Monday, 27 February 2017

Digital Marketing Intern at TruDiamonds 2017

Tru-Diamonds is looking for a hardworking, self-motivated and digital savvy graduate with good communication and organisational skills for an internship with our team in Cape Town.



This is a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in digital marketing and to learn about branding and marketing in an international company that operates in an exciting market sector.

If you make a success of this opportunity it can lead to a long-term career in the fast growing, international digital and multi-channel marketing space.

In this internship, you will report to and work closely with the marketing director. The ideal candidate should have an excellent understanding of marketing principles and will be responsible for putting them into practice within the technical arena of our digital marketing.

Bonus skills are writing skills with a thorough understanding of social media. Tru-Diamonds is an international, multi-channel jewellery brand, headquartered in the UK. See our website at www.trudiamonds.co.uk


In Cape Town we are a small but dynamic team that provides marketing services for Tru-Diamonds and we require an all-rounder intern with a can-do attitude:

Some of the things you’ll do include:
  • Put marketing campaigns into practice by means of our marketing system
  • Researching trending topics and providing analysis
  • Taking responsibility for various marketing admin functions
  • Recording minutes of marketing meetings
Additional responsibilities may be:
  • Writing blog posts and press releases
  • Creating and posting social media and emailer content
  • Developing, placing and evaluating Facebook and other ads in line with our current marketing campaigns and strategy
Requirements
  • Formal marketing/business/English qualifications
  • Excellent proofing and writing skills
  • Thoroughly PC and digitally literate
  • Attention to detail and a willingness to take on responsibility
  • Very organised with a systematic approach - ability to keep track of workflow
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Must be able to work independently and quickly
  • You must be prepared to take on whatever is thrown at you
Send your Cover letter and CV to Lowis Coetzee: lowis@trudiamonds.co.uk.

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Marketing Internship Opportunity at Yuppiechef 2017

Yuppiechef.com was founded in 2006 by two good friends and only thirty-two products in a lounge in Plumstead, Cape Town. More than a decade later, our simple goal remains: To offer you the best kitchen and home products—and to be the very best at doing it.



We're often on the lookout for talented people to join our team.

“I love marketing because...”

If you feel that you want to finish this sentence with enthusiasm and your unique stamp, then read on.

Our team at Yuppiechef is a pretty talented bunch that thrive in the ground-breaking and ever evolving world of online commerce.

If the thought of being part of this team - who thrives on a challenge, thinks out of the box and is driven by excellence - excites you, then we would like to hear from you.

The intern role will include:
  • Managing our daily correspondence with external companies / individuals who want to partner with us. Acting as the first point of contact.
  • Assistance with PR activity
  • Arranging the necessary products and props for photography shoots (both internal and external)
  • Arranging gifting / prizes as necessary
  • Working as part of a team scheduling and arranging focus groups and panel discussions
  • Conducting research and reviews of new trends in our markets
  • Working on the setup and basic reporting for newsletters
  • Managing and working on updating the internal image library
  • Helping the Marketing Managers with campaign implementation
What we would like you to bring:
  • Passion for the online marketing space and a real drive to start building your career in this area
  • Desire to learn from others
  • Your knowledge from your recently completed relevant degree / diploma. We want to help you put into practice your learnings.
  • A strong sense of organisation and a desire to help the team in any way that might be required
  • Proactivity.  You’ll need to look for ways to help rather than having to be asked
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire to add value to the team and company
  • A desire to learn and grow
If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for and you are interested in a six month internship, apply using the link and we could be chatting soon.

Location: Western Cape

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Literacy Coaches Graduate Opportunities at Room To Read 2017

Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.


Working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments, we develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.

We are non-governmental, non-religious and work with many local NGOs and community based organizations to implement our programs. We currently work in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam, and Zambia – countries with a desperate lack of resources to educate their children.

Since our inception, Room to Read’s worldwide team has impacted over 7.8 million children by constructing more than 1,600 schools, establishing over 15,000 libraries, publishing 874 new children’s book titles in 27 local languages, and reaching over 20,000 girls through our Girls’ Education programme.

GRADUATE LITERACY COACHES (REF No: LC)

Location: Sekhukhune and Bushbuckridge

Room to Read in South Africa is looking for Literacy Coaches (“LC”) based in Sekhukhune and in Bushbuckridge.

These incumbents will be responsible for supporting and coaching teachers, librarians, and principals to adopt new ways of working with children to increase their literacy skills and habit of reading.

 The Literacy Coaches will report to the Literacy Programme Operations Officer with strong communication, programmatic direction, and oversight also provided by the Literacy Program Officer.

Requirements: 
  • University diploma in education for foundation phase  or other related field; 0 -2 years teaching experience in foundations phase ; 
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), internet and related applications; 
  • Strong fluency in  Sepedi (both written and oral),
  • Ability to monitor progress of program implementation; 
  • Desire and ability to spend 90% of time traveling and visiting school sites to provide coaching and monitor progress of program implementation; 
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player.  
  • Strong ability to drive with a valid driver’s license.

The candidate must be competent in the following:
  • Serves as the technical resource in the schools on applying literacy skills and the habit of reading techniques in the classroom or library; 
  • Coordinates closely with the Instructional Design and Teacher Support Unit to ensure they are successfully implementing the program design and able to provide feedback on how well it is working; 
  • Regularly observes, demonstrates and coaches Grade 1 and 2  teachers in delivering the instructional component of the Literacy Program; 
  • Regularly observes, demonstrates and coaches all primary grade teachers and librarians in the implementation of the library period and reading activities; 
  • Supports Grade 1 and 2 teachers in effective use of ongoing student tracking assessments to inform instruction; 
  • Conducts and analyses data related to formative student assessments to inform support for Grade 1 and 2 teachers; 
  • Participates in regular review meetings and any other activities which may be required to be undertaken to fulfil the objectives of the organization; 
  • Supports donor visits through demonstration projects and presentation, as needed; 
  • Conducts ongoing planning, documentation, and reporting of school visits;


Interested persons can forward a motivation letter with a comprehensive CV to hiring.za@roomtoread.org

We welcome applications from persons with disabilities. Room to Read is an equal opportunity employer. If you do not hear from Room to Read within one month of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. 

CLOSING DATE: 31 March 2017.

Please note that late applications will not be considered and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. 

Operations Management Graduate at Pennypinchers 2017

Steinbuild is the Southern African operations building material division of Steinhoff International. SteinBuild’s retail activities expands to 104 outlets throughout Southern Africa.



Our branches are located in major centres in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

SteinBuild’s brands serve the full spectrum of the construction industry, including the residential, commercial and industrial markets, and enjoy the custom of professional and private developers, project managers, building contractors, builders, plumbers, electricians, joiners, cabinet-makers, tilers, roofing specialists, owner-builders and home improvers.

Are you recently qualified and struggling to get your foot in the door?

Are you looking for workplace experience?

If your answers to these questions are yes , then this is the opportunity for you.

The graduate will be given a 12 month internship contract with a well-known large retailer. This valuable work place experience opportunity will prepare you for future careers opportunities.

Qualified graduates are needed in the following areas (only National Diploma in Operations Management):
  • National Diploma in Operations Management
Minimum requirements:
  • Graduates must be qualified with a National Diploma in the past 12 – 24 months
  • Must be South African citizens
  • No work experience is required
Any of the following skills will be an advantage:
  • Computer knowledge (MS Office)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning / organizing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Please e-mail internal application form and / or CV to: coastalrecruitment@steinbuild.com OR fax : 087 237 2092

Closing date: 27 th February 2017

Position Reference Number: REQ08590

Notes: Please quote the above position reference number on all correspondence relating to this position.

STEINBUILD reserves the right not to fill all vacancies and appointments will be made in support of the Group’s employment equity strategy.

Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Behavioural Science Internship at CSIR 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.



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.

About the job:
The CSIR has an Internship opportunity in the Behavioural Science group within the Defence, Peace, Safety and Security (DPSS) unit.

The purpose of these role is to support the CSIR Behavioural Science Research Capability in both an administrative and research capacity by providing project management support to behavioural science researchers and assisting with administrative tasks related to research, project delivery and implementation.

This position is based in Stellenbosch.

Key responsibilities

Provide administrative and research support to Behavioural science researchers. This may include general office support duties as well as research support and arrangements pertaining to stakeholder interaction.

Research, prepare and circulate information;
 Assist with filing, project presentations and reports;
 Co-ordinate meetings with internal and external project teams, clients and visitors including
confirmation of appointments, venues and catering.

Qualifications, skills and experience

 A Bachelor’s degree in any behavioural science field;
 Willingness to work in a defence / military research environment;
 Show interest in psychology research with the defence, safety and security environment;
 Excellent communication skills in English ;
 Resourceful and versatile personality;
 Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
 Ability to prioritise and multi-task;
 Strong interpersonal and social skills;
 Excellent written and verbal English communication skills;
 Self-motivated and Pro-active personality with experience working autonomously.
 High levels of:
 Planning and organisational skills.
 Analytical and problem-solving skills.
 Numerical and research skills.
 Time-management skills.Proficient in English written and verbal communication including
excellent presentation skills.
 Committed and team player with sound interpersonal skills.
 Decisive and organised Proficient in MS Office programs and data analysis software

South African citizenship and security clearance are required for this position.


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: Internship - Behavioural Science: Reference No: 307807).

Closing date: 04 March 2017.

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

Friday, 24 February 2017

General Graduate Trainee at Pennypinchers 2017

Steinbuild is the Southern African operations building material division of Steinhoff International. SteinBuild’s retail activities expands to 104 outlets throughout Southern Africa.

Our branches are located in major centres in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana and are managed as either corporate, joint venture or franchise stores.

SteinBuild’s brands serve the full spectrum of the construction industry, including the residential, commercial and industrial markets, and enjoy the custom of professional and private developers, project managers, building contractors, builders, plumbers, electricians, joiners, cabinet-makers, tilers, roofing specialists, owner-builders and home improvers.

An exciting opportunity for a BCom General Graduate!

Are you recently qualified and struggling to get your foot in the door?

Are you looking for workplace experience?

If your answers to these questions are yes , then this is the opportunity for you.

The graduate will be given a 12 month internship contract with a well-known retailer based in Cape Town International Airport. This valuable work place experience opportunity will prepare you for future careers opportunities.

Minimum requirements:
  • Graduates must be qualified with a BCom General
  • Must be South African citizen
  • No work experience is required
Any of the following skills will be an advantage:
  • Good Excel skills
  • Computer knowledge (MS Office)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning / organizing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
Please e-mail CV to: coastalrecruitment@steinbuild.com OR fax : 087 237 2092

Closing date: 24 th February 2017

Location: Cape Town

Position Reference Number: REQ00606

Notes: Please quote the above position reference number on all correspondence relating to this position.

STEINBUILD reserves the right not to fill all vacancies and appointments will be made in support of the Group’s employment equity strategy.

Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Marketing Internship at Business Positioning Systems 2017

Business Positioning Systems (BPS) is a leading location-based search agency head-quartered in South Africa. 



Formed in 2007 to commercialise Point of Interest data listings on navigation devices, BPS went on to launch a number of location media solutions in the market. 

BPS now focuses on increasing client's local search visibility across digital platforms such as Google, TomTom and Here maps, along with other curated and trusted directories such as Zomato and Trip Advisor. 

The company has unrivaled expertise on a global scale in Google Places/My Business Optimisation, also known as Local SEO.

The internship position focuses on:
All digital mapping or location based platforms
  • Intensive data cleansing
  • POI data management 
Google My Business Optimisation (Local SEO) including:
  • Uploading locations onto Google My Business
  • Optimisation of listings including meeting predetermined targets for growth in impressions and clicks
  • General technical maintenance and upkeep of the platform
  • Implementing local SEO techniques;
  • Campaign management
  • Reputational management
  • Monthly reporting

Requirements

  • Matric qualification is a pre-requisite for candidates
  • Proficient on the entire Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Own transportation required

Advantageous

  • Diploma/degree (or studying towards) in the marketing sphere will be an advantage
  • Knowledge or experience in the SEO field

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving experience
  • Passionate about new media and the marketing sphere
  • Be a self-starter, i.e. able to work independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Tech savvy
  • Punctual and professional attitude
Send your cover letter and CV to Shani Marsh: shani@bpsystemsonline.com

Closing Date: 4 March 2017. No late applications will be accepted. 

Pyrotec Apprenticeship Programme 2017

An exciting new opportunity has opened up at Pyrotec in Cape Town. Pyrotec is a privately owned South African company specialising in a comprehensive range of coding and labelling equipment, on-pack informational and promotional devices, services that can detect and combat counterfeit activities, self-adhesive and hardware products for offices and homes as well as a range of kids craft activities.


The company seeks an Artisan Assistant for a CHALLENGING apprenticeship position to assist in the Engineering department.

You will be required to do your apprenticeship and work. You will be required to be at college 3 months of the year, you will be paid while you are at college.

We are looking for an ambitious individual who is up for the challenge, who wants to further their career and most importantly wants to learn!!! Please ONLY apply if Millwright or fitting and turning is of interest to you/or your passion.

Requirements:
  • Matriculation Certificate – With maths and science
  • Computer Literacy
  • Technical skills
Core Competencies:
  • Aptitude for technical application
  • Ahigh level of accuracy
  • Analytical thinking
  • Capable of working in a pressurised environment
Duties:
Assisting with the servicing and maintenance and installations of labelling and coding machinery or as required.

Should you feel that you are the ideal candidate, please email your CV and a 5 line motivational letter as to why you think you should be the successful candidate to employment@pyrotec.co.za.

When applying please quote the job title and reference number (PYRO053W) in the subject line.

Via – Pyrotec

Finance Graduate Opportunity at CTICC 2017

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) seeks a Finance graduate to join its team for a period of one year (Ref: 05/2017).


The main purpose of this position is to render administrative support to the Finance Manager and Finance Department.

The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is so much more than just another convention centre. An exceptional centre requires exceptional staff and the culture of the CTICC is one of teamwork, recognition, personal accountability, and service excellence.

We understand that it is only our people who make us the success we are and, as a result, we make every effort to ensure that we recruit talented, qualified and enthusiastic team players, who are able to embrace our values, fit in with our culture and recognise the value of hard work in a dynamic exciting environment.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Administrative support to the Financial Manager and Finance Department in terms of the tasks and activities associated with Logistical arrangements, The rendering of these tasks and activities require a high level of confidentiality
  • Distribution of reports
  • Ad-Hoc Duties as and when required
Requirements:
  • Bcomm Degree in Finance NQF Level 7 is required
  • Demonstrated ability to function under work and time pressure
  • Self-discipline, sound interpersonal relations regarding clients and colleagues, punctual and sound health
  • Must be computer literate and proficient with all MS applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to collate, update and maintain information necessitating the application of interpretative skills and understanding general clerical procedures
  • Communication and Writing Skill must be exceptional, both written and verbal. Engagement at all levels would be required
  • Good attention to detail

Kindly submit confidential applications to the Human Resources Department before 09 March 2017 or email recruitment@cticc.co.za, clearly indicating the position applying for.

The CTICC is committed to Employment Equity and particularly welcomes applications from suitably qualified Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDI’s). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Via – Cape Town International Convention Centre

SANCOB Internship Opportunity 2017

SANCCOB provides a 24/7 rescue service for sick and injured seabirds and abandoned chicks. We respond to oil spill disasters along the South African coastline.



The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) – a leading seabird conservation organisation, seeks to employ a Procurement and Logistics Intern to join their energetic and dedicated team in Table View, Cape Town.

The successful applicant will assist the Procurement and Inventory Officer to manage and control all stock and supplies, including sourcing, purchasing and receiving in a controlled and responsible manner, ensuring maximum savings and financial efficiency for the organisation. A monthly stipend of R2000.00 will be given to intern.

Reporting to the Procurement & Inventory Officer, the Intern will be responsible for he following:
  • Procurement:
    • Assist with sourcing stock and supplies, and arranging efficient delivery
    • Placing stock orders
    • Assist with regulating major suppliers and establishing a vendor master file
  • Stock control:
    • Ensure that all stock is duly received and accounted for
    • Assist in maintaining stock control
  • Logistics:
    • Assist with providing logistic support for all projects and operations at SANCCOB
    • Assist with maintaining company vehicles and controlling usage
  • Other:
    • Assisting with general administration and reception duties
    • Assisting the finance team with
Requirements

This position will be best suited to a Procurement & Stock Control student or recent graduate who seeks to gain practical experience.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable proof of the following:
  • Computer literacy with advanced Word and Excel skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Strong numeric skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Please forward CV (max 3 pages) and a letter of motivation to volunteers@sanccob.co.za, Attention Volunteer Coordinator.

Deadline for applications: 08 March 2017

Via – SANCCOB

Management Trainee Programme at Givaudan 2017

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over.



With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’.

The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.7 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has more than 10,000 employees worldwide.

Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment?

Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come and join Givaudan, a global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances – and impact your world.

The Givaudan Management Trainee Program is established to develop trainees for future management positions in key business areas such as Sales or Marketing.

You will participate in a 18 month program that combines structured learning and development with on-the-job training and project management opportunities in several departments at Givaudan South Afirca.

This programme is ideal for graduates/post graduates with some professional experience during or after studies.

In this exciting role you will be given assignments with the objective of building your business understanding and cultivating your business skills and competencies.

The broad structure will be:
  • During the 1.5 year program, you will undergo 3 assignments of 6 months duration each
  • Of the 3 assignments, one assignment might be outside South Africa
  • When you successfully complete the program, you will continue your career in Givaudan South Africa (Fragrance) as a Sales/Marketing professional, and apply your learning to our challenging business opportunities.
Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like Givaudan, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships.

Requirements
  • Bachelor degree or Master degree from reputable institute (Chemistry, Marketing or Business Administration desirable)
  • Result oriented personality with superior communication and communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work in a multicultural environment
  • Relevant Internship / Part Time work experience highly preferred
  • Capacity to learn and develop continuously
  • Curious mind
  • Self-motivated
  • Structured and creative approach to work
  • Passion for unique and artistic environment of leading global Fragrance House
Location: Johannesburg 


CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Oudtshoorn Municipality Graduate Programme 2017

The Greater Oudtshoorn area is nestled at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains in the heart of the Little Karoo region, Western Cape, South Africa.



It is defined as a semi-desert area with a unique and sensitive natural environment. It was once the indigenous home of the Koi-San people and the rock paintings on the walls of the caves in the surrounding area sends a message that survival in this area requires respect for the natural environment.

Oudtshoorn Local Municipality includes the towns of Oudtshoorn, De Rust and Dysselsdorp and is situated in the heart of the Little Karoo in the Western Cape. The Municipality strives to provide the best possible services and facilities to its residents, business community, industries, hospitality and tourism sector.

Oudtshoorn Municipality in partnership with the Department of Local Government: Western Cape is proud to present skills development opportunities for graduate youth permanently residing in the Oudtshoorn municipal area.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Successfully completed Degree or National diploma within the last three years (2014 – 2016) at an accredited tertiary institution with attached proof (where applicable)
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • The applicant must reside within the municipal area
FIELD OF STUDY TO BE OFFERED AS GRADUATE INTERNSHIP
  • Spatial and Regional Planning
  • Human Resource Management/Development
  • Risk Management
  • Public Administration
  • Environmental Health Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Strategic and Regional Planning
  • Policy Development and Research
  • Law
  • Information and Communication Technology.

Closing Date: 10 March 2017

Salary: Stipend: R4 989.00 per month

Application form accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications and identity document (not older than three months) must be submitted and directed to:  Mr. R.S. Claassen, HR Manager: Development & Transformation, Human Resources Department, Oudtshoorn Municipality, Voortrekker Road, Oudtshoorn, 6620.

Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and written assessment.

Please Note: Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification. If you have not been contacted within 30 working days after the closing date of this advertisement, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. Curriculum Vitae’s will not be returned. Council reserves the right not to make an appointment. No applications sent via email or faxed will be considered.