Closing Date: 8 April 2015

Oxford University Press Southern Africa is pleased to announce an internship opening for a graduate who is interested in gaining experience in the exciting world of educational book publishing. A place is available in our Higher Education publishing department, which publishes tertiary subjects at university and university of technology level. The programme will run from 6 – 12 months and is based at our Cape Town office.

What we’re looking for

  • Self-motivated individuals with an interest in education
  • A relevant completed or in-progress tertiary degree (e.g.: BA, Bcomm, languages, etc.).
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Confident communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • A creative and collaborative approach to your work
  • The ability to adapt to change and manage deadlines
  • Proficient at using MS Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel.

What we offer

  • Full-time work experience in the various facets of book publishing including writing and content creation
  • Exposure to marketing and market research activities, planning and projects
  • Development of your presentation and relationship-building skills
  • Networking with people in the publishing industry
  • A supportive work environment with challenging and meaningful work
  • A commitment to quality, innovation and a high level of ethics
  • A monthly salary for the duration of the internship

How to Apply

To apply, forward a one page letter of motivation stating why you would like to work in publishing and your CV.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Oxford reserves the right not to fill the vacancy at this time.

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