DEPUTY DIRECTOR: MEDIA LIAISON AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: EASTERN CAPE
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be forwarded to the following District: Provincial Office: Hand
Delivery: HR Beacon Hill Office Park, corner of Hargreaves Road and Hockey
Close, King William’s Town, for the attention of Ms Z. Moyeni or Post to The Head
of Department: Social Development, Private Bag X0039, Bhisho, 5605 Enquiries
can be directed to Ms Z. Moyeni at 043 605-5049 / Ms A. Njaba 043 605-5101/ Mr
M. Madonci 0436055110.
Alfred Nzo: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private
Bag X 401, Mnt Ayliff, 4735 or hand deliver at Room 7 Mt Ayliff Counseling Centre,
Garane Street for the attention of Ms L. Gawula. Enquiries may be directed to Ms
L. Gawula at 039 – 2540900.
Amathole: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social Development, Private
Bag X 9066, East London, 5200, or hand delivered at Absa Building, No. 85 Oxford
Street, East London for the attention of Ms Z. Habe. Enquiries may be directed to
Ms Z. Habe at 0437116626.
Buffalo City Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X9066, East London 5200, or hand deliver at Ideal Homes Building,
No 170 Oxford Street, East London, for the attention of Ms P. Kula Enquiries may
be directed to Mr M. Yonana at 043 705-5650 / Ms P. Kula 043 705-5638.
Chris Hani: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private
Bag X7191, Queenstown 5320 or hand deliver at Pandarosa Building, 54 Ebden
Street, Queenstown, for the attention of Ms N Mzinjana. Enquiries may be directed
to Ms Mzinjana at (045) 808-3709.
Joe Ggqabi: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development and
Special Programmes, Private Bag X 1002, Aliwal North or hand delivered at Aliwal
North Spar Hotel, Dan-Pienaar Street, Aliwal North Enquiries may be directed to
Ms N. Duba at 051 633-1616 OR Mr S Luzipho at 051 633-1609.
Nelson Mandela Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social
Development, Private bag X 3906 North End 5056 or hand delivered at Room 208,
IbhayiBulding, Straundale Road Enquiries may be directed to Ms L. Thompson 041
406-5750.
Sarah Baartman: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X 1008, Grahamstown, 6139, or hand delivered at Room 11, 2nd floor,
Corner African and Hill Street, Old SABC Building, Grahamstown. Enquiries may
be directed to Ms P. Kewuti at 046 636-1484.
O.R. Tambo: The Head of the Department, Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X 6000, Umtata, 5099 or hand delivered to at Room No 1045, 10th
floor Botha Sigcau Building, for the attention of Ms Z. Dlanjwa. Enquiries may be
directed to Ms Z. Dlanjwa at 047 – 5310944.
CLOSING DATE : 18 May 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service
department or on the internet at
http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an
unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a
recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all
qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and
Driver’s license [where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit
Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her
application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). 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 check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check,
qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful
candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where
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applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful
candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. The
Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised
post(s). The Department of Social Development in the Eastern Cape is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer. Females, Whites and disabled persons
are encouraged to apply. Employment Equity targets of the Department will be
adhered to.

OTHER POST: DATA CAPTURERS

POST 18/90 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: MEDIA LIAISON AND PUBLIC RELATIONS (REF NO:
DSD 07/05/2018)
SALARY : R657 558 per annum (Level 11)
CENTRE : Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : Standard 10/ Grade 12 plus a B Degree/National Diploma in Journalism/ Public
Relations / Communication. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the relevant field
of which 3 years working experience at an Assistant Director level. A valid South
African driver’s license is a prerequisite. Competencies: Knowledge of the Public
Service Regulatory Framework, Communications tools and techniques.
Knowledge and understanding of South African media and best practices, publicity
management processes and practices, departmental Legislation and prescripts.
Willingness to travel is essential.
DUTIES : Develop proactive media plans that are aligned to the Departments integrated
communications strategy. Build and maintain strong relationships with the media
so that a consistent positive exposure of ECDSD is provided in the media.
Managing departmental external communications, media and public relations.
Advising the Department on media related matters Co-ordination of media liaison
and public relations functions which include regular media and stakeholder
engagement sessions. Management of content development. Content research
and writing of speeches. Writing and issuing of media releases/statements. Editing
of departmental publications. Media monitoring and analysis. Ensure the effective
utilisation of technology and technology infrastructure within the functional unit.
Manage Human Resources administration requirements within the unit.
ENQUIRIES : can be directed to Ms Z Moyeni / Ms A Njaba/ Mr M Madonci 043 605 5049/
5101/5110.

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