Key Working Relationships - The Churches Conservation Trust

Role Description
Communications Intern
This role will enable the Intern to gain an understanding of
marketing and events within the heritage/conservation sector
and provide support to the Income Generation team in their
fundraising initiatives.
Responsible to:
Kevin Crowe, National Marketing Manager
Number of hours:
16 – 24 hours per week
Length of Contract:
13 weeks/3 months
Key Tasks
Fundraising projects may include:
Research into how the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) may be marketed on
external websites, online directories, and through merchandising, including
sourcing objects, negotiating quotes and procuring samples
Researching media outlets which the CCT might become involved with, including
their submission processes, deadlines & readership
Researching films that have taken place in CCT churches in order to promote the
availability of our churches as film locations
Coordinating the social media campaign for an up coming event
Researching case studies that can be used in press stories on the CCT
Assisting in the organisation of events, including venue research, local advertising
opportunities and target groups to take part.
Ensuring national events are accurately uploaded onto the CCT website and
internal database, ThankQ
Researching images that can be used by the CCT, collating and filing them
Administrative tasks may include:
Website maintenance support, including writing content for the website
Using Vocus, our media monitoring and contact database, to record and save
mentions of the CCT in the media
Updating CCT media contacts
Assisting in the coordination of mailings to press/supporters
Supporting the maintenance of CCT social media platforms, including Facebook
and Twitter
Competitor Analysis, including compiling a report on the PR & Marketing practices
of a major competitor
Ad Hoc PR support as and when required
Administrative office tasks as directed, including data input and filing.
Organising our Church Guides in an efficient and logical manner
Additional Information
Health and Safety
Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed on them under the Health and
Safety at Work Act (1974), and to ensure that agreed safety procedures are carried out
to maintain a safe environment for employees, patients and visitors. All staff have a
responsibility to manage risk within their sphere of responsibility
All Trust employees are accountable, through the terms and conditions of their
employment, and statutory health and safety regulations, and are responsible for
reporting incidents, being aware of the risk management strategy and emergency
procedures and attendance at training as required.
Data Protection
If you have contact with computerised data systems, you are required to process and/or
use information held on a computer in a fair and lawful way. You are also required to
hold data only for the specific registered purpose and not to use or disclose it in any way
incompatible with such purpose.
Person Specification
We are looking for someone with:
Experience of working with Microsoft software packages including Word, Excel
and Outlook
Experience of working in an office environment an advantage
Research experience is desirable but not essential
Self-motivated and able to use initiative
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Able to manage time efficiently
Energetic, humorous and enthusiastic
This role is ideal for someone who:
Is keen to develop an understanding of marketing, PR or events within a
fundraising environment
Wants to pursue a career in the charity and/or heritage sector
Would like to experience working in a fast-paced office environment
Wants to develop an understanding of the current marketing initiatives in the
heritage sector
Enjoys liaising with many different kinds of people, from those in management to
volunteers on the ground
Is looking to find a permanent ‘Assistant’ or ‘Officer’ role within a charity, for
example a Communications Assistant or Marketing Officer
Key Working Relationships
Working to the National Marketing Manager, the post holder will also have regular
contact with the Director for Income Generation, the National PR and Events Officer,
the Community Fundraising and Events Officer, regional Marketing Officers and