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2024 Winter Content Writer Internship

Electrum Payments

Apply before: June 14, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 15, 2024
  • Location
  • Apply before
    June 14, 2024
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Job Description


Unlock your potential with Electrum’s 2024 Winter Content Writer Internship! Join our dynamic team and discover an exciting opportunity to hone your B2B writing skills while diving into the fast-paced world of payments technology. As an intern, you’ll research and craft engaging articles, blogs, and social media content; collaborating with experts in marketing, sales, and product development.

Gain hands-on experience, receive professional training, and enjoy mentorship from industry leaders. Throughout the four-week program, you’ll contribute to real projects and explore the intricate world of payments. Whether you’re a budding writer or a curious mind eager to explore the world of payments software marketing, this internship offers a valuable learning experience in a supportive environment. Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling journey with Electrum. 

The 2024 Winter Content Writer Internship is a four-week programme from 24 June to 19 July 2024. You must be able to commit to the full duration of the internship. It’s a paid, in-office programme that may lead to a permanent position, depending on company needs and the right fit.

As part of the team at Electrum, you will gain valuable work experience in a real payments technology environment. You will get to work on real projects where you will:

  • Be involved in the full life cycle of producing content;
  • Create content to be published;
  • Receive professional training and on-the-job learning;
  • Enjoy mentorship from industry experts;
  • Experience an innovative office culture; and
  • Gain access to career growth opportunities.

You will be expected to write:

  • Blogs,
  • Customer emails,
  • Social media posts for new and existing content, and
  • Product user journey explainers;
  • With excellent grammar, attention to detail, and B2B product positioning.


Educational qualifications: 

  • Currently a student, pursuing a Degree in Business, Science, Marketing, or related fields (Attach latest transcripts)

Relevant experience: 

You must have completed at least one research project where the findings have been documented by you. (Attach project)


  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a strong attention to detail,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Curiosity, especially about financial technology and payments,
  • Strong information and data analysis skills,
  • Excellent time management and planning skills,
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team,
  • Familiarity with content analytics, social media platforms, and SEO best practices would be a bonus,
  • Knowledge of the payments industry and related trends and topics would be a bonus,

Electrum provides enterprise software that represents the next generation of payments technology. Founded in Cape Town by some of South Africa’s most experienced and innovative payments experts, we have built the top payments technology team in the region.

Major retailers and financial institutions use electrum’s technology to accept payments, process financial transactions, and provide value added services. Our customers include two out of Africa’s top three retailers, South Africa’s fastest growing retail bank, the largest healthcare retailer in South Africa, and the most cost effective money transfer company in South Africa.

Electrum’s cloud-based transaction platform allows our customers to grow their revenues and engage their consumers across all channels. We process billions of transactions per annum. Our software is secure, rock-solid, and has extremely high performance, which means that we process high volumes of transactions in milliseconds and provide our customers with 99.999% uptime.