Project Description

Roles available

Charity Operations Internship (up to 4 days /week)


British Student Taekwondo Federation

Key Dates

Please contact us for further information.


Sport has the power to transform lives, laying the foundation for active lifestyles, empowering, educating and building confidence.

Each summer we offer a Charity Operations Internship opportunity to a current student, recent graduate or other successful candidate. Successful candidates will develop a wide variety of skills that will bolster their CV, whilst making a real contribution to our charity’s mission to increase the participation of sport within universities and colleges.

Benefits and Responsibilities

  1. Gain experience: working in professional environment in small teams and independently on projects; working for small charities; working within a standard operating procedure framework and in the charity sector; working in the university sport sector
  2. Gain experience: utilising cloud based project management systems; prioritising parallel projects; using an agile and scrum project management methods, and participating in daily scrums and weekly reviews
  3. Varied work, with responsibility for project elements including:
    1. Research, creation and delivery of presentations on a variety of topics to different audiences, including supervisors and charity trustees
    2. Survey creation and data analysis
    3. Marketing newsletter systems administration
    4. Social media channel administration
    5. Website administration
    6. Copy proofreading
    7. Online research and data collection
    8. Online and telephone communications with recipients, sponsors and stakeholders
  4. 09:30am – 5:00pm working hours
  5. The position is voluntary, with ten stipends paid in instalments and a further completion bonus subject to satisfactory performance. No additional travel or other expenses are available and so this post is most suitable to candidates based in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire

Essential Requirements

  1. Commitment to the British Student Taekwondo Federation’s charitable mission and values
  2. Enthusiasm for university sport
  3. Exemplary professionalism in all aspects of your work
  4. Noteworthy intrinsic motivation
  5. High critical thinking skills
  6. High organisational skills
  7. High interpersonal skills
  8. High proficiency in data processing and presentation

Desirable Experience

  1. Experience in, or commitment to, a career in the charity sector or sport management sector
  2. Expertise in the collection, analysis and reporting of data; particularly survey based research skills
  3. Expertise in management of customer facing newsletters, content creation and marketing AB testing
  4. Expertise in website development and coding (including HTML and CSS)

How to apply

Please send your CV, no longer than 2 pages in length and a separate covering letter of no more than 300 words to

Applicants may then be asked to complete an example of work exercise and participate in a telephone interview at a agreed scheduled time. The example of work exercise will take exactly one hour and requires the candidate have use of a PC/ laptop with an internet connection. Further details will be shared with successful candidates following this stage.