Lawyers for Human Rights: Media and Communications Manager

Lawyers for Human Rights
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Media and Communications Manager - Pretoria Office

 
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) is a dynamic human rights organisation with a long track-record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa.
 
LHR in Pretoria is looking for a Media and Communications Manager who will spearhead an innovative strategy that brings LHR and its clients’ voices and stories to new audiences. As media and communications manager you will create media communications plans, respond to media inquiries, proactively reach out to journalists, develop messaging, and write/edit communications and publications for multiple communications platforms.

This position cultivates and maintains relationships with the media and conducts media training.
 
The candidate must be a media-savvy, team-oriented professional with solid writing, relationship building skills. Relevant qualifications in journalism, communications or advocacy work and a driver’s license are essential requirements
 
Negotiable salary according to qualifications and experience within NGO sector benchmarks. For more information about LHR, go to www.lhr.org.za.
 
To apply, please forward a CV and cover letter to Elias Mabena at elias@lhr.org.za.
The letter should detail your interest in the position and organization and the qualities that you would bring to the post.

Closing date: 15 February 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Location: 
Pretoria

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