IT and E-marketing Coordinator with Scottish School of Herbal Medicine

This internship with the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine will be exciting and varied, offering the successful intern a wide range of experience and creative opportunities.

Location: Homeworking with bimonthly visits to Arran
£7.85 per hour. Part-time, 20 hours per week for 12 weeks
Ideal start date 2 March 2015

The Scottish School of Herbal Medicine is looking to expand and improve their online profile with a view to expanding into e-commerce while developing various strands of their existing business which currently include
• A correspondence course in herbal medicine
• Face to face courses, which include an internationally recognised apprenticeship programme in herbal medicine.
• A mail order herbal business

As an IT and E-marketing Coordinator your main duties will centre around developing the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine’s two main websites: and

(This role is on a self-employed basis. 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. Please note, students in Scotland on a Tier 4 Visa are not permitted to be self-employed and therefore will not be considered for this role.)


The ideal intern will have a background in IT, web development or e-marketing. Familiarity and experience of WordPress would be extremely beneficial.

You should have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be capable of creative and lateral thinking. You should be computer literate with good admin skills. You must be self-motivated but also able to work within the ethos of the company and be a team player. An interest in the field of herbal medicine would be an advantage.


Closing date for applications is 16 February 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. 

This Adopt an Intern funded internship has been made possible through the financial support of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with match funding from the Scottish Government.  It is part of a "Business Growth Programme" supporting the third sector, micro businesses and SMEs and contributes to our wider focus of boosting economic stability by investing in graduates.  These are paid, meaningful, capacity-building internships, with monitored outcomes.