By: Rob
Posted: 05/09/2019

Are you our next social media and marketing intern? Apply by September 19th

Location: Glasgow
Salary: Living wage (£9 per hour)
Fixed-term, part-time: 3 months for 2 or 3 days a week (we’re flexible)
Start date: Flexible (ideally September 2019)
Closing Date: 19th September 2019, 12 noon

About us

Snook are on a mission to design a world that works better for people.

We work with organisations to design more effective services which help people thrive. We do this with our design team: engaging with users, building digital products, training our clients, and much more.

In 2019, we’ll be ten years old. In the past five years we’ve scaled more than double our size to a team approaching 40 people, opened a new London office, and worked with brilliant clients — from Cancer Research UK to Hackney City Council, Tesco to the Scottish Government.

Learn more about Snook’s exciting journey here.

The role

We are looking for a social media and marketing intern with a positive attitude who is eager to support our team and help Snook tell its story to new and familiar faces. You’ll be joining a long line of interns from all over the world.

As Snook’s social media and marketing intern you will be responsible for distributing content to cultivate an engaged audience, supporting Snook’s social content from creation through to promotion, and helping our team connect through engaging internal communications.

Key responsibilities include: 

  •       Supporting with editing of content, including blog posts, case studies, and presentations.
  •       Updating social media platforms daily.
  •       Supporting internal communications, making sure the team knows what’s happening and why.
  •       Engaging in social media interaction within the company’s tone of voice
  •       Supporting Snook’s monthly newsletter output
  •       Supporting with media requests
  •       Researching talks and events, making sure Snook is at the forefront of industry events
  •       Supporting and monitoring publishing flow
  •       Uploading posts to Snook’s website and medium account
  •       Helping capture moments and ideas for the team through video and photography

What we’re looking for

You can apply whatever your education background is, as long as you have the skills to meet the role requirements. Don’t worry if you don’t have all of these – you’re here to learn and we’re happy to train you. 

You should be able to demonstrate that you have some, or all, of the following skills, abilities, and traits:

  •   Someone who has recently studied marketing, communications, PR or advertising, or who has work experience in this area
  •   An excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  •   Photography skills
  •   Excellent time management skills
  •   A good eye for design and formatting
  •   Understanding of social media channels and how to utilise them for maximum engagement
  •   Ability to work well independently and in a team 
  •   Proactive learner
  •   Impeccable grammar and spelling 

Desirable

  •   Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Application

We strive for diversity in our team. If we’re going to design services for the public we need to ensure our team is diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and ages.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 19th September 2019, by 12 noon. Please use the subject line: Hire me! Glasgow Social Media and Marketing Intern.

Please submit a CV and a one-page cover letter to jobs@wearesnook.com. In the cover letter, please tell us a little bit about yourself, why you would be a good candidate for the internship, and what you hope to gain from your time with us.

What happens next

We will ask potential candidates to come for a one-hour interview with us. If selected, you will receive information about who will be there and what we’re looking to chat about beforehand. We’ll offer interviews at times that suit you, so if you have children, caring duties, or have to travel, we’re happy to accommodate for this. We can support travel costs outside of Glasgow if we take you to an interview stage.

If you are successful, we will support you with a Snook buddy when you join to get you started.

Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.