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Reach for your dreams

Newly appointed WoF Services Assistant Administrator, Nosipho Nkabane, shares her story about her promotion from being a store person. Nosipho was recruited in April 2010 at the EThekwini base. Nosipho remembers the day of her recruitment like it was yesterday. "There...

Hard work pays off

"I've learnt that there is no easy way in life, you must learn to work well with your team and  as a individual,l " said Nqobile Mangwanyana, a former Working on Fire,  fire fighter. Nqobile was recruited on the 3rd of April in 2014 with the Albert Falls team, "Before...

From a firefighter to a Training Officer

From a firefighter to a Training Officer

Danny Mafumo joined Working on Fire in July 2004 at Tzaneen base as a fire fighter, after hearing from his friend that WoF was recruiting youngsters from their community. Prior to joining WoF Danny was employed as a security officer. He resigned to pursue his passion...

North West Drivers Training Camp

North West Drivers Training Camp

The Working on Fire drivers in the North West Province attended a five day Yellow Card Training Camp at SA Lombard Nature Reserve from 7 December to the 11 December 2015. In the first day of the training camp, vehicle managers learned about road signs regulations,...


Social Development

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as well as the communities around our bases.

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:

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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