Graduate Intern, Social Media

Lincoln, United Kingdom
£18,000 per annum
10 May 2019
End of advertisement period
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Social Media

Location: Lincoln 
Salary: From £18,000 per annum
This is a one year fixed term contract due to the post being an internship.
Closing Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Interview Date: Friday 14 June 2019

The University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint a Graduate Intern - Social Media to join its Communications, Development and Marketing Department.

The University puts students at the heart of everything we do. Added to that, we are a research-based university with quality teaching and excellent career prospects for our graduates.

In a competitive recruitment market, the internship will provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to:

  • Acquire practical experience of work in the higher education sector
  • Develop and apply a range of transferable skills
  • Make a contribution and take on real responsibilities for own workload
  • Understand more about their own strengths and career interests
  • Enhance their CV with real examples of work
  • Learn more about a specific department
  • Have the opportunity to work on a distinct project.

This post is 12 months fixed-term. In addition to the departmental role, the successful applicant will also join the University's intern development programme, ‘The Lincoln Award (Graduate Interns)’.

This role services the social media needs of Communications, Development and Marketing at a corporate level within the University. The role will extend to the development and support of social media and networks within the University's Schools and Departments. There will be some support required of this role for editing and upkeep of the corporate website and creation of dynamic content.

‘The Lincoln Award (Graduate Interns)’ is an integrated development programme and will include a range of workshops and group organisational project. The aim of the programme is to help you build up your key transferable skills as well as developing you both personally and professionally. The programme enables you to build a personal portfolio, allowing you to reflect on your learning and development throughout your employment with us, and also support your next career step.

It is expected that the successful candidate will fully engage in the development programme as part of this graduate intern role.

Please note you do not need to have completed the Lincoln Award at undergraduate level to apply for this position.

The appointment is offered on a fixed term basis with a planned end date of one year from start date, and is fixed term due to the post being a one year internship.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Tier 2.