Marketing & Graphic Design Intern with Edinburgh Gossip Girls (EGG)


Location: Edinburgh
£8.45 per hour
Part-time (20 hours per week) for 12 weeks (opportunity to move to permanent contract)
Immediate start
Closing date: 30 June 2017, noon

**Please do not delay applying for this role as Edinburgh Gossip Girls will start their interviewing and selection process as soon as they receive applications from candidates that appear to have the right potential for the role.**

About the Company

Edinburgh Gossip Girls (EGG) began as a Facebook group for women to share stories, advice and opinion in an online community. The group has since grown into a credible paid membership group for women in Edinburgh, offering personal and professional support and information, exclusive events and services, establishing a supportive network, bound by the values established in the original Facebook group.

For more information about EGG and what makes them special, visit

The Role

Entrepreneur and EGG founder, Kylie Reid is searching for a ‘good EGG’ to join her as a Marketing & Graphic Design Intern as she focuses on the business development of the group.

The trajectory of the organisation means that there is an immediate need for a creative intern who can take responsibility for the online elements of EGG, including content creation, website design, and email marketing.

In this role, your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Designing and building online resources.
• Creating and distributing attractive, engaging newsletters and promotional material.
• Managing and maintaining EGG mailing list.
• Taking responsibility for the magazine section of website, including sourcing relevant material, editing and publishing.
• Maintenance of website content including member events and offers.
• Monitoring the EGG inbox, responding to queries, dealing with the required admin in a timely manner.
• Misc. admin duties including physical mailing of membership cards and creating Excel spreadsheets.


A background in graphic design, marketing strategy, and an interest in business development is essential to manage the diverse responsibilities needed to grow the EGG brand effectively. A knowledge of Mailchimp, WordPress, MS Office and graphic design software is also essential to this role. You will be knowledgeable in digital marketing and have experience of creating marketing material. An interest in Events Management is desirable but not essential.

You must be able to work as part of a small team in a flexible environment and be confident contributing your ideas and solutions. You will also have excellent soft skills and enjoy dealing with people. Imperative to this position is a firm belief in the EGGs values of support and camaraderie.

Since you will be expected to demonstrate your style, skills and abilities, please provide a link in your application to examples of work, or an online portfolio if you have one.


Closing date for applications is 30 June 2017, noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern 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 e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.


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