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.


  • Degree in Communication and/or Marketing or any other relevant degree (NQF 7)
  • Min 3 years of 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 the 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 a 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

Successful candidates will have to be available to start on 1 April 2020.

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

How to Apply:

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.

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