Belfast, Belfast
£17,290 per year pro rata
Part-time, Temporary, Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2022
Job description

The opportunity

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?


About the role

BHF Northern Ireland is looking to recruit a Policy and Public Affairs Intern to provide research support to the wider team and support an ongoing policy development project. 

Our award-winning policy and public affairs team in Northern Ireland 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 your skills and an eagerness to contribute to a team environment.

With a can do attitude you'll have excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to get involved in key projects with the team. 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.

Please note this is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2022, working 28 hours per week.

About us

When people affected by heart and circulatory diseases are in need, they turn to us. With our research we give people hope. With our expert advice and training, we give people knowledge and support. And with our campaigning we help build a healthier world for everyone.


Here at the BHF we understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life.  Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we’re happy to explore what’s possible for you and the role.

Interview process 

The interview process will be held over MS Teams.

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Refreshed on: 03 June 2021
Closed date: 02 July 2021
Tags: Policy/Research

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