MHSC Public Relations Internship Programme


Salary: R6420.00

Job Purpose

To assist the stakeholder department in the implementation of the Stakeholder Implementation Plan. To ensure MHSC’s communication, public relations and marketing is up to date. To assist with development of MHSC communication material. Assist with the creation and distribution of newsletter and promotional items to stakeholders. To monitor all social media platforms for trending news, ideas, and feedback. Prepare detailed promotional presentations. Help with the planning and hosting of events

This is an internship programme and the position will report to the Stakeholder Manager.

Minimum Requirements

·      Matric

·      Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in Marketing, PR or Communications Management

Additional requirements 

·       Good Communication skills (verbal and written)

·       Good understanding of the latest marketing/PR and communication trends and techniques

·       Must be passionate about communication, PR and marketing

·       Understanding of the Public Sector

·       Good organising skills

·       Must be able to multitask

·       Attention to detail

Skills Required

·      Ability to read, analyse, and interpret document

·      Administration skills

·      Outstanding multitasking abilities

·      Ability to work with and understand basic marketing and PR concepts.

·      Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations

·      Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

·      Good knowledge of MS Office.

·       Be a team player and ability to work under pressure

Job Functions

Internship Programme: 

Stakeholder relations

  • To update and maintain the MHSC website and MHSC’s presence on external sites
  • To assist with development of stakeholder communications materials
  • To clean the MHSC stakeholder database
  • To assist with creation and distribution of newsletters and promotional items to stakeholders.
  • To assist with general administration duties within the Stakeholder Unit

Events & Research 

  • To assist with MHSC events e.g. MHSC events
  • To give support to third party industry events, which may include attendance as an MHSC representative.

The MHSC is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be made in accordance with the MHSC EE Policy. Woman, Coloureds, Indians, Whites and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. MHSC reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Please forward a detailed CV, clearly quoting the reference number of the position to: Enquiries should be directed to HR Department  at 011-070-4200

Closing date: 31 August 2019

How To Apply: Apply Online

NB: No late applications will be accepted.

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