Communication Intern – Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Circa £15,840.00
09 Nov 2018
21 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Location: Haywards Heath, UK

Salary: circa £15,840.00

Contract: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 21 November 2018

Through global collaboration Sightsavers could be just years away from eliminating neglected tropical diseases such as blinding trachoma, it is truly a historic moment in time to join the organisation.

The Communications Intern will support the NTDs Team to develop and deliver high-profile, integrated communications projects and assets, as well as providing excellent administrative assistance and setting up key project meetings for communications projects. This is a great opportunity for someone to join at an exciting time and to gain professional experience within the communications and development sector.

Supporting the NTDs Communications Team will involve research for communications initiatives and aiding in the creation of communications content by developing communications materials and social media outreach, tracking and reporting on results of communications activity, following up on progress with internal teams and external agencies, minute taking in meetings and general administrative duties.

The ideal candidate will have a degree or significant interest in the field and/or have related work experience. The role requires a hard working individual with good organisation skills and the ability to work to weekly deadlines. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of communications from the research phase right through to developing content. Experience in using image-editing tools is desirable, but not essential.

If you have excellent communication and creative skills, are able to use your own initiative and work independently, have experience in the use of editing tools and have an interest in public health we want to hear from you.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and finding out more please read the complete Job Description for further details.     

Interview date: w/c 26 November 2018

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