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Paid Internships

Paid Books Sales and Marketing Intern

New Internationalist is looking for an intern to work two to three days per week to support all aspects of books sales and marketing. We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual with design skills and interests in eBook production and distribution, direct sales, sales support and online and offline promotion. There may be opportunities to support other aspects of our work, particularly engagement and fundraising.

The paid post lasts for a year, and begins on or near 15 October 2016. There is some flexibility in working hours, between two and three days per week. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and be prepared to work in our Oxford office. Pay is in line with Oxford City Council Living Wage guidelines: £8.93 per hour, or £16,252 pa pro rata (working an average of 2.5 days per week annual pay would be £8,126). Successful applicants would be expected to make their own accommodation arrangements in Oxford.

How to apply

To apply, please send an email marked ‘Books Sales & Marketing Internship Application’ to Dan Raymond-Barker at danrb(at)newint.org 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 (see below)
  • Our equal opportunities form

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 5 October 2016

Interviews: w/c 10 October

Desirable Skills

  • Experience using Indesign and Photoshop
  • Understanding of social media marketing
  • Experience of content management systems and digital workflows
  • Experience using Magento ecommerce software or similar
  • Effective copy-writing and creative ideas
  • Confident communicator
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Manages own time well
  • Possesses a natural 'can-do' approach
  • Awareness and support of the New Internationalist Co-operative's mission to support human rights and social and environmental justice

For further details, download the job description and application pack[zip].

Please send your CV, covering letter and equal opportunities form to danrb(at)newint.org with 'Books Sales & Marketing Internship Application' in the subject line of your email.


Paid Magazine Marketing Internship (3 days per week for 1 year)

Location: Oxford

New Internationalist is looking to recruit an enthusiastic intern, with an interest in magazine marketing, digital and design, to work as part of the small Magazine Marketing team. New Internationalist is a predominantly subscription based title published in print and to various digital platforms. This is an exciting time to join New Internationalist as we prepare to launch new web initiatives.

Period of internship

The internship will run for a year. This is a part time position of 3 days/week with potential for increased hours as well as flexibility for reduced hours if you have external commitments, for instance if you are finishing a course.

Description

As Magazine Marketing Intern you will help 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, web ads, remarketing and google ad words)
  • Create subscription and marketing web pages using Drupal.
  • Work with in-house designers to produce print and digital marketing material.
  • Support marketing campaigns though social media.
  • Organise collaborative promotions with external organisations
  • Co-ordinate the distribution and marketing of single copy sales
  • Help with reader inquiries and support our subscription fulfilment bureau
  • Expand our successful educational product development and sales.
  • Develop our reader retention and engagement strategy
  • There are other areas where you’ll be expected to help out when needed 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

    Pay is in line with Oxford City Council Living Wage guidelines: £8.93 per hour, or £16,252 pa pro rata. 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. Successful applicants would be expected to make their own accommodation arrangements in Oxford.

    Holiday leave

    Annual holiday leave is 25 days pro rata plus the days between Christmas and New Year.

    Reporting and review of work

    You will report to the Magazine Marketing Manager. 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.

    How to apply

    To apply, please send an email marked ‘marketing internship application’ to Amanda Synnott at amandas(at)newint.org 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
  • Deadline for applications: Wednesday 5 October 2016

    Interviews: w/c 10 October

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