Communications Officer (2 Vacancies)

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3 Oct, 2014

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Communications Jobs in South Africa

Western Cape Government Vacancies

Job Purpose:
To function within the Directorate: Communications as the communication focal point for a specific region.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum educational qualification:
A Degree or Diploma in Communication, Journalism, Marketing or Public Relations.


Appropriate experience.

Inherent requirement of the job:
Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.


Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, well-developed writing and editing skills.

Good time management skills.

Creativity and artistic ability.

Understanding of how the media works.

Advanced computer literacy and design principles, techniques and tools.

Operational management capability, analytical and problem-solving abilities.


Job Specification

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Compile research, co-ordinate, edit and produce communication material.
Handle all queries from the general public.
Media liaison (handle media queries, writing of media releases, media monitoring and evaluation).
Advertising and marketing.
Communicate with all staff involved when there is a special event.
Identify interesting and positive stories for the media.

Enquiries: Mr D Francis, tel. no. (021) 483-6632

Closing date: 3 October 2014

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