Communications Assistant Internship


A unique opportunity for an internship within a well-respected rugby organisation has arisen at a very exciting time for the sport with the Rugby World Cup 2015 fast approaching.

The Rugby Players’ Association can offer a 12 month placement with immediate effect for a confident, well organised individual looking to gain practical work experience.

Working across our Communications department you will have the opportunity to be involved in the production of the RPA’s publications, The Players’ Room Magazine and our digital app, 15 Magazine, as well as providing website content, overseeing our various social media channels and developing member communications.

You will need to have the ability to work independently, have excellent creative writing skills and preferably a background in Journalism or Media studies. A good knowledge of Microsoft Word, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop and a basic understanding of the sport would be advantageous.

You will be paid an hourly rate of £6.31 during the internship and receive an annual holiday allowance commensurate with the role.

If this role is of interest, please send your CV with a 500 word article on ‘The role of the RPA’ to Alternatively, please post your details to the following address:

Stuart Munday
Finance & HR Director
The Rugby Players’ Association
5th Floor
Regal House
London Road

Closing date: 26th March 2014. (Please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion if you are not contacted within 14 days of the closing date)

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