Friday, 20 October 2017

Electrical Intern Opportunity at AHRI 2017

Africa Health Research Institute was formed on October 1, 2016, out of an amalgamation of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB-HIV (K-RITH) and Africa Centre for Population Health.

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

To achieve this, we bring together leading researchers from different fields, use cutting-edge science to improve people’s health, and help to train the next generation of African scientists.

Our research is truly collaborative: we work with over 60 academic and clinical institutions in South Africa, and elsewhere in Africa and the world.

AHRI is always looking for talented and motivated staff to join our multidisciplinary team. We offer a highly diverse, professional and supportive environment with opportunities for development and growth.

This is an opportunity for an exceptional TVET learner to gain in-service training in a fast-paced research environment.

AHRI seeks to employ an Electrical Intern who will safely provide electrical services with specific responsibility for fault-finding, identifying repair and replacement needs, installing, repairing, maintaining and upgrading electrical systems and equipment as instructed by Line Manager.

The workplace is primarily in Durban but some duties may require periods of work in Somkhele, Mtubatuba, Hlabisa and other areas where AHRI has a clinic or laboratory facility.


1.Grade 12
2.N6 Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.
3.Driver’s License

1.This is an entry level post, the incumbent works in a learning capacity, receiving on the job training and supervision.
2.Minimum driving experience of at least 12 months

Job Closing Date: 26 October 2017


Human Resources Intern at AHRI 2017

Africa Health Research Institute was formed on October 1, 2016 out of an amalgamation of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB-HIV (K-RITH) and Africa Centre for Population Health.

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

To achieve this, we bring together leading researchers from different fields, use cutting-edge science to improve people’s health, and help to train the next generation of African scientists.

Our research is truly collaborative: we work with over 60 academic and clinical institutions in South Africa, and elsewhere in Africa and the world.

AHRI is always looking for talented and motivated staff to join our multidisciplinary team. We offer a highly diverse, professional and supportive environment with opportunities for development and growth.

This is an opportunity for an exceptional TVET learner to gain in-service training in a fast-paced research environment.

The Human Resources Intern will provide quality HR administrative and compliance support to the HR team.

This position is based at our Durban Site with weekly travels to our Somkhele site in Mtubatuba.

Minimum Requirements

  • All learners must have completed the N6 theory from public TVET college. 
  • All learners must have written confirmation from the TVET College that they are eligible for the 18-month workplace experience to graduate.
  • All learners must be unemployed.
  • Currently obtaining an HR qualification.
  • Highly proficient with computers with working knowledge of MS Office.
Job Closing Date:  25 October 2017

CSIR Internship Opportunity 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

About the job:

The CSIR has an internship opportunity for Chemical Engineering in the National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials.

The research unit is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Intern to gain exposure and practical work experience by involvement in our research projects in water purification using adsorption technology.
This position is based in Pretoria.

About the Centre
The CSIR Department of Science and Technology National Centre for Nanostructured Materials is a platform for the implementation of the South African National Nanotechnology Strategy. 

The centre undertakes innovative research on nanostructured materials and has an extensive research network with other local and international research organisations. 

The centre is well equipped with state of the art characterization and gas sensing testing facilities. One of its key research focus areas is nanosensors where a detailed research on advanced nanostructured metal-oxides for applications in gas sensors is conducted. 

In addition, it has a strong focus on human capital development, makes a significant contribution to the creation and dissemination of new scientific knowledge, and collaborates closely with industry to help ensure successful outcomes and impact of the group’s research and development activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature searches for research projects,
  • Conduct experimental work in the laboratory,
  • Assist Researchers and Technicians where needed,
  • Compile reports and other project related documents and
  • General housekeeping of labsQualifications, skills and experience:
  • Must have one of the following:
  • A National Diploma in Chemical Engineering,
  • A Bachelor’s Degree, BTech, BEng or Honours in Chemical Engineering will be an added advantage,
Any exposure of the following will be an advantage:
  • Research in nano materials;
  • Industrial experience in chemical plant operation;
Additional requirements:
  • Acceptable communication and presentation skills;
  • Research and report-writing skills;
  • Problem-solving, solution-seeking orientation;
  • A goal-oriented approach;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams;
  • Computer literacy; 


The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the Employment Equity Act of 1998. 

By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history. 

The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date and it further reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

Sanlam Graduate Opportunities 2017

One of the largest businesses within the Sanlam Group, Sanlam Employee Benefits (SEB) specialises in the provision of risk, investment and administration services to institutions and retirement funds. Focused on meeting the unique needs of its diverse clients, SEB assists companies in creating and delivering customised employee benefits solutions, including the collection of premiums and communication to fund members.

Position Description

Sanlam Employee Benefits offers a unique opportunity for unemployed, enthusiastic and energetic persons from the designated groups (Black, Coloured, Indian and Disabled persons) to gain a national qualification and valuable working experience at its offices in Centurion.

Sanlam offers a unique opportunity for unemployed, enthusiastic and energetic persons from the designated groups (Black, Coloured, Indian and Disabled persons) to gain a national qualification and valuable working experience at its offices in Gauteng and the Western Cape.

Sanlam is one of the leading financial services providers in the South African entry-level market.

The learnership offers:
  • A one year contract, including a monthly allowance (R3000.00)
  • A national qualification (Certificate in Wealth Management, NQF level 4);
  • Continuous coaching, mentoring, on the job training and assessment;
  • A portfolio of working and learning evidence.
Key Responsibilities
  • Be available to perform duties in terms of the learnership agreement;
  • Participate in all learning and work experience required by the learnership;
  • Undertake all learning conscientiously
Minimum Requirements
  • Be unemployed;
  • Be aged between 18 and 30;
  • Be residing in Gauteng or the Western Cape;
  • Be available for interviews during October 2017;
  • Be able to start with the learnership on 1 February 2018;
  • Hold a Grade 12 Certificate with English, Mathematics and/or Accounting Of min 40%
  • People with disabilities would be advantageous
  • Be motivated to be educated and developed;
  • Show initiative
  • Team player
  • Ability to manage self-study and assignments
  • Time Management
  • Planning and organisation
  • Good attitude
Applications close on 31 October 2017.

Gauteng – Apply online
Western Cape – Apply online

ART AFRICA Internship Opportunity 2017

ART AFRICA – the high-quality collectable art magazine – sits comfortably alongside the world’s premier art and design publications.

Through insightful positioning pieces, in-depth interviews, features, profiles, and reviews, ART AFRICA captures and reports on the latest developments in contemporary art from Africa and the diaspora.

ART AFRICA is a collector’s item – so our highly curated editorial strategy and intelligent design ensure that every single edition of the magazine makes a valuable addition to our archive – and thereby graces the coffee tables of global art collectors, museum and gallery directors, artists and aspiring students alike.

ART AFRICA magazine is strategically distributed via media partnerships at international art fairs to the world’s top collectors – ensuring that advertisers, galleries and artists reach their primary target markets.

This strategic direct-distribution approach and our strong digital and social media presence makes ART AFRICA the ideal advertising platform for artists, galleries and luxury brands alike.

ART AFRICA’s internship program is currently seeking candidates for 2017 and 2018. All interested candidates should be available for at least 12 sequential weeks during the session they apply for.


We’re looking for candidates who love keeping a pulse on the art world and are passionate about journalism. The most important skills that we’re looking for is someone with an inquisitive mind, strong writing skills and a penchant for research.

Both graduate and undergraduate students, with backgrounds in art history, journalism, curatorship or related fields, should apply.

Duties: The internship will be research and writing-focused, interns will have the opportunity to experience a bit of everything that goes on in the office. Duties will vary from research and fact-check on stories to assisting with social media.

All interns will receive remuneration.

Prospective interns should email the following to

• A short cover letter (of roughly 250 words) explaining why ART AFRICA is a good fit for you, what you expect out of the internship, and a little about your experience in art, culture, writing, and journalism.

• CV (added as an attachment)

• Links to relevant clips: articles about art and culture you may have published.

• Links to your relevant social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Linkedin).

• The exact dates of your availability, and days of the week you are able to work. Interns will be expected to work from our office in Cape Town at least 4 days a week. We will consider applicants who are unable to be in Cape Town for the period of the internship, however, this will be the exception.

• All interns will receive a letter of confirmation of completion of internship and skills gained.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we can’t respond to every one.

RAF Youth Driver Development Programme 2017

The RAF is a juristic person established by an Act of Parliament, namely, the Road Accident Fund Act, 1996 (Act No. 56 of 1996) as amended (”RAF Act”). It commenced operations on 1 May 1997, assuming at the time, all the rights, obligations, assets and liabilities of the Multilateral Motor Vehicle Accidents Fund.

The RAF is responsible for providing appropriate cover to all road users within the borders of South Africa; rehabilitating and compensating persons injured as a result of motor vehicles in a timely and caring manner, and actively promoting the safe use of all South African roads. 

Section 3 of the RAF Act stipulates that “the object of the Fund shall be the payment of compensation in accordance with this Act for loss or damage wrongfully caused by the driving of a motor vehicle”.

The Road Accident Fund is contributing to road safety and youth employment through a program to build a cadre of young professional drivers for the freight and public transport industry in South Africa.

Collaborating with the National Youth Development Agency, South African Youth Council and other youth formations, the RAF invites Youth of all races and gender to apply for acceptance into the 2017/18 intake.

The training will be conducted only in specific areas within the provinces of Western Cape, Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West and as such it is important that candidates are based there. RAF only accepts code 10 and 14.

Brought to you by the Road Accident Fund’s Road Safety Division in association with NYDA, Kasi Road Safety & SASSA.

The applicants must meet the following criteria
  • Must be between the ages of 23 and 34
  • Must have passed matric and have a Certificate
  • Must have no criminal record
  • Must be medically fit to drive heavy vehicles
  • Must be unemployed and not studying fulltime 
The following must accompany the application
  • Certified ID copy and matric certificate
  • Proof of residence (Municipal water and lights statement of the parents or a stamped letter from the Local Councilor or Traditional Authority )
  • Strictly one page motivation stating your future goals and how obtaining a code 10/14 driver’s license and Professional Drivers Permit will assist you in building a career as a professional driver
  • Strictly one page CV
Applications close on 03 November 2017 AT 16:00. Send your application to:

Via – Road Accident Fund

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Finance Graduate Opportunity at Distell 2017

A career at Distell is a truly one-of-a-kind experience. It’s more than working for a highly reputable South African alcoholic beverage leader; it’s an opportunity to work in an exciting and interesting industry with good business growth prospects.

From our diverse portfolio of well-known brands to a vibrant Employee Value Proposition, from cellar masters to winemakers, brand managers to laboratory technicians and sales staff, we’re always on the lookout for ambitious and talented people to join us.

As Africa’s leading producer and marketer of spirits, fine wines, ciders and RTD’s, Distell is committed to skills development and the upliftment of the skills base in our industry. We are committed to the implementation of the National Skills Development Strategy in South Africa and have gone beyond compliance in the implementation of the Skills Development Act.

We recruit students who are in their last year of study and offer them the opportunity to acquire workplace experience relevant to their academic qualification. Our internships are represented in the fields of:

Distell presents exciting opportunities for candidates for potential placement in our Finance Department in Wadeville.

The intention is to give practical work experience to students who are in their final year of study/have completed their studies and require exposure in a work environment or have a prerequisite to have practical work experience before qualification.

Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12-month contract commencing in January 2018.

This position will be based at Wadeville Regional Office. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Management Accountant.

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:
  • Be involved in the budget and forecasting processes.
  • Analyse monthly regional cost and budget variances.
  • Prepare and analyse regular statistical reports.
  • Participate in regular internal audits in the region.
  • Perform Ad hoc financial project studies.
  • Capital Expenditure management.
To qualify for selection and participation in this programme, candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
  • Final year of obtaining tertiary qualification – Accounting degree
  • Computer literacy – Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Good interaction / interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities and administrative skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Effective time management;
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours
  • Driver’s License adviseable
Prospective interns must submit the following:
  • Covering letter/ Motivational letter,
  • A curriculum vitae,
  • Certified academic record,
  • Certified copy of Grade 12,
  • Certified copies of Identity Document.
Closing date: 03 November 2017


Distell is an equal opportunity employer and as such, preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged Individuals.

Marketing Intern at OLX Group 2017

We are looking for a dynamic, self-starter, talented, creative and motivated Marketing Intern in our great office in Cape Town.

Your opportunity…

As an online business, we’re super focused on using the best and latest technologies and processes to make sure we’re working smart, but also having fun. You will work with the marketing team, designing creative content for various channels and projects. OLX Group

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?
  • Creating, executing and monitoring a content plan for social media platforms
  • Demonstrating content planning and optimisation based on data
  • Ongoing analysis of OLX blog and newsletter
  • Weekly analysis of mobile app & web performance from blog & newsletter
  • Writing newsletter briefs and managing the workflow among key stakeholders
  • Publishing and growing the OLX blog audience
  • Leveraging social media against 3rd parties/OLX vertical partners
  • Managing a database of influencers for potential campaigns
  • Brainstorming campaign ideas with marketing team
  • Supporting Performance Marketing Specialist with data analysis
  • Managing relationship with OLX followers on all owned social channels.
  • Supporting customer service team with addressing queries from social channels.
What will you need to be successful?
  • Highly motivated
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Comfortable talking with people across different levels
  • Organised
  • Outspoken
  • Creative
  • Great at executing tasks
  • Loves problem-solving
  • Post-grads preferred with some relevant work experience
  • Able to use Microsoft Suite, Google Docs and generally comfortable with technology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to make data-driven decisions
What can you expect from us and what do we offer?
  • Get experience in a highly professional, but agile environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Real responsibility from Day One (no making staff coffee or filing here!)
  • Share your own ideas and get the chance to run with some of them
  • Learn from some of the best in the industry
  • This is a paid internship and you’ll get to work from our offices in Cape Town (you’ll love the biscuit and sweet jars)

Inspired and interested in the job?

We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

SAPPI Graduate Opportunity 2017

At Sappi, we believe it takes great people to make great products, which is why we employ the best. Sappi is known the world over as a market leader in converting wood fiber into superior products that customers demand worldwide. Here, you'll find a truly unique culture—one that fosters innovation, creativity and positively impacts the communities in which we operate.

The fiber resources industry has been on the frontlines of the sustainability movement, uncovering new ways to be environmentally and socially responsible. There has never been a better time to build a career at Sappi.

We are looking for people with the right attributes. Whether you’re mild or wild at heart, you could have what it takes to work in forestry.

We work hard to attract, retain and develop people who are committed to delivering excellent work and being the best they can possibly be.

Our company is progressive, ambitious and ever-changing and we want dynamic people who are excited by the opportunities and challenges our industry presents to join us. If you've got the drive, we'll support your career and personal development with training, plus a range of benefits too.

  • To provide the incumbent with the necessary skills and specific competencies in his/her discipline of engineering on a 1 year contract.
  • Exposure to the Engineering field and make meaningful contribution to gain the required experience
  • Ability to initiate, research, organise and develop projects
  • Be knowledgeable in sciences such as physics/ biology to develop manufacturing processes
  • Evaluating manufacturing procedures to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Attention to details
  • Communication skills
  • Structure problem solving
  • Analyse data
  • Technical/ Professional knowledge and skills
  • Grade 12 / Matric and either a B Tech / Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering
  • No experience required
  • Must be available to start immediately.
  • Only candidates unemployed or who require work experience in their relevant field will be considered.
  • Own transport is essential and/or must be willing to relocate to Stanger, Kwa-Zulu Natal North Coast
Closing date: 31 October 2017

Electronics Engineering – Apply online
Electrical Engineering – Apply online
Mechanical Engineering – Apply online

Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

IRESS Graduate Opportunity 2017

Could you develop the next big innovation in financial services software? Join us as a graduate and from the start you'll be right in the thick of it, contributing to the creation of world-leading financial services technology and client projects.

And you won't be doing it alone. You’ll be fully supported throughout our Graduate Program, working alongside our team of experts who will provide you with ongoing on-the-job coaching and feedback to help you to find your feet and be the best you can be.

You'll be part of a structured program focusing on technical and professional training where you’ll learn our business inside-out, and hone your specialist skills to enable you to make a difference and achieve your career goals.

What can you bring to our team?

Our graduates are the rising stars of IRESS, the future innovators, creators and developers. Those who are successful are the ones who want to shape the future of FinTech and really make a difference. Just like our CEO, Andrew Walsh, who was the original co-developer of XPLAN, one of our flagship solutions.

Currently, we have 3 graduate opportunities: 

Graduate Developers (Johannesburg).  
As a Graduate Developer, you will be involved in delivering market-leading development projects, learning the full lifecycle development process. Developer PDF

Graduate Network Engineers (Johannesburg). 
As a Graduate Network Engineer, you will be part of a team which is responsible for 2nd level support for the IRESS network. Further duties include designing and building networks to support business segments. Network Engineer PDF

Graduate User Experience (IT support) (Johannesburg)

As a Graduate User Experience (IT support), you will be ensuring client satisfaction through delivering professional services and resolving technical queries. User Experience (IT support) PDF

So what are we looking for?
  • You're a strong communicator who collaborates with others
  • You have the drive and enthusiasm to make things happen
  • You're a creative problem solver who will challenge established thinking to get the best results for our clients
  • You set the bar extremely high when it comes to delivering quality work
  • You are in your final year of (or have recently completed) a Bachelor Degree with a minimum 65% average - in a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or IT Degree or Diploma.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Ince Internship Opportunity 2017

Ince is an integrated communications agency providing clients with a full-service offering for all their marketing and communication needs. We deliver value innovation and quality across various communication platforms. Being a one-stop solution means sheer ease of doing business.

Our teams have proven experience in various disciplines and in managing large and complex communication projects, both within and outside South Africa. We operate 24/7 with a national presence enabling us to provide seamless and consistent service across various media platforms. We partner with our clients around their communication and marketing needs to provide the most appropriate solution - delivering the right message, through the right medium, with the right results!

Due to large response volumes, we regret to advise that we will only correspond with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

A challenging position for a dynamic junior sales consultant who wants to make their mark in the South African digital landscape.

iBoard Papers delivers board packs and documents to mobile devices, providing a uniquely simple app for reading and annotating documents, approving board resolutions using secure electronic signatures and allows users to vote on items in real time.

Take this dynamic product to market.Selling to anything from small-sized companies to large corporates, as well as governmental agencies and municipalities, this product provides a solution that offers the following capabilities:

About the product:
  • Set up meetings, store documents and controls document access. Prepares agendas and meeting collateral ready for upload into the meeting centre.
  • Once uploaded, documents are immediately available for review, comment and secure electronic signature.
  • Resolutions and documents can be set up for approval at any time.
  • Documents are automatically and securely downloaded to the mobile device. Any updates made are instantly available.
  • Downloaded documents are encrypted and cannot be accessed from other apps and can be remotely deleted if required.
  • A book-like interface makes it easy to navigate to all meeting materials.
  • Thumbnails and bookmarks provide fast access to specific pages.
  • An annotation navigator allows users to find any annotation at the tap of a finger
  • An enhanced viewer lets users instantaneously 'swipe' through large documents. Thumbnails and bookmarks provide fast access to specific pages.
  • Pen, highlighter and text tools allow users to annotate documents.
  • Annotations are saved and can be shared if permissions are granted.
  • Allows members to vote on agenda items in a secure manner and results are available immediately across all participants devices.
  • Resolutions can be circulated for approval and signed off electronically. 
  • Questions with multiple-choice answer alternatives can be set up for any agenda items. In the app, the users will see the question and can select their answers. All votes are recorded.
  • Users can sign a document securely on their devices and then email signed pages to administrative personnel for record-keeping.
Your role
  • To execute and manage the sales for the iBoard Papers solution.
  • To present the product to clients in a compelling fashion.
  • To generate a high number of new and repeat sales, executing and documenting weekly volume calls, in-person meetings, and industry networking events.
  • To build a client base of key decision-makers and market actively to them.
  • To assume accountability for all sales revenue ensuring that set targets are met.
  • Report sales results and stats on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and give relevant feedback to management team.
  • Keep up-to-date on industry sales trends and competitor activity. 
  • A love for selling and ambition to achieve sales targets is essential to success in the role and is a prerequisite for consideration.
  • A formal qualification in one of the following: areas: marketing, advertising, commerce, communication, media studies.
  • A good business orientation and a keen interest in what is happening in the broad business world and financial markets.
Personal skills/attributes
  • Organised and target driven
  • Good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Tenacity and perseverance 
  • Business minded
  • Outgoing and comfortable dealing with senior people 
  • A valid driving licence and your own reliable vehicle are essential. 
Location: Johannesburg, Sandton

Send your cover letter and CV to

Graduate Opportunities at Husqvarna 2017

Three lucky students (one each from Jozi, Durban and Cape Town) will be employed by Husqvarna to do South Africa’s Laziest Summer Job from 1 to 10 December 2017. The best part is … your bank balance goes up while you sit down!

SA rap artist Jack Parow has partnered with Husqvarna to endorse the job, belting out that ‘being lazy never felt so flippin’ good!’

What do the successful candidates need to do as their work requirement? Chillax in a garden deck chair for 10 days, exercising only their fingers on the keyboards of their social media devices, posting updates about their new “career”. An added bonus is the five free gigabytes of data that is uploaded to the employees’ phones upfront, to keep the updates flowing.

Husqvarna – the leading supplier of gardening, agriculture and forestry tools – is offering these relaxing jobs to demonstrate how the revolutionary new “hands-free Automower® is the coolest piece of equipment when it comes to chores like mowing the lawn.
It allows you to do other things with your time – stress-free stuff, like relaxing in a deck chair, chilling with your mates.

  • Over 18 years
  • Confident in front of a camera
  • Charismatic and entertaining
  • Extremely active on social media
  • Well spoken
  • Loves to chill
  • Must have a smartphone to load videos and photos daily
  • Open to registered students and recent graduates only.
How To Apply:
  • Tell us a few fun facts about yourself and why you should be chosen for the job. Through a 2-step process of elimination, 5 finalists will be chosen in Jozi, Durban and Cape Town.
  • Online voting will then open.
  • The 3 finalists in each city with the most votes will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview and 1 successful candidate will be appointed in each city to do South Africa’s Laziest Summer Job. Simple as that.
  • The closing date is on 1 November 2017 at midnight.

And where is your ‘office?’

The chosen applicant in each city will spend their 8-hour work day stationed at a public venue with a beautiful garden. Daily work tasks include languishing in a deck chair, picnicking with mates, surfing social media, socializing, and generally having fun. All this, while the Husqvarna Automower® does all the work nearby and provides a perfect lawn for you.

Do YOU want a PhD in chilling out during the day, just like Jack Parow?!

Apply before midnight on 1 November 2017.