Coega Development Corporation Digital Media Internship 2023-2024

Coega Development Corporation Digital Media Internship 2023-2024

Coega Development Corporation Digital Media Internship 2023-2024. Join the Coega Development Corporation’s Digital Media Internship Programme for 2023 – 2024. We welcome recent graduates to apply for this exciting opportunity to kickstart their careers.

Application Deadline: October 25, 2023

Duration: 18 Months

Position: Internship Programme

Location: Head Office, Gqeberha

Employment Type: Internship

About Coega Development Corporation

Coega Development Corporation (CDC), headquartered in the vibrant city of Gqeberha, within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa, operates strategically within South Africa and across the African continent.

CDC envisions itself as the primary driver of socio-economic development, achieved through the management and development of the 9,003-hectare Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

Its expertise extends to economic zone development, real asset management, infrastructure planning and development, technology integration, and the advancement of socio-economic impact areas such as skills and small and medium-sized enterprise (SMME) development.

CDC’s core values of innovation and continuous improvement are deeply ingrained in its organizational culture.

Coega Development Corporation Digital Media Internship 2023-2024

This internship presents an exceptional opportunity to gain practical experience in digital media and web development. You will collaborate with a team of seasoned professionals, receive mentorship, and contribute to digital media initiatives and software projects.

It’s essential to note that this internship is designed to provide invaluable learning experiences and support your academic and career growth.

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Responsibilities and Desired Skills

Website Maintenance and Development:

  1. Content Management: Assist in maintaining and updating the organization’s websites to ensure accuracy and freshness of content.
  2. Front-End Enhancement: Work on front-end web development tasks to improve user interface (UI) and user experience (UX).
  3. CMS Management: Manage and optimize the content management system (CMS) for efficient website operations when required.
  4. Web Analytics: Collaborate with the Digital Media Specialist to integrate web analytics tools and implement basic SEO practices.
  5. Software Development: Contribute to software development projects aimed at enhancing functionality, efficiency, and user experience.
  6. Portfolio Presentation: Request that the intern share links or documents showcasing their work on previous web development or software projects to demonstrate their capabilities and contributions in previous roles.

Desired Skills:

  1. Graphic Design and Web Development: Assist in all web-related, advertising, and print media projects, from concept to production/implementation.
  2. Digital Project Management: Execute digital, online, advertising, and print media-related projects from inception to approval as specified by the GDS Digital team.
  3. Documentation and Tracking: Log digital-related job numbers and track work done for each project.
  4. Design Expertise: Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type for websites, intranet, social media, and other web platforms/channels.
  5. Brand Consistency: Manage web content administration to ensure cohesive brand consistency following Coega CI manual.
  6. Content Optimization: Actively optimize website and intranet content, including social media and mobile app.
  7. Process and System Development: Develop and implement online processes and systems to ensure proper governance and continuous improvements.
  8. Marketing Algorithms: Apply modern marketing algorithms to increase acquisition and retention, such as search engine algorithms and social media algorithms.
  9. Brand Visibility: Implement strategies to enhance brand visibility, especially through platforms like Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
  10. Collaboration: Attend meetings as required by the GDS Digital team.
  11. Event Support: Assist in planning and transporting Coega branding materials for events when necessary.
  12. Graphic Design Proficiency: Possession of graphic design skills in combination with web development/coding is advantageous.
  13. Data Analysis: Demonstrate knowledge and application of algorithms, including Eigenvalues, Google Analytics, Regression algorithms for marketing campaign analysis, Bayesian algorithms for data insights, Principal Component Analysis, Data Modeling, and Predictive Analytics.
  14. Eagerness to Learn: Be eager to learn both on and off the job to enhance skills and capabilities.


  • Grade 12
  • Relevant qualifications in IT (Software Development/Web Development)
  • Computer literacy
  • Age not exceeding 35 years
  • Permanent residence in Gqeberha

How to Apply

The selection of candidates is subject to the verification of all their credentials, including employment history, education, financial records, criminal background, and any other necessary checks.

If you meet the above requirements and are enthusiastic about learning and contributing to our team, please send your CV, academic records, ID copy, and proof of work links to [email protected].

Application Deadline: October 25, 2023

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