Intern Wanted!Posted January 11th, 2012
We are again looking for an intern to give a hand in the constituency office, as well as help with research tasks for the committees that I sit on (Public Accounts and Transport, Sport, Tourism, Arts, Gaeltacht and Heritage Affairs) . If you know anyone who might be looking for 3 months of experience in a political environment, please let them know. Description and responsibilities below. As a note of encouragement, our previous intern is now in full time employment in Brussels (thanks to his own hard efforts of course).
The position will involve supporting the existing team in the areas of research, administration and general support and back up. The position will be office based Tuesday to Thursday 9.30am to 5.30pm. This position is open immediately. The successful candidate will be based primarily in the Ranelagh constituency office.
The ideal candidate should have:
- Proven research skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Good computer skills to include Excel, Word processing and internet.
- Knowledge of online social media outlets
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Excellent organisational and people skills
The ideal candidate should be:
- Interested in Politics and current affairs
- A team player
- Highly motivated
All CV’s with a cover letter to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .This is not a salaried position and the successful candidate will not be able to apply for this position under the Jobsbridge scheme. However lunch expenses will be covered. While the position cannot be made permanent, it can be extended.
The successful candidate will need his/her own laptop.
Applications should be received on or before next Tuesday 17th January 2012.