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Intern opportunity: Are you a Business Psychology graduate with a passion for Digital Marketing?

Updated: Feb 22




Are you a Business Psychology graduate with a passion for Digital Marketing looking for your next opportunity?

Deadline for applications: Sunday 7th March 2021


About The Work Psychologists

We are the new vanguard… a collective of passionate, highly experienced business psychologists, business leaders, HR experts, coaches, facilitators, academics, technologists and corporate veterans.


Our backgrounds are diverse but we have come together through a single, shared ambition: to make the world of work better for everyone.


If you are interested in leadership assessment and development, coaching, high performing teams, company culture and the future of work we would love to hear from you.

Job Purpose

We are looking for self-motivated, insightful, forward-thinking individuals with a genuine passion for leadership psychology. We are a highly entrepreneurial and innovative organisation, always pushing boundaries and co-creating the latest evidence-based solutions to assist our clients’ future leadership challenges.


Your work with us will be varied, offering depth and breadth as you assist on projects working with individuals, teams and organisational cultures with the purpose of making the world of work better for all. You’ll be involved in multiple aspects of the business and in particular the digital aspect of the business. You will be mentored throughout the process, with the opportunity to lead on certain areas if you have the drive and initiative to do so. This is an opportunity to add real value and have a genuine impact to the business, working with brilliant, compassionate, insightful and inventive colleagues.

You may have just graduated and be keen to get your foot in the door in a competitive and exciting industry. Or you might be looking for an opportunity to transition into the field after some time working elsewhere.

Digital marketing - skills required

  • We are looking for a highly tenacious individual who will provide ongoing support to the digital marketing of the company, by assisting with audience tracking, social media strategy, website updates, and other ongoing initiatives.

  • We are looking for an individual to drive our social media and streaming engagement with best practices, new digital tools, and platform optimisations in line with our business direction.

  • Find, engage and develop relevant target audiences via digital platforms.

  • Compiling reports for marketing and analysis.

  • You must have experience (or are willing to learn) using/maintaining social networking sites & streaming services • (Instagram, Mailchimp and LinkedIn).

  • Have an understanding and experience of using Google Analytics and other Social Media Analytics.

  • Basic knowledge of HTML, Canva and Photoshop

  • Experience with Microsoft Office - Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Key Skills and Personal Characteristics

  1. BSc Psychology, Psychotherapy, Organisational Change/Behaviour or Behavioural Economics.

  2. Proactive, self-starting and forward thinking – and we’ll need to see this from you early in the application process

  3. Someone who can hold your own, not a shrinking violet

  4. Digitally savvy

  5. An interest in coaching and leadership development

  6. Equally comfortable working on your own or as part of a team

  7. Excellent relationship builder. Curious, creative and a divergent thinker; balanced with a strong analytical mind. You’ll thrive on collaboration and execute diligently (coupled with a healthy dose of hedonism).

  8. Excellent stakeholder management, influencing skills and buckets of likeability.

  9. High appreciation of the aesthetics of good quality design (Prada not Primark)

  10. Business building skills: becoming an ambassador for The Work Psychologists, rolling up your sleeves to get things done and ability to flex as required to support a small office.

  11. Wired for continuous learning and professional development.


What you will be doing:

  • Assist in setting up the digital strategy for The Work Psychologists – working with our Head of Content and SEO consultant

  • A lot of research: everything we do is evidence-based, so you need to be not only comfortable with research but genuinely keen to dive into the literature around a multitude of topics

  • Able to translate the research into relevant, useful insights for business leaders and CEOs

  • Writing and content creation: drafting blog posts, thought papers and resources for clients

  • Contributing to various assignments both in-house and for our clients

  • 3 days a week, working from home

  • Three months with the possibility to extend to six.

You will also have the opportunity to contribute to:

  • Proposals and briefs to win work

  • Client workshops and interventions

  • Leadership assessments

  • Our supportive and informal yet professional culture.

In return, you’ll get:

  • Career coaching

  • Constant learning and self-development

  • Access to our networks of business psychology professionals from across the industry

  • The chance to get directly involved in client work

  • Experience working alongside senior experienced consultants and psychologists – you will not be doing photocopying!


Feedback from Vicky Xian, our current intern:

"Working for this powerful, people-first consultancy has equipped me with new skills, connections, and overall confidence as a business consultant/ coach. The Work Psychologists are friendly mentors, and from day one I have always felt included, valued and empowered. It doesn't matter what level I was, my voice was always heard and my needs met. TWP ensures the unique development of every team member, depending on their existing qualification and interests. Even as my internship ends, my relationship with TWP continues as my career progresses."



Next Steps:

Please register your interest by sending a CV and a concise covering email to sophie@theworkpsychologists.com. The deadline for applications is Sunday 7th March 2021.

APPLICATION PROCESS

We are keen to keep the application process as clear and transparent as possible. The process will involve 3 stages.


Stage 1 – Send your CV and a short covering email to Sophie Tomlinson – sophie@theworkpsychologists.com. In the covering email, tell us what motivates you about the opportunity. We’d also like you to write a short piece (max 500 words) on one of your favourite psychological concepts and how you would apply this to a leadership or organisational environment. The piece will need to be well-written, persuasive and a demonstration of your ability to research and translate this into digestible language.

We will be looking at how you express yourself and how well your experience matches what we are looking for. Visit theworkpsychologists.com to find out more about us.


Stage 2 – Applications will be short listed and the applicants that meet the desired criteria will be invited to complete an online psychometrics & provided with a brief to complete a task.


Stage 3 – Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a virtual interview (with our founder and another Associate) where they present the task that was set. We will also use this time to find out more about you and tell you a bit more about the role.

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