NEMEA Marketing Intern - 12 month placement

Abingdon, GB, OX14 3YP


We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated marketing intern to join our NEMEA marketing department to provide efficient communication and creative ideas to help achieve our goals. Your work will include collaborating with the NEMEA Marketing Managers in implementing marketing strategies across all stages, monitoring social platforms, and conducting market analysis.

In addition to being an excellent communicator, you should have excellent multitasking and organizational abilities. This internship will allow you to acquire essential marketing skills, work with experts across the globe, and provide you with knowledge of various marketing strategies. Ultimately, you will gain a comprehensive experience in marketing and will be prepared to enter any fast-paced environment in the future.



Main duties:

  • Work with Marketing Managers to ensure that agreed marketing campaign activities are delivered to plan and within agreed timelines including; creation of collateral, copywriting, proofreading, and email creation
  • Work with the Event Marketing Manager with the execution of virtual and F2F events to ensure that all NEMEA events are delivered to plan including; invites, venue liaison, design briefings, creation of delegate packs, and where necessary attend the events
  • Manage the UKIN webinars providing end-to-end support from webinar creation, registration tracking, webinar hosting, email creation, and post-activity analytics
  • Input marketing leads into the CRM system and run appropriate reports to check the progression of leads from marketing activities
  • Use internal systems such as Salesforce, SAP, Asana, MS Teams to update information, raise purchase requests, and track expenditure
  • Create copy and content for key NEMEA Marketing communications and use supporting creative tools such as Taxi and Splash to build newsletters, emails and event registration pages
  • Daily management of Sophos’ global paid media; monitoring activity, identifying issues, and posting approved content
  • Help to ensure that NEMEA subsidiary teams, including sales, support and customer services, are kept up-to-date with planned marketing activities


Skills & experience

  • Current student of Marketing, Business or another relevant field
  • Good project management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong written skills
  • Confident, self-motivated, and able to manage own workload
  • Experience of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Previous work experience in an office environment
  • Knowledge of digital marketing techniques and social media
  • Passion for technology


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.



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