City of Johannesburg: Events Support Officer Internships 2021

City of Johannesburg Municipality invites applicants to apply for Events Support Officers Internships Programme 2021.

Internship Application Closing Date: 21 April 2021

Internship Location : Johannesburg

This Internship programme is an intervention by the City of Johannesburg to address the growing demand by tertiary institution for students to undergo on-the-job exposure, as a pre-requisite to acquire an academic qualification or as a requirement after the acquisition of an academic qualification. 

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), Group Communication and Marketing Department has the following Internship opportunities available for a period NOT exceeding eighteen (18) months.


  • Protocol, diplomacy and etiquette.
  • Planning, design, production and implementation of events, which includes all project delivery elements within time limits from conceptualisation to end.
  • Conferring with client and key stakeholders of the department to determine event requirements.
  • Responding to queries.
  • On-the-day logistics of events, running post-event follow-up with participants, and evaluating events.
  • Organising, planning and executing virtual and hybrid events.
  • Administrative work, e.g. minute- and report-writing, compilation of briefing packs. etc.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 / Matric;
  • Confirmation letter from institution;
  • Ages between 18 – 35 years; and
  • Only City of Joburg residents will be considered.

Education Required:

Diploma or Certificate in:

  • Event management,
  • Public relations,
  • Communications,
  • Administration
  • Hospitality industry;


  • Strong interpersonal and communicating skills (both rally and in writing).
  • Strong team working skills, the ability to work independently and seize opportunities.
  • Strong computer skills and creative problem-solving.
  • Batho Pele principles.

How to apply

Click here to apply online for the City of Johannesburg: Events Support Officer Internships 2021

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