Communication, Media Practice & PR: Ospreys Rugby Postgraduate Scholarship at Swansea University: Marketing Communications Co-ordinator

  • £1,500
  • Deadline: August 20, 2018
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This is a very exciting opportunity for an MA in Communication, Media Practice and PR student to gain work experience with one of the UK’s leading sports club brands, Ospreys Rugby. The successful applicant will be required to do a work placement with the Ospreys Commercial Marketing team at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, with some additional meetings taking place at the Osprey’s training facility in Llandarcy, Swansea. The scholarship is worth £1,500 and the successful applicant will:

Undertake a work placement for one day a week working within the Ospreys Commercial Marketing Team or independently for the duration of the MA course.Participate in Ospreys Commercial Marketing team meetings.Help produce and implement a marketing plan relating to the promotion of Swansea University’s sponsorship of the Ospreys rugby team; this will include the identification of promotional challenges and strategies for a number of different stakeholders such as promotion to Swansea University students.Help produce social and digital media content in support of the marketing plan.Help identify and negotiate deals to support / improve the match-day experience.Attend match day events to take part in promotional activities.

There is a significant opportunity to link this scholarship and placement to the final MA project / dissertation which will be undertaken from June to September.

Eligibility

Applicants for the MA Communications, Media Practice and PR should have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field (arts and humanities, business and management) achieving an average of 55% or above.

Applicants for this scholarship should also have a demonstrable interest in professional sport and/or rugby.

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU students only.

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Benefits

The scholarship is worth £1,500.

The successful applicant will have access to a £500 marketing budget to support the project work undertaken at the Ospreys.

Application

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