Closing on 31 Aug

Associate, Communications & Media Relations (Contract)

Marketing and Communications Full-time - Contract


The candidate will be responsible for the smooth operation and implementation of communications strategies, public relations activities and media engagement and monitoring. This includes managing and designing content for communications through media engagement and media spokespersons, ensuring consistency in messages across NVPC’s digital assets/media,, corporate platforms, rolling out publicity for NVPC’s key initiatives, organising press conferences/media events, and providing communications support to the different teams in NVPC, directly promoting the giving agenda and supporting the promotion of the giving agenda.


  • Responsible for co-creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive communications and PR programme and plan that will enhance the organisation’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications and all of NVPC’s PR activities and materials including publications, media relations, stakeholder engagement and so forth.
  • Responsible for the smooth day-to-day corporate communications functions such as news monitoring, events reporting (seasonal), compiling content and/or resources, facilitate media queries and requests. Ensure website and other digital content channels are updated and current.
  • Responsible for the success in organising media conferences and/or facilitating interviews and queries including, developing the suite of collaterals and literature that go into hosting a media conference and/or preparing the spokespersons for interviews or responding to the media requests and queries.
  • Working with key stakeholders in NVPC to support their communications needs for projects or campaigns so that the messaging and branding aligns.
  • Ability to identify, create and aggregate content within and in the landscape so that NVPC can offer its view, be heard, be seen and be role modelled for – in our efforts to bring about partnerships and collaborations to achieve our vision of a Giving Nation. Is plugged in to societal issues and concerns.
  • Understand the importance of (types of) messaging to its right audience. Because of his/her sector and/or communications experiences, be it through volunteering, previous employment or other type for the different mediums. Comfortable working with diversified stakeholders and its groups, such as presenting plans, mapping out the strategy and/or guiding the process of a communications approach.


  • Degree in PR, Marketing, Communications or Journalism
  • At least 5 years of experience in PR and communications related work and has relevant experience working with different types of stakeholders in the public service, corporate sector and/or non-profit space.
  • Adept at writing and presenting for different genres (preferably effectively bi-lingual), especially in corporate communications
  • Ability to present and communicate and articulate confidently ideas, plans and organise meetings, discussions and conferences.
  • Proficient knowledge of working on publications – offline and online.

This is a contract position available immediately to 31 January 2019.

Interested applicants are invited to send your updated resume via Jobstreet or [email protected] We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.