Legal Aid South Africa 2018 Communication Internships

REF. COMMS/15/09/2017Legal Aid SA accredited TopEmployer SA for 8 consecutive years – is a credible employer of choice.  It’s culture is rooted in leadership, driven by the value and advancement of human rights. The organisation is a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy providing quality legal services to the poor and vulnerable.  The organisation has a national footprint.  It offers an exciting Employment Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill in the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a fixed term contract of one (1) year.  The position is based in Braamfontein at National Office.


To learn theoretical and practical skills within the field of communications so as to build and gain practical and hands – on experience through experiential learning based on the internship agreement.

To assist the Communications Department to implement the communications


  • Receive and distribute supplies for the Communications Department;
  • Assist with the co-ordination of events;
  • Assist with the development of relations with the media and the
  • Communications stakeholders;
  • Assist with the implementation of Legal Aid SA public relations initiatives;
  • Assist with the advertising and public education campaigns in the regions;
  • Assist with corporate identity quality control;
  • Report on all regional communications activities;
  • Assist with the responsibility for media interviews and queries;
  • Assist with departmental administration and finance;
  • Assist with daily media monitoring;
  • Liaise with the training & development department to ensure that
  • Appropriate internship documents and reports are updated monthly;
  • Maintain departmental data bases.


  • A recognised Grade 12 certificate;
  • Tertiary qualification in communications or fulfilment of in service training for tertiary qualification requirement
  • Ready to serve internship according to the rules and regulations of the tertiary institutions

SALARY: Intern Allowance

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 04 October 2017, quoting the reference number COMMS/15/09/2017 in the subject line to or apply online at Enquiries to Eulender Mafolo Tel: 011 877 2373

Preference will be given to candidates in terms of Legal Aid SA Employment Equity Plan.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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