Digital Media Intern - Football

Digital Media Intern - Football Cardiff, Wales

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Full Time Cardiff, Wales 22681 GBP ANNUAL Today
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Cyncoed Campus
Grade 1A/B £22,681 per annum (pro rata)
Fixed Term (33 weeks per year)
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Part Time
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The opportunity

Cardiff Met Sport is the driving force behind sport, physical activity, health & wellbeing in Wales’ Capital City. Our mission is clear – ‘to profoundly enhance the lives of our communities, making them healthier and stronger as an outcome of engaging with us’. We work in partnership with a range of local, regional, and national partners to develop and manage sector leading sport facilities including, the National Indoor Athletics Centre, Tennis Centre, and Archers Arena on our Cyncoed Campus along with a number of 21st Century Schools across the City. We also strategically lead the delivery of a wide variety of cutting-edge development programmes across schools, communities, clubs, workforce, and health & wellbeing both on our campuses and throughout Cardiff. To continue to achieve all of this, we need ‘game changers’, people with drive, passion, creativity, and flair who see hurdles rather than problems, can think differently and want to make a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives, in Wales and beyond.

A new and exciting position has recently arisen to help us achieve this vision, working within the Business Development team at Cardiff Met Sport. We are looking for a Digital Medi Intern to support the Cardiff Met Cymru Premier and Adran Premier football club’s.

As a Digital Media Intern with Cardiff Met FC and Cardiff Met WFC, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in the world of social media within the football industry. You will work closely with the club as well as our events and marketing team to create engaging content, drive engagement online via our social media channels and support the events team with admin related tasks. This role presents a valuable opportunity for someone looking to use and develop their social media and marketing skills, whilst contributing to the growth of Cardiff Met’s men’s and women’s National League teams.

The Digital Media Intern (Football) is responsible for assisting the Digital Media and Marketing Officer in the production of digital content and management of social media platforms to increase engagement for the Cardiff Met Sport social media channels. The role is focused on supporting the men’s Cymru Premier and women’s Adran Premier teams.

We are looking for driven, creative and talented individuals who are keen to learn and expand their portfolio, while gaining valuable experience in the football industry.

They would likely be studying towards a relevant postgraduate degree in order to enhance their future prospects.

You will have a chance to produce work for Cymru Premier and Adran Premier football club’s and showcase your abilities to an avid audience.

This will be a busy role and represents a really good chance to learn and make your mark in a fast-paced and ambitious organisation.

What you’ll do – key duties

  • Assisting the Digital Media and Marketing Officer on managing the social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, FanBase and YouTube) for the team’s and assisting with the distribution of digital content across all social platforms.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders in the football programme to develop content and understand demands, including Performance Directors, Met FC, Met Sport, Broadcast.
  • Work with the Met FC Programme Editor to generate content.
  • Act as a media officer for the teams.
  • Graphic design for the National League team’s social media platforms, including match day graphics, fixtures, events etc
  • Organise, distribution & management of media across all media platforms
  • Building on the existing community engagement and nurturing a sense of belonging amongst the membership
  • Assist the men’s and women’s teams in developing their own social media platforms, whilst following brand guidelines and templates to create a more uniform appearance across the team’s.
  • Analyse social media analytics and statistics to inform improvements
  • Assist in managing and developing the social media schedule.
  • Organise and post media of various formats and distribute across all platforms
  • Film and edit videos for use on Cardiff Met FC/WFC social media channels.
  • Ensuring uniform tone of voice and content for all communications.
  • Monitor and reply to inbound messages on social media.

Why join Cardiff Metropolitan University?

In 2020, the University was named The Sunday Times ‘Welsh University of the Year 2021’; in 2021 it became the Times Higher Education ‘UK and Ireland University of the Year 2022’; and in 2022 it was ranked the top university in the UK in the People and Planet Green League.

You will be working within our professional sport department, Cardiff Met Sport. The department is a hugely impactful team providing health and wellbeing opportunities for students, staff and the local community. Cardiff Met Sport has grown extensively since 2020, benefiting from the release of the new Cardiff Met 2030 Strategy whereby sport has become central to the university objectives. Sport at Cardiff Met has a historic reputation of excellence and professionalism. This roll will benefit from working alongside many other leading sports professionals.

In addition, the University offers highly competitive terms and conditions including:

  • Annual leave of 25 days, rising to 30 days after 1 years’ service, plus 12 bank holiday / concessionary days (pro rata if part time).
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous contributions.
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities.
  • Excellent family friendly policies.
  • Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership, plus subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage.
  • Access to all library facilities.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work.
  • Free family access to our independent specialist wellbeing support provider, Health Assured.

If you would like to talk with us about this opportunity please contact Rhys Russell, Digital Media and Marketing Officer, at [email protected]

Should a high volume of applications be received, we may need to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible.

The University is committed to creating a highly inclusive culture. We offer family friendly and flexible working arrangements and a range of staff networks, forums and events to support and develop our people. We warmly welcome applications from those traditionally underrepresented in the higher education sector.

Further information

Please read our Candidate Pack or visit our staff recruitment website for information about working for us, our culture, benefits, work-life balance and our career progression and development opportunities.

Digital Media Intern - Football
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom
John Bernard James Cappock
$25 to $50 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
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