Digital Communications Officer – Permanent

Digital Communications Officer – Permanent - 2018-02-11

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Digital Communications Officer – Permanent

Location:  Centurion, Gauteng

Offer:    R18, 500 per month    

Available: Immediately / January 2018

Type:  Permanent

Application Instruction:

CV and a professional cover photograph to cv @ placedynamics co za

Agency:  Placement Dynamics

Our Client is looking for a self-motivated, hardworking and experienced Digital Communications Officer.

A self-starter, team player who is able to work under pressure Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.   A minimum of five years’ work experience in Public Relations, Marketing and Digital communications areas will be advantageous.


Manage the design and technical maintenance of all websites (back-end and frontend) including troubleshooting; ensuring the usage of appropriate technologies and
identifying new features that can optimise the company website experience

Implement the organisations social media strategy, which will include the generation of relevant content and the maintenance of the organisations 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.

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and experience:

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

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

Please take note that initial correspondence will be via email

Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates

If you have not received a reply within 1 week please consider your application unsuccessful

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