Head: Marketing and Communications

Client Technology Innovation Agency
Reference # TIA02/06/2017
Published 17/07/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
To manage the Marketing and Communications business unit’s processes, resources and systems to support execution of the TIA Marketing and Communication strategy in collaboration with the internal and external stakeholders.
Job Functions Communications,Marketing
Industries Science & Technology
Specification
•Develops Operational budget and forecasts for EXCO and Board approval
•Maintains key stakeholder relationships that will enhance thought leadership, leverage third-party funding and position TIA as a brand to be reckoned with in the National Systems of Innovation.
•Develop a key stakeholder relations, marketing and communications strategy in collaboration with all divisions that enables, coordinates and integrates the stakeholder relations activities of all TIA divisions
• Develop a marketing and promotion strategy (including website and social media coverage) in collaboration with all TIA divisions that enables a positive TIA brand
•Ensure stakeholder relationship activities of all TIA divisions are effectively supported, managed and coordinated
•Develop annual operational plans in line with the Annual Performance Plan of TIA to support implementation of the Marketing and Communications strategy
•Assess brand awareness through a market related survey and provide status reports and interventions to position the brand as a key player in the NSI field
•Compile and manage a risk register for the unit and mitigate potential future risks to the organisation
•Effective leadership is provided to the unit
Requirements
•At least an Honours degree in Marketing and Communications/Behavioural Sciences.
•8 years’ experience of marketing, communications or stakeholder relations in technology or technology innovation environment
•At least 5 years management experience
•Demonstrated knowledge or qualification in the understanding of technology innovation
•Board Report writing skills
•Content management skills
•Knowledge of PFMA;
•Media and Communications ethics and
•Various media channels

Job Closing Date 26/07/2017
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