Shoprite Internal Communications Internship 2022

Shoprite is calling on suitable graduates interested in joining its Internal Communication Internship for 2022. Interested? Be sure to check the minimum eligibility requirements before submitting an application.

 

About Shoprite

As the largest food retailer in Africa, Shoprite operates 2,843 stores in 15 countries on the African continent. This includes Shoprite outlets in the Indian Ocean Islands. In 2018, the retail giant employed 147,478 individuals. Shoprite’s corporate headquarters is located in Western Cape, South Africa. As a publicly listed company, Shoprite Holdings Ltd. trades in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and owns secondary listings in the Zambian and Namibian Stock Exchange.

Shoprite started out in 1979. Its outlet in Namibia opened in 1990. The company expanded rapidly and acquired a good number of retail chains such as Checkers and distributor Sentra, to mention a few. The acquisition enabled the company to venture into franchising later on. It also bought OK Bazaars from South African Breweries, 146 adding furniture stores and 157 supermarkets while saving over 14,000 jobs.

In 2018, Shoprite managed to rank 94th in Deloitte Global Powers of Retail Report of the biggest retailers in the world and is 62 spots ahead of its closest rival. In addition, the Shoprite Group was able to improve total turnover to R145.3 billion, which is 3.1% higher in the 12 months of testing trading conditions. The company also posted a 2.7% positive volume growth and a 3.3% growth in customer base.

Shoprite Internal Communications Internship 2022

Shoprite Internal Communications Internship 2022

The primary role of the Internal Communications Intern is to provide support to the Internal Communications team as they drive processes and deliverables on a schedule that moves the business organization forward.

In further detail, the duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate include, but are not limited to the following key deliverables and focus areas:

#OurShoprite Company newspaper

  • Assist with writing duties that communicate important corporate messages in the most creative manner
  • Source images, quotes, background information
  • Manage #OurShoprite mailbox

Printed #OurShoprite

  • Provide assistance in categorizing information received via email or share via OneDrive
  • Help organize the distribution memo

Digital #OurShoprite

  • Research relevant content and media
  • Research long service  profiles

Digital newsletters

  • Provide assistance with content management
  • Conduct research

Communication campaigns

  • Assist with creatives and copies as needed

CEO video

  • Support awareness  campaigns and related processes

General tasks

  • Translations
  • Transcription
  • Proofreading
  • Create write-ups including reports, letters, award entries, etc

 

Who should apply?

Candidates must be able to meet these minimum eligibility requirements to apply for the role:

  • Holds a diploma or degree in Public Relations or Journalism
  • Genuine interest in and passion for the PR industry
  • Knowledgeable in creating digital letters. sourcing images, etc
  • Outstanding leadership, presentation, and communication skills
  • Has a sharp eye for details
  • Adept in public speaking and presentation

 

What is the selection process?

Shoprite SA complies with current Employment Equity policies when selecting internal and external candidates. It is also committed to hiring/promoting from within – that the company will look at internal applicants first before considering external applications as long as these are well within their Employment Equity policies and the realization of its objectives.

 

How do I apply?

Eligible candidates will need to register an account on the Shoprite SA online recruitment portal to be able to apply for this internship role. Click the link below to get started.

Apply online for the Shoprite SA Internal Communications Internship programme 2022.

The job code for this internship role is SHO2202216-1.

 

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 02 March 2022.

As Shoprite SA is an equal opportunity employer, they strive to provide feedback to all applicants as much as possible. However, applicants who do not hear from Shoprite within 30 days of submitting their application should consider their application as unsuccessful.

 

Contact Information

If you wish to contact Shoprite SA, give them a call at +27 (0)21 980 4000.

Click the link to view a PDF copy of the Shoprite SA Internal Communications Internship programme 2022 advert page.

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