Are you passionate about creating quality content for an interesting target audience? Do you write with creative flair? Would you like to relocate to the beautiful coastal town of Hermanus? Then this is a brilliant opportunity for you!
The Communications Specialist is a key member of the Marketing team reporting to the Marketing & Communications Lead.
The role will be responsible for the creation, implementation and management of the entire organisation’s communications, including social media content, advertising content, communication initiatives and all internal & external communications. The role will also require you to be resourceful, gather information, write and manage stories/blogs and create frameworks for advertisements, infographics, videos, checklists and ‘how to’ guides.
A Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related discipline.
Minimum 4 to 5 years’ experience in corporate communication, copywriting and marketing, preferably within a Financial Services environment.
Solid networking and relationship building skills with colleagues and external stakeholders.
Demonstrated resourceful, collaborative and engaging approach; including the ability to consult, facilitate, negotiate and influence a broad range of people.
Creative and Innovative ability to research and develop new content and follow through to publication.
Ability to be self-motivated and work autonomously, while also working successfully within a team.
Ability to plan and organise multiple tasks and yet be flexible and adaptable in revising plans on short notice in order to achieve the role’s objectives.
Strong attention to detail and follows through with high degree of initiative, creativity and innovation.
An ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
Sophisticated communications skills, both verbal and written (English and Afrikaans) with excellent grammar and spelling. Ability to write clearly, courteously and professionally as well as impeccable e-mail etiquette.
Strong interpersonal skills coupled within a resilient yet enthusiastic life disposition, including the ability to remain calm in dynamic situations and project with sunny poise and aura.
Copywriting; excellent writer, editor and experience in delivering written communication.
An understanding of SEO concepts and prior SEO copywriting would be advantageous.
Solid systems knowledge - familiar and comfortable with working on required applications such as MS Word, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+.
Should you meet the above requirements, please apply along with a photo of yourself in professional attire and your CV
Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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