The Communications Specialist – PR and Marketing – Medical Scheme – Pretoria
The Communications Specialist – PR and Marketing will report directly to the Senior Manager: Marketing and Communication and forms part of the Member Service and Experience Division.
Key Performance Areas (KPAs):
ü Develop and implement an integrated administration function to advance the priorities the incumbent is responsible for;
ü Strategically plan, organise, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of an interactive brand, marketing and external communication strategy and the organisational integration thereof.
ü Plan, organise, direct, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of strategically planned integrated publicity campaigns, PR activities and communication.
ü Coordinate and ensure advertising programmes and marketing activities are completed on time and on budget.
ü Plan, organise, direct, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of the marketing and member servicing strategy to support the Scheme’s strategic objectives.
ü Plan, organise, direct, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of the strategic marketing events to support the Scheme’s objectives and define the company brand through event opportunities.
ü Strategically support the main Stakeholder Management function and maintain relations by representing and advancing the Scheme with various relevant stakeholders, partner organisations, government and its constituencies
Qualification requirements are:
ü Degree in Communication, PR, Digital Media, Marketing or equivalent NQF 7 qualification.
ü 5-8 Years’ work experience in marketing, branding and public relations.
ü Have an understanding of the Medical Scheme industry.
ü Experience in events management and digital marketing advantageous.
ü Experience in project management and commercial awareness.
ü Be confident at influencing at all levels of the organisation and be more than approachable with internal personal skills
ü Be adaptable, proactive, deadline driven, results orientated, highly organised and detail orientated.
ü Demonstrate expert proficiency with MS Windows/ MS Office Applications.
ü Enjoy working in a fast paced professional environment.
ü Be a self-starter, able to work with general direction and exercise independent judgement.
ü Be aware of and mitigate enterprise risk factors and ensure compliance to applicable legislation, and the organisation’s Policies and Procedure.
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