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Capricorn TVET College – Internships 2023

Location: Polokwane, South Africa

Closing Date: 31 January 2023

Capricorn TVET College: Internship Programme 2023

Capricorn VET College is inviting applications from suitably qualified applicants to apply for its Communications, Media and Public Relations Internship intake for 2023.

This role requires an energetic, dedicated and detail-oriented person who can manage multiple tasks successful. Candidate should be a team-player with an understanding of the TVET sector, willingness to learn and ability to manage multiple tasks while adapting to shifting priorities. The successful candidate will undergo a structured development programme within 12 months.

The duties include but not limited to:

Draft, distribute and pitch speeches, news releases, media alerts and other stories, edit and format photos and videos for social media and website, update College website and social media platforms regularly, graphic design, media relations, digital asset management, prepare weekly reports and maintain regular contact with supervisor, collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for Public Relations and communications, event coordination and other communications and administrative support tasks as assigned.

Required Education:

Must have a Degree or Diploma in:

  • Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Media Studies
  • Journalism

Skills and Competencies:

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication, Interpersonal skills
  • Strong visual skills and some experience with designing materials for print and online
  • Understanding of the basic principles of Public Relations and/or communication
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and public contacts
  • Understanding of Social Media platforms and strategy
  • Crisis analysis and crisis-solving

How to Apply

All interested candidates are requested to send an application letter and attach a recently updated CV, academic record, certified copies of ID and qualifications not older than three (3) months.

Please forward your application to: 

Via Post to: The Principal, Capricorn TVET College, Private Bag X9674, Polokwane, 0700.


Hand Deliver to: Central office, 16 Market Street, Polokwane 0700

Please note:

  • No faxed or late applications will be considered.
  • If you did not receive feedback from the College within 30 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Enquires: Work Integrated Learning (WIL) on 015 230 1800 or WIL@capricorncollege.edu.za during
operational hours.

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