Communications Intern

Salary
£10.75 per hour
Hours
21 hours a week
Internship Length
12 weeks
Internship Location
Remote
Internship Supervisor
Miriam Ingram
Supervisor Job Title
Communications Manager
Closing Date
26/10/2020
Advert expires on
22/10/2020

Genetic Alliance UK

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Main Duties

This is a central role within a small, creative, supportive and hard-working team and will have the opportunity to create communications from ideas to outputs. The communications intern will help to develop and schedule engaging, creative and accessible content across all our channels and monitor their impact.

The role will require a keen eye for detail to help maintain high quality, up-to-date and consistent communications for a range of audiences. This will involve proofreading, editing and reviewing existing and new content and visuals. The communications intern will work with colleagues across the Genetic Alliance UK team to support our communications activities including for Rare Disease UK and SWAN UK.

What we like our interns to have:

– A degree or equivalent experience.

– Experience of communicating in a voluntary or paid capacity.

– A can-do attitude.

– Excellent communication skills, research and IT literacy.

– Experience of using social media.

– An organised approach to work with attention to detail.

– An enthusiasm for working as part of a team as well as using their own initiative.

– Commitment to the aims and objectives Genetic Alliance UK.

Who Would Benefit?

Our aim for this internship is to offer an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a flair for communications to develop skills and gain demonstrable experience.

The role offers the chance to work across a range of outputs and subject areas, producing and editing interesting and dynamic content, visuals and copy for our website and social media channels. The communications intern will have the opportunity to contribute ideas on how we can improve and enhance our communications activities. This role will also give the opportunity to learn about genetic, rare and undiagnosed conditions and the policy and research work that Genetic Alliance UK carries out.