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Communications Officer N001513

Experience Needed:

Minimum requirements: A bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in Communication, Marketing, or relevant field. A certificate in graphic design software. A minimum of 2 year’s relevant experience in a wide variety of facets of communication, including media liaison, corporate identity management, commercialisation, events management, liaison with external interest groups. A minimum of 1 year experience in web page development and maintenance, design of marketing material, newsletters, and the creation and management of corporate branding. A minimum of 1 year experience in the creation and management of an online presence (including social networking) for business purposes. A minimum of 1 year experience with graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Dream Weaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).


FUNCTIONAL / TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS) Advanced computer literacy, with specific reference to MS Windows, Office, and Project. The ability to learn other applications (quick mastering of a variety of applications used in language technology, and specifically in CTexT, is a requirement). Advanced skills in web-page design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). Sound administrative and organisational skills and the ability to function effectively under pressure and to meet pre-set deadlines. Knowledge and understanding of public communications, public relations, and marketing guidelines. Knowledge of linguistics or computer linguistics

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

JOB DESCRIPTION KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Commercialisation: Product marketing and liaison with distributors, new project development, electronic communication (Web, Social Media), and elements related to product development (graphics, manuals, installation screens, etc.). Demonstration and training workshops for software products, specifically for Afrikaanse SkryfGoed. Communication: Internal (newsletter, announcements), and external (media, interest groups, press-releases), collaborators and stakeholders, maintenance of the corporate identity of CTexT (templates, lay-outs, décor). General: Staff-based administration including student recruitment, events management, archiving, project involvement (as project member and project manager), and strategic planning (problem-solving, strategy implementation).
Apply by: 31 January 2024 ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Ms Melissa Freeman on 018 299 4811

Starting Date:

February 12, 2024

Date Created:

January 22, 2024

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