Public Relations

Public Relations Strategy Assistant


Public Relations, Communications, Business Strategy, Client management, Internship

Career Field

Public Relations

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

A fast paced PR firm providing PR strategies and concrete deliverables for a large range of clients.

Roles and Responsibilities

The intern will gain exposure to the inner workings of a fast-paced PR team and help facilitate smooth daily operations and communication best practices. Joining in on brainstorming and planning sessions, interns will be involved with the organization and execution of events, formulating plans and strategies, creating engaging content, and assisting in the management of media presence on behalf of clients. Interns will also have the opportunity to network with potential clients and drive communication and relationships with existing clients.


Willingness to learn and professional drive Understanding of the different social networks Excellent verbal and written communication skills Passion and hard work ethic Creative thinker Well organized and able to work with deadlines

Skills Acquisition

Written and verbal communication skills Video production and editing Project management Organization and scheduling skills Relations management Research Ideation SEO and social media management

Benefits to Intern

Work in a fast-paced professional environment alongside a knowledgeable and dedicated team Gain valuable experience and sharpen skills needed to succeed in this competitive field Boost your professional CV Grow in self-confidence and cross international competency

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

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

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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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