People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) Current Vacancy – Apply Now!

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19 Mar, 2020

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Media Jobs in South Africa

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) is a women’s rights organisation that aims to create space for women to enjoy their fundamental human rights in a free and safe environment.


Job Title: Media Officer
Location: Johannesburg


  • Represent the organization and interact with all media houses
  • Maintaining a positive image about the organisation
  • Responding to the enquiries and gaining publicity through dissemination of information to the members of the press
  • writing press releases and media statements
  • Acting as spokesperson for the organisation
  • Fulfilling PR obligations and engaging with social media on POWA activities
  • Identifying brand, threat and engaging influencers
  • Regular updating of POWA website, twitter, Instagram and other forms of social media
  • Engaging different forms of media houses and updating POWA news and events
  • Developing marketing strategy for POWA
  • Increase POWA visibility and access to its clientele
  • Assist in developing and editing of annual reports Skills needed
  • Writing skills
  • Content developer
  • Creativity
  • Social Media
  • Excellent speaking skills
  • Use of technology and software
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • 5 years or more in the entertainment industry, radio and Television, matric with extensive experience in social media and advocating for the rights of victims and survivors of domestic violence.
  • Journalism or media studies qualification will be an added advantage. 5 years and more experience in dealing with gender based violence.


To apply

Interested candidates can forward their applications (CV and 1 page motivational letter) to [email protected], salary negotiable.

Application Deadline: Sunday, 22 March, 2020

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