Marketing Internship

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Sophos Marketing Internship Circa £18K per annum Sophos makes IT security simple with complete solutions that protect networks, servers and devices, wherever they are located. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners rely on Sophos for trusted solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of SophosLabs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Why choose Sophos for your placement: We can offer an unrivalled peer group, experience across the entire marketing mix including channel marketing. An opportunity to gain experience in a fast paced global B2B leading technology company. Find out more at If your enthusiastic, have a passion for technology and are keen to put your Marketing skills to the test in a fast faced and varied environment then Sophos could be a great choice of placement for you. You will work with the UKI Marketing team to plan and deliver marketing campaigns that will inspire your audience and grow the Sophos business, you will be involved in supporting all aspects of a campaign from planning to measurement of success. UKI Marketing work closely with the UKI Sales team, ensuring join up on strategy to deliver the goals for the region. You'll also get the opportunity to join regular online meetings with colleagues across the world increasing your knowledge of working within a global business environment. You are likely to have a demonstrable passion for marketing and are highly motivated to learn new skills within a results-driven environment. Couple this with a creative approach and a determination to succeed and you'll be the person to make the most of this great opportunity. This role is based at our £32M headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire Requirements of role • Ensure that agreed marketing campaign activities are delivered to plan and within agreed timelines within budget including; creation of collateral, copy writing, proof reading, email creation • Market research - use industry reports, web search to gain relevant marketing data i.e. potential new partners • Event support: management of registrations, venue liaison, creation of delegate packs & event materials such as badges, freebies, where necessary attendance at events • Input marketing leads into CRM system and run appropriate reports to check progression of leads from marketing activities • Work with suppliers to source print, branded merchandise securing three quotations to gain the best possible price and quality • Use internal systems such as Salesforce, SAP, to update information, raise purchase requests and track expenditure • Provide copy and content for UK Marketing communications (Newsletters, E-mails, presentations). • Manage branded stock and print material for UK and organise the distribution of these materials to both partners and end users when required, including the shipment of event materials. • Help to ensure that UKI subsidiary teams, including sales, support and customer services, are kept up-to-date with planned marketing activities. Skills and Experience Essential • Current student of Marketing, Business or other relevant field • Good project management and organizational skills • Strong written skills • Excellent communication skills • Experience of MS Office, particularly Excel Desirable • Previous work experience in an office environment • Knowledge of digital marketing techniques & social media • Passion for technology Benefits The remuneration package includes: • Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days (pro rata) • Subsidised staff restaurant • Free beverages, fruit and pastries Working hours are 9AM - 5:30PM, Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch. Benefits
The remuneration package includes:
- Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days
- Group personal pension scheme
- Private medical insurance
- Critical illness insurance
- Death in service policy (life assurance)
- Permanent health insurance
- Travel insurance
- Personal accident cover
Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include:
- Subsidised staff restaurant
- Free beverages, fruit and pastries
If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Sophos prior to having a signed agreement from Human Resources. Sophos is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to Sophos and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention. Thank you.