Principal Communication Officer: International Media Engagement (12 Months Contract)

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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  • Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to: The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X745, Pretoria, 0001, or hand delivered to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street (corner Festival Street), Hatfield, Pretoria, for attention Mr S Matshageng.
GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.
Principal Communication Officer: International Media Engagement (12 months contract) Ref No: 3/1/5/1-20/12
Branch: International Media Engagement
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: R316 791 per annum (Level 08) Plus 37% of the annual notch
Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies or equivalent related qualification as recognised by SAQA. Two (2) years relevant communication experience, specializing in social media and design. Skills: Planning and Organizing, Advanced writing skills, Interpersonal, Computer literacy (Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Social media skills, Communication skills, Problem Solving, Listening and observation Duties: Facilitate the accreditation of Foreign Press, Develop media schedules for International events and programmes, The incumbent to work closely with the team on international events, Provide support and secretariat services to the International Communicators Forum, Manage a comprehensive record and databases of media lists, op-eds, media plans etc. Closing date: 28 February 2020
Enquiries: Ms Mmemme Mogotsi Tel No: (012) 473 0355

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