Specialist: Communications

location

Johannesburg

ABOUT THE ROLE

Full responsibility for all the research work for all communications to Harambee audiences
(internal and external).

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Collecting and analysing data on market trends, international relations and stakeholder
    needs to develop marketing strategies and related marketing materials for external and
    internal communication.
  • Providing insights and recommendations on local and international landscape, and market
    trends to help create informed marketing and communications decisions.
  • Writing, editing and proofreading press releases, blog articles, social media content, case
    studies and reports, including the writing of internal communications content for mailers,
    one-pagers, posters and related communications.
  • Working with our P.R and Communications agencies to develop effective communications
    campaigns.
  • Partner to manage the communications on HubSpot (Customer Relationship Management).
  • Supporting the Social Media Manager in managing the blog on our website using
    WordPress.
  • Partner to continuously improve employee engagement and facilitate relevant
    communications interventions (reputation, crisis and stakeholder communications).
  • Work with the Communications manager to create excellent communications that
    effectively tell the Harambee story to diverse audiences.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have a relevant qualification in Marketing, International Relations, Journalism or
    Communications.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in advertising, marketing, and/or communications.
  • Strong technical skills in marketing tools such as HubSpot, Canva, PowerPoint.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud and WordPress would be advantageous.
  • Deep knowledge of marketing, communications, and public relations.
  • Highly motivated, well organised, detail-oriented, creative and innovative, and possess
    good time management skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task, do market research and analyse results effectively.
  • Ability to prioritise and influence stakeholders.
COMPETENCIES
  • Communication Skills – Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent active listening skills.
  • Relationship Management Skills – Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
    with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to influence others and move toward a
    common vision or goal.
  • Work planning & Prioritization – Organised with a natural inclination for planning
    strategy and tactics. Ability to prioritise and manage the workload effectively.

Apply for this position by sending your CV to shaunw@harambee.co.za, including the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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