Empanda – Research and Admin Intern

Online Community Development, Research & Admin Intern

12 Months Empanda Pty Ltd in Communication

  •  Northern Suburbs, Cape Town
  •  Apply Before : 15/11/2019
  •  Salary: R5,000.00 – R10,000.00 / Monthly

Internship Overview

  • Experience1 Year
  • Job FunctionsMarketingMediaHuman ResourcesSupportWellnessProject ManagementDesignCustomer RelationsPowerpointAdministration
  • Qualifications (NQF)Higher Certificate (5)
  • Interns Required1

Internship Description

Company Overview

To join a small consultancy focused on leadership and sustainable development. We are going to be building a social media community and running webinar events to help everyone communicate their value. The role has potential to develop over time into a junior consulting role.

We are looking for an intelligent, accurate and organised intern with strong interpersonal skills to join a small and creative team.

Job Overview

  • Doing research into the sustainable development landscape (2030 Agenda)
  • ‘Managing an event series of webinars, helping the authors to create their stories
  • Communicating with people interested in joining the network of consultants
  • Reviewing and processing the applications of people to join the network
  • Helping people to onboard to our Learning Management system, doing administration
  • Helping to administrate time reporting for our consultants
  • Working to motivate Empanda employees and the SHINE community
  • Making proactive telephone calls to excite people about the SHINE community
  • Operating as the secretary of the Empanda Employee Engagement Committee

Skills and Experience

  • High level of competency with spreadsheets
  • Excellent Google Suite documentation skills
  • Experience of event coordination and management
  • Experience of social media

Key Characteristics

  • Very bright, with excellent learning agility, copes well with change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, is curious about people and makes friends easily
  • Loves to network and make connections, courageous in communication
  • Excellent understanding of social media and creating positive messages
  • Interested in the idea of change management as possible career path
  • Excited about the idea of the 2030 Agenda and making the world a better place
  • Very good internet research skills, an astute assimilator of information
  • Tends toward perfection in documentation, all aligned and perfect
  • Excited about the idea of making videos and webinars
  • Interested in the idea of writing scripts and storytelling
  • Can put together attractive slideware, sense of design
  • Excellent spoken English and great comprehension (our CEO uses big words)
  • Highly literate and numerate, likes to read and learn


  •  Goes the extra mile
  • Well presented and charismatic
  • Own transport and driving license
  • Good with animals and does not suffer from allergies

Screening Form

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