Digital Marketing Intern, Collins

HarperCollins Publishers

Employment Type Internship 6 months FTC
Location Hybrid · London, City of, UK
Salary London Living Wage, £11.95 per hour
Team Collins
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 23rd Nov 2023 GMT

Perks and benefits

Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Flexible benefits scheme
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.68 (22908)

Job Description

Our Collins Marketing team are looking for a Digital Marketing and E-commerce Intern to work on and support innovative campaigns for the leading brand in educational publishing.

The Intern will provide campaign and administrative support to help the marketing team deliver measurable campaigns in line with the divisional strategy. They will also have the opportunity to feed ideas into, create content for and manage some of the social and online channels within the division. This is a six month fixed term contract.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery of creative media and digital plans so that all activities are on time and within budget.

  • Provide general administrative support for the department including social media scheduling and monitoring, managing the Collins Learning social media channels, helping with digital campaigns and administration.

  • Updating the e-commerce site and monitoring engagement.

  • Working closely with other members of the marketing team, and manage elements of monthly campaigns where relevant.

  • Creating creative social campaign plans around seasonal and national moments, as well as individual brands/titles.

  • Setting up and monitoring social media activity across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

  • Reporting on email marketing campaigns.

  • Support a culture of collaboration, working closely with the wider marketing communications team to ensure the right tone of voice is used in communication.

Experience and Skills Required

  • A passion for publishing and digital marketing.

  • Experience of managing, developing or creating a social and online presence, even if it is your own

  • Any publishing or marketing knowledge would be a bonus, whether that’s work experience, experience as a bookseller or as part of a publishing society

  • Enthusiasm! We want someone who wants to grab this opportunity with both hands and is keen to work in the publishing industry

  • A team player with excellent communication and people skills

  • Innovative and creative

  • Experience/knowledge of digital platforms

  • A strong eye for detail

  • Fantastic organisation skills


  • Hybrid working model (2+ days in the office) 

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays (option to buy and sell holiday days) 

  • Enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave 

  • Private healthcare cover and life assurance 

  • Summer Hours  

  • Free access to HeadSpace, employee assistance programme (24 hour helpline), mental health first aiders, and a wellbeing portal 

  • Season ticket loans (from day 1 for entry level) and cycle to work scheme 

  • Relocation Rent Support Loan  

  • Employee networks: HC All In (open forum), Elevate (for ethnic minority colleagues), HarperParents, Menopause at Work and Pride at HC 

  • Unlimited training on our Learning and Development portal, management courses (up to MA level) and mentoring programmes 

  • Virtual GP and eyecare vouchers 

  • Gym membership discount 

  • Onsite physiotherapy (London only) 

  • Charitable donation matching and  2 volunteering days 

  • We're a certified Carbon Neutral company 

  • Free e-books and audiobooks, newspaper subscriptions and discounts on books 

  • Subsidised canteen and retail discounts 

  • Onsite prayer room 

The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking internships or entry level positions. For more information visit

If you wish to discuss anything regarding this position and/or your application to this role, please reach out directly to with subject heading ‘Vacancy Query’ plus the job title and we will aim to get back to you within 5 working days.

Please note, if you are interested in the role you would need to submit your application via Applied. We do not accept email applications.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Thu 23rd Nov 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 23rd Nov 2023