Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Graphics Trainee/Internship at Ann7 2017

Africa News Network7 (ANN7) is South Africa’s 24-hour news channel focusing on constructive, nation-building stories in the interests of building a culture of unity and pride in SA.





Headquartered at Midrand, Gauteng, ANN7 is the most technologically advanced 24×7 news channel in South Africa.

Its latest newsroom automation systems, cutting edge electronic news gathering technology and a network of sharp, young journalists and experienced editors will give a fresh perspective to the TV viewers of the country.

ANN7 will give ordinary South Africans access to both sides of stories of national importance.

We are recruiting for fresh Graphics Trainee/Intern to join our team for Ann7 (News channel) based in Midrand, Gauteng.

The position requires good artistic and technical skills coupled with some experience with industry. We would like to see your CV and excellent showreel.

Candidate Requirements:


knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop & Adobe Premier Pro.

Working knowledge of 3ds Max.

Good communication skills including meetings, emails and phone calls.

Excellent time-management skills. Deadline focused.

Excellent compositional & design skills.

Good understanding of workflow in News channel.

Ability to find, study and implement on-line tutorials such as those provided free by Video CoPilot, Greyscale Gorilla etc.



Please send resume to sanjayj@ann7.com

Contento Internship Opportunities at 2017

We're looking for x2 interns to join the music label team in Hyde Park. The roles will involve getting practical experience and exposure in building a music label alongside working on a host of music driven projects.



The interns will assist with administrative duties, digital music plug-ins, tracking content performance on digital and other media, artist liason, marketing and promotions and building relationships within the music industry

The interns will also be tasked with supporting various project needs as the label continues to evolve across various projects and avenues including:
• Artist liaison: To work and liaise with our potential and current artists
• Arrange their bookings and diaries
• Placing music for production for digital and physical release
• Coordinating the signing of contracts and organising recording sessions and photo shoots for artists
• Arrange media appearance and promotional work for artists
• Sampling of artist music and other related content
• Liaise with relevant radio, TV, online and other media platforms: plug and play content
• Arrange digital set-up distribution of content across iTunes, CD Baby, Deezer and other digital music platforms
• Digital servicing of singles, albums & clips to media, tv & radio
• Maintain and develop relationships directly with artists, scout and research new artists, songwriters, and producers,
review demo submissions, cover shows and coordinate detailed reports.
• Promoting and sampling music
• Dealing with national, regional and community radio stations and media across the board
• Update artist websites & social media pages with content including news, tour dates, photos and status updates etc.
• Assist with promotions & publicity with press releases, mail-outs, setting up artist interviews with media and giveaways

The ideal candidate should be hungry to learn, with a positive attitude, passion for music, must be a clear and confident communicator with music industry aspirations.

Requirements:

• Digitally savvy, with a passion for new technology and an ability to think creatively
• A confident and personable self-starter
• Superior attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, within tight deadlines
• Knowledge of microsoft office
• Digital media enthusiast
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal and team skills



If you're passionate about the music industry, forward your cover letter and CV to opportunities@contento.co.za using the reference #ContentoMusicIntern.

Closing Date: 31 March 2017

Sales, Marketing & Communications Graduate at Cummins 2017

Cummins Inc. is offering a Sales, Marketing & Communications Graduate Development Opportunity in Johannesburg, Gauteng.



As a member of Cummins' world-class Marketing and Sales Team, if you are determined to attain the highest levels of professional excellence, the company can provide you with the career path and extensive development opportunities you need to achieve your goals.

This graduate will mainly help Cummins Sales, Marketing & Communications team to manage promotions, design advertisements, and build strategies for attracting and retaining customers.

Your first day at Cummins, you'll notice a difference – you're joining a company focused on innovation and helping our neighbours.

Whether supporting education in our community or providing apprenticeships and internships, our goals go beyond our own success.

Notice anything different about us?
  • Works with Sales and Marketing teams to provide general marketing support to achieve and exceed business goals.
  • Provides analytic Sales and Marketing research for markets, products, and customers in support of the strategic and business planning process.
  • Researches, verifies, and organizes market trend, competitive intelligence, and sales data.
  • Form strategies to build and promote the company brand, specifically in the African market
  • Build new as well as maintain existing customer relationships
  • Manage key customer accounts and respond to day-to-day queries
  • Work with and assist the technical team to provide solutions to the customer
  • Support and assist with various projects
REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 
  • Ability to learn, analyze, and understand business and technical processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentation) to all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Effective team work and multi-tasking skills a must
  • Ability to speak Chinese, Mandarin language
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or Strategy.
  • Would also consider a mechanical engineering qualification if the candidate is interested in going into sales
 Primary Location: Johannesburg

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

DST National Centre for Nanostructured Materials 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.



Internship Opportunities: National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials

About the job: 

The CSIR has five internship opportunities in the National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials within the Material Science and Manufacturing (MSM) unit.

The research unit is seeking motivated and enthusiastic Interns to gain exposure and practical work experience by involvement in our research projects.

These positions are based in Pretoria.

About the unit The CSIR/DST National Centre for Nanostructured Materials is a platform for the implementation of the South African National Nanotechnology Strategy.

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

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.

Research topics:

 Clay / nano additives: chemical processing involving manufacturing of nano-structures and scaling-up for various applications;
 Materials for Device Applications: fabrication and testing / characterisation of materials;
 Characterisation Facility: assisting staff, CSIR, academic and industrial clients in the characterisation of materials across a number of techniques and instruments.

Key responsibilities:

 Conduct literature searches for research projects;
 Conduct experimental work in the laboratory for research projects;
 Assist Researchers and Operators where needed;
 Operate Scaling-up plant equipment (e.g. Extruder, Injection Mould, Film Blow Mould, Autoclave, Product Drying equipment, etc. – training will be provided);
 Characterise products/materials (e.g. SEM, XRD, TGA, etc. - training will be provided);
 Compile reports and other project related documents;
 General housekeeping of labs and Scaling-up plants.

Qualifications, skills and experience: 
 National Diploma / Bachelor of Technology: Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Polymer Processing and/or Polymer Technology;
 Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Science Honours: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Polymer Processing and/or Polymer Technology;
 Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Engineering Honours: Chemical Engineering or Polymer Processing;
 Knowledge of the following will be an advantage:
o Research knowledge in nano materials, clay/nano additives and/or polymer processing or synthesis; o Industrial know how in chemical plant operation, compounding or polymer processing or synthesis; o Hands-on experience in running of characterization equipment, either electron microscopy (SEM, TEM), x-ray instruments (XRD), optical instruments (FTIR, PL, etc.), or polymer characterization instruments (TGA, DMA, DSC, Rheometry etc).
 The following skills are essential: 
o Communication and presentation skills;
o Research and report-writing skills; o Solution-seeking orientation and problem solving skills;
o A goal-oriented approach;
o Ability to work independently as well as in teams;
o Computer literacy.



Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to jobapplications@csir.co.za with your name and surname, position title and reference number in the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Internships - Nano – Structured Materials : Reference No: 307951) .

Closing date: 03 April 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY.

Sales Graduate Programme at P&G 2017

Taken together, our Purpose, Values, and Principles are the foundation for P&G's unique culture. For over 175 years, these ideas have gone way beyond our products and services.



It's something rooted in the character of our people. Together, we're sparking creativity. Making an impact. Surpassing challenges. And creating ideas that touch and improve lives.

We are growing P&G by fulfilling our Purpose with innovative products that improve people's lives in small but meaningful ways. We have internships in our sales department for suitable candidates.

Candidates will be required to work on a full time basis where they will be given all necessary tools to build their capability. 

The Sales Graduate Program will enable you to influence P&G’s customer's decisions in critical business areas by using conceptual selling techniques and data-based presentations. 

This involves developing product ranging, shelving, pricing and promotion strategies, based on research that gives us insight into what drives shopper purchase behavior. 

Graduates will be trained to design business plans which will deliver sales and market share objectives and help customers to develop programs which will build the business for them and for us. 

Qualifications 
  • What P&G looks for: 
  • P&G offers employment and internship opportunities to students from diverse academic backgrounds
    • Proven leadership experience through working with societies and/or group projects
    • Logical, Analytical & Strategic thinking
    • Good interpersonal skills (conflict, influence, negotiation, relationship building, diversity)
    • Good academic record
    • Passionate about innovation and winning 
  • What does P&G Offer?
    • Investment in Professional Learning and Development
    • A manager determined to invest in you
    • Competitive pay & benefits
    • Opportunities to work on or support Billion Dollar Brands you use everyday
    • Embracing diversity 
    • International exposure in a global, leading company
    • A high-performing and stimulating environment
    • Fun work place and colleagues
    • Touch & Improve Lives

Primary Location: Sandton

P&G Plant Technician Internships Opportunity 2017

Taken together, our Purpose, Values, and Principles are the foundation for P&G's unique culture. For over 175 years, these ideas have gone way beyond our products and services.



It's something rooted in the character of our people. Together, we're sparking creativity. Making an impact. Surpassing challenges. And creating ideas that touch and improve lives.

We are growing P&G by fulfilling our Purpose with innovative products that improve people's lives in small but meaningful ways. We have internships in our manufacturing department for suitable candidates.

Candidates will be required to work on a full time basis where they will be given all necessary tools to build their capability. 

The key focus will be to develop the candidate towards qualifying as Production Technicians at a world-class facility. Successful completion of the internship program will offer the candidate a stronger chance of full time employment. 

The successful candidate will be based at the P&G Manufacturing plant in Spartan. 

What does P&G Offer
  • Investment in your continuous learning and growth
  • A flexible & challenging career for you
  • Creating a Personal Development Plan together
  • Business responsibility from day one
  • International exposure in a global, leading company
  • Interesting and diverse assignments
  • Competitive pay
  • A great manager determined to invest in your growth and career
  • A high-performing and stimulating environment
  • Embracing diversity
  • Fun work place and colleagues
Qualifications 
  • Matric Certificate or relevant N3 equivalent ONLY
  • Leadership and willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to build team capability
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Green Barcoded ID or Smartcard ID is essential
  • Medically and physically fit to operate in a manufacturing environment

Primary Location: Gauteng

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

HSRC Internship Opportunities 2017

The Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA), incorporated into Human Science Research Council since April 2014 seeks to invite highly motivated post graduate students, who is interested in pursuing a career in research, to apply for this research internship positions in its Programme.



The period for the internship is twenty four months and successful candidates will be based at AISA in the HSRC.

1x Science & Technology
1x Governance and Security

 Pretoria - Two year contract            

Applications are invited from interested candidates who hold an Honours degree in the Human Sciences and registered for a Master’s degree or who will be registering for a Master’s degree within 6 months after the appointment is made.

Sound analytical, research, writing and publication abilities will be an added advantage.

The successful incumbents will be based in Pretoria.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Work with a research team on all aspects of conducting research, surveys and the analysis of resultant data and other relevant data sources;
•    Make demonstrable progress towards the achievement of a Master’s degree;
•    Develop own personal academic competencies through formal and informal training activities;
•    Write up research results for conference presentations, research reports and manuscripts for publication;
•    Commit to and participate in clear research trainee mentoring and capacity development activities.

Key Requirements:
•    Be in possession of a Honours Degree and registered for a Master’s Degree or in the process to register for a Master’s degree within six months of appointment;
•    Have an interest in research that seeks to extend and enhance the use and impact of scientific research;
•    Have a  sound academic record;
•    Curiosity, enthusiasm and interest in a research career that includes working with statistics and data analysis;
•    Be an innovative thinker;
•    Must be a South African citizen.

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications: In your application, please include: your CV, a letter of motivation, and the details of three recent referees (with telephone, fax and e-mail contact details).

Ensure that you indicate the reference number. The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements.

Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise in the competencies required for the position.

Please submit your application to:

The Head: Human Resources, HSRC, Private Bag X41, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to the HSRC Building, Room S944, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Alternatively applications may be e-mailed to recruitment@hsrc.ac.za. 

(Ref. No: AISA MA- Sci & Tech 03/17/ AISA MA- Gov & Sec 03/17)

Please indicate the reference number in the subject line, applications that do not adhere to this, will not be considered. For enquiries (not applications) please contact Dr T Simelane on +27 12 316 9771.

The HSRC is committed to accelerating the improvement in the proportion of its senior managers and research leaders who are black, female or disabled.

Closing Date: 7 April 2017.


We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date. Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

The HSRC Reserves the right to not make an appointment

APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Feedem Internship Opportunity 2017

Established in 1975, Feedem is a large contract catering company in South Africa which manages in excess of 250 sites and employs more than 3000 people ranging from dieticians, chefs and human capital specialists to hygiene experts.



We provide a wide range of catering and associated services to clients in all industries. Outsourcing your catering services to us will allow you to focus on your core business while benefiting from our expertise.

This will improve your economies of scale, infrastructure and ability to add instant capacity to your organisation.

We have a countrywide footprint with offices in all rnajor cities in South Africa. We have the capacity to accommodate a successful candidate in cities such as Cape Town, Johannesburg,
Bloemfontein, Kimberley, George, Port Elizabeth and Durban.

FEEDEM is offering a 12-month internship (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018) to students looking to carve a career in the contract catering industry.

The internship is aimed at unemployed university graduates who have completed their qualification in hospitality and are not ernployed or under ernployed due to lack of work experience.

There are mininum requirements for the position.

Applicants must be:

• Aged between 18 and 35 years.
• A South African citizen.
• Attended a public education institution.
• In possession of a qualification related to hospitality, obtained from a public university.

Stipend amount of R3000.00 per month as prescribed by CATHSSETA.

To apply, forward a two-page CV to elmaril@feedern.co.za or fax to 021 559 6390. Certified copies of your qualification and ID will be required at the interview.



Closing date for applications: 28 March 2017. No late applications will be accepted.

Logistics Graduate Programme at DAR 2017

DAR strives for the best level of service which is made possible by a committed and professional team.


Since our inception in 1997, DAR, a BBBEE company, has been a reputable supplier of world-class brands in industrial and automotive engineering components.

As of 2009, we have increased our efforts on automotive component products. DAR now supply a range of Automotive glass, lamps, body parts, propeller shafts, brake parts, gaskets, radiators & fans, tensioners, CV joints & shafts, engine valves, electric fuel pumps, clutch kits, suspension parts and has the resources to procure any other components that our customers would require.

In order to provide our customers with cost savings and re-engineering solutions we also have in-house 3D design, drafting, and project management capability.

We are looking for a logistic graduate to join our growing team.

Requirements: 
  • Degree or diploma in either Purchasing or Logistics
  • Candidates between the ages of 18 - 35 who are currently unemployed will be considered
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must be available immediately
  • Candidates must have good communication and computer skills, be a team player and have a passion for self-development


If you are a Logistics graduates looking to join a graduate programme, please forward your cover letter, CV and academic record to nicole@dargroup.co.za.

Closing Date: 29 March 2017.

No late applications will be accepted.

Tourism Graduates Opportunity at Limpopo Government 2017

The mission of the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism is to enable a competitive economy and sustainable environmental and tourism development towards an improved quality of life for all.



The Department's strategic goals are to improve the service delivery to communities and stakeholders through a skilled, accountable, empowered and integrated Public Service; contribute to the growth of the economy and job creation through targeted interventions; protect and enhance environmental assets and natural resources; and have Limpopo positioned as the preferred tourist destination within the South African Development Community (SADC).

Invitation to Unemployed Tourism Graduates — to apply for placement within Local and District Municipalities.

The Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism invites applications from suitably qualified and unemployed tourism graduates to apply for placement at municipalities.

 The tourism graduates will be placed in the municipalities where tourism structures and tourism partnership needs strengthening.

Tourism has been recognised as growing competitive business globally and growth is expected to increase over the next decade and will arguably have a “powerful impact” on the growth of the tourism industry worldwide.

This creates a huge demand in capacitating all industry players including Local and District Municipalities to provide the necessary environment that supports this growth

Requirements
  • Certified copies of Tourism Degree, Diploma or NQF 6
  • Completed Z83 (download here)
  • A recent and comprehensive CV
  • Certified Identity Document
  • Must be based in Limpopo
  • Must not be older than 35
Closing date is 31 March 2017.

All documents should be submitted to: Evridiki Towers, Registry Office No B1-73 19 Biccard Street, POLOKWANE, 0700



Or email your cover letter and CV to: LowaneVG@ledet.gov.za.

For more information: Ms Vukosi Ratshipaladza 015 293 8504 / 082 805 1302.

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Via – Department of Economic Development, Environment & Tourism

Monday, 27 March 2017

Michaelhouse Learnership Opportunity 2017

Founded in 1896 and set in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, Michaelhouse is a leading Anglican Independent Senior Boarding School for Boys from Grade 8 to Grade 12.



Michaelhouse is looking for a motivated young person, who is currently working towards a career in Nature Conservation, to join our intern programme.

Ideally an applicant would either be busy with a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Nature Conservation and wishes to complete this study while working in the Michaelhouse Nature Reserve.

The incumbent will be required to support the management and development of the Michaelhouse Nature Reserve. He/She will be required to participate in and supervise all activities in the reserve including:
  • Maintaining maps of the reserve for management purposes
  • Undertaking biodiversity surveys and participating in related research projects
  • Planning and assisting with burning fire breaks and planned burns
  • Alien plant removal
  • Road, fence and building maintenance
  • Management of game and grasslands
  • Management of the Nguni herd in the Nature Reserve
  • Assisting with the planning and monitoring and of staff tasks and work flows.
  • Assisting with boys’ camps and outdoor projects
Ideally the candidate will:
  • Have an interest in and an enthusiasm for Nature Conservation
  • Be a qualified Nature Guide or have successfully completed at least one year of study towards a diploma or degree in Nature Conservation, and be committed to completing this qualification.
  • have a valid driver’s licence
  • be fluent in English and isiZulu
  • be interested in working with scholars in a nature reserve environment
In return Michaelhouse offers
  • Free single accommodation with meals during term-time
  • Payment of appropriate distance-learning course fees
  • A stipend
Should you be interested in being considered for this programme please send a brief CV to The Deputy Rector- Co-Curricular Studies (email address below) on or before 28 March 2017.
Michaelhouse reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Closing Date: March 28, 2017

Balgowan, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sport Co-ordinator Internship Opportunity at Mitchell House 2017

Mitchell House is an independent English-medium school in Polokwane founded in 1994. The school is located on a high-lying, sixteen hectare site, and pursues a holistic educational philosophy that includes, academic, sporting and cultural excellence as primary goals.



The School seeks to recruit a suitable applicant to fill the following position:

(Enrolled part time with an accredited institution and working towards obtaining a relevant Degree)
The applicant will report directly to the Director of Sport and will be required to uphold, manage and enhance the school’s sporting programme.

Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills is necessary.

Responsibilities & Duties will include:
  • Coaching various sports codes.
  • Delivering sport safely to pupils.
  • Organising and arranging events both at home and away.
  • Enhancing the profile of sporting events.
  • Increasing the quality of pupil participation in sport.
The successful applicants will be required to fill this post from May 2017.

Please submit a CV with the names and contact numbers of three referees to the email address below before Friday, 7 April 2017.

Only suitably qualified and experienced candidates will be considered. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. 

The school reserves the right not to make this appointment. Short listed candidates will be contacted by 20 April 2017.

Closing Date: April 7, 2017
Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa