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The Staff Canteen is looking for interns in Poole

The Staff Canteen is the UK’s leading chef platform and boasts the largest social media following. We looking for interns to join our fast-growing and dynamic website to help deliver both written content and increase our social media presence. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small but busy editorial team that is leading the way in online chef networking.

What are you going to do

As an intern for The Staff Canteen you will gain experience in news gathering and writing roles and promoting content across our range of social media platforms. We currently have 117k followers on Facebook, 120k on Instagram and 27k on twitter. All interns will have the chance to get bylined content on the site.

There will also be opportunities in a range of online content management roles such as uploading content to the website, editing images in Photoshop, proof reading copy and editing content. This is an ideal role for an undergraduate studying journalism or media-related subjects with an interest in social media, food and cooking, or for a recently qualified graduate looking to gain further experience.

What we offer

  • travel expenses up to £40 per week
  • training across all social media platforms
  • trained journalists who will help improve writing skills and news sense

What we ask:

  • At least finished college A levels
  • good knowledge of English language including grammar and spelling
  • experience not necessary
  • understanding of photoshop, word, social media channels


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Extra information

As part of the Editorial team, you will also be expected to monitor our social media channels and source news stories/trending topics that are relevant to our professional chef audience.

Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our website where chefs can sign up for free and post news/recipes/videos/images on their profiles. We also have an editorial section where we publish news, interviews and video content with chefs around the world. We currently have over 65, 000 professional chef members on the site.

We also have a free mobile app called 'Chef Plus'- available on iOS and Android - where chefs can access all the above content and post from their smart phones. As part of your role, you will be shown how to use the app and the various promotion that we do for it.

Education Level
College, University
Working hours per week
9 - 17
Type of Contract
Salary indication
£0.00 Per Hour
Responsible for
monitoring our social media channels, interacting with followers, scheduling social media posts, news gathering and writing, uploading content to the website, editing images in Photoshop, proof reading copy and editing content.
Type of Job
Advertising / Marketing / PR , Online Marketing
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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