Aurum Institute: Communications Internship Programme 2024 / 2025

Company : The Aurum Institute
Location : Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date: 10 July 2024

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Communications Intern to join our team. The intern will assist with a variety of communications tasks, including content creation, social media management, and internal communications. This internship offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment and develop your skills in the field of communications.


  • Assist in writing and editing articles, press releases, blog posts, newsletters, and other communication materials.
  • Support the creation of multimedia content (videos, graphics, etc.) for various platforms.
  • Help manage and grow the company’s social media presence across platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.).
  • Create engaging content and monitor social media channels for feedback and interactions.
  • Analyse social media metrics and suggest strategies for improvement.
  • Support the development and dissemination of internal communications materials, including emails, memos, and newsletters.
  • Assist with the coordination of internal events and meetings.
  • Assist in maintaining media lists and relationships with journalists.
  • Help prepare and distribute press materials.
  • Provide administrative support to the communications team as needed.
  • Assist with scheduling, organising files, and other office tasks.


Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in:

  • Communications,
  • Journalism,
  • Public Relations,
  • Marketing,
  • or a related field.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and tools.
  • Basic understanding of graphic design and video editing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creativity and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Interest in current events and media trends.

To apply for this job please visit aurum.mcidirecthire.com.