The Aurum Institute is seeking dynamic and motivated candidates for the Aurum Institute Communications Internships in Johannesburg. These internships offer an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment and develop your skills in the field of communications.

As a Communications Intern, you will assist with a variety of communications tasks, including content creation, social media management, and internal communications.

Aurum Institute Communications Internships Overview

  • Company: The Aurum Institute
  • Reference Number: 2024061404
  • Closing Date: 10 July 2024
  • Work Level: Skilled
  • Job Type: Temp
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months
  • Location: Parktown


  • Qualifications: Recent graduate of a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Experience: Previous internship or related experience in communications is preferred but not required.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and tools.
  • Basic understanding of graphic design and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creativity and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Interest in current events and media trends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in writing and editing articles, press releases, blog posts, newsletters, and other communication materials.
  • Support the creation of multimedia content (videos, graphics, etc.) for various platforms.
  • Help manage and grow the company’s social media presence across platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.).
  • Create engaging content and monitor social media channels for feedback and interactions.
  • Analyse social media metrics and suggest strategies for improvement.
  • Support the development and dissemination of internal communications materials, including emails, memos, and newsletters.
  • Assist with the coordination of internal events and meetings.
  • Assist in maintaining media lists and relationships with journalists.
  • Help prepare and distribute press materials.
  • Provide administrative support to the communications team as needed.
  • Assist with scheduling, organising files, and other office tasks.

How to Apply

Please submit your application, including a cover letter and CV, through the following link: Aurum Institute Communications Internships Application by 10 July 2024.

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The Aurum Institute Communications Internships offer a unique opportunity to develop skills in a professional environment while contributing to meaningful projects. For those passionate about communications and eager to learn, this internship is the perfect stepping stone for their career. Don’t miss this chance to gain valuable experience and make a real impact.

Apply now through the provided link and become part of a team that values diversity, creativity, and proactive problem-solving.

Remember, the closing date is 10 July 2024, so ensure that applications are submitted on time. The Aurum Institute looks forward to welcoming new interns to the team!