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Marketing Internship - 2014/15 season

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Club News Marketing Internship - 2014/15 season

Northampton Saints is offering a rare internship opportunity in the busy marketing and communications department of an Aviva Premiership rugby club.

Working with the Head of Communications and other departments, the intern will play a role in the marketing and communications strategy of one of the UK’s biggest and best known professional rugby clubs, and the reigning Aviva Premiership champions.

Duties will include:
- Short-term projects around specific events or campaigns
- Market research and data analysis
- Working within guidelines, putting together options for marketing plans and presenting them to club management
- Will be working under instruction from management to put together marketing collateral
- Understanding of the principles of marketing essential, as are good copy writing skills (demonstrable)

This position is suitable for a recent graduate or student seeking a final year work placement with the ambition to work in professional sport or marketing in a high-pressure and successful environment.

This is a part-time, three-day a week role, with additional weekend and evening work during the rugby season (August-May). The intern will be paid £7 per hour. Training will be given.

Key skills
- Good writing skills
- Competence with Microsoft Office and the internet
- Knowledge of social media and its effective use in marketing
- Knowledge of rugby
- Ability to work under pressure
- Full driving licence essential

To apply send a CV and cover letter to Chris Wearmouth, head of communications, at the following address:
Franklin’s Gardens
Weedon Road
Northampton
NN5 5BG
chriswearmouth@northamptonsaints.co.uk

Closing date – Friday, June 27th, 2014

Interviews will be held during week commencing Monday, June 30th. Only successful candidates will be notified.

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