Brand Development Intern with Islay Spalding

Islay Spalding is a jewellery designer and maker who specialises in bespoke Kilt Pins. Each unique Kilt Pin marries a traditional feel with contemporary design to create timeless Scottish highland-wear.

Location: Dundee
£7.65 per hour. Part-time, 3 days per week for 12 weeks.
Ideal start date 2nd February 2015.

Islay Spalding is now looking for a Brand Development and PR Intern. In this role you will: 

• Update mailing list
• Write press releases
• Contact the media
• Help generate promotion idea
• Create marketing materials
• Research new stockists
• Write product descriptions
• Work alongside Islay to organise a photoshoot.

(Please note that you will be invoicing Adopt an Intern as a freelance/consultant. This is a very simple, uncomplicated process. You will also be advised to register as self-employed with HMRC if you are not already registered.)


This role requires a creatively minded graduate, ideally with a design or marketing background, that can understand/learn about how to effectively communicate the business and design ethos to a wider audience. 

The successful candidate will be confident in writing and be able to translate inspirations and designs engagingly and effectively into the written word for promotional purposes. You should be able to manage your own time and show initiative with tasks. You should have strong computer skills and be able to use Photoshop, Illustrator and be familiar with social media for business.


Closing date for applications is 16th January 2015, 5pm.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.