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Futures Centre Intern

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information Voluntary
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 14/09/2015
Company Name Forum for the Future
Contact Name Sophie Kennedy
Telephone 020 7324 3630
Email recruitment@forumforthefuture.org
Website Further Details / Applications
Forum for the Future logo
Directory Entry : Most organisations now recognise that global challenges like climate change, food and energy security and population growth will mean big changes for the way they operate. Forum for the Future's role is to help them find their way to a sustainable and successful future.
Also Listing:

Forum for the Future is looking for a motivated individual to join the Futures Centre team as an intern.  

The intern would ideally work four days a week over a period of three months. They will be part of our international Futures team, working in our London office but with some tasks managed by team members in Singapore. The internship is unpaid, but travel (London zones 1-6) and lunch expenses (up to £5) will be covered.

Tasks include:

  • Horizon scanning for signals of change
  • Trend monitoring
  • Editorial tasks: fact checking, writing, proofreading
  • Image and illustration research
  • Web content management
  • Research for topics and articles

This is a great opportunity to gain experience working in a small, fast-paced team at the heart of an organisation driving for change. That’s why the person we have in mind will have:

  • An interest in sustainable development and/or futures with an appetite to learn more
  • A high level of literacy and an ability to write clearly
  • An ability to carry out research with limited management
  • A willingness to pitch in with a variety of tasks within a small team

Applications – which should include a CV, letter detailing how you meet the person specification, a completed equal opportunities form and two samples of previous writing – should be sent to Sophie Kennedy, HR Assistant. You can send it by email: recruitment@forumforthefuture.org or send a hard copy to 19-23 Ironmonger Row, London EC1V 3QN. Please note the equal opportunities form will be separated from your application and not form part of the short-listing process.

Deadline: 9am, Monday 14 September 2015

Interviews:  Monday 21 September 2015

Start date: week commencing 5 October 2015

Due to the number of applications we receive we are unable to reply to all applicants. If you have not heard from us by close of business on Friday 25 Sepember we will not be taking your application further.

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