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2014 Internships: PR Internship at Vivid Luxury
May 31, 2014 Graduate Programme
Remuneration:Basic salary
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
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Job description

An award-winning PR and marketing agency that deals with luxury brand clients is looking for a talented, driven public relations and events management intern for our Cape Town office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and executing of his/her designated tasks within a team.

Responsibilities include the effective assistance of an accounts team in executing PR and publicity campaigns, and assistance in the management of high-end events. Strong relationship management ability with colleagues, clients and media are critical to the position and a strong interest in the luxury sector will be an advantage.

The key performance areas are:

  • Assisting with tactical and creative PR strategies and plans
  • Exceptional media interest and knowledge
  • Event management skills, including the potential to assist with strategy and concept creation, planning, budgeting and coordination
  • Good creative writing skills (press releases and client proposals)
  • Ability to assist with all PR activities including assistance with client pitches, media strategies, media monitoring and administration
  • Good social media knowledge and skills
  • An exceptional track record with some relevant internship or work experience.

Key competencies required:

  • A good knowledge of all aspects of PR with a PR Diploma or Degree
  • Solid Computer competence: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), web and social media
  • Self Confidence and good decision making skills
  • Ability to think creatively and ‘out of the box’
  • A good understanding of the luxury brand environment
  • Strong self-management and timekeeping skills
  • Organised and efficient, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills and the ability to interact with media and clients where necessary
  • A good knowledge of the South African media landscape and the
  • ability to assist with creating story angles for a multitude of different clients.

This position requires a driven and dynamic professional who is serious about his/her career.

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your CV with a letter of
motivation, your availability should your application be successful, as well as two to three contactable references via

email to info@vividluxury.co.za,

using the subject line “Application for internship”. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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