Aurum Institute Communications Internship 2024

Apply now for the Aurum Institute Communications Internship 2024. We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Communications Intern to join our team. The intern will assist with a variety of communications tasks, including content creation, social media management, and internal communications. This internship offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment and develop your skills in the field of communications.

Key Responsibilities:

Content Creation:

Assist in writing and editing articles, press releases, blog posts, newsletters, and other communication materials.

Support the creation of multimedia content (videos, graphics, etc.) for various platforms.

Social Media Management:

Help manage and grow the company’s social media presence across platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.).

Create engaging content and monitor social media channels for feedback and interactions.

Analyse social media metrics and suggest strategies for improvement.

Internal Communications:

Support the development and dissemination of internal communications materials, including emails, memos, and newsletters.

Assist with the coordination of internal events and meetings.

Media Relations:

Assist in maintaining media lists and relationships with journalists.

Help prepare and distribute press materials.

Administrative Support:

Provide administrative support to the communications team as needed.

Assist with scheduling, organising files, and other office tasks.


  • Recent graduate of a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and tools.
  • Basic understanding of graphic design and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creativity and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • Previous internship or related experience in communications is preferred but not required.


  • Eagerness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Interest in current events and media trends.

Closing date: 10 July 2024


These appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities.

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.

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