Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing Intern: Gauteng Province REF Nr: SEF-PRJ002

Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing Intern: Gauteng Province



HIVSA is a leading non-profit organisation committed to improving the lives of South Africans through innovative healthcare solutions and community support. We focus on HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health, and the empowerment of vulnerable groups.


We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing Intern to join our team. This role offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a non-profit environment, working on various campaigns and initiatives aimed at increasing awareness and engagement with our programs.

The primary purpose of this internship is to provide support in various activities that enhance the company’s visibility and reputation. The intern will help with creating, managing, and distributing content that aligns with the company's brand and communication goals. This role is designed to offer practical experience in the fields of PR, communications, and marketing, allowing the intern to develop skills and gain insights into industry practices.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree / diploma / higher certificate in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in social media platforms and content management systems.
  • Basic knowledge of marketing principles and digital marketing tools.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Passion for social causes and community development.
  • Not currently employedDuration: 10 Months

    Key Performance Areas:

  • Public Relations:
    • Assist in developing and executing PR strategies and campaigns.
    • Draft press releases, newsletters, and other communication materials.
    • Build and maintain relationships with media contacts.
    • Monitor and report on media coverage.
  • Communications:
    • Support the creation of content for social media, website, and internal communications.
    • Help manage HIVSA's social media accounts, including content scheduling and engagement.
    • Organise department drives and files
    • Conduct research to support communication strategies.
  • Marketing:
    • Contribute to the development of marketing materials and campaigns.
    • Assist with email marketing efforts, including creating and sending newsletters.
    • Support the analysis of marketing campaign performance and provide insights.
    • Help maintain and update the HIVSA website and other digital and social media platforms.Benefits:
  • Gain valuable experience in PR, communications, and marketing within the non-profit sector.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on community health and well-being.
  • Mentorship and professional development opportunities.
  • Potential for future employment based on performance and organizational needs.


  • Candidates that meet the requirements and are interested in the position should send motivation letter and CV to this email:
  • Use Ref Nr: SEF-PRJ002 in Subject line.
  • Hand delivered CVs will also be welcome.
  • Closing date for application: 5th June 2024 (Whilst all applications will be carefully considered. Only shortlisted 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.)
  • Compliance: Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks. All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment.

  • EE: We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Successful candidates will be expected to report directly to the HIVSA office in Aeroton.

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