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Communication and Archives Internship with Robben Island Museum

Robben Island

The above mentioned positions are available in the Heritage and Research Department as well as Executive Department at Robben Island Museum. 

Current Intern Opportunities

Communications Intern X 2 (12 Months Contract)

Qualification, Experience and Technical Skills:

  • National Diploma / in BTech, or relevant University Degree in Public Relations, Communication Science or Business Communication or related field with at least 6 months of relevant experience;
  • Supporting evidence of previous campaigns worked on (High School/Tertiary phase)
  • Intermediate Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) skills;
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills;
  • Intermediate survey monkey Skills;
  • Strong grasp of social media management and campaign development;
  • Experience with WordPress or web maintenance preferred;
  • Understanding of Google analytics;
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
  • Strong writing and organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Exceptional customer service and problem solving skills;
  • High level of computer literacy and ability to learn new technology quickly;
  • Demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to meet program needs;
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a good sense of humour;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required;
  • Communication - ability to write and speak professionally and/or be able to translate ideas and convey information;
  • Interpersonal - The ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders/colleagues/suppliers/Service providers/customers;
  • Collaboration - collaborate with other interns and company employees. Be able to work in a team;
  • Time Management - be able to prioritize responsibilities and recognize when it’s appropriate to multitask or focus on one particular project at a time;
  • Adaptability - a willingness to become familiar with the different parts of the organization;
  • Critical Thinking - a willingness to ask questions in order to understand an issue from all possible angles, and to pose creative solutions to challenges;
  • Research and Analysis - ability to process information and fulfil any assigned role;
  • Initiative – ability to contribute or positively affect change and willing to assist others;
  • Technical Proficiency - know your way around a computer, and ability to navigate basic productivity software.

Archives Intern X 5 (12 Months Contract)

Qualification, Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in Heritage Studies, Library Science, History, Art History, Anthropology, Finance or other relevant studies or equivalent;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Knowledge or experience in database work would be an advantage;
  • Attention to detail and accuracy very important;
  • Team worker;
  • Good Communication skills.

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Opportunity Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020
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