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East Coast Radio Internship: Graphic Design (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal)

East Coast Radio Internship: Graphic Design (Umhlanga KwaZulu-Natal)

East Coast Radio Internship: Graphic Design (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal) South Africa 2021 – 2022


16 June 2021.
Be sure to apply on or before these dates – any applications submitted after this date are late and will NOT be accepted.


Kagiso Media (Pty) Ltd is the country’s largest, black-owned media corporation in the country. Their main primary assets are East Coast Radio, Knowledge Factory, JUTA Publishing, and Jacaranda Film. The company has interests in content production, new media, research, specialised publishing, radio broadcasting, and television.

East Coast Radio, owned by Kagiso Media (Pty), is KwaZulu-Natal’s largest commercial radio station with over 5 million audience members. As one of South Africa’s largest radio stations, East Coast Radio is broadcasted from Mpumalanga KwaZulu-Natal as well as from SABC studios in Durban. They are a leading host within the province, putting on major events such as Durban Day, Toy Drives, and Big Walks. East Coast Radio also has many sponsorship partnerships with sports teams such as The Sharks, AmaZulu, Super Rugby outfit, as well as The Sunfoil Dolphins.


Location: Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
Duration: 12 months
Number of positions available: 1
Salary: basic stipend

East Coast Radio are inviting graduates to apply for the vacancy of “Graphic Designer Intern” within the marketing department. During the course of the 12 month programme, which will run from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022, interns will be responsible for the conceptualizing, designing, creating and delivering print and artwork for ECR.
Key performance areas of the programme:
1) Graphic Design:

  • Designing traditional media (including flyers, brochures, business cards, billboards etc)
  • Designing seasonal campaigns
  • Designing internal station messaging
  • Designing external client facing imaging
  • Designing marketing elements for Marketing collateral and digital platforms
    (including social media, email newsletters, websites, invites, Press Ads, Billboards, Street posters in line with ECR’s CI manual)
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2) Event design work:

  • Designing event programmes, event Instagram frames, campaign email signatures, client cards for gifts
  • Designing on screen creative for Media Partnerships, Events and activation
  • Designing and booking Press ads for all ECR events and activation
  • Designing digital elements for all ECR events and activation from Open files supplied
  • Understanding and interpreting creative briefs sent by Ogilvy
  • Tracking Press ads booked

3) Sales and Trade Marketing:

  • Creating and designing sales selling collateral
  • Creating and designing client invites, for ECR and Mediamark Trade Marketing
  • Refreshing Mediakit and Trade Presentation, and doing a monthly update on Mediakit and Trade Presentation
  • Conceptualizing new creative ways of design work for sales and Marketing

4) On-air and Promotional design:

  • Designing social media posters and cover images for on-air shows
  • Updating social media artwork each month
  • Updating show feature images each month
  • Creating templates for feature shows, presenters and shows
  • Tracking online creative posted by the Digital team


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must have completed a Diploma or Degree qualification in Graphic Design
  • Must have a code 8 Driver’s License
  • Must be computer literate, with experience in MicroSoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have experience working with Mac computer systems
  • Must have experience working with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Must have experience with deep etching photos (for online and print)
  • Must be passionate about design and have good design skills
  • Must have knowledge of photography (advantageous but not essential)
  • Must have good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be able to understand and interpret creative brief
  • Must be able to work in a team
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to meet deadline
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must pay close attention to detail
  • Must not be committed to other fields of study
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Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
East Coast Radio Internship: Graphic Design (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal)
(Reference number: GDI11062021)

Attach the following documents to your online application:

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of your relevant qualifications
  • Certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Certified copy of your Driver’s License
  • Any other supporting documents, relevant to the position



For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Kagiso Media directly:
Telephone number: 011 034 9200
Contact Portal: http://www.kagisomedia.co.za/

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