Border Management Authority Digital Content Creation Internship opportunity

Job Summary

The Border Management Authority (BMA) is recruiting for the Digital Content Creation Internship opportunity.

Closing date: 15 February 2024

The Border Management Authority invites suitable interns to apply for the following positions:

DURATION : Twelve (12) Months Contract
CENTRE : BMA Head office, Pretoria
STIPEND : R7000.00 for an intern with a degree and R6000 for an intern with a diploma.

About Border Management Authority

The BMA was formally established as Schedule 3A Public Entity on 1 April 2023. The Authority is responsible for the execution of frontline border law enforcement functions related to, inter alia, port health; immigration control; access control; biosecurity; …

… food safety and phyto-sanitary control; land border infrastructure development and maintenance; and border information and risk management. 

It is intended that this new approach will adapt and respond effectively to the challenges, threats and opportunities that exist in the border environment whilst safe-guarding South Africa’s borders and meeting the country’s national, regional and global developmental responsibilities; and human rights imperatives.

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Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a minimum of a three-year qualification (NQF level 6 or 7) in the field of Graphic Design.

The job holder will be subjected to background checks being acceptable. Should the background checks not be acceptable, your services may be terminated.

Knowledge: Any proven applicable knowledge of graphic design/ digital content creation/ information design or digital technology.

Knowledge of different digital design or graphic design tools and best practices. Knowledge of website and social media tools. Knowledge of designs and other media editing software. Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS Office suite and relevant software.

Competencies: Proficiency in using design software and multimedia tools. Digital content creation skills. Interpersonal skills. Team player. Independent worker. Communication and basic presentation skills. Digital skills, including photo and video editing skills. Willingness to work long hours.

Duties and Responsibilities

Design and create innovative digital and print content for the Border Management Authority. Website design and editing. Online and printed digital material editing.

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Multimedia and basic gamification designs. Conceptualise ideas for graphics. Develop concept briefs and create appropriate designs and infographics. Operate in a cross-functional design environment. Create design videos.

How to Apply

The above-mentioned position is temporary (Internship), for the period of twelve (12) months, and the appointment will be done in terms of Sectoral Determination No. 5 of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act No. 75 of 1997 as the enabling Act.

A comprehensive CV should be accompanied by the Employment Application Form downloadable from the bottom of this post.

All applications must be emailed to the specified email addresses below. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their qualifications.

Candidates have foreign qualification(s), such must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate obtained from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to confirm the appropriate National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level.

Application form should be completed in full (e.g. reference number). With no formal work experience in the field of application.

● Age requirement: not older than 35 years old.
● Failure to comply with any of the above instructions may result in the application being disqualified.
● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

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Should you not be contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.


BMA reserves the right to fill or not to fill this position. All enquiries may be sent to:



  • S'bo Parker

    S'bo has a passion for web content creation and develops apps and games for fun! It all started at the University of KwaZulu-Natal where she gained skills in automated machine learning (AutoML), machine learning algorithms and MLOps. S'bo loves electric vehicles and uses 100% solar energy.

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