Communication Officer Job Vacancy

Posted on :

4 Feb, 2015

Category :

Communications Jobs in South Africa

Directorate: Corporate Communication
SALARY : R148 584 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria, HSRC Building

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate National Diploma or equivalent qualification in Public Relations or
Communication Plus sufficient experience in communication and marketing.
Knowledge of the Department’s mandate. Competencies needed Interpersonal
skills. Computer literacy. Communication (written and verbal). Problem-solving
skills. Marketing skills. Planning and organising skills. Presentation skills and
facilitation skills. Personal attributes Ability to work under pressure. Ability to work
in a team and independently. Assertiveness and outspoken. Compliant. Integrity.
Time management.


DUTIES : Key Responsibilities: Assist with marketing in the department. Enhance
partnership with stakeholders. Promote and maintain image of the department.
Offer communication support to the line function. Draft articles for internal and
external newsletters. Assist with public awareness raising of departmental
activities. Arrange visits or meetings to newsrooms by media liaison team to
improve relations.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Lorato Moloisi Tel: (012) 312-7775


APPLICATIONS : The Director General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901,
Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street
CLOSING DATE : 13 February 2015
NOTE : A curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two referees,
certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany your
signed application for employment (Z83). Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will
be required to undergo competency assessment. The successful candidate will
sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial disclosure form and
also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the candidate is applying for an
OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV. No faxed or e-mailed
applications will be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being
considered. Personnel suitability checks will be conducted on short listed
candidates and the appointment is subject to positive outcomes of the checks.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been
contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful. “The Department of Social
Development supports persons with disabilities”

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