Marketing & Communications Intern

£19,585 - £20,075 | Fixed-term post for 6 months | 35 hours per week | London WC1H

The ACU is an international organisation dedicated to building a better world through higher education. Working for the ACU provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking a career in a membership organisation or international higher education, or those with a specific interest in scholarship administration or one of the ACU’s externally funded projects.

This role supports the Marketing and Communications team in raising the profile of the ACU through new and existing communications channels. This includes creating engaging and relevant content for the ACU’s website and social media channels, editing content for impact and accuracy, and monitoring and evaluating communications activities. Interns will be encouraged to present their own views and ideas.

The intern will work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship having gained strong marketing and communications experience. This is an opportunity for the intern to further their career path and add to their skillset.

This could be suitable for a recent graduate or a student looking to gain valuable experience.

Our benefits include 31 days holiday per year (including 4 Christmas closure days) plus bank holidays, competitive pension scheme (10% employer contribution plus 5% employee contribution), season ticket loan and excellent support for learning and development through a range of educational and networking activities.

At the ACU, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of gender, race, religion, marital status, disability, age, and sexual orientation.

As Marketing and Communications intern you will be employed by ACU Trading Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary.

How to apply
Closing date: 16th March (12pm)
Interview date: 19th March

Job profile

Applicants should submit a current CV and a detailed covering letter (maximum two pages).

The covering letter must state what you can bring to the post and how you meet all the criteria of the role. Please also provide details of your current salary.

Applicants should also complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form

Please send the covering letter, CV and completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form by email to by 12pm (GMT) on the closing date. Please indicate in the subject line of your email that you are applying for the post of Marketing and Communications Intern.

Applicants may address the covering letter to the Head of HR.