Communication & Media Manager

DAKTARI Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

Hoedspruit, Limpopo province, South Africa

Volunteer • Full Time Michele Merrifield

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

DAKTARI is looking for someone who is eager to tell our story to the world, someone who loves to wordsmith, and someone with an eye for graphic design. The communications & media manager is the voice of DAKTARI and we are looking for someone excited to take on the challenge of describing our work to a big and variable audience in a fun and engaging way.

Part of your role is to tell everyone what is happening at DAKTARI every day. That means you have a front-row seat to all of the exciting things happening at the camp!

Your job will include

  • Managing DAKTARI’s accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, including posting content daily
  • Keeping up to date with all current marketing trends and set up campaigns accordingly
  • Creating media and marketing content for DAKTARI including brochures, merchandise, photos, and videos
  • You are the link between DAKTARI and the agents. Send them monthly newsletters, maintain a good relationship and keep our listings up to date
  • Writing articles for newsletters and newspapers
  • Maintaining DAKTARI’s brand across all promotional materials and enforcing its use throughout the organisation
  • Updating and improving DAKTARI’s website


  • You must be comfortable working with Mac computers
  • You must be able to meet deadlines and manage your time well
  • You must have strong writing skills and be able to work independently
  • Previous marketing or communications experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Adobe software is strongly preferred, specifically InDesign, Photoshop and/or Fireworks
  • Experience with Wordpress
  • Photography experience and/or experience making videos is a huge plus.

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