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PR and Communications Manager - Johannesburg, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #8723
Job Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Company Type Retail/Wholesale/FMCG
Job Role PR and Communications Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R50 000 pm

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

02Apr
Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our client is looking to appoint a dynamic PR and Communications Manager.

The core purpose of this role is to creatively plan, secure, negotiate, maximize and execute extensive media features and publicize the brand against monthly targets, in-line with the marketing strategy of the bra


Responsibilities:
To conceptualize and create a strategic PR and Communication strategy for the Brand in collaboration with marketing and signed off quarterly by the General Manager
Adhering to international brand image and guidelines at all times
Source, create and sustain strategic and effective media partnerships and/or relations that actively track positive exposure of the brand in the South African media within the print and online channel
The efficient collation, accurate updating and engaging reporting of all media features and landscape information on a monthly basis of the brand
The efficient collation, accurate updating and engaging reporting of all relevant competitor activity within the media at large on a monthly basis
Understand parameters of the brand’s A&P allocation to PR and manage PR initiatives within the specified budget
Ensuring accurate and timeous reporting of all spend within the budgets.
Re-evaluate and improve the PR and Communication strategies timeously to ensure maximization of features and broadcasting
Maintain and develop strong relationships with top level press and influencers
Oversee the development of the F&B Influencer Strategy
Negotiate and coordinate feature stories linking brandl heritage to new launches and their creators
Liaise with the UK on a monthly basis for all day to day activities (for example - new launches, quotes, interviews with spokespeople, etc)
Create strategic and creative Open Doors for seasonal initiatives
Organize press trips with pre-negotiated titles to secure event and topic coverage
Pitch shoot ideas and coordinate details for niche and mainstream titles based on social listening and marketing priorities
Work closely with the Marketing department in order to maintain synergy and support on all key launches
Support in-store launches when appropriate


Key Skills
Presenting and Communication
Formulating strategies and concepts
Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
Adapting and Responding to Change
Persuading and influencing
Analysing
Planning and organising

  • Job Role: PR and Communications Manager
  • Industry: Media / Communications
  • Salary: R50 000 pm

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Relevant business degree/equivalent
EE Candidate
4 years or more PR, events and actions experience
Cosmetics/Retail/Luxury experience advantageous
Excellent writing and editing skills
Proven track record designing and executing successful PR campaigns
Solid experience with social media

Additional Requirements

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