Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Maitland Group SA Internship Programme 2020

The Maitland Group SA Internship programme successfully places candidates within divisions of the company to provide them with the workplace experience needed to act as a foundation to establish their career. Interns are given a 12 month contract and receive a monthly stipend.

At the end of the contract, trainees who meet Maitland's recruitment requirements can apply for available vacancies. Although no guarantees can be given, we have many success stories of interns successfully placed in permanent vacancies following their internship.

The Graduate Programme is aimed at individuals who have completed a degree in finance, accounting or equivalent.

Minimum Requirements
• Completed Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent (essential)
• Although no experience is required, holiday work or part-time experience in student-related roles will be an advantage

Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsibilities will differ depending on the department the intern is placed at
• Drive and contribute to a culture of quality/excellence, through risk awareness and adherence to compliance standards and operational controls

Skills and Competencies
• Numeracy and Analytical skills
• Problem solving skills
• Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to follow rules and procedures
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Team orientation

Location: Cape Town

Closing Date: 31 December 2019


We are committed to Transformation when recruiting. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, with due consideration given to our Transformation goals.

Safari Index Marketing Internship Opportunity 2019

Safari Index is looking for a full-time marketing intern with some graphic design experience to assist us with our safari and hospitality business.

The Safari Index is a database of safari destinations in Africa.  These include game lodges, camps, reserves, parks and safari ‘hotspots’. Detailed overviews have been compiled by experts in the field that allow you to search for,     compare different properties, select the most suitable destination and book that dream safari holiday. It’s as easy as that. Unlike other travel websites, the Safari Index is focused exclusively on the safari and eco-tourism sector. Detailed information on reserves, national parks, safari hotspots and accommodation available can be accessed at the click of a button. Essential and useful information such as maps, directions, wildlife specie lists, key animals one is likely to encounter and available facilities are also provided.

About The Role

  • The role will be based in our offices on Rocky Ridge Farm, Muldersdrift.
  • Position is recommended for a recent graduate
  • This candidate needs to have either a Marketing/ graphic design or a tourism diploma/degree
  • Candidate needs to have good phone etiquette, computer literate and be happy to run with a few things at a time.
  • Needs to be organised and structured.
  • Knowledgeable about word press would be an added bonus.


  • Phone etiquette
  • Computer literate
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organised
  • Knowledgeable about Microsoft office
  • Photoshop and WordPress will be an added bonus
  • Blogging
  • Producing online content

Send your applications to info@antonias.co.za and tell us why you would be the right person for this job. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us after two weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Volvo Group Southern Africa Graduate Opportunity 2020

Volvo Group Southern Africa provides a Graduate internship opportunity for six months in the following area: Purchasing Department at our Volvo Trucks Head Office. This internship is situated in Boksburg.

Reporting: This role will report to the Purchasing Director

When you join Volvo Group Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,300 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. We offer unique opportunities for you to connect with people across functions, and we are passionate to accelerate your career through competence development.

The successful candidate will have exposure to the following areas within Purchasing:

  • Assist buyers in Following-up on orders, contracts and filing
  • Assist buyers in communication with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Update supplier information in databases
  • Support in administration of purchasing systems
  • Provide general support to buyers in purchasing process
  • Assist on data analysis and reporting
  • Other administrative tasks

Education & Job Experience
  • Must have a qualification in Business Administration
Skills required
  • Good communication skill and strong working motivation
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong Administrative skills
  • Responsible and detail-driven
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office tools and data base management

Key Competencies
  • Computer Literacy, Microsoft office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint),
  • Time management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills in English.


Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

Volvo Group Purchasing has 125 BSEK in Purchasing annual spend and 2,550 suppliers in serial production. Only for the truck business, 2 billion truck parts were delivered to 40 plants around the world. By scouting and working with high performing suppliers, we deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers. We support the Volvo Group’s mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions’ by applying the principles of Code of Conduct and sustainable sourcing to the purchasing processes.

Sasol HR Internship Opportunity 2019

Sasol has a 12 month HR internship opportunity for youth with any post-matric HR qualification with the possibility to extend if performance requirements and standards are met.

Interns will be placed within the Learning and Development Function and will gain practical experience in training coordination and multi-functional training administrative duties.

Key accountabilities:

  • Planning, scheduling and managing the bookings of internal and external courses and training events
  • Document control, inclusive but not limited to the capturing of training history and training related record keeping and archiving.  Maintain record keeping, archiving and/or filing system as per agreed OME process
  • Stakeholder engagement and support, inclusive but not limited to client facing engagements and meetings
  • Multi-functional training administrative duties
  • Administrate learning on SAP LSO and T@W LMS according to Regional IM and HR Standards


Important to note:    

  • Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups, in line with Sasol Employment Equity plan
  • This is a 12 month NPE contract position.


  • Post-matric HR qualification in HR / Learning e.g. Higher Certificate, diploma, degree

 Experience required:

  • None


  • Self-Mastery:  Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Efficient and self-motivated individual.
  • Computer literate with the ability to learn new software applications.

Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.  If you don’t hear from us within a60 days after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

CCI Communications Internship Opportunity 2019

Centre for Communications Impact has a postion for Communications Intern – Digital and Social Media. Content from the 1st December 2019 – 30th September 2020 with a possibility of an extension.

Centre for Communications Impact (CCI) is a non-profit organisation that aims to improve the health and well-being of all South Africans.
CCI uses a strategic evidence based communication approach which includes dynamic mass media and interpersonal communication initiatives.

Our communication strategies are designed to support the South African National Strategic Plan 2017 - 2022 on HIV and STIs.

Purpose of the Job:

Point of contact across various social media platforms responsible for management, content, queries and reporting on communities on various social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Website.

The successful candidate will be exposed to: 

  • Online content for the website
  • Planning digital editorial content calendar.
  • Brainstorming and producing content that is fresh, relevant and on-trend for the digital readership.
  • Managing social media for the brand and maintaining the numbers on the various platforms.
  • Driving audience numbers on the digital platform.
  • Keeping up to date with digital trends in order to keep the website vibrant.
  • Social media monitoring and reporting
  • Scheduling social media content
  • Engaging across multiple platforms on social media
  • Complete Ad-hoc duties required by the communications team such as ad-hoc posts, creating social media copy and supporting partners on social media management.
  • Live event social media coverage


  • Tertiary qualification in media studies/or journalism with a strong interest in the digital sphere, specifically social media.
  • Should be familiar with WordPress, trending social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest).
  • Demonstrable experience of Adobe, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other design tools
  • Excellent writing, copy-editing and organisational skills.
  • Proactive and self-disciplined with a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Able to work accurately under deadline pressure and willing to work overtime when necessary.
  • Work experience in the media industry is an advantage.


Interested candidates to forward their CV’s to Tebogo Makgoka: jobs@ccisa.org.za.

The closing date of the advertisement is COB Thursday 14 November 2019. If you do not hear from us after 1 month kindly, consider your application unsuccessful.

The CCI reserves the right not to appoint for this vacant position.

Monday, 11 November 2019

Raizcorp Junior Bookkeeper Internship Opportunity 2019

The Raizcorp group is offering a one-year internship for a Junior Bookkeeper who is has strong knowledge of general accounting procedures. The successful applicant must be able to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timelines.

What does a Junior Bookkeeper do?
The Junior Bookkeeper ensures that data is collated and processed in a confidential and timely manner. The Junior Bookkeeper is also responsible for overseeing the posting of all ledger entries and receipts; and ensuring the prompt and accurate processing of payments to suppliers and reconciliation of all the supplier accounts. He or she will need to accurately process and match the bank statement transactions.

What experience is preferred?
A minimum of one year’s accounts payable and receivable or general accounting experience and strong knowledge of Sage Pastel is non-negotiable.

What are the minimum requirements?

  • Tertiary qualification in finance, bookkeeping or accounting
  • A minimum of one year’s experience as either a debtors’ clerk or creditors’ clerk
  • A minimum of one year’s accounts payable and receivable or general accounting experience
  • Previous Sage Pastel experience is non-negotiable
  • Strong knowledge of general accounting procedures
  • Proficient in data entry and management
  • Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is required
  • Own vehicle with valid driver’s licence preferred.
Desired skills

  • Confidentiality, organising and prioritising
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong work ethic, professional attitude and reliable
  • Good judgement and analytical skills
  • Customer service skills
  • A high internal locus of control with passion and dedication to finishing all work in a diligent manner with the required level of care
  • The ability to take feedback and criticism with maturity; to listen, assimilate the information and make the appropriate changes
  • High level of tolerance to criticism, feedback and customer or client queries and complaints while maintaining a professional and friendly demeanour
  • Problem solving, communication and information management skills.

The Raizcorp group is an entrepreneurial organisation that supports entrepreneurs. As pioneers in the business-incubation industry, Raizcorp zagged when everyone else zigged. For many years, we were regarded as outliers because we were building a different model in business incubation. Our DNA is entrepreneurial, rebellious and even a little irreverent. We look for people who think differently and who don’t fit in in a so-called “normal” context. Our ideal Raizcorpuscle (that’s what we call ourselves) is 45% heart (cares about serving entrepreneurs), 45% brains (smart but not necessarily just academically) and 11.38% different. If you are someone who is looking to contribute to society, in particular to serve entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship, we invite you to apply for a role you’re suited to below.

Visa's New Graduate Development Rotation Programme

Visa's New Graduate Development Rotation Programme (NGDP) is an 18-month program with three - six month rotations through Visa’s functions. The NGDP program supports Visa’s mission to build a strong entry level pipeline of talent with cross-functional knowledge and experience. Associates rotate through various parts of the business, including: Business Development, Product, and Client Services. In addition to meaningful rotations, Associates are given training & development, mentoring, networking and leadership exposure.

Essential Functions

Visa’s Product Team is responsible for all aspects of product strategy and development in consumer and business products that drive revenue growth for Visa. The team develops new channel solutions and technology support, builds alliances and solutions for new products, and is responsible for product analytics. Products include Visa’s prepaid cards, Visa Signature, Verified by Visa, and others. The scope of the role is Sub-Saharan Africa and requires a level of interaction and collaboration with business and technical resources across the company, including digital development platform, network processing, client support services, risk, legal, and operations.

Responsibilities in this rotation may include:

  • Adapt client-facing materials for specific client engagements.
  • Perform Market research and competitor product analysis.
  • Performing exploratory analysis and data mining on large datasets based on business hypothesis.
  • Performing ad hoc analysis, business Intelligence requests and data extractions.
  • Work with cross-functional stakeholders and clients to understand local requirements, adapt products as required and manage programs to establish and grow new product solutions
  • Recommend improvements and enhancements to product capabilities to product managers in the product development stream to accelerate adoption with key stakeholders in key marketplaces/segments/regions

Business Development function. Responsibilities in this rotation may include:

  • Prepare client facing discussion materials for meetings and other client engagements
  • Work with Front-line Business Development Colleagues to propose options for solving client defined problem statements
  • Engage multiple functional teams to contribute to the Front-line’s preparation for client pitches, strategy days, Business reviews and feedback on live projects.
  • Prepare internal documentation for approval submission for licensing, certification and other Visa service enablement.
  • Research Visa Solutions to help find appropriate referenced content for use during internal awareness or client facing sessions.
  • Prepare weekly or other periodic action list updates for portfolio’s personal actions by due dates.
  • Update sales pipelines in partnership with the Front-line leads on a timely basis with the required business and commercial information on Visa systems
  • Regularly attend client session with Front-line leads to gain insights and understanding of the client needs, trends and associated Visa offerings that solve for these client needs.
  • Build healthy internal relationships with the Solutions, Clients Services, Project, Marketing and other functional teams as teamwork in Visa is a key enabler.
  • Analyze and review client revenue reports to assist and highlight portfolio leads with the trends in their portfolios.
  • Participate in team events and social impact activities to contribute to Visa’s impact in the local market.

Client Services function. Responsibilities in this rotation may include:

  • Ensure operational support is provided to Clients in Sub Saharan Africa. Client queries cover a broad range of topics including Operating Regulations, settlement, VisaNet systems, testing requirements etc
  • Serve as an escalation point for clients’ day-to-day technical operational support of all VisaNet products, services, processing questions and issues.
  • Maintain relationships with Clients to understand local market needs and trends and gain insight on the need to enhance the support approach provided.
  • Coordinate with other Visa teams to expedite the resolution and implementation of solutions to ensure that all Visa products and services operate at the highest level of performance.
  • Provide operational and technical support for service interruption events
  • Provide customer support services during the implementation process. Provide regular client engagement and project status updates during the project implementation process by way of calls, meetings and emails.
  • Project administration: Maintaining and updating project plans, archiving/storing project documentation and artefacts in VCSA, project tracking & reporting on overall project progress (to clients and internal teams), coordinating and tracking of internal VISA teams’ project work streams, raising service requests to internal VISA teams and ensuring accurate project billing
  • Support the Visa Business Development team and provide the appropriate parties with regular status reports on project progress

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently In a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program (preferably but not limited to: Computer Science, Engineering, Commerce)
  • Complete Qualification before January 2020 and full availability to start work from mid-January
  • Minimum 3.0 or equivalent

All majors are welcome to apply

  • Excellent analytical abilities, intellectually curiosity and interest in finding new ways to do things
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional maturity, strong work ethic and the ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing business needs
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities in professional, academic, or volunteer environments
  • A global mindset and ability to work in a diverse workplace.
  • Ability to work constructively in teams, highly collaborative with a great attitude working on cross-functional teams where there may not be a direct reporting line.
  • High energy level, performance oriented and passionate about customers, payment industry, and emerging technologies.

Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. With more than 3.2 billion Visa cards in market, millions of merchant locations, 16,300+ financial institution partners, Visa has one of the world’s most advanced payments processing networks, which handles more than 65,000 transaction messages per second and $164 Billion per year.

Now Media Journalist Internship 2019

Now Media is offering a recent journalist graduate an opportunity to join their team as a journalist intern. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in gaining valuable experience working in a fun, dynamic, high-pressure newsroom environment with a team of specialist journalists and editors.


Now Media, has been committed to promoting travel and trade in the Southern African region since 1953. Based in Illovo, Johannesburg, the company prides itself on being an innovator of cutting-edge promotional products for the freight, travel and tourism industries. See more at:
Additional notes

The company offers some time flexibility with regards to starting and ending your work day based on the position.

The business has a half-day initiative, that enables staff to take a half-day off once a month should they work in 10 minutes a day.

The company is generally seen as a positive workplace by current and past staff members.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Sourcing and writing articles for publication
  • Assisting journalists and editors with research and client follow-ups
  • Administrative tasks of uploading articles daily and managing the website back-end
  • Managing social media platforms
  • Conducting interviews telephonically or in person
  • Attending functions.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in journalism, English or communications
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Valid drivers licence 
  • Own car
  • High attention to detail
  • Outgoing and comfortable with networking
  • Love the challenge of daily deadlines
  • Good work organisation, time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Self-motivated, positive, proactive and delivers quality work