James Fisher & Sons plc

Careers | James Fisher & Sons plc

We are excited you have visited our Careers page. We are seeking talented individuals that are excellent in their field of expertise and are posed with all potential and skills necessary to help us meet future business challenges.

James Fisher & Sons plc
This position is no longer available
If you would like to apply to other positions at James Fisher & Sons plc, please return to our Careers Page.
Position not right for you?
Share it with someone you know.

Marketing Graduate Intern - Copy & Content Writer

Reference: FEB20213073
Expiry date: 17:30, 10 March 2021
Location: Knutsford
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Competitive
Duration:6 Months Fixed Term Contract


For you, this opportunity will help you gain valuable experience and skills in the creation of internally and externally focused marketing materials that communicates the Group’s strategic growth agenda and value propositions, whilst being supported and mentored by the Group marketing team.

For us, this role will accelerate the development of impactful marketing communications to key stakeholder groups.


Content and copy writing

  • Researching, writing and editing content, and enforcing editorial approval processes
  • Content creation for marketing materials and multiple corporate platforms including intranet and websites
  • Proof-reading support for all types of marketing content
  • Supporting the development and implementation of content marketing plans and campaigns to achieve the greatest level of engagement and impact
  • Collaborating with colleagues to generate content opportunities, taking the initiative to collect meaningful content across the business
  • Support the production of the quarterly and internal newsletters
  • Assisting group companies with full marketing communications support
  • Providing further ad-hoc support to the Group marketing team as required

Pursue an attitude of ‘learning and development’ 

  • Develop relationships with external parties in performance of role
  • Cultivate interpersonal skills
  • Develop presentation and public speaking skills
  • Foster time management skills


  • Proactively work with other team members across our various business functions
  • Prioritize activities for the best interest of the team when working on joint projects
  • Handle any requests and deliver quality solutions if able, or escalate the request to a more senior team member when required
  • Openly share new ideas and information with other team members
  • Keep other team members informed to avoid surprises and disappointed clients

  • Demonstrate our 4 key valued behaviours: pioneering spirit, integrity, energy and resilience
  • A genuine interest in copy writing, content and project management
  • Ability to build influential relationships quickly
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Proactive approach to work and people
  • Problem solver

  • Journalism, History, English, Marketing or relevant degree qualification
  • Articulate with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good journalistic writing style
  • Ability to communicate key messages in marketing terms
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Project management abilities (ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail

This is a 6 month intern position, based at James Fisher & Sons plc in Knutsford and is an opportunity for a recent graduate that has had their employment affected by COVID19. 

James Fisher & Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.