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Internships Cape Town South Africa
October 08, 2018

Internships Cape Town South Africa - applications for our internships 2019 programme are now open! Fresh out of matric, or university and ready for a new challenge? Take a look at our Internship Academy. We offer full-time paid internships based in Cape Town, with intake at any time.

Brand Innovation is a corporate gifts and promotional items supplier. We have a mission to provide youth employment, and to be a platform for the development and empowerment of young people. And it’s not our first time at the rodeo - since we first opened our doors 13 year ago, we have taken on between 5 and 10 paid interns each year. This has evolved into a standalone project: The Internship Academy.

So, what makes the Internship Academy different from other internship programmes?

We recognise that many businesses take on interns who don’t end up getting the time and attention they need - they spend their time fetching coffees instead of learning new skills.

With this in mind, the Internship Academy is designed to provide a structured learning environment for interns. It combines a theory-based component with real-world work experience - so nobody gets left behind!

But it’s not all about skills in your specific field - interns learn professional etiquette and skills applicable to the rest of their working lives. The programme also assists you in finding work after the internship ends.

Internship Opportunities

We offer internship opportunities in all spheres of the business for our internships 2019. These are:


  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Copywriting for SEO

  • Design

  • Sales staff

  • Business administration

  • Digital media

  • Web development


General requirements:


  • Excellent work ethic and attitude

  • Initiative

  • Willingness to learn

  • Some knowledge in your field

  • No work experience is required


Requirements for Sales and Business Admin internships:


  • excellent typing skills

  • very organized

  • attention to detail

  • love to help people

 

Necessary Qualifications:


No qualification in your field is necessary for the internships with the exceptions of the


  • webdesign internship

  • graphic design internship


These two internships require a relevant qualification.

 

Application for Internship


Here’s how you can go about applying for the Internship Academy:

  • Send us an email with the subject line: Your Name/ The position you’re interested in/ the year e.g. John Smith/ Digital Media Internship/ 2019

  • Attach a CV no longer than one page and a copy of your matric certificate.

  • Indicate which internship opportunity you’re interested in

  • Explain in no more than 3 sentences why you’d make a great intern

 

We highly recommend doing some research about what we do at Brand Innovation before your interview. Take a look at our About Us page for more information!


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Products Made from Bamboo
October 05, 2018

Products made from bamboo - In the corporate world, a gift made from natural materials really adds the human touch needed to make your brand stand out. Bamboo offers an organic alternative to many plastic products - a subtly sophisticated one.


Besides being a beautiful and natural product, bamboo is actually an amazing material for many reasons. It’s lightweight, strong and has a multiplicity of uses.


This wonder plant is also famously one of the fastest growing plants in the world! Some species will grow 3 ruler lengths in the space of a day. Bamboo products take advantage of the natural grain of wood to give a textured product, with minimal design to make way for corporate branding.


Bamboo is used in the production of biofuel and is totally renewable. Needless to say, promotional products made from bamboo are a wonderful choice if you’re looking for eco friendly gifts - because they’re made from a sustainably produced and biodegradable material. Brand Innovation supplies many products made from bamboo. Please go over to our eco friendly gifts page to take a look at our full selection.


Eco-friendly gifts are the obvious corporate gift choice for NGOs and organisations in the environmental sector. But it’s also a great way for any brand to align with sustainable ideas, spread awareness and encourage eco-friendly habits. Here are some our bamboo products available:


Bamboo flash drives


Bamboo flash drives uniquely bridge the gap between technology and nature. USBs are incredibly useful to every working person on an everyday basis - an essential quality for a great corporate gift. They’re the perfect low cost item to distribute at conferences or trade shows.


With a keyring attached, bamboo flash drives are sure to get a great amount of use value and in turn bring you increased brand exposure. Our evergreen memory stick has a laser engraving option, a branding form that greatly increases the perceived value of your product.


Bamboo pens


Bamboo pens are a beautiful product in their own right. Appropriate as a sleek promotional item or corporate gift, they have a stylish polished finish. Our Unity Bamboo pens are also available in a pen and pencil set, presented in a natural bamboo gift box.


A bamboo pen is perfectly complemented by a bamboo notebook. We also offer a hardcover bamboo notebook with recycled paper, and bamboo pen.


Bamboo lanyard


A bamboo lanyard is an great eco-friendly spin on the standard lanyard. Lanyards are the staple corporate swag item for events and conferences. A bamboo lanyard maintains the great marketing qualities of lanyards, but in an environmentally friendly way. Our bamboo lanyards are made from bamboo fiber and are sustainably produced.


Bamboo homeware


Our bamboo homeware selection is pretty varied. We supply the


- Bamboo Shanghai Wine Set

- Bamboo Salad Bowl

- Bamboo Salad Servers

- Bamboo Salt and Pepper

- Bamboo Cheese Grater


Bamboo homeware makes a perfect eco friendly end of year gift, or promotional item.


Please contact us on 0861 111 954 or email us to chat to an account executive about the products made from bamboo that we supply.


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Custom Corporate Embroidery
October 01, 2018

Embroidery is not just your gran’s favourite pastime - it is increasingly becoming the branding choice for corporate clothes and promotional products!


Originally embroidery was a handcraft of decorating fabrics using a needle to apply thread. While this is still a hobby for many, in the modern day machines stitch computerised designs into material. This allows the process to be scalable while retaining the the beautiful, personalised qualities of hand embroidery.


But it’s a practise with a long history! It’s one of the oldest and most widespread crafts of modern humans - with works dated back to the 5th Century BC. In medieval times embroidered silks denoted status and wealth. But embroidery was also a folk art as it uses materials accessible to everyone. So it’s a practise that has always been universal!


And it’s making a comeback in pop culture: the rise of “sassy embroidery” is evident in the large online communities of stitchers. With many Instagram accounts and Pinterest pages dedicated to fun and quirky embroidery artists, the craft is everywhere from cute wall hangings to embroidered workwear.


Embroidered Workwear


Embroidered workwear is a popular branding choice for team uniforms and office attire. It’s a classic branding format, adding depth and and texture to your logo. Embroidered workwear is very customisable in terms of colour and design - logos can be replicated in up to 9 different colours and is effective on flat and irregular surfaces.


So your embroidered workwear can include embroidered golf shirts, custom embroidered hats, t shirt embroidery, embroidered bags and other custom embroidery.


Embroidered workwear is a great way to have a branded, uniformed team clothing without that corporate feel.  


Take a look at our corporate clothing page, for our full range of workwear and office attire.


Embroidery Cape Town


Brand Innovation supplies embroidery Cape Town. In fact, we offer branding services on all the products we supply - with delivery anywhere in South Africa.


Embroidery Cape Town is a wonderful way to brand and customise promotional products - without the corporate impression. The professional, beautiful detailing of embroidery Cape Town creates the perception of a higher value product. This is the perfect branding method to impress clients and customers.


Take a look at our corporate gifts page for our full range of promotional items and corporate gifts. Please contact us via email or call 0861 111 954 to chat to one of our account executives about the branding options available on your chosen products.


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