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ITAC: Communication Internships 2024 / 2025 New Hiring

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Communication Intern. This internship offers an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in communication strategies and public relations within a government agency dedicated to fostering trade and economic development.

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  • Assist in developing and implementing communication strategies to promote ITAC's initiatives, services, and achievements.
  • Create engaging content for ITAC's website, social media platforms, newsletters, and other communication channels.
  • Support the coordination of events, workshops, and outreach activities to raise awareness about ITAC's role and functions.
  • Conduct research on trade-related topics and assist in the preparation of communication materials such as press releases, articles, and presentations.
  • Monitor media coverage and assist in responding to media inquiries, ensuring accurate representation of ITAC's activities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure alignment of communication efforts with organizational objectives.
  • Provide general administrative support to the Communication Unit as needed.
  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Proficiency in additional languages is an advantage.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality content under tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with graphic design software is desirable.
  • Demonstrated interest in international trade, economics, or government affairs.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a diverse team environment.
  • South African citizenship or valid work permit.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in communication and public relations within a governmental organization.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Exposure to various aspects of international trade policy and economic development.
  • Opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects with real-world impact.
  • Networking opportunities with stakeholders from government, business, and academia.
  • Monthly stipend to cover expenses during the internship period.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample. Please indicate "Communication Intern Application - [Your Name]" in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
International Trade and Development
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 29, 2024
Valid through
March 1, 2028
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