Derry 2.0 - Digital Derry Looking for Interns / Student Placements

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Digital Derry is looking for an intern (or interns) to work with us on a number of exciting projects over the coming months – including a major festival event, our own internal marketing, digital content development and some business planning stuff.

Here’s the basics:

We need you for a minimum of 3 months but it could be longer if you’re up for it;

Full-time is ideal but part-time/flexi is fine too;

Internships are unpaid but we will cover basic expenses and you may get to do some travelling on us;

You’ll be based at the Chamber of Commerce but with some scope for working from home too.

You:

You’ll ideally have either a degree or some experience in one or more of the following: Digital media, design or development, Marketing or events, Business;

You’ll be a sharp cookie and able to work under your own steam;

You’ll be looking to build your own portfolio, profile and contacts;

You’ll be able to get started some time in October;

You’ll be comfortable with social media tools and enjoying interacting online;

You’ll be excited about getting your teeth into a real project;

You’ll have ideas and be keen to put them forward.

If you’re interested in the above, please send a CV or portfolio and a few paragraphs about yourself and what you’re looking for to digitalderry@gmail.com

And please check out gapni.com to see if you might be eligible for some support for your involvement.

Derry-based Sellerexpress is now hiring!

In line with its expansion plans, Lucid Interactive Ltd (developers of Sellerexpress.com) is looking to recruit a Support Desk Technician to help deal with increasing levels of customers and a Sales and Online Marketing manager to help them get even more.

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious and talented individuals and offers a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, expanding, company and to influence its development and success. Highly recommended!

You’ll find more information in the Opportunities section of the Digital Derry website at http://digitalderry.org/opportunities .

Belfast Media Festival, October 14th

The Belfast Media Festival on Friday 14th October, is a major annual event for anyone in the creative sector in Northern Ireland who wishes to consider and debate the next stage for one of the fastest growing, and most important sectors to the Northern Ireland economy.

Top speakers from across the industry will give their insights, and key players in the Northern Ireland media sector will share their hopes and plans and be on hand to answer your questions.

We will discuss how technology will change the way content is produced, new streams of income generation in the region, the skills which will be required in the future and the changing needs of the local audience.

The event is presented by BBC Northern Ireland, in partnership with the BBC Academy, C4, UTV, Skillset, DCAL, DELNI, NI Screen and Bafta. You can register free online at www.belfastmediafestival.co.uk

Mark Nagurski is Derry’s Digital Champion, based at the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce. You can contact him by email to digitalderry@gmail.com or by visiting www.digitalderry.org