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Graduate Internship Programme

full-time fwip London


fwip, the “world’s smallest gelateria”, is one of the UK’s most exciting frozen dessert brands. With 13 coveted Gold Stars from the Great Taste Awards, fwip has invented the world’s first smart-connected ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato and sorbet machine – the Portobello. fwip controls the entire value chain to deliver an outstanding customer experience that begins at the cow and ends on the cone. And with your help, fwip’s products can be sold everywhere the sun shines.

Most companies laud their secret recipes, fancy innovations, or even luck as the reason behind their success. At fwip, while we eat too much frozen yogurt, have some pretty funky innovations and believe that the harder we work the more luck we seem to have, the secret sauce that has us going strong into our 9th year is our people.

The company is growing rapidly and we are looking for high-energy team players to help drive our success. The company is headquartered in West London (North Acton - central line), and also has an office in Munich, Germany.

We are seeking energetic, dynamic, and driven Graduate Interns to join our growing team. Our internships offer students the opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced startup, invaluable and transferable skills in either operations or marketing, and the chance to collaborate with internal teams across our business, giving you a 360 view of how fwip works.

We currently offer two full-time Graduate Internship Programmes, one in our Operations team and one in Marketing. The interns hired for this position should expect to take on high level of responsibility and learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures.

6 Month Contract working 37.5 to 40 hours per week.

Marketing Internship Overview:

If you’re an ambitious and creative individual who wants to build a career in marketing, we want to work with you!

Duties will include:

  • Perform market analysis and research on the latest trends.
  • Design and present new social media campaign ideas
  • Monitor all social media platforms for trending news, ideas, and feedback
  • Prepare detailed promotional presentations
  • Help with the planning and hosting of marketing events
  • Research and evaluate competitor marketing and digital content
  • Contribute to the creation of mock-ups, email campaigns, and social media content.
  • Research and present New Product Development opportunities
  • Assist with daily administrative duties

Operations Internship Overview:

This is a hands-on role, perfect for a confident, adaptable graduate who wishes to develop a career in Operations.

Duties will include:

  • Assist in the development of new strategies, systems and processes that allow the business to become more efficient
  • Participate and provide input in meetings and project kick-offs
  • Working with engineers, warehouse staff to ensure products/machines are on track
  • Performing product and machine testing in the warehouse
  • Database analysis and CRM Management
  • Collate and coordinate requests for resources across the business (Warehouse, Sales, Marketing and Creative)
  • Assisting with inventory management and logistics.


  • Like a fish in water - we need you to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. You can go left and right at the same time, split yourself like an atom, bounce around being scrappy, creative and resourceful all the while trying to build structure and process.
  • You take pride and ownership in your work to a point where only the best is good enough
  • You have high energy and a can-do attitude, along with a good sense of humor and resilience. You thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment and have exceptional multitasking and organisational abilities.

Additionally, you fit the following criteria:

  • University Graduates
  • Applicants must currently have the right to work in the UK
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas


  • An opportunity to work with the Founding Team in implementing a unique creative strategy in the most exciting (non-alcoholic) FMCG category - frozen dessert!
  • A salary of £1,800 per month
  • This is a full-time position working 37.5 to 40 hours a week
  • Practical hands on experience
  • Shadowing, mentoring and training opportunities with industry professionals
  • As much yogurt, ice cream, and other frozen dessert as you can handle
  • Your work will create value and directly impact people – clients and consumers alike and your imprint on fwip will be significant and lasting
  • Relaxed dress code policy (no speedos)


We are a company that cares more than others think wise, dreams more than others think practical and expects more than others think possible – “Nobody said it would be easy, they only said it would be worthwhile.” So, if you’re up for Mission Impossible (minus the Scientology), then submit your application!

To apply, please submit your CV specifying which internship programme you are interested in, along with your short answers to the following questions:

  1. Why are you interested in an internship at fwip?
  2. What do you think will be the most challenging part of the internship?
  3. If fwip could develop any new flavour of gelato/frozen yoghurt or sorbet, what should it be and why?

No cover letters please, but any applications that do not include answers to the above questions will not be considered.

Our application process closes on Friday 20th September 2019.

Please note that despite the high volume of applications we receive, we will still reply to you! If you take the time to apply, the least we can do is reply!

published: Sept. 2, 2019

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