Overview

The Eswatini Communications Commission (ESCCOM), seeks to recruit an experienced and well-rounded individual to fill the Communications Officer position in the Strategy & Economic Regulation Directorate.

JOB PURPOSE:

To write and distribute content to promote the Commission’s brand activities and mandate.

PRIMARY TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To operationalize the Commission’s Stakeholder Engagement Strategy;
  • To manage the flow of information across all stakeholders through digital, print and electronic media;
  • To implement public relations strategies and plan for internal communications programs and activities;
  • To coordinate the Commission’s corporate events, activities and campaigns and provide protocol services;
  • Manage information & maintain monthly log of media coverage and provide media analysis of the Commission’s coverage in line with its mission & vision;
  • To disseminate communication such as press release, speeches, publications that convey the desired corporate image in line with the Commission’s mission;

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism and Communication
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Four (4) years relevant work experience in a communications role

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Communications skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Initiative & Innovation
  • Project Management
  • Self-Management
  • Self-driven
  • Business Alignment

APPLICATIONS: Applications accompanied by detailed resumes and certified copies of academic qualifications should be emailed to recruitment@esccom.org.sz by 29 November, 2019 before 16:30.

Applications should be addressed to;

The Human Resources Manager

Eswatini Communications Commission

4th Floor, North Wing, Sibekelo Building

Mhlambanyatsi Road

Mbabane

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Should you not be contacted two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

About Eswatini Communications Commission

The Eswatini Communications Commission (ESCCOM) is the regulatory body responsible for regulating the communications sector in Eswatini, constituting of telecommunication services and networks, broadcasting services, postal services and the use and allocation of radio spectrum. It derives its mandate from the Swaziland Communications Commission Act no. 10 of 2013. The Commission became operational on the 31st July 2013, effectively taking over all the regulatory powers of the sector from the Eswatini Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (EPTC) and Eswatini Television Authority (Eswatini TV).