Intern Abroad HQ offers flexible and affordable internships in Cape Town, South Africa! Cape Town is a destination that will allow you the chance to make the most out of your time abroad. You can do it all there, so your free-time will be packed with lots to see and do… whether you want to be in the city, hiking the mountains, or learning to surf at the beach.
Marketing & Communications internship placements in Cape Town can enhance your knowledge of sales, brand management, social media marketing, market analytics and research. Marketing internship placements typically involve significant media monitoring and research, as well as editorial work – come with a solid familiarity of social media, such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Previous experience or education related to Business, Marketing or Social Sciences is desirable but not a requirement for this dynamic internship.
Responsibilities will vary depending on the specific business placement, but a typical list of general activities may include:
- Working on sales strategies and brand management
- Business analytics
- Customer support
- Editing and proofreading
- Research duties
- Monitoring news outlets and preparing daily updates for staff
- Drafting press releases and other communications documents
- Maintaining databases
- Assisting with multimedia production, including video tapings and photo shoots
- Digital Marketing media planning and advertisements
Due to the broad scope of the program, interns are matched to an appropriate placement according to an analysis of their skills, experience, educational background, and duration of stay. (Various placements are also subject to availability). We encourage applicants to state any preferences when applying and specific details of the assigned placement will be provided prior to the program start date.
Intake dates for new interns are offered every Monday, year-round. The minimum duration requirement forMarketing & Communications internship placements is a commitment of 4 weeks. Applicants may apply online to formally express their interest (it’s free and non-obligatory to apply) and – upon being accepted – register to confirm their internship in the field of Marketing & Communications.