Young in Prison South Africa: Intern - Marketing and Fundraising

Young in Prison South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017
Opportunity type: 
Other

​Young in Prison South Africa (YiPSA) is a nonprofit organisation established in 2008 and works with youth and children in conflict with the law. The organisation works in youth correctional centres in the Western Cape and Gauteng, where it renders Rehabilitation through Creative Arts Programme. In the Western Cape, we deliver our programme at Pollsmoor, Goodwood, Drakenstein and Brandvlei Correctional Centres. In Gauteng, we work in Leeuwkop Correctional Centre. Outside correctional centres, YiPSA works with youth who have been recently released from detention and supports them to make a positive transition from incarceration back into society.

YiPSA seeks to appoint a Marketing and Fundraising Intern, based in Cape Town.

The Intern will support the Programmes Coordinator in this area. 

The position is for three-month period from March - May 2017, with possibility of activities being extended. 

This is an unpaid/voluntary position.

Start date: Immediately

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, e-mail and web)
  • Assist in designing and distributing a newsletter for YiPSA
  • Build on, manage and update the organisation's database
  • Assist in organising marketing and fundraising events
  • Assist in distributing marketing and fundraising materials
  • There is room for the intern to be creative and have (a lot) of input in the implementation of these activities

Requirements:

  • 23 years old or older
  • Share our vision
  • Verbal and written English communication skills
  • Creative, open minded, positive and proactive approach and able to work independently
  • Computer skills (Microsoft word, Excel and Power point)
  • Understanding of (and experience with) different marketing techniques
  • Minimum understanding of the NGO Sector
  • Be available for a minimum of three months starting from March. 

 To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to jennifer@younginprison.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about Young in Prison South Africa, refer to www.younginprison.org.za

To view other opportunities, refer to www.ngopulse.org/group/home-page/other-opportunities

Location: 
Cape Town

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