Specialist: Communications

Harambee

Harambee

Marketing & Communications
Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
location

Johannesburg

ABOUT THE ROLE

Full responsibility for all the research work for all communications to Harambee audiences
(internal and external).

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Collecting and analysing data on market trends, international relations and stakeholder
    needs to develop marketing strategies and related marketing materials for external and
    internal communication.
  • Providing insights and recommendations on local and international landscape, and market
    trends to help create informed marketing and communications decisions.
  • Writing, editing and proofreading press releases, blog articles, social media content, case
    studies and reports, including the writing of internal communications content for mailers,
    one-pagers, posters and related communications.
  • Working with our P.R and Communications agencies to develop effective communications
    campaigns.
  • Partner to manage the communications on HubSpot (Customer Relationship Management).
  • Supporting the Social Media Manager in managing the blog on our website using
    WordPress.
  • Partner to continuously improve employee engagement and facilitate relevant
    communications interventions (reputation, crisis and stakeholder communications).
  • Work with the Communications manager to create excellent communications that
    effectively tell the Harambee story to diverse audiences.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have a relevant qualification in Marketing, International Relations, Journalism or
    Communications.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in advertising, marketing, and/or communications.
  • Strong technical skills in marketing tools such as HubSpot, Canva, PowerPoint.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud and WordPress would be advantageous.
  • Deep knowledge of marketing, communications, and public relations.
  • Highly motivated, well organised, detail-oriented, creative and innovative, and possess
    good time management skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task, do market research and analyse results effectively.
  • Ability to prioritise and influence stakeholders.
COMPETENCIES
  • Communication Skills – Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent active listening skills.
  • Relationship Management Skills – Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
    with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to influence others and move toward a
    common vision or goal.
  • Work planning & Prioritization – Organised with a natural inclination for planning
    strategy and tactics. Ability to prioritise and manage the workload effectively.

Apply for this position by sending your CV to shaunw@harambee.co.za, including the position you are applying for in the subject line.