Working with Us

Internship positions at Poetry Ireland


We regularly have an internship position available for an enthusiastic individual who would like to work alongside the Poetry Ireland team. This position will involve working very closely with our publications manager, editor, communications executive, and director. The intern will develop skills related to publishing, public relations, and events management, while broadening their understanding of the contemporary Irish poetry scene.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the production of Poetry Ireland Review and Trumpet and general administration relating to publications. Duties have previously included negotiating the acquisition of rights from publishers, dealing with book designers, liaising with poets, and setting content through InDesign.
  • Working alongside the Communications desk; maintaining and updating the Poetry Ireland website, creating new social media content, and helping with general PR.
  • Assisting with event coordination and providing hands-on event management support.
  • Providing administrative support.

This is an unpaid internship.

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter by email to We will keep your information on file and contact you when the position becomes available.