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Intern 2017-18

Joint Public Issues Team

Location: Based at Methodist Church House, London, with some travel
Paid Internship: 12 month fixed-term contract beginning 4 September 2017
Salary of £18,800 per annum

Do you want to work as part of a team making meaningful change in the world?  Are you interested in making links between faith, life and politics?

The Joint Public Issues Team works on behalf of the Baptist, Methodist, and United Reformed churches and the Church of Scotland on issues of justice and peace. This internship offers opportunities to develop skills in research, campaigning and communication, which will enable you to work on a range of issues as part of a dynamic team.

This is a full-time internship for a year paid at the London Living Wage starting in September 2017 and is based in central London.

You will work as part of a team in the following areas:

  • Analysing aspects of public policy
  • Researching and drafting responses for the churches
  • Maintaining JPIT’s multiple social media channels
  • Contributing to campaigns, making presentations and representing the churches

There will be opportunities for professional and personal learning and development to equip the intern for employment after their time on the internship. You will receive feedback throughout and a reference for future employment. 

For more details, download the full job description here.

Download the application form here, and when completed, email it to recruitment@methodistchurch.org.uk.

More details about the Joint Public Issues Team is available at: www.jointpublicissues.org.uk

Closing date for completed application forms: 12 noon Tuesday 02 May 2017
Interviews will be held in London on Thursday 18 May 2017.

Who can apply?

You can apply for an internship if:

  • You have completed your full-time university studies (bachelor's degree or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; or
  • You have recently graduated with a university degree within the last 12 months.
  • You must be between 21-26 years old to apply.

The intern will be a member in good standing of a church in association with CTBI or equivalent.  
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