Applications being accepted for Journalism Diversity Fund internship

The NCTJ is to recruit a paid journalism intern to administer, promote and develop the Journalism Diversity Fund.

There will also be an opportunity to write for the website, press releases and other projects where the intern can develop journalism skills and contacts.

Applicants, who must have completed, or be about to complete, an NCTJ-accredited course or distance learning programme successfully, will have a demonstrable interest in diversity and understand its importance to the future of journalism.

In return the NCTJ will offer a trainee level salary and further journalism training, development and networking opportunities. The internship is designed to help the successful candidate develop a career in journalism.

The intern will be based at the NCTJ’s offices in Newport, Saffron Walden, Essex.

It is expected that the internship will commence as soon as possible for up to six months.

Candidates must be bright, flexible, professional, proactive, hard-working, organised, confident and willing to listen and learn. Good administration and IT skills are essential.

How to apply

Candidates should address their cover letter and CV to the NCTJ chief executive and send a copy of each to shevon.houston@nctj.com.

Applications from those who have not completed an NCTJ-accredited course or NCTJ distance learning programme will NOT be considered.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday, 21 July 2014.

Further information can be found here.

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