ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: MEDIA LIAISON

Full-time

APPLICATIONS: Applications, quoting the relevant reference number must be forwarded to the
attention of Chief Director: HR Management and Development at Department
of Tourism, Private Bag X424, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at Tourism
House, 17 Trevenna Road, Sunnyside, Pretoria. Applicants may alternatively
submit by email to recruitment@tourism.gov.za (Maximum size of 5 MB)
CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2021 at 16:30 (Late applications will not be considered)
NOTE: In order to be considered, applications must be submitted on a fully completed
signed Z83 form, accompanied by all required copies (Uncertified copies will
be accepted when submitting your application, but candidates invited to the
interviews must ensure they bring along certified copies) of qualifications,
Identity Document, proof of citizenship/permanent residence if not a RSA
citizen and a comprehensive CV (including three contactable references). It is
the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All instructions on the
application form and this advert must be adhered to. Failure to comply with
these requirements will result in the candidate being disqualified.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not
been contacted within three months of the closing date of this advertisement,
please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department
reserves the right not to make an appointment. Short-listed candidates will be
subjected to screening and security vetting to determine the suitability of a
person for employment. Shortlisted candidates may further be subject to a job
related test.
POST: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: MEDIA LIAISON (DT 09/2021)
SALARY: R 376 596 per annum (Salary Level 09)
CENTRE: Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS: A SAQA recognised Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma (NQF 6) in
Communication/ Journalism or an equivalent qualification. 3-5 years’ work
experience in a communications environment. Knowledge of government
communications. Knowledge of legislation and prescripts relevant to
communications. Good interpersonal skills. Strong organisational, planning
and problem solving skills. Language proficiency. Good writing skills.
Knowledge of Social Media. Excellent computer literacy and use of standard
software packages. Ability to work under pressure, irregular hours, and travel
and work outside the office. A valid driver’s license.
DUTIES-: The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing media
engagement plans, Identifying relevant media platforms to profile the
department; Distributing media alerts, statements and releases to the media
database; Conducting research; Conceptualising and drafting editorial content
such as media statements and queries for approval of the supervisor;
Managing receipts and distribution of newspapers; Managing media clipping
services; Monitoring the compilation of the media clipping pack (printed) and
preparing it for approval; Managing media clippings e-link; Coordinating
monthly and quarterly media monitoring and analysis reports from the service
provider for presentations to Communications Management; Managing
communication activities around events and campaigns on the departmental
events calendar; Preparing media accreditation; Coordinating venues for
media registration and interviews; Providing inputs towards draft media plans;
Managing and updating the media database. focus; Provide inputs to
weekly/monthly/quarterly sub-directorate reports.
EE REQUIREMENTS: Preference will be given to African Male, Coloured Male and White Male
Candidates.
ENQUIRIES: Ms S Zwane (012) 444 6612
NOTE: Please note that this is a re-advertisement, candidates who previously
applied must re-apply.