Closing date: 30 January 2020

The above mentioned position is available in the Executive department at Robben- Island Museum. The purpose of the job is to provide a critical service to the organisation by managing RIM’s internal and external reputation. There is a need for additional support to ensure that all communication related matters are attended to more timeously and efficiently.


Duties and Responsibilities:
 Design and content generation for staff newsletter;
 Review, update and editing of stakeholder management database;
 Review, update and edit communication policy;
 Assist with development of annual communication plan;
 Assist in editing and updating RIM stationery and collateral;
 Assist with editing RIM internal communication;
 Liaise with appointed agencies to contribute or execute projects/deliverables;
 Maintain and update RIM’s media list;
 Assist with coordinating media engagements;
 Assist in writing and editing press releases;
 Assist in finalising and reviewing the Fundraising strategy;
 Assist with continuous identification of possible sponsors/partners for RIM related programmes;
 Research issues related to RIM and tourism industry to inform communication plan;
 Social media content development and management
 Liaise with appointed agencies to contribute or execute projects/deliverable


Qualification, Experience and Technical Skills:
 National Diploma / in BTech, or relevant University Degree in Public Relations, Communication Science or Business Communication or related
field with at least 6 months of relevant experience;
 Supporting evidence of previous campaigns worked on (High School/Tertiary phase)
 Intermediate Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) skills;
 Excellent Microsoft Office Skills;
 Intermediate survey monkey Skills;
 Strong grasp of social media management and campaign development;
 Experience with WordPress or web maintenance preferred;
 Understanding of Google analytics;
 Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
 Strong writing and organizational skills and attention to detail;
 Exceptional customer service and problem solving skills;
 High level of computer literacy and ability to learn new technology quickly;
 Demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to meet program needs;
 Energy, enthusiasm, and a good sense of humour;
 Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required;
 Communication – ability to write and speak professionally and/or be able to translate ideas and convey information;
 Interpersonal – The ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders/colleagues/suppliers/Service providers/customers;
 Collaboration-collaborate with other interns and company employees. Be able to work in a team;
 Time Management-be able to prioritize responsibilities and recognize when it’s appropriate to multitask or focus on one particular project at a
 Adaptability- a willingness to become familiar with the different parts of the organization;
 Critical Thinking – a willingness to ask questions in order to understand an issue from all possible angles, and to pose creative solutions to
 Research and Analysis- ability to process information and fulfil any assigned role;
 Initiative – ability to contribute or positively affect change and willing to assist others;
 Technical Proficiency-know your way around a computer, and ability to navigate basic productivity software.


RIM is an EE, AA, employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment if suitable candidate(s) are not found. Forward a detailed CV, accompanied by Certified Copies your ID and Qualification Certificates as well as Contactable Referees, to or by no later than 30 January 2020. Note: If you do not hear from us within 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Please note your attachment should not exceed 10MB:


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