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PR Intern/Assistant

Remuneration:R2500 - R3000 per month Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Student
Own transport required:Yes
Type: 6 months
Reference:#PR Intern/Assistant
Company:Lauren Shantall (Pty) Ltd

Job description

We are looking for a dynamic PR Intern/Assistant with a passion for food, wine and lifestyle to join our team. Confidence, a great attitude, personal style and a love for people are essential, but responsibility and the ability to deliver are key.

You will need to be well-spoken and presentable.

With guidance from the relevant Account Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the account director/s.

This role will include:
  • Following up any requests made pertaining to communication – distributing press releases, follow-up calls, coverage reports, ave reports, managing newsclip
  • Taking minutes and issuing accurate contact/status reports.
  • Constantly seeking fresh communication ideas and angles and discussing these with the team.
  • Following up the releases or angles presented to media on a consistent basis.
  • Maintaining up-to-date media and feature lists.
  • Preparing monthly client reports on all PR activities undertaken.
  • social and digital media implementation.
  • Media hosting at events/functions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key target markets such as media.
  • Generally act in a manner and with an attitude befitting the culture and status of the business.
  • Attend client functions as and when required.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with all members of the team.


  • Diploma or degree in Communications and/or Public Relations 
  • Relevant experience within a media or public relations agency.
  • Computer literacy in all Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Photoshop skills a plus
  • Own transport (and valid driver's licence) required
  • Social media skills
Own laptop or computer essential.

A motivational letter is required along with contactable references.

Please do not respond if you do not meet the requirements!

Employment period:

Six-month contract in the hope that you will grow this into a position with us.

Posted on 17 Nov 13:27

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