GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME: REPORTER

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM
GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention
to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts. The
candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive
preference.
APPLICATIONS : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag
X 745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr
Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr S Matshageng
CLOSING DATE : 27 September 2019
NOTE : Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply. 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
originally 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. No faxed, copied
or e-mailed application will be considered. Where a driver’s license is essential,
such a license should be attached. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted 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. “The successful candidate must disclose to the DG
particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement
and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of
assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance”. All
appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications,
previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.
Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will
recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency
assessment. The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill/not to fill the
vacant post. Although these are freelance positions, the successful candidates
must be available on request and willing to work irregular hours, on weekends
and on public holidays, when required. The successful candidates will enter
into a contract with the GCIS that will be reviewed based on performance, and
must be in possession of their own transport and appropriate computer
equipment and software.

GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
Government Communication and Information System would like to invite qualifying graduates to apply to
participate in an Internship programme in the 2019/2020 financial year. The Graduate Internship
Programmes meant to provide work exposure to nine (9) graduates for a period of twenty (24) months.
Applicants must be unemployed and never participated in an Internship Programme previously.
Placement in the organisation after the Internship Programme is not guaranteed. Preference will be given
to the following designated groups: People with Disabilities, Coloureds, Indians and Whites.

POST 33/70 : REPORTER REF NO: 3/1/5-19/56
Directorate: News Service
(24 months-contract)
STIPEND : R6747.75 per month
CENTRE : Pretoria
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REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) year Degree (NQF 7) in
Journalism or Communication Studies or equivalent related qualification as
recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have an understanding of the
following: Government policies and programmes; current affairs; writing of
news articles; interviewing skills; social media knowledge. Skills required are
Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), writing of news
articles, interviewing, social media, the ability to process complex information,
ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under
pressure to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will be required to
research and write government news and feature articles for the Government’s
news agency www.SAnews.gov.za; attend government news briefings and
events where applicable; post on social media platforms in the form of live
tweets, videos and photographs.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Nomonde Radu Tel No: (012)-473 0213

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