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

E-MAIL: ninni.lehtniemi@fininst.uk

WEBSITE: www.fininst.uk

 

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.

DATES

4 to 6 months starting mid October 2019. 

YOUR TASKS

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 

YOUR PROFILE

  • 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  

FUNDING

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 ninni.lehtniemi@fininst.uk by Wednesday 18.9.2019.

QUESTIONS?

Please email them to ninni.lehtniemi@fininst.uk.

 


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