Commercial / Product Development Intern – Online Business 

Burnley, Lancashire
£18,000 per annum Plus Benefits
19 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial / Product Development Intern – Online Business  
Earby, Lancashire  

Are you an enthusiastic and proactive individual with a great eye for detail? Looking to gain valuable industry experience and increase your skill-set as a Commercial / Product Development Intern?  

If so, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn, grow and make your mark on a leading company’s online presence.  

Who will I be working for?  

Our client is a successful holiday home provider with properties set in stunning locations throughout the UK, Ireland, France and Italy. Offering decades of expertise, their collections are carefully collated to match even the rarest of getaway whims.  

Now, they’re looking for a Commercial / Product Development Intern to join them on a 12 month contract, starting in early October 2018.  

What are the benefits?  

- Salary of £18,000 per annum  
- Learn from an experienced and friendly team  
- Directly contribute to our client’s ongoing online growth  
- Fun and fast-paced environment  

This is a brilliant opportunity to take your next step with a growing organisation that invests heavily in their people and technology.  

You’ll have the chance to work with various areas of the business, including product data management, property recruitment, marketing, finance and commercial, giving you key insight into how a successful property business operates.  

Our client believes in the importance of giving back, which is why they’ve worked to integrate sustainability, philanthropy, human rights and corporate social responsibility into their culture and the way they operate.  

What will I be doing?  

As a Commercial / Product Development Intern, you’ll design property collections on the website, allowing customers to search for holiday homes in-line with their requirements.  

In this varied role, you’ll help to identify what customers want in a property, whether that be a seaside location, a toddler and baby friendly home or a hot tub heaven.  

You’ll then create property collections on the website to improve the website’s search function, so customers can find their dream getaway with ease.  

Specifically, you will:  

- Review cottage collections and property features  
- Use research, data and analysis to recommend ways to improve the website’s search function  
- Manage long-term projects for the Product Team to improve the saleability of holiday homes  
- Assist with ad-hoc tasks, such as responding to email queries, data management and PR activities  

Sounds great! What do I need?  

- A driving licence for both your induction and for regional meetings over the year

- Strong analytical skills, including experience of interpreting data and MS Excel and the ability to read and understand data
- Intermediate MS Office skills  
- Good commercial acumen  
- Strong numeracy skills  
- Excellent organisational abilities  
- Great communication skills  

Our client welcomes applications from candidates based anywhere in the UK.  

Ideally, you’ll have experience of managing projects or manipulating and interpreting data, but this isn’t essential.  

Other companies may call this role Operations Intern, Marketing Intern, Trainee Marketing Assistant, Product Management Intern, Junior Operations Assistant, Junior Marketing Assistant or Graduate Marketing Assistant.  

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