MIET AFRICA Latest Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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20 Nov, 2019

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Communications Jobs in South Africa

MIET AFRICA, an education and development NGO based in Durban.


Job Title: Communications and Advocacy Officer
Location: Morningside, Durban
Remuneration: will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The purpose of this position is to support the Communications and Materials Production Manager.


  • Conceptualise, develop, write and disseminate messages, information and results (both internal and external) of MIET AFRICA’s work to a variety of audiences (including donors, stakeholders, beneficiaries, government officials, school communities) and through a variety of vehicles and means (including social media, multimedia platforms, website, newsletters, reports and other printed materials)
  • Ability to conceptualise campaigns and utilise innovative means to do so
  • Plan and implement all social media activities and calendars as required
  • Website and social media maintenance
  • Maintain communications and production filing system: folders and files (electronic and hard copy)
  • Proofreading and editing as required
  • Administration


  • Relevant qualification (Journalism/ Communications or equivalent)
  • Minimum three years’ communications/social media/content creation experience. (Journalism or PR experience would be an advantage)
  • Copywriting skills
  • Exceptional communication and grammar skills, both written and spoken
  • Experience in managing content across all social networks
  • Experience working in NGOs (specifically education) and/or government would be an advantage
  • Computer literacy: WordPress and Microsoft Office package (including PPT)
  • Core values: integrity; professionalism; respect for diversity
  • Core competencies: planning and organization; good written and verbal communication skills to convey messages in a clear, concise and effective manner to different audiences; team and client orientation; innovation; ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • A valid drivers licence

Interested applicants should email:

  • A letter of application, clearly stating “COMMUNICATIONS & ADVOCACY OFFICER”
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of ID
  • Copy of qualifications
  • Portfolio of written, published work

To: HR Department, MIET AFRICA

Email: applications@miet.co.za

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 27 November, 2019

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