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Communications Specialist

Remuneration:R40000 - R50000 per month 
Location:Johannesburg
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Reference:#YG#PRod Bo
Company:Cardilogix


Job description

On behalf of our client, a leading global communications firm, we are hiring a communication specialist.

This role is responsible for devising and executing the communications strategy and plans; managing clients; advising leadership and thought leadership, and reporting on results and value of communications efforts. 

You will be responsible for closely working/networking with internal stakeholders, journalists and other external relationships (as needed), and serve as their primary contact for all communications initiatives.

You need to be experienced in:
  • Media/influencer relations
  • Client service/management
  • Writing proficiencies
  • Recommend and oversee the use of appropriate communications platforms for different audiences, different audience segments, and different messages.
  • Track and measure communication program success and engagement over time and make necessary adjustments.
  • Recommend and monitor implementation of best communications practices.
  • Reimagine or discontinue specific communications, communication vehicles, and practices that do not comport with best practices.
  • Ensure quality control of all information released.
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Ability to generate a plan for a campaign or an entire PR program. Ability to generate and edit award submissions, press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, biographies, tour reports, briefing books, contributed articles, speaking opportunity abstracts, pitches, Q&As, company memoranda and general team correspondence; also responsible for their production and assembly. Professional, articulate and timely client communication. Development of consistent, creative, successful pitches.
  • Strong Financial services or Fintech PR background with some knowledge of corporate PR and crisis management
  • Experience of running a reactive and proactive press office and handling incoming press enquiries
  • Experience measuring the ROI of communications activities
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovative thinking
  • A wide network of national consumer and business as well as regional contacts across a broad spectrum of media


Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a communications or related major or equivalent experience
  • Approximately 10 years of communications experience
  • Experience in delivering impactful PR campaigns from inception through to delivery with a strong cuttings folder to prove it!
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally, interfacing at all levels
  • Superior people and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Team player who works well under pressure
  • Thrives in an environment of flexibility and change


Posted on 22 Aug 09:50

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