SAMWUMED Communications & Marketing Internship 2024

Apply now for the SAMWUMED Communications & Marketing Internship 2024. The internship will be supporting the implementation of internal and external communications and marketing strategies, playing a key role in achieving the Scheme’s strategic objectives.

Suitably qualified applicants who possess the requirements listed below are encouraged to apply. SAMWUMED is committed to transformation in Southern Africa.


  • Content Creation: Assist with developing an engaging social media post, intranet content, and conduct research for the internal digital
  • Digital Management: Assist with research for social media and intranet content calendars. Assist with scheduling and posting content, manage follower engagement across various platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Hello Peter, Google Reviews etc), and on the
  • Communication Support: Draft content for internal communications materials, such as public holiday announcements, health awareness days, and office closure notices. Conduct research to support internal
  • Marketing Support: Assist with planning and execution of all Scheme events, including the Annual General Meeting (AGM), year-end functions, and Build and maintain positive relationships with suppliers. Source quotes, draft business cases, and review artwork and samples. Manage the delivery of all production items.
  • Sponsorship: Review and draft sponsorship responses, compile monthly sponsorship
  • Administrative Support: Provide general administrative support to the marketing and communications department, including scheduling meetings, Drafting Summary minutes, maintaining databases, and managing media lists. Assist with collating invoices and relevant documents for supplier
  • Ad hoc: Prepare press packs, gift hampers, receive and file delivery notes, filing for the department, prepare and clean stock Do a monthly stock recon and inventory list.


  • Diploma qualification in Public Relations/Communications, Journalism, Marketing, and/or relevant NQF level 6
  • Some exposure/experience in communications and/or marketing within an agency, NPO or corporate environment will be an
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign)
  • Exposure/experience in the medical aid industry or a similar field is
  • Proficiency in digital media platforms, social media management, photography, and Microsoft Office


  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with a strong attention to
  • Work under pressure and meet
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Strong writing and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Deep understanding of digital media and its
  • Creative, proactive, and adaptable with a results-oriented

Persons interested in applying for the above position are requested to forward a comprehensive CV Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

An exciting internship has become available based in our Head Office, Athlone, Cape Town. 

The Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 19 June 2024

The Scheme reserves the right not to make an appointment. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Your personal data submitted will be dealt with on a strictly confidential and discreet basis and processed in relation to this job application and will be stored and processed securely in accordance with our data information policy and procedures. By submitting an application, you are agreeing to your data being used, stored and processed for the purpose of recruitment.

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