South Africa

External Communications Specialist

Company South African Civil Aviation Authority
Reference # External Communications Specialist
Published 25/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
To support the delivery of the organisation’s media and other communications strategies aimed at external stakeholders. To manage social media platforms and develop content for various communications platforms
Job Functions Communications,Public Relations
Industries Aviation
Implementation of a Media Strategy

Assist implement the media strategy
Develop and implement project-based media strategies
Communicate, inform, and advise all relevant stakeholders of the SACAA media policy and procedures
Assist in coordinating information and writing media statements
Manage social media platforms including regular updates and timeous responses to queries
Assist on compiling information for media queries and writing appropriate media responses
Coordinate media conferences including media kits
Coordinate media training for all key personnel
Assist in arranging, preparing and co-ordinating planned media interviews as requested by the media or the DCA
Monitor the relevant coverage, mentions and clips across all media platforms
Analyse and compile reports on media activities on a monthly or as and when requested
Compile a media contact list and update regularly
Provide support on any external communication objective derived from the implementation of any other communications strategy employed by the department.

Implementation of Departmental Communication Strategy

Website and Social Media Management

Assist in the management of the SACAA official website

Content Development for various Communication Channels

Research, develop and write content for various communications platform such as:
•Social media platforms
•Website and intranet
•Magazines, booklets, brochures, and leaflets
•Editorials and Advertorials
•Any other promotional material and company documentation

The SACAA will process applications as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us within 90 days after your CV has been received by us, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Employment equity candidates will be preferred in line with our Employment Equity targets .
“All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting”.
National Diploma or related formal qualification in Communications or Public Relations.

Ideal Qualification Degree in Communications or Public Relations

3–7-year(s) experience as an External Communications Specialist
Media experience would be an added advantage
Job Closing Date 10/12/2021
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