Paid Marketing Internship Opportunity!

Posted: 30/06/2011 by emkrobertson in Internships
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Job Title: Marketing intern
Salary: £8.50 per hour


Local Energy is a small start-up social enterprise. It specialises in providing support to public sector organisations on compliance with the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. Local Energy runs a network of 100 organisations, which it supports with workshops (three per annum) and telephone support. Local Energy also provides specialist support to individual organisations covering a wide range of low carbon policies.

Purpose of the Job

Local Energy is finalising an exciting new partnership with the Energy Saving Trust, which will enable it to grow and fulfil its potential as the main provider of low carbon advice to the public sector. The role will be to implement the new marketing strategy for Local Energy. This includes generating income, servicing public sector organisations and building Local Energy’s reputation.

Tasks & Responsibilities

• Market the services of Local Energy via telephone and internet.
• Answer the Local Energy telephone Hotline and ensure that the right person is sent the query.
• Keep accurate records of Hotline inquiries.
• Identify sales opportunities related to Hotline inquiries.
• Keep the website (which is blog based) up to date.
• Check in on the ‘Linkedin’ community associated with the website.
• Develop the Local Energy online marketing offer.
• Help out with events (some travel may be required).

Requirements for the Job

• Good telephone manner and written communication skills.
• Enthusiasm for generating sales.
• Interest in climate change (desirable but not essential).
• Familiarity with blog sites and social media.
• Good organisation, accurate record keeping.
• Ability to work unsupervised.
• Willingness to work in the informal context of a small start-up.

Important information

This Internship is for 3 Months Full time (37 hours per week) with the possibility of extension based upon candidates work. The start date is the 12th July and candidates who are shortlisted MUST be able to attend the interview date on the 7th July 2011.

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy email your CV and Cover Letter to:


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