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 Communications & Marketing Coordinator to be part of a dynamic and visionary team.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14 February 2020 and successful candidates will have to be available to start 1 April 2020.


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 advantageous).
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

Job description

• Manage company’s 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
• Assist with Creation, Conception and presentation of all internal and external communication documents.
• Act as spokesperson for the Trust when needed.
• 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

Interested individuals who meet the requirements are invited to send a concise CV to the email
Reference, ITC and Criminal checks will be conducted. Should you not hear from The Arts & Culture Trust within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.