Marketing Communication Intern

12-week opportunity for a writer extraordinaire

Work on a real writing project from start to finish

See what it's like to work in a brand strategy, marketing and design agency

Learn from senior brand professionals


BrandMatters is a brand strategy, design and marketing consultancy based in Sydney’s CBD. We deliver the full spectrum of brand and marketing services – all under one roof. We operate at the intersection of business, brand and marketing, creating strong, enduring brands that enable business growth – and we bring them to life via effective, aligned marketing and employee branding collateral and programs. We are a team of nine - strategists, researchers, marketers, designers and client service professionals - that believes, to our core, in the transformative power of brand. This isn’t just a job to us – we love what we do!


We are looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Communication Intern to work with us for 12 weeks, during Jan/Feb/Mar 2019. This will ideally be in the form of 3 days per week (preferably Tues, Wed & Thurs) for 12 consecutive weeks. This is a paid internship.
During that time, your main project will be to research and write an eBook for publication on our website. This will involve:

  • Background reading and research - doing whatever’s needed to gain an in-depth understanding of the subject matter
  • Interviewing members of our team
  • Developing a project timeline including all key milestones and deadlines
  • Developing a wireframe for the eBook and obtaining approval of the wireframe
  • Writing a first draft of the eBook based on the approved wireframe, obtaining team feedback, writing a second draft incorporating all feedback and obtaining final approval
  • Briefing our design studio to create a design and layout for the eBook
  • Working with the studio to manage the production of the eBook
  • Obtaining internal approval of the designed eBook
  • Developing a promotional program for the eBook
  • Writing all associated promotional copy, such as emails, website copy, social media copy etc.
  • Launching the eBook online and through digital channels

If time permits, you may also have the opportunity to do additional writing such as blog articles or brand key messaging.


  • You’ll get to work on a project from beginning to end.
  • We’ll teach you about our industry and our business. You’ll learn about brand research, brand strategy, brand design, brand execution, and most importantly, about brand communication.
  • You’ll be exposed to real client projects, learn from senior brand professionals and see what it’s like to work in a brand agency.
  • You’ll get a certificate of completion.


  • You’re either between second and third year of your Bachelor of Communications, or you’re a new graduate, wishing to gain some real-world work experience.
  • You love writing and you’re excellent at it. You have the ability to tailor your writing to a particular tone of voice and the requirements of the brief.
  • Your spelling, grammar and sentence construction is excellent, and you have an eagle eye for detail.
  • You’re self-directed, a fast learner, and not afraid to ask questions to learn what you need to learn to get the job done.
  • You have a minimum credit average in your studies.
  • You’re interested in marketing communication as a possible career path.


Please email the following to Edwina Shackley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. :

  • A cover letter, describing how you meet our criteria, why you’re interested in BrandMatters and this internship, and how you can contribute to our business
  • Your CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • Your academic transcript
  • Two examples of your writing

We will contact you if you are successful in moving to interview stage.

Thank you for your interest in BrandMatters.

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