Opportunity: Communication, Content And Marketing Intern

Robyn Barclay

Robyn Barclay

23 April 2024 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Internship Opportunity: Communication, Content and Marketing Intern, Summer 2024


Please note this opportunity is only available to University of Glasgow students, as it is part-funded by Santander Universities Internship Programme.

This role will be paid at £15 per hour – 20hrs per week and is a 8 week internship starting June 2024.

Closing date: 10-May-2024

The Role

You will be focused on marketing, research, content, communications and other work for ‘The Curve’ – our digital, data and design skills programme for the third sector. We have trained over 9000 charity professionals via our online live workshops and your input will help us take The Curve to the next level. Reaching even more charities than ever before. You don’t need to be a digital expert. You need to be a great communicator with a focus on understanding user-needs and problem solving.

Your responsibilities may include:


  • Draft, edit, and design a range of written content which will include LMS training content, news stories, blogs, and case studies.
  • Editing simple video content for a range of purposes from existing workshop footage. Training can be provided as these are very basic video skills we are looking for.


  • Support development of and regular updating of Third Sector Lab website and occasionally supporting clients.

Social media

  • Provide support to manage and update social media channels.
  • Repurpose content for social media.
  • Monitor engagement and support the evaluation of social media activity.

Creative design

  • Support teams across the organisation to create design assets for reports and publications. This will include editing and designing content using creative
    software such as Canva (training can be provided).


  • Provide support for events and training (mainly online but occasionally in person).
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of communications activity using tools such as google analytics (training can be provided)
  • Maintain communications in line with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) guidelines. Training can be provided to get you up to speed with GDPR.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures and working practices.

What’s it like to work with Third Sector Lab?

Joining Third Sector Lab as an intern will give you the chance to work with a wide range of charities, social enterprises and other organisations doing amazing work. For over a decade we have been providing consultancy, training and strategy to help charities get the most out of digital.

We have won numerous awards and were named one of The Big Issue’s Changemakers of 2022.

For a bit more insight on what it’s like to work here, after her first week working at Third Sector Lab, this is what Communication, Content and Marketing Executive, Robyn, had to say.

How to apply

Open to University of Glasgow Students – apply via the Careers, Employability & Opportunity website.

Make sure to use the reference 128510. If you run into any issues, email us.

Closing date: 10-May-2024


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