Graduate Intern, Digital Student Life, Social Media and Blogging

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

Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching

Location: Lincoln 
Salary: From £18,000 per annum
Please note this post is full time at 37 hours per week and fixed term for 1 year.
Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday 09 July 2019

Do you have the creativity and passionto take Student Life at Lincoln to the next level?

The University of Lincoln puts students at the heart of everything we do and the Student Life initiative is no different. We use a blog (, a YouTube channel ( and a range of social media accounts to publish and share student-created content aimed at current Lincoln students.

We are looking for a graduate who can bring fresh ideas to this initiative, helping to create an online community that really engages students and enhances the student experience at Lincoln.

You will need to be creative, digitally savvy and confident on social media. You will be working collaboratively, coordinating a team of student content creators and so will need skills in leadership, communication and also an understanding of editorial approaches, content strategy and the basics of how to tell a good story.

Your role will be to support the students, helping them to produce engaging content for our blog and social media. You will also be involved in organising and running events such as Study Happy Week, liaising with staff from different University teams, helping you to develop your communication, collaboration and organisation skills.

The role is a fixed term 12-month position, providing a recent Lincoln graduate with significant experience in the latest digital communications techniques.

In addition to the remit of the role, you will also join the University's intern development programme, ‘The Lincoln Award (Graduate Interns)’. This is an integrated six month programme and will include a range of workshops and a group organisational project. The aim of the programme is to help you build up 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.

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.

Please note this post is full time at 37 hours per week and fixed term for 1 year.

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

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.

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applications, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.