Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Social Media Internship At Picasso 2015

We are a leading South African publishing house looking for a Social Media Intern. This is a six-month fixed-term contract offered to recent graduates interested in obtaining entry-level experience in online content management and social media networking within a publishing environment. The successful candidate would play an integral part in managing our Social Media platforms and be required to assist with the below outputs key to this function:

- Set-up and manage relevant social media communities

- Monitor and manage all communication through social media channels

- Schedule and post approved content

- Track and report on all social channels

- Daily monitoring of communities and the responses needed

- Assist with the planning and the implementation of social media marketing strategies

- Stay abreast of current industry trends and technology, creating and updating quarterly reviews

- Motivate for new social platforms and educate the team on the various platforms

- Manage campaign objectives and make recommendations to ensure campaign goals are met

- Review analytics and metrics, provide reporting


Degree or diploma in a related field

Core competencies:


- Sound working knowledge or Microsoft Software (Excel, Word)

- Working knowledge of all major social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, Pinterest, WordPress, LinkedIn) would be advantageous

- Working knowledge of social media platforms within the B2B space would be advantageous


- Must be able to work with Social Management Suites e.g. Hootsuite, ViralHeat

- Blogging

- Attention to detail

- Excellent writing skills


- Creative

- Confident

- Professional

- Team player

- Positive

- Willingness to learn

- Passionate about social media

- Dedication

Start date: 1 October 2015

Remuneration: R3,500 per month (stipend).

If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply for the position, please email your CV and cover letter, with examples of social media engagement (please provide links) to the below listed details. If you do not receive a response to your application within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Picasso Headline, proudly part of the Times Media Group.

Closing Date: 12 September 2015

Contact details
Chrisna van Wyk
Picasso Headline
021 469 2400

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