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Female fire fighter excels on the fire line

Female fire fighter excels on the fire line

Female firefighter, Anna Mahlangu (28), a mother of one son and a breadwinner in her family from the Belfast Team said that the annual Yellow Card Training made her confident to suppress fires during this fire season. “I am a very proud of being a female fire...

Women should not be victims of abuse

Women should not be victims of abuse

Nosi Lomile is a Crew Leader at the Clarens Team in the Eastern Free State. She joined Working on Fire in 2011 and a year later she attended a crew leader course which she passed. She said Women’s Month is important to her as a female leader because women...

MD Message August 2015

MD Message August 2015

The national theme for Women’s Month this year is, “Women United in Moving South Africa Forward”. To this end we are extremely proud of the fact that the WoF Programme is one of government’s most successful EPWP programmes which has created work opportunities for many...

MD Message July 2015

MD Message July 2015

As you all well aware by now there are 48 Crew Members from Working on Fire who are currently in Alberta, Canada, where they are providing assistance to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC), as hundreds of fires have swept across much of Western Canada...


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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:

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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