Hatch Communication
CLOSED: The Search is on! #Hatchling #PR #SocialMedia #Intern

The search is on!

We are looking for a #Hatchling #PR #SocialMedia #Intern to join the team.

Established in 2013, Hatch Communication is based in the beautiful town of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Well known as South Africa’s premier wine-producing area, Stellenbosch is also fast gaining a reputation as an innovation hub, making its mark most significantly as an incubator for technology start-ups.

Our unique portfolio of clients allows us to apply a diverse set of communication principles across a range of platforms, both within and beyond the realms of Public Relations and Social Media. We often fulfill the role of an in-house communications department, thriving on the many opportunities that this presents. We assist our clients with an array of marketing activities, often overseeing comprehensive projects on their behalf.

Hatch Communication is apart of The Groop – an integrated agency offering a complete 360 degree PR, Social, digital, video, photography, communication and brand strategy – Providing the perfect environment for any willing learner to grow.

We do not offer cookie-cutter solutions, but pride ourselves in our systematic, holistic approach to achieving measurable creative communication results.


The Intern will be responsible for managing multiple accounts within Hatch or as agreed upon in your contract under the supervision of an senior staff member. You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the accounts and execusion of social media, PR and any other Communication Requirements and Project Management needed while ensuring the needs of the various clients are met.

As an Intern in the Communication field,  you are responsible for support, research, and administrative tasks. This may include preparing client files, presentations, and schedules, as well as monitoring relevant media coverage, assembling press kits, and fielding telephone calls from the media and clients.

As you gain experience, you may write and edit media materials, such as press releases, newsletters, reports, and multimedia presentations. You will be responsible for ensuring the various brands’ tonality and voice is consistent across all communication platforms, writing and creating content appropriate and specific to various social media platforms, executing and monitoring innovative campaigns, monitoring community engagement and implementing overall brand strategic goals.

* Relevant marketing degree or diploma

* Strong social media and digital skills

* Confident individual with strong presentation and people skills

* Excellent writing skills

* Administratively strong and meticulous

* Proven ability to think and write creatively

* Innovative and creative thinker

* Good editing and proof checking abilities, attention to detail

* Must be able to work well in a team and independently

* Excellent problem-solving skills, work well under pressure

* Must also be able to work under stress and meet deadlines

* Willingness to travel if required

* Own transport

Applicants to send submit their CV (two pages max) and a short motivation letter (100-250 words).

Duration of internship: 6 -12 months

Applications to be sent to heike@hatchco.co.za before 2 May 2017.