The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), South Africa’s premier independent arts and culture funding and development agency based in Johannesburg, seeks to fill the position of 1. Communications & Marketing coordinator and 2. Administrator to be part of a dynamic and visionary team.
1. Communications & Marketing Coordinator
- Degree in Communication and/or Marketing or any other relevant degree (NQF 7)
- Min 3 years marketing / digital experience
- Tech savvy and very computer literate
- Excellent creative writing skills
- Can generate digital content (Illustrator / Indesign, Photoshop skills)
- Confidence to update the website using an admin console (WordPress experience
- SEO & Adwords experience advantageous
- Experience with marketing reporting including ROI
- Experience controlling corporate identity
- Experience in a wide variety of facets of communication, including media liaison, corporate identity management, commercialisation, events management and liaison with external interest groups
- Experience in web-page development and maintenance, design of marketing material, newsletters, and the creation and management of corporate branding
- Experience in the creation and management of an online presence (including social networking).
- Advanced computer literacy, with specific reference to MS Windows, Office and Project, and the ability to learn other applications used in language technology
- Sound administrative and organisational skills, and the ability to function effectively under pressure and to meet pre-set deadlines
- Knowledge and understanding of public communications, public relations, and marketing guidelines
- The ability to work as part of a team and adapt to the work method of the team, as well as to work independently
- The ability to prioritise, manage and complete several tasks simultaneously
- Good communication skills, presentation abilities as well as creative problem-solving abilities
- Manage companies social media channels and media communications (write content for social media pages)
- Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
- Manage, maintain, administer and update Trust’s websites
- Assist in developing all brand aligned digital artwork for social media and websites from concept to final product
- Assist with creation, conception and presentation of social media strategy and integrated marketing campaigns
- Manage the Trust’s E-mail database
- Optimise content following search engine optimisation (SEO)
- Liaise with media and write press releases
- Writes and distributes e- newsletters
- Identify marketing materials that need to be updated, acquired, developed (brochures, banners, flyers)
- Liaise with marketing material suppliers and designers and ensure contracted work is supplied as contracted
- Compile presentations for marketing plans and analysis
- Collect statistical data for marketing projects; e.g. pre and post campaign analysis
- Qualification in office administration or any other relevant qualification (NQF 6 +)
- 1 – 2yrs experience as an office administrator.
- Knowledge of the Arts and Culture sector will be advantageous
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook).
- Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
- Work under pressure.
- Ability to handle a number of concurrent projects and tasks.
- Good organisational and administrative skills.
- Take responsibility for ACT’s switchboard (screen calls and respond to enquiries)
- Manage all office requirements
- Organise and maintain the office diary
- Handle all office communications
- Act as Administrative Assistant to CEO when needed
- Monitor, prepare and manage all financial administration of ACT
- Support PR & Publicity, communications and marketing of ACT programmes
- Support logistical arrangement of programme events and functions as directed by the CEO
- Support programmatic fundraising efforts as directed by the CEO
- Arrange All ACT meetings
- Arrange travel and accommodation for ACT as required
- Prepare documents for meetings and circulate in advance of meetings
- Take minutes at meetings and prepare minutes for ACT’s records
- Liaise with Service Providers as necessary.