Marketing Intern

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP

Marketing

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects nearly 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques, including automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more. The award-winning Sophos Central cloud-based platform integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of best-of-breed products, from the Intercept X endpoint solution to the XG Firewall, into a single system called Synchronized Security. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 47,000 partners and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.”

 

 

Sophos makes IT security simple with complete solutions that protect networks, servers and devices, wherever they are located. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners rely on Sophos for trusted solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of SophosLabs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth.

Why choose Sophos for your placement: We can offer an unrivalled peer group, experience across the entire marketing mix including channel marketing.  An opportunity to gain experience in a fast paced global B2B leading technology company.  Find out more at www.sophos.com

If your enthusiastic, have a passion for technology and are keen to put your Marketing skills to the test in a fast faced and varied environment then Sophos could be a great choice of placement for you.  You will work with the UKI Marketing team to plan and deliver marketing campaigns that will inspire your audience and grow the Sophos business, you will be involved in supporting all aspects of a campaign from planning to measurement of success. UKI Marketing work closely with the UKI Sales team, ensuring join up on strategy to deliver the goals for the region. You’ll also get the opportunity to join regular online meetings with colleagues across the world increasing your knowledge of working within a global business environment.

You are likely to have a demonstrable passion for marketing and are highly motivated to learn new skills within a results-driven environment. Couple this with a creative approach and a determination to succeed and you’ll be the person to make the most of this great opportunity.

 

This role is based at our £32M headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

 

Requirements of role

 

  • Ensure that agreed marketing campaign activities are delivered to plan and within agreed timelines within budget including; creation of collateral, copy writing, proof reading, email creation
  • Market research – use industry reports, web search to gain relevant marketing data i.e. potential new partners
  • Event support: management of registrations, venue liaison, creation of delegate packs & event materials such as badges, freebies, where necessary attendance at events
  • Input marketing leads into CRM system and run appropriate reports to check progression of leads from marketing activities
  • Work with suppliers to source print, branded merchandise securing three quotations to gain the best possible price and quality
  • Use internal systems such as Salesforce, SAP, Asana, Teams to update information, raise purchase requests and track expenditure
  • Provide copy and content for UK Marketing communications (Newsletters, E-mails, presentations)
  • Use creative tools such as Taxi and Splash to build email and webpage templates for campaigns and events
  • Manage branded stock and print material for UK and organise the distribution of these materials to both partners and end users when required, including the shipment of event materials
  • Help to ensure that UKI subsidiary teams, including sales, support and customer services, are kept up-to-date with planned marketing activities


Skills and Experience

 

Essential

 

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

 

Desirable

 

  • Previous work experience in  an office environment
  • Knowledge of digital marketing techniques & social media
  • Passion for technology

 

Benefits

 

The remuneration package includes:

  • Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days (pro rata)
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free beverages, fruit and pastries


Working hours are 9AM – 5:30PM, Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch

 

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 data protection policy which can be found here 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 reply to this or other emails from Sophos clearly stating your request, or follow the steps set out in the data protection 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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