Virtual Internship Overview

Dates: June 1 – August 14, 2020

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 20 Hours/Week (Daily Schedule TBD)

Internship Title: Marketing Intern

Intern reports to: CEO + Founder

This internship is hosted by a tourism and community development organization in Cape Town, South Africa.  The primary project is to create a fairly complete and visually appealing directory portal of startup entrepreneurs and community-based organizations. This includes the documentation and digitization of details about the organizations and some of their leadership, as well as collecting and compiling experiences and testimonials.

Intern Responsibilities

Tasks:

  • Design a change-maker Portal, integrating other platforms
  • Collect data on local community-based organizations
  • Create and edit short videos for social media platforms
  • Maintain an active and engaging profile on Instagram
  • Design high-quality brochures and a new company logo

Skills:

  • Background or interest in nonprofits, fundraising, or other relevant fields
  • Strong project management, technology and communication skills
  • Fluency with Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel
  • Moderately skilled with Final Cut Pro and Canva and/or Illustrator
  • Familiarity with Google My Maps, Google Contacts, and Website Builders
  • Organized, highly logical, fast note-taker
  • Patient, attentive, persistent, curious, and honest

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a college degree program, majoring in a relevant field
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA (preferred)
  • Access to computer and regular phone/internet
  • English proficiency
  • Ability to work well independently

What's Next?

  • Application Review
  • Interview
  • $100 Refundable Deposit*
  • Selection/ Placement
  • Final payment $400
  • Cohort “Pre-Departure”
  • Orientation meeting
  • Ongoing Project work
  • Weekly Check-ins with Site Supervisor
  • Cohort Seminars
  • Post-Program Debrief

*Deposit is only refundable if we cannot place you. Internship opportunities are limited and application does not guarantee placement.

 

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