Digital Communications Officer

City of Tshwane, Gauteng 2 March

Pro Placements Recruitment Agency

  • Description

    Digital Communications Officer:
    A well-established company within the Travel and Tourism industry based in Centurion is looking to employ a Digital Communications Officer
    Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to):
    • The successful candidate will work with and report to the Corporate Communications Manager
    • Manage the design and technical maintenance of all the company’s websites (back-end and frontend) including troubleshooting; ensuring the usage of appropriate technologies and identifying new features that can optimise the company’s website experience
    • Implement the organisation’s social media strategy, which will include the generation of relevant content and the maintenance of the organisation’s social media profiles which amongst others include presence on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the company’s online communities (Blogs, Forum wikis, FAQ’s)
    • Draft content/disseminate all e-mail communications on mass email software
    • Draft content, and facilitate the design of all the company’s publications and promotional material. Fielding of media enquiries, escalate the matter and/or set up media interviews where required Drafting of project- specific press releases
    • Ensure accurate maintenance and upkeep of all the organisation’s databases and mailing lists
    • Contribute to the development of a structured annual business and activity plans, quarterly Board reports
    • A minimum of five years’ work experience in Public Relations, Marketing and Digital communications areas will be advantageous
    • Proficiency in the English language and good writing skills
    • Proven ability to function the back-end and front-end management platform of WordPress (WP) based websites
    • Proven ability to create, disseminate and automate e-mail campaigns on mass e-mail software, i.e. Mail Chimp / Campaign Monitor
    • Knowledge in organic (via WP plug-ins) and promotion-based (spend) Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Ability to promote content through various online platforms, i.e. Google Adwords, Twitter, Facebook, Linked-In (Pay-per-click [PPC] marketing)
    • Ability to seamlessly create and post content for various social media platforms and specific audiences
    • A self-starter, team player who is able to work under pressure
    • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel is essential
    Working hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
    Salary is Cost to Company: R18 500-00
    Should you meet the above requirements, please apply along with a photo of yourself in professional attire and your CV to **********************
    Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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