🚀 Internship

Communications Intern

Gresham College

22d ago

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


Established in 1597, Gresham College is a charity which provides high-quality free 

education to the public in a broad range of subjects. The College aims to stimulate a love 

of learning and intellectual curiosity and to champion academic rigour, professional 

expertise and freedom of expression.

Gresham College has been providing free lectures within the City of London for over 400 


The College is now in year 3 of an exciting 5-year plan which has the primary aim of 

increasing and broadening the audience which the College reaches. Working at Gresham 

College is hugely rewarding in terms of the breadth and range of subjects covered and 

the knowledge and intellectual reputations of our speakers, as well as the opportunities 

for input into our communications and marketing programme. 

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Area of Responsibilities

Customer Relations


• To work on promoting Gresham College’s lectures including drafting and sending emails, 

listings, and occasional press releases

• To assist with running our new Schools’ oracy competition (gres.hm/competition) 

• To work front of house for events and lectures (with some late finishes at c.7.30pm)

• To assist with some of our social media channels as required

• To assist with content creation and images and creatives for the College's social media 

channels and digital marketing as and when required e.g. images, photos, GiFs etc

• To respond to general enquiries, responding to phone calls and emails as required

• To assist with day-to-day business of the College and with the College’s events 

• To undertake such other duties as may from time to time be required

This role will offer a lot of training and development opportunities for the right person

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• Strong interest and ideally background in communications

• Excellent writing skills and grammar

• Well organised and self-motivated 

• Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, google docs, powerpoint etc)

• Knowledge and experience of social media

• Able to work well in small team, contributing, co-operating and supporting other members

• Excellent attention to detail 

• Able to work under pressure with minimum supervision 

• Good interpersonal skills, especially in the role of the public face of the College 

• Flexible about working hours

• Reliable


• Educated to degree level or equivalent (or currently studying)

• Qualifications or strong interest in Media and Communications

• Knowledge of Eventbrite and mailchimp

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