Communications Intern

Posted on Aug. 21, 2023 by InternPlug

  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Communications Intern

This role is open to University of Leeds undergraduate students and recent graduates only

Fixed term internship for up to 12 months starting September/October 2023

Grade 3 (£19,578 – £20,761 p.a.)

This opportunity is open to University of Leeds placement students or recent graduates who have completed their undergraduate or Masters degrees, or who will have completed their studies to be able to take up full-time work in September/October 2023.

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Do you want to gain skills and experience in communications, whilst also making a positive contribution to students studying at Leeds?

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the Libraries and University, whilst developing your own skills and experience. You will promote the Libraries and engage students with our resources, events and services.

Our Libraries are key to student success, providing access to information and resources for study and research projects, developing academic and digital literacies alongside subject knowledge, and creating physical and digital spaces for different learning styles to flourish. We spark intellectual curiosity and enable new discoveries through our rich collections and we connect ideas, knowledge and communities.

We are looking for a proactive and creative individual to support the delivery of our communication and engagement activities. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to interact with a diverse range of people. You’ll enjoy using your initiative to solve problems and your creativity to produce engaging content across a range of digital channels.

You will gain experience in developing and delivering effective communications and engagement campaigns for different audiences within a complex institution. There will be opportunities to get involved in various projects and initiatives that support the Libraries vision, Knowledge for All, and our culture shift.

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting and rewarding role complete this application form.

Please read the candidate brief linked below for the full job description.

To complete the form you will need:

  • A CV that is no longer than two pages long (please see the Careers guidance on CVs)

Please upload your CV as a Word or PDF file to a shareable file space such as OneDrive, Google drive or iCloud. Please check your sharing settings and the link to make sure that we can view your document.

  • A short video(maximum 2 minutes) showing:
    • what relevant skills or strengths can you bring to this role
    • how this role would benefit you and your future career.

You can record the video on your phone, computer or camera. Save it as an mp4 file to a shareable file space such as OneDrive, Google drive or iCloud. Please check your sharing settings and the link to make sure that we can view your video.

Complete the online application form. Please do not submit applications via email.

Get to know us

Visit Your career at University of Leeds Libraries to find out about our values, culture and ambitions.

What we offer in return

26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that’s over 40 days a year!

Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance

Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.

Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Katy Sidwell, Communications and Web Content Manager


Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Professional Services
School/Institute: Library
Category: Operational Support
Salary: £20,948 to £22,214 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Release Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023
Closing Date: Monday 04 September 2023
Reference: CSLIB1394

Advertised until:
Sept. 20, 2023

Are you Qualified for this Internship Role?

Share with Friends!

Similar Internships

2024 Internship - IBM Marketing & Communications Intern - NYC, NY

Introduction Uncover and transform insights into creative experiences that matter to your c…

Communications Intern

At Tricon Residential, we are reimagining rental living in Toronto. Tricon was the first mover…

Communications Intern- Summer 2024 Internship

The company What we expect The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U! TK Elevator …

2024 Communications Internship

As we build a diverse, equitable and inclusive global Communications team, we are looking for pas…

Integration & Communications Intern

This position will be based in Paya Lebar Singapore. We Offer At Maersk we value th…

PR & Communications Internship - Fall '23 (New York City, NY)

About our Internships Our interns will experience on-the-job training in client services, globa…