Position Identification

Position Title:  Digital Intern
Organisation:   Islamic Relief South Africa
Location:   Cape Town, South Africa
Reports to: Head of Communications

Purpose of Position

  • To establish the look and feel for various elements, including websites, social media and
  • Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce our brand’s style and voice
    through its visual touchpoints
  • Work on marketing items, presentation materials and interactive event materials while
    effectively managing timelines and expectations

Key Responsibilities

  • The specific details of a digital intern’s role will include:
  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas.
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media.
  • Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback.
  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members.
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and project.
  • Working closely with other HOD and senior designer to conceptualise, design and layout a
    wide range of advertising and print formats.
  • Picture sourcing and editing.
  • Layout of publication.
  • Generating fresh design ideas.
  • Giving creative input.
  • Preparing and finalising pages for print.
  • Archiving and filing of all design work for ease of reference and access (of FDC server).
  • Prepares content for social media.
  • Actively implements social media strategy.
  • Social Media Content administration.
  • Archive all media in chronological order, ensuring easy access.

Educational Qualification:

  • Recognized Degree at a reputable institution in Design and/or a relevant study with similar outputs.
  • Minimum 2 – 3 years of professional experience in similar position with demonstrated experience within a fast paced marketing and creative design environment.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite packages, including InDesign, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash and CSS.
  • The ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adeptness with leading design software packages
  • A determination to achieve and succeed
  • Some creative industry experience
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • A background of working as part of a design team
  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team
  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve.

Closing date:  COB 30th November 2020

Please forward a copy of the completed application form IRSA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM (3), 1 page
motivational letter and your CV along with a certified copy of your ID to [email protected] before the 30th November 2020.

Dearest applicant, kindly consider the following:

If the requirements of the application as above, is not met, we will consider the application as
incomplete and this will therefore not be accepted.

Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you are not contacted within a month after the
closing date.

Over and above operational requirements Islamic Relief South Africa will take into account the country’s and organisational employment equity imperatives.

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