DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
REF: DCS- 02/2020
[Please note that this Advertisement replaces the previous one with Ref No. DCS01/2020]
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 the experienced and qualifying individuals to fulfil this new role. Applications are invited from South African Citizens, residing in KwaZulu-Natal.
Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Marketing/ Marketing/Communications or a combination of a Bachelor’s Degree in related fields and an Advanced Diploma in Digital Marketing and or Communications each qualification should be from an accredited Tertiary Institution at NQF Level 7); Advanced experience and understanding of marketing using Digital and Social Media Platforms; 3 years-experience in a marketing or public relations role.
Remuneration: DPSA Level 10
Duration: 06 months
Core Competencies: Excellent writing, presentation and overall communication skills. Innovative techniques, creativity, integrity, diligence, excellent team player, self-reliance, stakeholder engagement skills and general professionalism in all areas.
Responsibilities: Responsible for all internal and external marketing and communication requirements of the Moses Kotane Institute, through print, radio, television, website, charts, scripts, photography and social media platforms digitally and otherwise, either as part of a specific campaign or on a holistic level, in an innovative manner. Brand maintenance and awareness as part of a specific campaign or on a holistic level. Design and administering website content, analysing relevant data and metrics, editing content, ensure professional and brand compliant output of all official communication, including but not limited to writing, editing and proofreading of speeches, scripts, annual reports, newsletters. Providing graphic design duties (including initiatives, actual designing). Organising, administering and project management of events and exhibitions for the organisation
How to apply: Interested candidates must submit a covering letter, CV, 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, with the position name and reference number as a subject, must be submitted to [email protected] by no later than 12h00 on 30 August 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.