Communication Officer

(Twelve Months Contract)

SALARY : R261 372 per annum

CENTRE : Pretoria


Appropriate National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Communication or
Journalism. 1 year relevant experience in a Communication field. Knowledge
of graphic design. Adobe creative suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator,
Premier Pro) in the production of communication products, Digital media,
Photography. Knowledge of the relevant legislation/ policies/ prescripts,
guidelines, standards, procedures and best practices. Knowledge of global,
regional and local political, economic and social affairs impacting on the South
Africa Police Services. Events management. Computer competency (MS
Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and emails). Communication skills (Written
and Verbal), facilitation skills and report writing skills. Planning and organising

Problem solving and decision making. Interpersonal relations, sound
organizing skills, and project management skills. Communication and
Information management, customer focus and responsiveness and ability to
work long hours. Confidentiality and high level reliability, confident and
independent. Integrity and honesty. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to
act with tact and discretion. Drivers’ license.


Facilitate and enhance communication services. Design and implement brand
awareness campaigns, Develop and implement communication campaigns
and products, Design and roll out above-the-line communication campaigns
and products in collaboration with relevant stakeholders (programmes,
izimbizos and facilities. Render graphic design, photographic and video
services. Design promotional displays, marketing brochures, packing products,

animations, layout method, logos for products and services. Plan, analyse and
design a visual answer to a communication problem, Review and check the
design to avoid errors before the final printing, take photos and videos for
department, edit photos and videos for publications, manage the departmental
digital library (pictures and videos). Facilitate departmental media events and

Oversea departmental social media accounts (Facebook, twitter,
you-tube, instagram), implement social media strategy in align with the
departmental cooperate identity manual, conduct research on current social
media standard trends and audience preferences. Edit, publish and share
engaging content, monitor the department social media platforms and respond
accordingly, stay up to date with the current technologies and trends in social
media, design tools and system. Enhance department identity and brand.
Develop branding initiatives, establish and maintain the image of the
department, implement new features to develop brand awareness, promote
departmental programmes in line with the CSPS calendar, write news diary of
events to support internal publications, issue internal communication

ENQUIRIES : Mr BK Shiphamele / Ms NM Sefiti / Tel No: (012-393-4359/2500)

APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be emailed to Applications
must be mailed timeously to Private Bag X922 Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered
or couriered to 258 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Pretorius Street, Fedsure Building 2nd
floor, Pretoria at the Reception Desk. NB: Please ensure that your application
reaches this office not later than 16h00 on week-days.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the new prescribed application form Z.83 of
the Public Service Act form only, (i.e. application for employment form),
obtainable from any Public Service Department or any Public Service and
Administration website or Recruitment Office within the Secretariat for Police

The Z.83 form should be accompanied by a recent updated
comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed,
i.e. positions held and dates), as well as copies of all qualifications, ID
document and license (these copies need not be certified), only shortlisted
candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day
of the interviews following communication from HR. Failure to submit the
requested documents/information will result in your application not being

Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate
being disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates
only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All
shortlisted candidates for posts will be subjected to a technical competency
exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics
of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and
technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend the most suitable
candidate. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a security clearance.

The Secretary for Police Service has the right not to fill the post. All posts are
based in Pretoria. Preference will be given to youth, people with disability and
women in accordance with our employment equity.

CLOSING DATE : 03 June 2022

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