Communications and Campaigns Intern (paid role)

Brighton, East Sussex
£10 per hour
03 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed term , Internship

"Our vision is a world with no new HIV infections, and where those living with HIV and AIDS do so with equality and the support they need."

Avert is pleased to be offering a paid internship for a Communications and Campaigns Intern to support Avert’s social media activities, campaigns and research, and digital content production.  Avert provides an excellent internship programme, with previous interns progressing into careers within the international NGO, health and social change sectors. The role would suit someone with an interest in international development issues looking to gain experience in communications, social media, and campaigns.

The main responsibilities of the role will be to support our social media activities and campaigns; support news writing and content production on, and undertake research into HIV developments and new webpages.

Avert empowers people with knowledge on HIV and sexual health. We know by increasing an individual’s knowledge we increase their capability to act.  We use our expertise in digital marketing and communications – and our understanding of HIV and sexual health – to reach millions of people around the world every year. With over 30 years’ experience, we are the leading provider of trusted, accessible and accurate information and resources on HIV and sexual health.

A full induction will be given by Avert staff members and there may also be opportunities to attend relevant conferences and training courses for personal development purposes. We offer a great working environment in the seaside city of Brighton and a friendly team atmosphere. 

Salary: £10 per hour  

Hours of work: 17.5 - 21 hours per week (there is some flexibility depending on the circumstances of the candidate). 

Location: Avert, Brighton

Contract: 3 months, with potential to extend to 6 months.

Please download the attached job description and person specification PDF for full details of the role.

Applications for this role should be made by sending a CV and cover letter addressing the criteria in the person specification to:

Closing date: By close of business Wednesday 17th July 2019, with a planned interview date of Thursday 1st August (there is some flexibility).

We request no contact from external agencies or recruiters.

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