Friday, 1 April 2011

Research and reporting internship

At Adfero we are currently taking applications for our Research and Reporting Internship programme.

A two-week internship focused primarily on the Researcher/Reporter role within the News Feeds division of Adfero, the UK's leading dedicated online news provider. Providing practical, hands-on news experience, the intern will work with a team of writers to help them produce content, developing reporting skills, generating news leads and ideas, and conducting telephone interviews in a B2B environment.

The office-based internship also offers the opportunity to experience some of Adfero's other products, providing an ideal platform to obtain the basics in a broad mix of journalistic skills - including search engine optimisation - at the cutting edge of online media production.

Key responsibilities:
·         Generating news leads and comment
·         Working with a team of writers to help source and research stories
·         Conducting telephone interviews
·         Writing up reports based on interviews

Key skills and experience:
·         Good news sense
·         Strong writing skills
·         Warm and confident telephone manner
·         Highly motivated and tenacious
·         Capable of working independently and as part of a team
Please see the careers sections of our Website to read review from previous candidates who have completed our 

Tenure: Two weeks with the option to extend if successful
Location: Leeds
Salary: unpaid internship; extraordinary travel expenses paid
To apply please email

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Entry level Online Marketing Executive (Temporary)

Location: Central Leeds (W. Yorks)
Salary: 16-17k
Fixed: 6 month (potentially longer)

Supporting around 500 clients, we are looking for someone who is hard working, positive, organised and a self starter but willing to learn. Whilst this role is initially temporary (six months), there is a possibility for this to become permanent.

The ideal candidate will be a quick learner with knowledge of

  • Social media (comfortable with Facebook and Twitter)
  • Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel
  • Some knowledge of SEO, HTML, Google Analytics, Photoshop or Fireworks would be beneficial but not essential
  • Willingness to learn

Main duties would include preparation of reports, analysing data, press release submission and creation and population of client social channels.

If you want to enquire about any vacancies or to discuss the vacancy further please contact the recruitment team on recruitment (at)