Membership Engagement Executive Intern with Business for Scotland

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Location: Glasgow
£8.45 per hour with bonus potential
Full-time for 12 months with potential for extention
Immediate Start
Closing Date: 4 August 2017, 12 noon

(This role is part funded through the Glasgow Commonwealth Graduate Fund and so the applicant will have to apply from an address in the Glasgow City Council area, have graduated in 2016 or 2017 and have been underemployed or unemployed for the last 13 weeks.)


About the Company

Business for Scotland (BfS) is a campaigning business network and an economic and business policy think tank. BfS has a history of developing its talent pool through graduate internships and all five past graduate internees were offered and accepted permanent roles with BfS upon completion of their contract. This role is essentially a marketing, engagement and business development role with an element of event organisation. This is an opportunity to join a highly influential organisation at a time of great change and opportunity for Scotland. 

The Role

Your role will involve:

• Social media and membership engagement
• Membership, annual dinner and conference sales
• Upselling membership options to existing members
• Event marketing and organisation coordination including our annual conference and dinner
• Email marketing to members
• Liaison with research and press team on membership surveys and testimonials
• Membership Admin
• Fundraising support and initiatives
• Marketing materials management and purchases such as conference stands leaflets etc
• Input into strategy

The successful applicant will play a key role supporting the BfS 2017/18 campaigns including:

Think again on EU, More Powers for Scotland, Benefit Corporation Tax Credits, Living Wage, Fairness and Equality, Invest for Growth, Sustainability, Innovation and Internationalisation. Business for Scotland maintains a long held support for Scottish independence and EU/Single Market membership.

Full training will be offered, some travel and evening working is required for events.

Requirements

The ideal candidate intern will have experience in marketing, social media marketing, customer service or sales. Event organisation and specific membership sales experience would be a bonus. You will have excellent spoken and written communication skills. You will be confident in engaging with various stakeholders.

Application

Closing date for applications is 4 August 2017, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.

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