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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 summer internships in a range of areas including ecology, facilities support, administration and events planning.

 

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 summer internships

EMEC Ecology
Assistant ecologist
 

EMEC operates within three main areas: ecological consultancy, arboricultural consultancy and land management services. Established in 1991, EMEC has grown to be a successful practice and a leader in its field, offering ecological assessments, protected species surveys, ecological mitigation design and implementation, tree surveys and impact assessments, habitat creation and habitat management services.

Based in the heart of the East Midlands, EMEC operates for its clients throughout the UK. It serves developers, planners, architects, power and extraction industries, utility companies, local authorities, government agencies and private individuals. Its varied portfolio of work ranges from major national research contracts and large-scale ecological impact assessments for housing and industry, through to habitat management for nature reserves.

EMEC Ecology is a small and friendly ecological consultancy with a wildlife-focused approach whose profits are donated annually to our parent organisation, the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks  

Salary/hourly rate: £7.90 per hour

Job description:

The role will involve a range of ecological surveys and related work ranging from supporting surveys (for example amphibian, bat, badger, bird, reptile and water vole surveys) to drafting reports.

The role will offer hands-on experience in a range of survey techniques for protected species and Phase-1 habitats, as well as knowledge and understanding of tendering, client liaison and report writing within a busy consultancy.

There will also be the opportunity to work with the arboricultural and land management team on certain projects.

Skills/requirements:

  • We are looking for students that are currently studying ecology or a related subject.
  • The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills, a high level of literacy and numeracy, excellent attention to detail and will be computer literate.
  • Candidates must have an interest in wildlife, enjoy working outside as well as in the office and have a willingness to work some anti-social hours.
  • A driving licence is desirable (with one year post-test experience) although candidates are not expected to own a car.
  • Experience of surveys and knowledge of British Wildlife, experience of working in an office environment and a student CIEEM membership are all desirable.

Internship outcomes:

We are looking for someone to slot into a busy team and provide assistance on surveys, project organisation and drafting reports. On-the-job training will be provided by the ecologists leading each project. We are looking for the candidate to build up baseline knowledge of survey approaches and mitigation requirements of a number of protected species. 

About the role

Location: Nottingham

Website

 

 
 
Exeid Ltd
Facilities support coordinator
 

Exeid are a commercial property consultancy specialising in the serviced office market. We deal with large, global businesses as well as small and medium enterprises.

Exeid are a unique company and one of a handful of UK companies which combines the expertise of site acquisition with design, build, funding and fitting out of property locations.

We follow up with a full facilities and IT management package which means we focus on maintaining both properties and IT provision.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks, with potential to extend or become permanent

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

This is a broad internship that will give you experience of all aspects of the organisation. You will need to be organised, and willing to be involved in a wide range of operations with varied responsibilities.

At Exeid, the facilities department manages the maintenance, clearing, security/fire, telecommunications, post and supplies for the head office and its associated building, working with preferred suppliers to provide essential services and maintenance. 

The role of facilities support coordinator is to:

  • provide an effective front desk service, including
  • liaise with heads of departments and staff to identify their facilities related requirements and propose and manage cost effective solutions
  • provide an effective response to customer queries and complaints (written and via website portal) where applicable, and to forward any others to relevant departments
  • support the work of the department in service monitoring and supplier management, ensuring that the required standards are maintained both front (FOH) and back of house (BOH)
  • provide administrative support to enable the facilities department to function effectively and efficiently

Skills/requirements:

  • Ability to prioritise workload, to work under pressure with a high level of organisational proficiency and initiative
  • Good attention to detail to follow department procedures
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal tactfully, calmly and effectively with a range of people, from within and outside the organisation
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Relevant experience of working in a comparable office-based role

Internship outcomes:

  • Effective front desk service, follow up on requests and customer handling
  • Effective facilities service monitoring and follow up with suppliers to ensure standards are met
  • Effective administration support to the department and record keeping
  • Effective teamwork, flow of information and multi-skilling to provide cover across team

About the role

Location: Nottingham city centre

Website

 

 
 
Express Recruitment
Resourcer
 

Express Recruitment are a family run business who have been providing recruiting excellence for over 30 years. We are a close-knit, fun team who are always welcoming to new faces. We have increased our staff count by 50% in the last year and intend to carry on growing.

We recruit both temporary and permanent staff for organisations in a variety of sectors and roles from administration through to executive recruitment of heads of department. We have specialist sections to cover executive, IT, engineering and commercial office staff.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks, with the potential to extend or become permanent 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

A resourcer role can provide an excellent insight into a range of businesses and recruitment processes. As a resourcer, you will be supporting a consultant with the following tasks: 

  • Calling candidates from advert responses
  • Interviewing candidates for consultants before putting them forward for specific roles with organisations 
  • Using job boards and LinkedIn in order to scope out the marker for ‘hard to find’ talent
  • Provide administration support where required 
  • Going on meetings with consultants where necessary to fully understand a job or person specification
  • Write first line job adverts in order to attract talent for roles

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Positive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player – we are a family business so everyone has to get stuck in
  • Confidence to be able to speak to people on a daily basis both face-to-face and over the phone

Desirable:

  • Minimum of Bs in Maths and English GCSE
  • Some previous office-based experience

Internship outcomes:

The candidate will be able to track successful candidates sourced through the application process and gain a sense of achievement by producing genuine, tangible results to the business. The resourcer will be given accountability for this from day one.

About the role

Location: Nottingham city centre

Website

 

 
 
Feet on the Street Co
Field marketing team member
 

Feet On The Street is an innovative trend-spotting and consumer-focused premium brand builder. We do more for our brands than just simply sell stock into store, we add value to brand owners, providing brands with the necessary tools they need to thrive in the UK marketplace. We believe in hiring, developing and rewarding the best people while marketing brands with the X factor.

Length of opportunity: Eight to twelve weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour          

Job description:

This role involves building brands within selected channels in London.

Interns will get to participate in the below sectors:

  • Distribution
  • Compliance work
  • Merchandising
  • Field sales – selling FMCG in and around London
  • Sampling – in store demos, rapport building
  • Brand management – in office and outwards
  • Telesales
  • Mystery shopper
  • Brand activation – promotion and marketing

Skills/requirements:

Motivated, trustworthy, possess good communication skills, have a sense of good time keeping, and have a great sense of humour.

Internship outcomes:

This internship is with the view to a longer-term role, so if you are successful the key outcome could be employment.

About the role

Location: London

Website

 

 
 
Gedling Homes
Social support internship: new service development
 

Gedling Homes is a social housing provider in Gedling, Nottinghamshire. Established in 2008, we manage nearly 3,500 properties in the Borough and support 19 Independent Living Schemes, including one offering extra care.

We are part of the New Charter Housing Trust group but are independent with our own separate governance and accounts. We are committed to developing 'Great Homes, Great Neighbourhoods, Great People' and as well as maintaining and improving existing stock we are building more affordable homes in the Borough.

We also provide a training programme to our tenants as well as services to assist with improving their health and wellbeing and developing employment and skills opportunities.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour         

Job description:

We would like to offer an internship to help establish a new social prescription provision in Gedling. Our pilot project is working with local representatives and agencies working with older people to support them to be enabled to access social, health and wellbeing activities.

We will also be establishing an older persons’ volunteering agency to include the recruitment of ‘community navigators’.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Skilled in working to deadlines
  • Volunteering experience

Desirable:

  • An interest in older people and improving their welfare
  • Awareness of safeguarding and data protection
  • Ability to work well, as part of a team and on their own initiative
  • An understanding of local communities and how services operate within them

Internship outcomes:

  • Develop the tools to establish a volunteering agency for older people
  • Gather information about the local area and existing partners, agencies, services and activities.
  • Contribute to the project’s progress, reports and a client-led evaluation tool

About the role

Location: Gedling

Website

 

 
 
Global Insight Conferences
Operations and marketing assistant
 

This company would like to progress to interviews as soon as possible, so early applications are encouraged. Please apply directly to Global Insight Conferences by emailing your CV and a cover letter to izzyb@globalinsightconferences.com

We are a fun and exciting team, where everyone counts and everyone’s say is important. We are looking for ambitious individuals who want to join us and grow our start up with us.

We love innovation and new ideas and will welcome your ideas - even on your first day! We have a hard-working, supportive and fun atmosphere and we are looking for positive individuals who want to make their mark and really contribute to the success and quality of our market-leading conferences.

Our conferences areas range from social media, to digital marketing, to food and drink, to retail, to finance, to advertising, to charities, to PR and many more exciting and varied industries and topic areas – you will never be bored or stuck in the same old industry!

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour        

Job description:

Operations:

Running the actual conferences on the day and working along-side with our sales team to ensure a smooth day. You will be expected to help with pre and post conference prep. Pre-conference prep includes writing the documentation packs that are given out to the audience and credit control. Post-conference prep includes collating scores and feedback and sending it to the delegates and speakers. 

Marketing:

Helping with campaigns, writing letters, calling potential attendees, offering discount rates to those who have already booked on. 

Production: 

Data, lead sourcing, speaking to potential speakers on the phone.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Good communication skills and confidence on the phone, face-to-face, organisational skills, attention to detail, fun outlook
  • Excellent verbal communication

Internship outcomes:

Develop skills and learn more about the industry, managing diverse events. 

About the role

Location: London

Website

 

 
 
Grey Seal Academy
Marketing and administration intern
 

Grey Seal offers recruitment and training services. The training is government funded e.g. apprenticeships and commercial courses in a range of subjects. Recruitment is mainly apprenticeships and a variety of permanent roles nationally

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

Grey Seal has launched a new service this year: commercial training. This needs to be marketed mainly to individuals. Previously, most of Grey Seal's clients were organisations so this is a new area.

We use Moodle for the online element of courses although many courses require an attended workshop type element. Most courses are externally accredited. These need to have procedures fine-tuned to take enrolments and payments, through to certification and feedback from delegates, plus marketing through social media, referrals and similar.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Good writing skills
  • Organised
  • Marketing ability
  • IT literate
  • Team player 

Desirable:

  • Sales, marketing or customer service experience

Internship outcomes:

  • An administration procedure that is effective and time efficient.
  • Setting and implementing a marketing plan, or at least the initial stages of the plan.

About the role

Location: Belper, Derbyshire         

Website

 

 
 
HotTug UK
Entrepreneurial intern
 

HotTug UK was launched last year, offering London’s most unique experience: the world’s first floating hot tub. Imagine the enjoyment as you sail along a canal, river or lake with a group of friends or a loved one, sitting in fresh water heated by a wood burning stove to 38 degrees while drinking a glass of champagne. Well, now you can!

After launching in Old Street, London this summer we have had a huge amount of press and have had incredible reviews from our customers.We’ve won awards and are expanding this summer to new locations.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour

Job description:

As a startup launching new sites this summer, we are looking for an all-rounder with an interest in startups to join the team. 

You will play a part in the roll out of our new rental station. You will be expected to help improve our operations and processes.

You must have great customer skills, we pride ourselves on our customer reviews. Your day-to-day will be working on site to open the new location and deliver our experience to customers. 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Hard working
  • Great customer service skills
  • Interest in leisure and recreation sector

Desirable:

  • Any disciplines accepted
  • It would be a great opportunity for anyone thinking of starting their own business

About the role

Location: Islington, London

Website

 

 
 
Ivy House Environmental 
Accounts assistant
 

Ivy House Environmental is a small, fast growing, environmental consultancy situated in a rural location in the East Midlands. We provide consultancy services to the property, land, transport, construction and waste management industries across the UK.

We also work alongside, and for, a number of civil engineering, remediation, waste management and demolition contractors.

Turnover is increasing at over 30% year-on-year and the directors are looking to appoint an accounts assistant to help manage this increasing workload.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks minimum

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

Provide support to the accounts administrator and MD; manage accounting software, check and process invoices, expenditure, process expense applications and payroll.

  • Receiving and verifying billing and requisitions for goods and services.• Managing accounts receivable and payable
  • Liaising with debtors and creditors
  • Analysing transactions to ensure that they comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Monitoring and implementing legal obligations.
  • Investigate or audit project and company transactions.
  • Organise and maintain client and vendor files.
  • Processing invoice data, tracking and detecting errors.
  • Supporting the project teams: for example, managing project costs and third party suppliers

Skills/requirements:

  • Knowledge of the UK tax and revenue laws
  • Understanding business strategies, operation of accounting software
  • Consistent attention to detail, budget control and project management
  • Discrete and professional
  • This would be best suited to someone studying toward a business studies, accountancy or maths degree

About the role

Location: Ockbrook, Derby  

Website

 

 
 
Kwalee Ltd
Marketing assistant
 

Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile game developer based in the beautiful town of Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, within the area known as Silicon Spa. The company was founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, one of the original co-founders of Codemasters.

We have a highly skilled and creative team, including the original creator of the Micro Machines video games (yes, you read well, we have celebrities here!).

Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important design and technical decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team.

We've recently launched TENS!, our first game from Creative Wednesdays and we're working on some other exciting projects that will be launched very soon too. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

We're looking for a creative marketing student with strong knowledge of social media and content creation as well as passion for mobile games, to help us promote a wide variety of mobile games through different channels to acquire more players.

What you tell your friends you do:

'I show the world how awesome our games are, I’m on every social media channel you can think of. Probably the coolest person within the company, I know.'

What you will really be doing:

  • Implementing creative marketing strategies for our games on social media channels
  • Supporting and monitoring user acquisition campaigns
  • Monitoring and analysing key performance indicators
  • Optimising performance in App Store (ASO)
  • Building strong relationships with bloggers, publications and influencers
  • Using PR techniques to increase awareness and downloads of our games

How you will be doing this:

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to produce highly quality marketing materials
  • You’ll think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts as well as new strategies to improve our presence on social media
  • You’ll demonstrate excellent communication skills and an ability to engage with our players
  • You’ll work with cutting edge technology – if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Marketing background
  • Strong knowledge of social media
  • Passion for mobile games
  • Creative 
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable:

  • Photoshop or other design software knowledge would be a plus

Internship outcomes:

  • Produce a variety of marketing reports to help further our understanding of how best to acquire players
  • Manage user acquisition campaigns that target millions of players globally
  • Present marketing KPIs from our games in a concise and clear manner
  • Contribute to creating great games 

About the role

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Website

 

 
 
Lenco International
Business development intern
 

Lenco International has been one of the leading graphic design agencies in branding and the cruise industry for the past 28 years, and during that time have provided branding, signage graphics, and wayfinding design to over 300 cruise ships.

The design team can offer a vast range of design services for all forms of marketing collateral. We have recently rebranded, and are looking to increase our business. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour

Job description:

We would like our intern to help generate an interest in our business by using our existing database, and also generating new leads and targeting new business. This is not a telephone sales role, although you may occasionally wish to follow up contacts by phone. 

We are aware that someone doing a degree will have fresh ideas, skills and strategies that we might not have thought of.  

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Studying for or completed a commercial business degree, marketing degree, or something similar.
  • Professional approach
  • Friendly
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships
  • Strong communication and influencing skills

Desirable:

  • Has been on a cruise – this may sound daft, but if you have an understanding of the size of the vessels it gives a sound understanding of the number of signs and brands that can be required
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Sales experience

Internship outcomes:

We would like a process to be implemented, so we can see easily who we are talking to, who we want to talk to, and when to follow up.

About the role

Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire

Website

 

 
 
One Product Ltd
Accounts clerk
 

We specialise in the ability to project manage a range of specialist business services. Our team has extensive experience of successful delivery of projects including brand creation, product development, re-branding exercise, website, development and international sales expansion.

Our intimate understanding of product sourcing in China through to the latest online retail purchasing trends make us the perfect partners for business development projects. We have multiple clients throughout the globe who use our services to drive new business in Europe. 

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks 

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

This internship will give you an insight into all areas of the business, dealing with customers and supporting with accounts. Your duties could include:

  • Processing of sales invoices
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Dealing with customer queries promptly
  • Tracking deliveries
  • Allocation of receipts to sales ledger
  • Credit control
  • Reconciliation of purchase invoices
  • Filing of intrastate declarations
  • Processing card payments
  • Creating and maintaining accurate records

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Friendly and confident phone manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Willingness to adapt to new tasks and flexibility during peak periods

Desirable:

  • Driving licence
  • Relevant degree in numerical subject (for example, accounting and finance, economics, or maths)

Internship outcomes:

  • Developing business acumen and teamwork skills

About the role

Location: Hickling Pastures (near Melton Mowbray)

Website

 

 
 
One Product
Graphic designer
 

We specialise in the ability to project manage a range of specialist business services. Our team has extensive experience of successful delivery of projects including brand creation, product development, re-branding exercise, website, development and international sales expansion.

Our intimate understanding of product sourcing in China through to the latest online retail purchasing trends make us the perfect partners for business development projects. We have multiple clients throughout the globe who use our services to drive new business in Europe. 

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
  • Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adeptness with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • The ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to see projects through from inception to production
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team
  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve

Desirable:

  • Driving licence preferable
  • Relevant degree or experience in artistic areas

Internship outcomes:

  • Developing business acumen and teamwork skills

About the role

Location: Hickling Pastures (near Melton Mowbray)

Website

 

 
 
Partner Electronics
Marketing and digital content intern
 

Partner Electronics works with ambitious businesses to maximise the benefits of electronics in their products. Through concept and development, to approvals and into the marketplace, we are the dependable electronics partner. 

Length of opportunity: Eight to twelve weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.85 per hour

Job description:

Partner Electronics are looking for a marketing and digital content intern to join our team which provides product design assistance and solutions for customers in a wide range of sectors including consumer electronics, telecoms and defence.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and focussed intern who fits well into our team and gets tasks finished. You should be confident with technical language and be able to produce copy and media content of technical and professional style.

This role will be based at our Silverstone offices, close to Milton Keynes and Northampton with its fast train links into London, in a region with a long-standing history of leading edge technology, from telecommunications to motor sport. From here we work with our clients throughout the country and beyond, to deliver technology solutions.

Responsible for:

  1. developing a comprehensive strategy for marketing, PR and digital content
  2. supporting the development and implementation of our "brand" and value proposition
  3. undertaking a critical analysis of existing social media and website content, recommending actions for improving its impact and effectiveness (e.g. increasing followers, number of visits and similar)
  4. maintaining and improving the company website with blogs and articles
  5. managing day-to-day social media activities while also working with the team to use social media more effectively

Skills/requirements:

The successful applicant must have:

  • A degree (or working towards a degree) in marketing or business management
  • Excellent English language and grammar skills
  • Good understanding and experience of using various social media platforms to successfully communicate corporate and business messages
  • Experience of designing and writing website content
  • Relevant entitlement to work in the UK

Attributes:

  • Careful and diligent
  • Adaptable and willing to learn quickly
  • Confident networker and communicator and experience of event management or organising
  • Confident to gather and discuss ideas
  • Reliable task and time management
  • Has an interest in technology and electronics

Internship outcomes:

Successful completion of the duties and tasks allocated within the role.

About the role

Location: Silverstone, Northampton 

Website

 

 
 
Pengfei Education and Immigration Consultancy
Marketing assistant (Chinese language ability required)
 

Pengfei Education is a UK-based education agent providing advisory services to Chinese students on their university application. Founded in 2008, Pengfei has since then continued its growth within the education consulting industry in the UK. 

At Pengfei, we commit to providing professional, cost-effective and hassle-free advice and solutions on university applications for Chinese students both inside and outside UK. We particularly target and provide quality services to 'high flyers'. 

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

  • Website content: manage content for company website and post articles related to business
  • Update content and ensure its well-presented
  • Website, usability and content management system: support the marketing team in optimising content and usability of the website
  • Email marketing: write content for emails, prepare images, overlook layout and analyse email performance
  • Social media: generate content for Microblog and WeChat, and run paid campaigns on social media platforms
  • Paid media: support Google and Baidu paid campaigns, search engine optimization
  • PR and brand awareness – manage customer relationship activity, improve brand awareness
  • Offline support: assist marketing team in offline marketing and promotion activities

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Strong English and Chinese language abilities 
  • Working towards an upper second bachelor degree (in any subject) or a masters (merit)
  • Strong skills with PC applications, in particular ability to use MS Office, Microblog, WeChat and similar applications
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude towards achieving set goals and objectives, ability to work on own initiative and manage own time

Desirable:

  • Excellent communication skills and business awareness
  • A confident and enthusiastic personality
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Ability to use Photoshop or other picture design or editing software

Internship outcomes:

  • Produce a report by the end of the internship. 

About the role

Location: Nottingham city centre

Website

 

 
 
Perfect Motion Sports Marketing
Event executive
 

Perfect Motion is one of the leading mass participation sports event organisers in the UK, specialising in delivering running and cycling events, but with a client portfolio that ranges from National Governing Bodies to councils through to Business Improvement Districts.

We also work as marketing consultants across the sport and leisure industry, working with key stakeholders to effect change in people’s lifestyles, promoting a healthier way of living.

The company has been established for 13 years and we have worked on almost every large sports event that has come to Nottingham during that time.

Length of opportunity: Eight weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour

Job description:

The chosen candidate will be assisting with the planning and delivery of the event programme during our busiest time of the year. They can expect to gain experience on no fewer than 15 different events during the time they will be with us.

They will also have the chance to get involved with the marketing activity used to entice people to take part in our events.

Skills/requirements:

  • The ideal candidate must have a ‘can do’ attitude, enthusiasm, energy and a strong work ethic.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are desirable.
  • Most importantly, we are looking for someone that likes being around and interacting with people.
  • It is desirable that the candidate has a strong attention to detail and a flair for organising.

Internship outcomes:

The key outcome will be to furnish the candidate with a CV of events and the associated skill set they provide to enable them to transfer those skills into the real world.

About the role

Location: Nottingham 

Website

 

 
 
Skills Group
Product planner 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:

Processing direct mailings, support to product planners creating vital tour material, analyse data supported by the head of product, external sales and supplier contact, customer event management. 

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Having a can do attitude
  • Solution orientated
  • Polite, well-mannered, and with good customer service skills
  • Organised and able to work alone.
  • Good time management.

Desirable:

  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Data analysis techniques 

About the role

Location: Bulwell  

Website

 

 
 
The Tonic Comms 
PR and events coordinator     
 

The Tonic Communications is a hard-working team of experienced, results-driven, award-winning marketing and public relations professionals, with offices in Nottingham and Newcastle, and a satellite base in London.

Founded by Georgina Dunkley and Kelly Hill, together the duo had a shared vision; to launch a no-nonsense, creative agency that was driven by results.
With a sound understanding across sectors including retail, health and wellbeing, leisure and events, transport and technology, the award-winning Tonic team has quickly established itself as a leading business and consumer PR agency with an innate ability to get to the heart of a story and devise compelling campaigns that deliver.

We’re former journalists, copy-writers, bloggers, foodies, volunteers and creative PR professionals and we’ve helped everyone from global conglomerates and charities to educational authorities and start-ups. Our work is already achieving national recognition, and we’re proud to be a finalist in the Boutique Agency of the Year at the 2018 PR Moment Awards.

Length of opportunity: 12 weeks        

Salary/hourly rate: £7.83 per hour 

Job description:

The successful intern will be a detail-driven, creative individual who can manage their workload within a busy team. You will be a crucial part of our account support for one of our key clients, and you will need to be able to juggle multiple tasks that support high profile campaigns, which include events and experiential activity taking place across the whole of the UK.

You should have a keen news sense and be an avid consumer of current affairs. We need someone who can quickly slot into the role and make it their own; a self-starter who is passionate, dedicated and results-focused. 

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious person who wants to make their mark in a fast-growing, award-winning PR consultancy.

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  • Media knowledge – you should have a good awareness of what makes a news story, and the range of media outlets in the UK.
  • Written communications – we require an outstanding grasp of English and impeccable grammar. The role-holder will need to be confident drafting copy for different audiences – from a social media post, to a blog or a news story.
  • Client and supplier liaison - You should have a warm and positive nature, and be able to build a natural rapport with our clients, suppliers and partners. A good telephone manner is essential.
  • Attention to detail is hugely important. You should be able to work efficiently and minimise typos, errors and identify inconsistences in communications wherever they appear.
  • Personal attributes – you are a team-player, you can operate effectively under pressure, use your initiative when required, and possess a can-do attitude.

Desirable:

  • An eye for design – the ability to spot what makes a good visual – be it a photograph or a Twitter graphic, and be able to adhere to brand and formatting guidelines.
  • An awareness of social media platforms and how they can be used as part of a marketing plan.

Internship outcomes:

The key outcomes include:

  • Providing essential support to a rolling programme of client events, including booking and briefing photographers, and helping to manage logistics
  • Attending events where necessary, supporting the event manager to ensure smooth running of them
  • Monitoring media coverage from the events and developing evaluation reports
  • Developing content around the events, such as social media posts, soundbites from event attendees and news stories.

About the role

Location: Nottingham

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True Story
Client team intern support
 

True Story is a creative agency for retailers and brands. We design, create and build end-to-end shopping experiences for any step of the customer journey, communications, campaigns, brand stories, weaving together the digital and physical, all the way through to packaging design.

Our work encompasses every channel (after all that’s the way we shop now), combining the practical and the inspirational; we work with retailers of all sizes, from high street names to small independents. 

Length of opportunity: Eight to ten weeks

Salary/hourly rate: £8 per hour

Job description:

The role will provide support to one our teams working on a Christmas campaign. The output from this team will be highly visible in store during Christmas 2018. 

Working within a team you will ensure that the creative output meets the client’s needs. You will gain insight and knowledge in understanding how an in store marketing campaign comes together and what is involved in making it happen. On a broader level you will begin to understand more about how a creative agency works and the relationships and interactions with a client. 

Skills/requirements:

  • Enthusiasm – a genuine interest in retail, brands and consumers
  • Collaborative – ability to work well in a team
  • Organised – able to work efficiently at pace and sometimes dealing with multiple tasks 
  • Attention to detail, must be able to work accurately
  • Concern for quality – prepared to go the extra mile to ensure the best outcome for our client

About the role

Location: Ruddington  

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Uni-Soft Systems Ltd
E-learning content design and creation (2D animations and video)
 

Uni-Soft Systems is a software development and consultancy company which works with large international businesses, public organisations, university departments and charities and develop high quality software solutions with a great attention to user centred design to improve user experience. We offer a friendly and dynamic environment where designers, developers and the business team work together and with clients in an agile environment. 

Length of opportunity: 8–12 weeks          

Salary/hourly rate: £8.75 per hour 

Job description:

Through this flexible internship you will learn about new technologies, business practices, project management and team work while studying. Your internship will include:

  1. meeting clients to identify their needs and liaising regularly with them
  2. researching current design trends
  3. drawing up detailed training specifications
  4. designing sample page layouts including images, text size and colours
  5. designing graphics, animations and manipulating digital photographs
  6. presenting initial design ideas to clients
  7. production using a variety of animation and graphics software
  8. coordinating the voice over
  9. designing the website's visual imagery and ensuring it's in line with company branding policy or the requirements of the client
  10. proofreading content and making changes where necessary
  11. working with other staff in the company including web developers and business managers
  12. testing the material to ensure it is working
  13. handing the completed material over to the client
  14. continual professional development to keep up to date with new software developments
  15. working with other team members and clients to translate concepts and training material into engaging short videos deliver of the material in a professional form

Skills/requirements:

Essential:

  1. Good design skills for creating imagery, videos and design and engaging educational and training material
  2. Good experience with 2D animations and video editing software
  3. A modern style of design
  4. Interest and ability to learn new skills fast
  5. Ability to work as part of a team
  6. Excellent time and record keeping

 

Desirable:

  1. Good portfolio of design work, ability to work with design software
  2. Good voice to do the first iterations of the voiceover

Internship outcomes:

  1. Design assets
  2. Training material
  3. Completed training videos

About the role

Location: University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Jubilee Campus

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