EU-SA Dialogue Facility 3.0 Technical Assistance

Key Expert 5: Communications and Digital Marketing Expert


Key Expert 5: Communications and Digital Marketing Expert

Project description

A current flagship in the EU’s portfolio in South Africa, the “Dialogue Facility” ( will be continued in the form of the Dialogue Facility 3.0. This much-hailed programme enables demand-driven knowledge exchange and dialogues towards strengthened policy development capacities. The Dialogue Facility successfully brings the aspirations of the EU-SA Strategic Partnership to a very concrete level as it brings together institutions and individuals. It will be adapted and updated from its current model. The specific objective of the contract will be to provide technical assistance in the form of a Programme Management Unit (PMU) to support the implementation of the EU-South Africa Dialogue Facility 3.0 that aims to encourage and respond to requests, mainly from South African Departments of the Government, for policy dialogues with the EU in various areas. Requests for policy dialogues are arranged through regular calls for proposals organised by the PMU.

Job description

The Communications and Digital Marketing Expert will work on strategic communication of policy dialogue projects, especially via social media. The expert will foster the visibility of activities by the EU Delegation.


Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent diploma) in communication, marketing, social sciences or another subject relevant to the assignment
  • Fluency in English (at least C1 level) is a must, fluency in Zulu, Xhosa or Afrikaans (C1 level) is considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, stakeholders, and team members effectively.
 General professional experience
  • At least 5 years of working experience in South Africa.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated expertise in strategic communication and online campaign management.
  • Familiarity with the workings of the European Union and its various programs and initiatives.
 Specific professional experience
  • Experience in digital marketing and content creation management
  • Experience in information and communication technologies including handling of media related technology and social media

Additional information

 South Africa


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Job type

long term

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