Masicorp Recent Employment Opportunity – Apply Here!

Posted on :

28 May, 2019

Category :

Communications Jobs in South Africa, Marketing Jobs in South Africa

Masicorp works with the people of Masiphumelele, as well as key partners, offering opportunities through education helping individuals to uplift themselves out of poverty and work towards a sustainable livelihood. Focusing on the township of Masiphumelele (a community of between 40 000 and 50 000 people), Masicorp runs various education and skills development programmes for this community as a route out of poverty.

The focus is on ECD initiatives for children aged 0-6, Maths, Science and English Learning Labs at Primary School Level, High School Maths & Science, Tertiary Education support, Community and School Sports Development, and Adult skills development programmes.

Job Title: Marketing and Communications officer
Job Location: Masiphumelele, Cape Town.
Start date: 1 July

Duration: 1 year contract

Responsibilities:

Social Media Management

  • Manage the organisation’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram pages and YouTube channel, writing daily posts
  • Run sponsored ad campaigns on social media platforms
  • Collaborate with Fundraising Assistant collecting info and photos from programme leaders which can be used for posts

Website and blog management

  • Update the WordPress website
  • Write blog articles
  • Collaborate with Fundraising Assistant collecting info and photos from programme leaders which can be used for website / blog

Mailchimp newsletters and fundraising appeals

  • Manage the organisations Mailchimp account, sending regular email newsletters and fundraising appeals
  • Collaborate with Fundraising Assistant maintaining mailing list and donor database

Flyers and branding

  • Collaborate with Fundraising Assistant managing all Masicorp branded items (flyers, Annual Reports, banners etc)

Communications Calendar and Reporting

  • Create and manage an annual communications calendar
  • Quarterly report to Fundraising Manager on social media performance and statistics

Public Relations

  • Regular submission of articles and news to the media

Other

  • Collaborate with fundraising team on fundraising or marketing events

Requirements:

  • Previous communications work experience
  • Experienced on all social media platforms
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential
  • Attention to detail and highly organised
  • Computer literacy essential
  • Passion for education and a positive attitude
  • Resides in Cape Town, preferably Southern Suburbs/South Peninsula
  • Experience in the NPO sector or fundraising will be advantageous
  • Comfortable with travelling to or visiting programmes in the Masiphumelele township
  • Drivers’ license and own transport preferable

To apply

Submit a CV, covering letter and contact details of at least two referees to [email protected]

Application Deadline: Friday, 31 May, 2019

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