Marketing and Communication Internships in Africa

We’re excited to offer a wide range of communications internships and content writing internships with NGOs in Cape Town, South Africa. If you’re studying communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field, and would like to live in the stunning city of Cape Town for a while, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Our internships offer valuable experience in areas such as content writing, creative writing, social media management, web management, and PR, and are often tailor-made to your skill set and desired learning outcomes. All our communications internships are with NGOs and social enterprises, so you’ll also be making a difference on a grassroots level. You’ll also get to explore this stunning part of the world, and you’ll be part of a large community of interns from around the world.

Read about our opportunities below, or get in touch to find out how to apply! 

Our Marketing and Communications Internships

Permaculture internship Ghana

June 15, 2021

Communications Internship with Agroforestry Project

Min. 8 weeks

Remote

Marketing, Communications, Content creation

Help develop and manage the communications channels of an agroforestry project in Ghana.

marketing and fundraising internship Ghana

June 9, 2021

Marketing & Fundraising Internship, Ghana

Min. 8 weeks

Ghana

Marketing, Research, Strategy

Assist with the development and sustainability of an inspiring sports charity.

food writing internship

May 13, 2021

Food Writing Internship

Min. 8 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Marketing, Communications

Practice you penmanship by writing about ethical food production for an online platform.

ethical consumerism internship

May 12, 2021

Marketing Internship with Ethical Consumerism Website

Min. 8 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Research, Marketing, Food Security

Get practical work experience in marketing, communications and fundraising.

ethical consumerism internship

Apply now for 2021

Ethical Consumerism Research Internship

Min. 8 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Research, Marketing, Food Security

Contribute to an inspiring online food platform by doing field and market research.

food security internship

Apply now for 2021

Communications & Fundraising Internship with Food Security Program

Min. 8 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Communications, Writing, Fundraising

Help increase food security and encourage economic development in and around Cape Town.

marketing internship zambia

Open for applications

Marketing & Fundraising Internship, Zambia

Min. 8 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia OR Remote

Digital Marketing, Fundraising, Research

Raise funds through individual or corporate funding campaigns and grant applications

Content Writing & Communications Internship

NEW

Content Writing and Communications Internship

8-26 weeks

Remote

Digital Marketing, Writing, Communications, Fundraising

Help a radio nonprofit uplift rural African communities with your writing skills.

(Remote) Radio and Community Media Internship

Open for applications

Radio and Community Media Internship

8-26 weeks

Nkhata Bay, Malawi OR remote

Marketing, Storytelling,, Communications, Radio

Help raise funds, create ideas, stories, and develop a voice for this community radio.

animal welfare puppy

NEW

Animal Charity Communications Internship

Min. 8 weeks

Remote

Communications, Writing, Fundraising,  Research

Help a new charity improve the lives of stray dogs and cats in Southern Africa

Fundraising & Marketing Strategy Internship

NEW!

Fundraising & Marketing Strategy Internship with South African Charity

8-26 weeks

Remote

Strategy, Digital Marketing, Fundraising, Monitoring

Help develop the organization’s communications and fundraising strategies.

Remote Content Marketing Internship

Open for applications

Remote Writing Internship with South African Charity

8-26 weeks

Remote

Writing, Social Media Management, Fundraising

Bring your writing and communications skills to this dancing NPO.

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NEW!

Digital Marketing Internship

Min. 8 weeks

Nkhata Bay, Malawi

Digital Marketing, Fundraising, Social Media

Raise awareness and funding to help provide high quality education.

Sustainable tourism marketing internship

NEW

Sustainable Tourism Marketing Internship

Min. 8 weeks

Remote

Marketing strategy, Digital marketing, Content creation

Gain a wealth of experience in strategic marketing while helping develop a Malawi-based eco-lodge

Charity Development Internship Uganda

Open for applications

Charity Development Internship, Uganda

Min. 8 weeks

Mbarara, Uganda

Communication, Fundraising, Music

Help with fundraising, communications strategy, monitoring and evaluation.

Virtual content writing Internship

Open for applications

Remote Content Writing Internship with Social Enterprise

Min. 4 weeks

Remote

Writing, SEO, Social media, Blogs

Learn all about digital content writing and gain a wealth of online writing experience.

Marketing Internship

Open for applications

Marketing Internship at Photography Organization, Cape Town

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Digital Marketing, SEO, Marketing Research

Bring your analytical and research skills to this varied internship with a social enterprise.

Remote Digital Marketing Internship

Open for applications

Remote Digital Marketing Internship

Min. 8 weeks

Remote

Marketing, Fundraising, Brand development

From the comfort of your own home, gain work experience in marketing and communications.

Remote Marketing Internship

Open for applications

Remote Marketing Internship with Volunteer Organisation

Min. 4 weeks

Remote

Marketing, SEO, Product research

Gain a wealth of marketing experience as part of a South African based volunteer organisation.

Media and Communications Internship

Open for applications

Media and Communications Internship in Malawi

8-16 weeks

Nkhata Bay, Malawi

Fundraising, Marketing, Social media, Writing

Help manage the communication channels of a small but fast-growing permaculture charity.

Animal Welfare Fundraising Internship

Open for applications

Animal Welfare Fundraising Internship in Livingstone, Zambia

8-16 weeks

Livingstone, Zambia

Fundraising, Animal Welfare, Communications

Help drive a variety of fundraising initiatives that will support street dogs and cats in Zambia.

Content Writing Internship

Open for applications

Content Writing Internship at Photography Organisation, Cape Town

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Creative Writing, SEO, Social Media, Strategy, Blogging

Improve your creative writing skills, learn about SEO, and build a varied writing portfolio.

Tourism Marketing and Business Development Internship

Open for applications

Tourism Marketing and Business Development Internship

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa OR Remote

Strategy, Market research, Marketing campaigns

Gain a thorough insight into the tourism industry and gain strategic development experience.

Communications Internship

Last minute

Communications Internship in Cape Town

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Communications, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Writing

Join our team at Roots and assist with managing and developing our communications channels.

Digital Marketing Internship

Open for applications

Digital Marketing Internship at NGO in Cape Town

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Communications, marketing

Gain a wealth of marketing experience while contributing to environmental programs.

creative writing internship

Open for applications

Creative Writing Internship at environmental NGO

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Digital marketing, creative writing

Sharpen your writing skills and build a portfolio while being part of a green cause.

Communications Internship

Open for applications

Communications Internship with NGO

12-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Communications, social media, digital marketing, writing

Manage and develop communication channels for a refugee-focused nonprofit.

MB_Digital Marketing and Sales Internship

Applications open for 2021

Non profit Internship in Cape Town: Digital Marketing and Sales

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Communications, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Fundraising

Be part of a creative charity that offers skill development to women in townships.

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Open for applications

Communications and Fundraising Internship at Film Making NGO, Cape Town

8-12 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Social Media, Writing, Fundraising, Events

Bring your communications skills to this varied internship with a film-focused charity.