PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Senior Manager: Communications, Marketing and PR, the role will manage marketing, brand management and internal and external communications, to promote the corporate image of the JDA.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: The role will be responsible for Communication & Marketing Operational Strategy Planning and Implementation: Input into the development of communication, marketing and public relations strategy in consultation with the line manager

  • Develop and implement the annual marketing and communication strategic plan
  • Input into the development of marketing and communication policies and procedures, and monitor the implementation therein
  • Develop an annual internal communications plan
  • Facilitate internal communication to ensure that all employees have access to relevant information
  • Facilitate the communication of organisational initiatives and projects successfully to employees and stakeholders
  • Arrange and organise communication forums for creating awareness and engagement e.g. monthly business sessions
  • Monitor that internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and across different departments of the organisation
  • Create awareness and promote the JDA mandate externally through the management of events, monitoring adherence to branding
  • Develop and implement the annual marketing plan of the JDA including all activities related to the media, conference exhibitions, sponsorships, awards, advertisements, corporate videos and multi-media presentations.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications/PR or equivalent
  • Any Leadership qualification will be advantageous
  • Minimum 5-7 years’experience in communications, PR and marketing environment
  • Sound knowledge of Communication and Marketing strategies
  • Sound knowledge of Branding Management
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles
  • Knowledge of Budgeting principles
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governanceand MFMA
  • Advanced MS Word and EXCEL skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to: mcomms@jda.org.za

Closing date: 20 April 2021