United Nations Volunteers: Public Relations Officer – Mining- South Africa

Closing Date: 01 March 2023

Education, Experience and Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Public relations or communication
+5 years relevant experience in corporate PR
Knowledge of relevant legislation
Knowledge of corporate governance
Understanding of organisation policies and procedures
Knowledge of media dynamics
Knowledge the global economy and markets
Communications and social media trends
Finance and people management
Attention to details
Computer literate
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent communication skills (Oral and written)
Excellent Organizational skills
Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Organized with time management skills
Creative thinking
Legal background
Must have keen eyes for details and strategy, as well as understanding SA political, policy and law-making processes.
A good understanding of South African inter-government relations
French and Or Mandarin speaking will be a great advantange


Conduct detailed stakeholder mapping, profiling and facilitate engagement
Perform detailed analysis on local political and economic issues and provide executive report

Develop client positions on relevant regulatory and public policy
Monitor and report on government, parliamentary and political party positions on key political and public policy issues
Take an active role in relationship building
Engage, mobilize, communicate and coordinate with 3rd party policy advocates
Build client and stake holders relations
Business presentation development
Engage in commercial negotiations in mining or supply chain
Writing weekly and monthly reports on topical issues

Develop content that will assist to communicate business initiatives internally and externally
Content generation – writing strategic stories of interest that positively position the business
Edit and manage communication content for the business
Responsible for tasks such as drafting and implementing communication policies
Drafting weekly newsletters
Organize PR events
Other administrative tasks as assigned

Desired Skills:


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