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Reference: 61014

Date Added: 8 June 2017
Closing Date: 19 June 2017

Job Title: Communications & Campaigns Summer Internship

Working For: Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

Location: London

Charity Number: 1117513

Salary: Voluntary (part-time flexible hours)

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, dedicated and creative individual to assist with policy and communications work for a national immigration charity.

The main focus of the internship will be helping to organise the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants' 50th Anniversary, with opportunities to contribute to and support JCWI’s broader campaigning and media work.

The successful applicant will gain hands-on experience in event planning, promotion, social media campaign planning and execution, research and writing.

The role may involve:

  • Supporting the JCWI communications team to promote JCWI’s 50th year
  • Writing clear and accessible text for social media and other online content
  • Coming up with creative ideas to promote JCWI’s work on and offline
  • Assisting with planning an event to mark JCWI’s 50th anniversary
  • Conducting research into JCWI’s history
  • Working on communications output for the 50th anniversary including a short film and a printed publication

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of using social media communications
  • Experience of undertaking desk-based research
  • Some experience of building online networks/campaigning
  • Keen interest in social justice and UK immigration and human rights policy
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • A clear writing style
  • Attention to factual and textual detail
  • Desirable: experience of multimedia designing (e.g. videos, images, podcasts)

As this is a voluntary role, there are no set time commitments, however the ideal candidate would be able to assist us over the summer months to plan our anniversary in September” – this does not specify any set time commitment just the period in which they would be able to commit some time.

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 19 June 2017

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter (each no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining why you would like to volunteer with us and what relevant skills you possess to campaigns@jcwi.org.uk.

Website: http://www.jcwi.org.uk

Additional Notes