Who we are
We are a creative writing and performance media house, we are based in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. We are in the business of making superstars out of poets. Our main objective is to bridge the gap between creative writers and their audiences. We are about innovating the way poetry is packaged and presented. Our mission is to develop writers as creatives, entrepreneurs, and professionals.
Our company principles are more than just values - they're part of each of us as personality traits. We embody the work we do. As a team of passionate individuals, we are for poetry first and then for love – in all its forms and shapes. The love for creative writing and performance, the love for the creative industry as a whole.
We are passionate about finding innovative ways to package poetry, in such a way that it is sellable in commercial spaces. We endorse individuality, compassion, reciprocity, and social inclusion in our daily proceedings. We are Notepad, because of everyone that contributes to its existence; the team, the community, the stakeholders, and the artists. We are Love, Passion, Ubuntu, Poetry.
About the Internship
This is a 6 months unpaid programme where we are giving young professionals an opportunity to join our teathe m as interns at entry level. We're looking to incentivise and help these individuals build their personal brands with certified on-the-job training and experience in their respective departments, and an opportunity to join our team on a paid full-time basis at the end of the 6 months programme.
Start Date: 01 Sept 2022
Job Type: Internship
Duration: 6 Months
Experience: 0 - 1 year
Location: Hybrid (Remote / Witbank, Mpumalanga
Who we're looking for
You are a self-motivated individual, who aspires to be an expert in your craft, who believes in compassionate teamwork, and being open to learning. This is the perfect opportunity for your growth. and building towards sustainability as a team player, also as a professional.
You will take creative briefs from different departments
You will be creating designs for social media, marketing, admin, and online purposes
You'll work closely with the marketing team to produce brand cohesive marketing collateral
You'll be creating templates that can be used in future designs
You'll adopt the Notepad Poetry design style guide and apply it to all projects
You will be involved in the process of developing creative concepts and pitching them to the project stakeholders
You will collaborate with the rest of the team to execute creative ideas
You'll report to a senior designer who will guide you on the execution of designs
You will adopt a proactive attitude to build and improve on our brand style guide
Graphic qualification or similar will be an added advantage
Students who are currently studying design are also welcome to apply
Up to 2 years of working experience as a graphic designer
Experience with design software such as Figma and Adobe Creative Cloud Apps
Working knowledge of design principles
Your ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively
Your great time management skills
Own computer and access to a stable internet connection
Your talent for creativity and problem-solving
Great taste in aesthetics, and enthusiasm for learning
A love and passion for arts and creativity