Junior/Mid-weight Communications Specialist
- Full time
- @Work In South Africa posted 2 weeks ago
- Posted : 9 February 2024 -Accepting applications
Career Level Qualified / Experienced
Experience 1 Year
What we do Advertising / Sales & Media & PR
Qualifications Practical experience only
Rainmaker Marketing South Africa is a dynamic marketing agency based in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. Specializing in PR and communications, our team is dedicated to generating impactful exposure for our clients through newsworthy content and strategic media engagement.
Rainmaker Marketing South Africa is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Junior to Mid-weight Communications Specialist with exceptional writing skills. This role requires a passion for public relations and a deep understanding of the power of compelling content in generating positive and ongoing exposure for our clients.
As a key member of our team, you will play a vital role in crafting engaging narratives and building strong media relationships to elevate our clients’ brands. We pride ourselves on delivering creative and effective marketing solutions that drive brand awareness and growth.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Write compelling press releases and create engaging content that captivates target audiences.
- Maintain a portfolio highlighting your exceptional writing skills and creativity.
- Liaise with media professionals across online, print, and broadcast platforms to secure coverage for clients.
- Develop and manage a comprehensive and targeted media list to ensure effective distribution of press releases and other materials.
- Collaborate with clients to understand their objectives, provide regular updates, and maintain strong working relationships.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of PR strategies to maximize brand exposure.
- Assist in proofreading and editing content to ensure accuracy and consistency.
- Provide reporting and analysis of PR efforts, including media coverage and audience engagement.
- Stay updated on industry trends, media landscape, and emerging PR practices.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Minimum of 1 year of media experience, preferably 3-5 years.
- Proven track record in writing press releases and creating compelling content.
- Strong portfolio showcasing exceptional writing skills and creativity.
- Excellent media liaison skills, with the ability to work with a comprehensive and targeted media list.
- Experience in content creation, proofreading, and engagement with clients.
- Familiarity with PR strategy development and implementation.
- Proficiency in reporting and analysis of PR efforts.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Full-time position based in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.
If you have a minimum of 1 year of media experience and possess a passion for PR, along with strong writing skills, please submit your CV for review.
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