Vacancy: French Institute (Ifas) communication officer

Job Offer: Communication Officer

The French Institute of South Africa is seeking a candidate for a position as Communication Officer. The position is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Summary of duties:

  • Design and implement marketing, social media and public relations campaigns on projects and for institutional communication;
  • Edit the yearly IFAS publication, Culture Set, in partnership with publisher David Krut Publisher.
  • Relations with partners, graphic designers, photographers, suppliers and social media agency

Required skills:

  • Good knowledge of French language (ability to work in French);
  • Good writing skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Must be fully computer literate (MS Office Suite);
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of the South African media and arts&culture
  • Knowledge in graphic design software would be an advantage

Qualifications and experience required:

  • A degree in Marketing, Communication or Media studies
  • Should ideally have prior experience in the marketing of cultural projects

Open to:

Citizens or permanent residents in South Africa or applicants who are legally in a position to work in South Africa.


  • Fixed-term renewable one-year contract with a 3-months trial period; possibility of permanent contract after 2 years;
  • 40 hours a week;
  • Gross salary: R 22 890 per month
  • Benefits: 13th cheque + medical aid + retirement fund + transport allowance

To apply, please send CV with covering letter, to Xavier Person:

Closing date October 31 2015.

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews.

publie le 07/01/2016

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