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Social Media Content Creator Graduate Intern

Graduate Internship Scheme

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £21,030 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Friday 30 June 2023
Reference:  UNIJC527

The Organisation:

The David Puttnam Media Centre is home to the University of Sunderland’s highly-rated media courses as well as some of the best production facilities in the region. 

Main Purpose of Role:

  • Create content for Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries social media channels celebrating the vibrant student experience in our subjects
  • Maintaining up-to-date FACI social channels, primarily our Instagram presence which is a key student recruitment tool
  • Drive engagement with FACI social channels by interacting with relevant organisations

Special Circumstances:

Applicants must already have the legal right to work in the UK for the length of the contract.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships:

•             A degree level qualification obtained from the University of Sunderland

Key Knowledge and Expertise:

•             Understanding of social media platforms

•             Understanding of audience engagement strategies

•             Knowledge of relevant content creation software


             Creating social media content as a student, volunteer or in a professional capacity


•             Ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal format

•             Ability to listen and interpret information

•             Ability to resolve problems and provide solutions

•             Ability to work within a team environment and also work independently

•             Ability to use a wide variety of IT packages including Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point


•             Experience of managing a channel, including scheduling content, as a student, volunteer or in a professional capacity

•             A track record of growing online audiences for social channels through non-paid methods

To Apply:

Early application is encouraged

Please Note: Interviews will be week commencing 10th July 2023.

Start Date: Early September 2023

This post is only available to University of Sunderland Graduates.

Please submit a comprehensive CV and Covering Letter within one document, ensuring to include the reference number via

Please ensure you give a detailed account of your skills and experience and how you meet the stated criteria of the position.

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