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We are looking for a Communications Intern

Social Innovation Fund Ireland is looking for an energetic, creative and eager to learn intern to join our team. This role will include content creation (website, social media, email campaigns), social media monitoring and reporting, press communications, google adwords management, and providing ad-hoc support to the Marketing Manager.

Additional tasks will include:

  • Event coordination
  • Business development support
  • General administrative tasks

We would like you to have:

  • A commitment to our vision – of an Ireland invigorated by the world’s best system for supporting social innovations
  • An ability to work as part of a team, including a friendly and open manner
  • Demonstrated communication and organisational skills, including ability to work to deadlines
  • The ability to pick up a project and run with it – be a self-starter Have achieved or be working towards a third-level degree
  • Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin Proficiency working with a number of different programmes, including Google Drive Like all staff, an ability to be an Ambassador for Social Innovation Fund Ireland

What’s in it for you?

  • As an intern with Social Innovation Fund Ireland you will benefit from:
  • Assignment of individual project work, working to a high level of own responsibility and initiative
  • Training in social media, press communications and marketing strategy
  • Opportunities for practical research, event management and direct stakeholder engagement Interaction with a wide range of people including Social Innovation Fund Ireland Board and Awardee
  • Interaction with our Animate Accelerator Programme Development of office and people skills
  • Career development advice and mentoring
  • Daily subsidised travel and lunch

How to Apply:

Applications are now open for the position of Communications Intern. To apply for this role, please email your CV to Stephanie Walsh at stephanie@socialinnovation.ie.

Deadline for applications is the 28th February 2018. Please note, this internship position is unpaid, however, we do offer a contribution to your travel and lunch expenses.

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Irish communities set to overcome any obstacle

    A new €500,000 Resilient Communities Fund opens to local projects strengthening community resilience. Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) and Tomar Trust today announced the launch of Resilient Communities Fund 2017. The €500,000 fund provides grants and support to innovative projects that strengthen community resilience and have an economic, social or environmental impact. Speaking … Continue reading Irish communities set to overcome any obstacle

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