Paid Job/Intern CAFOD Regional Communications Intern (7 hours a week)

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Regional Communications Intern

£19,947 gross salary per annum (pro-rata 7 hours per week)

CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, is currently looking for up to 8 Regional Communications Interns located in various CAFOD Diocesan Offices around the country.

Job Profile
CAFOD is piloting a new internship programme for a Regional Communications Intern, which offers an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop a professional profile in communications, journalism or PR.

The successful candidate will help increase the profile of the work of a CAFOD diocesan office in regional print, broadcast and online media, in the Catholic press and through social media.

The post-holder will report to the local CAFOD manager and the Head of Regional Media in the External Communications Department. They will liaise with local CAFOD volunteers and supporters as well as staff from campaigns, fundraising and other relevant teams.

Your role
The post-holder will devise and implement a media and social media plan for the duration of the placement. They will source stories and write press releases which they will then pitch to the local media and promote through social media. They will organise photographs and filming where necessary, suggesting suitable photo and filming opportunities for the media. They will identify spokespeople from CAFOD staff and volunteers for radio interviews and source quotes from them for press releases. The post-holder will also help organise and promote CAFOD related events.

Your profile
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 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.

Come and join us and help make a real difference in the lives of the world’s poorest communities.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.

To read more and to apply please visit:

http://www.cafod.org.uk/Work-with-us/UK-Jobs/Regional-Communications-Intern  to download an application form by the closing date 6th October 2013. Please select from the list of locations to indicate either your preferred or nearest CAFOD Diocesan Office.

For details of CAFOD Plymouth Offices please visit our CAFOD in Your Area page: http://www.cafod.org.uk/CAFOD-in-your-area/Plymouth

CAFOD is the official development and relief agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

Regional Communications Intern

£19,947 gross salary per annum (pro-rata 7 hours per week)

 

CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, is currently looking for up to 8 Regional Communications Interns located in various CAFOD Diocesan Offices around the country.Job ProfileCAFOD is piloting a new internship programme for a Regional Communications Intern, which offers an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop a professional profile in communications, journalism or PR.The successful candidate will help increase the profile of the work of a CAFOD diocesan office in regional print, broadcast and online media, in the Catholic press and through social media.

The post-holder will report to the local CAFOD manager and the Head of Regional Media in the External Communications Department. They will liaise with local CAFOD volunteers and supporters as well as staff from campaigns, fundraising and other relevant teams.

Your role

The post-holder will devise and implement a media and social media plan for the duration of the placement. They will source stories and write press releases which they will then pitch to the local media and promote through social media. They will organise photographs and filming where necessary, suggesting suitable photo and filming opportunities for the media. They will identify spokespeople from CAFOD staff and volunteers for radio interviews and source quotes from them for press releases. The post-holder will also help organise and promote CAFOD related events.

Your profile

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 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.

Come and join us and help make a real difference in the lives of the world’s poorest communities.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflectour commitment to child protection.

To read more and to apply please visit: http://www.cafod.org.uk/Work-with-us/UK-Jobs/Regional-Communications-Intern to download an application form by the closing date 6th October 2013. Please select from the list of locations to indicate either your preferred or nearest CAFOD Diocesan Office.

For details of CAFOD Diocesan Offices please feel free to visit our CAFOD in Your Area page: http://www.cafod.org.uk/CAFOD-in-your-area

CAFOD is the official development and reliefagency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.

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