Media Coordinator

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Program Description

The Media Coordinator supports the Marketing Manager in implementing all Media activities for WhizzKids United.
This includes but is not limited to:
- The website
• Creating website content (Text, Image, Video etc) for the WhizzKids United website
• Regularly reviewing website content
• Updating team profiles on the website
• Working with team members in compiling stories for the website
o Blogs: min 1 per week
o News: when relevant stories arise
• Review success of website activities through Google Analytics
• Dealing with all website queries
- Social media
• Daily updates on WKU’s Facebook page
• Quick and reliable interaction with WKU supporters across all social media platforms (Likes, Comments, Shares, Retweets, Direct Messages etc)
• Regular usage of Twitter
• Growing WKU’s Youtube page
• Develop content as necessary
• Review success of Social Media activities through provided analysis tools
- Monthly newsletter
• Compile list of stories for monthly newsletter in coordination with Marketing Manager/Country Director
• Writing stories for newsletter in cooperation with team members
• Dealing with all responses to newsletter
• Reviewing success of newsletter through analysis tools
o Suggest improvements where relevant and appropriate
- Other online platforms
• Regularly review and update WKU’s profile on all online platforms
• Keep updated overview WKU’s profiles on other online platforms
• Deal with all queries regarding other online platforms
• Share WKU’s media content on selected online platforms
- Traditional media
• Deal with media queries in coordination with Marketing Manager/Country Director
• Write press releases when newsworthy stories arise


You will get many opportunities to make your stay and work with us a great one. On the one hand you can be sure to feel supported, but on the other hand we will also make sure that you can be as creative as you like and let your ideas bubble.


As you need to write a lot in this position, it is mandatory to use the English language in an assured manner.

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What`s Included

If you come to WhizzKids, you will certainly get a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You will be involved with an outstanding organisation, which provides health services, education and empowerment to the youth of the township Edendale.

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WhizzKids United
  • South Africa: Pietermaritzburg
Throughout the year
3-6 months, 6-12 months
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