Gain hands-on work experience on this social media and marketing internship with African Impact. During your time in our Head Office, you will contribute towards community upliftment and conservation projects in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Our marketing team is specifically looking for someone who loves video editing, writing and has a big passion for social media!
AS AN INTERN, YOU WILL:
- Form part of the African Impact marketing team at our head office in Muizenberg, Cape Town
- Focus on online and digital marketing, social media, video marketing, content marketing and branding
- Learn about responsible tourism and travel, and how to ethically market and promote destinations and volunteer projects on a global level
- Work on projects and assignments from start to finish, including campaigns, promotions, and strategic marketing concepts as well as creative, fun ideas
- Experience African Impact’s Cape Town community programs and initiatives first-hand as you join volunteers on project
- Live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, spending your weekends exploring everything Cape Town has to offer
The view from our office window
Cape Town is officially one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Framed between oceans and mountains, it’s surrounded by incredible natural beauty, with Table Mountain, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, an absolute highlight. Cape Town is also a place of huge diversity, lively cultures, and a vibrant nightlife. Living here is dynamic and interesting, and weekends will give you a huge variety of exciting activities.
You can, for instance, venture to the top of Table Mountain, go paragliding, take to the ocean by kayak, hang out on some of the many beaches, sip wine at stunning vineyards, head out on safari, enjoy some Africa’s finest restaurants and even take to the skies on a helicopter flight over the city. For those more interested in exploring South Africa’s culture, how about visiting the historic Robben Island, or taking a free walking tour through the city to learn about Apartheid?
Participants on this marketing internship live in a shared volunteer and intern house in Muizenberg, just 3 minutes away from one of the most popular beaches in Cape Town’s South Peninsula. Aside from being one of the best surfing beaches around (ready to get suited up?), it’s an area filled with vibey bars, cafes, and amazing restaurants. Our team of international and local staff members live and work with you, so expect to see and do more than most tourists could ever dream of.
Fun & Travel
You can hike up the magnificent Table Mountain, or take the cable car to the top. Once you’ve soaked in the breath-taking view, you can choose to abseil your way down. Surfing lessons, shark cage diving and sky-diving are also on many tourists’ “bucket lists”, and Cape Town’s mountain ranges make for great mountain-biking too!
Beach and Sea Adventures
Although the water may be just a little cold, Cape Town has plenty of beautiful beaches to visit, each with its own unique atmosphere. If you are really keen to explore the waters you can dive with the sharks or take a tour to Cape Point Peninsula where you will have a chance to swim with the penguins at Boulders Beach.
Cape Town has something for everyone. If you’re not really a city slicker and prefer to discover what nature has to offer, you can experience an African Safari at Aquila Safari – a “Big 5” private game reserve with animals such as the lion and African elephant.
The Cape Point at the tip of the Cape Peninsula lies within a nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park which is a World Heritage Site. Cape Point is a nature enthusiast’s paradise with many buck, baboons, Cape Mountain Zebras, birds and a variety of flora and fauna unique to the area.
Dates & Rates
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“I have had the most amazing time on this marketing internship with African Impact; gaining new skills, making lifelong friends and forever being inspired. The whole office is warm and welcoming, making you feel like part of the team from day one. I particularly loved visiting the amazing Cape Town projects in order to learn more about what we are marketing and witness first hand what African Impact is all about. I would highly recommend this internship to anyone interested in Marketing and Social Media, it has provided me with a whole new skill set to carry with me through future career choices. I couldn’t have wished for a better experience and can’t thank African Impact enough!
Lottie Smith, UK
“This 3 month marketing internship has been the best experience of my life from the moment I arrived in Cape Town. My expectations were exceeded in every aspect, from the knowledge I gained to the friends I made and the adventures we went on. Days spent in the office were never boring thanks to my 2 amazing bosses always keeping us interested and motivated. I have always wanted to pursue a career in marketing and this internship has not only solidified my future career but it has also shown me I want to market something I am truly passionate about like volunteer work with a responsible/reliable company.”
Olivia O’Murphy, USA