Work with us! We're looking for a marketing intern

Work with us! We're looking for a marketing intern



Spend Network is a small startup that specialises in using open data on government spending and contracting to improve the way Government spends money, to combat corruption and to improve the effectiveness of public tendering.  Our customers come from private sector and government. They buy raw data, online analytics and professional research services from us.

We’re committed to open data and regularly work with NGOs like the Open Contracting Partnership and Transparency International to highlight how public procurement could be improved.

We’re a small team of six with a based in a startup hub in Westminster, London. We welcome home and remote working and encourage a culture of self-reliance.

The role:

We have multiple sources of data, from our own data on who is winning contracts, to data from our website analytics and social media accounts. We need to bring this data together and to use it to create new leads for the business.

We’re looking for someone to work with our existing data and to bring new sources of data together to understand how we can create warm leads for our work.  Some people might call this ‘growth hacking’, but we don’t like the implication that there’s some sort of magic bullet or ‘cheat’ for your business.

The role would suit a graduate who has strong analytical capabilities and an interest in using marketing to drive growth. While this is not a sales role, it is a commercial role, so you will have some contact with customers and you need to be ready to explain our products and services to potential customers as part of your work.

Main tasks:

  • Combining and analysing data from multiple sources to determine the effectiveness and impact of our sales and marketing efforts

  • Running social media accounts including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

  • Contributing to the Spend Network/Open Opps blog and publicising its contents

  • Identifying and following up on new business leads

  • Contacting business leads to introduce our products


  • Keen interest in the analytical side of marketing

  • An understanding of how to establish a theory of what might be effective and to then test its effectiveness

  • Proven ability to analyse data using Excel

  • Excellent verbal communication with the ability to explain our products to potential customers

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Experience in using social media to promote activities, events, organisations or products

  • Enthusiasm for working in a startup company


Please send a CV of no more than two pages of A4 and a written statement of no more than one page of A4 to by the 16th of March.


  • £80 per day

  • Opportunity for the right candidate to join the team full time.

  • Work with an ambitious and knowledgeable team, who are passionate about having an impact on the world.

  • A role with immediate responsibility, working directly with the founder to help grow the business.

  • Opportunity to grow your career in one of the leading CivTech businesses in London

  • Ability to work remotely, although it will be necessary to spend some time in London at the outset of the contract.

It’s a great opportunity to shape the marketing strategy of a young and innovative business, providing valuable experience in business to business marketing. The internship will last around three months (might be longer, might be shorter), this will be long enough for the right candidate to prove their worth and to make the role a permanent one.


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