Marketing Intern: The Courtauld Gallery

3 days a week for 3 months, £6.19 per hour, starting on 21 January 2013

The Courtauld Gallery is one of the world’s finest small museums with outstanding collections and an acclaimed programme of temporary exhibitions. Set in historic Somerset House in central London, the Gallery is an integral part of The Courtauld Institute of Art, an international centre for the teaching and study of the history of art and conservation.

The Courtauld Gallery has an opportunity for an intern to work with the Gallery Marketing & Communications Manager.

Role Description


Main duties:


  • Updating the marketing database (appropriate Raiser’s Edge training will be provided)
  • Researching marketing and promotional opportunities for forthcoming exhibitions
  • Generating ideas for richer content on The Courtauld Gallery’s website and social media platforms.
  • Researching and writing content for The Courtauld Gallery’s e-newsletter.
  • Leaflet mailings and distribution.
  • Filing of media coverage and other items
  • Assisting the Gallery Marketing & Communications Manager with day-to-day tasks and office duties.

Skills required:

  • Good research and internet skills
  • Good administrative and IT skills (including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal, and interpersonal
  • Attention to detail

Skills and knowledge that will be developed:

  • Awareness of market research tools and their appropriate use.
  • Awareness of promotional opportunities in the field of London art galleries.
  • Understanding of planning a marketing campaign.
  • Ability to understand what will and what won’t generate media coverage.
  • Copywriting skills.

Please also indicate your preferred time for an internship.

For further details and an application form:

Application form
Guidelines for completing application
Equal Opportunities Monitoring form
Background institutional information for candidates


Please note that CVs will not be accepted.  All applicants must complete an application pack.

Closing Date:            12.00 pm, Friday, 11 January 2013
Interview Date:          Thursday, 17 January 2013

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