Content Marketing Internship

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.

Content Marketing Internship


If your 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’ll 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 using Canva.
  • 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.
  • Drafting and formatting blog articles in WordPress, including sourcing images.
  • Compiling the monthly product lifecycle update, working with the product marketing team to consolidate product information for the wider business.
  • Compiling monthly business metrics reports, using tools such as Tableau and Google Analytics
  • Creating new marketing campaign assets, including toolkits, emails, videos.
  • Writing and editing articles for the Naked Security and Sophos News websites. Participating actively in brainstorming ideas for new content, bringing your unique perspective as a student to the team.


Skills and Experience Required

  • Current student of marketing, business or other relevant field
  • Good project management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong understanding of social media
  • Strong written skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of MS Office



Equal Opportunities

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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