Content Operations Internship

Join Perlego as they are looking for a Content Operations Internship

Perlego 6 month Internship Programme 2023

Our mission is to make learning accessible to all, so to help us achieve that goal we are launching an internship programme, opening up opportunities for people who dream big and want to change the world.

We’re open to a broad candidate pool - you might be someone looking for a total career change, returning to work after a break, a recent graduate or someone who just wants to dive into something new and make an impact.

What we’re looking for is someone who cares about our mission, wants to make a real impact on the world of education and has a strong commitment to learn about all things related to books, content usage and publishing.

What you’ll get:

Why should you choose Perlego? At Perlego we believe in the key role you will play to achieve our shared mission. You'll belong to a culture of dreamers, team players and avid learners with a flexible, value-based approach. Here, you can become your best self, and through your talent, make a real impact in the world of education.

The numbers speak for themselves:

94% of people you’ll work with are inspired by the purpose and mission of Perlego

88% of people you’ll work with feel they belong at Perlego

90% of people you’ll work with would recommend us as a great place to work

*Stats from our latest anonymous employee engagement survey

What you’ll learn

  • Trends driving the global publishing industry
  • How content contributes to digital product usage and commercial success
  • How to drive disruptive change in business
  • How to juggle competing priorities in a rapidly scaling start-up
  • How to own and deliver complex projects
  • How to work in an Agile environment

What we do

At Perlego, there are over 100 of us working hard to make education accessible to all. In this digital age, we believe that anyone should be able to learn anything at any time. Knowledge should be more accessible, not locked behind sky-high price tags.

Over the past 5 years, our goal has been to support students across the UK & Europe to access quality books. The next stage of Perlego is twofold: 1) expand our support to students globally, and 2) build a product that goes beyond the book, a platform that helps students study smarter and more effectively.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Content Intern to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in learning about content, publishing and digital distribution in a fast-paced startup environment.

What you’ll do

  • Research and request key books from publishers in the academic publishing industry
  • Publish live content on the Perlego platform
  • Audit content on the platform to ensure valuable content is always available
  • Support the rollout of our new CRM, Hubspot
  • Help create agendas, arrange key meetings and document action notes
  • Help create decks and data reports


It’s perfect if you are:

  • Excited by working in a fast-paced start-up environment with constant change
  • Passionate about the publishing industry and books more generally
  • Detail-oriented with excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Excellent at organising, managing your time and keeping to deadlines
  • Experienced with the use of digital tools: G-suite, Slack, Excel, data dashboards
  • Open to feedback and always looking to learn

Applications close Tuesday 30th May 2023

Start date Monday 26th June

For this role, to set you up for success and maximise your learning experience we would require you to come to our beautiful office in Holborn/Chancery Lane at least 2 days per week 🌈

The internship will last 6 months, and we are open to this role becoming permanent if everything goes well and it's a good mutual fit
Please note we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role.


🌈 Benefits include:


The salary for this role is £25,000 p.a. (pro rata)

Why should you work at Perlego?

Apart from our mission, we foster a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication and mutual support. We’re proud of our Glassdoor reviews and the fact that 97% of our team would recommend Perlego as a place to work.

Want to learn more about how we’re making learning accessible? Check out our latest impact report

🏠 Flexible
Hybrid set up between our beautiful Holborn office and a bit of home working. As this is an intern role, we want to spend as much face-to-face time with you as possible so expect to spend most of your time in the office.

🧠 L&D Budget

We value continuous learning, you will get £250 during your internship to spend on the training of your choice

🌱 Unlimited Coaching Opportunities

Unlimited access to MoreHappi, an on-demand professional coaching platform to offer all employees access to unbiased and professional coaching opportunities.

🤓 Learning Time

All employees have dedicated Learning Time to focus on new skills, projects or interests that lay outside of their day-to-day job

🌴 Work-Life Balance

Everyone needs a break, so enjoy 30 days off (incl. bank holidays) per annum

🛐 Flexi Bank Holidays

We understand that not everyone aligns with the same calendar; we offer the flexibility to swap your UK bank holidays allowance for other religious or cultural days.

e.g. switch UK Easter Bank Holidays Days for Eid celebrations

❄️ Office Reset

All employees can also enjoy the days between Boxing Day and New Year off, to reset and refresh for the new year - this is additional to your annual leave 🙂

💛 Personal Days

Life happens and we want you to be able to use your annual leave for resting, relaxing or taking time out to do something you love!

We offer 1 additional day a year for life events (your wedding, relocation, moving house, or a child starting school).

💭 Mental Health

All employees also get access to a free counselling support service via Spill

💸 Financial Wellbeing

Track your financial goals and receive financial advice all via Mintago

🎉 Social

We're a tight-knit bunch who enjoy our time to play. We have regular social events and activities for everyone - everything from white water rafting to board game nights.

🍼 Family time

We believe family is really important; we offer new parents a competitive matched parental leave as well as a phased return to work from extended leave (subject to qualifying conditions).

👋 Belonging at Perlego:

🌈 We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of thought and background.

❤️ We are actively building a diverse team, so we strongly encourage applications from people of colour, the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities, neurodivergent people, parents, carers, and people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

📣 To enable an equitable experience for all and give you the best chance of success, if you have any specific requirements for any stage of the interview process, please let us know by emailing