Digital Intern | British Bank 

Job Reference: SS23LBGDT1

  • Start date: July 2023 
  • Salary: London Living Wage 
  • Who can apply: Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Duration of internship: 12 weeks 
  • Internship format: In-office (Hybrid)
  • Office location: London

We are a financial services group (Bank) focused on retail and commercial customers – with millions of customers in the UK, and a presence in nearly every community.

It is our role to help businesses and individuals, while making a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate. The Digital Team is looking for an intern who will be integrated within the broader Digital, Social and Creative Studio.

The intern will have the opportunity to participate in high-visibility campaigns across diverse business units and establish connections with key stakeholders, including Investor Relations and Careers. The work carried out will be widely seen by thousands of individuals and will play a crucial role in ensuring the delivery of top-quality content that aligns with digital best practices and drives impact.

An intern joining our team will be encouraged to bring fresh perspectives, bold opinions and new ideas to the table. As part of the team, they can expect to undertake a wide range of tasks to support on delivering the group strategy.

Tasks you could be doing include:

  • Work on a Content Management System to amend existing content, upload new content and build new pages
  • Taking the lead in conversations about how we support business areas to share their communications across our website
  • Being on hand to support with any queries about the website, our digital presence, and how best to communicate using the website
  • Being part of the monthly Digital and Social Media planning sessions, thinking of new ways to deliver content across the website and our Social Media channels.

Opportunities that will also be available:

  • Copywritingwe write a number of articles each month that appear on the website. These cover a range of topics including housing, sustainability, inclusion, and diversity
  • Technical skills developmentour team works closely with engineering teams so there is scope to learn more technical skills
  • Analyticswe provide analytical data and reports across the business on how content is performing and there is opportunity to learn about this and take ownership of reporting
  • SEOthe team provide SEO updates, particularly across GCA, so there would be training available

Essential skills / experience:

  • An interest in or at least an understanding of the digital world
  • Highly organised with great attention to detail
  • A natural communicator who is comfortable liaising with stakeholders
  • Time management and the ability to prioritise
  • Creativity
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn

Desirable skills / experience:

  • Some knowledge of how content management system work
  • Have experience of delivering communications through articles

Qualities we are looking for:

  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn and take on new challenges
  • An interest in Digital communications
  • Enthusiasm
  • Someone who is a team player and has the ability to work well with others
  • Someone who is able to take initiative and suggest new ways for us to do things or improve existing processes

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: SS23LBGDT1

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.