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Tyndall (Paid) Marketing Internship 2022

Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork invites applications for a Marketing Communications Internship. Tyndall is a leading deep-tech European research institute and is one of Ireland’s six National Labs, specialising in both electronics and photonics. Tyndall works with industry and academia to transform research into products in its core market areas of electronics, communications, energy, health, agri-tech & the environment. With a network of over 200 industry partners and customers worldwide, we are focused on delivering human and economic impact from excellence in research. Tyndall is home to a research community of 600 people of 48 nationalities.

We are seeking to build our brand recognition and reputation in new and existing market segments and our marketing and communications will be impact driven. It will communicate the key impacts of job creation, research excellence, skilled graduate development, industry investment, increased funding and international reach. A successful marketing and communications programme will ensure that Tyndall is seen as delivering on its strategic objectives.

 

ROLE SUMMARY:

The Marketing Communications Internship at Tyndall has been established to give post graduates the experience of working in a dynamic, creative and fast-paced work environment. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic marketer with a passion for communication and a creative curiosity.

Our internship will give you essential experience in marketing and communications, including brand management, PR, copywriting, event management, internal communications, content marketing, web and social media, marketing strategy and reporting.

 

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Report to the Marketing Communications Specialist
  • Lead on the development and delivery of their own project, to be determined on starting the role.
  • Actively participate in growing Tyndall through branding, PR and events.
  • Create and produce integrated marketing collateral (print, media, web, social media, and presentations).
  • Support Tyndall’s 40-year anniversary promotional activities.
  • Support the team in the monitoring and planning related to the future marketing research.
  • Help ensure that all communications are up-to-date, relevant and engaging.
  • Deliver on reporting and administrative tasks.
  • Support on project budgeting, financial management and processing of purchase orders.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Completed a degree course relevant to Marketing and Communications, Science, Commerce or the Arts.
  • Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking combined with creativity and resourcefulness in developing and managing marketing activities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving skills and initiative with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability as a strong team player with high level of flexibility and the confidence to work independently.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.

DESIREABLE SKILLS:

  • Pursuing or completed a Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience of copywriting for marketing materials or press releases.
  • Event management experience.
  • Knowledge of brand principles, graphic design and media editing.
  • Experience working within a complex team environment and leading project activities.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to the Marketing Communications Specialist, Michelle Farrell, at michelle.farrell@tyndall.ie