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Digital Communications Intern

Digital Communications Intern

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Volunteering role: Digital Communications Intern
Length of volunteering period: 3 - 4 months to start beginning of June 2017
Location: Right To Play UK’s offices, The Foundry, 17-19 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR.

Application process: CV and covering letter. In your covering letter, please illustrate how your experience meets the requirements of the role’s responsibilities and tasks, as well as the profile. Please also include your motivation for applying. Email these documents to

Nimtaz-Tanya Noordin, Communications Manager at

Candidates will be shortlisted on a rolling basis, as and when applications are received. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted to arrange a date for interview.

A written test will be included in the interview process. 


Right To Play is a global organisation that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. It was founded in 2000 by Johann Olav Koss, a four-time Olympic gold medallist and social entrepreneur. Through playing sports and games, we help children build essential life skills and better futures, while driving social change in their communities.

Right To Play UK was established in 2006 and is aiming to raise £2.3 million in 2017. For more information about our work in the UK, please refer to our website:


This internship position will provide an invaluable opportunity to gain essential skills and experience in the key aspects of digital communications – social media, email marketing and website content strategy – for a leading international play-based charity. Professional references will be offered at the end of the placement.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Digital Communications Intern will be working to support Right To Play UK’s communications work across our portfolio of campaigns, events and supporter engagement initiatives.   

Our commitment to you

This internship will provide an invaluable opportunity to gain essential skills and experience in key aspects of fundraising for a leading international sport for development organisation. You will be supplied with the necessary induction into Right To Play UK and our place within the global Right To Play organisation. We will also provide you with the necessary equipment to carry out your volunteering with us based at the Right To Play UK offices.

Professional references will be offered on successful completion of the placement. Previous interns have gone on to good full time positions at organisations including Right To Play International, Royal Geographical Society and Marie Curie.

Your commitment to us

We will ask you to commit to the period of the volunteer internship agreed and give us advanced notice if any of your circumstances change and affect your ability to complete the internship. We will require you to be onsite at the Right To Play offices at the agreed times and days to carry out your volunteering tasks. We will require you to act in a professional manner and to sign a letter of agreement including a confidentially clause.


  • To work with the Communications Manager to develop RTP UK’s social media presence, including growing followings by planning and executing targeted editorial content, campaigns and exploring new platforms.
  • To produce content for the Right To Play website, including re-writing and enhancing existing content, and producing original pieces as required. For example, growing our fundraising content.
  • To produce beautiful and engaging emails for our supporters, including our regular newsletter and pre and post event communications.                                                                                            
  • Other projects and activities as requested by the events team or corporate partnerships team

Other Terms and Conditions:

Office hours: 9AM – 5PM, 5 days per week. This internship will require occasional evening and weekend work, with possible travel out of London, for which time off in lieu may be taken.

Holidays: Time off to be agreed with line manager.

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.