Transparency International (TI) Ireland offers regular internships on a rolling basis for all positions. The Advocacy and Communications Executive internship will report directly to the CEO in drafting communications content and developing the organisation’s communications strategy. The position will also support the CEO in managing the advocacy, PR and communications relationships, data and infrastructure.
This internship offers to the successful candidate
- a valuable experience leading on the communications brief in a high profile NGO in Ireland.
- flexible working hours around a structure of Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
The term is usually 6 months, following a successful probationary period of four weeks. In some cases we would consider a shorter term or an extension of the term by mutual agreement between TI Ireland and the intern.
The work encompasses:
- Management of PR and press contacts database
- Media monitoring and analysis of TII outputs and anti-corruption related issues
- Social media messaging and control
- Development of strategic approaches to progress the current TII advocacy campaigns (Alternative to Silence, Countdown to Impunity)
- Implementation of specific projects, to include the co-ordination of launches and events, and development of PR programmes and campaigns.
- Establish and maintain media contacts
- Website maintenance
- Internal communications.
- Some general office administration (including receiving inbound calls) and any other duties that may arise from time to time.
The successful intern candidate will have:
- Background and experience in Communications, PR or Journalism.
- A mix of public awareness, campaigning and corporate PR is desirable.
- Excellent oral, written and presentation communication and skills.
- Web authoring skills (including basic html coding).
- IT skills are essential (including familiarity with social networking techniques).
- Some project management experience with ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines.
- Good inter-personal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
- Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and maintain a professional approach.
- Ability to work on own initiative and consult where appropriate.
- Legal training / background is a preference for this role.
- An interest in anti-corruption and transparency issues.
TI Ireland has a volunteer programme policy and is committed to supporting its interns to enjoy a worthwhile and rewarding volunteer experience. Out of pocket expenses are covered for all TI Ireland interns and volunteers.
Applicants should register their interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on TI Ireland is available at www.transparency.ie