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Jobs: Government Communication & Information System

Deputy Director: Marketing and Distribution

Directorate: Marketing and Distribution
Package: All-inclusive remuneration package R 569 538 per annum.
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements:  An appropriate 3- year degree or equivalent qualifications and with alteast three years extensive experience and knowledge in the fields of marketing, distribution, advertising and advertising sales, public relations, events management and project management. Well-developed communication including both verbal and writing skills and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of the marketing communications and distribution industry is essential, with specific reference to the public sector operations. Intricate knowledge of developing marketing, advertising and distribution strategies. Strong negotiation and liaison skills with relevant stakeholders and management of products distribution. Excellent report writing skills. Ability to work under pressure and independently. Must be willing to work after hours as and when required. Valid driver’s licence.

Duties: Plan, develop and implement an integrated Marketing Communication plans for GCIS’ services and its products. Conceptualization and drafting of marketing strategies, briefs, memoranda, reports, specifications, motivations and all relevant documentation requiring special expertise in the fields of marketing communications. Liaison with clients, agencies, government departments and service providers. Establish distribution networks and develop distribution strategies. Build the distribution capacity by ensuring that appropriate database for distribution networks for GCIS products are in place and the monitoring of the quality thereof. Assist in managing the marketing and promotions of GCIS products and platforms to relevant stakeholders and target audiences when required. Sourcing and securing of sponsorships for selected flagship projects. Management of marketing and distribution systems, projects and personnel. Plan, coordinate and manage GCIS activations, exhibitions or outreach programmes or any other ad hoc event when required. Conduct impact analysis to evaluate marketing and promotional plans. Manage the day to day marketing activities by carrying out a variety of essential support functions. Management of all activities relating to the distribution of GCIS produced products or ad hoc requests from internal or external clients.

Enquiries:  Ms N Prinsloo, Tel: 012 473 0203

Note: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. The certification must be within three (3) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not

been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). “The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests”. (Criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

GCIS is an equal opportunity employer. Disabled applicants are welcome to apply.

APPLICATIONS:
The Director-General, Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X745, Pretoria,0001 or Hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House,1035 Cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION:   Mr S Matshageng

CLOSING DATE:     12 October 2015