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Transnet: Marketing, Public Relations and Communications Internship

Transnet is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Marketing, Public Relations, and Communications Intern to join our team. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fields of marketing, public relations, and communications within a major player in the transportation and logistics industry.

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  • Social Media Management: Assist in managing Transnet's social media accounts, including content creation, scheduling, and monitoring engagement.
  • Content Development: Contribute to the creation of engaging and informative content for various communication channels, including press releases, newsletters, and website updates.
  • Event Support: Provide support for marketing and PR events, such as trade shows, product launches, and community outreach initiatives.
  • Media Monitoring: Monitor and compile media coverage and reports related to Transnet, providing regular updates to the team.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Assist in building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, media partners, and community organizations.
  • Market Research: Conduct research to stay updated on industry trends, competitive analysis, and customer feedback, helping shape marketing and communication strategies.
  • Support Marketing Campaigns: Collaborate with the marketing team in the execution of marketing campaigns, including advertising, email marketing, and promotions.
  • Graphic Design: If applicable, assist in creating graphic materials, including infographics, flyers, and visuals for various marketing and communication initiatives.
  • Administrative Tasks: Perform various administrative tasks to support the marketing, public relations, and communications functions as required.
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate from a Bachelor's degree program in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or a related field.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creativity, attention to detail, and a passion for storytelling.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms.
  • Basic understanding of design and content creation tools is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A keen interest in the transportation and logistics industry is advantageous.
Job Benefits
  • Valuable experience in the marketing, public relations, and communications field.
  • Exposure to a diverse and dynamic work environment.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals.
  • Competitive internship stipend.

To apply for the Marketing, Public Relations, and Communications Internship at Transnet, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and your relevant qualifications. We encourage applicants to include a portfolio or samples of their work if available.

Transnet is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Join Transnet, and be a part of our mission to drive innovation and excellence in the transportation and logistics industry. Grow your skills and contribute to shaping the future of Africa's transport landscape!

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain and Storage
Job Location
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
June 11, 2024
Valid through
October 18, 2025
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