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PR and Events Coordinator

Closing Date : 2020-02-10
Closed : Yes
Description:
PR and Events Coordinator

Our client, situated in the Somerset West area, has an excellent career opportunity available for a reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who can take initiative and has strong interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following duties regarding Media, PR, and Events:

Media & PR:

• Actively seeking out newsworthy stories and to prepare media releases to enhance the public perception of the client;
• Seeking out and suggesting potential PR opportunities;
• Writing of Media Releases;
• Issuing of Media Releases to Media (print, online, radio, television etc.);
• Media Liaison;
• Negotiate media space, airtime and television coverage;
• Content creation for and update of client’s social media pages;
• Update of Website & Issuing of newsletter;
• All general duties associated with Media and PR.

Events:

• Coordination, planning, and attendance of events;
• Investigation and proposal of additional events to promote the client.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• Senior certificate and Diploma in PR & Events/Marketing;
• Minimum 5 years' relevant experience;
• Excellent writing skills;
• Fully bilingual (Afrikaans and English);
• Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office);
• Driver’s license and own reliable transport;
• Proven track record of working with the media in the wine industry;
• Knowledge and understanding of social media, the hospitality industry media and lifestyle media.

Must be willing to travel and work overtime.

Commencement date: April 2020

Please apply online at www.m3online.co.za before 09:00 on 10 February 2020.

For general enquiries, contact our Recruitment Team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.