Marketing and Communications Internship

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Closing date: Monday 18 April 2022
Location: Cubbington, Warwickshire (Remote working optional)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Contract: Fixed term, 9 months
Interview date: Monday 2 May 2022 to be confirmed

Get Set Progress internship programme by Thomas Pocklington Trust in partnership with British Blind Sport, My Sight Nottinghamshire, MySight York, Oxfordshire Association for the Blind and Sight Support West of England.

British Blind Sport (BBS) is the National Disability Sport Organisation that represents blind and partially sighted people in sport. Our vision is to empower all people living with sight loss to get active and enjoy sport, whether it is taking their first steps or helping to secure talent pathways to encourage individuals to fulfil their potential. Working across both the sight loss and sports sector, we work with strategic partner organisations to fulfil our aim and, by doing so, we positively impact the lives of hundreds of people every year. There has never been a more exciting time to work with BBS as we continue to increase our impact and reputation within the sight loss and sporting sectors.

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, press releases and internal communications activity. It is a fantastic opportunity for someone with some previous experience of using social media in a personal and/or 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*.

For further information and details of how to apply, go to the British Blind Sport website.

*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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