Canterbury City Council

EP Sponsor Profile 2019-20

Canterbury City Council is the local government authority in Canterbury.


Canterbury City Council provides district council services to around 150,000 people living in Canterbury, Herne Bay, Whitstable and the surrounding villages. These services include rubbish and recycling collections, parks and gardens, public toilets, council tax and housing benefit, tourism, planning applications, licensing, economic development, town and city centre management, foreshore services, festivals and museums. The council employs around 500 staff. There are 50 elected councillors and the council is run by a Conservative administration.

Rewards 2019-20

New for 2019-20, Canterbury City Council are offering an internship with Visit Canterbury, focusing on the promotion of the City as a tourist destination. The intern will be responsible for a range of activities, including creating and updating webpages and newsletters, liaising with stakeholders – including the media and design agencies – to create promotional opportunities, undertake market research and coordinate digital marketing activities. If you are interested in marketing and passionate about Canterbury, this is the perfect internship!

Canterbury City Council are also offering digital marketing work experience placements with both Visit Canterbury and StartMyBiz/GrowMyBiz.

Lastly, Canterbury City Council will be providing a £250 Amazon voucher for the highest scoring Humanities student in 2019-20.

Case Study

Check out the experience one student had undertaking work experience with Visit Canterbury here.