Bushbuckridge Local Municipality


March 16, 2014

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality which is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer seeks to appoint suitably qualified person/s for the position of:

Post : Communication Manager

Directorate : Municipal Manager

Remuneration : R 420 777.06

Centre : Head Office


An appropriate three (3) years tertiary qualification in public relation, marketing ,communication or journalism
Three (3) to five years experience
Knowledge of communication planning and programming
In-depth ability to develop creative and evocation media and municipal communication and the role of the manager
Communication to support departmental outputs
Ability to write proficiently and craft messages to different audiences in the core business of the organization
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders on a single project with varied outcomes
Ability to forge strong, supportive positive working relations in a matrix management environment
Strong communication skills ( verbal and written)
Computer literacy preferably packages such as Ms Excel, Ms Word, Power point, internet and Access.
Ability to work under pressure
Planning and organization skills
Interpersonal skills
Valid Driver’s License


Manage communication programmes in the municipality
Develop an aligned communication plan for the entire municipality in support of executive communication
Develop corporate communication plains for external and internal clients
Establish media relations with mainstream national media including community media
Develop tools for supporting district communication in the spirit of co-operative governance
Roll out the brand of the municipality in consultation with directorates and units
Develop ,maintain and support directorates and units through an event calendar
Manage staff in the unit
Write speech ,articles and editorials for the newsletter and website

Application forms can be accessed from our website or collected from Head Office (Bushbuckridge), including all our eleven (11) Regional Offices.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are invited to forward their comprehensive CVs, certified copies of Identity Document and qualifications to the following address;

The Administrator OR Hand delivery to office no 55(Registry)

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality R533 Graskop Road

Private Bag X 9308 Bushbuckridge



NB If you are not contacted within six weeks after the closing date, consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Closing date : 26 July 2013

Last modified: December 19, 2016

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