My Vote Counts: Research & Communications Internships 2020

  • Internship
  • Cape Town , South Africa

My Vote Counts

My Vote Counts seeks to appoint one Electoral Systems Intern and one Communications Intern to be based in Cape Town. This a 6 months paid partime position. Interns will be expected to work 3 days a week.

The following Internships are open for applications:

Electoral Researcher Intern

  • Should have completed or be enrolled in an honours or masters programme in politics, public policy, law or any other related field.
  • Research experience is required.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must display an interest in South African politics and social justice.
  • Must be able to take initiative, work independently and in a team.

Communications Intern

  • Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or Marketing a must
  • Proven written articles or other content (please forward portfolio or links to your work)
  • The ability to come up with engaging content and ideas around the work we do
  • Social media experience
  • WordPress or other web publishing skills preferable
  • A keen interest in politics a must
  • Knowledge and or interest in advocacy advantageous
  • Great interpersonal skills a must
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships a must
  • Proficiency in another language other than English advantageous

 

How to Apply

To Apply for the Electoral Researcher Intern Position

  • Please forward your CV with 3 contactable references, Cover Letter, university transcripts and 600 word article on your thoughts on electoral accountability.
  • Please add Electoral Intern somewhere in your subject line.
  • Please send your completed application to: [email protected]

To Apply for the Communications Intern Position

  • Please forward your CV with 3 contactable references, Cover Letter, varsity transcripts and 600 word plan on how you would use social media to market an upcoming MVC event on party funding.
  • Please add Communications Intern somewhere in your subject line
  • Please send your completed application to: [email protected]


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