Communications Officer (2 posts)

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Communications Officer (2 posts)

DIRECTORATE: COMMUNICATIONS (1 POST STATIONED AT DP MARAIS HOSPITAL, RETREAT) (1 POST BASED AT HEAD OFFICE) (HEAD OFFICE, CAPE TOWN)

REMUNERATION: R299 709 PER ANNUM

SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE

Requirements: Minimum educational qualification: An appropriate 3-year National Diploma or degree in Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing.

Experience: Appropriate communication experience in related working environment or field.

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

Competencies (knowledge/skills): Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, analytical skills and problem-solving abilities • Well-developed writing and editing skills in English, Xhosa or Afrikaans • Reputation Management • Media Liaison • Brand Management. Ability to work independently and operational management capability.

Duties (key result areas/outputs): Develop and execute awareness communication campaigns • Compile research, coordinate, edit and produce communication material — Handling of all queries from the general public through official platforms • Reputation management including media liaison (handling of media queries, writing of media releases, media monitoring and evaluation); above and below the line material and brand management • Communication with all staff involved when there is a special event • Identifying interesting and positive stories for the media.

Note: No payment of any kind will be required when applying for this post.

Enquiries: Ms M Lesch, tel. 021 483 5454

Closing Date: 14 December 2018

Applications are submitted online via www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs

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