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The New Internationalist is a book and magazine publisher with a focus on human rights & social and environmental justice. We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised intern to work as part of the small Magazine Marketing team.

Period of internship

The internship will run for a year from the start date. This is a full time position but there is flexibility for reduced hours if you have external commitments, for instance if you are finishing a course.

Job Description
As Magazine Marketing Intern you will devise and implement marketing campaigns of both print and digital editions of the New Internationalist magazine. The successful candidate will have a real interest in magazines plus online and traditional marketing. You will have a focus on driving sales while keeping true to the title’s values. This role involves working closely with the design, editorial and web teams.

  • Help devise and implement online and traditional direct response marketing (direct mail, insert, telemarketing, email, remarketing and google ad words)
  • Create webpages, including editorial and subscription marketing pages
  • Identify target groups and organise collaborative promotions with external organisations
  • Co-ordinate the distribution and marketing of single copy sales
  • Support marketing campaigns though social media and content marketing
  • Help with reader inquiries and support our subscription fulfilment bureau
  • Develop our reader retention and engagement strategy

There are other areas where you would be able to help out as time and experience allows, and there are the usual administrative tasks that everyone does. You will have the opportunity to attend regular Magazine meetings and weekly Co-op meetings.

Desirable skills
InDesign and Photoshop
Understanding of social media marketing
Experience of content management systems
Effective copy-writing
Creative ideas
Confident communication
Able to manage own work load and deadlines
Awareness and support of the New Internationalist Co-operative's mission to support human rights & social and environmental justice.

Pay is in line with Oxford City Council Living Wage guidelines: £8.01 per hour, or £14,578 per year, based on a five day week. No overtime payments will be made. Statutory deductions will be made for Income Tax and National Insurance and payment will be made on the nearest working day to the 28th of each month.

Holiday Leave
Annual holiday leave is 25 days pro rata.

Review of work
Reviews of work will be carried out every three months with the day-to-day manager. This is an opportunity for the intern to assess their work and see how to develop their skills, and to agree targets and objectives. Their day-to-day manager may give feedback from other members of the Co-op.

The paid post lasts for a year, and applicants should be available to start in June.

To apply, please send an email marked ‘marketing internship application’ to Amanda Synnott at amandas (at) including:
- a CV, including referees
- a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for the New Internationalist and how you meet our 'desirable skills' criteria.
Closing date for applications: 22nd May 2014

Please note: Applications will only be accepted from those who have permission to work in the UK for the duration of the internship.