Posted on :
8 Apr, 2020
8 Apr, 2020
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in TB and HIV integration. We are focussing on researching, supporting and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV.
An opportunity has arisen for an Junior Communications Officer to be part of the Aurum Institute and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements for the position. The position is for Parktown Johannesburg.
Job Title: Junior Communications Officer (CS/JCOX1/NM)
Location: Parktown, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference: # CS/JCOX1/NM (Parktown)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The junior communication officer will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Specialist, in close collaboration with staff from other divisions.
Assist in the positioning of the Aurum Institute as a credible and visible organisation by supporting the implementation of the communications strategy.
1.Assist with the coordination of Aurum’s communications activities, including support to public events, visits of senior development partner officials, field visits, workshops, and community activations;
2.Support the maintenance of the Aurum website and Aurum social media pages;
3.Assist with monthly monitoring of media coverage and generating media monitoring reports
4.Develop content for the website, social media and newsletters
5.Support the administrative and coordination activities of the Communications Unit
6.Prepare briefings, background and support materials and prepare presentations on specific topics as required
7.Perform other duties as required.
•Diploma/Degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field or relevant experience
•Writing skills in English
•Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and knowledge of web design, Social analytical tools, photo/video editing software, will be an advantage).
•Understanding of the usage of social media for non-profit organisations
•Ability to work in a team and under pressure and a demonstrated willingness to learn new things.
Application Process Interested candidates should submit their CV with a motivational letter and written sample of your work
Application Deadline: 10/04/2020