Application closes 26.11.2017

    EMPLOYEE: The Finnish Institute in London
    CONTACT PERSON: Iida Lindfors, Media and Communications Assistant
    ADDRESS: Unit 1, 3 York Way, London N1C 4AE
    TELEPHONE: +44 20 3764 5090
    E-MAIL: iida.lindfors@fininst.uk
    WEBSITE: www.fininst.uk

    THE FINNISH INSTITUTE IN LONDON Our mission is to create positive change through culture, knowledge and art. We work in the fields of art, culture and society, and we collaborate with artists, researchers, experts and policy makers in the United Kingdom, Finland and the Republic of Ireland, and we act as a catalyst for positive social change through our partnerships.

    SHORT DESCRIPTION 5 to 6 month internship Media/PR internship

    DESCRIPTION OF PLACEMENT The intern will support the Institute’s media efforts. Work at the Institute is often fast-paced, requiring multi-tasking, prioritising skills and a "can do” attitude. Typical tasks include managing the Institute’s social media accounts, updating the website, sourcing for texts and preparing press releases. Tasks will also include assisting in the management of the Institute’s events and general office routines. We value initiative, teamwork, flexibility and organisational skills. Excellent skills in communications, Finnish and English are essential. Knowledge of the focus areas is a plus.

    DATES 5 to 6 months starting January or February 2018. The dates are negotiable.

    FUNDING The selected intern must be able to secure funding for the internship him/herself. Previous interns have secured funding for example through their universities, the Erasmus programme or the employment office (työelämävalmennus). The Institute is unable to accept interns without a source of funding. The Institute will, however, support the internship by supplying a monthly travel card for Transport for London (zones 1-2).

    HOW TO APPLY The application must include a CV and a motivation letter in English, stating why you are interested in an internship at the Institute. These should be sent by 26.11.2017 to iida.lindfors@fininst.uk. Please note that we accept applications by email only.

    If you have any further questions, please email them to iida.lindfors@fininst.uk.

Monday, 6th November 2017