Website Western Cape Government
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