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PR Practitioner

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Company:Badger Holdings is a leading tech-oriented online insurance provider based in George on the beautiful Garden Route.

We are looking for a well-connected, energetic and motivated public relations manager with countrywide contacts to help us with our ambitious PR campaigns. The ideal candidate will also to help us identify new channels for the brand to distribute relevant and compelling paid and organic content to.

Are you confident, creative and hard-working? Do you execute your tasks and reach your goals like a boss? If you can feel’s brand voice, company values and not-so-corporate culture and customer-offerings in your bones, and have creative ways of putting that across to the world, we want to work with you in Eden.

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Planning publicity strategies and campaigns
  • Writing and producing clear content and powerful press releases (in the brand voice where applicable)
  • Liaising with our creative ninjas to develop dynamic campaign material
  • Representing to the public, the press, and related organisations and managing these relationships
  • Crisis management based on international best-practice and local insight
  • Organising and attending promotional events such as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits
  • Networking in innovative ways whilst always remaining a ambassador who is permanently on-brand
  • Analysing media coverage and responding with follow-up or counter-campaigns where necessary/desired
  • Commissioning or undertaking relevant market research for all aspects of our product portfolio
  • Liaising with clients, managerial and journalistic staff on budgets, timelines and objectives
  • Update team and partners on current PR campaigns progress
  • Reporting on campaigns, budgets and networking opportunities
Skills required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills – we keep our word
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presentations – we love dialogue
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – we are flexible, supportive, positive and hard-working
  • Must be tech-centric – we speak digital fluently and are appy about it, too
  • Initiative – we are all self-starters
  • Ability to prioritise and plan effectively – admin is not a four-letter word
  • Good grasp of local and international media landscapes
  • Creativity, innovation, can-do and want-to tendencies - hashtag ambition
  • Able to find quick but solid solutions to sudden challenges
Qualification and experience
  • Competitive media list (and active relationships) in fields relevant to our outreach
  • Three+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • A public relations degree or certificate is advantageous but not essential
  • A writing or communications degree or certificate will also be to your benefit.
A bit about working with us:

Who we (really) are:

Posted on 16 Apr 12:44

Badger Holdings

Badger Holdings is a focused investment holding company specialising in the short-term motor insurance industry.

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