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Marketing & Communications Intern in Edinburgh

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Beyond Borders Scotland is seeking a Marketing & Communications Intern to volunteer for approximately three to four months, with a suggested start date of April/early May 2018. The ideal candidate will have an interest in; social media, digital marketing and communications, website content and development, and copywriting. An interest in international affairs and cultural events would also be advantageous.

Job Description

Beyond Borders Scotland is seeking a Marketing & Communications Intern to volunteer for approximately three to four months, with a suggested start date of April/early May 2018. The ideal candidate will have an interest in; social media, digital marketing and communications, website content and development, and copywriting. An interest in international affairs and cultural events would also be advantageous.

During the period of the internship, the successful candidate will work closely with the team in the promotion and marketing of the annual Beyond Borders International Festival, which takes place in August. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in this, and other related events, as well as design their own strategies for outreach.

 

What we offer:

  • Involvement in Beyond Borders International Festival
  • Involvement in other related events
  • Working closely with a small team to deliver events

We ask:

  • At least finished high school
  • Demonstrated interest in communication, promotion and outreach (Essential)
  • Highly organised, proactive and able to pay close attention to detail (Essential)
  • Passion for and a good understanding of social media (Essential)
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Essential)
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills (Essential)
  • The ability work on one's own and as part of a team (Essential)
  • Graduate or student in a Communications related subject (Desirable)
  • Experience of Web Content Management Systems (Desirable)
  • Interest in International Affairs and cultural events (Desirable)
  • Previous communications, promotion or event management experience is not essential but would be an advantage (Desirable)

Other Information

Beyond Borders is a not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to facilitating dialogue and international cultural exchange. Beyond Borders works across several different mediums including literature, performing & visual arts, heritage, film and dialogue. The internship will be on a part-time basis, 2 – 3 days per week. The candidate would also need to be available from 23rd-27th August.

How to Apply

In order to apply, please send your CV, a cover letter explaining your motivation and experience, and when you would be able to start.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.

Closing date: Monday 9th April

Further Information

Education Level
College, Secondary School, University
Location
Edinburgh
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs, Internships
Salary indication
£0.00 per hour
Responsible for
Marketing & Communications support
Published at
04-04-2018
Type of Job
Advertising / Marketing / PR
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English