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Content Marketing Internship

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Content Marketing Internship

POSTED:September 24, 2021
LOCATION:Trinity College Dublin
CLOSES:October 4, 2021
Duration:Until 31 Dec 2021 (with the possibility of extension)
Reports to:Ms Oliva Waters
Salary:€14 per hour (10-20 hours per week)
Closing Date:October 4, 2021

The successful candidate will be required to take up the post as soon as possible.

Post Summary

The ADAPT Centre is seeking a Marketing Intern for Content Marketing Communications on an ad hoc casual status basis. The Marketing Intern will support and assist the Marketing and Communications Manager and Directors of ADAPT with a range of content and digital and social marketing activities and events within the ADAPT Centre. The Communications & Marketing  department sits within the Commercial team of the ADAPT Centre. The team consists of the Director of Commercialisation, the Head of Design and Innovation, IP Manager, Industry Partnership Managers, and Marketing and Communications Manager.

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to by e-mail to: Olivia Waters, Marketing & Communications Manager, 

Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the post include 

  • Contribute  to the maintenance and development of content for the ADAPT Centre website.
  • Provide editing support for our website and images for use on digital channels.  
  • Develop content for the ADAPT Centre monthly ezine and website news section and coordinate promotional mailings as appropriate such as the monthly external ezine.  
  • Assist with updating and monitoring of ADAPT Centre social media channels and continue to develop and operate a vibrant and integrated social media presence to promote the ADAPT Centre.
  • Monitor SFI, partner, and other research centre’s digital and social activities to integrate  and co-promote  where appropriate.  
  • Assist with the planning, implementing and measuring of promotional digital campaigns to maximise online lead generation, and drive event participation and audience engagement.
  • Assist with the planning, management and promotion of ADAPT Centre events.
  • Capture and edit content for the ADAPT Centre YouTube channel.
  • Assisting  with the production and proofing of promotional literature.  
  • Ensure ADAPT Centre branding on all communications adheres to regulations and advise members on branding guidelines.
  • Undertake other duties as may be required from time-to-time by the ADAPT Centre Director or Executive Director.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate would be a Business graduate or Business Masters student in Marketing or Communications with demonstrable experience in this area, or who has completed or is currently working on an Industry project/ marketing plan as part of their course work . This position would suit a candidate who seeks additional work experience in a fast paced multi stakeholder and dynamic technology innovation environment. 


Candidates should be undergoing or have completed a BA / master’s in marketing or Communications.


Knowledge & Experience 


  • The ability to work in a small team
  • Possess an ability to communicate technical concepts in a simple and interesting way
  • Ability to plan and deliver a multi – channel marketing campaigns to reach specific audience cohorts
  • Event marketing.
  • Ability to multitask and work to multiple deadlines.



  • An interest in innovation and technology within the higher education sector.  
  • Understanding of the reach and impact of academic research.   


Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Excellent social media skills 
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong IT skills including being very comfortable with Microsoft Word and Excel 


Application Procedure

Candidate are invited to submit a CV and short cover Letter which outlines 

  • Demonstrable experience in marketing communications relevant to the role
  • Two examples of experience in planning and executing digital marketing campaigns using an array of different channels. 



ADAPT is committed to achieving better diversity and gender representation at all levels of the organisation, across leadership, academic, operations, research staff and studentship levels. ADAPT is committed to the continued development of employment policies, procedures and practices that promote gender equality. On that basis we encourage and welcome talented people from all backgrounds to join ADAPT.

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