Culture, Heritage and Arts Assembly,

Argyll and the Isles:

Part time Social Media Intern



Part time Paid Photography and Social Media Intern:

Supporting initial social media establishment and project launch


Culture, Heritage and Arts Assembly, Argyll and the Isles is offering a paid part time Social Media and Photography Internship to a local graduate or someone in the early stages of their career.


The intern would work initially with our designer and brand consultant to assist in developing a communication plan and social tone of voice, while also being part of the team that will develop the Launch of this exciting 2 year project. You will be confident working remotely and travelling around Argyll and the Isles solo to document and report on Culture Heritage and Arts in the region.  


The successful candidate will be responsible for copywriting, scheduling and publishing CHArts social content, showcasing CHArts and events but also posting outside activity in the region, whether it be new exhibitions, events and gigs. The ability to build a social audience is key, as well as responding to and echoing the thoughts of the public back out during events and through social media feeds. You should have some photography and / or  videography experience that will allow you to capture the events and various audiences during the Launch of the CHArts Place Partnership Project.  The candidate will also work with the 9 hubs to support them to be active through the CHArts social media channels, encouraging guest bloggers and cross channel posting.


Having previous experience of different social networks is a must for this role along with an ability to research and make connections independently.


The Role


  • Helping to coordinate the communications strategy with the brand consultant, designer and other members of the team.

  • Documenting through photography / videography launch events.

  • Writing social media posts and finding online content to share through social media channels.

  • Responding to messages and shares, coordinating and informing the team if action needs to be taken

  • Building an audience

  • Keeping the team updated on any findings, interesting content, events or people which will be beneficial to the wider project.

  • Travel around Argyll and the Isles to document Arts Culture and Heritage  (expenses covered)  


Skills Required


  • We’re looking for a friendly, fun and efficient person who has a good understanding of marketing principles and is proficient with social media platforms with strong administration skills.

  • The ability to work remotely and manage time well

  • An interest in Arts, Heritage and Culture

  • Photography and Videography skills


This is a 3 month Internship available to a early career or graduate on a 2 day week basis, however flexibility in time would be preferred. The pay is at Living Wage Rate £8.45 . You must be from the Argyll and the Isles area.


Please send a covering letter and C.V, along with examples of photography / videography and any links to websites / previous projects to


Deadline for Submission is Friday 3rd November 2017 at 9am. You must be available to interview on Tuesday 7th November 2017 with the ability to start week commencing 13th November 2017


What is the Culture Heritage and Arts Assembly?


The Culture Heritage and Arts Assembly (CHARTS) is currently an open volunteer network of people working within Arts Culture and Heritage across Argyll and the Isles.


The mission of the group is to be instrumental in advancing Argyll and the Isles already vibrant cultural ecology, working with artists to grow local creative opportunity and establish strong economic sustainability.


The group is formed by representatives from each area that will then coordinate a hub groups to allow for unique and locally focused approaches. CHARTS will aim to become a constituted body.