Closing Date: 08 February 2015
Location: Plattekloof Western Cape


Summary purpose of the job:

The Corporate Affairs department has a vacancy for a Graduate Intern to assist the Marketing and Communications unit to ensure that their customers are served promptly and efficiently:

This exciting position reporting to the Marketing and Communication Coordinator includes the below tasks:

  • Assist with drafting internal communication (newsletter articles and intranet information)
  • Manage content to be uploaded to the intranet
  • Assist in coordinating and planning internal events
  • Assist with the coordination of CSI initiatives and external events
  • Sourcing relevant quotations and management of procurement related administration
  • Updating all electronic filing for easy access for marketing and communications
  • Assist with the management of branded promotional material and distribution thereof to the regions


  • To qualify, candidates must be in possession of the required:Diploma or Degree in either Marketing or Communications
  • Excellent language skills, particularly in written English
  • A flair for writing and creating content
  • Excellent administration and organizational skills
  • Must demonstrate high attention to detail and exceptional accuracy
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word at an advanced level is essential

Personal qualities and abilities:

  • A self motivated, dynamic and hard-working individual
  • Able to assimilate new information quickly
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Take ownership for problems and follow through to resolution


  • Your covering letter with curriculum vitae
  • Copy of your tertiary qualification
  • Samples of writing ability

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


  • work under pressure & meet deadlines
  • communicate effectively in writing
  • communicate verbally at all levels
  • detail orientated, but able to see the big picture


  • marketing
  • project management
  • business communication
  • desktop publishing


  • communication strategies
  • marketing strategies
  • writing media releases, newsletters, corporate advertisements, etc.

How to Apply

PPECB: Marketing and Communication  Graduate / Internship Programme 2015