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Post to be filled: Communications & PR Officer

Communications & PR Officer

 

The French Institute of South Africa is seeking to appoint a Communications & PR Officer. The position is based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Summary of duties
>> Communication, Press & Event
Build and execute the communication strategy
Coordinate the communication strategy with the French network, partners and sponsors
Write and distribute media/press releases
Manage press and media inquiries
Create new and ongoing relationships with media, journalists and industry contacts
Organise, coordinate and attend press launches, premieres and events
Manage and keep up-to-date the media list

>>Social Media & Online Platforms
Build and execute the Social Media Strategy
Act as a Community Manager on social media platforms, monitor the performances and analyse the statistics
Write and post articles on the website
Update and keep up-to-date the contact database

>> Project Management & Reporting
Collaborate with designer to create communication supports and materials
Manage the communication budget
Coordinate with project managers
Report to Head of IFAS and Embassy
Coordinate projects with photographers, cameramen and agencies

Required skills
- Excellent knowledge of French and English languages (ability to work in both languages);
- Excellent writing skills in French and English
- Ability to work independently and as a team member;
- Must be fully computer literate (MS Office Suite);
- Excellent communication skills;
- Good knowledge of the South African media and arts & culture
- Knowledge in graphic design softwares would be an advantage

Qualifications and experience required
- A degree in Marketing, Communication or Media studies
- Should ideally have prior experience in the marketing of cultural projects

 

Open to:
Citizens or permanent residents in South Africa or applicants who are legally in a position to work in South Africa.

Conditions:
Fixed-term renewable one-year contract with a 3-month trial period; possibility of permanent contract after 2 years of fixed-term contracts;
40 hours a week;
Gross salary: R 26 779 per month
Benefits: 13th cheque + medical aid + retirement fund + transport allowance

 

To apply, please send CV with covering letter, to Violaine Pattee-Suquet: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 15th 2018.

For any enquiries regarding the position, you can contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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