Multichoice – Graduate/ Internship Programme 2021

Job Description – Graduate Trainee (2000602)


Graduate Trainee The Organisation
The MultiChoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13.5 million households. Eminent brands within the group include DStv, GOtv, SuperSport, M-Net, DStv Now, Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto. Key areas of operations are:

Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers

Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and

Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. MultiChoice Group (MCG) has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and advertising sales

Focus on investment and technology
Maintain a local approach
Provide quality service
Attract innovative and motivated employees

Position Name
Graduate Trainee
Position ID Reports to Direct Reports
Support Functions

Band Key Customers
Internal: Graduate Program Manager, Business Unit Executives, Business Senior Managers and Managers

South Africa, Johannesburg

Purpose of the Position To gain professional experience on an 18-month divisional rotation Graduate Development Program, designed to develop future leaders in the media & entertainment industry

To complete all training modules designed for this program and to receive mentoring, coaching and on the job training

To work closely with managers and colleagues on projects and initiatives as required

To develop skills that can be applied to specialist areas such as Digital Marketing, Customer Value Management, Sales, Finance, Customer Experience, Legal, Corporate Affairs and Marketing, IT and Technology fields

Key Performance Objectives
On-the job training and delivery

Participate in structured learning, both formal and informal

Engage in continuous feedback

Coordinate meetings, logistics, event attendance, etc.Contribute to documents, briefing papers, reports and presentation development as required

Conduct background research and present findings

Contribute to specific projects and initiatives as outlined by Manager

Request necessary data from management so that reports can be compiled


Essential:Degree level educational qualification in one of the following specialities:Bcom in Marketing or Media Communications

B.A in Design or Customer User Experience

Bcom or B.A Law with LLB

Bcom in Economics or Finance or Accounting or Business Management

Bcom in International Relations

Bcom in Engineering or Technology Preferred:Honours


Must have less than 2 years working experience post studies

South African citizen by birth/naturalisation or eligible to work in South Africa

Must have obtained a minimum of 65% aggregate for completed, or more recent, academic results

Technical Competencies

Relationship Building
Time management
Digital savviness
Complex problem solving
Customer obsession

Behavioural Competencies

Interpersonal Support
Analytical Thinking

 Job: Functional Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg Organization: MultiChoice Africa Limited Schedule: Full-time Job Posting: 05-11-2020 

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 20-11-2020

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