CAFOD is launching a new internship programme for a Regional Communications Intern, which offers a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop a professional profile in communications, journalism or PR.
Up to 8 interns will be posted in various CAFOD Diocesan Offices around the country, including CAFOD Southwark! If you think that this might be the role for you, read on…
What will the role involve?
The successful candidate will help increase the profile of the work of the office particularly in print, but also in broadcast and online media, in the Catholic press and through social media. You could be sourcing stories and writing press releases to pitch to the local media, organising photographs and filming opportunities or identifying spokespeople from CAFOD staff and volunteers for radio interviews! More details and a full job description can be found here.
Would this suit me?
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, preferably writing, journalism, media relations or public relations or be able to demonstrate the kind of confident personality and creative and organised approach that is necessary to deliver on targets and become a successful communicator. The candidate should have an interest in events, promotion and planning.
The ideal candidate will also have an interest in International Development and an understanding of CAFOD’s vision, mission and values.
Training in press release writing, social media, photography and filming will be held over two days at CAFOD’s head office in London with ongoing training needs met.
If you’d like to apply for this excellent opportunity, head over here for more information and to download an application form.
Applications close on the 6th October 2013.
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CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.