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Communication Officer Jobs In Government, Communication Officer Wanted In Pretoria

Senior Communication Officer (181002-6)

Closing date: 2018/11/09
DRDLR Reference Number    3/2/1/2018/400
Job Title    Senior Communication Officer
Job Type Classification    Permanent
Directorate    Directorate: Communication Services
Chief Directorate    Chief Directorate: Strategic Communication
Branch    Branch: Corporate Support Services
Salary Level    8
Remuneration    R 299 709
Location - Country    South Africa
Location - Province    Gauteng
Location - Town / City    Pretoria
Job Description 
   The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has a vacancy of Senior Communication Officer in the Directorate: Communication Services. The incumbent will be responsible to provide an effective internal and external communication services within the Department. 

If you meet the qualification and experience requirements for this opportunity please apply online on

 Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00 @ 086 137 0202 should you experience any difficulties with your online application.
 National Diploma in Communication/Journalism/Public Relations/Media Studies. 
2 years’ experience in a communication environment. 

Job related knowledge: 
Policies and Legislations governing communication, Exhibitions and events as communication platforms. 

Job related skills. 
Computer Literacy, 
nterpersonal Relations, Communication, 
Analytical, Decision making, 
Problem solving.
 A valid driver's licence. 
Ability and willingness to travel extensively and work outside office hours
 Provide media monitoring and surveillance services. 
Undertake regular (daily, weekly, etc.) media monitoring. 
Scan newspapers and make contributions on media responses. 
Provide media analysis services and coordinate rapid media response. 
Provide media liaison services.
 Implement media strategies and plans to enhance the public image of the Ministry and the Department. Draft media releases. 
Draft media invites and follow up with journalists. 
Facilitate media interviews. 
Create and regularly update media database. 
Refer media enquiries to relevant sections. 
Gather relevant information for the media. 
Research and write briefing documents. 
Assemble media packages for journalists. 
Provide writing services. Research and provide stories. 
Assist with the selection of stories for publishing. 
Produce content for internal and external communication platforms including newsletter. 
Take photographs relevant to the articles/stories. 
Attend the editorial committee meetings. 
Provide an effective internal communication service. 
Provide coverage for internal departmental events, including celebrations of national commemorative days, 
Director General and Deputy Minister/Minister staff addresses. 
Update on a regular basis internal posters and notice boards. 
Inform employees about the latest developments within the organisation using appropriate internal platforms i.e newsflashes, intranet, notice boards, bulk email etc. 
Update on a regular basis internal content on the electronic media i.e plasma screens. 
Assist in terms of profiling programmes of the Department. Implement internal communication strategies and plans. 
Update pictures of political heads in line with protocols when necessary. Assist in terms of updating information on the intranet
Additional Information    
Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply


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