Begin your professional adventure with the FAIS Ombud Graduate Program for Marketing and Communications graduates. This unique opportunity serves as an essential bridge to a vibrant and evolving career in the fields of marketing and communications, equipping you with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in this dynamic industry.

FAIS Ombud Graduate Program Overview

  • Closing Date: 15 February 2024
  • Location: Pretoria, South Africa
  • Company: FAIS Ombud

About FAIS Ombud

The FAIS Ombud is a reputable institution committed to promoting fairness and resolving disputes in the financial services industry. Their primary role is to handle complaints from consumers about financial services and products. This organization plays a pivotal role in maintaining integrity and trust within the South African financial sector, making it an ideal environment for aspiring professionals to learn, grow, and contribute to meaningful work in the field of marketing and communications.

Position Available

  • Role: Marketing and Communications Graduate
  • Minimum Qualifications/Skills:
    • Three-year National Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Creative, collaborative, self-motivated, organized, and proficient in Microsoft Office

Key Responsibilities

  • Content Creation: Engage in developing captivating content across various marketing channels, including social media, emails, and promotional materials.
  • Social Media Management: Play a role in enhancing our social media presence by crafting and curating appropriate content.
  • Campaign Support: Join hands with the marketing team in orchestrating and implementing marketing campaigns.
  • Market Research: Undertake research to identify current market trends, monitor competitor activities, and understand customer preferences.
  • Communication Coordination: Collaborate with the communications team to ensure a unified and effective approach in all messaging channels.
  • Outreach Programs: Organize and manage outreach efforts to connect with the community, partners, and our target audience.

Internship Objectives

The FAIS Ombud Graduate Program aims to nurture deserving graduates, offering a gateway into the professional world. As part of this 12-month journey, interns will gain invaluable hands-on experience in various facets of marketing and communications, developing skills crucial for a thriving career.

  • Professional Skill Development: Enhance practical skills in marketing and communications, preparing for real-world challenges in the industry.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry professionals, gaining insights and building valuable relationships for future career growth.
  • Project Management Experience: Gain hands-on experience in managing and executing marketing projects from inception to completion.
  • Understanding Industry Dynamics: Learn about the current trends, challenges, and best practices in the marketing and communications sector.
  • Personal Growth: Develop personal attributes such as confidence, communication, and teamwork, essential for professional success.
  • Contribution to Company Goals: Play a significant role in contributing to the FAIS Ombud’s marketing and communication objectives.

How to Apply

  • Required Documents: CV, academic qualifications, and other relevant documents
  • Application Process: Submit your application with the reference “MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS GRADUATE” to

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Additional Tips and Information

  • Inclusive Hiring Practices: Emphasis on creating an inclusive workplace, welcoming candidates from diverse backgrounds.
  • Expectation Management: Understanding that due to the volume of applications, only those moving forward in the process will be contacted.
  • Integrity Checks: Ensuring the integrity of our team through thorough background and reference checks.
  • Welcoming Varied Experiences: Valuing a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, not limiting applications to those with specific work history.
  • Feedback Process: Providing feedback to candidates post-selection process as part of our commitment to professional growth.
  • Supportive Work Environment: Fostering a supportive and collaborative work culture that aids in professional and personal development.

Do not miss this chance to be part of the exciting  FAIS Ombud Graduate program that is more than just an internship – it is a milestone in your professional journey, laying the groundwork for a successful career in marketing and communications.