Digital Content Creator Intern, Children & Young People’s

Digital Content Creator Intern, Children & Young People’s

Friday, 6 December 2019, 5.00pm

RTÉ Internship Programme 2020
Digital Content Creator Intern, Children & Young People’s

Are you full of bright ideas?
Are you a passionate storyteller?
Are you ambitious and creative?
If so, we want YOU!

The RTÉ Internship Programme 2020 has been created in line with our People Strategy to mirror the nation’s diversity.  This is an opportunity to be part of a group of interns from every background, who will work across a range of exciting projects and who will make a real and creative impact on our services.  Your talent will be recognised, encouraged and developed. This could be the first step in changing or launching your career. The programme will initially involve internships in areas across the organisation including Content, News and Current Affairs, RTÉ Online and Commercial.

Who we are?
The Young People’s department RTÉ is responsible for commissioning and creating RTÉ’S content output for the 0 – 12’s audience.  Currently we have 2 distinct content streams, TV/Online and Radio/Podcast with our team split and working on each of the streams. The majority of our work revolves around liaising with external production companies whom we commission to create our content and also engaging with our viewers across our digital platforms website/app and social channels. We are a small but perfectly formed team, working together to achieve our end goal which is the delivery of top class content in an easy to access, entertaining and informative way. 

What you’ll be doing?
Reporting to the Group Head of Children’s & Young People’s Content, this role will give you the opportunity to help us to further engage and connect with our audiences on our various digital platforms.  Whether it is working with our existing team to help roll out campaigns or creating campaigns that will engage the 0 – 12’s audience and their parents, you will be a creative team player who can roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. Using your understanding of our audience and how best to engage with them, you will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of various platforms and have ideas on how best to utilise them. 

Who you are?

  • You are curious and creative
  • A self starter who can work independently
  • An ideas person.
  • You should have good sense of humour, who can write good copy age appropriate scripts and promos. 
  • You should be familiar with social media platforms and how they can best be used to serve our audiences. 
  • You should have interest in learning about both audio & visual content.
  • A self shooter & editing capability or at least an interest to learn about self shooting and editing

Why the RTÉ Internship Programme is for you?

  • Gain industry related experience and develop your skills in Ireland’s national public service media organisation.
  • Get involved in real-world challenging projects and work that complements your career interests and supports your learning goals.
  • Be mentored and supervised by a professional with relevant expertise in the field.
  • Gain broad exposure to the organisation with shadowing opportunities.
  • Create a professional network and add industry experience to your CV.

This position will be offered from January to December 2020, with a salary of €25,080 per annum pro-rata.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please apply by submitting your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role. Please attach these as one document.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday, 6th December 2019.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age and eligible to work in Ireland.

Cuirfear fáilte roimh iarratais ó dhaoine go bhfuil dearcadh dearfach acu i leith na Gaeilge. Applications are welcome from people who have a positive outlook to Irish.

RTÉ is committed to diversity in its workforce and welcomes applications from people with diverse backgrounds and who speak other languages.  RTÉ is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applications without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, social experience, race and ethnicity, disability, civil and family status, religious belief and membership of the Traveller Community. 



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