Communications Internship

We are recruiting a communications intern to support us with our internal and external communications. Tasks include:

  • Drafting social and digital content
  • Compiling and disseminating the weekly member newsletter
  • Designing social media visual assets
  • Supporting with the creation of editorial calendars and management of social media (LinkedIn, X, Instagram)
  • Keeping TIE’s websites and members’ area updated
  • Support in organising online and physical meetings
  • Support with the organisation of the Play for Change Awards and the Awards ceremony
  • Advocating for the importance of play

Profile we are looking for:

  • Educated to Degree level, preferably in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or related areas of study
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Additional languages are an asset
  • Very good writing skills, particularly writing for the web and social networks
  • Experience in producing materials for the online environment – notably social media – with photo and video editing tools (Canva etc)
  • Web editing skills – knowledge of WordPress CMS is an added value
  • Good organisational and project management skills. Experience with event management is a plus
  • A creative mind and a proactive approach
  • Attention to detail

The internship is paid for a six-month period with the possibility of an extension of up to a year.

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter (in English only) by email to TIE’s Communications Manager, Elena Dinis, at elena.dinis@toyindustries.eu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a final deadline on 26 January. Please mention ‘TIE Internship’ in the subject line. The successful candidate is expected to start at the beginning of February 2024. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.