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Marketing & Community Building Intern

About us:

Cordon is a pioneering agri-tech startup enabling cost effective, environmentally sensitive vineyard automation. Our mission is to revolutionise farming practices with usable, advanced, reliable technology. Our flagship product, a patent-pending smart precision sprayer, leverages sensors and control systems to minimise power usage and pesticide application, thereby drastically reducing costs and environmental impacts associated with traditional pesticide spraying.

We are a dynamic, innovative and passionate team. We believe in honesty, reliability and team work. We offer an environment where every individual has a real influence in shaping our work; each member of our team plays a vital role, contributing to our culture of curiosity, practical creativity and hands-on problem-solving. We have a bias to action, and believe in learning by doing. Our culture is collaborative, informal, and centred around delivering real value to the farmers we serve.

We're on a journey to make a tangible difference in the world, and every member of our team is crucial to our success. Join us, and be part of a mission that matters.
 

The role:

As a Marketing and Community Building Intern at Cordon, you’ll have the opportunity to dive into various aspects of marketing, from social media and digital campaigns to community engagement initiatives. You’ll play a vital role in building and nurturing our community of farmers, tech enthusiasts, and sustainability advocates, helping to spread the word about our mission and products.

This is primarily an on-site role due to the nature of the work however there is the opportunity for some hybrid work.

 

Key responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute marketing campaigns that effectively communicate Cordon’s vision and product offerings.

  • Contribute to social media management and content creation, engaging with our community across platforms to build brand awareness and loyalty.

  • Support event planning and execution, including webinars, workshops, and community outreach programs, to foster a strong sense of community and collaboration.

  • Support leadership in formalising partnerships with key stakeholders and potential pilots.

  • Gather and analyse marketing data (campaign results, traffic, etc.) to help shape future marketing strategies.

  • Collaborate with the team to create promotional materials and ensure consistency in our brand messaging.

  • Embrace continuous learning, foster a culture of curiosity and resilience, approaching challenges with humility and a problem-solving mindset.

  • Champion honesty and collaboration, contributing to an environment where feedback is welcomed and every team member feels valued.

 

We're looking for someone who:
  • Embodies our core values of curiosity, problem solving, resilience, humility, emotional intelligence, and commitment to collaboration.

  • Is currently pursuing or has recently completed a degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Business Administration or a related field.

  • Demonstrates strong organisational and communication skills.

  • Shows a keen interest in the startup ecosystem and sustainable technologies, particularly in the agri-tech sector.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and writing skills, with the ability to create engaging content.

  • Shows proficiency with social media platforms and digital marketing tools.

  • Is creative, proactive, and eager to take on new challenges.

  • Has Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

 

Remember, this is just a guide, if you don't know about all of the above, but the idea of learning about them excites you then please apply!

What we offer:

  • A hands-on internship experience that covers a wide range of marketing activities, from digital marketing to community engagement.

  • The chance to be part of a mission-driven company that’s making a tangible impact on sustainable farming practices.

  • A supportive, dynamic work environment where your contributions are valued and can make a real difference.

  • Flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance. We value the lives of our team and understand the need for work-life balance. We will consider all requests so please tell us what works best for you.

  • A dynamic, innovative, and supportive work environment where your work directly contributes to shaping the future of sustainable agriculture.

  • The chance to develop professional skills in a supportive and dynamic environment.

 

Location

Slough, England, United Kingdom (with options for flexible remote work)

Join us

If you're passionate about using your skills to contribute to a more sustainable future and eager to be part of a team that values innovation, honesty, and collaboration, we want to hear from you!

 

Please complete this screening questionnaire, then email info@cordon.ai with your CV and no more than 100 words sharing why you're excited about the role and how you align with our mission and values. Applications close on Friday 3rd May.

 

If you are successful at this stage, we'll arrange an initial phone/video call where one of the team will explain the position, introduce Cordon and get to know a little bit more about you (30 minutes).

 

Successful candidates at this stage will then be invited to an on-site interview, including hands-on activity, and presentation of a previously prepared task. They will also meet the rest of the team with tea/coffee (2.5 hours).

 

At Cordon, we have a unique opportunity to ensure our teams are diverse and inclusive from day one. We know outstanding results occur when unique individuals from diverse backgrounds come together and this is something we are keen to cultivate as our company grows. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone can thrive.

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