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Join the Helium Arts team for a Communications Internship!



Helium Arts is Ireland’s children’s arts and health organisation. We bring art, creativity and play to children and teenagers in hospital and healthcare settings across Ireland through award-winning, age-appropriate participatory arts programmes. Our programmes support children to express their experiences in new and imaginative ways, and in turn help them to rise above negative emotions and imagine new worlds without limitations. Here’s a short video, telling the story of our organisation and the children we work with:

Role Overview

Helium Arts is seeking a Marketing & Communications intern who will work with the organisation’s core team to develop the Helium Arts brand and increase its public profile. The intern will be mentored by the Helium Arts Fundraising & Development officer, and work from the organisation’s Dublin base located on Upper Dorset street. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a small team and contribute to helping the organisation to grow.  

Please respond with Cover Letter and C.V. to by Friday June 30th.  

Role Requirements

  • Support the setup of a new CRM system, inputting data and assisting in the segmentation of databases & developing targeted communications relevant to these segments (training & support will be provided)
  • Work with the Helium Arts core team to develop a direct marketing fundraising campaign
  • Research prospective companies and individuals to send targeted communications to
  • Support the Communications Officer in communications related administration, including collecting content for newsletters, website updating and social media marketing
  • Support the Development Coordinator in developing fundraising communications for proposals, grant applications and campaigns & events.


Person Specification

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Well-organised and ability to coordinate own workload
  • An outgoing and passionate personality with ability to work well with others
  • Initiative, enthusiasm and a problem-solving approach to new challenges
  • Strong IT skills and comfortable with learning new IT systems
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle information in a confidential, sensitive manner with due care, respect and discretion

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We would love to keep in touch to tell you about what's happening in our creative programmes supporting children and teenagers managing long-term health conditions across Ireland to access a meaningful creative and social outlet. We will also send you details from time to time on our events, fundraising activities, funding and sector news.

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Contact Us
+ 353 (0) 44 93 96 960


Helium Arts is a registered charity and compliant with the requirements of the Charities Regulator, the national regulatory authority for charities in Ireland


CHY Number: 19236
Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20075200
Companies Registration Office: 486621


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Helium Arts
Top Floor
22 Pearse Street
Co. Westmeath
N91 VYP0



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