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Kwazulu-Natal Museum: Internship Programme 2021/2022

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The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to serving the people of South Africa by interpreting material evidence of the natural and cultural world in order to increase knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the nation’s wealth of history and biodiversity.

Kwazulu-Natal Museum invites Suitable Applicants to apply for Internship Programme for 2021/2022 in Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal.

The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to serving the people of South Africa by interpreting material evidence of the natural and cultural world in order to increase knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the nation’s wealth of history and biodiversity. KwaZulu-Natal Museum, a popular tourist and educational amenity and acclaimed centre of scholarly research, offers thousands of visitors a feast of attractive, modern, user friendly displays. The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to increasing understanding of the history of mankind in south-eastern Africa and of the Natural World, through the collection, study and display of real objects. The Museum opened its doors on 30 November 1904 and is now home to several of South Africa’s most important heritage collections. The collections are of international renown, and feature regional archaeology, African cultural products, European settler history, seashells, insects and other forms of animal life. The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is proud to be the custodian of one of the most important collections of Zulu craft objects. The largest national museum in KwaZulu-Natal, the KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of objects of cultural and scientific value, concentrating on both the Natural and Human Sciences. The exhibition galleries are continually being upgraded to make the museum even more effective and enjoyable.

The Kwazulu-Natal Museum is one of the largest and leading heritage institutions in the country. It is dedicated to serving the people of South Africa by interpreting, collecting and exhibiting material evidence of the cultural and natural world,in order to increase knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the nation’s rich heritage. In order to properly drive its strategic objectives, and promote skills development amongst the youth of KwaZulu-Natal, the KwaZulu-Natal Museum invites applicants for the following 12 months internship opportunities:

FUNCTIONS PLANNER

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Communications/Project Management/Public Relations/Marketing/ Hospitality Management or other relevant qualification.

Duties: Organising and managing every aspect of an event. Conceptualising theme ideas, planning budgets, liaising with suppliers and clients, managing logistics and presenting post-event reports. and any other related functions as delegated by line management.

SALES & MARKETING

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Marketing or other relevant qualification.

Duties: Create social media strategies and content track analytics for social media campaigns, as well as general administrative duties associated with the frontline and any other related functions as delegated by line management.

DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNER

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Digital Arts or related field.

Duties: Graphic design of information panels and generating interactive multimedia design for digital content, and any other related functions as delegated by line management.

DIGITAL ARTIST

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Digital Arts or related field.

Duties: Capturing and editing of video content and the creation of interactive digital content and any other related functions as delegated by line management.

HEALTH & SAFETY

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Bachelor Degree in Safety Management/SAMTRAC or NEBOSCH Qualification rated from NQF Level 5 or other relevant qualification.

Duties: Monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations, inspect the Museum premises to ensure it is a hazard-free environment. promote safe practices in the workplace. responds to employees’ safety, and any other related functions as delegated by line management.

How to apply

Applications should be directed to: The Chief Human Resources Officer. Kwazulu-Natal Museum .They can be emailed to [email protected] or hand delivered to 237 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201: or posted to Private Bag 9070. Pietermaritzburg. 3200.

The closing date for the submission of applications is Friday, 01 October 2021 at I 6:00pm. No late applications will be accepted. Please include a covering letter stating the intervention you are applying for. a CV with a list of references and copies of your identity document, Matric certificate and relevant National Diploma/Bachelor Degree. The supporting documents need not be certified. However, shortlisted candidates will be required to provide certified copies of the required documents at the interview stage. Applicants need to also attach proof of residential address indicating that they reside within the KwaZulu-Natal region.Any false information and/or misrepresentation in the application will lead to an automatic disqualification of the applicant or removal from the programme. if discovered at a later stage.

Further enquiries regarding these positions may be directed to the Human Resources Officer, Mrs Lindiwe Molefe, at 033 34S 1404. The KwaZulu-Natal Museum will enter into correspondence with short-listed candidates only. It is the responsibility of each candidate who has been invited to the interview to avail himself or herself.The Museum will consider failure to attend the interview on the given interview date as lack of interest in the position. Successful candidates may be placed at different institutions, but may remain under the supervision of the Museum. No faxed applications will be accepted. If you have not heard from the Museum within two months of the closing date then please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

The Kwaulu-Natal Museum reserves the right not co make an appointment.

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