Develop your CV / Resume and help raise awareness about greening and reforestation projects by taking a PR and Social Media Internship at an NGO in Cape Town.
The social enterprise is dedicated to urban greening, reforestation, and eco-education in Sub-Saharan Africa through planting trees, fighting deforestation, spreading environmental awareness, and inspiring a green movement.
This award winning NGO runs initiatives that are centred around community participation, and has been responsible for planting over 18000 trees since 2010.
The project has a strong online presence through various social media channels, emails and newsletters which it uses to communicate with donors, stakeholders and beneficiaries.
This is vital to the growth of the projects and participates in environmental awareness in the communities. The aim is to create a large awareness platform and encourage as many people as possible to get activity involved in the Treevolution.
The internship offers those with experience in and awareness of social media platforms the opportunity to participate in growing the online presence of a grassroots environmental NGO in south Africa.
Interns should have some experience in marketing, and a knowledge of social media platforms to ensure that you get the most out of this placement.
An interest in environmental issues would also be useful as the NGO focuses on this and will be the basis of much of the articles and platforms on which you will be working.
You must be well organised and able to meet deadlines. Interns are asked to bring a laptop with them, if this is possible.
A full CV / resume will be requested upon application to assess your suitability for the programme. Documentation will be required to support your application including a letter of motivation.
You will be asked of a telephone interview as there is a selection process for this exciting placement.
Project fees apply. Project fees include accommodation, airport pick up, food, orientation and 24h support. You will be provided with a comprehensive learning reflection document and are expected to give a presentation at the end of your internship.