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Job details
Employer Concord College
Location Shropshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Marketing Intern – Fixed term contract

Summary of the Role

You will be working closely with the Marketing Director and the Alumni Officer to update and edit the main school and alumni website, manage social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter and lead on a number of writing pieces from website news stories to e-newsletters. The successful candidate will have good IT skills and knowledge of social medial channels with excellent oral and written communication skills.

Skills and experience:

· effective communication skills, both written and verbal

· ability to deal with a wide range of people in an appropriate manner

· ability to prioritise workload and work well under pressure to strict deadlines

· good telephone manner

· accuracy and good attention to detail

· computer literate with good IT skills

· knowledge of social media channels

· being a Concord alumnus (desirable)

· a pro-active approach

Personal attributes:

· well-presented with the ability to represent the College in a professional manner

· team player with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

· ability to communicate effectively 

· tact and diplomacy

· ability to use own initiative

· flexibility

Skills and experience to be gained:

· using a website management system

· copy editing/reading/writing/sourcing images

· re-sizing photos

· how a business page looks and runs on Facebook

· customer relations

· networking

· email marketing

· use of social media

· meeting and greeting prospective students and their families

· communication

· interviewing techniques

· photography

Main Duties and Responsibilities

News Stories

· placing main school news stories provided by the Marketing Director onto the main website and if appropriate replicating on the alumni website; 

· taking news story content provided by the Alumni Officer to create new news stories on the alumni website;

· using Facebook to source news story content for the alumni website.

Social Media

· daily checking of the main school social media channels and responding to any enquiries.


· working with the Alumni Officer to find lost alumni and sign them up to the Alumni Network using email marketing, Facebook, LinkedIn and more .

School Tours

· showing visiting alumni around the school;

· interviewing visiting alumni to create news stories for the Alumni Website;

· communicating stories to alumni and visitors using email and social media marketing.

Other Duties

· carrying out any other administration duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing as directed.


Over the course of your year with us if you have an idea and it meets and objective we are trying to achieve then we will let you run with it


Age related minimum wage

Hours of work

9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday term time only

Holidays to be taken during school holidays (Christmas and Easter)

Start date 

1st September 2017 – 30th June 2018

About the employer

Concord is a unique and exciting educational community. 

We set very high academic standards and students come to the college wanting to do their best. As an international college our students come from all over the world. They value learning, re...

Information about Concord College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 12 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

Acton Burnell Hall
Acton Burnell
United Kingdom
+44 1694 731389