Digital Communications Intern

  • Contract Junior position

  • Cape Town Region, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2197061

  • Posted 08 Mar 2018 by Rory Mackie & Associates

About the Position

We are cuurently looking for a bright talented Digital Communications Intern, who will work closely with the communications specialist and stakeholder engagement manager to support effective communication with key audiences in pursuit of their overall objectives.

You will be:

  • Conducting background research on key stakeholder segments to inform stakeholder mapping/analysis
  • Assisting the roll-out and upkeep of the CRM system (This include data capture, cleaning and analysis)
  • Assisting with the implementation of the digital communication strategy, which includes social media, the website and AdWords
  • Supporting logistics and communications for events
  • Setting up a media database for their target countries and assisting in the implementation of public relations strategy
  • Assisting in drafting reports, which include tracking digital footprint of our clients engagements
  • Efficient and effective internal communication with project members, which include both management and peers

You must have:

  • A Diploma (essential), with relevant experience of working in communications
  • Excellent administrative skills, including effective time management and prioritisation
  • Professional and effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in using databases in Microsoft Excel
  • Relative experience in using digital communications platforms, including website CMS, social media and Google AdWords
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience with a CRM system (Salesforce or other)

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated, creative and optimistic personality
  • Team players
  • Critical and analytical thinker
  • Strong interest in research-related activities
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong problem-solving abilities

Please note that this is a 12 month opportunity with the possibility of further engagements

Should you meet the criteria required for this role and ONLY if you do, we will be in contact with you to set up an appointment. Note if you have not heard from us within 5 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

For more information with regarding the above mentioned role please contact Shandrae on Contact Number or email on Email Address

Desired Skills

  • Manage Digital Communication channels
  • Website ans social media
  • Excellent Administrative skills
  • Time Management
  • Website CMS
  • Social Media
  • Google AdWords

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Diploma

About The Employer

Our client is an independent think-tank that conducts applied research to improve how societies in developing countries benefits from the financial sector.

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