Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern

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2 Nov, 2015

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Marketing Jobs in South Africa

GAIA CONSCIOUS TRAVEL is an online travel agency which will be launched in March 2015. They are looking for a very creative, enthusiastic and driven intern.


  • To have studied 2 years minimum either in tourism, marketing or communication and have experience in digital marketing.
  • To be passionate and knowledgeable about social media, travel and mindfulness.
  • To have excellent written English and to enjoy writing travel and lifestyle articles and reviews.
  • To have own computer, be very computer literate and available to work online with regular skype meetings.
  • To be able to work well independently, following objectives and multitasking.
  • Knowledge of Spanish would be a great plus but not a requirement.

This is a part time position following objectives; therefore working hours are flexible and will depend on the candidate’s productivity and the objectives set by the marketing calendar.

This is an ONLINE position; therefore residence in the Cape Town area would be an advantage but not a requirement.

This position will hopefully lead to an online paid position after 6 months of successful internship.

Gaia will contribute R1500 per month towards living expenses.


  • To update social media and blog in preparation for launch.
  • To promote newsletter subscribers sign up and implement prelaunch digital marketing campaigns.
  • To update information on website.
  • To assist with other marketing and operational activities depending on the candidates abilities and preferences.

This is the opportunity to be part of something new and exciting right from the start, as well as the opportunity to work for a business that will make a difference in the world of tourism.

The business’ marketing plans and website are already developed and respectively ready to be implemented and populated. Please not that the website is not public yet, so you will not find

The candidate will work directly under supervision of the Operations and Sales Manager who will train him/her in all aspects of marketing. He/She will also learn about managing an online business.

We are launching the idea of “conscious travel” versus “responsible travel”, where the travel “within” and the personal growth that comes with travel is given an important role.

Our catalogues will include ecotourism, volunteering, local social experiences, yoga retreats, art courses, etc. All our trips will collaborate with social or environmental NGOs.

ABOUT the company Gaia Conscious Travel

Gaia is an online travel agency offering an exclusive range of sustainable, responsible and conscious travel in selected regions worldwide.

Our website, an innovative travel platform, puts together and sells a selection of unique travel experiences, which allow inspiring connections with nature and society and include activities that will also allow us to reconnect with ourselves.

ABOUT the Gaia Community

Gaia is building a solid community of conscious travellers, which is fully aware of its impact on the environment and strives to serve the greater good, at home and away.

By committedly sharing our beliefs through the Gaia blog and social media, together we will create a positive impact on the way the world travels in the future.

Application Process:

Please send your CV to Joanna Tomkins at [email protected] along with a short motivation letter.

Closing date: 15th November 2015

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