Sunday, 4 December 2016

Digital Marketing Intern at Liquorice 2016

Liquorice is a growing and dynamic advertising agency with offices in Durban and head office in Cape Town. We need someone who will have no problem fitting into this driven and dynamic group.

Job description
Creation of monthly e-marketing, incl.:
- Doing research for e-newsletter content (liaise with client and other stakeholders)
- Writing copy and/or copy platforms
- Sourcing images, newsletter lay-out
- Ensuring client approvals of copy, layout and look and feel of newsletter
- Oversee the testing and sending of all newsletters
- This includes the creation and sending of all event invites
Consumer database
- Management of data entry
- Reporting on growth and segmentation of consumer databases
Websites:
- Updating the website with past and upcoming events (liaise with client on collecting all event write-ups and images)
Reporting:
- All activity on all our websites is tracked and candidate will ensure to collate all data for client on a monthly basis
- Updating status reports
- Facebook reports
Administration:
- Undertaking administrative tasks (filing, emails, document storage, research)
- Costing briefs
- Conversational briefs

Skills required
- Understanding of social networking platforms
- Understanding of the online environment
- Basic understanding of statistical analysis
- Keeping up to date with current and emerging web technologies through relevant blogs, lists and opinion leading websites
- Good command of the English language
- Research skills
- Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google/Gmail

Skills advantageous
- Understand and integrate SEO techniques into client websites
- Understand and interpret Google Analytics
- Basic experience or training in e-marketing

Personal skills/attributes
- Able to initiate and follow process
- Able to communicate well as they will be interacting with clients
- Have great work ethic and be prepared to go the extra mile
- Able to work well within a team and a fast learner
- Use of initiative
- Problem solving
- Priority setting – organised
- Proactive
- Team player
- Attention to details


Location: Western Cape


CONTACT DETAILS
Send your CV and cover letter to Geiroeneesa Bailey hr@liquorice.co.za

Customer Success Content Intern at YOCO 2016

We are looking for a driven individual to support our dynamic team and venture! Our internship programme will expose you to the inner workings of a fast-growing startup, as well as offer the many perks that come with it.


ROLE | WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING?

At Yoco, customer experience is at the core of everything we do. It starts with a simple sign up process, which gets our customers up and running quickly through to our great product that just works. All of the teams get involved to ensure that we always deliver a delightful experience to our customers.

As a member of the Customer Success team you will be critical in ensuring our merchants better use our product, access support, and grow and manage their business.

Key activities include:
Creating knowledge bases and guides around Yoco’s products and offerings on our online support portal
Creating blog content, newsletters and support articles

IDEAL CANDIDATE | WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for a someone who is who passionate about using communication.  You must really enjoy making useful communication for different people, in different situations for different purposes, whether the communication be text, images, videos or be in different channels.

This is the position for you if you…
Like to explore the world with different lenses, practice empathy, get frustrated with the average, love creating, amplifying or refining value and want to be uncomfortable
Value autonomy, have an opinion, challenge your assumptions and the norms around you
Are a strong communicator with excellent written and verbal skills, with visual communications skills and experience being an added bonus
Want to work with the smartest people, on solutions that have more than monetary value, selling a product that people want.

VALUE PROPOSITION | WHAT WILL YOU BE GETTING?  

As a member of the Yoco team, this comes with great responsibility, offering:
Valuable learning opportunities from seasoned professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit
Insight into the runnings of a high growth, innovative start-up
Potential to grow into a permanent position
Competitive remuneration

Show and tell us what you’ve learnt and how you can be a valuable member of the team and don’t be ordinary. If we like your show and tell, we will send you a time-constrained task to see what you’re made of.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Media Research/Analysis Internship at Ornico 2016

Ornico is a leading provider of reputation, media and brand intelligence research across the African continent.


Ornico is making six internships available for graduates in the communications, marketing, research and statistics related fields. The internship will be for a year and will entail the monitoring and analysis of various media data – including, television, radio, print, social media and more.

Requirements
Graduates in communications/marketing/research/statistics related fields
Computer literacy essential.

Personal Skills/Attributes
Attention to detail
Excellent time management
Punctual
Curious
Deadline driven
Accuracy is essential

Remuneration: negotiable Basic salary
Location: Johannesburg, Sandton
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Student
Type: Temporary 1 year

Send your motivation and CV to carolp@ornicogroup.co.za. Closing Date: 3 December 2016

Land Bank Graduate Programme 2016

The Land Bank of South Africa invites South African born unemployed graduates who are between the ages of 18-30 years to apply for the 2017 Graduate Learner Programme.


The programme will run for a fixed period of twelve (12) months.

These roles are mainly based in Centurion but Learners may be placed in Provincial Offices as the need arise.

The main purpose of the Graduate Internship is to explore a career interest, develop skills and knowledge, and gain practical work experience within the field of Agriculture, Business Management and Banking.
Land Bank is a specialist agricultural bank guided by a government mandate to provide financial services to the commercial farming sector and to agri-business.Today, the Bank is a true South African development finance institution that serves all farmers equally.
Key Performance Areas
  • Complete all internship duties in a professional manner as determined by the mentor to ensure the development of skills in the relevant field;
  • Take initiative when questions, situations, or concerns arise and display pro-activeness;
  • Participate and successfully complete the intended qualification of the internship;
  • Supporting various office administrative duties;
  • Assisting with the coordination and execution of various tasks such as writing of reports and memos;
  • Performs additional job-related duties and responsibilities as requested.
Requirements
Certificate, National Diploma or Degree in the following areas:
  • Agriculture
  • Business Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Knowledge Management
  • Credit
  • Risk
  • Audit
  • Legal
Competencies
  • Report writing
  • Presentation and Analytical skills
  • Communication
  • Passion and Energetic
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Administrative and Coordination skills
Applications close on 05 December 2016. 

Click here to apply online

Compuscan Learnership Programme 2016

Compuscan, a registered credit bureau that is based in Stellenbosch, has various learnership positions immediately available.


This one year SETA funded learnership is for unemployed learners whom want to have a career within the education, training and development fields and perform the roles of training coordinators, entry-level trainers, junior training officers and training administrators.
Available Learnership Opportunities
  1. Administrative Assistant
  2. Consumer Care Agents / Customer Service Consultants
  3. Legal Administrator
Key Performance Areas
Administrative Assistant Duties:
  • Assist with training coordination and scheduling
  • Filing and record keeping including data capturing
  • Preparation and distribution of training material
  • Deal or provide support to learners (as and when required)
  • Assist with tracking, monitoring and preparation of learner assessment for marking and moderation
  • Assist with learner certification
Consumer Care Agents/Customer Service Consultants Duties:
  • Providing a single point of contact to consumers to log disputes and access their credit reports (including data capturing)
  • Providing accurate information and support to consumers
  • Handle incoming calls, emails or any electronic media from customers (as and when required)
  • Attending to daily/weekly administrative reports and supplying feedback
Legal Administrator Duties:
  • Filing/record management –  the candidate need to be organised and willing to get job done
  • Maintaining contract repository
  • Following up on contract signature process
  • Data capturing
  • Legal record keeping
  • Updating files
  • General miscellaneous admin tasks around the office and within a team and provide the team with administrative assistance
  • Research; the legal team may request legal administrators to carry out research
  • Diarise and book meetings and coordinate meetings, teleconference, and video conferences
Requirements
  • Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematics, English and another South African Language
  • Computer literate – able to use MS Excel, Word, PPT and E-Mail/Internet
  • Unemployed
  • 2 years’ prior work experience beneficial
  • Strong interest in education, training and development and/or human resources development
Key Competencies
  • Administration skills beneficial
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good attention to detail
Please send your CV along with a certified copy of your ID and Grade 12 Certificate/ Other Qualification and a 1 page motivational letter as to why need to be considered for the application to cvs@compuscan.co.za

Via – Compuscan

TWK Agri Communication Trainee Opportunity 2016

The purpose of the role is to develop and maintain application programs using a specified programming language (e.g. C+, Natural) with the focus on automation and business efficiency.


 Key Responsibilities
  • Use the detailed program design and implementation plan, received from a senior system builder or technical team lead, to develop programs (e.g. Cobol, Java, .net) that accommodates automated output according to Absa Standards with focus on automation, error handling and presentation of output.
  • Develop unit test plans, in order to record expected test results during unit testing, by analysing the business requirements document.
  • Conduct unit testing as specified in the unit test plan and document the outcomes in order to ensure that the code developed is error free.
  • Inform and update the System Developer or technical team lead on the status of all escalated service problems (Severity 1) or outages when they occur and until they are resolved.
  • Attend relevant project progress review sessions and provide feedback when required.
  • Insert comments in the program code in order to facilitate maintenance of the application.
  • Create documentation (e.g. maintenance guide) for all new projects and store the completed documentation in an appropriate repository (e.g. a share point site or central server).

Competencies

  • Working with people
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectation
  • Writing and reporting
  • Analysing
  • Planning and organising
  • Following instructions and procedures

General

  • The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity strategy

Essential/Basic Qualifications 

  • NQF Level 5: Three (3)-year National Diploma/Higher Certificate
  • Relevant diploma or higher certificate in computer science or information technology.
  • Essential Experience: Not applicable - this position is an entry-level graduate position.
  • No previous work experience is required.
  • Preferred Experience: One (1)+ Year experience in an application development environment.
  • No Criminal Record

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status.


Copywriter Internship at CarZar 2016


As intern copywriter you will enforce your ability to capture the essence of key messages in as few effective words as possible (e.g. key differentiations, brand, key facts etc.) in order to tell a story that is engaging to CarZar audience.


You will be able to work with a creative team to communicate with high-impact messages, and you’ll develop a clear knowledge of how to distil complexity into simple and clear messaging.

The following responsibilities pertain to the intern copywriter role:
  • Conceptualizing;
  • Brainstorming and writing campaign copy;
  • Copywriting (web content, newsletters, auto-responder emails, product descriptions, site copy, help guides and general marketing communication);
  • Work closely with the other members of the Marketing team to develop original, relevant and impactful copy; Contribute to building CarZar blog;
  • Ensure that campaigns deadlines are met;
  • Review pieces of copy to correct mistakes and ensure that it is of the highest quality;
  • Learn, understand and adhere to the Marketing channels copy requirements;
  • Contribute to building and maintaining Content Repository.

REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate is a young talented, creative mind, with studies/deep interest Mass Communication, Social Media, Blog/or Digital Copywriting.
  • Must have excellent spoken and written English;
  • High level of motivation;
  • Innovative, flexible and able to take initiatives;
  • Able to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment;
  • Deadline driven with excellent time management skills;
  • Planning and organizational skills;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Precise and meticulous;
  • Genuine passion for travel and content strategy;
  • Experience in Mass Communication, Copywriting, Social Media or Digital writing;
  • Experience with SEO and Social Media is highly desirable;
  • HTML knowledge is a plus;
  • Knowledge of Afrikaans/Xhosa/Zulu is a plus.

BENEFITS

  • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds
  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • Fantastic learning and results oriented culture
  • Opportunities to progress to more senior operations roles as the company grows

    NOTE: this is a paid internship opportunity.

Compuscan Learnership Programme 2016

Compuscan, a registered credit bureau that is based in Stellenbosch, has various learnership positions immediately available.

This one year SETA funded learnership is for unemployed learners whom want to have a career within the education, training and development fields and perform the roles of training coordinators, entry-level trainers, junior training officers and training administrators.
Available Learnership Opportunities
  1. Administrative Assistant
  2. Consumer Care Agents / Customer Service Consultants
  3. Legal Administrator
Key Performance Areas
Administrative Assistant Duties:
  • Assist with training coordination and scheduling
  • Filing and record keeping including data capturing
  • Preparation and distribution of training material
  • Deal or provide support to learners (as and when required)
  • Assist with tracking, monitoring and preparation of learner assessment for marking and moderation
  • Assist with learner certification
Consumer Care Agents/Customer Service Consultants Duties:
  • Providing a single point of contact to consumers to log disputes and access their credit reports (including data capturing)
  • Providing accurate information and support to consumers
  • Handle incoming calls, emails or any electronic media from customers (as and when required)
  • Attending to daily/weekly administrative reports and supplying feedback
Legal Administrator Duties:
  • Filing/record management –  the candidate need to be organised and willing to get job done
  • Maintaining contract repository
  • Following up on contract signature process
  • Data capturing
  • Legal record keeping
  • Updating files
  • General miscellaneous admin tasks around the office and within a team and provide the team with administrative assistance
  • Research; the legal team may request legal administrators to carry out research
  • Diarise and book meetings and coordinate meetings, teleconference, and video conferences
Requirements
  • Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematics, English and another South African Language
  • Computer literate – able to use MS Excel, Word, PPT and E-Mail/Internet
  • Unemployed
  • 2 years’ prior work experience beneficial
  • Strong interest in education, training and development and/or human resources development
Key Competencies
  • Administration skills beneficial
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good attention to detail
How to apply
Please send your CV along with a certified copy of your ID and Grade 12 Certificate/ Other Qualification and a 1 page motivational letter as to why need to be considered for the application to cvs@compuscan.co.za
Via – Compuscan

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Danone Graduate Opportunity 2016

anone Southern Africa, an international FMCG company is looking for graduates to be part of the Graduate Programme in Johannesburg.


With our global presence, brands and business within our mission,bringing health through food to as many people as possible; we believe that people growth is a key asset to reach a sustainable business performance. Take this opportunity to GROW together!

What do we offer?
We are giving the opportunity to young graduates to join the Danone family as part of a Graduate programme. This program will provide an introduction to the working world of Danone, as well as a strong foundation and further development.

Who are we looking for?
If you are a driven, passionate an ambitious individual who recently graduated we invite you to join our team and help us in achieving and maintaining our vision of “Bringing Health through food to as many people as possible”. At Danone we value our employees and you can consider our Graduate program as a stepping stone to bigger and better career opportunities.

What do you need?
A Potential candidate will need to:
  • Have a good sense of self-awareness and portray leadership potential
  • Have a positive team spirit and good social skills
  • High level of commitment and initiative
  • Drive to achieve ambitious performance objectives and quality standards
  • Relevant 3-4 year Bachelor’s degree
  • 0-2 Years work experience
What does the program entails?
  • During this year 1-year period you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your potential by working on live assignments and projects that are important to the company, whilst gaining the necessary business skills.
  • Your performance will be monitored and reviewed regularly. You will receive guidance and continuous development throughout the year.
  • You will have the opportunity to gain exposures to various departments across our business and gain in depth knowledge of our operations.

Click here to apply online

Road Accident Fund Internship Programme 2016

The Road Accident Fund is is committed to youth skills development by providing graduates with an opportunity to gain work experience.


Applications are invited for Internships from unemployed graduates between the age of 18 and 35. Interns will be awarded a monthly stipend.

The programme will run for a period of Twelve (12) months at the following locations:
  • Contact/Call Centre  – Durban Regional Office (Reference No: ICA25112016DBN)
  • Head Office in Centurion – Risk Management (Reference No: 23092016RMI)
  • Head Office in Centurion – ICT Security Department (Reference No: 23092016ICTS)
The Road Accident Fund’s mission is to provide appropriate cover to all road users within the borders of South Africa; to rehabilitate and compensate persons injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents in a timely and caring manner; and to actively promote safe use of our roads
Requirements
  • Grade 12 @ NQF level 4 certificate
  • B-Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or Information Technology or
  • 3 year National Diploma or B Degree in Risk Management/ Internal Audit/ Accounting or
  • Degree or Diploma in Marketing; Communication and Stakeholder Relations, a Certificate in Call Centre will be an added advantage
  • Certified copy of your ID
  • Certified copy of grade 12 and post-matric qualification results
  • Your CV and motivational letter

Closing date is 06 December 2016. Applications can be forwarded to the following mail addresses (No hand delivered applications will be accepted)
INSTRUCTION TO PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS
  1. Indicate the name and the reference number for the Internship you are applying for on the subject line.
  2. Submit a short CV and a motivational letter as to why your application should be considered with a maximum of 3 pages, applications with no academic transcript will not be considered.
  3. Indicate the branch for which you are applying.
The Road Accident Fund subscribes to the principles of employment equity and preference will be given to groups who are under represented in terms of our Employment Equity Plan. Please note that the prospective employees will be subjected to security vetting
NB: Applicants who have not received any correspondence from us within six weeks from the closing date can consider themselves unsuccessful.

Via – Road Accident Fund