Robben Island Museum: Internship Programme 2021

Closing date: 22 February 2021

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

The above-mentioned positions are available in the Operations department at Robben- Island Museum. Reporting to the Supervisor Information the incumbent will be responsible to provide visitors with information and services about RIM and ensure their visits are safe and efficient.

Key Responsibilities:
 Welcome visitors/tourists at the RIM Information Office and Murray’s Harbour;
 Receive and refer request from various sources telephonically and/or via e-mail;
 Dispense information on tourism services and products offered at RIM and elsewhere in the Western Cape;
 Ensure information about tourism in the Western Cape is up to date;
 Assist with facilitating the visits from schools;
 Assist visitors with the use of the technical facilities of the Exhibitions e.g. Touch Screens;
 Collect and register lost and found property;
 Make announcements onboarding and departure;
 Ensure electronic information board is updated;
 Assist visitors with special needs e.g. wheelchairs, prams;
 Assist sea sick visitors and arrange the nurse;
 Report any maintenance, security, and cleaning issues to the relevant departments;
 Hand out and collect RI feedback questionnaires and forward them to the correct department;
 Supply information about the conference facilities at the Gateway;
 Train the temps when necessary;
 Check the tickets of the visitors;
 Facilitate boarding of clients on ferries;
 Counting the tickets;
 Monitor the number of people boarding the ferry.

 National Diploma in Tourism/ Public Relations or Marketing;
 Fluency in 2 official languages;
 Oral communication;
 Customer Service Orientation;
 Attention to detail;
 Problem solving.

RIM is an EE & AA employer, RIM reserves the right not to make an appointment if suitable candidate is not found. Forward a detailed CV, accompanied by certified copies of your ID and qualification(s) as well as contactable & traceable referees, to or by no later than 22 February 2021. Note: If you do not hear from us within 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Please note your attachment should not exceed 10MB: