DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
REF: DCS- 03/2020
Background: The Moses Kotane Institute is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), with a mandate to conduct world class research into training, skills development, and provincial strategic economic sections; and to strategically lead in innovation and maritime co-ordination and implementation activities to respond to the needs of the provincial economy. The institution is looking for an experienced and qualifying individual to fulfil this new role. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.
Minimum Requirements A Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Communications/Digital Marketing/ Communication/B.Com Degree in Digital Marketing or a combination of a Bachelor’s Degree in related fields and an Advanced Diploma in Digital Marketing and or Advanced Diploma in Communications (Advanced Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma) each qualification should be from an accredited Tertiary Institution at NQF Level 7, i.e. for a combination both qualifications must be NQF level 7 each); English First/First Additional Language in Matric. Three years’ experience (which excludes internship/on-the-job-training/experiential learning) in the role of communications using latest Digital strategies, including but not limited to: Measuring the impact of Digital activities and campaigns, Writing Media Statements, Newsletters, Social Media Platforms, Web Design and Administration, Graphic Designing, Photography, Videography, Editing, including video editing). A valid driver’s licence with own transport. A qualification with Communications/Brand Strategy Development an added advantage.
Remuneration: DPSA Level 10
Core competencies: Excellent verbal, writing, presentation and overall digital communication skills. Innovative techniques, creativity, integrity, diligence, excellent team member, self-reliance, collaboration skills, stakeholder engagement skills and general professionalism in all areas.
Responsibilities: Responsible for executing all Internal and External marketing and communication strategy and duties of the Moses Kotane Institute, through print, radio, television, website, charts, scripts, photography, videography, blogging, social media platforms digitally and otherwise, either as part of a specific campaign or on a holistic level, in an innovative manner; Brand strategy, maintenance, and awareness; Measuring the impact of Digital activities and campaigns, Writing Media Statements, Newsletters, Scripts, Annual Reports Social Media Platform content, Web Design and Administration (including content), Graphic Designing, Photography, Videography, Editing, including video editing); Analysing relevant data and metrics, editing content, ensure professional and brand compliant output of all official communication. Organising, administering and project management of events and exhibitions for the organisation.
Correspondence: Interested candidates must submit a CV, transcripts of qualifications, certified copy of ID, proof of residence, certified copy of driver’s licence and certified copies of qualifications (SAQA evaluated if foreign). All certification should not be older than 6 months from the date of this advert. Applications must be submitted to [email protected] by later than on 6 October 2020. Applications not compliant with the prescripts herein, will not be considered. MKI reserves the right to use their discretion to apply the Employment Equity Act principles in consideration of applications. For any administrative queries contact Ms Nompilo Mngoma on [email protected] Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 2 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.