Public Relations

Content Development Assistant


PR, Public Relations, Communications, Business strategy, Internship

Career Field

Public Relations

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

One of Cape Town's leading Public Relations agencies which specialises in corporate and consumer PR.

Roles and Responsibilities

Gain professional experience in a fast paced environment and have the chance to work with some of South Africa's leading brands. The intern will develop an in-depth understanding of consumer opinions and social factors that influence their behaviour. The intern will assist with the creation of press releases and media new pitches, social media audits and strategy, web and social media content, internal communication plans and newsletters.


Creative Good writing skills A confident speaker Good knowledge of different social media channels

Skills Acquisition

Develop writing skills across a range of writing styles. Improved communication skills across a number of mediums. Research skills Attention to detail Risk management Editing Presentation skills Develop a multicultural perspective Relationship and client management Strategic thinking

Benefits to Intern

Learn how to create captivating content in the form of blog posts, articles, press releases and website copy Gain an in-depth understanding of various social media platforms, analysis, releases and content management systems Learn about fast-paced emerging markets Practise managing deadlines and prioritizing tasks Build an impressive portfolio of work

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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