VACANCY: Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Vacancy: Marketing & Communications Coordinator

HACT seeks to employ a part-time Marketing & Communications Coordinator who will play a key role in ensuring the organization achieves its plans for growth and sustainability in alignment with its mission, vision and values.

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will report directly to the organisation’s CEO and will be responsible for developing and implementing HACT’s marketing and communications strategies and plans, the day-to-day management of HACT’s rapidly growing social media presence, PR as well as planning and overseeing the organisation’s busy calendar of campaigns and events.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow HACT’s social media presence through the sourcing and/or design of relevant content and the drafting and scheduling of daily posts as well as replying promptly to all messages and queries
  • Produce professional, high quality marketing and communication materials in the form of newsletters, adverts, flyers, online content and signage for HACT and its various projects and programmes
  • Update and maintain HACT’s website and work closely with HACT’s Fundraising & Operations Manager to plan and deliver regular digital and crowdfunding campaigns
  • Compile and distribute press releases and build long-term relationships with the media
  • Assist with the planning, promotion and delivery of HACT’s numerous fundraising and marketing campaigns and events including those related to HACT’s annual Comrades charity campaign
  • Represent the organisation confidently at external events and deliver engaging talks and tours for the organisation’s key donors, partners and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications:

To succeed in this exciting and highly rewarding role, you will need passion, energy and commitment. You must be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively within a small, close-knit team and be able to thrive in a busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. It is also critical that you are able to work and communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in marketing and/or communications
  • Bachelor’s degree or professional qualification in a related field, such as marketing, communications, journalism or public relations would be highly advantageous
  • Experience working with or in the non profit sector would be highly advantageous
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Proven results in implementing marketing and communications strategic plans
  • Proven results in managing and growing social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube etc.)
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while managing tight deadlines
  • Integrity and a strong commitment to HACT’s mission and values
  • Passionate and proactive
  • A valid driver’s license is essential and own vehicle would be advantageous
  • Able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings and weekends as required in order to oversee HACT’s campaigns & events

To Apply:

Submit a detailed, updated CV and cover letter to

Please only apply if you meet the skills and experience as detailed above.

The closing date for applications is Thursday, 24th February 2022.

Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust will only respond to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Contact Info

Telephone: +27 31 765 5866


Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust
26 Old Main Road
Hillcrest, Kwa Zulu Natal, 3610