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Web Designer needed

We are seeking a web designer to build a custom design website to help launch an exciting new business concept.

The website will be a consumer to consumer platform and will need the following features included:

  • Built in payment platform
  • Membership login capacity
  • Ability for members to upload advertisements subject to host approval

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience in website design and have a portfolio of work as evidence
  • Be able to meet agreed deadlines and help build a website in a short time frame
  • Have the ability and skill set to create a custom made website

What we can offer:

Remuneration to be discussed, we are open to negotiation.

Contact details:

If you are interested in this launch or know someone that is, please get in contact by emailing:

Freelance tutoring opportunities

Superprof, Europe’s #1 tutoring network, are offering you the chance to become a private tutor and start teaching at a time and price that suits you.

Tutoring is the ideal job for people looking for independent, flexible and well paid work. It is also ideal for those wanting to work during their studies, holidays, evenings or weekends.

With Superprof you can set your own prices, manage your own time and connect with thousands of potential students. Teach locally, one-on-one, or online via webcam.

We are looking for motivated and passionate people from across the UK (both with tutoring experience and without) to tutor in 1000+ subjects including:

  •  Academic (physics, chemistry, French, history, maths, coding, test preparation, etc.)
  • Sports (fitness, personal coaching, swimming, sailing, skiing, skateboarding, tennis, etc.)
  • Arts & Leisure (guitar, piano, singing, pottery, illustration, cooking, etc.)

The advantages:

  • Free registration and no user fees (we do not charge commission)
  • Set your own rates and work schedule. Be your own boss!
  • Teach from home, in your local area or online
  • Thousands of potential students

Just follow the link to register online:

The ideal profile:

  • You want to pass on your knowledge to new students
  • You have a school qualification/practical experience/university degree in the subject you wish to teach
  • You are patient, punctual and a good educator
  • Like us, you think everyone has something special to share.

Apply online:

Freelance writing opportunities – Get paid to write!

Do people ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ at your neat handwriting? Well you could be earning some money penning letters for us from the comfort of your own home.

Click below to learn about our ‘Scribe Tribe’ freelance opportunity!

We believe communication needs to be unforgettable!

So we created Inkpact, a software company with a difference. We help businesses connect with their clients on a whole new level by writing personalised handwritten letters & notecards.

How do we do this at scale?

Using our secret sauce, our Scribe Tribe, which we want you to be part of! Help us to help businesses create lasting and fun relationships, and help us live by our motto – Be Unforgettable!

Find out more at

Seeking an Inventory Clerk on a freelance/self-employed basis

We are seeking an individual to take on the role of an Inventory Clerk on a freelance/self-employed basis ideally from June through to September.

The main roles of an Inventory Clerk can include making detailed notes of the condition and contents of a property before it is rented out by a landlord,
carrying out mid-tenancy & end of tenancy checks on the property and much more.

This is a varied, interesting part time role and we need someone who is both reliable and trustworthy. The position of self-employed inventory clerk typically suits people with the flexibility to work. They should be friendly and presentable to clients and tenants who they will be meeting.  They should be happy using IT, for instance, emails and internet use.  An eye for detail and an ability to describe things in a concise way would be useful.  Having their own transport would be an advantage with most of the jobs in Portsmouth and Southampton.

Training and equipment will be provided and payment can be made weekly or monthly.

Typically each job pays around £25 and there can be 3 or 4 jobs each day.

The summer months are always busy for us and this is potentially something we can set up with you annually.

Please have a look at our website or Facebook page for more information. For more information and to apply please contact Martin on

Software Developer needed

Katana produces desktop and mobile applications for eSports players. Our first product is a CS:GO strategy builder that allows players to design, share and store their game plans.

We are looking for a motivated software developer to join our team. The role will include developing and editing features, ensuring product quality and designing new maps in unity.

This is a great opportunity for a student developer to hone their skills and grow with us, whilst building a presence within the fast-growing eSports industry.

Specific skills required to undertake this role include, unity 3D, .net, C#, C++ / Object C knowledge, must be able to work independently and can follow tasks through to completion.

We are offering the right candidate a partnership within our company for taking on this challenge.

If you’re interested, or for more information regarding this opportunity, contact Nathan Siadatan via email to

Website developer needed

We are looking for a talented website developer to embark on an exciting new project and become part of our team. In return for your work we are offering an equity in the company and are open to negotiation.

We would like you to create a bespoke niche comparison website – either as a basic template to seek further investment or as a fully working website.

Please email or if you are, or know anybody who may be, interested in this unique opportunity.

YouTube blog writers needed

VlogStarter is searching for volunteers! is a website built to create a YouTube community where small YouTube channels can get the attention for their great content, beginners can learn something about starting a YouTube channel, filming basics, equipment basics etc. And those who watch YouTube instead of TV can simply discover new YouTubers to watch!

We are looking for some volunteer blog writers who know how to write blog posts and is interested in YouTube and everything about it.

Tasks of you as a volunteer: 

  • Find or come-up with an interesting and trending themes around YouTube – YouTubers, filming techniques, and new technologies (recording devices, software etc.)
  • Come up with a YouTube related articles with approximate 300-500 words, with images, YouTube videos (links)
  • Review channels of YouTubers who applied for our blog review, and write a positive review

Skills required:

  • Just be passionate about YouTube, blogging, and watch out for grammar mistakes
  • Everyone is welcome, this volunteering opportunity is aimed at students and everyone who actually likes YouTube
  • You are making YouTube videos!? Even better, soon we are starting with YouTube reviews so you can be included as well!


Note: This website is a beginning of something new. If I recognize your passion, we can cooperate and become a new start-up. Individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset are more than welcome with their ideas, and can potentially become co-founders of something new.

For more information please contact

MYK – Website designer opportunity

myk-logoWant to make a difference? So do we…

The two managing directors of Make Yourself Known, Sam Workman and Adrian Watson, with the support of Portsmouth University are looking for an entrepreneurial individual to help us take our business from concept to prototype. The successful individual will be offered the opportunity to join our partnership and continue on our journey.

Our mission is to help young professionals source work and gain experience in an exciting new way. Due to confidentiality the information that we will publish is limited, however our business model revolves around a unique social networking concept.

In conjunction with the rapid growth of our chosen industry, positive feedback and own beliefs we are confident that the business will succeed. If you have a passion for business, IT, innovation and changing people’s lives, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of website design, coding and all other necessary skills involved in creating a professional and fully functional website.

Our concept has already received high interest from the IoD and other investors, however due to the capital funds needed to create such a platform we have decided to explore other options.


Upon completion, the website will include a home page, individual e-portfolio, job listings, multimedia uploads, filtered searches, alerts plus other unique content.

Location: Southampton/Portsmouth/Bournemouth

Contact Us

If you would like to be considered, please contact us at; or call Sam Workman: 07710257178

Kindest Regards


Website and branding

I am a psychology student at Portsmouth University and it is my vision to bring mental health into the modern times. To challenge beliefs and opinions of therapy, being supported without judgement and removing the clinical feel of a therapy room.

I am starting up my own therapy practice and am looking for some innovation and branding that will set my ideas above the rest, as there are many counsellors out there.

I need help with setting up a website, branding and then I will also be able to market myself with leaflets and business cards as a brand with a unique twist.

I hope this interests and excites someone to be helping me get off the ground…ready to take the plunge.

Please email for more information.


Passionate about food? Join our Team

The Student Food Project is a startup run by students at the University of Portsmouth. We have a passion for cooking and we want to encourage other students to make their own cheap, tasty, easy and nutritious meals.

We’re building an online community of students who access recipes, videos and resources from our website and social channels. We’re about to launch a programme of live cooking events and demonstrations, and in the future we hope to expand further into the food industry.

The enterprise has a strong social impact from its activities and we’re hoping it can make a real difference. There is also a commercial side to the project and any financial success will be shared with those who contribute.

We’re looking for other students who share our passion and enthusiasm to join us.
Sounds exciting? Let’s have a chat.

Find out more:
Contact us:

YouTube product reviewers

Cowin Music have a Bluetooth Speaker called Ark 4:1 which we successfully launched through Kickstarter in February. Ark 4:1 is currently retailing throughout Euronics stores nationwide in the UK, some other independent retailers and John Smiths bookstores. We are also selling Cowin Ark in Amazon UK and US. Cowin Ark is also sold direct to consumer via

We are looking to get powerful YouTube reviewers signed up to review Cowin Ark, and then publish their review video to their followers, and beyond. This will help create awareness for Cowin Ark and can be used tactically to generate high quality traffic into, which we hope to convert into customers

Scope of work:

Phase #1: Research the market and find all the top YouTube product reviewers for a product like Cowin Ark. The reviewers must have a large follower base and also be good for UK and European viewers. An important dynamic to consider when researching is that a YouTube reviewer is able to get around 20% likes on their video vs. views.

Phase #2: Report back to the Cowin Europe team, so they can review the findings and confirm they are happy with the targets identified.

Phase #3: Take the confirmed Cowin Europe list and outreach to the reviewers directly, asking for them to product review Cowin Ark. Find out the terms and conditions the reviewer has and when they are able to do/feature the review. Also check at this stage that they are happy to link back to

Phase #4: Secure Cowin Ark product reviews with the target YouTube reviewers, and report back to the Cowin Europe team with timelines and delivery information for the sample Cowin Arks


Payment provided.

For more information contact Nathan Kalaher, or call 07740 054 535

Freelance Project Animator


Location: As this is project based you can work from home.

Fee: Between £700 – £1,000 per short, depending on experience.

Application deadline: No deadline. We are always keen to hear from skilled animators.

Start date: Many projects are already live, so there is potential to start immediately.

 The Connected Set wants to recruit an ambitious animator to produce work for our YouTube channel Mashed as well as other comedy, gaming and entertainment output. The ideal candidate should live and breathe animation, have a love of comics, be an avid consumer of YouTube cartoons and also enjoy playing video games. Mashed works with the best writers, musicians, artists, voice actors and producers in the business and we need your skills to bring this work to life.  The channel has close to 300k subscribers and regularly receives 2.5million views a month. See our work at

– Each short is around 90 seconds in duration.
– Scripting, Voice Acting, Sound Design & Music will be provided by us.

This is a unique and vital opportunity that offers you the chance to develop your skills as an animator working on a big volume of projects.  You will be working with a team of like-minded young creatives always striving to learn new skills and to producer brilliant work.  If you love your craft, you’re up for a challenge and you like the idea producing funny cartoons loved by millions, then this is the opportunity for you.

 Essential Skills:

  • Proven experience as an animator
  • We are looking for a clean, comic book style of art showing expressive characters.
  • You should have the creativity to work with us to create cool, clever approaches to each short.
  • A creative and conceptual mind-set.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Desire to learn new processes and techniques to enhance design skills.

Things to avoid: We are not looking for use of motion graphics style templates. Original and eye-catching visuals are essential.


Please apply by sending your CV and some recent examples of your work showing the look and style that we require to: Laura Rankin

Individual Threads

Hello All

I started this business at the University of Portsmouth in 2010 ish and after graduating and the friends who I was running the business with left Portsmouth the business fizzled out.

The business is Individual Threads ( ) We won several enterprise awards at UoP and I have the business plan if you wished to look at this.

However little by little I got the website completed and am now wondering if there would be any students that would be interested in taking the business forward with me.

I am still running a printing company that I started in Mercantile house so the printing work can be done however the business needs a large number of artist for the business to thrive and no one knows more artists than yourselves and your students.

I am looking for a partner / partners that would be equal share in the company. There is no need for investment only the investment of time and energy is required.

This business was working well when I was at university however it needs the young and vibrant students at the core of it to make it work.

I have the printing business with a vast knowledge of marketing etc however i am unable to connect with students the way i used to when i was a student.

The business would look great on any CV for future and profits would be equally shared between all that get involved.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Jordan Boon


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  • Is your business registered with the appropriate authorities? If you are freelancing or have started a business you should be registered with HMRC.
  • Do you need/have the right insurances?
  • Have you protected your intellectual property?

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