Assistant Manager: Public Relations and Communications in Johannesburg Metro, City of Johannesburg (JHB)

Location
Johannesburg Metro, City of Johannesburg (JHB)
Salary
All-inclusive, total cost-to-company package: R571 422 to R826 710 per annum
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Ref
10/2019/90
Contact
Mr Tebogo Thobejane
Function
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Status
EE/AA

Become a member of the new and exciting team of the JRA and contribute towards its mobility strategy. JRA is currently in the process of filling the following vacancies:

Assistant Manager: Public Relations and Communications

All-inclusive, total cost-to-company package: R571 422 to R826 710 per annum (Ref: 10/2019/90)

Responsibilities:

  • Implement the PR/Communication Plan to share company information with both internal and external audiences via a combination of methods such as an internal/external company website, electronic and print newsletters, radio, television, brochures, posters, flyers, etc.
  • Create the communications content and execute communication programmes in line with established policies
  • Assist with the conceptualisation, design and layout of various publications and literature produced by the unit
  • Respond to unplanned/arbitrary/ad-hoc communication requests/demands using various forms of media
  • Plan, design and implement publicity campaigns as per the established PR/Communications Plan on behalf of the units of the JRA for the promotion of service delivery interventions
  • Sign off on the completion of campaigns and submit a close-out report to the Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Monitor media relations and handle raised queries raised by the media
  • Respond to both scheduled and unscheduled radio/TV interviews
  • Research appropriate responses to raised queries with the help of depots if necessary
  • Respond to both scheduled and unscheduled radio/TV interviews
  • Research appropriate responses to raised queries with the help of depots if necessary.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications/Public Relations or NQF equivalent
  • Driver’s licence
  • Five years’ experience in public relations and communication, inclusive of 3 year’s in a supervisory position.

Following the application procedure stated below, please forward your application for this position to e-mail
recruitment3@jra.org.za

Interested candidates should forward their CVs with certified copies of qualifications, ID and application letter stating the relevant reference number to the e-mail address provided for each position for the attention of Ms Precious Ngolele or Mr Tebogo Thobejane.

Applicants who applied for the positions that are being re-advertised, are required to re-apply as their previous applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 23 July 2019.

NB: Applicants who fail to submit the necessary documents and who do not meet minimum requirements will be disqualified.

JRA is an equal opportunity company and committed to EE principles. If you do not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Coloured and Indian persons, women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. JRA reserves the right not to appoint. By submitting your application for a position, you acknowledge that the information is required for the purpose of processing and adjudicating your job application against requirements of the position and you consent to the processing and archiving of the said information.

JRA, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the JRA anti-fraud line on 080 000 2587.

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