Content & Public Relations Manager

Content & Public Relations Manager - PretoriaIntroductionOur well established client located in the Pretoria region seeks an experienced Senior Manager: Marketing with relevant experience to join their dynamic and innovative team.Duties & ResponsibilitiesManage the Copywriting teamFormulate communication and public relation strategies forvarious stakeholders.Oversee the preparation and sign-off of suitable content for the execution of the communication and public relation strategies.Draft media releases.Guide and prepare scripts for videos.Manage the execution of the content plan in consultation with involved parties.Source, appoint and liaise with external journalists to brief them regarding content, and manage the quality of content.Ensure constant operational efficiency through innovation within areas under control.Ensure adherence to all legislative and regulatory prescripts.Continuously evaluate plans, actions and resources to ensure that objectives are achieved.Manage the budget in order to utilise resources effectively and achieve objectivesDesired Experience & QualificationA three-year tertiary or equivalent qualification in Journalism, Copywriting, Editing, Communication or Public Relations.Eight years relevant experience in Journalism, Marketing, Client Services, Public Relations and/or Communication, of which at least four years should be in a senior supervisory capacity.Must have knowledge and professional experience of the theory, practice and technique of communication/journalism, crisis communication and writing original, compelling content.Ability to adhere to deadlines and work on several projects simultaneously.Excellent ability to communicate in writing and speaking, narrating the compelling story of the brand and generate content to help shape the medias perception of the companyMust possess a validdriving licence and own reliable transport.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA