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Reference: 90763

Date Added: 7 November 2023
Closing Date: 23 November 2023

Job Title: Intern

Working For: British Future

Location: London

Salary: London living wage £13.15 an hour / £ 23,933 per annum

Length of Contract: 6 months

Job Details

Job Purpose
The Intern will support the organisation in the delivery of projects across all functions, including research, communications, events, relationships and administration. Attention will be paid to the professional interests of the candidate where possible.

Appointments of six months will enable the postholder to gain experience delivering think tank projects while learning about a range of issues in the not-for-profit sector. The postholder will participate in activities including developing media communications and producing social media content, providing events support, contributing to research and supporting a variety of administrative needs across the organisation. The intern will support the organisation with the delivery of our Windrush project by coordinating Windrush network meetings, liaising with network members and maintaining the Windrush network website.

Person Specification
● Strong written and oral communication skills to engage competently with a range of audiences.
● An understanding of British politics and contemporary public debates around immigration, integration, race and identity.
● Research and analytical skills, such as an ability to work with and analyse statistics.
● Confidence to work with minimal supervision and put forward their own ideas.
● Strong attention to detail.
● Good organisational skills.
● A team player able to work well with colleagues across the organisation.
● Proven IT literacy, including WordPress, Zoom, Microsoft Office and G-Suite.
● Able to articulate the impact they expect the internship would have on their career development.
● Interest in developing research skills, for example survey design or running a focus group.

• The post will be offered for a period of six months, full-time, subject to references.
• Office hours are from 9am – 5pm, five days a week.
• British Future is an equal opportunities employer.
• 15 days’ paid annual leave for a six-month role, not including bank holidays.
• This role will involve hybrid working, remote and office-based. You will be expected to work from the office regularly, subject to current government guidelines.

Closing Date: 23 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

9.00am Thursday 23th November 2023

Interview Dates: Tuesday 28th, Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th November 2023

Expected Start Date: Early January 2024

Application Details

 Please submit the following to Anna Gawryluk by emailing info@britishfuture.org with your preferred interview date plus:

• A one-page CV (including references).
• A one-page cover letter explaining why you would suit the role.
• A 600-word blog post intended for the British Future website answering the following question: At a time when the asylum debate can be very polarised in an election year, what can be learned from recent programmes to welcome and integrate new arrivals from Ukraine and Hong Kong for the wider work of welcoming?


Website: https://www.britishfuture.org

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