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Andrew Sweeney of SCOOP

Andrew Sweeney of SCOOP

Andrew Sweeney of SCOOP (Support Children Out Of Poverty) is looking for a Communications intern, to join their social communications team. Please see the job spec. below.

The SCOOP Foundation’s Events & Communications Team aims to raise awareness and promote events in order to support schools, educational programmes and the welfare of children living in poverty in the Developing World.

We are seeking a talented, creative and enthusiastic candidate to join the Events & Communications Manager to implement an ambitious communications strategy.

Visit for more details.
Twitter: @scoopcharity

Main Responsibilities:

• Create engaging content for the organisation’s website and e-newsletters

• Update and encourage engagement across social networking platforms

• Use analytical tools to monitor online presence

• Promote events and other campaigns

• Writing press releases

• Work with creative volunteers, e.g. photographers, graphic designers

• Assist at events and information sessions

• Work with other departments to create awareness of their events and campaigns

Skills and experience
A keen interest in PR/Communications and a passion for the cause are a must. Full training will be provided.


• Excellent written and oral communications skills

• Accuracy, consistency and attention to detail

• Ability to think critically and independently

• A professional phone manner

• Strong and committed team player who can work independently

• Ability to work without close supervision, to use initiative and meet deadlines

• A good knowledge of MS Office

• Knowledge of social networking and web management tools

• An interest in poverty, children’s welfare and inequality issues

• Comfortable communicating the vision, mission and ethos of SCOOP

• Qualification in journalism, communications or related field


• Experience in SEO

• Knowledge of CMS and basic HTML

• Knowledge of using a CRM system

• Volunteering and/or communications experience

• Photography experience

• Graphic design experience

Application details:
To apply email your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position to Andy:
Region: Dublin, Ireland
Closing date: 15/12/13



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