Provincial Communications Manager, Gauteng

Reference: GAU- PCM-001
Closing Date: 11-10-2022

The DA wishes to appoint a dynamic, self-motivated and goal driven individual, in Gauteng. The successful candidate will report to the Provincial Director. 

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Working together with the DA provincial leadership and the various communication operations of the
    Party in the province, including the legislature, to ensure that provincial and municipal communication operations effectively deliver the key messages of the DA
  • Overall managing and coordinating the communications of the Party within the province and between the province and national, through all available media platforms

Prospective applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  •  Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous
  • 3 years’ experience in a management role
  • 5 years’ experience in the field of media/public relations or communications management
  •  Information system and technology skills required at expert level
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the South African political landscape
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  • Ability to build trust relationships within a community
  • Proven record of initiative, problem solving, and the ability to recognize and implement improvements to systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  •  Excellent organizational abilities
  • Excellent administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in more than one language
  • Commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the Democratic Alliance
  • An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Willingness to go the extra mile, which include working long and irregular hours, weekends, and public holidays where necessary
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and a vehicle for daily use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward the following to
Chandre Fernandez, Democratic Alliance, Federal Head Office, PO Box 1475, Cape Town, 8000. Tel No: (021) 465 1431, Fax No: 086 461 5105 or e-mail:

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of your ID
  • Copy of your driver’s license
  • CV
  • 1-page cover letter motivating why you would be a good fit for this role and why you wish to be employed by the DA

Kindly note the following:

  • Any application received without the required documentation will not be considered
  • Correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful
  • We reserve the right not to make any appointments
  • The Party will not require applicants to pay any amount or undergo any health-related tests to be shortlisted

Application Form