Oxford University Press: Digital Marketing Internships 2023

Internship Application Closing Date: 18 September 2023

Internship Location: Goodwood, Cape Town

12-month contract

Oxford University Press is recruiting for their 2024 cohort of interns. The intention is to give practical work experience to graduates who are in their last year of study to require exposure in a work environment.Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It is our mission to further the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

At Oxford University Press we believe education is the most powerful weapon one can use to transform live and to empower teachers and learners.By making knowledge accessible through the delivery of our educational products and support services to teachers, we strive to positively impact the lives of millions anytime, everywhere.Oxford University Press advances knowledge and learning of all kinds, from a child reading their first words to a researcher expanding the frontiers of their field.Our work is constantly evolving, and the possibilities are endless. We strive reach to more and more people around the world to achieve their potential.


Principal Accountabilities
  • Assist with the execution and implementation of a variety of digital marketing and social media campaigns 
  • Develop creative and copy assets for digital and social channels
  • Assist with upkeep of digital platform hygiene, i.e link refreshes, query responses etc
  • Co-own the social media marketing monitoring and reporting process, i.e input into local and global reporting
  • Own the ongoing and consistent updating of competitor audits & analysis and wider trends in the education sector


Qualification and Experience
  • Enrolled for BCom / BTech / BSocSci / BA. with interest in Marketing subjects
  • Interest in education sector
  • South African citizen
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent writing and strong communication skills
  • Experience using design tools (i.e CANVA)
  • Understanding of website development and coding
  • Previous practical experience in a Marketing environment and/or to Marketing function (advantageous) 


  • Ability and willingness to learn: Be open to learn
  • Enjoy collaboration: Working with internal and external teams
  • Take initiative and be self-starting: Foster new ideas and solutions to projects and processes
  • Be well-paced & timeous: Considerate of deadline and able to pace towards provided deadlines
  • Be a creative at heart

How to apply


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