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Fair Trade Tourism: Marketing Projects Internship

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15 Aug, 2013

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Job Title: Marketing Projects Intern
(Jennifer Caldwell Memorial Internship)

Grade: B2
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Stipend: R72,000 per annum
Fixed Term Internship: September 2013 – August 2014

Project manage Indaba, including logistical arrangements, stakeholder  communications, and budgeting
Assist with keeping all social media platforms updated with relevant, topical  information
Assist with search for new social media platforms/forums
Assist with maintenance of FTT website
Assist with market research (e.g. surveys)
Assist with monitoring and evaluation reporting
Assist with logistics/administration of marketing department; and
Manage front desk.

FTT’s staff complement is small and, as such, the Marketing Projects Intern may, from time to time, be required to assist with other projects and/or office management duties. Where such requests are within the ability of the intern to perform, they may not unreasonably be refused.


Minimum Grade 12 education
Tertiary qualification in tourism with a minimum of 65% in major subjects; and
Less than one year formal work experience

Skills and competences:
Basic understanding of Fair Trade and sustainable development
Fluent in English (good written and verbal communications skills)
Able to plan and undertake administrative work with supervision
Able to gather and manage data
Good interpersonal skills
Flexible and able to adapt to a changing environment; and
Proficient in Microsoft software applications.

Honouring the memory of Jennifer Caldwell, this internship was established to empower young, previously disadvantaged South Africans.

The successful candidate will be:

A black South African under the age of 26
Interested in current debates concerning tourism and sustainable development
Passionate about Fair Trade
Self-motivated and able to work under pressure whether independently or as part of a team; and
Able to manage many tasks simultaneously


Other benefits are as per FTT’s policies and procedures.
Applicants should send CVs, inclusive of academic record and three contactable references, to:
[email protected]
Closing date for applications: 16 August 2013

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