Demand Creation Officer
  • Eastern Cape
  • Right To Care
Job Description

Right to Care requires the services of a suitably qualified, well-motivated and results-driven candidate to be appointed in the above-mentioned vacant position which will be based in Eastern Cape.


  • Introduce the VMMC programme to communities and conduct profiling by means of various sources.
  • Based on the results obtained from community profiling, allocate Social Mobilisers to various supported areas by means of GIS Mapping in order to ensure proper coverage of target/pivot populations.
  • Coordinate and supervise demand creation activities performed by Social Mobilisers within various Right to Care-supported areas.
  • Schedule demand creation activities (i.e. information sessions, talks, events, etc.). aimed at promoting VMMC in designated areas (i.e. door-to-door visits, events at taxi ranks, youth clubs, malls, etc.).
  • Create appropriate demand creation training plans based on training needs analyses.
  • Engage with clinical roving teams to create accurate and proper service delivery schedules.
  • Draft and submit weekly reports that outline activities completed and the number of leads.
  • Schedule and maintain a monthly calendar of VMMC outreach activities.
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports of the social mobilisers’ performance to the Demand Creation Coordinator.
  • Actively engage with community leaders and structures in communities surrounding VMMC facilities to promote VMMC services and to identify demand creation opportunities.
  • Actively seek out opportunities for Social Mobilisers to participate in events and collaborate with organisations, government and/or schools for VMMC service delivery.
  • Collaborate with local stakeholders (Community Based Organisations and other partners) to ensure proper coordination of social mobilisation campaigns..
  • Mentor Social Mobilisers by addressing their challenges and barriers that prohibit them from reaching their targets

Conduct weekly performance reviews of targets reached by Social Mobilisers.

  • Matric (Grade 12) and a certificate in Marketing and Communications
  • A valid South African driver’s license endorsed with a PrDP(Professional Driving Permit) is compulsory
  • Two years experience in organising and overseeing health promotion events, activities and projects at a community level cultural specific context
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both English and local vernaculars

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