SPIN - Marketing and Partnerships Intern


Internship 8 weeks Remote + Cardiff, UK

Uploaded 20 Apr 2021

Job Description

Space Forge is leading the clean industrial revolution by harnessing the space environment. We are transforming return from orbit to deliver revolutionary experiments and products, for the benefit of humanity. Our satellites will manufacture next generation super materials in space for return to Earth to be used to help move to low carbon technologies

Space Forge are developing returnable in-orbit manufacturing satellites. We are looking for an intern who can fit into our current team and will assist with the sales, marketing and partnerships campaigns that will be occurring during the summer of 2021. There will be opportunities to get involved in everything from copy-writing, event planning through to branding, merchandising and key-stakeholder partnership building. Space Forge are establishing several key partnerships over the summer months across the UK, Europe and North America. The project will be to deliver key marketing and sales resources for a variety of external stakeholders including space agencies, research institutions and customers

Responsibilities will include:

  • Resource development (e.g. white papers, infographics, case studies)
  • Development of and maintenance of a marketing pipeline
  • Support marketing activities across inbound and outbound communications
  • Supporting sales lead generation
  • Thought leadership copywriting and social media
  • Attend key external events (covid dependent)

During this project the applicant will learn about: 

  • Partnership lead generation
  • Stakeholder management
  • Government relations
  • Sales lead generation
  • Pipeline and funnel management
  • Marketing strategy

Person Specification

Applicant Specification:

 Space Forge is looking for someone who:

  • Is willing and able to learn new skills rapidly via online research and self experimentation
  • Has passion for the space and green technology sectors
  • Is comfortable with handling a variety of different tasks
  • Is able to work effectively both individually and in small teams
  • Capable of self-managing time and working to a deadline
  • Being comfortable working in person and remotely with diverse teams
  • Has the ability to solve problems creatively
    Takes authority and ownership of their work
  • Any STEM discipline keen to broaden a business focused skillset OR
  • A marketing or business related study with a passion for the space industry

Desirable Requirements: 

  • Someone who is comfortable with jumping in at the deep end and learning as they go
  • Experience of working within teams
  • Experience in marketing or supporting business development
  • Confident communicator, both writing and speaking

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