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Wetlands Day in Western Cape

Wetlands Day in Western Cape

WoF in the Western Cape together with South African National Parks, CapeNature and the Thembalethu Community members celebrated World Wetlands Day by hosting a wetlands and fire awareness campaign for 60 Tyholora Primary School children and facilitators. The day was...

#BeFireSafe workshops after fires

#BeFireSafe workshops after fires

Following the recent Hawston Fire that took place, the Working on Fire (WoF) Western Cape, Fire Awareness Department conducted a fire safe workshop for 12 Early Childhood Development teachers from the Hawston community, at the Overstrand Thusong Centre. Fire Awareness...

WoF made my dream come true

WoF made my dream come true

Prior to joining Working on Fire, Christinah Raboroko was unemployed and envied her friends who were working and didn’t know if her dream of owning a car would ever come true. She joined WoF as a firefighter at Tzaneen in 2007 and in 2009 she was given an opportunity...

If it has four wheels; Sekie can drive it easily

If it has four wheels; Sekie can drive it easily

A dream came true for Working on Fire Limpopo’s driver Sekie Lekalakala as she completed the Yellow Card Driver Training and became the first WoF female driver in the province. “I’m very blessed to have a supportive family and colleagues who encouraged me to look...

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Working on Fire Aviation

Trusted supplier of aerial firefighting services in South Africa.

Job Profile:

The role is responsible for creating, developing, refining and executing internal / external communications in line with the overall business strategy and ensures that the appropriate messages are developed via appropriate communications channels/platforms.

Reports to: Communication and Marketing Executive

Key Performance Areas:

  1. Corporate Communications
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in the planning, development and delivering corporate communication to achieve objectives in engaging with business units and employees.
  • Develop, initiate and take ownership of the end-to-end delivery targeted, creative and engaging communications plans.
  • Create Internal Communication platforms and initiatives.
  • Conceptualises, copy-writes, proof-reads, edits and distributes content.
  • Develop and update annual Organizational Calendar and align the Corporate Communications Annual plan of Operations accordingly. Provide support to stakeholder on developing and/or implementing internal campaigns or events.
  • Be part of strategically driving the organisations values and culture.
  • Measure effectiveness of communications and distribution of content and recommending improvements and initiatives to achieve the business’s desired objectives.
  1. Brand Management and Compliance
  • Ensure brand compliance the Corporate Identity manual of funders.
  • Identify and procurement of Corporate Communication merchandise.
  • Design and edit corporate templates.
  1. Administration
  2. Report writing

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in Communications / Public Relations / Marketing
  • 2 to 5 years proven experience in internal communications, public relations, marketing or similar

Required Skills:

  • Proven excellent command of the English language (written and spoken)
  • Ability to effectively communicate across multiple platforms
  • Familiar with Google Workspace, HTML, Social Media, Instant Messaging Platforms, Microsoft Office Suite

Desired Skills:

  • Internal Strategic Communications
  • Project Management (added advantage)
  • Adobe Premium – an advantage
  • Willingness to travel

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@wofire.co.za

Note: Please clearly indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying.

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

Covid-19 Vaccine Intent:

WOF has a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination plan in place and as such all applicants will be required to submit a vaccination certificate to be considered in the selection process.

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