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Communication Science or Public Relations Grads are invited by Seriti to apply for this Internship

Communication, Media & Branding Internship; Seriti Coal Johannesburg, Gauteng Internship Closing Date 16 December 2022 Job Details Department other Minimum experience Internship Company primary industry Mining and Metals Job functional area Public Relations Job Description When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID, Drivers and qualifications. COMMUNICATION, MEDIA AND BRANDING INTERNSHIP, C LOWER: SERITI COAL, HEAD OFFICE, GAUTENG INTERNAL & EXTERNAL (FIXED TERM CONTRACT) The role: The role is a developmental role, with the primary purpose being to learn through experiential learning in the Communication, Media and Branding field. The successful candidate will complete a structured development programme within 24 months to be able to fulfil a substantial position within Seriti. The duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Present on key learnings to the Operational Management Team after each phase is completed and identify a project at the beginning of second year of developmental programme to present on at the completion of the programme

  • Attend all formal courses and seminars as prescribed in the development programme and actively participate in all opportunities for development

  • Act in the capacity of other roles in the discipline as and when required and deliver on role outcomes as expected in an acting capacity as well as to suggest and advise on improvements

  • Identify, propose and participate in improvement or value-add projects relevant to the discipline by conducting research and benchmarking against other divisions and industries as well as networking with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Working cross-functionally to cohesively communicate the company’s vision, values and brand

  • Writing press releases and how to leverage media contacts

  • Create a distribution of information to ensure you target audience is reached

  • Develop Public Relations campaigns through general media, branding, special events

  • Content updating on internal/external website

  • Communication support for internal communication campaigns

  • Communicating with suppliers and service providers during event preparation

  • Ensure timeous payment of service providers after service delivered

You will need:

  • BA in Communication Science or Public Relations equivalent

  • Proficiency in Excel Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Efficient at multi-tasking and researching

  • Organisational and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Attention to detail

  • Valid driver’s license

  • In possession of a Certificate of Fitness or be able to obtain it


  • Previous marketing experience

  • Basic knowledge of Seriti or mining business principles and values

  • Understanding of the Seriti core value chain and Operational codes of practices, procedures, standards and guidelines

Ref No: VAR111/22GS - Communication Closing date: 16 December 2022 Read: Please use Google Chrome as default browser when applying to enable the attachment of documents. A CV with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of relevant qualifications, together with ID document & valid driver’s license must be accompanied with your application. Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity targets. All applicants are thanked for their interest. Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful. Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.


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