Communications Officer Job Vacancy

Posted on :

9 Jun, 2015

Category :

Communications Jobs in South Africa

Directorate: Office of the Chief Executive Officer
SALARY : R 183 438- 216,084 per annum (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Bertha Gxowa Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and, an appropriate three (3) year national tertiary qualification or
diploma/degree in a communications related field. 0-2 year’s relevant
experience within the media and communication environment. Drivers’
license will be an added advantage. Good understanding of relevant
legislations and prescripts including systems and procedures of the Public
Service. Excellent working knowledge of writing, sub-editing and
understanding of the media environment in Gauteng and South Africa.
Research, scripting, content management, editing, proof reading and project
management skills. Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office Suite). Excellent
communication (verbal and written), presenting and reporting skills. Must
have good interpersonal relations. Must be able to work under pressure and
put up extra hours where necessary.

DUTIES : Provide an efficient and effective communication support service to the
institution. Implement Public Relation/communication strategies in line with
the strategic objective of the Department’s communication strategy. Manage
marketing and branding of the institution. Support Programme Coordinators
to facilitate Public Relations functions in the institution. Co-lead all internal and external communication initiatives of the institution. Market and liaise with the media. Co-ordinate production of departmental publications. Market and co-ordinate hospital’s events. Draft briefing notes for press briefings. Draft press statement, media invitations and media responses. Maintain the media database on a regular basis. Provide monthly reports. Maintain the media
database on a regular basis. Maintain institution’s newsletter and electronic website. Write regular opinion pieces for the department and promote departmental programs in the media. Supervise, develop and manage
employee’s performance in accordance with the Employee Performance Management and Development System.

ENQUIRIES : Dr. N. Mtshali-Hadebe,(011) 089 8567


APPLICATIONS : Applications to be sent for: Attention Ms. C.C. Molele, Bertha Gxowa
Hospital, Private Bag X1035, Germiston, 1400 or hand delivered to: Bertha
Gxowa Hospital, Admin Block. Corner Angus and Joubert St. Germiston or
apply online
CLOSING DATE : 12 June 2015

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