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Communications Officer

  • Full Time
  • Caledon

Website Western Cape Government

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

DIRECTORATE: COMMUNICATIONS, HEAD OFFICE, CAPE TOWN. STATIONED AT OVERBERG DISTRICT OFFICER, CALEDON

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

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: Appropriate 3-year National Diploma or degree in Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing.

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

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

Competencies (knowledge/skills):Excellent verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape — Strong interpersonal skills — Well-developed writing and editing skills in English, Afrikaans or Xhosa — Reputation management — Media liaison — Brand management — Operational management capability, analytical and problem-solving abilities — Ability to work independently.

Duties (key result areas/outputs): Developing and executing awareness communication campaigns — Compile research, coordinate, edit and produce communication material — Handle 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 — Communicate with all staff involved when there is a special event — Identifying interesting and positive stories for the media.

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

Enquiries: Ms M Lesch, tel. 021 483 5454

Closing Date: 1 March 2019

Please submit your application to www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”).

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