Communication Officer

Directorate: Communication
Ref No. : MPT 40/2023
Salary Level : 07
Salary : R 294 321 per annum
Location : Mbombela


Aminimum of National Diploma in Journalism/Media Studies (NQF Level 06) with
a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a communications environment. Avalid driver’s license.

Skills and Competencies:

Knowledge of the provincial and government communication
environment including government policies and key priorities. Sound knowledge and
understanding of the South African media landscape and operations. Ability to work under


Monitor media coverage. Arrange media engagement activities. Assist with drafting media
advisories and statements. Coordinate interview requests. Update the media database. Write
newsworthy stories. Provide photography and video services. Provide logistical support for events
and outreach programmes.


Applications must include a completed and signed New Z83 form (effective 1 January 2021) obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the DPSAwebsite and a detailed CV ONLY. Only shortlisted candidates will
be requested to submit certified copies of qualifications, a valid driver’s licence and an ID on the day of the interview. Communication regarding requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates.
Applications must be submitted by email to: Applications must be sent in pdf format and indicate on the email subject: Name of Post and Post Reference Number

Closing Date: 30 June 2023 [/read]

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