Thursday, 28 July 2016

Public Relations and Communications Management Internship at Petra Diamond 2016

Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has interests in five producing mines: four in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan, Koffiefontein and Kimberley Underground) and one in Tanzania (Williamson).

It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana. Job Grade: Non Graded (6 month fixed term contract)
Petra Diamonds SA invites candidates who are newly qualified and interested in gaining workplace experience in the mining sector in the discipline of Public Relations and Communications Management to apply for the Young Graduate Work Experience Project.

Minimum Requirements:
 Grade 12  Diploma/Degree in Public Relations and Communication or equivalent relevant three-year qualification
 Proven computer literacy in MS Office
 Experience of desktop publishing package, such as Corel Graphics suite, Corel Ventura/ InDesign
 Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English
 Valid driver’s license
 It will be to your advantage if you are from the labour sending area of the Operation ( Frances Baard District Municipality)

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Follow a programme to gain workplace experience within specified areas and sections  Execute project-based work related to Communications
 Work in designated areas according to the Mine’s Standard Operating Procedures
 Work according to the applicable Policies and Procedures
 Submit progress reports to supervisor for assessment Other Skills/Competencies:  Ability to work under pressure
 Show initiative and be self-motivated
PLEASE NOTE: Preference will be given to children of employees and candidates with the required qualifications who are residing in the local communities and who are citizens of South Africa. Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan as well as the criteria above. Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments and induction, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process.
Reference Nr: PDSA089
The position will be based in Kimberley (Northern Cape).

Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Please complete an application form (available here) and send together with your resume, qualifications and ID to christine.williams@petradiamonds.com, fax 086 659 1334 by 7 August 2016. 

Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: South Africa 0800 22 22 00 (toll free from an RSA landline) or international +27 12 305 2711.

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