Monday, 21 September 2015

Public Relations and Social Media Intern 2015

SA Weddings seeks a Public Relations and Social Media Intern who is excited to apply their academic PR knowledge to the South African wedding industry.


  • Job title: Public Relations and Social Media Intern

  • Company: SA Weddings

  • Region: Cape Town

  • Salary Range: R4000.00 - R6000.00 per month  (depending on experience)

  • Department: Public Relations

  • Reports to: The public relations manager and editor, with frequent collaboration with the web-design team and sales manager.

  • Employment Status: Permanent



  • Running SA Weddings’ social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Wordpress, YouTube and Pinterest

  • Executing social media marketing campaigns in relation to SA Weddings’ activities

  • Sourcing beautiful real wedding and engagement features

  • Compiling copy for vendor specials and promotions

  • Compiling blog posts, website copy and compiling weekly editorial content

  • Tagging and updating the online image gallery

  • Attending to bridal enquiries via telephone, email and social media

  • Answering the telephone when needed

  • Running errands when needed


  • Assisting in the planning and executing of styled shoots

  • Assisting in the planning and executing of special events

  • Sourcing sponsorships for events

  • Compiling meeting agendas and minutes of meeting

  • Media relations - including researching, writing, pitching, and scheduling interviews

  • Compiling of press material and goodie bags

  • Building and maintaining the vendor database

Job requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong grammar skills

  • Strong social media skills

  • Excellent phone presence

  • Basic computer skills

  • Own transportation

Educational requirements:

  • Qualification (diploma or degree)in Public Relations, communications, marketing, copywriting or journalism

  • Experience in any of the above-mentioned industries is beneficial

Personal requirements:

  • Must be creative, passionate, vibrant and driven

  • Must be very organized and flexible for changing

  • Ability to generate, share and follow-through creative ideas

  • Ability to work closely in a small team, but can also work independently without constant supervision

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

  • Must be able to multi-task

  • Must have a love for the wedding industry


Please email your cover letter, résumé and any writing samples (articles/blog links/press releases) to Leozette at

If you have not heard from SA Weddings within two weeks of your application, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 5 October 2015

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