethon Fundraisers for the Spring 2015 campaign. Applications will open on Friday 12 December. Read on to find out more about what's involved.
As a Telethon Fundraiser, your role is to ask Bristol graduates for charitable donations towards the University. You will also talk to them about what is currently happening at Bristol and answer any queries they may have. You can read more about the projects the telethon helps fund on our how you help pages.
Being a Telethon Fundraiser requires fluent English. If you are looking for employment to improve your English language skills, please contact the Careers Service who may be able to offer you alternative choices for you.
The Autumn 2014 campaign runs from early February to March 2015, during the following hours:
You will be paid £7.65 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.
As a Telethon Fundraiser, you will:
Applications will open on Friday 12 December 2014. The deadline for applications will be Thursday 15 January 2015 and interviews will take place on Tuesday 20 - Thursday 22 January. If you are unable to attend an interview on the dates we advertise, we will not be able to consider your application. Your application will be acknowledged by email within three days of its submission.
It is a condition of employment that all successful applicants attend the training sessions which take place in the week before calling starts. The 2014/15 Spring campaign group training sessions will be on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 January from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Applicants must also attend one of the software training sessions which will take place on Thursday 29 January from 6.15 pm to 9.15 pm and Saturday 31 January from 11 am to 2 pm and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.
If you have any questions about the application process, or the training sessions, please email email@example.com or call Laura Chapman, Telethon Manager, on +44 (0)117 394 1302.