Provincial Senior Media Officer, Gauteng

Reference: GP-PSMO-001
Closing Date: 14-06-2021

The DA is looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated and goal driven individual, who will be based at our Gauteng Provincial Office in Johannesburg. The successful candidate will report to the Provincial Director, with an indirect reporting line to the Provincial Chairperson. 

The successful candidates will be responsible for

  • Ensuring the Party receives extensive coverage in media as well as to develop direct
    communications content to communicate the DA’s message to voters

Prospective applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous
  • Experience in copy writing essential
  • Demonstrated experience managing media for brands
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Proficiency in more than one language advantageous
  • Computer literacy, particularly MS Office Suite
  •  An ability to work effectively and energetically around a demanding work schedule
  • Ability to work fast, accurately and creatively under tight timelines
  • Systematic, comprehensive and displaying excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Commitment to the principles, policies and programme of action of the Democratic Alliance
  • Self-motivated and dynamic
  • Prepared to work long and irregular hours
  • Produce accurate, high quality work in line with the standards required
  • Outcomes-orientated, not simply task-orientated
  • Applicants MUST be in possession of a valid driver’s licence and a vehicle for occasional use

Should you meet the above requirements and be interested, kindly forward the following to
Florence Zotho, Democratic Alliance, Gauteng Provincial Head Office, Nkululeko House, 21
Ernest Oppenheimer Avenue, Bruma, Johannesburg, 2026. Tel No: (010) 593-3020, or e-mail:

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of your ID
  • 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
  • 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