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Reference: 61213

Date Added: 19 June 2017
Closing Date: 10 July 2017

Job Title: Digital Community Intern

Working For: Albert Kennedy Trust

Location: London

Salary: London living wage - £9.75 per hour

Job Details

The UK's national LGBT youth homelessness charity, The Albert Kennedy Trust, is looking for a creative and proactive individual who can support youth engagement, volunteer community management and content development activity to help us build a dynamic digital community of support for LGBT young people. The person performing this role will work with the Digital Services and Innovation Manager and other staff and stakeholders on a number of exciting new projects and tasks.

AKT is currently developing inter-AKT, a suite of initiatives aiming to create a digital service and community through which young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning their sexuality/gender identity (LGBTQ) can access the support, advice and resources they need in order to address challenges and opportunities, develop skills and lead independent lives. This includes an online Digital Mentoring service and a variety of online toolkits, for example.

Key responsibilities of the Digital Community Intern:

  • Promote a positive digital culture and assist in moderating online activity
  • Assist in organising and youth engagement events and user feedback activity
  • Work with the Communications team to build social media presence of inter-AKT
  • Manage and respond to queries from Digital Mentors as their point of contact
  • Develop and maintain resources that support Digital Mentors
  • Process applications from people interested in becoming Digital Mentors
  • Organise workshops and training events for Digital Mentors
  • Support the development and maintenance of online content for young people
  • Support monitoring and evaluation activity
  • Share successes, learning and best practice with AKT colleagues

As an intern at The Albert Kennedy Trust you will be highly valued for the skills and experience you bring and for the contribution you make to some of our most exciting new projects and services. During your time at AKT you will develop insight into the workings of the organisation and into issues relating lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans youth homelessness. The successful candidate will also have access to development opportunities during the course of their internship.

Closing Date: 10 July 2017

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for applications is 12pm.
Interviews will be held in London on Wednesday 19 July 2017.

Application Details

To apply, you will need to submit a CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, with specific reference to the skills, knowledge and experience referred to in the person specification. Please also enclose a completed version of AKT's Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Visit The Albert Kennedy Trust's website for further details on the role and instructions on how to apply: http://www.akt.org.uk/2/spg636/albert_kennedy_trust_-_helping_young_lgbt_people/about_us/vacancies/digital_community_intern.aspx

Website: http://akt.org.uk

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