Communications Intern

24 June 14

This vacancy is now closed

Job Title: Communications Intern
Reports to: Digital Communications Manager
Date: 3-6 Months starting in July 2014

Applications closed at midday on Thursday 3 July.

The Role

We are looking for a bright and creative Communications Intern with a passion for film, television and games to aid us in the daily maintenance of our online platforms, digital marketing and communications.

This is a paid role based at BAFTA's London office and is initially offered for a three month period from mid-July 2014, with a view to extending the internship for a further three months.

The successful candidate should have hands-on experience of working with online media and the ability to write engaging website copy.

Principal Areas of Responsibility:

As a member of the Communications team you will help us to maintain and develop BAFTA’s website and external online platforms, communicating the organisation’s core messages with a diverse range of audiences.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • To aid the communications team in the day-to-day maintenance and updating of the BAFTA website.
  • Create engaging and relevant copy and online features around BAFTA’s range of public events.
  • Assist with the promotion and coverage of BAFTA events and award ceremonies.
  • Assist the running of BAFTA’s range of social networks.
  • Contribute ideas as part of the publishing and communications team.

Person specification - Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • A passion for and knowledge of the film, television and games industries
  • Ability to write accurate and engaging copy for online publications
  • A working knowledge of online platforms including blogs and social networks
  • A great eye for detail and accuracy

Please note: The successful applicant will need to be available to assist at any BAFTA Award ceremonies which arise during the duration of the internship

Person specification- Desirable

  • Experience of marketing, including promoting online features around the web.
  • A good understanding of the UK creative industries and current debates in the film, television and games industries
  • A working knowledge of image editing software (Photoshop)
  • Experience of working with HTML and Content Management Systems (CMS)

Application Process

Applications are now closed

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