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Ringmistress Media offer the following services to a range of diverse and exciting clients, including Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, the South African Motor Body Repair Association and Unogwaja Charitable Trust, including:
  • PR & Media Management
  • Digital Communications
  • Social Media Management
  • Video Production
  • Design (for digital)
  • Content Management
  • Website Development
We offer an annual internship between October/November and April/May every year, and need someone who has any one, or a combination of the following skills:
  • Data capturing (with impeccable attention to detail)
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Copywriting
  • HTML
  • Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Video Editing
  • Digital design (especially social media banners and infographics)
Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Package - in particular Excel - is a non-negotiable. Your role, includes the following (at least)
  • Assist with team, office and client administration
  • Update website content
  • Research content to curate for client platforms
  • Assist with executing social media plans
  • Create PowerPoint slides
  • Update reports with information provided
  • Update our various media databases
  • Social media research, as directed
  • Make sure the boss eats
This is an important role within our small team of two, and we will rely on you and your work.

The ideal candidate is willing to learn, not afraid of a steep learning curve, has a thick skin and sense of humour.

We place a high value on work ethic, attention to detail (this is vital and above all else), responsibility and accountability.

Own transport (not public) is ideal.

Hours: Weekdays, 8am - 4h30pm
Period: Fixed Term - 1 November - 30 April
Remuneration: As this is an internship, we pay a basic stipend.  All business costs are covered.

This position is ideal for students required complete in-service training, or a student in his/her gap year who would like to get first-hand experience in marketing and communications.

Important notes:
  • This is our busiest time of year, and stress levels are high. If you are unable handle pressure and deadlines, and if your attention to detail is not impeccable, this may not be the place for you.
  • It is a very small team working from a home-based office. If you don't like tweens and animals, chocolate abuse and detailed discussions about Game of Thrones, and if you are more of a corporate animal, please do not apply.
To apply, please send an email to emma@ringmistress.co.za (with internship application in the subject line) and detail:
  • Why you are applying
  • Your experience (if any)
  • How you handle challenges (examples)
  • Your public social media profiles (Instagram / Twitter)
  • An example of your writing
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email.  
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