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Communications Specialist

Remuneration:R20000 - R23000 per month 
Location:Johannesburg, Northern suburbs
Company:Ad Talent

A multinational financial services corporation has a vacancy for a communications consultant with solid experience in content creation and event management. This is a 12-month contract with a view to be extended or to be made permanent.

  • Executes communication strategies, activities, and events, specifically:
Content creation:

Leads the creation of communication materials for internal and external audiences including press releases, op editorials, blog posts, internal and external briefing documents, speeches, video scripts and content for use on social media channels.
Proactively identifies story angles, industry hot topics, and thought leadership, turning ideas into excellent content tailored to different audiences within established guidelines and messaging frameworks
Edits PR agency-generated written materials

Event management:

Manages external events across Southern Africa and holds responsibility for overseeing execution/delivery of related events including customer events, internal events, sponsorships and industry events in Southern Africa:
  • Liaises with various parties including events agency, business teams, and PR agency
  • Responsible for all event copy including invitations, briefing documents, panel briefs, speeches and media materials
  • Branding
  • Venue management – including AV, catering, décor/set-up
  • Agenda compilation
  • Speaker management    
  • Experienced writer with background in journalism, communications or Public Relations
  • Outstanding command of the English language with clear written and verbal communications capability.
  • Strong/advanced writing and content development capability.
  • Experience working on projects that require collaborating with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience managing events
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus and prioritize on a variety of activities and announcements in a dynamic, creative, fast paced environment.
  • Exceptional media knowledge and research skills in order to help shape a story. 

Posted on 26 Aug 16:04

Ad Talent

We are niched in the communications industry with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where we service all of South Africa, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the rest of the world. Our portfolios include Digital, Creative and Client Service in Advertising, Marketing, Media, Public Relations and Corporate Communications.

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