Euro-Toques is seeking an Intern

COMMUNICATIONS & ADMINISTRATION OFFICER – INTERNSHIP

Based in DUBLIN 8

Euro-Toques Ireland – a non-profit body in the food/hospitality sector – is seeking an intern to work in a Communications and Admin role.

CLOSING DATE: Fri 08/02/2012

Description

Euro-Toques Ireland is a non-profit membership based organisation for chefs & culinary professionals. It acts as a network and development association for the industry, as well as a lobby group on food policy issues. See www.euro-toques.ie for more

The intern will assist in Communications, PR & Marketing and Administrative activities and gain practical experience in Event Management, Social media, Communications & Organisational Management. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following: stakeholder relations, PR, Event planning, Administration. On completion the intern will have attained skills in Communications and Public relations in a small membership based organisation, as well as knowledge of the Irish agrifood sector and restaurant industry.

As a small organisation the work will be varied and challenging, will include general administrative activities and will require flexibility & excellent organisation.


Skills Requirements

The intern should be organised, motivated and self-disciplined. Excellent computer and administrative skills are required. The position is suited to someone who wishes to pursue a career in Communications/Public relations/Organisational Management, particularly in the NGO/Non-profit sector. An interest in food/farming is an advantage.

Education Requirements:

Third Level – A qualification in Communications/Public relations and/or Administrative/Secretarial Training is an advantage.

This is an Internship. If you qualify for the Jobridge National Internship Scheme you will receive an allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to your current Social Welfare payment. See http://www.jobridge.ie/  for eligibility criteria.

Euro-Toques will discuss individual arrangements with any suitable candidate who does not qualify for Jobridge.

The internship duration is approx. 6 months. However, there is real prospect of paid employment at the end of the internship period if a suitable candidate is found.

To apply: Send CV and Cover Letter by email to Ruth Hegarty ruth@euro-toques.ie

Closing Date: Friday 8th of February

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