Wanted: Public Relations Intern at SANCCOB


SANCCOB – established in 1968, has helped to treat over 90,000 ill, injured, orphaned and oiled seabirds – seeks to employ 1 x Public Relations and Seabird Rehabilitation Intern (2 months) to join their energetic and dedicated team in Cape St Francis.

Internship date: 01 December 2014 – 31 January 2015
Remuneration: Stipend of R2000.00 per month

Key Performance Areas 

During Festive Period:

  • Be responsible for the management of the penguin souvenir shop
  • Conduct private tours of the centre at scheduled times
  • Receipting of donations
  • Overseeing delivery of shop supplies
  • Be responsible for weekly shop stock counts
  • Assist with planned events during the duration of internship, including public seabird
  • releases, market days, The SANCCOB Penguin Holiday Festival
  • Distribution and collection of donation tins

Additional/Post Festive Period:

  • Rescue and collection of birds
  • Assist with bird work
  • Driver

Minimum requirements 

  • Tertiary qualification (business management/wildlife related field preferable)
  • South African resident
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Hardworking and dedicated person with good interpersonal skills that is able to work well in a team and has the ability to follow regulations and procedures.
  • Be physically fit; be prepared to work in all weather environments, frequently in excess of standard working hours.
  • Previous experience desirable. Contactable references required

How to apply

Please forward CV with a letter of motivation to louanne@sanccob.co.za; Attention: Ms L Mostert.

Deadline for applications: Friday, 07 November 2014

Management will not accept telephonic applications and will only correspond with applicants selected for interviews.


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