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Nottingham Internship Scheme – business, marketing and communications

Nottingham Internship Scheme: amplify your potential

 

The Nottingham Internship Scheme provides a range of work experience opportunities and internships throughout the year exclusively for our students and graduates.  

Apply for a summer internship through the Nottingham Internship Scheme to:

  • Apply and develop your skills in the 'real world'
  • Increase your commercial awareness
  • Build connections with businesses in your area of interest
  • Potentially be offered employment on a longer-term or permanent basis
  • Get paid! 

On this page you can find the business, marketing and comms summer internships.

 

Summer internships: advice for existing applicants

The deadline for summer internships has now passed. The following advice is for existing applicants

  • These are full-time internships, typically working a 9–5 working day.
  • We encourage you to apply to no more than three internships. Read the job details carefully before making your selections based on your interests and skills, and the location of the business.
  • All applications must be submitted by midnight on Sunday 22 April 2018. We recommend submitting an early application, as we will not be in the office over the weekend to help with technical problems.
  • You will need to organise your own accommodation for the duration of the internship.

Applications

Applications for summer internships have now closed.

We are unfortunately unable to consider late applications.

 

Browse the business, marketing and comms summer internships

Alex Wilkinson Media     
Marketing executive     
 

Alex Wilkinson Media is a high-end commercial media agency that produces all forms of media from photography to videos and drone work. We work with a range of clients from the University of Nottingham to local zoos.

We undertake dynamic and creative work and are seeking a positive, creative individual to join the team and help show the world what we do.

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks         

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

The main responsibilities of the Marketing Executive will be to ensure the image of the business is maintained, as well as improving the reach of the business through media such as SEO, social media platforms, YouTube and direct customer contact.

The individual will also advise clients on how they can market video material made for them by the company.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Marketing experience
  • Positive attitude and capable of work as a team as well as independently

Desirable:

  • Undertaken modules in marketing
  • Knowledge about media production – photos and videos

Internship outcomes:

  • Develop a marketing strategy
  • Reach social media targets
  • Increase public and commercial engagement 

About the role

Location: Ingenuity Centre, Jubilee Campus   

Website

       

      

 
 
Ashton Court Group Limited
Marketing intern
 

Ashton Court Group is an experienced, client-focused information business consultancy and Microsoft Cloud Solutions Partner. The main focus of our business is in helping our customers to join up and derive value from their disparate information systems. We place particular emphasis on combining CRM and Web systems (both Websites/portals and e-marketing solutions).

This strategy includes growing the capacity to join together Cloud-based applications so that, for instance, the results of e-marketing campaign activities are available and attached to customer records within CRM systems and the stakeholders can interact in a seamless way through digital channels, including Web Portals. 

Formed in 1991, we have over 20 years’ experience of providing business consultancy, application integration and software development to private, public and not for profit sectors.

Some of the customers we work with include: Alere, Charles Stanley, HiT Entertainment, Ministry of Defence and Mattel. We strive to excel and believe our people set us apart from our competitors. We combine business and IT knowledge, and actively seek to understand our clients’ requirements.

We aim to work in partnership to take the difficulty out of systems integration projects and thereby make it easier for our customers to achieve their business goals. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £15,270 per annum (pro rata)

Job description:

We are seeking a marketing intern with strong all-round marketing skills to undertake a competitive analysis and background research of competitors’ web sites and audit Ashton Court’s online presence and social media profile.

Tasks will include preparing a marketing strategy, defining a marketing plan from start to finish and commence implementation. 

The ideal candidate must have a strong interest in supporting sales and competitive analysis and research. This is an ideal opportunity for an undergraduate to gain broad marketing experience, working closely with the senior management team.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • The successful candidate should be a self-starter; someone who is happy to work without close supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Must have marketing experience, possibly from a part time job or work placement. 

Desirable:

  • Innovative thinker who relishes the opportunity to create maximum impact in a limited period of time
  • Basic understanding of websites and content management systems
  • Interest in digital marketing and social media promotion

Internship outcomes:

  • Define a marketing strategy including digital marketing and social media presence
  • Prepare a marketing plan to achieve the marketing strategy, including timescales and actions
  • Commence implementation of the marketing plan, once agreed by the senior management team

About the role

Location: Northampton, near Horton.

Please note, this is a rural location without public transport links. It is advisable that you consider this before applying as you may need to use your own, independent transport (possible options could be to drive or cycle if you live locally).

Website

 

 
 
BH PR & Communications Ltd
PR and social media intern
 

BH PR & Communications was founded in 1992. Over the past 25 years, the firm has established a proven track record in serving the interests of both public and private sectors.

Our experienced team creates compelling PR and communications campaigns that heighten awareness of an organisation’s aims and objectives and ensure it achieves its planned outputs. 

This is supported by our design team, which offers a total marketing communications service, covering everything from corporate and brand identity to promotional material, advertising, exhibitions and digital marketing. 

Our aim is to provide every client with a package of services tailored to meet their specific requirements. We are committed to providing the highest possible levels of service to our clients – whether their annual spend is £150 or £150,000. 

Length of opportunity: 10 weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

The production and distribution of news releases and feature articles for traditional and digital media.

  • The creation of media distribution and other contact lists; creating and updating databases
  • The management and delivery of social media campaigns, including production of a range of posts and updates via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat and social media monitoring
  • Production of copy for e-newsletters and blogs etc
  • Media monitoring, sourcing press cuttings and production of coverage books
  • Attending photo shoots, covering news stories and attending client meetings as required
  • Production of a range of reports (including feedback, cuttings and activity reports)
  • Other administrative and support duties to include: answering the phone, taking messages and similar

Skills/requirements:

We are looking to recruit a self-motivated individual to assist with the creation and delivery of PR and communications strategies for our diverse client base.

The successful candidates should:

  • be studying or have graduated in PR, communications, English, marketing or journalism 
  • have excellent communication skills, demonstrate a high level of creativity and be keen to learn
  • have excellent writing and communications skills, a solid understanding of social media, plus a real enthusiasm for the role. 
  • have the ability to work to tight deadlines and the flexibility to handle a number of projects simultaneously

Internship outcomes:

The intern will experience all aspects of the work of a busy PR and communications consultancy. Key outcomes will include the ability to produce a PR and social media strategy, a range of news releases and social media updates, along with e-shots and a wide range of other literature.

About the role

Location: Pride Park, Derby

Website

 

 
 
Boneham and Turner Ltd
Marketing assistant and continuous improvement coordinator
 

Boneham and Turner are precision engineers serving the aerospace, automotive and motorsport industries.

We are going through an exciting period of change – working towards the AS9100 accreditation and implementing SAP. 

The continuous improvement element of the business is having a radical shake-up and significant work is being done to improve processes, systems and culture.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour minimum 

Job description:

Marketing assistant: 

Identifying customers that have not purchased from Boneham and Turner in a defined period. Contacting them, understanding current purchasing platform and agreeing steps to be taken to win back the business.

  • Work via the CRM system, e-mailing and telephone work
  • Posting out catalogues and other marketing products
  • Updating CRM and tracking next steps

Continuous improvement coordinator:

Maximising efforts towards improving processes, system data (such as part number verification), aligning the efforts towards AS9100 accreditation and SAP implementation.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Data analytics skills or knowledge
  • Methodical
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written)

Desirable:

Knowledge or experience of:

  • Process creation and implementation
  • Lean methodologies (continuous improvement)

About the role

Location: Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Website

 

 
 
Brighter Directions
PR and media executive     
 

Brighter Directions is a fast-paced multi-award-winning boutique marketing agency, looking for a trainee PR executive to join our busy, passionate and attention-to-detail-oriented team. We offer PR and social media services for disruptive brands and companies globally.

We work very closely with our clients, as partners, so relationships are incredibly important to us, as much externally as they are internally. We have a tight-knit team comprised of superb individuals with diverse backgrounds and skills – our guys are passionate, fun and friendly to work with, within a very supportive ‘family’ environment. Teamwork is very important and we all work together to achieve a common goal.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks, with potential to develop into a permanent role for the right person

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

We are seeking someone who is full of creative ideas and eager to contribute on a large scale. The intern will gain visibility into the inner workings and aspects of the public relations field, provide concrete deliverables and learn from top to bottom.

Principal responsibilities:

  1. Create client PR strategies and plans from concept to execution 
  2. Communicate and build relationships with current or prospect clients, managing account relationships, feedback and reporting 
  3. Build and update media lists and databases
  4. Manage media and PR distribution sites, monitor alerts and incoming opportunities
  5. Liaison and relationship building (calls and meetings) with journalists, editors and other media contacts, nurturing and cold pitch contact
  6. Research media titles, market analysis, client sector trends
  7. Create and curate engaging, accurate and relevant content for a range of sources, from technical content to insights and blogs
  8. Securing print, online and broadcast coverage for clients via targeted outreach
  9. Build effective working relationships with staff and managers across the organisation
  10. Ability to handle multiple workflows, prioritising new tasks as allocated
  11. Tracking all press coverage, clipping press hits and measuring impact
  12. Effective reporting and feedback to management and clients

The principle accountabilities are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks. The need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Skills/requirements:

Knowledge (education and related experience):

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in writing or creative content)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel
  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Ability to plan and work effectively as part of a team

Skills (special training or competence):

  • English language skills, verbal and written
  • Strong delivery focus with the ability to multi-task effectively
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to handle multiple workflows and projects simultaneously, with prioritising tasks as allocated, within a busy environment 
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure (quick thinking, for example to respond to questioning on pitches)
  • Experience managing numerous projects simultaneously within deadline
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential data, while remaining discreet
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organisational skills
  • Digital competence and skills (Google research and sourcing information)
  • Ability to occasionally travel (including overseas, may be required) 
  • Know-how and ability to discern between sources of information
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices
  • Willingness to work towards CIPD accreditation

Core behaviours:

  • Communicating and influencing                   
  • Team working
  • Planning and organising                                                
  • Decision making
  • Delivery and implementation

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in journalism, PR or English

Internship outcomes:

Develop a media relations campaign for Brighter Directions, this would include several coverage pieces across regional, national and trade media publications as well as supporting with event and client account marketing.

You will need to produce a report at the end of placement.

About the role

Location: Chesterfield

Website

 

 
 
Captured Proposals
Digital content executive
 

The UK's leading marriage proposal planners. We are dedicated to helping plan, implement and capture one of the most important moments in life. From start to finish our devoted proposal team guide customers through the process. From initial discussions and ideas to detailed plans and finally support on the big day. Our professional proposal photographers are all qualified to covertly capture the moment someone pops the question, an image the couple will cherish for many years to come.

We're a unique business with a lot to achieve. We're based in Manchester's Spinningfield’s district and growing quickly. As a small business we are able to dedicate time to staff development, in the areas they wish to focus on. New recruits will not only develop their roles, but also learn about the business and how it works. There's no limit to the learning that is available.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

We're looking for a passionate and reliable student to join our growing team based in Manchester city centre.  The perfect candidate will take time to understand our business, Captured Proposals, the services we offer and apply their own thinking to develop exciting pieces of relevant content. Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Manage all company content, ensuring everything is always up to date and optimised
  • Develop creative and forward-thinking content relating to wedding proposals
  • Create, curate, and manage all published content (text, images and video)
  • Brief other designers and creators and deliver content and campaigns
  • Engage, monitor, listen and respond to influencers (bloggers)
  • Liaise with social media staff to build exciting content campaigns
  • Compile reports showing results on a regular basis
  • Monitor wedding proposal trends
  • Grow brand awareness and seek input from the entire team to help deliver

Skills/requirements:

  • Key understanding of the weddings and proposals industry
  • Passionate about social media and creating content
  • Comfortable using multiple social networks
  • Creative and able to identify the most suitable types of content
  • Reliable
  • Team player, comfortable communicating with multiple teams

Internship outcomes:

  • Produce regular output reports
  • Create high-quality pieces of content
  • Develop our existing content strategy
  • Make the role their own by creating strategies
  • Develop and understanding of how to create content and where to utilise it

About the role

Location: Manchester

Website

 

 
 
Challenge Finder
Social media executive
 

Challenge Finder is one of the UK's largest challenge booking engines and a growing community (Challengers) of those that do them. Our objective is to become the global market place for the challenge industry and are looking for a dynamic, positive and enthusiastic social marketing executive to help accelerate this vision.

We are a small team on a big mission, therefore the candidate will need to demonstrate high levels of responsibility, team ethos and belief in the vision.

The candidate will report directly and work closely with the Founder and CEO as well as a product manager and marketing manager forming an unbreakable and powerful force. Think 'Team Sky' for the digital world.

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

Our ideal candidate needs to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and some level of social marketing experience through previous job roles or studies. Strong communication skills, a creative mind-set and a real competitive get up and go spirit will put this candidate in a strong position. Any design skills will also be a real bonus. 

Tasks will include:

  • Management of our four key social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube)
  • Growing each channel
  • Engaging with existing and new audiences 
  • Creating content
  • Developing ideas of reaching audiences through a digital social perspective
  • Input in to the direction of the business

Skills/requirements:

This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for startup experience and to help shape the future of an ambitious company. Challenge Finder is looking for candidates who have the foresight and drive to be part of this young start-up with outrageously exciting opportunities as it grows.

If you like the sound of this challenge, we want you! A bit like an obstacle course race or trying to get out of your wetsuit, it’s so much easier with a little help from a team mate.

We want to make Challenge Finder the best resource in the industry, and we need your help to do it.

Internship outcomes:

You will single handedly control our social channels which means you will have a direct link to our audience. As well as develop social marketing skills you will have access to full business operations and the ever-changing workings of a startup.

If the internship goes well there will be job opportunities for the candidate to be part of a growing business in an exciting industry.

About the role

Location: Loughborough

Website

 

 
 
Clarity 4D Limited
Marketing assistant
 

Clarity4D is a personality profiling software company used to improve self-awareness and communication with others. The Clarity4D unique personal profiles incorporate a coaching workbook, behavioural model and psychometric tool based on the psychology of Carl Jung.

Clarity4D has strong links to performance delivery, and linked to the four elements of the ancient Greeks and the energies of fire, water, air and earth, the profiles use colour to identify the four personality types. 

We offer accreditation to independent trainers, coaches, corporate learning and development professionals, charitable organisations and educators. Our business partners can supply personality profiles and deliver workshops in over 20 countries. Used in global corporations, SMEs, public sector, charities and education, as well as for personal coaching, there is a Clarity4D personality profile to meet the needs of everyone.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour  

Job description:

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to strategise a plan to drive UK Accreditations organised by Clarity4D to be populated with a minimum of 12 people per course. This will have a regional focus and plan involving seven different UK regions. 

The intern will be responsible to and working for the sales and marketing director as well as the intern manager to:

  • formalise the strategy
  • devise specific campaigns
  • set them up ahead of campaign time via social media, mailchimp and unbounce landing page creation
  • be responsible for regular posting on the company’s social media pages. 

In addition to this, the intern will work alongside the company to devise a strategy and tactile plan to open up three countries. Specifically, this will involve creating and delivering the schedule for a campaign to initialise overseas accreditations. 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

The candidate is required to have excellent communication skills and high level of commercial awareness as well as adaptability and the capacity to work autonomously and under their own initiative. As well as this, they are required to be well organised and have an eye for small details and analytical skills that are well articulated and robustly achieved as a result of their professional approach and expediency. 

Desirable:

The most desirable skills include innovative and creative thinking with advanced I.T and social media knowledge. Clarity4D are looking for an individual who is able to quickly adjust to the company’s remote working culture and bring fresh and detail-orientated thinking to the organisation. 

Internship outcomes:

The key outcomes of the internship will include a devised strategy and tactical plan for increased attendance at UK accreditations, opening up three new countries and daily social media management. 

About the role

Location: Stamford, although you will divide time between working at Clarity 4D's office location and working remotely.  

Website

 

 
 
Cobalt Carbon Free     
Marketing management
 

Cobalt Carbon Free was founded on the principal of providing low-carbon building technology at a high standard of delivery. Our aim is to build relationships with like-minded people and to help them achieve their dream homes, save energy and money all the while.

Through innovative partnerships and projects, we are leading on low carbon building and eco homes.

Our conscience plays a big part in our work – we consider this as a life-time commitment, we want our work, and our word, to stand the test of time.

Our head office is in Nottingham, East Midlands, however we operate nationally.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £8.50 per hour  

Job description:

  • Establishes marketing goals based on past performance and market forecasts
  • Oversees current offerings and comes up with initiatives for new products or services
  • Researches and analyses market trends, demographics, pricing schedules, competitor products, and other relevant information to form marketing strategies
  • Works with staff to develop detailed marketing and tactical promotional  plans for all media channels and sales
  • Tracks all marketing and sales data and creates detailed written reports and verbal presentations
  • Adjusts marketing campaigns and strategies as needed in response to collected data and other feedback

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Business knowledge or experience
  • Experience or knowledge of marketing and marketing strategy including different media channels
  • Creativity and adaptability
  • Research, analysis and writing skills 

Desirable:

  • Client relationship experience
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Leadership and people management
  • Detail-orientated
  • Experience or knowledge of budgeting, organisation and multi-tasking

Internship outcomes:

  • Identification of customer segments and develop a plan to pinpoint and the critical market for our services
  • Identify the key routes to market
  • Develop a suitable marketing and promotional plan with sustainable delivery 

About the role

Location: Arnold, Nottinghamshire

Website

 

 
 
Coriel Ltd
Marketing and communications internship
 

Coriel was established in 2008 and has been based at University of Nottingham Innovation Park for the last seven years. We develop ‘Internet of Things’ sensors and identification solutions for a growing number of sectors. Our customers include Network Rail, Alstom and others.

We also offer a contract electronics design service so we work on a wide range of very current technologies, typically including mobile wireless, low power, cameras and displays.

The company is owned by three very experienced engineers so we can offer a good opportunity to gain some real on-the-job experience.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks, potentially extended to 12 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour

Job description:

We are running a project to update the way we present and promote our various activities and have engaged an experienced marketing and communications consultant to help us.

We’ve identified that all aspects of our outbound marketing need to be reviewed and revised to align with our current strategy. This will include our branding, case studies, website(s) which all need to be extensively revamped.

This is an ideal opportunity for a keen intern, working alongside an experienced member of the team, to help us implement our new communications strategy.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Student or graduate in business, marketing and communications
  • Reliable, diligent and hard working
  • Good communication skills 

Desirable:

  • Web development and graphics knowledge (using WordPress)
  • Business skills
  • An interest in electronics and technology

Internship outcomes:

We wish to see tangible progress on our project, but equally we also wish to see our intern grow in experience and confidence as they put their knowledge to work on some real-world challenges.

About the role

Location: Nottingham, near Jubilee Campus 

Website

 

 
 
Derbyshire Specialist Aggregates
Marketing assistant
 

Established in 1984, Derbyshire Specialist Aggregates has expanded from its original site in Youlgrave, Derbyshire and now has five sites across the UK. As well as our central processing plant we have sites in Ryder Point, Bridgend, Port Penrhyn and Garston.

The company is a market leader in the manufacture of specialist dried aggregates and operates in a number of sectors including landscaping, pebble dashing, resin bound, coloured quartz and industrial dried minerals.
Delivering nationwide, we source materials from all over the UK and worldwide and offer an unrivalled range of colours, sizes and shapes to suit all applications.

As one of the largest manufacturers of dried aggregate in the UK, we pride ourselves on offering 100% stock availability at all times and keep thousands of tonnes of raw material and finished product ready for next day delivery.  Customer service, quality, reliability and trust are important to us.

The customer base is varied with both B2C and B2B targets (distributors, landscapers, builders, driveway contractors and decorators) and our marketing activity is centred around our online presence with supporting multichannel activity including direct marketing, advertising, exhibitions and PR.

The company is proud of its success to date and ambitious for more! The team are professional, knowledgable and friendly – this is an informal fast moving, fast thinking environment where everyone is involved and included and management decisions are made and acted upon quickly.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £9 per hour          

Job description:

The marketing assistant will provide marketing support to the marketing and sales team with specific focus on the decorative aggregates sector.

Decorativeaggregates.com is the main portal for the B2C channel and sales are heavily influenced by online activity and SEO. The internship involves a research project which investigates the performance of the decorativeaggregates.com website and seeks improvements in design, content and functionality. 

It will require an analysis of competitor activity as well as SEO and PPC performance and the intern will be required to work closely with the current agencies who supply digital services.

The project will also require a recommendation for potential marketing activity via social media  with identification and justification of which platforms could be utilised and the type of mechanics employed to generate increased sales.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Understanding of digital platforms.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Marketing degree discipline preferred. 

Desirable:

  • Creativity

Internship outcomes:

  • Produce report on decorativeaggregates.com online performance and develop a social media marketing strategy.

About the role

Location: Derbyshire (near Bakewell)          

Website

 

 
 
Distinction Limited
Digital marketing executive
 
Please note, for this internship you will be required to apply through the Distinction candidate system, following this link.

For over 16 years, we have helped forward-thinking brands accelerate their businesses using digital. We do this by integrating the skills and specialisms of strategy, design, technology, and marketing.

Our transparent and collaborative approach cultivates successful, long-term partnerships with our clients, which include global brands, wonderful charities, disruptive innovators and ambitious SMEs.

In recent years, we have won the Recommended Agency Register ‘Best in Effectiveness’ award, were finalists for ‘Best Full-Service Digital Agency’, and were voted by The Drum as an ‘Elite’ Digital Agency.

Length of opportunity: 8–12 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

We are hiring two interns in summer 2018 to support our inbound and outbound marketing teams.

Typically, our internships will start in July, but we will be flexible for the right candidates.

Our inbound marketing role will give exposure to all inbound marketing channels - content, search, paid and social in particular. During your time with us, you'll gain Google certifications for your CV, and work on real client work (where appropriate).

Our outbound marketing role will give exposure to all outbound marketing channels - events, webinars and sponsorships in particular. You'll gain Hubspot and Google certifications for your CV, and work with our senior teams to grow our new business prospects.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Great time keeping and attention to detail
  • A professional approach
  • Attention to detail
  • A self-starter who gets stuck in

Desirable:

  • Any previous marketing related experience is beneficial
  • Practical knowledge of major social media channels including Facebook, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Any relevant accreditations or study (e.g. Google Analytics, AdWords or similar)
  • A demonstration of keeping up to date with industry changes (e.g. reading relevant industry blogs or attending events)

Internship outcomes:

The interns will leave us with recognisable qualifications – Google and/or Hubspot.

You will be expected to get stuck in every day; having a tangible impact on day-to-day outcomes for our clients and the agency.

About the role

Location: Lace Market, Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
Eden Public Relations     
Public relations assistant     
 

Founded in 2000, Eden is a specialist public relations and marketing communications consultancy based in Nottingham and serving a range of B2B and B2C clients.

Eden offers a supportive working environment, great training opportunities and a lovely team of co-workers. We are based in the centre of Nottingham, within the historic Lace Market area and close to tram and bus stops and parking options.

Length of opportunity: 8–12 weeks (permanent role available after the internship for the right candidate)        

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour  

Job description:         

You will have the opportunity to work across a range of accounts and campaigns and will be encouraged to develop your skills and your areas of responsibility. Typical tasks may include research, producing reports, media relations, event management, social media, creating web content.              

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

Candidates must be hard working and reliable and have the ability to work within a team in a busy environment and produce great results whilst working under pressure. Eden takes great pride in the service it provides to all clients and expects all team members to demonstrate enthusiasm, dedication, a real interest in the wider industry and a willingness to learn and develop in their career.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A genuine interest in current affairs.
  • An understanding of and interest in digital and social media.
  • A proactive and positive attitude and a desire to learn and develop on the job.

Desirable:

  • Work experience (in an agency environment) would be a plus.

Internship outcomes:

There could be a permanent job available at the end of the contract for the right candidate.      

About the role

Location: Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
GeoSLAM
Marketing and communications assistant
 

Who we are:

GeoSLAM are the experts in 3D mobile mapping. Our unique 'go-anywhere' technology is adaptable to all environments especially spaces that are indoor, underground or difficult to access, providing accurate 3D mapping without the need for GPS.

GeoSLAM was founded in 2012 as a joint venture between CSIRO (Australia’s National Science Agency and the inventors of Wi-Fi) and 3D Laser Mapping. Headquartered in the UK, GeoSLAM has an expanding network of distributors, in over 50 countries across six continents.

What we do:

We design and manufacture 3D geospatial technology solutions that deliver rapid results and save customers time and money. With our hand-held, lightweight and easy-to-use scanners, customers can build a highly accurate 3D model of any environment within minutes.

Our robust solutions are underpinned by award-winning software that captures and models complex 3D data up to 10 times faster – anywhere. Designed for surveyors, engineers and geospatial professionals, and serving the surveying, engineering, mining, forestry, facilities and asset management sectors, our technology is now used globally by anyone interested in quickly and accurately creating a digital twin of their world.

We aim to be the global market leader in autonomous 3D mapping technology.

Working for GeoSLAM means you will be part of a young, dynamic company and rapidly growing team. Our culture is one of openness, tolerance and respect. As a global company, we welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds and cultures.

If you come and work for us you can expect:

  • An amazing opportunity to contribute to a fast growing high tech company
  • A 'can do' culture where you will be encouraged to get involved in a range of exciting initiatives and to introduce new ideas
  • A warm, welcoming environment based at the edge of the countryside with free car parking and good transport links
  • The opportunity to learn new skills

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks minimum

Salary/hourly rate: £10 per hour         

Job description:

As GeoSLAM continues to grow, we are developing a worldwide marketing strategy to communicate our message and reach new customers. As such we require a marketing and communications assistant to help in the day-to-day promotion of the company. Responsibilities and duties will include (but are not limited to!):

Production assisting:

  • Editing videos, photos, and designing materials used in various marketing activities (events videos, new product and marketing photos, designing/updating case studies, banners, web adverts, and similar)
  • Designing and ordering merchandise and ‘give aways’, such as mugs, pens, bags
  • Updating materials on website including news and events posts
  • Providing general support in editing and compiling media for marketing and sales activities 

PR and marketing:

  • Attending regular meetings throughout the internship with our marketing agency and our PR agency
  • Organising and shipping marketing materials for our global distributors to support their marketing efforts
  • Writing and helping edit press releases and partnered articles

Event support:

  • Helping to plan and organise our global events – for example through booking booths, furniture, AV, and electricity – liaising with channel managers and members of the GeoSLAM team presenting at events
  • Designing and organising printing of banners and signage for events
  • Attending events and speaking to prospective customers (with support from the team)

Sales activities

  • Cleaning end user data in SalesForce – our customer relations manager (CRM) system
  • Auditing and cleansing distributor data on SalesForce
  • Leading input on SalesForce from website and mailbox
  • Digitising distributor agreements and attaching to accounts in SalesForce 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Enthusiastic and dynamic with a strong interest in marketing, design, technology
  • Excellent IT skills using Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Suite (including Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Must be a strong team player, have good organisational skills, be willing to learn and exhibit bags of initiative 

Desirable:

  • Experience with Wordpress
  • Working knowledge of social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook)
  • A second spoken language would be a bonus

About the role

Location: Ruddington

Website

 

 
 
High Green Medical Practice
Practice business support intern
 

Established in 1989, High Green Medical Practice moved to its current site in 2007 with around 2,800 patients. This has since grown to 9,800 patients, cared for by a multidisciplinary team of 14  staff. 

Our statement of purpose is 'to provide the registered population with personal primary healthcare services of a high quality that are responsive to people’s needs and expectations.' We now seek to enhance the services offered to our patient group.

High Green Medical Practice aims to deliver high-quality, safe, effective patient care. Change is constant within the NHS, and if High Green Medical Practice is to succeed, we recognise that adapting to an ever-changing healthcare environment is pivotal to success. 

To this end, we require input from appropriately qualified staff members to support the introduction and implementation of internal processes and changes, and monitor the impact of the changes to ultimately improve delivery of services to patients.

Our Business Development Plan has identified areas in which we need to make improvements if access to services is to be improved. This is an exciting learning opportunity and challenge for a suitably qualified intern to work with the practice business manager to develop internal operational working practices.

The current key priority focus areas include:

  • Develop communication strategies with the diminishing face-to-face patient participation group to encourage patient involvement in the practice
  • Work with clinicians to support internal process for improved nationally monitored health care outcomes e.g. QOF and long term conditions management
  • Review current IT systems which support internal processes used by all staff, to improve the recording and monitoring of patient information and ensure accuracy in delivery of patient services. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

  • To provide support to the business practice manager in project work as outlined above, and in the running of key systems and procedures  
  • To undertake specific assigned tasks, project support, or development and change work
  • To be involved in the promotion, monitoring and documentation of performance and quality standards within the practice, using IT and manual solutions under the direction of the business practice manager
  • To develop systems for management of data quality issues, providing support and guidance to practice staff in the use of the clinical system to promote quality achievement 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Sound knowledge of Windows and MS Office
  • Awareness of data security requirements within the NHS environment
  • IT literate 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Pleasant and articulate
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexible approach, team player
  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality
  • Ability to use own judgement, resourcefulness and common sense
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and determine own workload priorities
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated multi-skilled team
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work in a changing environment
  • Adaptable, innovative, forward looking
  • Enthusiastic, with energy and drive
  • Gains respect by example and leadership
  • Honest, caring and sympathetic
  • Hard working, reliable and resourceful
  • Willing to work flexible hours as necessary
  • Considered, steady approach
  • Diplomatic

Desirable:

  • Empathy for the healthcare and public service environment
  • Strategic thinking with vision
  • Flexibility of working hours and able to work at the desired times (minimum 30 hours per week)
  • Experience of Primary Care 

Internship outcomes: 

  • to develop and have policies and procedures in place that will be linked to clinical IT systems, allowing monitoring and management to support  the administrative workload for clinicians by ensuring that admin staff members are able to manage this workload as part of day-to-day workload. This will involve working with the senior manager and clinicians to set up systems and training other admin support staff so that this work can continue.
  • to have developed improved communication strategies with the patients through an active face-to-face patient participation group.
  • to be involved in audits of procedures to review effectiveness and further improvements.

About the role

Location: Hyson Green, Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
HomeSource4U Limited
Marketing and SEO internship
 

HomeSource4U Limited are electrical appliance specialists supplying new and graded top brand domestic appliances. This operation is supported by our customer-focused approach which covers the complete package of services including ordering, supply and delivery, installation, to the disposal of any waste.

We provide a repair and maintenance service that is delivered by a team of highly skilled in-house engineers. We have accounts with the major suppliers which enables us to offer competitive prices for the supply of appliances and replacement parts, enabling us to be responsive to the full variety of customer requests.

HomeSource4U supplies letting agents, housing associations, landlords, local authorities, charitable organisations and the general public throughout the East Midlands, operating from our retail and workshop premises located on Carlton Road in Nottingham. We pride ourselves on being able to be responsive to customer requests for appliances and repairs within 48 hours, HomeSource4u are members of DASA.

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour 

Job description:

This internship will be to support the website and online sales promotion, and create a marketing plan. This will include website optimisation through SEO and social media promotion to general marketing activities. You may need to update the website (using AMP and Wordpress) and will analyse the website traffic.  

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

Experience or knowledge of:

  • online marketing
  • internet sales
  • search engine optimisation (SEO)

Desirable:

Experience or knowledge of:

  • website development

Would suit a candidate with both IT and commercial skills. Good verbal and written communication skills are also important and an ability to establish cordial relationships with outside agencies that might help in the above objectives. You will need to be familiar with spreadsheets, and website traffic analytics.

Internship outcomes:

  • Improve web traffic
  • Boost sales
  • Implement changes listed in SEO audit report
  • Develop a marketing plan

About the role

Location: Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
Impression Digital Limited
SEO analyst
 

Impression is an award winning digital agency offering search engine optimisation, pay-per-click and web design and web development services to start ups, SMEs and PLCs.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £21,000 per annum (pro rata)

Job description:

This role involves supporting our existing team across a portfolio of clients and improving their search rankings. Tasks you may undertake include producing proposals, keyword and competitor research, copywriting, on-site technical recommendations, link building, monthly reporting and some social media activity. As we’re in a fast moving industry, you will be required to be flexible and adapt as techniques change.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Copywriting
  • Communication
  • Researching
  • Time keeping
  • Attention to detail

Desirable:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Digital marketing experience
  • Blogging experience

Internship outcomes:

  • Contribute towards our clients’ online success.
  • Learn the key principles of SEO and report on website performance improvements.

About the role

Location: Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
International Tool Company
Digital marketing executive     
 

Established in 1995, International Tool Company (ITC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative professional tools, diagnostic equipment and product solutions.

Operating in the UK, Europe, USA, Asia and India, ITC supplies many major distribution brands to the tooling market including Snap-On, Hazel, Sauer and Sealey. ITC also supplies directly to OEMs such as Toyata, Nissan, Tata, Castrol and Suzuki.

ITC offers its customers a unique service including:

  • low cost sourcing from our own manufacturing facility in India or from a network of approved suppliers in Taiwan and China
  • global supply either as FOB or direct in-country delivery
  • own branded products or licenced brands
  • specialised merchandising (ITC has produced products with Red Bull, Snap-On and Guy Martin)
  • product design and development

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks, with the possibility to extend if successful 

Salary/hourly rate: £8–10 per hour 

Job description:

The role will support the company’s paid and organic search marketing efforts for the UK and the rest of world. Through in-depth analytics and working with cross-functional teams and external resources, they develop and execute programs to increase inbound traffic and leads from the web.

The intern will:

  • Manage web content to ensure a brilliant customer experience, while supporting the company’s strategies and business priorities.
  • Manage search engine optimisation (SEO) to increase organic search visibility and ranking.
  • Manage the development, implementation, monitoring, tracking and optimizing of pay per click (PPC) campaigns such as google AdWords. This includes identifying and tracking industry keywords and their popularity.
  • Build and maintain AdWords landing pages, building content and structure that drives leads.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the PPC budget to maximise the return on investment.
  • Drive impactful incremental revenue growth by generating high-quality sales leads from new customers.
  • Work closely with the sales teams to identify market requirements and trend in order to continuously tailor content to the specific needs of their customers.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

Experience or knowledge of:

 

  • Google AdWords
  • Analytics
  • Google Search Console
  • Shopify

Internship outcomes:

  • Establish UK and rest of world (ROW) web sales including through Amazon, eBay and Shopify
  • Increase online sales

About the role

Location: Coalville, Leicestershire

Website

 

 
 
Juno Group     
Marketing and client services internship     
 

Juno Group is a collective of four main companies, with a combined revenue of £2–3million:

  • Juno: ecommerce specialists and cutting-edge software development
  • Patchworks: Europe’s leading and most prolific integrations specialists
  • Bottle Top: creative and animation recently dominated the Texas Film Awards for short animation
  • Fabel and Rose: digital marketing, social marketing and digital PR 
  • Ssh Consultancy: advises large retailers on software roll outs and developments.
  • Plus a few more...

The companies work as a collective and symbiotically share business systems, office space (in London and Nottingham), knowledge and personnel. We are young, friendly and passionate and are seeking someone that will grow with us as our businesses scale up.

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks (with a possibility of extension or becoming permanent)

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

The position is client services manager starting as an intern, with the intention after 12 weeks for this role to become a full-time and pivotal member of the team within the core business of Juno.

The expectation is that a talented person can grow into the role, and full training will be provided. Most roles evolve to suit the skills of the individual rapidly. As a client services manager your role will cover two main areas:

1. Project planning working with the projects team which advance-plans client work for the software developers:

  • Working with head of client services to explore clients objectives
  • Working with head of programming to schedule projects
  • Organising and managing clients, for example by gaining their branding assets.
  • Training clients on backend software
  • Feature testing 
  • Learning ecommerce store set up processes.

2. Digital and social marketing

Juno currently has a proactive and progressive content and marketing strategy. This role inlcludes:

  • Assisting in digital marketing strategy
  • Answering the phone and reaching out to customers
  • Collation of case studies and testimonials
  • Blogs update
  • Marketing collaboration with other Juno Group teams

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Passionate “go getter”
  • Energetic
  • Organised
  • Knowledge of web development
  • Fast learner
  • Excellent telephone skills

Desirable:

  • Graphic design

Internship outcomes:

  • Assist in 90% client satisfaction rating
  • Assist or lead on gaining Rarr Award for customer satisfaction
  • Build a consistent approach to digital marketing
  • Learn a lot
  • Be passionate
  • Have fun!

About the role

Location: Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
Nottingham Counselling Service
Digital media officer 
 

NCS was founded in 1977. We are an independent business and leading provider of counselling services in Nottingham. The charity operates from modern premises in central Nottingham, located close to the Victoria shopping centre and serves clients from Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire and surrounding areas. 

Our vision

Our vision is that people from all walks of life should enjoy excellent mental health and well-being and access to services should not be restricted due to their background or circumstances.

Our mission

The NCS mission is to be a Centre of Excellence serving the community and providing quality sustainable counselling services that are meaningful and have a positive impact on the individual, community, economy and wider society. 

Our values

We aim to treat people with dignity and respect and value diversity.  NCS operates within the strict confidential guidelines and practice according to the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions working to serve the community and change lives. These values are underpinned by the following goals:

  • a warm, friendly and welcoming therapeutic environment
  • a quality service personalized to each client’s needs
  • a trustworthy, reliable and professional counselling personnel
  • a multi-cultural workforce and client base.

NCS provide a wide range of counselling services which is used weekly by 130-150 vulnerable adults with a common mental health problem.  The services are accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). This means that our clients can be assured of receiving high levels of professional treatment, respect and confidentially, as the organisation is examined annually by BACP in order to retain our accreditation status. 

NCS employs a diverse workforce of more than 40 counsellors and therapists who have a wide range of professional counselling and psychotherapy training and backgrounds. Most of our therapists are individual members or working towards meeting the requirements for membership and voluntary registration as counsellor or psychotherapists with BACP and other nationally recognised professional bodies such as the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

We have had successes with the Nottingham Internship Scheme in previous years: our current communication and engagement Officer started with us as an intern in 2016, and last year our two interns worked as events coordinators and they successfully helped to set up and organise our 40th anniversary celebrations.

Length of opportunity: 8–10 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour

Job description:

We have a good understanding of the importance of digital transformations taking place within the healthcare market. In the past 18 months the organisation has invested almost £30k in a new digital website through a technology partnership with the Transform Foundation and Raising IT. As a result, new referrals for counselling have doubled in the past 12 months. We have also been active in posting regular items on our social sites and platform.  

A key challenge over the next 12 months for NCS is to generate donations towards our services using social media campaigns. The intern will assist the NCS executive director to develop this strategy. 

The designated role is 'digital media officer'. The person will work as executive assistant to the NCS Executive Director with specific responsibility for managing the organisation's social media accounts for the interim covering summer period. 

The main duties will include:

  1. Researching, compiling and posting relevant content to the organisation's social media pages.
  2. Assisting the organisation to develop a digital marketing campaign and responding on behalf of the charity to engagement with our digital followers.
  3. Managing the organisation google AdWords account.
  4. Assisting with drafting the organisation social media fundraising strategy.
  5. Compiling and circulating the NCS Newsletter to our internal stakeholders.
  6. Creating copy content to update the organisation's website.
  7. Preparing digital performance monitor reports for the executive director.
  8. Participating in meetings with external consultants working with the organisation on digital and engagement.
  9. Attending any training identified as appropriate undertake the role.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  1. Marketing, English, digital, communication or journalism qualification
  2. Aptitude for social media including Twitter, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and similar
  3. Ability to work to plan and deadlines
  4. Analytical and problem solving
  5. Excellent communication both written and verbal 
  6. Creative flair
  7. Outcome focused and results orientated
  8. Self-motivated able to work on own initiative

Desirable:

  1. Knowledge or experience of digital media campaigns
  2. Knowledge or experience of writing blogs, news articles or web content
  3. Knowledge or experience of project management

About the role

Location: Nottingham  

Website

 

 
 
Optillion
Copywriter
 

Optillion is an internet marketing company based only four miles from the main campus with excellent transport connections to the city. Our clients are involved in a variety of markets and range in size from the self-employed to multi-national corporations.

We are best known for search engine optimisation (SEO) – making clients' sites rank higher in search engine results.This is done by changing parts of a website's pages to make them more search engine friendly, and through various methods of search engine marketing.

The latter involves: running online advertising campaigns for clients, providing data feeds for products to appear in Google's Shopping index, and producing website content, press releases and articles. Much of this work involves the production of well written, persuasive and compelling text for inclusion in client's web pages, meta data, articles, press releases and advertising.

Length of opportunity: 8–10 weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description: 

The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of written English and be able to produce compelling text on almost any subject within an agreed time frame. Technical detail is provided by the client when necessary.

Your role will be to write interesting, persuasive and accurate copy which will vary in length from detailed website content, to shorter blog posts, and succinct adverts which are limited to a defined number of characters. 

Previous interns who have benefitted most from the experience with us in the past have been those looking towards careers in some form of writing – journalism, copywriting, bid writing, journal editing and similar areas.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Good knowledge of written English and the ability to produce clear, compelling, accurate copy
  • Basic keyboard skills and computer literacy

Desirable:

  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to research a brief and complete a task to agreed deadlines

About the role

Location: Ruddington

Website

 

 
 
Pellacraft
Marketing assistant
 

At Pellacraft, we advise, source and supply branded, corporate and promotional merchandise, which means that our customers can leave a lasting impression with the audience that they are wanting to influence.

Branded, corporate and promotional merchandise is a highly cost-effective and high impact way of communicating and influencing others, whether that’s customers who you want to buy from you or employees who you want to embrace your vision and values. 

Our approach to customer service is how we leave our own lasting impression. We listen to what our customers want to achieve, then advise on what merchandise will best fulfil those objectives. With a dedicated account manager, the whole process is managed from beginning to end. 

We have over 35 years of experience in advising and supplying merchandise for a range of customers, from large corporate and public sector organisations through to trade unions and small and medium businesses. We help managing directors, sales managers, marketing managers, HR professionals and corporate communications directors to be more effective in their roles. 

Length of opportunity: £8.75 per hour

Salary/hourly rate: 8–12 weeks  

Job description:

  • Responsible for adding new products onto the website, with descriptions, images and categorisation.
  • Responsible for researching and drafting content – blog posts, social media, e-shots, newsletters and similar. 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Experience  or knowledge of Microsoft packages 
  • Experience or knowledge of social media 

Desirable:

  • WordPress
  • Google Analytics
  • Magento

Internship outcomes:

To contribute toward the product data and a library of information towards the overall marketing plan.

About the role

Location: Mansfield

Website

 

 
 
Perlego Ltd     
Marketing intern     
 

Perlego is an innovative start-up focused on making textbooks cheaper for university students. Likened to Spotify and Netflix due to its unlimited subscription-based pricing model, the company has been twice mentioned in the Financial Times for its role in disrupting the academic textbook industry. The company has also won several innovation awards and has had backing from several high-profile investors, including the co-founders of Zoopla and LoveFilm.

We are a small team of just over 10 people with a strong company culture and office space in the well-established hub for start-ups, WeWork. The nature of the work is fast-paced and any interns joining us will be given a good deal of responsibility over their own tasks, though your manager will make sure to provide adequate support throughout your internship.

We would expect you to learn a lot from this internship and provide key support during a time in which our marketing approach will be key.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

Main role will include assisting the Head of Growth with developing and executing a bespoke marketing strategy aimed at increasing subscription uptake of Perlego in advance of the new academic year.

In addition to this, summer will be a busy time for all members of the team and so when required you will provide support services to help meet oncoming and important deadlines.

We expect you to be able to manage your own workload effectively during the time of your internship, a skill that will become increasingly important as you enter the world of work after university.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Good time management
  • Willing to take on responsibility and carry out jobs to completion
  • Team player

Desirable:

  • Creativity
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Previous marketing experience
  • Interest in working in a start-up 

Internship outcomes:

The development and execution of our summer marketing campaign, plus more generalist work.

About the role

Location: Holborn, London

Website

 

 
 
Price & Buckland
Business support intern
 

Started in 1959, we’re still the same family-run company today, with the same simple ethos and passion. Here at Price & Buckland, we want pupils to look good and feel great, ready to learn and eager to embrace all of the opportunities that school gives them.

A history of greatness

For over 50 years, we have designed and manufactured high-quality uniforms for schools and clubs, as well as corporate uniforms for some of the UK’s leading companies.

Based in Nottingham, in the heart of England, we have a rich tradition and a wealth of experience in bringing exceptional range and service to meet our customers’ needs.

We have supplied the likes of Virgin and British Airways, as well as retailers such as Boots and British Home Stores. We currently supply over 2,000 primary and secondary schools with unrivalled bespoke garments.

Environmental Responsibilities

We are also committed as a company to reduce our carbon footprint. As well as recycling all waste paper, packaging and ink cartridges, we also donate all of our seconds to numerous local and international charities. We are always looking at ways we can make a real difference.

Social Responsibilities

When you work with us, you won’t just be supporting a pupil’s education, but you will also be helping children throughout Asia and Africa. We contribute to the communities where our goods are produced by donating to Room to Read, a charity that helps children develop their learning skills literacy skills and discover a love of reading.

We have helped funded projects from local language author sponsorships to the UEGS Tapariayn library.

Length of opportunity: 11–12 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

  • Answering the telephone, dealing with customers calls and handling as appropriate.
  • Provide an efficient and quick response to customer’s enquiries Liaise with colleagues in all departments over special manufacture garments, stock queries, lead times on special manufacture garments, despatch dates on orders.
  • Continually maintain and update computer systems, ensuring all data is entered accurately in accordance with company’s procedures
  • Handle complaints quickly and effectively liaising in the main with the internal help desk
  • Order processing – raising of non-customer orders, raise purchase orders and MSH top up POs as required
  • Respond to any written communications received promptly
  • Supporting the e-commerce team as required
  • Interaction with parents dealing with queries and returns 
  • Receive email enquiries via the e-commerce site and phone calls from parents who need further information with regard to ordering and return of garments, and to deal with them on a timely basis
  • To log all parent communications within the company CRM system.  
  • To alert management and colleagues about any issues that require further investigation
  • To assist with ongoing improvement projects

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Good telephone manner
  • Professionalism
  • Good team player, who can handle a number of tasks at any one time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • IT literate in Microsoft packages

Desirable:

  • Possess good customer service skills with at least one year's experience within a customer service environment or role
  • Advanced Excel skills with experience of in-house ordering and processing systems

Internship outcomes:

Support the business during our busiest period while assisting with ongoing improvement projects.

Our interns last year were:

  • were part of an initial project which reviewed our current ecommerce platform collating qualitative data from key stakeholders around the question: what do we want our new web provider to do?
  • produced a definitive requirements document which was used when meeting potential new ecommerce platform providers 

About the role

Location: Hucknall

Website

 

 
 
Social Republic
Digital content executive
 

With a team of over 200 global social media experts, we offer campaign expertise for all industries and businesses. Our founding members became the first UK users to access Facebook, whilst studying at universities in the United States, going on to develop successful careers in social media marketing, both in-house and with agencies.

We have seen it all; from the development of YouTube from a dating site to the world’s target video hosting platform, to the birth of today’s most popular networks such as Snapchat and Instagram. Dedicated to success, we utilise our experience and understanding of the world’s social media platforms to produce successful campaigns.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour  

Job description:

We're looking for a passionate and reliable student to join our growing team based in Manchester city centre.  The perfect candidate will take time to understand our business, Social Republic, the services we offer and apply their own thinking to develop exciting pieces of relevant content. 

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Manage all company content, ensuring everything is always up-to-date and optimised
  • Develop creative and forward-thinking content relating to social media
  • Create, curate, and manage all published content (text, images and video)
  • Brief other designers and creators and deliver content and campaigns
  • Engage, monitor, listen and respond to influencers (bloggers)
  • Liaise with social media staff to build exciting content campaigns
  • Compile reports showing results on a regular basis
  • Monitor social media trends
  • Grow brand awareness and seek input from the entire team to help deliver

Skills/requirements:

  • Key understanding of the social media world
  • Passionate about social media and creating content
  • Comfortable using multiple social networks
  • Creative, able to identify the most suitable types of content
  • Reliable
  • Team player, comfortable communicating with multiple teams

Internship outcomes:

  • Produce regular output reports
  • Create high-quality pieces of content
  • Develop our existing content strategy
  • Make the role their own by creating strategies
  • Develop and understanding of how to create content and where to utilise it

About the role

Location: Manchester

Website

 

 
 
Skills Group
Marketing assistant
 

Our mission for Skills is to be the most successful bus and coach operator in the UK setting industry leading standards and recognised as having the 'best drivers in the world'. We strive to delight our customers with our passenger transport solutions and holiday programs, improving each journey one at a time. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

To support the marketing department in building the private hire and groups department awareness to our customer database through design of new marketing material and social media.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Creativity 
  • Analytical thinking
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercial awareness

Internship outcomes:

  • Develop marketing for two key departments within the business 

About the role

Location: Bulwell

Website

 

 
 
Strafe Creative
Project executive
 

Strafe Creative is an award-winning creative agency who are passionately focused on delivering high-quality design for our clients. We’re looking for an energetic, well organised team player who is genuinely passionate about their work and the wanting to eventually work in the creative sector. 

You’ll be working within a talented team working collaboratively to produce and deliver some exciting new digital projects.Our services are focused on digital design, which include: web design, app design, game UX and conversion rate optimisation (CRO).

The studio environment is relaxed but we are serious about results for our clients, we work hard and have a great time doing so and are looking for somebody like-minded to join us. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.90 per hour

Job description:

Previous interns have not only been involved in helping with the prep and smooth running of the projects, but for staff with the skill, we have allowed interns to write the content for a number of our projects. 

Other duties include:

  • Project planning 
  • Preparing content for designers
  • Liaising with clients
  • Organising photographers and copywriters
  • Appointment booking
  • Attending photography shoots
  • Meeting minutes
  • Quality assurance (QA) of content
  • Article writing
  • Spec writing 
  • Award entries
  • Copywriting
  • QA of designs and bug checking

Please also note that a number of interns have continued to work here after their internships have finished, starting with part time for students and then joining us full time after graduating.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Keen eye for detail
  • Passionate
  • Interested in the industry
  • Can meet deadlines
  • Keen on self development
  • Organised

Desirable:

  • Good sense of humour
  • Good communication skills

Internship outcomes:

To have developed an understanding of the industry and how it runs, with the hope of keeping them on as a member of staff.

About the role

Location: Lace Market, Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
The Wedding Secret
Content writer and marketing intern
 

The Wedding Secret is an online directory and resource for future brides and grooms to find anything and everything they a looking for to plan and organise their wedding. We also have an online magazine with tips and advice on planning a wedding. 

The Wedding Secret is growing. With loads more businesses to add across the country, we are offering a candidate a great chance to gain real hands-on experience of content writing, client relationship-building and contemporary online marketing techniques.

The Wedding Secret currently has a close-knit team of seven, two of whom were previously graduate interns who gained regular work with the company after completing their internship.

Length of opportunity: 10 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

This varied, all-round role will see a confident, hard-working candidate thoroughly involved in the process of adding new wedding-related businesses to our website through from start to finish.

Firstly, this will include building new relationships with clients via telephone, adding these to the ‘TWS’ publishing workflow, followed by a production process involving research, an interview with the client, then writing engaging and informative text about their business, and finally uploading it to the website.

The role also includes editing and uploading the images provided by the supplier to illustrate the listing and present it in an attractive way.

The role offers an excellent mix of creative writing, journalism and marketing outreach. 

We may also require assistance managing our various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. 

Skills/requirements:

  • A highly-motivated and meticulous individual who can write competently, fluently, and – most of all – entertainingly!
  • Driven, energetic and confident person with excellent communication skills, and a willingness to forge new relationships with external clients via telephone
  • An ability to complete work to a deadline, match our house style and work within a word-count/framework
  • Great organisational skills, the ability to manage a multifaceted workflow and take on a variety of tasks
  • A confident grasp of general computer skills and word processing is a must
  • Experience with Photoshop, HTML is desirable but not essential
  • An ability and willingness to ‘think out of the box’ in order to come up with innovative problem-solving ideas would also be useful. 

Internship outcomes:

The chosen candidate will have a pivotal role in taking the business and propelling it forward. The role would be a great addition to a driven individual’s CV, by making a contribution that will make a difference to the growth of the company.

About the role

Location: Frome, Somerset (near Bath)

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Think Hire and Events     
Business processes and contract support     
 

We have a creative meeting space with a café. We have set up three organisations and are just a year old. Together our organisations provide a creative space for socially minded people and organisations to meet, eat, share ideas and collaborate. The organisations are linked but have separate trading activities.

Our space is relaxed, quirky and adaptable. A space than can transform to allow for many different activities to happen. It is a creative, non-corporate space.

Our activities range from being a café that serves tasty and fresh healthy food, to a venue for people to sit and work in, to workshops and learning, a place to come and meet others whether for business meetings, networks, book launches or talks. We have pop-up shops and exhibitions that rotate weekly or monthly.

Our customers tend to be creative and socially minded. In their mid-20s to mid-50s and often at a time of change in their lives.

This project would be based in Think Hire & Events Ltd.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks      

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

To research and design our booking forms and terms and conditions for our various hire options.

This will include researching other organisations' terms and conditions, making sure that relevant legal requirements are in place, and necessary information is provided to us. It will cover issues such as deposits and returns, insurance, using our equipment, using their own equipment and similar.

Different terms are required for the following areas of hire:

  • Gallery
  • Pop-up shops
  • Pop-up restaurants and suppers
  • Courtyard cart or space for stall hire
  • Meeting room space
  • Kitchen space
  • Courtyard events including poetry and music

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • The ability to research and express things clearly in a language that is easily understood.

Desirable:

  • A knowledge of contracts, legal and business operations and an understanding of requirements that are involved when contracting with a customer.

About the role

Location: Nottingham

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V Formation
Marketing assistant
 

V Formation is a growing marketing consultancy business based at BioCity in Nottingham. We work with professional practices, family businesses and ambitious SMEs in the life sciences and high tech sectors.

Our services include: marketing strategy and planning; marketing communications; digital and social media; PR and media relations; brand development; project management; client listening programmes; business development; specialist marketing recruitment; training and mentoring.

We are a small, friendly team that is open to new ideas. Our combined experience in various marketing roles is something we love to share and we work with a number of junior marketers to mentor, support and help develop their skills as marketing professionals.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour          

Job description:

We are looking for an intern to join us as a marketing assistant, working with the team at V and across a broad range of clients. We can guarantee that no two days will be the same!

The role is diverse and fast-moving, with lots of opportunity to learn new skills and develop as a marketer.

Specific tasks will include:

  • copywriting – articles, blogs, web content
  • digital marketing
  • social media management
  • campaign fulfilment
  • database management
  • marketing admin and support

The role will mainly be office-based, but there may be the opportunity to work on client site shadowing a member of the V team.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • happy to work in a team and in a fast-paced environment
  • curious and willing to learn and try something new
  • proactive and not afraid to put new ideas forward
  • good writing skills
  • digital marketing experience or knowledge including social media skills 
  • competent user of Microsoft Office.
  • keen eye for detail

Desirable:

  • marketing or marketing-related degree 
  • a genuine interest to develop a career in marketing
  • previous experience in an office or marketing role

About the role

Location: Biocity, Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
V Formation
PR assistant
 

V Formation is a growing marketing consultancy business based at BioCity in Nottingham. We work with professional practices, family businesses and ambitious SMEs in the life sciences and high-tech sectors. Our services include: marketing strategy and planning; marketing communications; digital and social media; PR and media relations; brand development; project management; client listening programmes; business development; specialist marketing recruitment; training and mentoring.

We are a small, friendly team that is open to new ideas. Our combined experience in various marketing roles is something we love to share and we work with a number of junior marketers to mentor, support and help develop their skills as marketing professionals.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour with potential to an increase if made permanent 

Job description:

We are looking for an intern to join us as a PR Assistant, working with the team at V and across a broad range of clients. We can guarantee that no two days are the same!

The role is diverse and fast-moving, with lots of opportunity to learn and develop new skills. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in developing their skills in PR and/or digital marketing.

Specific tasks will include:

  • copywriting – articles, blogs, web content, press releases• digital PR and marketing
  • social media management
  • database management
  • admin and support

The role will mainly be office-based, but there may be the opportunity to work on client site shadowing a member of the V team. 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Bubbly personality
  • Happy to work in a team and in a fast-paced environment
  • Curious and willing to learn and try something new
  • Proactive and not afraid to put new ideas forward.

Desirable:

  • A degree in marketing, a related subject, or English
  • A genuine interest to develop a career in PR
  • Previous experience in an office, PR or marketing role

Internship outcomes:

We expect this role to be ‘hands-on’ and will involve writing articles and press releases for V Formation and for our clients.

One project is likely to involve the development of a library for our media lists.

About the role

Location: Biocity, Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
Workplace Innovation    
Marketing assistant     
 

We work with enterprises, large and small, public and private, improving organisational performance and working lives by engaging, involving and empowering people, helping create jobs that use and develop their full range of skills, knowledge, experience and creativity in the workplace.

We established  Fresh Thinking Labs as the online and in-person platform for company-to-company knowledge sharing and collaboration.

We also co-lead the European Workplace Innovation Network (EUWIN) established by the European Commission, and coordinate the UK's Work and Organisation Network (UK WON).

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks         

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour      

Job description:

  • Review our current approach to marketing.
  • Market research on what prospective clients are looking for in terms of change programmes, leadership development and peer-to-peer learning.
  • Undertake customer segmentation using existing and new databases, identifying targets for early wins.
  • Review and improve our approach to social media.         

Skills/requirements:

We’re looking for an enterprising, self-motivated individual able to bring marketing knowledge and skills to our hard working, dedicated team. 

Essential:

  • Academic background and/or work experience in marketing
  • Self-starter, able to work on own at times
  • Excellent communication skills, able to talk to actual and potential clients
  • Curiosity, willingness to learn and face new challenges 

Desirable:

  • An understanding of, and interest in, the concepts and practices underpinning workplace innovation, high performance and quality of working life.
  • Ability to travel.

Internship outcomes:

  • Market research report identifying motivations for change, factors leading to client purchases, price factors, preferred modes of delivery, and desired outcomes.
  • Marketing plan, including creation of a targeted database and profiles of prospective clients.
  • Enhanced social media approach.
  • Introduction of sustainable practices within the company.

About the role

Location: Nottingham      

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