Final Year Marketing Students, Do You Have The Power To Surprise?

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At KIA Motors South Africa, we love people who love their jobs. Our levels of success have been reached not only by offering competitive products, but also by employing dedicated staff that are passionate about what they do.


We believe that the future of our organisation lies in the hearts and capabilities of individual members and we will help them develop their full potential by providing continuous training, development and growth opportunities.


Why us?


At KIA Motors South Africa, we strive to provide customer-centric sales and service under our family-like care banner. This concentrated effort on delivering the KIA experience has not only led to record vehicle sales and a record number of international design awards, but also dramatic brand growth, entering Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands list in 87th place in 2012, and climbing every year since (69th position in 2016).


Our brand has also seen unprecedented qualitative improvement, with our focus drive towards quality resulting in the KIA brand topping the vehicle quality rankings in the authoritative J.D. Power Initial Quality Survey for the past two consecutive years, the first time in 27 years that a non-premium brand achieved such a result.


Our willingness to be of service, to learn and grow, to step out and beyond boundaries has enabled us to reach unparalleled success.


What we look for?


We look for professionals, graduates and individuals who will ignite ideas, seize opportunities and co-create the future of the automotive industry with us.


We are looking for individuals who:


                            Exude Confidence


                            Have entrepreneurial flair


                            Demonstrate Reliability


                            Think out of the box


                            Act with Honesty and integrity


                            Are Customer focused And want to grow




Do you have the power to surprise?


Stand the chance to land a job opportunity at KIA and win a car for a year!


Step 1


 Email your CV and Cover letter to


 Step 2


20 Shortlisted students will be invited to the KIA Power To Surprise Challenge, where they will have to market themselves to the Head of Sales and Head of Recruitment to stand the chance to win.


We want to know how you will take Automotive sales to the next level by enhancing customer service using “your Power to Surprise”


To make your entry stand out


Post a 30 second video clip on Twitter or Facebook telling us why you feel you have the Power to Surprise, including the hashtag #PowerToSurprise and mention @KiaMotorsSA. All entries must include the hashtag #PowerToSurprise and mention @KiaMotorsSA.



Quick T’s and C’s


Applicants must be in final year studying a Marketing or Communications related degree.


All entries must send a CV to be considered.


If you do not receive a response before 30 September 2017, consider your entry unsuccessful.



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