Job Opportunity: External Affairs Intern

We’re looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic person with a demonstrable interest in mental health, campaigning and communications to join our External Affairs team on a six month internship. This is a fixed-term, training position.

The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to get hands-on experience of all aspects of our external affairs work, from our public affairs and campaigning activities to our social media, digital content and events. We can also promise a concerted and systematic focus on your own learning and professional development 

The salary is London living wage (annual gross salary of £21,158). The closing date for applications is 23:55 on Sunday 10 January. Online interviews are provisionally planned for Monday 18 January, and the internship will ideally start from 15 February 2021.

How to apply

Read the full job description here.

Please submit your application here.

You will be asked to provide a CV and to write short answers to three questions, specially designed to test the skills we’re looking for in the person specification. Please include details of two referees in your CV (we will only contact them if you are offered the position).

After the job advert closes, your answers will go through a blind sift process. We will randomise and anonymise your answers – all identifying information will be removed, and reviewers will not be able to see your CV. You can read more about the principles behind the blind review process here.

We are an equal opportunities and Mindful employer, and welcome applications from all — including those with lived experience of a mental health condition. We are also committed to improving employment opportunities in the charity sector for minority ethnic groups, and are particularly keen to receive applications from members of diverse ethnic communities.