Advocacy Media Intern
Location : Living Planet Centre Woking
Closing Date : 18/03/2018
Interview date: W/C 3 April 2018
Salary : National Living Wage
Employment Type : Intern
From climate change and energy to forests, freshwater and marine- you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most important issues facing our planet. Together, we're safeguarding the natural world, tackling climate change and enabling people to use natural resources sustainably. This is your opportunity to join us as we face our biggest challenges yet.
WWF-UK is the world's largest and most experienced independent conservation organisation and operates in a truly global network. WWF-UK is looking for an Intern who wishes to gain experience in media and communications to join its busy Advocacy Communications & Media team for three months.
Playing a role in the Advocacy Communication & Media team you will work within the Content and Media department and with staff involved in our conservation work.
Key duties will include:
- Media monitoring and daily round up for the media team
- Daily newspaper scan for relevant stories
- Writing up minutes / action points from team meetings
- Updating media contact lists
- Assist in drafting press releases
- Assist in drafting questions for surveys
- Assist in gathering cross organisational data/information to help media team respond to journalists and build up relevant case studies
- Ongoing 'competitor' analysis of reach / messaging of other NGOs seeking to influence UK business
- Support the production of communication material such as reports
- Assist the PR team with research, monitoring and outreach activities
- Research and analysis tasks to help inform upcoming communications projects
This is a fixed-term role for 13 weeks, paid at National Living Wage. There are two posts available in April & July2018, please state in your covering letter which internship date you are applying for or if you are available for both.
Does this sound like an internship suited to you? To apply, please complete the online registration and upload an up to date copy of your CV and a copy of your cover letter.
At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.