INTERNAL COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST

ROAD ACCIDENT FUND (RAF)

The Road Accident Fund’s mission is to provide appropriate cover to all road users within the borders of South Africa; to rehabilitate and compensate persons injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents in a timely and caring manner; and to actively promote safe use of our roads

The Organisation requires the services of a qualified individual within its Head Office for the following position:

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

SPECIALIST: INTERNAL COMMUNICATION: T.A.S.K LEVEL 14

12112021SIC

LOCATION: Centurion

CLOSING DATE & TIME: 11/23/2021 11:55 PM

Purpose of the Job: Reporting to the Manager: Internal Communication, the successful incumbent is responsible for contributing to the overall implementation of the Internal Communication Strategy.

Key Performance Areas;

Facilitate, Coordinate and Implement Communication Strategy
Introduce fresh and strategic thought leadership to improve the organisation’s communicative efforts.
Explore innovative, cost-efficient ways of engaging with internal stakeholders to enlarge the scope and influence of communications in the organisation’s strategy.
Provide writing and editing support for all communication materials.

Design, Implement and Manage All Staff Announcements
Provide post-analysis of internal campaigns.
Design and implementation of the internal networking platforms to boost staff morale and improve internal reputation management.
Render comprehensive assistance to other business units within the RAF.
Create and upload news content for the intranet, website, and other electronic platforms.


Produce and Design Content/ Articles for Various RAF Announcements and Publications
Produce content for various RAF publications to promote the RAF brand, as well as its services and events.
Conduct interviews and research for various RAF articles and publications.
Layout and design of articles and publications for uploading and distribution on various communication platforms.

Community Mobilisation
Coordinate the design and production of mobilisation materials, including pamphlets, posters, banners, and other promotional announcements.
Engage stakeholders about RAF events and distribute said communication materials timeously.

Photography
Take photos of events and activities for internal and external usage.
Ensure proper storage of photographs (image bank).
Share photographs with internal and external stakeholders.

Feedback and Reporting
Feedback and reporting to Manager: Internal Communication, and Senior Manager: Internal Communication, on monthly deliverables.

Qualifications and Experience;

Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma @ NQF Level 7 in Communications.
Relevant 5 -7 years’ experience in a Communication environment of which 2 years must have been on a supervisory level.

Technical and behavioural competencies required
Strategic capability and leadership.
Results orientation.
Business and financial acumen.
Brand and stakeholder orientation.
Organisational resilience.
Communication.
Team resilience.
Network and alliance.
Talent management.
Change management.
Proven ability to write articles, stories, features, etc.
Proven ability to design and/ or create artwork to support the delivery of engaging, message-appropriate communication in line with the RAF’s corporate identity.
Proven ability to prepare and supervise the publication of print materials.
Proven ability to do photography.
Proven ability to work with multimedia programmes.
Proven ability to oversee editing and proofreading of articles.
Proven ability to organise staff events.
Proven ability to devise and coordinate photo opportunities.
Proven ability to foster stakeholder relations.
Professional communication (written and verbal).
Ability to grasp complex issues quickly and explain this in simple, concise language.
Ability to work across functions and departments.
Ability to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information.
Ability to develop initiatives in an innovative manner for effective resolution.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and pressurised environment.
Advanced computer literacy.


Remuneration;
Total cost to company applicable to this position is minimum R668 907.00 per annum, negotiable.

NB: “RAF offers Total Employment Cost packages with no additional contributions from the Employer, successful candidates are required to structure their packages in a manner that will suit their needs”.

Closing date: 23 November 2021

Applications can be forwarded to the Recruitment Officer at Eco Glades; email address is Patiencem.Recruitment@raf.co.za

INSTRUCTIONS TO PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS
Indicate the name and the reference number of the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Do not submit copies of qualifications and ID as these will be requested from shortlisted candidates on the interview date.
Submit a short CV with a maximum of 5 pages.
Please indicate your current salary and salary expectations if considered for the position.

NB:
The Road Accident Fund subscribes to the principles of employment equity and preference will be given to People with Disabilities.
Applicants who have not received any correspondence from us within six weeks from the closing date can consider themselves unsuccessful.
Security Vetting shall be conducted on all prospective employees.
It is the applicants’ responsibility to have foreign qualification evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such.

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