Public Relations

Ref: 3701

The company was established in 1966 and is situated at Cape Town International Airport. Over three decades, with bases in Cape Town, Kimberley and Durban, the the company has experienced the realisation of an Air Ambulance network and Flying Health Outreach Service with the capacity to provide effective and equitable healthcare to metropolitan areas as well as remote rural communities throughout the entire sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.  Since its launch the Flying Health Outreach Service has literally changed the lives of thousands of people living in rural communities.  Continuing medical education and the upgrading of skills of rural health workers are a major objective of the Flying Health Outreach Service. Specialists accompanying the team to rural hospitals share their valuable experience with local staff thereby enabling them to improve their service to the community. Community health education is another important priority. Health education personnel are transported to rural areas where they conduct training and health promotion sessions in the community. The educational programme covers subjects such as HIV/AIDS, personal hygiene, environmental health, TB prevention, family planning, immunisation etc  

Location:   Cape Town Airport 20 minutes from City Centre

Duties:

Working as an intern at this company, you will be based in the Marketing Department, helping the team to come up with new and innovative ideas. You will be involved in research on fundraising, Public Relations work and there will be elements of administration and filing. As far as Marketing involvement is concerned, you will be involved in updating marketing strategies, bringing overviews and information to meetings concerning features and changes in the marketing. You will be working on existing projects as well as working on your own project to establish new marketing strategies. As an intern, you will be accountable to the manager, which will involve reporting back regularly, completing tasks timeously, maintaining a positive company image and arriving at work and meetings punctually and well prepared. An internship with this company will provide you with ample opportunity to use your existing skills as well as develop new foundations and gain new experiences. The organisation will do their best to ensure that an internship with them is a successful and enjoyable one where they will make every effort to meet your needs and requirements 

Requirements

-Background in Marketing, Public Relations or Media
-Computer literate
-The ability to work in teams with the minimum of supervision
-Good level of English
-A presentable and well organised individual who can communicate effectively.  

Public Relations

Ref: 3702

It was established in 1999 as a community-based organisation and is located in Cape Town in a township called Lower Crossroads. It is one of three brunches throughout Africa. Our main purpose is to bring hope to children and families.  The organisation is divided into three programmes. Community Support Programme: This is the program that supports children and families directly, by running a children’s home and by helping to provide a children’s HIV clinic within the community. They aim to meet the physical, emotional, reunification, educational and recreational needs of children in their centre.  Community Development Programs: This Program aims to build skills and networks within the community, by running life skills and leadership skills for young people, providing information and referrals to families, such as social work services, parenting courses, a resource centre and networking with community based organisations. Organisational Support Program: This Program supports their services to children and families through Finance, Facilities, and Fundraising

Location:    Phillippi, 25 minutes from Cape Town City Centre

Duties:

This position very diverse in that it ranges from meeting visitors, planning events, writing articles, researching on the internet, talking to prospective sponsors, interacting with staff, connecting with their friends on social media etc. You can also work with  figures if you are keen with numbers and get involved in several other areas in which the organisation takes on interns.  Your standard tasks amongst others will include the following, all other project work will be discussed according to each intern application
-Assisting and coordination events
-Desktop research for fundraising information /leads
-Approaching prospective companies and cooperates through telephone and email.
-Using social networking tools to promote
-Research on new ideas and best practices in the field, ie Market research
-Preparing drafts for articles and proposals and reports 

Requirements

This position requires someone who is fairly multi skilled but with an interest to learn. Computer literacy, English proficiency and good communication skills and a positive and friendly attitude are the minimum requirements