Marketing & Communications Assistant

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DreamWorker organisation is working with young women to empower themselves in the Buffalo Municipality region, Eastern Cape. One of their key tasks is to place tertiary students into in-service training and to find alternative income generating opportunities to help these young women economically empower themselves. In support of this project they have developed a digital platform as part of the strategy that will seek to link members within this eco system to economic and work opportunities.

DreamWorker seeks to appoint a Marketing & Communications Assistant to be based in the Buffalo Municipality region, Eastern Cape.

Remuneration: Gross salary for the position is around R150K p/a negotiable

The purpose of this position is to find a young, dynamic and energetic marketing and communications assistant to join their team to grow the marketing function as well as build the membership registration and activity functionality on the internet portal.

Responsibilities:
Support the Project manager in developing a marketing strategy
Develop strategies to build membership on the digital platform
Drive and encourage member activity on the site
Co-ordinate communications and marketing channels for the site
Conduct workshops to draw members onto the site
Work closely with our team to create membership from the TVET colleges and University spaces
Build relationships with the business, government and private sector stakeholder groups
Develop and execute social media mechanisms  to market content & information
Be a tenacious marketer and cyber-hustler to build the brand across the region
Requirements:
Core skills – Appropriate formal education with strong leadership & Marketing ability
Experience:
3 to 5 years’ experience in marketing, communications and some experience with digital platform environments
Working within a professional organisation where targets and reporting are a key requirement

Knowledge & Skills:
Proficient in office software such as MS Office & Excel & PowerPoint
Strong administrative skill-set coupled with excellent time management
High level of attention to detail
Ability to cope with a variety of tasks daily
Very strong communications ability with a capability to produce reports and write key documents for management
Own transport is required
Strong command of English both written and verbal with at least one other South African language.

To apply, submit a Motivational Letter and CV, with contactable references to [email protected]

Only applicants that fit the above-mentioned criteria will be considered. Should you not hear from us within two weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

DreamWorker reserve the right to make appointments with short-listed candidates at our discretion.

For more about DreamWorker, refer to https://dreamworker.org.za/

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