20 Octobre 2017

Communications Officer

Posté dans , le 19 Juin 2017

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Type d'emploi

Full Time

Emplacement

White River, JHB

 

Description :

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Johannesburg, Hydepark, Sandton
Type:Permanent
Company:Graca Machel Trust
 

Job description

Duties and responsibilities

These activities will be undertaken in conjunction with/under supervision of communications director

Content management

Identifying, developing/generating content for the trust’s marketing publications

  • Review of GMT programmes marketing content/collateral for consistency of messaging and branding
  • Review and update of GMT website content
  • Collating and managing the Trust’s visual library (photo and audio-visual)
  • Producing and implementing the GMT UN International Days advocacy toolkits
  • Management of the Trust’s branding inventory (banners, brochures, publications etc.)
  • Daily review and management of GMT visibility and thematic areas using the GMT’s media monitoring platform
  • Daily monitoring of the GMT website info email address.

Digital and Online Management

  • Identifying, developing content for the Trust’s digital publications (newsletters)
  • Daily compilation and posting of content on GMT social media platforms
  • Weekly updates of content to GMT website
  • Developing and driving social media campaigns (with relevant toolkits) for UN International days including GMT Programme support
  • Work closely with the WIMN digital publishing platform team to assist them in driving the publicity of the platform
  • Identifying opportunities to promote GMT’s programme and GMT partner’s social media campaigns
  • Implementing the GMT digital strategy.

GMT programme support

  • Coordination of GMT communication/ marketing activities with GMT programme officers developing and implementing content for the advocacy strategies within the RMNCAH & Nutrition Advocacy projects (for the duration of the grant periods)
  • Providing communications and marketing support to GMT Programmes where needed
  • Representing the communications director when called upon – includes programme and office of the founder travel where needed
  • Providing logistics support to GMT events and where relevant or with prior agreement with the communications director – programme event support
  • Responsible for day to day management and support to develop the communications unit intern
  • Responsible for delivery of day to day outputs of communications unit intern.

Database management

  • Review and updating GMT supplier database (marketing materials, website, copywriters, videographers, photographers, printers, etc.)
  • Sourcing and meeting with suppliers as per required internal guidelines
  • Updating of GMT media lists
  • Updating of general GMT stakeholder databases.

Report writing

  • Producing monthly communications unit report on work and deliverables undertaken by the communications unit
  • Producing monthly communication activity reports for GMT programmes work undertaken
  • Assisting with editing of GMT reports as requested and with prior agreement with the communications director

Producing media coverage reports for media campaigns/launches/ events/country

Duties and responsibilities

These activities will be undertaken in conjunction with/under supervision of communications director

Content management

  • Identifying, developing/generating content for the Trust’s marketing publications
  • Review of GMT programmes marketing content/collateral for consistency of messaging and branding
  • Review and update of GMT website content
  • Collating and managing the Trust’s visual library (photo and audio-visual)
  • Producing and implementing the GMT UN International Days advocacy toolkits
  • Management of the Trust’s branding inventory (banners, brochures, publications etc.)
  • Daily review and management of GMT visibility and thematic areas using the GMT’s media monitoring platform
  • Daily monitoring of the GMT website info email address.

Digital and online management

  • Identifying, developing content for the trust’s digital publications (newsletters)
  • Daily compilation and posting of content on GMT social media platforms
  • Weekly updates of content to GMT website
  • Developing and driving social media campaigns (with relevant toolkits) for UN International days including GMT Programme support
  • Work closely with the WIMN digital publishing platform team to assist them in driving the publicity of the platform
  • Identifying opportunities to promote GMT’s programme and GMT partner’s social media campaigns
  • Implementing the GMT digital strategy

GMT programme support

  • Coordination of GMT communication/ marketing activities with GMT programme officers developing and implementing content for the advocacy strategies within the RMNCAH & Nutrition Advocacy projects (for the duration of the grant periods)
  • Providing communications and marketing support to GMT Programmes where needed
  • Representing the communications director when called upon – includes programme and office of the founder travel where needed
  • Providing logistics support to GMT events and where relevant or with prior agreement with the communications director – programme event support
  • Responsible for day to day management and support to develop the communications unit intern
  • Responsible for delivery of day to day outputs of communications unit intern.

Database management

  • Review and updating GMT supplier database (marketing materials, website, copywriters, videographers, photographers, printers, etc.)
  • Sourcing and meeting with suppliers as per required internal guidelines
  • Updating of GMT media lists
  • Updating of general GMT stakeholder databases.

Report writing

  • Producing monthly communications Unit report on work and deliverables undertaken by the communications unit
  • Producing monthly communication activity reports for GMT programmes work undertaken
  • Assisting with editing of GMT reports as requested and with prior agreement with the communications director
  • Producing media coverage reports for media campaigns/launches/ events/country visits undertaken by the Trust.


 

Requirements

Qualifications

Education

  • Post graduate degree in communications science, public relations, journalism, media studies or undergraduate degree with relevant experience.

Experience  

  • Minimum of five years’ relevant professional experience in communication, public relations or media activities.

Technical competencies (knowledge, skills and abilities)

  • Proven understanding and ability to develop/implement social media strategies and campaigns
  • Understanding of media industry and landscape
  • Understanding of development sector/ donor landscape
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English with the ability to produce clear, focused reports
  • Ability to use information and communication technologies as tools and resources to achieve strategic objectives
  • Show creativity in communication outputs
  • Ability to form and maintain relationships through networking
  • Enjoy strong research and writing skills
  • Advanced computer skills.

Behavioural competencies (personal characteristics)

 Very organised: being able to be logical and structured, orderly and efficient in order to meet strict deadlines.

  • Multi-tasking: being able to focus on a number of deliverables with the ability to reorganise shifting priorities as they arise.
  • Concern for quality: The underlying drive to ensure that quality is not comprised within the working environment. It includes the identification and maintenance of standards to meet the needs of the organisation. This also requires attention to detail and achieving thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task. Work requires little or no checking.
  • Take instruction well: being able to listen carefully and implement instructions from supervisors as they arise.
  • Proactive/self-starter: Able to get things done, usually without being told or reminded.  Being conscientious, assertive, persistent, and achievement-oriented.
  • Integrity: Following moral and ethical convictions and doing the right thing in all circumstances.
  • Flexible: Willing to make changes to the time, place and approach of the work to meet organisational requirements as they arise.
  • Team player: Ability to cooperate and coordinate the work with others in a participatory manner in striving to achieve project or organisational goals. This also requires being reliable and sticking to agreed deadlines individually and as it impacts on the team.

Additional requirements

 Prepared to travel

  • Work after hours (related to social media campaign implementation)
  • Willing to undertake additional training and skills development where needed
  • Driver’s licence
  • Understanding of/or fluency in French or Portuguese would be advantageous
  • Must be eligible to live and work in South Africa.


Apply by email

Caroline
Carolined@gracamacheltrust.org

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