Friday, 30 November 2018

Corporate Image’s Communications/PR Internship Programme 2019

Corporate Image’s internship programme is an affirmative action training programme. Corporate Image, one of South Africa's highest-rated public relations and communications consultancies, has an opportunity for a graduate intern to begin work in January 2019.

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, Financial Services, 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.

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
  • Details
  • South African applicants only
  • Internship runs from January to June 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
  • 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 Thursday, 6 December 2018.

Updated CV

Covering letter

A sample of writing (short essay/500-word article)

Applicants must be available during the week of 10 December 2018 for interviews at our Cape Town offices if successful.

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.

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