Content Marketing Internship - 12 month placement

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.



If you are enthusiastic, have a passion for cybersecurity, and are keen to develop your marketing skills in a fast-moving tech company then Sophos is a great choice of internship for you. 


Based within our UK content marketing team, you will get involved in planning, creating, delivering, and measuring marketing activities, tailoring messages and content to your audiences and building collaboration expertise. You will work with colleagues across the world, increasing your knowledge and experience of a global business environment.  You are likely to have a demonstrable passion for marketing and social media, and are highly motivated to learn new skills within a results-driven environment. Couple this with a creative, can-do approach and a determination to succeed and you’ll be the right person to make the most of this great opportunity.


Main tasks:

  • Creating new social media content, including building social tiles.
  • Daily management of Sophos’ social media community; monitoring activity, identifying issues, posting approved content, tracking engagement.
  • Identifying top-performing social content and working with regional marketing teams to create and post localized versions (no translation skills needed).
  • Identifying new opportunities for Sophos e.g. spotting trends, topics, proposing platforms.
  • Participating actively in brainstorming ideas for new content, bringing your unique perspective as a student to the team.
  • Creating new marketing campaign assets, including toolkits, emails, videos.
  • Compiling the monthly product lifecycle update, working with the product marketing team to consolidate product information for the wider business.
  • Writing and editing articles for the Naked Security and Sophos News websites.


Skills and experience required:

  • Current student of Marketing, Business or other relevant field
  • Good project management and organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of social media
  • Strong written skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of MS Office


Please note that the internship may begin working remotely (from home) and will only return to the office once safe to do so, following government guidelines. The online assessment day will take place early December 2020 with the internship starting in June 2021.



Equal Opportunities & Privacy

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. If you choose to explore this opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos.  If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights.  If you have any questions about Sophos’ data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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