Communications Intern  (SS23BU1)


One of the UK's leading university's is looking for an Intern to join their team for 4 weeks.

  • Job Reference: SS23BU1
  • Start date: July - August 2023 (Flexible date)  
  • Salary: London Living Wage 
  • Who can apply: Undergraduates (current university students) and Graduates
  • Duration of internship: 4 weeks 
  • Internship format: In-office (Hybrid)
  • Office location: Bath - Accommodation TBC


To support the Communications Department to plan, deliver and evaluate engaging and high-quality communications to its students and staff in support of the University strategy.

The role will support the Head of Internal Communications and the Student Communications Manager in the delivery of the University’s internal communications. The role assists with the management of communication channels, creates compelling content, and contributes to and implements communications planning.

Who we are

This Comms company is a top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence, and delighted to be named University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times ‘Good University Guide’. Our mission is to deliver world-class research and teaching, educating our students to become future leaders and innovators, and benefiting the wider population through our research, enterprise and influence. 

What will you be doing?

Internal communications

  • Drafting copy for our student and staff-facing web pages, sourcing appropriate images, managing stakeholder approval and uploading to Typecase CMS
  • Drafting copy for our student email bulletins according to our content plan, along with appropriate images
  • Creating and publishing a variety of engaging content, including images and video, on appropriate social media channels, OneLan digital signage and PC screensavers

Press and media 

  • Helping to monitor local and national press for issues related to the University or university student life

Other communications

  • Contribute to communications planning and team meetings
  • You will from time to time be required to undertake other duties of a similar nature as reasonably required by your line manager. You are required to follow all University policies and procedures at all times and take account of University guidance

Essential skills / experience 

  • Experience creating written copy, video and graphics
  • Experience using a content management system and web analytics.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Team player
  • Flair to deliver creative communications solutions
  • High levels of personal commitment and an attention to detail
  • Ability to take the initiative and be proactive

How to apply 

Please apply with a CV and cover letter (no longer than 250 words) explaining your interest in the position, any relevant experience or transferable skills you may have that makes you suitable for the role. Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] 

Please add your full name and the job reference in the subject line. Applications submitted without a full name and job reference will not be considered. 

Job Reference Number: SS23BU1

For candidates shortlisted for an interview and moved on to the next stage of the recruitment process, if available, further information will be provided about the internship opportunity and the name of the employer will be revealed so further research and preparation can be done.