Explore exciting eTV graduate internships, a leading television network in South Africa. Whether you’re passionate about media operations, marketing, programming, or traffic coordination, eTV offers internships that provide hands-on experience and valuable insights into the broadcasting industry.

Join eTV in shaping the future of television and media in Africa. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey with eTV!

eTV Graduate Internships Positions Available:

1. eTV Internship Opportunity: Media Library

  • Reference Number: etv159
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months
  • EE Position: No
  • Location: Cape Town CBD

Description: The intern will assist in collating, sourcing, and archiving music usage documentation, as well as compiling metadata information for media to be archived or uploaded onto digital platforms.

Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Media Studies and/or Library Information Science.

Key Deliverables:

  1. Music Usage Documentation:
    • Check and file all cue sheets according to departmental standards.
    • Verify cue sheets against submitted reports.
    • Utilize various search engines to ensure accurate retrieval of cue sheets and music details.
    • Cross-check information using BCM (Broadcast Content Management) system.
    • File all cue sheets based on titles in the Broadcast Management System (BMS) and rename files to match scheduled titles.
  2. Digital Asset Management Administration (DAM):
    • Verify all media and deliverables written to DAM against BMS and metadata documents before archiving.
    • Archive supporting documentation and deliverables following prescribed delivery standards.
    • Conduct verification with relevant departments prior to archiving metadata.
  3. Over the Top Administration (OTT):
    • Source metadata to complete metadata sheets for CMS (Content Management System) upload from systems like Broadcast Traffic System (BTS) and Rights Management System (RT).
    • Ensure accurate information is gathered and uploaded to the CMS.
    • Source raw artwork and provide to design agency ensuring compliance with specifications for all devices, delivered well in advance of publish dates.

2. Internship Opportunity: Payroll

  • Reference Number: etv158
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months
  • EE Position: No
  • Location: Gauteng

The intern will report to the Manager: Payroll and will be responsible for various administrative tasks related to payroll management.

Requirements:

  • A National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree specializing in Finance, Payroll, or Administration is essential.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Receive and capture freelancer invoices monthly, ensuring accuracy in rates and details.
  • Verify approval of freelancer invoices and file all relevant documents as per requirements.
  • Handle freelancer queries by liaising with stakeholders and escalating issues as needed.
  • Build, support, and maintain interpersonal relationships within the team to foster a stable working environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members to achieve team objectives.

3. Internship Opportunity: Media Operations

  • Reference Number: etv157
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate.
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Cape Town CBD.

The intern will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality assurance of media intended for broadcasting across eMedia’s network of channels. They will also be responsible for managing the timely loading of material onto the Broadcast Management System.

Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Video Editing

Purpose of the Role:

  • Conduct a comprehensive quality assurance review of audio and video material to ensure compliance with e.tv technical standards and broadcasting specifications.
  • Ensure accurate and timely loading of material information onto the Media and Broadcasting Management systems.

Key Deliverables:

  • Analyze audio and video quality of programmes in real time.
  • Verify that all media operations material meets internal and external broadcasting specifications.
  • Ensure correct loading of timings and other relevant information on the broadcast systems.
  • Ingest required material for broadcasts and conduct quality assurance reviews per schedule.
  • Ensure all captured material conforms to broadcast standards.
  • Perform PSE (Photosensitive epilepsy) tests as necessary.
  • Master finished material promptly and archive projects as needed.
  • Address classification queries promptly.
  • Ingest audio mixes, textless elements, etc., on International Masters.
  • Edit material as per stakeholder requirements.
  • Format multiple file wrappers and codecs as necessary.

4. Internship Opportunity: Traffic Coordination

  • Reference Number: etv156
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Cape Town CBD

The intern will support the Executive Creative Director and/or Manager in coordinating voiceover artist bookings, scheduling deliveries, and liaising with external production companies to ensure timely delivery of promotional materials.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Media, Marketing, or Communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate voiceover artist bookings.
  • Ensure timely delivery of promo and radio cue sheets from external production companies.
  • Obtain approval feedback for marketing communications.
  • Draft and enhance team workflow schedules.
  • Provide daily delivery schedules to prioritize tasks.
  • Facilitate daily media deliveries to stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively with creative services team members.
  • Liaise with production companies regarding feedback, faults, and rework requests.
  • Assist in obtaining timely approval and feedback for marketing communications.

5. Internship Opportunity: International Programming

  • Reference Number: etv155
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate.
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Cape Town CBD.

The intern will report to the Channel Head and assist in researching potential international programming for eMedia channels. Responsibilities include managing inventory, assisting in schedule planning, and liaising with suppliers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Film or Television.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on potential international programming.
  • View screeners and provide feedback to the Channel Head.
  • Liaise with suppliers for information and screeners, updating the Channel Head accordingly.
  • Assist in compiling and distributing programming reports.
  • Monitor inventory (series and movies) for expiries and programme costs.
  • Maximize content usage and alert the Channel Head of any potential issues.
  • Reconcile inventory of licensed international programming.
  • Ensure slot suitability of existing inventory and report potential problems.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining long-term and monthly schedules.
  • Update costs, transmission information, runs, synopses, cast details, age classifications, and durations.
  • Compile monthly highlights for various channels.
  • Support other departments with information on new international programming.

6. Internship Opportunity: Programme Coordinator

  • Reference Number: etv154
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate.
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Cape Town CBD.

The intern will be based in Cape Town CBD and report to the Programme Coordinator. Responsibilities include coordinating programming contracts, maintaining contract parameters, and liaising with various departments for effective program scheduling and administration.

Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Business Management and/or Administration.

Key Deliverables:

  • Verify licensing data on executed contracts and complete necessary forms.
  • Input contractual information into the Broadcast Management System (BMS) and generate reports.
  • Coordinate with Acquisitions and programme scheduling departments on contractual parameters.
  • Facilitate contract changes and communicate amendments to relevant departments.
  • Ensure consistency between BMS and finance systems.
  • Communicate with programme suppliers to obtain necessary information and update BMS accordingly.
  • Maintain physical and electronic files for internal use and audits.
  • Maintain an up-to-date supplier database.
  • Confirm program airdates and airtimes with suppliers upon request.
  • Monitor international and local deliveries and coordinate discrepancies with Media Library and Transfers.
  • Review programs to ensure adherence to contracted titles.
  • Provide programming updates and support to relevant departments (Programme Schedulers, Media Library, Transfers, Online).
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned by management.

7. Internship Opportunity: Presentation Scheduler

  • Reference Number: etv153
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate.
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Cape Town CBD.

This internship is based in Cape Town CBD and reports to the Presentation Scheduler. The role involves managing the broadcast schedule, liaising with stakeholders, and ensuring smooth transmission of content on e.tv’s channels.

Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Media Studies and/or Business Administration.

Key Deliverables:

  • Create accurate daily transmission schedules.
  • Maintain and distribute the final schedule to internal and external on-air users.
  • Coordinate with external departments on programme, promo discrepancies, and late start times.
  • Collaborate with Commercial Time Sales Departments on commercial scheduling and over sells.
  • Communicate schedule and broadcast responsibilities to FCC.
  • Implement promotion planning and ensure contractual agreements are met.
  • Schedule channel branding activities.
  • Manage scheduling of interstitial programming, channel branding, and promos.
  • Identify and prioritize issues affecting broadcasts.
  • Implement solutions promptly and professionally to maintain smooth operations.
  • Build and maintain interpersonal relationships within the team to foster a stable working environment and achieve team objectives.

8. Internship Opportunity: Marketing – Snap-e (Gauteng)

  • Reference Number: etv152
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate.
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Gauteng.

This internship, based in Gauteng, reports to the Marketing Projects Specialist. The role focuses on supporting project planning, marketing coordination, and content management across various platforms.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Assist with departmental administrative tasks.
  • Collaborate with traffic, media planning, and implementation teams to ensure campaign timelines and deliverables are met.
  • Maintain and adhere to marketing and campaign timelines.
  • Organize and manage key campaign collateral effectively.
  • Develop content plans for marketing platforms such as websites, social media, and in-app promotions.

9. Internship Opportunity: Marketing – Social Media (Gauteng)

  • Reference Number: etv151
  • Work Level: Student/Graduate.
  • Job Type: Contract.
  • Salary: Market Related.
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months.
  • EE Position: No.
  • Location: Gauteng.

This internship in Gauteng reports to the Advertising Specialist and focuses on supporting various aspects of marketing coordination, social media management, and reporting within the e.tv environment.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a National Diploma in Marketing.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Assist with departmental administrative duties.
  • Coordinate and monitor all phases of projects, ensuring project objectives are met within specified time frames.
  • Maintain records for campaigns Proof of Flight (POF) and provide updates to all suppliers.
  • Assist in developing and implementing social media marketing strategies.
  • Engage with and manage the social media community across e.tv’s social media platforms.
  • Contribute to the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content for social media channels.
  • Compile media and marketing reports to evaluate show and campaign performances.

Online application process:

  • Complete Application Form: Fill out the online application form with accurate personal details, educational background, and contact information.
  • Upload Documents: Prepare and upload your application documents, including:
    • Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing your academic background, work experience, and relevant skills.
    • Cover Letter addressing your interest in the internship and how your qualifications meet the position requirements.
  • Submit Application: Review your application to ensure all information is accurate and complete. Click on the submit button to send your application.
  • Confirmation: Upon successful submission, you may receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your application.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to proceed by submitting their applications through the user-friendly online portal provided. eTV remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting diversity and ensuring equal opportunities for all applicants. The organization eagerly anticipates reviewing all submissions and potentially welcoming qualified individuals to join its dynamic team.

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