Communications Intern

Location: London/Flexible

Salary: Based on Living Wage Foundation rates, dependent on location

Contract type: Fixed Term – 9 months, full time (36 hours per week)

Closing date: 17 April 2022


We are looking for a Communications Intern to support the planning and delivery of social media content and contribute to content creation including social media, blogs, podcasts, press releases and internal communications activity.

It is a great opportunity for someone with some previous experience of using social media in a personal and/or a professional setting.

The role is part of the Get Set Progress internships programme for blind and partially sighted people to secure that first rung on the career ladder or who are returning to work following a career break. We are therefore only looking for blind and partially sighted applicants for this role*.

85% of our interns leave and gain paid employment in a wide range of sectors.

The successful applicant will have excellent communications skills, a good standard of verbal and written English, a high attention to detail and an understanding of how to make social media content accessible to blind and partially sighted people.

Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for blind and partially sighted people.


To apply

Read the job description for the role here


If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please complete and return:


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If you have any questions about the role, please send these by email to the same email address and we will reply as soon as possible.

We require all applicants to have the appropriate right to work in the UK.  This role is subject to a basic DBS check.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.


*This post has a Genuine Occupational Requirement that the successful applicant be a blind or partially sighted person in line with The Equality Act 2010.

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