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Reference: 65555

Date Added: 12 April 2018
Closing Date: 20 April 2018

Job Title: External Affairs Intern

Working For: Social Market Foundation

Location: London

Salary: £10.20 per hour (London Living Wage)

Job Details

The Social Market Foundation is currently recruiting for a hard-working candidate with plenty of motivation and initiative to oversee the quality of outgoing SMF communications. This is a full time, paid position.

The successful candidate will work within the External Affairs function, and will have responsibility for ensuring the quality and accuracy of the SMF’s outgoing materials and communications, including reports, our website and social media.

Ideally the candidate will have experience of writing and editing public-facing materials from a previous position, paid or voluntary.

The intern will also support the wider external affairs team, undertaking a range of administrative tasks to facilitate the smooth running of the function, including supporting on the delivery of events.

The External Affairs Function at the SMF supports or manages the folowing:

  • The running, in partnership with a range of partners and other organisations, of events on issues related to social and economic domestic policy.
  • External communications to a range of key stakeholders – including our partner organisations; our mailing lists; MPs, politicians and policymakers; those accessing our website and other online forums; our Twitter page and Periscope (live-streaming) feed; our Board of Trustees and Policy Advisory Board; other organisations interested in social and economic policy in the UK, and event attendees.
  • The management of existing, and development of new, partnerships for the organisation.
  • The day-to-day activities of the office, including some office management responsibilities (dealing with general enquires)

A full job description and person specification for the role can be found at: http://www.smf.co.uk/about-us/#opportunities

Closing Date: 20 April 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to be held in the working week commencing Monday 30 April 2018. We are looking for somebody to start in May or June 2018.

Application Details

Please send a CV with covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to opportunities@smf.co.uk 

A full job description and person specification can be found at http://www.smf.co.uk/about-us/#opportunities

If you would like to discuss the internship please contact Head of External Affairs and Partnerships Laura Webb on laura@smf.co.uk

Please ensure that the subject line of your email reads External Affairs Intern application.

Website: http://www.smf.co.uk/

Additional Notes