Communications Intern

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the delivery of external communications for The Elders including writing, sourcing and editing material for our social media channels, website and e-newsletter
  • Maintaining and updating distribution lists in collaboration with the Programmes Team
  • Helping to create and distribute press statements, web pages, and other digital content
  • Assisting in the development of our site SEO and user experience
  • Assisting in the planning of communications and engagement activity for Elders trips, events, meetings and partnerships
  • Monitoring press and social media coverage and preparing internal impact reports on our communications work
  • General assistance across the Communications Team, as required

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Exceptional written ability in English is essential
  • Organised, efficient, motivated self-starter who can work autonomously and within a team
  • Knowledge of international affairs and the topics The Elders work on (e.g. climate change, multilateralism, conflict, human rights, nuclear proliferation, refugees, access to justice)
  • Good understanding of social media engagement and digital audiences
  • IT and web-literate, with some experience of digital publishing, analytics and SEO functionality desirable
  • Office workplace experience is desirable
  • Proficiency in other languages is desirable

Location: London

Length: 6 months

Deadline: 12 July 2019

Interviews: w/c 19 July 2019

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Hours: 35 per week

Start Date: ASAP

To apply please send a CV and cover letter (max. 500 words) detailing relevant skills and experience to by midnight 12 July 2019.

Applications must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

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