Electoral Matters Internship 2018 at IEC

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) invites applications for an Electoral Matters Internship opportunity based at the National Office in Centurion (12 months contract). The Intern: Electoral Matters will contribute towards the efficient co-ordination of electoral matter projects in the Organization. The Intern reports to the Assistant-Manager.


  • Assist departmental staff members with their duties whilst undertaking daily activities to learn about the basics of the departmental portfoli
  • Assist with capturing and filing of political parties’ information.
  • Assist with relevant duties and activities as indicated by the departmental staff.
  • Assist with various administrative duties within the Department including general filing, financial administration, running errands to various different departments, photocopying, faxing etc.


  • The candidate must have completed Matric / N3 and a three years Bachelor’s degree or diploma (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification in Project Management, Public Administration / Management or Social Sciences / Human Sciences.
  • The candidate must possess report writing and good communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal skills with good knowledge of electoral legislation and regulations.
  • The person must be computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel.
  • A valid driver’s license is a recommendation.

Applicants should have the following attributes: 

  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • be prepared to work long hours;
  • pro-active and decisive.
  • Persons must be South African Citizens and unemployed.
  • Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
How to apply 

Suitably qualified candidates must forward applications with the required documentation to:


The Manager: Human Resources:
Address: P/Bag X112, Centurion, 0046,
Fax: (012) 622-5219
Email: [email protected]Closing Date:

13 March 2015Via –Electoral Commission of SA