October 24, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: PUBLICATIONS AND DISTRIBUTION

REF NO: HO 2022/10/34

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Recognised degree or national diploma in Communication, Journalism or
equivalent qualification. 3-5 years’ experience at a supervisory level in the
communication sector. Valid driver’s license. Computer literate. Competencies
And Attributes: Willingness to travel and work overtime. Proven ability to
understand an institution’s internal and distribution communication needs.
Proven ability to conceptualise, execute and measure the effectiveness of
internal communication channels and messages. Proven experience in writing
and editing articles. Proven excellent command of written and spoken english.
Ability to work under pressure and according to tight deadlines. Honesty and
integrity. Attention to detail. Plan and organize. Punctuality and confidentiality.
Service delivery and client orientation. Excellent communication skills (written
and verbal). Ability to coordinate and organize work related tasks. High level of
reliability. Ability to act with tact and discretion.


DUTIES : Produce well researched articles and texts for the department’s internal
stakeholders to be used in different formats, e.g. newsletters, brochures,
pamphlets, leaflets, notice boards, and social media platforms. Take photos
and establish a professional electronic database of photos. Develop and
implement distribution plans for DCS publications. Edit articles from regional
and management area communicators for publishing purposes. Manage
distribution of DCS publication and keep records. Process internal
communication requests and ensure they are attended to in line with
procedures for Internal Communication e-mail messages. Management of
human resources, finance and assets.


ENQUIRIES : Mr Mokotjo TN Tel No: 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo Tel No: 012 307 2079/ Ms
TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: 012 307 2174

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: National Head Office: Department of
Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136,
Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building,
Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr
Church and Schubart Street)

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