Marketing Internship – Essex County Council


Job Description

Marketing Internship – Essex County Council

Pay rate: £10.23ph
Location: remote
Hours: Full time or part time
Term: 8 weeks 

The role

Essex is a diverse County with some of the highest levels of deprivation in the Country, through to some of the most affluent communities, which results in a wide variance in life expectancy and quality of life for residents.

In support of the delivery of inclusive Economic Growth, Essex County Council’s work on the skills system aims to support increased employment rates in higher quality roles for Essex residents, to demonstrate the benefits of Essex’s strategic location to large employers and to enable increased quality of life and wellbeing for residents.

Duties include:

  • Provide marketing support to the Skills, Strategy and Growth team with a particular focus on the recently launched Essex Opportunities Portal - which offers residents and businesses a virtual one stop shop around careers, skills, training, and employment 
  • Assist with planning and delivering a marketing campaign for the Portal
  • Manage and upload content from partners on to the Portal
  • Attend Partnership meetings with other Local Authorities to draw on best practice
  • Create an annual calendar of marketing activity for the wider team
  • Create regular social media posts
  • Support the promotion of a series of Virtual Jobs/Careers Fairs
  • Support the marketing of a range of programmes across the wider team

Person spec

  • Graduate or soon to graduate from a relevant course e.g. Marketing 
  • Interest and flair for digital communications and marketing 
  • Confident communicator able to converse with all levels of a business and its partners to present ideas in a persuasive manner
  • Experience utilising social media channels for promotional purposes
  • Proficient computer user with experience of virtual meeting tools e.g. MS Teams
  • Self-starter able to work autonomously with initiative
  • Organised and efficient at prioritising own workload

To apply:  Please click the ‘apply’ button below ensuring you attach an up to date CV and short explanation as to why you are right for the role.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to successful candidates.

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