Website Content and Social Media Intern with Scotland’s Enterprising Schools


Location: Glasgow City Centre
£8.45 p/h
Part-time, 18 hours per week initially for 6 months until 30 September 2017
Immediate start
Closing date: 13 March 2017, noon

About the Company
Entrepreneurs are an important part of Scotland’s economy and help us meet our full economic potential so it is important we encourage the next generation to think about their entrepreneurial potential. Scotland’s schools, colleges and universities are crucial to achieving this.

Scotland’s Enterprising Schools supports teachers in schools across the whole country, including some of our most deprived areas, to develop entrepreneurial skills in their pupils. It also contributes to the national statement of becoming a world leading entrepreneurial and innovative nation – a CAN DO place for business.

Scotland’s Enterprising Schools website has been introduced to give schools, from early years through to secondary, easily accessible resources to help support a whole school approach to enterprise and entrepreneurial thinking.

The Vision of Scotland’s Enterprising Schools is:
To inspire all young people to develop a CAN DO attitude that will enable them to reach their full potential.

The Mission of Scotland’s Enterprising Schools is:
To support education practitioners to cultivate an innovative and creative curriculum that motivates young people to be all they can be in learning, life and work.

The Role
Scotland’s Enterprising Schools seek a talented and creative graduate to join their team as a Website Content and Social Media Intern.

In this role your main duties will be:

• Maintaining and developing the organisation's website so that, whilst maintaining its practical purposes, it is fit for purpose, easy to use and attractive
• Assisting in the day-to-day maintenance and population of social media channels with content that is relevant, well-written and engaging
•Increasing the reach of the organisation's social media presence and producing content designed to drive people to the website  
• Running email marketing campaigns
•Assisting in the mining and analysis of data captured through our web-based processes

The ideal candidate will be creatively minded with a background in web content management and experience of implementing a social media strategy. You will have strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of partners within tight deadlines. You will be driven, motivated and able to use your own initiative as well as working well as part of a small team.

Experience in web content management and administration (WordPress).
Knowledge of social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter).

Experience in email marketing campaigns (MailChimp).
Knowledge of basic HTML/CSS.
Knowledge of basic graphic design (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign or similar).
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel).
Ability to create engaging content/copy for social media, online and print.

Closing date for applications is 13 March 2017
Interviews will be held on Monday 27 March in Glasgow

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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