- Support the writing production of various departments. This includes pitching, drafting, and publishing stories for our social media handles, websites, newsletter and the media
- Assist the thought leadership of the department through research, brainstorming and concept ideation. This includes research on issues facing society, political analysis, and keeping abreast of public discourse
- Support the general administration of the department which includes emailing, administering the calendar, note-taking and related activities
In order to be eligible for the NMF internship, applicants must:
- Hold a qualification in the Humanities or Social Sciences or other related qualification that you are able to motivate relates to the work of the department
- Demonstrate strong critical thinking, research, analytical and writing skills
- Be recently graduated with little or no prior full-time work experience – preference will be given to applicants who have not previously benefitted from an internship opportunity within a South African NGO
- Have a demonstrable interest in human rights advocacy and constitutional issues and an interest in building a career in civil society in South Africa
- Be able to plan, prioritise work, meet deadlines, and work independently
- Be systematic and thorough in their approach to work, with excellent attention to detail
- Have strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Suite, Facebook, website design, Instagram, Twitter, Google apps)
- Be able to write for public consumption
To apply or to enquire more about the position, please send your abridged CV, academic transcript and proof of qualifications to the following: HumanResources@nelsonmandela.org, addressed to Ms M. Moagi
Closing Date: 17 March 2023
Note: The Nelson Mandela Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference may be given to applicants who reside in the Gauteng region and are multilingual.