Social Media Intern

Job Type:
London, United Kingdom

Job Purpose

The Intern programme launched in 2015 and, after four successful years with high demand, we’re going to be back, bigger and better for 2019 with a Social Media Intern up for grabs in our Sportsbook Marketing team!

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.

We have designed the programme with the student at the heart of everything, ensuring you gain maximum exposure and experience, something not all placements can offer.

Please note - the deadline to apply for this role is 8th February.

Your Responsibilities

  • Help organise and manage our team of social media freelancers both in the UK and across Europe to ensure that the brand identity is consistent across all regions.
  • Consistently monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our social channels and work with the teams on content creation, developments and improvements.
  • Produce weekly social media reports analysing all areas of our content.
  • Assist with managing agreed budgets and allocating adequate funds to achieve specific goals.
  • Create and build relationships with key stakeholders throughout the business to best leverage internal competences.
  • Work with the social media team to produce timely, insightful and engaging sporting content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in line with the BetStars brand.

What do we need from you?
We are looking for students with a spark and a passion for marketing, out-of-the-box thinkers that can bring fresh ideas to the table, and who can make their mark. You should also have that get-up-and-go hunger and passion to learn from a world-class team. You need to be a confident communicator, have an understanding of what we do and be able to work with others to achieve success.

  • Avid passion for sports and social media is integral, as is a knowledge of sports betting
  • Achieved a 2:1 or higher in your first year, and on track to achieve a 2:1 or higher in your second year.
  • Current second year student studying a marketing related degree requiring a sandwich placement


  • A familiarity with Adobe Photoshop
  • Competent at using Word, Excel and PowerPoint

The Process

1) Simply click apply, complete the application form and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter.

2) Successful candidates will be invited to the next stage where you will be asked complete an online video interview.

3) The final stage is an assessment centre in our London office in January 2019.

Our values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion

Perks and Benefits

This role offers an excellent salary and benefits package and whilst we don’t like to brag, we think we’re a pretty great place to work! Don’t believe us? Check out our Work at The Stars Group social profiles on Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn and decide for yourself.

Whilst we don’t like to brag, we think we’re a pretty great place to work! Our London office is in the heart of Soho. A modern, open plan office that boasts swanky refreshment stations and an unlimited supply of snacks.

Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties. As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours. Some courses our stars have used this for include 3D unicorn cake makingskiing lessons and learning to scuba dive.

You might only be with us for one year but we’re committed to investing in the development of all our Stars. Our in-house Learning team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress during your time with us.