Head of Communication Africa - #305750

Bosch Group

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Midrand, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Company Description

Do you want beneficial technologies being shaped by your ideas? Whether in the areas of mobility solutions, consumer goods, industrial technology or energy and building technology - with us, you will have the chance to improve quality of life all across the globe. Welcome to Bosch!

Job Description

  • Build branding and communication structure in close collaboration
  • Utilise central communications material and support provided
  • Develop a basic communication concept that states priorities and possible measures and which works towards building brand awareness and reputation:
    • Media activities: build up media relations, reply to media inquiries, create press releases, monitor media coverage
    • Implementation of press talks/media interaction on a regular basis
    • Maintain/enhance Facebook channel – supported by team member
    • Maintain/build website – supported by team member
    • Align closely with central brand building team for AF
    • Basic marketing communication as applicable incl. corporate design guidance
  • Change communication
  • Coordination of agency activities, agency briefings, etc.
  • Organization, conceptual, textual or graphical implementation of internal and external communication activities
  • Conception and creation of communication material (brochures, advertisements, factsheets, presentations, etc.)
  • Maintenance of Intranet – supported by team member
  • Internal communication
  • Support Management and divisions in their communication



  • Advanced degree in communication or business administration
  • Good general education


  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in operational communication activities (corporate communication, PR agency, journalism)
  • Experience in media relations & branding communications
  • Project experience
  • Experience in leading external vendors or service providers/agencies
  • Experience in general management, i. e., leading team (trainee), finance and procurement processes



  • Excellent oral and written expression skills
  • Conveying messages in a simple and target-oriented way
  • Strong conceptual & analytical skills
  • Communicative and cooperative personality
  • Good social competence
  • Well organised, self-confident, independent, proactive
  • High degree of self-initiative, independent style of working

Additional Information

By choice, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

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