Current Vacancy:

Paid Communications Internship

 
Job Title: Communications Internship

Job Type: Full time starting September 2019 (dates negotiable if earlier availability)

Location: JLGB HQ in London

Remuneration: From £1,000 per month

Reporting to: Director of Communications

JLGB are delighted to offer a paid one-year internship for a reliable, enthusiastic and hard working person with excellent written skills and a keen interest in digital technology and social media, and interested in what communications really entails, as well as someone who wants to gain valuable communications experience. This position is the perfect opportunity to improve your CV with some hands on knowledge and understanding of the different communications channels and how they can be used to support the growth of a dynamic organisation.

The role also offers the opportunity to specialise into areas of JLGB communications that you find most interesting, be it systems, specific services that we operate or our partner organisations.

You will work closely with the Director of Communications and members of the Operational Team, on a range of tasks including:

Writing articles and promotional material for web, print and social media

  • Assisting with production of marketing materials and literature
  • Researching journalists/publications
  • Assisting with creation of communications schedules to support the delivery of the communications strategy
  • Managing email communications to key stakeholders and audiences
  • Creating audio and video content, including editing photos and videos using software like Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
  • Answering general telephone and email enquiries
  • Using analytics to inform marketing strategies

Skills/Personal Qualities required:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, good telephone manner
  • Good IT skills, including familiarity with Office applications and online resources
  • Good organisational skills, creative thinking and strong attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge and experience of working across social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Fast Learner, able to adapt quickly to new software, systems and processes

“Since starting at JLGB we have developed specialised skills, found lifelong friends in our colleagues and the volunteers and are more prepared than ever to make our way in to both the academic and working world. The experience of working at JLGB has been life changing for us and we are so glad that we applied. We highly recommend you do the same.”


- Dan, Matthew and Ellie, JLGB Communications interns 2017-18

If you are a flexible, self-motivated and hard-working individual who will work well in a dynamic and creative team in a fast-moving and changing environment please send your CV and covering letter to vacancies@jlgb.org with the subject line as Communications Internship.

 

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