The Embassy of France is hiring!

The Embassy of France seeks to recruit a Press and Communication attaché.

Under the supervision of the press and communication officer, the press and communication attaché is responsible for the Embassy’s internal and external communication. He/She will carry out the following tasks:

1. Monitoring and documenting news developments;
2. Writing daily press reviews;
3. Developing networks with the South African media;
4. Hosting media events, writing and/or edit press releases;
5. Advising on communication strategies;
6. Editing and updating the Embassy website;

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements :

  • A degree in journalism, international politics or related field.
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role, with an in-depth understanding and awareness of South African and international current affairs.
  • A sound knowledge of the South African media and an existing network of media contacts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to draft clearly and succinctly in English.
  • Good command in French would be an advantage.
  • Adaptability and creativity.
  • Website management skills.

- Gross salary: R21 010.00 per month + 13th cheque + medical aid + pension fund and a travel allowance.
- Applications close on 23rd May 2014.
- Position located in Pretoria.

NB: Non South African candidates must have a current work permit and the right to reside and work in South Africa.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV and a cover letter to

publie le 25/02/2015

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