Do you live for engineering and love social media?
We are looking for someone to become our engineering vlogger and ambassador for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (TEW).
The week aims to promote engineering careers with young people, particularly girls, and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible on a paid internship here at Claremont to help make TEW15 the best ever. The intern will receive the London Living Wage of £9.15 per hour.
It is a great opportunity for someone who is a natural communicator, has a passion for STEM and lives on social media.
Want to know more? Your responsibilities would include:
- Building an online community of the target audience (11-14yr old girls) using vlogs (YouTube), live videos (Periscope), images (Instagram) and promoting this activity through Twitter and Facebook.
- Creating, editing and publishing appealing videos, for example:
- Collaborative vlogs with well known vloggers;
- Using Google Keywords and Trends to find out what people are actually searching for/looking for and answering those questions;
- Discussion vox pops asking people on the street relevant engineering questions i.e. “how do you think your shoes are made?” or “what do you think an engineer does?”
- Interviews of key figures in the engineering industry;
- Piece to camera video diaries.
- Acting as a relevant spokesperson for the target audience and advocate for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week.
Ideally, you will:
- Have an interest in engineering: you could be studying STEM subjects at degree or A-Level, be doing an apprenticeship in a STEM industry or have a proven interest in STEM;
- Have an interest in communications;
- Be charismatic and able to build rapport easily;
- Be proactive in building relationships and nurturing your audience;
- Have an established online presence or a strong interest in growing an online community;
- Have a high level of verbal and written communication skills;
- Be self-motivated and resilient;
- Some work with social media is desirable;
- You must be available to work full time from August – September 2015 with most days expected to be in London – although hours and location are flexible
- You must also be available to dedicate the equivalent of one day a week (for example, this could be just over 1 hour per day each day of the week) in September and October to the campaign and available full-time (or part-time) for the week 2-6 November.
You can download more information in the job spec – Engineering Ambassador and Vlogger.
Want to apply?
Email your CV with a short covering video or 200 words explaining why you should get the job to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 4th August and the last day for interviews is Friday 7th August.