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Friday, January 12, 2018


Deadline: 26 January, 2018

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), South Africa’s premier independent arts and culture funding and development agency based in Johannesburg, seeks to fill the position of Communications & Marketing coordinator to be part of a  dynamic and visionary team.

Closing date for applications is January 26, 2018, and successful candidates will have to be available to start March 1, 2018.

Degree in Communication and/or Marketing or any other relevant degree (NQF 7)
Minimum 3 years marketing / digital experience
Tech savvy and very computer literate
Excellent creative writing skills
Can generate digital content (Illustrator / Indesign, Photoshop skills)
Confidence to update the website using an admin console (WordPress experience advantageous).
SEO & Adwords experience advantageous
Experience with marketing reporting including ROI
Experience controlling corporate identity

-Experience in a wide variety of facets of communication, including media liaison, corporate identity management, commercialisation, events management and liaison with external interest groups
-Experience in web-page development and maintenance, design of marketing material, newsletters, and the creation and management of corporate branding
-Experience in the creation and management of an online presence (including social networking).
-Advanced computer literacy, with specific reference to MS Windows, Office and Project, and the ability to learn other applications used in language technology
-Sound administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to function effectively under pressure and to meet pre-set deadlines
-Knowledge and understanding of public communications, public relations, and marketing guidelines
-The ability to work as part of a team and adapt to the work method of the team, as well as to work independently
-The ability to prioritise, manage and complete several tasks simultaneously
-Good communication skills, presentation abilities as well as creative problem-solving abilities

Job description
-Manage companies social media channels and media communications (write content for social media pages)
-Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
-Manage, maintain, administer and update Trust’s websites
-Assist in developing all brand aligned digital artwork for social media and websites from concept to final product
-Assist with creation, conception and presentation of social media strategy and integrated marketing campaigns
-Manage the Trust’s E-mail database
-Optimise content following search engine optimisation (SEO)
-Liaise with media and write press releases
-Writes and distributes e- newsletters
-Identify marketing materials that need to be updated, acquired, developed (brochures, banners, flyers)
-Liaise with marketing material suppliers and designers and ensure contracted work is supplied as contracted
-Compile presentations for marketing plans and analysis
-Collect statistical data for marketing projects; e.g. pre and post campaign analysis

Interested individuals who meet the requirements are invited to send a concise CV to the email

Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted. Should you not hear from The Arts & Culture Trust within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.