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Flames turns gangster into leader

Flames turns gangster into leader

Lucky Mabena is an ex-gang member from the Moloto village in Mpumalanga Province. ‘‘I am an ex-gangster in Moloto because, after completing my matric I had no money to further my studies nor did I find a job. I used to terrorise my community members,’’ Mabena told...

WoF beneficiary has artistic talent

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Stipend douses out starvation

Nhlanhla Gumede is a high school dropout and starvation was the biggest enemy at his home. ‘‘My parents are not working and starvation was a serious problem in the house. Most of the times I went to bed hungry,’’ he said. Gumede said that he had the responsibility to...

MD Message May 2015

MD Message May 2015

We are currently at the start of our 2015 Winter Fire Season and the predictions are already that it will be a difficult season which has been exacerbated by late summer rains as well as expectant high and dry temperatures and heavy winds throughout the winter. I want...

From fire fighter to aspirant farmer

From fire fighter to aspirant farmer

Teboho Mofokeng from the Clarens Team in the Free State is passionate about agriculture and one day he would like to see himself as a successful farmer. He manages the garden project with the help of a few team members at the Clarens base. In this garden he ploughs...

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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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