Public relation intern

Internship

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA
PORTFOLIO: REGISTRAR
STUDENT AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL SERVICES
EASTERN CAPE REGION
PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN
1 YEAR INTERNSHIP X1
(Ref: ECM&C/INTERN/SM2021)
The purpose of this Internship opportunity is to expose students on the following areas:
1. Research: This involved daily scanning (press clippings); and environmental
scanning
2. Planning and advising: This involves attending planning and progress meetings
3. Management of Media Relations: This involves drafting media invitation and
media briefs. Regular updating a database of media of contacts (media list)
4. Writing: Assist in writing articles for intranet and internal newsletter
5. Attend career exhibitions
6. General administration duties in the unit
Minimum Requirements:
 Third-level Public Relations: Student registered for Module: DPR3711 Work
Integrated Learning
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Computer literacy in respect of Microsoft packages and the internet
 Proficiency in English (verbal and written)
 Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and telephone etiquette
 Ability to take initiative and work in a team under constant supervision
 Sense of commitment, responsibility and punctuality
 The ability to prioritise and pay attention to details
 Problem solving skills
Assumption of duty : As soon as possible
Salary : R67 630 pa
Closing date : 24 March 2021
Enquiries: Mr TL Kgaswane (Human Resources) (043) 709 0437
Ms NB Gasa (Marketing & Communication) (043) 709 0405
Applications can be emailed to Kgaswtl@unisa.ac.za
To apply for this position, the following documents must be submitted,
 Curriculum Vitae
 Original certified copy of matric certificate and all other qualifications, certified
within the previous six months
 Original certified copy of South African identity document, certified within the
previous six months
 Certified transcript or record on an official letterhead
 One page motivational letter – why you should be considered for this internship
 UNISA is not obliged to fill an advertised position.

 Late applications will not be considered.
 Appointments will be made in accordance with Unisa’s Employment
Equity Plan and other applicable legislation.
All applications should reach UNISA before 16:00 on the closing date.
We welcome applications from Persons with Disabilities
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed and successful candidates only. If you
have not been contacted within 2 months after the closing date of this advertisement,
please accept that your application was not successful.