September 1, 2023
Different locations in South Africa, South Africa
Job Type
Job Category
Marketing, key account, trading (retail/export), Packhouse logistics, cooling & transportation
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The industry organization, Fresh Produce Exporters Forum, runs a number of initiatives to bring about transformation in the fresh fruit export industry. The FPEF Graduate Placement Program places high caliber graduates in junior commercial, logistics and technical (post-harvest quality management) roles at various South African fruit export companies for one year, potentially leading to long term career opportunities. The aim of this programme is to integrate a growing group of talented black individuals into the commercial and operational heart of the industry.

This is your opportunity to enter the dynamic, fast-growing, and competitive world of post-harvest fruit handling, international fruit trade and marketing.

Intern responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate relevant administrative, logistical and operational matters.
  • Plan, lead and coordinate managerial functions as defined by the company.
  • Process and organise information.
  • Ensure effective communication and administration in a complex supply chain.
  • The variety of responsibilities will develop together with the intern’s skills levels.

Application requirements:

  • BSc degree or BCom degree in: Marketing / Logistics / Agricultural Economics / Agriculture.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Afrikaans will be advantageous.
  • High degree of computer literacy.
  • Collect, organise and critically analyse information.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Self-confident and strong negotiation skills.
  • Collaborative teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Ambitious, self-motivated and results-driven.
  • Problem-solver able to perform well under pressure.
  • Integrity, sound ethics and high standards for self and others.
  • Applicants must be under the age of 30.


The respective organisations undertake to provide mentorship and market-related remuneration as applicable to interns.

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