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Portland Consulting Engineers - Marketing Assistant

Graduate Internship Scheme

Location:  Graduate Internship Scheme
Salary:  £18,000 minimum per annum
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 12 December 2021
Reference:  329LFERDF21
Further details:    Job Description    

The Graduate Internship Scheme is a collaboration between the University of Sunderland, a recent Graduate and a regional SME. The Scheme has been designed to benefit both the Graduate and the company, ensuring that the Graduate takes the first steps on the career ladder whilst the company benefits from the Graduates enthusiasm, expertise and up to date knowledge.  

 The Internship is a full-time position.

The Organisation:

Portland Consulting Engineers launched in 2004 and has grown to be a well-recognised independent engineering consultancy. 

Based in Gateshead, we are designing innovative solutions; Portland strive ahead with creativity, collaboration and a passion for delivering award winning structural and civil engineering design. 

 Portland has developed and retained an excellent reputation for delivering cost effective commercially focused solutions without compromising on quality. 

In many instances we are the 'Engineer of Choice' and recognised within the industry as being prepared to think 'outside of the box' to deliver innovative designs. 

We never forget the basic requirements of a successful project - deliver the design on time and a design that the Client can afford.

The Role:

This is an exciting, entry level role in a lively design engineering consultancy that would suit a marketing graduate looking for their first step in their career. There will be an opportunity to deliver fresh ideas into the business to support their growth and productivity.

The successful graduate will support the work of, and receive mentoring by, our Marketing and Business Development Coordinator. They will assist with all marketing and administration duties, gaining hands-on experience of tasks involving all social media management, bid processes, event hosting, website management etc. 

 To view the essential and desirable criteria of the position, please access a copy of the Job Description. 

To Apply:

Please submit a comprehensive CV and Covering Letter including the reference number to before the above closing date

Please give a detailed account of your skills and experience and how you meet the stated criteria of the Internship position.   If you have any questions, please direct them to the above e-mail address.


University of Sunderland’s Careers and Employability Service

The Internship Team work closely with the University of Sunderland’s Careers and Employability Service, who can assist with strengthening your future internship applications, through providing:


  • CV advice and guidance
  • Assistance with writing Covering Letters
  • Interview practice and techniques


If you feel that you would benefit from help and guidance from the University's Careers and Employability Service, please contact the CES Enquiries line on 0191 515 2920 or by email to


This is a full-time position (37 hours). You must have the right to work in the UK for the duration of the internship to qualify for this role and must be available to work full-time. 

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