Job opportunity – External Affairs Internship

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, and is offered on a remote-working basis.

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 £20,963). The closing date for applications is 23:55 on Monday 13 July. Online interviews will be held via Google Meet on Friday 24 July, and the internship will ideally start from 17 August 2020

Please find a full job description here. If you are interested in this position please apply by email to Please send:

  • a CV (no more than two sides of A4 in no smaller than size 11 font), including two references ( references will not be contacted without prior permission)
  • a covering letter (no more than one side of A4 in no smaller than size 11 font)
  • an equality and diversity monitoring form 

We are also 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. As this post is offered on a remote-working basis, we welcome applicants from across the UK.