Friday, 3 August 2018

Corporate Image Graduate Opportunity 2018

Corporate Image, one of South Africa's highest-rated public relations and communications consultancies, has an opportunity for a graduate intern to begin work mid–August 2018.

The ideal candidate would have:
  • A passion for communication and very hard work
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • An eye for detail
  • An interest in media and the SA media landscape
  • General knowledge/interest in current affairs
  • An interest in research

A university degree in:
  • Communication science
  • Media studies
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Sociology
  • English
  • Politics

South African applicants only
Internship runs from mid–August 2018 to 28 February 2019
Offices in the Cape Town City Centre (applicants must be based in Cape Town)
Full-day position, five days a week
Occasional overtime is required
Graduate interns receive a monthly stipend

If you have not been contacted within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Please note that we will not keep CVs on file for unsuccessful applicants.

Company Description

Corporate Image was founded in 1987. The company’s expertise is in reputation research and management, and corporate brand strategy, with a particular focus on corporate communications, crisis communications, and issues management. We work equally successfully across consumer, corporate and brand PR, spanning a wide range of clients in the FMCG, Asset Management, Brewing, Leisure, Telecom and Beverage industries, among others.

We’re one of the highest rated communications companies in the country, and have a relaxed and fun, but professional atmosphere that will push you hard to become a superb communications professional.

Visit our website for more guidance on who we are and what we do.

Corporate Image’s internship programme is an affirmative action training programme.


Non-negotiable skill requirements:

  • High-level command of the English language (both written and spoken)
  • Copy-editing ability and good command of English grammar
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Research skills
  • Attention to detail
Additional personal skills and attributes:
  • Works well under pressure
  • Good time management
  • Friendly disposition
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Takes initiative
How to apply

Email the following to by Tuesday, 7 August 2018.

Updated CV
Covering letter
A sample of writing (short essay/500-word article)

Applicants must be available on Friday, 10 August, or Monday, 13 August, for interviews at our Cape Town offices if successful.

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