Seriti Coal Is Hiring: Communications Specialist – Mpumalanga

Job Description

When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID, Drivers and qualifications.



The role:

The role will be responsible to implement the company’s communication strategy with emphasis on developing plans and tactics for implementation by all the operations to ensure a flow of information between all employees and stakeholders.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Implement the company’s communication strategy, develop internal communication processes, systems and audit tools to ensure alignment in all operations
Executes the Communication Plan at the operations
Prepares operational specific communications and briefings and reviews proposed communications prior to internal release at the operations
Protects and enhances Seriti’s reputation by developing and stewarding operational communication aligned to the Communication Strategy and the Company’s business plan
Ensures all communication materials and events adhere to branding guidelines
Provides communication support for emergency response in crisis management at the operations
Co-ordinates operational wide events and supports the Communication & Events Team in Corporate or Company wide events
Co-ordinates all operational driven events with community and external stakeholder
Coordinate brand management activities
Coordinate PR and advertising campaigns
Develop social media content for Seriti Coal – Kriel Colliery
Monitor media coverage on Seriti Coal – Kriel and keep all stakeholders informed of developments
Co-ordinate and facilitate logistical arrangements for all internal and external events to ensure that they are hosted in a professional manner
Coordinate the writing and development of content for all printed and electronic media for Seriti Coal – Kriel Colliery
Financial Budgeting & Management

You will need:

National Diploma/Degree in Communications or Journalism
Minimum 4 years’ experience of which 1 year at least in a Supervisory position
Extensive experience in a communication or public relations environment
Proven track record in the area of employee engagement and communication
Experience in brand management
Good writing and general communication skills (non-negotiable)
Organising/Coordination of events (non-negotiable)
Knowledge of Relevant Legislation governing the Mining Industry including: Mine Health and Safety Act; Minerals and Petroleum Resource Development Act; Basic Conditions of Employment Act Labour Relations Act; Environmental Conservation Act
Experience in internal communications (employee engagement and communication) (non-negotiable)
Knowledge of relevant evolving trends and best practices in the communication discipline
Good working knowledge of current theories and practices in communication research, planning and strategy
Aware of existing media networks in South Africa
Exposure to external communications (PR, Media, Advertising) (non-negotiable)
Computer Literacy: MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Valid driver’s license
In possession or able to obtain a certificate of fitness

Ref No: VUS_KRL021/23GS

Closing date: 13 April 2023

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