Communication and Marketing Officer (6 month contract)

Cape Town

Communication and Marketing Officer (6 months contract) – Cape Town

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Communication and Marketing Officer to join their team on a 6 month contract.  You will be required to have an excellent grasp on running marketing and communication campaigns specifically within the higher education sector. This will include the creation and dissemination of content to all internal and external stakeholders. In conjunction with the Communication and Marketing Manager, you will assist with developing plans and execute integrated content, liaise with programme partners, manage all of the social media platforms and takes responsibility for all supporting events and related activities.


Must have:

  • A Diploma in communication/marketing or relevant NQF 6 qualification.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Marketing / Communications / Community Engagement and Digital Marketing fields.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills coupled with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Copywriting and editing skills, basic design skills and an ability to manage projects.
  • A working knowledge of communication and marketing and social media as a marketing tool.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook at an intermediate level.
  • Proficiency with social media e.g., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube.
  • Proficiency with digital tools e.g., Dropbox, Google Suite, Survey Monkey, Everlytic,
  • Strong organising and prioritising skills, attention to detail, and ability to deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and interact with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a deadline driven environment.
  • Available immediately