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Marketing & Events Management Internship

full-time Wimbletech CIC London

Job Summary

Wimbletech CIC s a community interest company i.e.: a business with primarily social objectives whose surpluses are principally reinvested for that purpose in the business or in the community. Our mission is to make it possible for entrepreneurs to live good lives, to grow their businesses within affordable spaces that they love, around people they care about, whilst contributing and giving back to their local community.

By transforming under-utilized library + public space in to affordable, community-centric work space, in partnership with local Councils, we...

  • Help entrepreneurs & start-ups to start up, stay up and grow up
  • Help libraries increase revenues, footfall, awareness & relevance
  • Create local jobs + income, contributing to & strengthening community cohesion

We currently have 9 x sites across London and these are run under 3 x different brands, Wimbletech (Wimbledon Library), TheWorkary (other libraries) & Rivertech (non-library space in Rickmansworth) - our founding philosophy is that anything is possible when you work together : )

We are looking for 3 x enthusiastic + committed 'Social Media + Event' interns who are ready for a challenge + willing / able to support the team as we develop + grow our unique community-centric co-working spaces - we need your help to manage, improve and grow our member base, events programme + relationships (members, libraries and local Communities) - at our existing and new sites + across London ( Wimbledon , Chelsea , Nottinghill , Brompton and Rickmansworth) , starting with immediate effect - are you up for the task? : )

Responsibilities and Duties

We need - 1 x Intern to support our Central London ( Chelsea, Nottinghill, Brompton) sites, 1 x Intern to support our Wimbledon site + 1 x Intern to support our Rickmansworth site - your responsibilities sinclude:

  • Marketing your site through both online and offline
  • Organising a programme of in house, members only / public events and socials
  • Liaising with other Community Managers to maximize the value of the network
  • Bringing a positive, outgoing, can-do attitude to the team
  • Developing and building great relationships with new / existing members
  • New prospect member site tours - curation, conversion + explain CIC project
  • New member inductions / onboarding - making all who join feel welcome!
  • Online + offline Marketing - memberships, meeting / event space, events, local partners + VIPs
  • Site management - maintaining supplies, reporting Health & Safety issues, daily checklists
  • Professional delivery of events programme - inhouse / member / public / partners
  • Maintain + help improve relationships - members, library staff, local partners + VIPs

Qualifications and Skills

Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an energetic and lively personality, with the ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Have strong interpersonal skills with a wide variety of audiences
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Have the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Have an interest in startups + local community building
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Be a strong, passionate team player with a desire to succeed

Knowledge / Skills / Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Social media experience desirable
  • Event management experience desirable


published: Nov. 20, 2017

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