Marketing and Media Work Placement

Social Enterprise 8 Week Work Placement: Burton Street Foundation

Marketing and Media Work Placement

Open for applications: March 2017           Commences: Mid June

Employment type: Temporary                   Remuneration/ Pay rate: £2,000 bursary

Location: Sheffield                                    

Interview date: 10/11/12 May 2017 (TBC)

Brief Description

The Burton Street Foundation is a not for profit community business providing services to over 200 adults and children every week, as well as providing space for over 50 charities, community groups and business tenants. We deliver these services from 4 large buildings with rooms comprising a café, gym, sports hall, sensory room, function suite, art room, indoor park and recording studio to name just a few. BSF is financially self sufficient and successfully operates within the Third Sector. We employ over 100 people in total, helping us to provide services such as a bistro, parent and toddler group and training programs.

Person Specification

  • Friendly, outgoing character with the ability to communicate with people of all backgrounds and abilities.
  • Organised and self-motivated to learn.
  • Ability to build relationships and trust quickly.
  • Flexible in attitude and availability, willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Willingness to undertake new tasks.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to contribute, and learn from, teamwork.
  • Experience using Adobe software, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to write engaging copy for a wide range of audiences.
  • Experience using CMS or willingness to learn.
  • Good photography skills.
  • Strong English writing and communication skills.
  • Experience using various social media platforms for promotional and informative purposes.

Areas you'll be helping with:

          Media & Marketing

  • Write and draft press releases.
  • Assist in the development and promotion of events.
  • Assist in market research.
  • Update website.
  • Write and create external and internal marketing materials.
  • Daily media maintenance tasks.
  • One day a week: working with learning disability provision for adults and children – providing creative activities in music, drama, sport, dance, art etc.

APPLICATION FORM: Click here to apply