Friday, 19 June 2015

Social Media Internship at UFS 2015

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Free State has a Social Media Internship opportunity available within the School of Medicine. This post is available on a 1 year contract appointment.

Duties and responsibilities:


  • Assist with planning and execution of internal communication campaigns.

  • Assist with planning and execution of social media campaigns.

  • Attend campaigns, activities and events on the Bloemfontein and South Campuses. Take photos and write stories for the various communication platforms of the University.

  • Write posts for the University’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

  • Create new boards on Pinterest.

  • Assist with practical arrangements for video recordings.

  • Distribute corporate publications.

  • Assist staff members in other units with duties as assigned from time to time.

  • Work with the School of Medicine marketing committee to develop future external communication and marketing strategies.

  • Write articles/stories for internal and external communication, as well as media channels on activities at the School of Medicine.


Inherent requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communication or Journalism.

Required competencies:

  • Advanced computer skills in MS Word and PowerPoint.

  • Basic computer skills in MS Excel.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s parallel- medium and richly diverse working environment.

  • Good writing skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Time management skills.

  • Basic photography skills.


The following criteria apply to the selection of candidates:

  • Not currently participating in an existing learnership/internship programme.

  • Willing to sign a learnership/internship agreement with the UFS.

  • Candidate must be available for a period of 1 year.

  • Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation.


Click Here To Apply For Social Media Internship at UFS 2015

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