Senior Manager: Marketing and Communications
InspHired Recruitment
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
18h ago

Our client is looking to employ a Senior Manager : Marketing and Communications

Responsibilities :

  • Develop and implement the Communications and Marketing Strategy to guide the marketing, communications activities and programmes within the Vaal SEZ.
  • Implement and monitor reputation management system and processes.
  • Develop on an annual basis a media strategy and implementation programme for media needs of the Vaal SEZ.
  • Create informative and interesting press releases, press kits, newsletter and related communications materials
  • Media writing including thought leadership articles and features.
  • Produce quarterly media analysis reports.
  • Copy writing for all VSEZ publications and editorial content.
  • Organise media briefings.
  • Develop advertising strategy and implementation plan, including and not limited to print, electronic and public outreach.
  • Oversee the marketing of the Vaal SEZ to enhance the brand and profile of Organisation, as well as the programmes and services.
  • Create communication strategies for new products / projects, launches, events and promotions
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to secure information to be packaged for promotional purpose and distributed to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Utilise the various tools to extract data for business purposes.
  • Foster effective communications and ensure that appropriate relationships are maintained with the shareholders of the VSEZ, relevant stakeholders and agencies, both locally and internationally.
  • Determine the theme for the newsletter, draft the information and send through to all staff members.
  • Seek new opportunities to develop products and services using research, customer feedback and other methods of information gathering.
  • Personal / Leadership and Skills :

  • Sound Interpersonal Skills and people management
  • Ability to work under pressure, and implement sound change management
  • Dynamic and Results Driven,
  • Excellent Programme Management.
  • Understanding socio-economic, developmental needs and challenges in SA
  • Sound Facilitation and Networking skills
  • Policy advocacy and negotiating skills
  • PFMA regulation and provisions
  • Management of Service Level Agreement
  • Economic development trends and best practices
  • Financial management principles
  • Qualifications and Competency Requirements :

  • Post Graduate Degree in Marketing, Communications or Journalism
  • 8+years’ experience in marketing, communications and public relations / public affairs experience in a government or corporate environment
  • 5 10 years’ experience in senior management position, ideally managing multiple public and private sector stakeholder interests
  • Stakeholder Management, Relationship Management, Political acumen, Policy analysis, Stakeholder Relations; Government policies and priorities, Diplomatic Relations and Protocol, Governance and Risk Management, Communication and influence;
  • SEZ Environment and legislation

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Trade and Investment promotion opportunities for Gauteng and the positioning strategies of its direct competitors
  • In-depth knowledge of how the public sector operates
  • Remuneration :

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