Virgin StartUp Events & Marketing Intern - Virgin Startup - Wizbii

Virgin StartUp Events & Marketing Intern

  • By Virgin Startup
  • Internship
  • England (United Kingdom)
  • Marketing

Job description

longside our team, you’ll use your organisational skill and creative flair to set-up, promote and enhance participants’ experience of our monthly events.

You’ll play an instrumental part in ensuring our events are well managed and delivered to the highest standard.

This role would suit an enthusiastic self-starter looking for an opportunity to enhance their event management skills within a world-class organisation.


Having just launched in Bournemouth 3 months ago we are now looking to launch in Brighton, Liverpool, Kent, and a host of other counties over the next few months with our monthly Meetup networking events and Masterclass workshops.
Whilst you'll be based at our brand new central Bournemouth offices there will be opportunities to travel (expenses paid).

You will be responsible for enhancing the participant experience – researching and coordinating speakers, partners and attendees for events in your region i.e. source and contact local speakers, partners
Promoting our events via social media and local press
Co-ordinating our volunteers support at events.

Responsibilities may also include but not be limited to:
Seeking new suppliers/maintaining supplier relationships
Selling events
Copy writing
PA duties

As a small company, this could be a chance for the right applicant to observe the entire workings of an organisation and rapidly gain vast knowledge of a new industry and of business operations in general.


We are a fast growing company with a work hard, play hard work ethic.
We do epic stuff, and we're in business to make a huge positive impact and serve our entrepreneur clients.
We are a non profit organisation.

In return for your high energy, determined focus and commitment to making our team and business a success we offer:

A brand new dynamic office in the centre of Bournemouth surrounded by hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.
Get to work with and learn from the best people in the industry
All reasonable expenses paid for.
Opportunity to turn the placement into a permanent position for the right candidate.
Application procedures

1. How and why you're going to be great in this role
2. What kind of knowledge and experience you have to back up point #1
3. When can you start?

Second, send it to me.

Third respond to this opportunity and include any other information you want to add (please no essays) and your contact information (preferably telephone, email and Skype).

Seeked profile


Strong organisational skills
Good communication skills
Driven and self-motivated
Social Media skills
Ability to use your initiative and maintain motivation when undertaking tasks independently
Computer literate – proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
Enthusiastic with the ability to proactively seek new opportunities
Problem solving skills


Event management skills
Project management skills
Interpersonal skills by engaging the local community and businesses in supporting our monthly Meetups and Masterclasses.
Relationship management skills in coordinating volunteers for events
Influencing and negotiation skills through liaising with local organisations
Ability to undertake tasks autonomously and independently from home as well as on site across your region
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