|Company||Eskom Pension and Provident Fund|
|Location||Bryanston, Gauteng, South Africa|
To implement the EPPF’s Integrated Communications Strategy and provide communication support to the business towards achieving improved member-centricity and an enhanced brand and reputation for the Fund.
1.CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT
•Assist the Communication department with administration duties including Fraxion requests, processing of invoices and cost estimate development.
•Assist in arranging logistics and end-to-end production for internal events i.e. Heritage day celebration.
•Check that all communication messages to be sent out are aligned with the communications strategy.
•Deliver communication content, as required, by setting up relevant engagements i.e. media releases, stakeholder engagements, speeches, boilerplates etc. in order to achieve stipulated objectives.
•Support to Communications with regards to quality control and management during content development.
•Research the internal and external environment (legislative changes, organisational culture, industry trends etc.) and collaborate with key internal stakeholders to advise on appropriate positioning of messaging.
•Edit and contribute to all formal and informal publications (newsletters, annual report, member guide etc.),
•Provide design support for internal communication requirements on an ad hoc basis.
•Utilise internal communication processes and channels within the business to improve the flow of information and the effectiveness of communication (including adherence to compliance communication).
•Develop and/or streamline internal communications processes, making recommendations for improvement to relevant stakeholders and assisting in the implementation.
•Continually find new and creative ways to facilitate top-down and bottom-up communication.
•Support the Communications Manager and Communications specialist with Crisis Management by working with media/crisis management agencies in the management and/or prevention of crises.
•Facilitate and arrange media and crisis communication training with service providers for appointed spokespeople and front office staff, as required.
•Ensure all media relations activities adhere to the Communications policy, taking appropriate action in cases of non-compliance.
•Leverage platforms to maximise exposure for the organisation (e.g. identify and suggest speaker opportunities, content planning and messaging for conferences and other public forums).
•Draft media responses in consultation with relevant subject matter expert(s).
•Support the Communications Manager with external communications requirements/projects.
•Coordinate external media relations events i.e. media roundtables and press conferences as well as management thought leadership and media release development.
•Support to Communications department and business for branding requirements and marketing opportunities.
•Marketing Degree or any other relevant field.
•2-3 years job-related experience, (preferably in a corporate communication role or a communications agency).
•Working knowledge of the financial services industry.
•Excellent writing skills.
•An understanding of the nature and dynamics of businesses.
•Computer literacy (MS office and related packages).
•Good understanding of the South African media landscape.
•Reputation and crisis management skills.
•Understanding of integrated communications.
•Project management skills.
•Persuading & Influence.
•Teamwork and Collaboration.
•Flexibility and adaptability.
•Analysing & problem solving.
•Planning & organising.
|Job Closing Date||23/09/2019|