Mental Health Reform JobBridge internship: Communications, Campaigns and Policy

Based in Dublin 7. Ref. INTE-1000399

The intern will gain practical experience in:
-Researching press statements
-Campaign launches
-Media monitoring
-Monitoring debates
-Drafting website content
-Maintaining databases
-Public consultation events, meetings, seminars, conferences
-Editing/writing campaigning/policy documents
-Transcribing minutes, interviews
-Gathering evidence on good practice in mental health
-Gathering evidence on the status of mental health reform in Ireland
-Mailings to lobby targets and stakeholders.

The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following:
-Wordpress website editing
-Mailchimp newsletter software
-CiviCRM contact database
-Mental health policy.

On completion the intern will have attained skills in
-Research,Writing, editing, proofreading, communications, Event management,Campaigning.

Skills Requirements
Skills and Attitudes Required: Fluent speaker and writer of English; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excellent organisational skills; Research skills; Keen interest in and knowledge of mental health issues; knowledge of the workings of the Houses of the Oireachtas; Skill in Microsoft Office and databases; Sense of humour; flexibility

Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter by email or post to Lara Kelly, Communications and Campaigns Officer: Mental Health Reform, Coleraine House, Coleraine Street, Dublin 7. Closing date: 5pm on Monday 11th January 2016. Interviews will be mid January with a view to starting before the end of January.

Link to internship ad: Search “INTE-1000399” on the website


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