Communications Co-ordinator- 3 -4 months contract - ADV201805
Code/Reference:
ADV201805
Applications accepted until:
2018-05-28
Number of Openings
1

Location:

Sandton

Job Purpose:

To support and assist the Group Communications Manager with various external and internal communications projects. Including writing project management, copy writing, developing content plans and communication campaigns.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Communications Projects/ Campaigns
    • Assists and supports the Group Communication Manager in the management of the projects/ campaigns
    • Assists with the planning and liaising with the design, public relations and other agencies and relevant parties.
    • Assists and manage the soliciting of content, copywriting, proofreading and preparation of content.
    • Media monitoring€“ reads through publications featuring the Group and brands daily and disseminates accordingly, manages calls from external publications and builds relationships.
    • Writing, editing and proof reading content when required. Writing in a variety of styles dependent on brief, in a way that is engaging, grammatically correct and appropriate, including ghost-writing for senior staff
    • Supports and manages information flows (editorial input, articles etc. - as required by the business), in terms of content, frequency and appropriateness both for external and internal audiences.
    • Coordinates and assists with day-to-day and project-related communications.
    • Provides input into the company's external and internal communication plans, supporting the messaging and ensures alignment of messaging and themes.
    • Implements and maintains corporate identities, group stationary and communication collateral design consistency

Education:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, such as English, Journalism, Marketing and communications

Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, such as English, Journalism, Marketing and communications

Competencies:

  • Computer Literate (MS Office essential)
  • Organised, methodical
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player;
  • Deadline driven and possess the ability to work well under pressure
  • Proactive self-starter who is able to take the initiative, assume responsibility and grow the quality of outputs
  • Ability to juggle conflicting priorities and create their own order in a fast moving and dynamic setting;
  • Strong problem-solving ability with strong solution orientation and focus
  • Results-driven, hard-working, professional;
  • Ability to liaise at all levels;
  • High levels of commitment, may need to work additional hours over and above the normal working day from time to time;
  • Interpersonal skills: a good communicator, mature, friendly with a confident attitude;
  • Superior competency in English
  • Dependable

Equity Statement:

EE/AA