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Communications Manager

Benefits:Contribution towards Medical aid and Pension
Location:Cape Town, Johannesburg
Job level:Management (Snr - Executive, 5+ yrs)
Reference:#Comms. Manager
Company:Eclipse Communications

Job description

Eclipse Communications - an award-winning, national Communications Agency - is looking for a Communications Manager with 10+ years of experience.

Ideal candidates for this role should have deep Public Relations and Media experience, ideally with both agency and in-house experience.
Passion for storytelling is a critical aspect for this position.


  • Implement and support PR and communication strategy for the business
  • Create a messaging framework for PR and Communication strategy that ties to relevant societal technology, and media themes
  • Write key pieces of content
  • Collaborating with our agency in the identification, development, pitching and placement of client-related stories in top-tier business and financial media in print, digital and broadcast outlets
  • Managing press opportunities and events
  • Identify opportunities for interviews, developing background bios, briefing
  • Executive spokespeople and tracking through the publishing process
  • Create metrics to measure success and impact of corporate communications


  • 10+ years of experience in PR, corporate communications, including internal and external communications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or Humanities preferred
  • A consistent track record of building sustainable relationships in various industries
  • Natural storyteller who can take complex topics and make them easy to digest
  • Strategic problem solver; intelligent and creative
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate and interact with key internal stakeholders including client-executives and marketing peers, as well as external agency, media and other partners
  • Sound business judgment; knows what makes compelling press work
  • Well-informed about innovative practices in PR

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