£8.21 per hour plus £0.99 holiday pay
21 Oct 2019

Role & Department Overview

A waste recycling company in the Fleetwood area who manufacture a renewable fuel for cement sector are looking to recruit a Marketing intern. To assist with reviewing their website, social media strategy, and also planning stakeholder engagement (eg with local neighbours). This placement is open to undergraduates, graduates and postgraduates and is a great opportunity to gain experience inputting into an SME’s marketing plans.
The company has grown rapidly from its inception in 2013, with two sites now in Lancashire, and in the longer term is exploring ambitious plans to expand its range of renewable fuels and further enhance the efficiency of its operations.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups 


Job Description

Internship – Marketing Intern

The successful candidate would use their skills to:

  • Carry out research into existing markets and competitors
  • Review the company’s website
  • Advise the business on their current marketing strategy
  • Implement improvements to the website alongside their IT company
  • Implement improvements to their social media strategy, particularly LinkedIn
  • Recommend improvements to their planning and engagement with other stakeholders, eg neighbours to their plants.

Working pattern:

This will be an eight-week placement.   The position is full-time, but flexibility may be available for the right candidate.  Some days work at the Fleetwood base may be required at the start and close of the project, but the rest of the internship can be conducted remotely if this suits the right candidate.  An additional work experience bursary may be available and further details can be found here: work experience bursary.

This internship is part of the EnginE project which is part funded by the European Social Fund. For further information on the project please click here: www.lancaster.ac.uk/engine 

Person Specification

Skills and qualities required:

  • An undergraduate / postgraduate / graduate of Lancaster University
  • An individual from a marketing background (desirable)
  • Strong digital marketing skills
  • Knowledge of LinkedIn
  • Creativity and the ability to be a motivated self-starter
  • Excellent communication and planning skills
For any further information, contact Michaela Neild on 01524 592995.
Working in this role will help to develop the following skills and experience:
  • Business development
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Verbal and written communication

You are required to submit a cover letter to support your application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand. 

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Help and advice on making applications can be found on the Lancaster University Careers pages. Visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers.