Graphic Design and Communications Officer

  Degree or Diploma with Marketing, Communications, Social Media Marketing, journalism or a relevant degree in social sciences
  Minimum of five years’ progressive Graphic Design experience within a communication and or fundraising team including marketing communications and fundraising experience on all communication platforms
  Sound knowledge and understanding of key issues in the area of research, healthcare, poverty and inequality, and a good grasp of the broader developmental context in South Africa
  Knowledge and understanding of the role of civil society
  Knowledge and understanding media and communications, information management, and Advanced English writing skills.
  Excellent analytical, organisational & strategic skills and strong planning
  Confidence in document development, information and communication technology, including website and social media
  Be experienced, talented, multi skilled, creative, innovative
  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license.
  Knowledge of local languages (Pedi, Ndebele or Zulu) will be an advantage

Key Responsibilities:
  • External Communications: Initiate, coordinate and drive effectively public media especially the Press and TV, social media, promotions, annual report, and news letters
  • Internal Communications including document dissemination to staff, and materials management from the public
  • Project Management: Support fundraising initiatives by generating funds through innovative publicity (PR Campaigns), advertising and proposal writing
  • Planning and Management reporting: Manage the website, social media platforms, digital mailers, promotions and projects to support key objectives such as income generation, donor acquisition, fundraising support and brand awareness

Candidates should submit their application and detailed CV to Anita Foulds, HR Administrator, at fax number 013 262 3498 or by e-mail to
Please note Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Please further note that if you have not had a response from us within 7 days after the closing date of this advert, you can deem your application as unsuccessful.
Closing date for all applications: 14 September 2018