Communication, Media Practice & PR: Scarlets Rugby Postgraduate Scholarship at Swansea University: Marketing and Social Media Communications and Match-Day Experience Co-ordinator (English medium)

  • Master
  • £1,500
  • August 20, 2018

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, Scarlets Rugby. The successful applicant will be required to do a work placement with the Scarlets Marketing team, based at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli. The scholarship is worth £1,500 and the successful applicant will:

Undertake a work placement for one day a week working within the Scarlets Marketing Team or independently for the duration of the taught part of the MA course.Participate in Scarlets Marketing team meetings.Help produce and implement a marketing plan relating to the promotion of Swansea University’s sponsorship of the Scarlet’s rugby team, including its U16, U18 and U23 teams.Identify promotional strategies for a number of different stakeholders such as promotion to Swansea University staff and 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.

Own transport may be useful.

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

Benefits

The scholarship is worth £1,500.

Application

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