Policy and Public Affairs Intern - Edinburgh, United Kingdom,

Are you looking to gain experience working in policy and public affairs? Do you want to be involved in the campaign work of one of the country's biggest charities? BHF Scotland are looking to recruit a Policy and Public Affairs Intern to provide research support to the wider team and support an ongoing policy development project. You'll be involved in the development and planning of a patient involvement day and will provide support to the wider policy and public affairs team in policy development. Our award-winning policy and public affairs team in Scotland is committed to beating heartbreak forever by ensuring our world class research is communicated to government and parliamentarians, this is a great opportunity for an individual looking to gain experience in a dynamic policy and public affairs team. About you You'll show a willingness to learn and develop their skills and an eagerness to contribute to a team environment. With a can do attitude you'll have excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to get involved in key projects with the team and you'll be able to develop strong relationships with key contacts both within and outside of the organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading charity and get some valuable hands on experience in policy and public affairs. About us When you work at the British Heart Foundation, you become a part of medical history. Part of a world leading organisation that has played a role in decades of life saving breakthroughs, from heart transplants and pacemakers to stents and clot busting drugs. And we're not about to stop any time soon. We are here to beat heartbreak forever. To stop heart and circulatory diseases devastating families. And if you want to help us get there sooner, you could be the Policy and Public Affairs Intern we need. How to apply To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your motivation for applying for the role; how this role fits with future aspirations; and what you would bring to the role. This is a 12 week internship working 21 hours per week. Interviews will be held on 30th May 2019 Please note that our benefits do not apply to this opportunity. British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.