Marketing Internship Programme at Truth 2017

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28 Mar, 2017

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Marketing Jobs in South Africa

Truth is a boutique consultancy specialising in customer centricity, CRM and loyalty programme development.

We’re looking for a dynamic, team player interested in pursuing a career in marketing, CRM or loyalty to join the Truth internship programme.

Truth’s internship programme offers the opportunity for a graduate or part-time undergraduate in marketing or business the chance to learn first-hand experience from South Africa’s leading team of loyalty & CRM experts.

This role is perfect for an entry level applicant seeking to kick start their career and be part of an awesome, highly qualified team.

We are passionate about home-grown talent and therefore, place high value on learning and personal growth f rom peers so you’ll be encouraged to define and broaden your horizons.

You’ll gain as much accountability as you can handle and positively contribute towards the inner-workings of our team.

What you will be doing in this role:

As the marketing intern, you will report to Truth’s marketing, CRM & Loyalty consultant. Being a small business, roles are not defined solely by your title and therefore, everyone carries a large portfolio which you will be required to support.

We’re a small team of 5 which means that you are going to get exposure to all aspects of our business and be called upon to assist the Truth team where possible.

Your role, therefore, includes the following requirements: (but not limited to)

  • Conduct market and competitor research/analysis for both Truth’s clients and internal use
  • Assist with general administration within the marketing team across multiple touch points (social media, newsletters, website)
  • Update website content
  • Research content for social media schedules
  • Assist with office administration
  • Execute social media plan for Truth
  • Coordinate and input into Truth’s newsletters
  • Coordinate various marketing projects where applicable
  • Copy editing and proof-reading of presentations, articles, newsletters, whitepapers
  • Create power point slides to support client work
  • Work closely with marketing team to analyse and report on marketing campaign data
  • Help organise events such as customer academy workshops or any PR related breakfasts with partners/CSI initiatives
  • Manage Truth customer databases

This role is at the core of the Truth team, and others will rely on your work every single day.


  • Completed or working towards the completion of a diploma/degree (essential) in marketing or business (preferable)
  • Proficient on the entire Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience in online tools such as WordPress, Hootsuite and Mailchimp (advantageous)
  • Understanding of how to use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin for business

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, flawless written English
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving experience
  • Be a self-starter, i.e. able to work independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Punctual and professional attitude
  • Comfortable with powerpoint
  • Enjoy doing research and collating findings
  • Detail oriented
  • Proactive, self-starter

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email us and include:

  • Your CV
  • Two paragraphs on your interest in the role at Truth and how it will benefit you and what you believe you will bring to the team as the new marketing intern.

location: Cape Town, Woodstock, Salt River
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior
Own transport required: Yes
Type: 6 months
Reference: #TruthIntern2017

Send your cover letter and CV to Lauren Moore: [email protected]

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