Communications manager


Ikamva Labantu:Communications Manager

Thursday 10 December, 2020 – 20:02

Ikamva Labantu

Opportunity closing date:

Thursday, 31 December, 2020

Opportunity type:



Ikamva Labantu is a non-profit organisation that works throughout Cape Town’s township communities towards a more just society where human rights can be fully actualised. We have a holistic and community-led approach to the sustainable development of impoverished communities, with a focus on early childhood development, the wellbeing of older persons and afterschool initiatives for children. We have been working with at-risk communities for over 55 years through the provision of resources, training and support.

Ikamva Labantu seeks to appoint the Communications Manager to be based in Head Office, Woodstock.

The purpose of this role is to build manage and maintain a positive brand perception and awareness of Ikamva Labantu through internal and external communications. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Sustainable Development.


Manage Corporate Communications
Manage external communications and platforms
Ikamva Labantu Branding/Brand Management
Design and Photography
Support Internal Communications

Minimum Requirements & Competencies:

A degree or diploma relevant to the field of Marketing and / or Communications
Minimum of five years proven experience in Communications
Driver’s Licence and own vehicle
Excellent verbal and written English ability and strong attention to detail
Planning and organising ability and strong interpersonal skills
Experience in networking/facilitating partnerships and working with external stakeholders
Enthusiasm and willingness to work within township communities
A valid driver’s licence and own vehicle
Advantageous not essential:

Previous experience in the non-profit sector
Basic design skills and knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator
Photography skills
Basic video editing skills
Experience with WordPress (or similar CRM systems), Mailchimp and Google Analytics

A market related remuneration package is offered and Ikamva Labantu is committed to the principles of Employment Equity Legislation.

Please forward application by email to the Human Resources Department at

If not contacted within 14 days after closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about Ikamva Labantu, refer to