Vacancy: Marketing Intern

February 2016

About InSinkErator

InSinkErator was founded in 1927 by an architect called John W.Hammes. He invented and patented the world’s first food waste disposer in his home town of Racine on Lake Michigan near Chicago. Over 80 years later Racine is still the global head- quarters for InSinkErator which is the largest manufacturer of waste disposers in the world with millions of units are manufactured every year. The company added instant steaming hot water taps to the range in the early 80’s and is one of the market leading brands since then.

The business has operations in 80 countries with manufacturing mainly in the US but also now in China. The global website at www.insinkerator.com has a lot of the background story with the development of a brand through nine decades.

European head-quarters are located in Croxley Business Park, Watford, Hertfordshire.

General Summary

As the Marketing Intern for InSinkErator Europe you will be based in our offices in Croxley Green / Watford Business Park. The successful candidate will be part of the small marketing team (Marketing Manager and Digital / E-commerce Manager)

The role will cover branding, Advertising / PR, Digital, Comms, etc… providing you with a well-rounded amount of experience in multiple aspects of marketing.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Comms

  • Check PR releases under the guidance of the Marketing Manager
  • Create and manage a booklet of PR / Comms activities and distribute to sales team
  • Liaise with agencies, monitor job progress and attend meetings if necessary
  • Assist with marketing materials design and contents including proofreading and adhoc copywriting tasks
  • Market research including competitors’ comms campaigns, market trends, PR news, etc…
  • Assist with PR events and exhibitions preparation

Digital

  • Managing the company’s Twitter account under the guidance of the Digital Marketing Manager
  • Making minor content updates / uploads to Drupal websites
  • Social media and news monitoring
  • Outreach to promote new content initiatives
  • Assist with adhoc copywriting tasks
  • Competitor research

Admin

  • Send product images and any other materials to sales team as and when requested
  • Prepare a monthly marketing update to be distributed to the company
  • Organise the internal shared drive

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Have a keen interest in marketing and digital
  • Have a strong desire to learn and be flexible in the role
  • Ideally be studying for a marketing degree / or being newly graduated
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

What's on offer

  • 1 to 2 days work per week with a salary of up to £70 per day
  • Extra work available during the holiday periods

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to christopher.vellabone@emerson.com