Distell Careers

Distell Events Internship Programme

Distell Careers

Distell Events Internship Programme

Reference Number: 15934

Location: WC, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited

Applications are invited for the above mentioned position based at Techno Park. The successful incumbent will report to the Media, Sponsorship & Events Manager.

On successful completion of the programme, interns can apply and will be considered for any relevant vacancies in the business at the time.

Purpose of the Position:

The intention is to give practical work experience to students and/or those recently graduated but unemployed and require exposure in a work environment. Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract commencing 1 February 2020 and terminating 31 January 2021.

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Relevant Qualifications in Marketing / Events
  • Minimum 1 year within in Events or similar background
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work in cross functional groups within the business unit.
  • Results and goal orientated, always able to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and make a difference.
  • Computer literacy – Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Driver’s License and own transport is essential.
  • Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Manage scheduled equipment allocation per event to ensure conformance with brand objectives
  • Manage timelines for set up of all activities associated with each event and develop staff schedules
  • Provide pre and post events analysis within 4 weeks of events
  • Establish communication protocol and operating procedures with stakeholders to ensure policy adherence
  • Build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders that deliver desired results
  • Relevant communication, behaviour and actions resulted in a high level of credibility, trust and respect across stakeholder groups
  • Manage theft, damage, losses at events ensuring minimal cost incurred
  • Creative input and implementation of new and trendy ideas for brand execution and activation


  • Responsible and accountable for every project
  • Committed and reliable
  • Willingness and ability / availability to travel

Prospective interns must submit the following:

  • Covering letter/ Letter of motivation.
  • A Curriculum Vitae.
  • Certified academic record.
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate.
  • A letter from the tertiary institution.
  • A format for evaluation, required by the tertiary institution.
  • Certified copy of identity document.

Applications process:

If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers

Closing Date: 07 August 2019

How To Apply:

Click Here To Apply For Distell Events Internship Programme

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