The Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Council (ECSECC) is a Schedule 3C Public Entity established in 1995 as a formal Consultative Council comprising the social partners of Government, Organized Business, Organised Labour, the Civil Society sector and Institutions of Higher Learning in the Province of the Eastern Cape.
Our mission is to eradicate poverty, create jobs and enhance economic growth through developing our capacity as a multi-stakeholder centre of excellence in applied policy research, development planning, and facilitation.
Publications and Digital Communications Officer (Three Year Fixed Term Contract) ECSECC is seeking to employ a suitably qualified Publication and Digital Communications Officer (for a period of three years) to develop social media strategy and develop digital content for ECSECC social media and communications platforms.
Responsibilities : Produce digital content for ECSECC website and digital platforms Develop and implement social media strategy Create engaging and appealing social media content from ECSECC data, research output and activities Engage stakeholders and public across multiple platforms on social media and company platforms Use the ECSECC Content Management System to edit and create web pages Ensure copy is written and edited to ECSECC style and standards Ensuring content adheres to appropriate policy and legal requirements, and that necessary checks happen before publishing Arrange, record, edit and produce record of webinar and seminars for publication on web and social media Graphic design and data visualisation Graphic design of publications Data visualisation for presentations, repots, publications and other material Liaising with stakeholders to gather requirements and understand needs, suggest and develop appropriate solutions Media and social media monitoring Keyword research and monitoring analytics Support other projects that may arise in the period of the contract Keeping up to date with digital trends in order to keep the website and social media platforms vibrant Training of ECSECC employees and stakeholders on digital media and data visualisation Qualifications, experience and competencies A tertiary qualification (Minimum NQF level 5) in digital media technologies, interactive media, web media, web communications, digital art, Journalism, Languages or graphic design 3 years practical experience in related fields as demonstrated by CV, Portfolio and references A strong interest in online, mobile and digital media Keen interest in and experience with data visualisation Digital Content Development Media monitoring and Analytics Be able to work under pressure in a demanding environment Be innovative and Creative Be an active participant and strive for excellence Fluency in English (read, write and speak);
fluency in isiXhosa would be an advantage ECSECC has the intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post with a candidate whose appointment will promote representativity.
ECSECC reserves the right not to make an appointment. Security checks and qualification verifications will be conducted for the selected candidate.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Please forward your letter of application and CV on or before the 26 October 2020.