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Digital Marketing Assistant

32 Copenhagen Rd, Hull HU7 0XQ



The Humber Internships Programme (HIP) offers 12-week internships and is a great way to make an impact, gain invaluable industry knowledge and start making your mark.

If you’re aged 18+, live in Hull, East Riding, North or North East Lincolnshire and are studying full-time or have graduated at degree level (or equivalent) a HIP internship could be the perfect fit for you.

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**Please note due to the limited time remaining on this project, we are now only accepting general enquiries from those available to work full-time immediately. Post graduate students should enquire only if they want to apply for a specific HIP part-time role.**

**12-week Summer Placement Opportunity / Part-Time Graduate Opportunity **

Riva Foods

Role Title:

Digital Marketing Assistant


Hull, HU7 (Sutton Fields)

Hourly Rate:



Part-Time, 8 hours per week


12-week internship

Overview of Opportunity

Riva Foods are specialist food manufacturers based in Hull, producing spreads and butter portions, garlic slices and topped breads – supplying their specialist produce to pizza chains, wholesalers, pubs, restaurants, manufacturers and school or factory kitchens etc.

During a positive period of change for the company, Riva Foods have a new sales strategy and are relaunching a newly designed website. Coinciding with this, Riva Foods require a part time Marketing Intern – to be responsible for an increased presence on social media to build brand awareness and drive engagement with the website/sales team, alongside management of the new website.

With no previous dedicated Marketing department, and very little social media engagement, Riva Foods want to capitalise on this opportunity to strategically grow their brand and drive engagement through the social channels – utilising a Marketing internship for post scheduling and analytics, in addition to creative content generation.

Role Description

  • Working alongside Riva Foods sales team, driving the key marketing of a new website launch and social media campaign
  • Maintaining new website from launch: ensure links, such as social media links etc, are all present and functional
  • Analytics: running key to provide information and data to the sales team and other key stakeholders
  • Social Media: utilising platforms such as Instagram and LinkedIn to increase brand awareness – creating and publishing a back catalogue of images, scheduling regular posts, creating a content calendar, creating eye catching/vibrant and interactive content (highlighting organisation activity), promoting the correct identity and style of Riva Foods, promoting and signposting customers to the website (interacting on posts/groups comments etc)
  • Research: look at successful social media posts and campaigns to benchmark activity against the industry, link with other employees to utilise their network, create a database of customers to connect and interact with generating greater visibility etc

Skills and Experience (Essential):

  • An obvious passion for Marketing
  • Creative mindset to contribute innovative ideas for content creation etc
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Proactive
  • Good eye for detail
  • Knowledge and experience of scheduling social media posts
  • Experience creating content, predominantly in a social media or web-based setting, either in a commercial or education/project-based setting

Skills and Experience (Desirable):

  • Previous exposure to social media analytics, either in a commercial or education/project-based setting
  • Able to analyse data and report your findings
  • Thorough understanding of how social media content can drive engagement


  • A current student/finalist from a Marketing orientated degree or similar to be considered

Potential for Permanent Employment (if applicable):

  • No, this internship is project based with no permanent opportunity expected

Permission to work in the UK

All applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.

Please include one of the following statements in your CV or covering letter when applying for this role.

  • I am eligible to work in the UK without restriction
  • I am eligible to work in the UK with restriction
  • I have no eligibility to work in the UK in the post applied for and would need a Certificate of Sponsorship or other permission in order to take up employment



The project has received £900,000.00 of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding


8 hours per week, part-time


12-Week Internship
  • Deadline for responses 12 July 2023

Job is closed

Applications are currently closed for this job.