Educational IT Jobs Thread, Web Assistant and IT Support Internship in United Kingdom (UK) Specific Forums; The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is a UK- based non-profit organisation working internationally to protect the environment and defend human ...
29th August 2013, 05:28 PM #1
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Web Assistant and IT Support Internship
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is a UK- based non-profit organisation working internationally to protect the environment and defend human rights.
What we do is simple, direct and effective
EJF believes that protecting the environment is not just about quality of life, it is a question of life and death for the world’s poorest people. We believe that environmental security is a human right.
For millions of people around the world, the result of a degraded environment is hunger, brutal poverty and vulnerability.
Our international campaigns tackle grassroots issues that are ‘off the radar’, working in remote and difficult locations and in post-conflict areas where environmental issues and associated human rights problems are neglected. EJF's team documents the issues and creates compelling international campaigns that target opinion formers and decision makers around the globe. EJF provides film and advocacy training to local organisations and activists in the global south, enabling them to document, expose and create long term solutions to environmental problems, generate local support and create a living legacy.
EJF is currently looking to recruit a web assistant and IT support intern to work alongside a dynamic team ensuring that the EJF website is maintained and supporting EJF’s technical development. The role will specifically include assisting with the development of EJF’s website as well as the ongoing development of EJF’s IT resources including ongoing support.
This is an exciting position for someone who is looking to gain valuable experience in IT support and web design, developing specific skills in web development and technical support.
EJF is looking for someone who has the following skills:
- Web design, HTML, CMS and CSS and some knowledge of PHP
- Excellent knowledge of PC’s and ability to maintain their systems
- Specific knowledge of Mac’s and typical Mac troubleshooting is desirable
- The ability to troubleshoot general IT problems and a keenness to help staff members with troubleshooting issues
- Ability to assess EJF’s IT systems and make strong recommendations for ways of improving them.
The ideal candidate will be someone with an approachable, friendly manner and who has a willingness to learn more in order to develop EJF’s IT systems. You will be expected to work to your own devices as well as being a key member of the team. Staff members will rely on you for technical advice so a good knowledge of how to install new programme’s and software, fix small IT issues and maintain EJF’s computer equipment is important.
This position requires the ability to commit to at least 3 days a week or 27 hours spread over the week for a minimum of 3 months. You will gain valuable experience and EJF will provide excellent references when you leave EJF.
Remuneration: This is an unpaid internship. We will provide travel expenses within London (Zones 1 – 4) and lunch expenses.
Location: This post is based at EJF London office in Islington.
How to apply: Please apply in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org with a CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate.
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