PURPOSE OF THE GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAMME

The overarching objective of the graduate program is to transition graduates from a higher learning institution to a work environment. We aim to help graduates become well- rounded young professionals with great prospects and a positive future.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES, MEASURES & INTERFACES

Key Measures

  1. Assist PR and Communications Specialist with internal and external newsletters, print publications, social media, event management and other duties required in this area.
  2. Assist the Marketing & Branding Officer with research on relevant industry trade events, marketing & branding initiatives, digital & programmatic marketing, as well as other duties in this area.
  3. Assist with research and writing articles to be updated on the website and intranet
  4. Assist in coordination of relevant ECIC events
  5. Assist with basic graphic design elements.
  6. Assist in coordinating and managing branding material at ECIC events or where branding opportunity exists.
  7. Assist with CSR and other administrative duties in the Marketing, Communications & CSR department.

Key Interfaces

Heads of business units and relevant professionals throughout the Corporation.

CSR beneficiaries and outsourcing

WHAT WE CAN EXPECT FROM YOU

  • A three-year qualification in Public Relations, Marketing and Communications, Digital Marketing or Graphic Design. Excellent understanding of the Marketing and Communications practice. Experience in Graphic Design would be an added advantage. Candidate expected to have background and understanding of graphic design programmes.
  • Must be a South African Citizen at the time of application.
  • Under the age of 30

ECIC welcomes applications from persons with disabilities (Must provide a medical certificate confirming nature of the disability).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The incumbent should have demonstrated the following competencies:

Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal

  • Understanding of the trade and business media
  • Creativity and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Good research and internet skills
  • Good article writing skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Basic skills IT skills (including Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel)
  • Understanding of brand promotion and advertising
  • Graphic design skills

The incumbent is required to have the following Behavioural competencies:

  • Problem Solving: Demonstrates basic problem-solving skills and appropriately applies proven solutions.
  • Delivery: Translates business objectives into practical, prioritised, and organised action plans; ensures plans are safely and successfully implemented.
  • Team Participation: Consistently offers relevant input to team discussions as issues are being clarified and solutions are being developed.
  • Flexibility: Available to work more than ordinary business hours.

APPLICATIONS

Closing Date: Friday, 17 June 2022

NOTE: It is ECIC’s intention to promote equity through the filling of posts, according to the set Employment Equity targets.

Data protection

Personal information collected and processed for purposes of recruitment will be protected from unauthorised access and improper use or disclosure.

Declaration and Informed Consent

By submitting your application for the advertised role, you give ECIC permission to process your personal information and you acknowledge that you understand the purpose for which it is required and for which it will be used. Furthermore, you declare that all personal information supplied to the ECIC for the purposes of recruitment is accurate, up to date, not misleading and that it is complete in all respects.