Spotify PR & Communications Internship Programme 2022

Apply now for the Spotify PR & Communications Internship Programme 2022. We are looking for an outstanding Intern to join Spotify’s PR & Communications Team. The intern will support our media relations, speaking engagements, and internal communications activities across the company’s business in Africa.


• Partner with Spotify team in Africa to provide communications support that drives brand love and awareness across the country

• Ideate, drive, and implement communications strategies and messaging that support the underlying business goals in Africa to the local consumer, advertising/marketing, business and podcast industry press

• Provide support in securing speaking opportunities, creating talking points, and developing presentations for speakers

• Work closely with the Head of PR & Communications to create stories and take them to the local media and influencers

• Coordinate with the broader African team to tell industry success stories

• Support the management of our PR agency in Africa: provide briefings, direction and ongoing guidance to the agencies including project management and reporting

• Work on daily and weekly media monitoring

• Execute against local internal communication strategy and drive internal communications activities in region(s)


• In possesion of or pursuing a degree in:

• Marketing

• Communications

• Journalism

• Must be a local South African and have valid work authorization to work there that will extend from June to August 2022.

Skills and Competencies:

You possess the following abilities:

• an expert communicator with strong writing skills and adept at synthesizing and communicating information to different levels of partners in Africa,

• a strong storyteller who can find stories in unexpected places and understands data and how to effectively apply insights,

• strong knowledge of influencers in the region,

• someone who is able to build relationships with external and internal partners while prioritizing the business goals of the organization

• You care about reading, writing and constant learning and exploring

• You have passion for the music and podcast industry and understanding of challenges and opportunities on the horizon

Where you'll be based

• For this role, it can be within Johannesburg, South Africa in which we have a work location

• For this role, you can choose to either work from home or from one of our office locations

• Working hours? We operate within Johannesburg time zone for collaboration

Location: JHB


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