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Reference: 39291

Date Added: 12 March 2013
Closing Date: 12 April 2013

Job Title: Intern

Working For: PoliticsHome

Location: London

Salary: Travel expenses only

Length of Contract:

Job Details

PoliticsHome.com, the leading political news site, is offering the opportunity of a three-month internship (expenses only) in our growing news team.

Launched in 2008, PoliticsHome provides comprehensive, up-to the minute coverage of all aspects of British politics, seven days a week.

This is a unique chance for an aspiring political journalist to gain real work experience in the heart of Westminster.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

- The ability to write well, quickly and concisely

- An excellent level of UK political knowledge

- Familiarity with the leading political opinion-formers and commentators

- A good instinct for spotting breaking news and fresh developments

- The ability to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Candidates should also be flexible on working hours which will include some early mornings and weekends.

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: 12 April 2013

Interview/Start Dates

Early applications are appreciated, and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

Application Details

Please email hr@politicshome.com with a CV and a covering letter.

Website: http://www.politicshome.com

Additional Notes

24 March: ad removed early as post has now been filled.

22 March: slight amendment to the final comment in the Job Details section.