Communications Internship

Open Cosmos

Internship 6 months Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK

Uploaded 11 Apr 2019

Job Description

This opportunity is for a 6-month internship. You will be supporting our communications function with a wide variety of PR, communication and marketing activities. You will be an important part of a small team of space communication and marketing specialists. We will liaise with your internship contact at your university, ensuring optimum communication and connection to your education curriculum.

Tasks and responsibilities  

  • Develop written and visual content for online and print purposes
  • Post regular messages on the company website, keeping the website up to date
  • Support other staff members to write content for the website, such as specialist blog posts or short event updates
  • Post messages on our social media channels, following our content calendar
  • Design marketing materials, such as brochures, banners and merchandise items
  • Provide support in applications to events, awards and interviews.

Person Specification

Skills, attitude and experience  

  • Studying for a degree in marketing and/or communication
  • You have experience with image editing software (eg. photoshop, illustrator, indesign)
  • You have a passion for communication, marketing and space
  • You can think strategically, but also assist in the daily operations and constant problem solving
  • You are open minded and creative, actively and critically supporting the company communication strategy
  • Solid understanding of the role of social media channels and online marketing
  • Strong capability to do multitasking
  • Feel comfortable with uncertainty and a continuously changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honesty, openness and self awareness
  • Lean / bootstrap mentality
  • Take initiative and work in a self-driven manner

Nice to have  

  • Strong interest in the aerospace sector
  • Desire to work in an ever-changing startup/scaleup environment
  • Hands-on experience with online communication tools, like Wordpress and social media channels
  • Knowledge of foreign languages

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