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Communications Officer Intern at the Football Foundation

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Communications Officer Intern at the Football Foundation

The Football Foundation is the largest sports charity in the UK funded by the Premier League, The FA and Government (via Sport England). It funds the development of new and refurbished grassroots sports facilities improving the quality and experience of playing sport at the grassroots level to sustain and increase participation and improve general skills levels.

 

Main purpose:

To communicate the role and activities of the Football Foundation and Football Stadia Improvement Fund and its associates across multiple media outlets. To also help provide public relations (PR) support to the funding partners.

The Football Foundation is the nation’s largest sports charity. It funds the development of better sports facilities for communities across the country with money provided by the Premier League, The FA and the Government via Sport England. This role includes a unique year-in-industry placement in the exciting world of football and in a friendly environment.

Experience

Some experience in media or communications is ideal but not essential.

An interest in football ideal, but not essential.

An interest in politics and the charities is ideal, but not essential.

 

If you are interested in this unique opportunity to kick-off an exciting career in PR, then please apply with a completed application form that can be downloaded as well as:

Covering letter, CV and examples of your work (e.g. articles or press releases that you have written).

There are two internship places available and the successful applicants will be students on a suitable sandwich degree course requiring a year-in-industry. Please note that you will only be contacted by the charity should you be invited for interview. 

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 25 November 2016. Interviews are scheduled for early December 2016.

The Football Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Location

London
United Kingdom

Application deadline

Fri, 11/25/2016

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