Economic Development and Tourism Intern

7 days left

Location
Council House, Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AF
Salary
£17,842 - £18,562
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
08 Aug 2021
Job Ref
HR0000000558
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Malvern Hills District Council is a great place to work, with high levels of resident satisfaction and motivated staff who enjoy working with us. Located in South Worcestershire the district boasts a beautiful natural environment, a rich heritage and plenty to do and see. Malvern Hills District is also ranked in the top 20 best rural places to live in the UK.

We pride ourselves on being a progressive organisation who spends our time and energy on what we know matters to our residents and communities – things like creating jobs, keeping the streets clean, helping people feel safe and preventing homelessness.

Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and as a result we are always looking to recruit, develop and retain the very best talent we can find.  That's why, as well as a satisfying job, we offer a range of attractive benefits, such as flexible working arrangements, generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme, plenty of opportunities for personal development, and discounted gym membership.

We share a Chief Executive/Managing Director and a joint management team with Wychavon District Council.  Whilst they retain their own political structures and distinct identities, the joint management structure allows us to maximise the opportunity to deliver a wide range of good value services to our customers and communities, and operate and develop shared services and partnership arrangements with each other and with other councils.

Economic Development and Tourism Intern
£17,842 - £18,562 per annum pro rata
12 Month Fixed Term Intern Placement

In this exciting new placement role you will assist the economic development team in delivery of its varied range of business support, skills, town centre and tourism activities gaining a wide range of communication, marketing and project delivery skills. Economic Recovery following Covid is a key priority for the Council and this role will provide additional capacity to deliver its initiatives particularly around Skills, Town centres and tourism.

The post holder will be providing a range of marketing and communications functions including social media promotion, writing web content, publication content and layout for the service across a range of projects. You will also support the ED team in the planning, implementation, and subsequent monitoring and evaluation of a wide range of projects from events, campaigns, grants and business engagement.

This is a diverse role offering the successful candidate a great opportunity to develop a range of skills and experience supporting the businesses, residents and visitors of the Malvern Hills.

This is a one year fixed term contract considered most suitable for students seeking a year in industry in Marketing, Communications, Events, Project Management and Business studies disciplines.

Personal attributes

  • Ability to contribute individually and participate effectively in a team environment
  • Flexible can do attitude
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for promoting the area.
  • Self-motivated

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
  • Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, blogs, etc
  • Excellent keyboarding skills & IT literacy
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel throughout the County
  • Understanding of Search Engine Optimisation and Google analytics
  • Project Management experience
  • Marketing experience
  • Experience of written and spoken communication activities
  • Customer Service or Events experience

To discuss the post or for further information, please email Simon Smith on simon.smith@malvernhills.gov.uk or call 01684 862199

 

Closing date: Sunday 8 August 2021

 

Interview date: Tuesday 17 August 2021

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification
Employee Benefits

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