Application closes 18.9.2019
PLACE OF INTERNSHIP: The Finnish Institute in London
CONTACT PERSON: Ninni Lehtniemi, Head of Society Programme
ADDRESS: Unit 1, 3 York Way, London N1C 4AE
THE FINNISH INSTITUTE IN LONDON
Our mission is to create positive change through culture, knowledge and art. We work in the fields of art, culture and society, and we collaborate with artists, researchers, experts and policy makers in the United Kingdom, Finland and the Republic of Ireland. We also act as a catalyst for positive social change through our partnerships.
4 to 6 months starting mid October 2019.
As our Communications and Society Intern your role is to support the Institute’s society programme and communication efforts.
This means for example:
Assisting with the production of institute’s events and other projects
Updating the Institute’s WordPress-website
Creating content and spreading it through our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Writing press releases in Finnish and English
Compiling reports on social media and web analytics
Assisting in the management of the Institute’s events and general office routines
A team player with can do -attitude, multi-tasking and prioritising skills
Study background in eg. communications, journalism, social studies, English translation or English philology
Good command of both Finnish and English and excellent writing skills
Some experience in communications and/or project management through work experience or extracurricular activities
Curious mind and wide interest in the world and society
Previous international experience is a plus
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
A chance to gain experience in event production and project management
A chance to gain experience in producing media content for different target groups in Finland, Ireland and the UK
An insight into planning and executing communication campaigns
An opportunity to produce your own research paper during your internship
The selected intern must be able to secure funding for the internship. Previous interns have secured funding for example through their universities, Erasmus programme or the Finnish employment office (työelämävalmennus). The Institute is unable to accept interns without a source of funding. The Institute will, however, support the internship by supplying a monthly travel card for Transport for London (zones 1–2).
HOW TO APPLY
Send your application and CV with the heading Communications and Society Intern to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 18.9.2019.
Please email them to email@example.com.