Location: Observatory, Cape Town
Salary: R18k – R26k per month negotiable
Tertiary degree or diploma qualification in PR, communications, marketing, journalism, media
Minimum 1 - 2 years of experience in managing client accounts in an advertising, digital, marketing or PR environment.
Experience with content or communication development and dissemination across the different media channels
Digital and social media experience
Project management and planning.
Strong MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Content generation and distribution
Support the line manager to generate high-quality content for all media channels
Produce content as required.
Assist with editing and proof reading.
Support the line manager to effectively distribute content across all media channels
Media liaison and coverage - assisting in achieving and exceeding client coverage targets
Quarterly review and update of the media list aligned to client strategies
Daily maintenance of media lists.
Ensuring that media’s requirements for quotes, interviews and further information are answered timeously and appropriately.
Timeous and appropriate distribution of press releases.
Assisting with effective media liaison to generate maximum PR coverage.
Assisting with client liaison regarding media’s requirement for quotes, interviews and further information.
Follow up with media regarding coverage for reporting and relationship maintenance purposes.
External relationship development and management
Assist the line manager to build and manage the client relationships.
Liaise with clients as needed.
Attend and minute client meetings as required.
Attend ad-hoc client needs.
Assist the line manager to build and manage of strong media relationships.
Support the line manager to produce annual media relationship management plans.
Support the line manager in providing accurate spokesperson contact details to the media.
External and internal reporting
Assist in setting up internal and external reporting templates.
Produce client reports in line with deadlines, and gain approval from line manager.
Produce internal reports in line with deadlines, and gain approval from line manager.
Timeous dissemination of reports to clients as required.
Internal relationship management and collaboration
Assist in managing the internal approval process.
Regular written and verbal communication with relevant departments.
Liaise with the media liaison, manager, designers and social media regarding brief clarity and timeous implementation.
Megan Förg Consulting is a Permanent and Contract Recruitment Consultancy providing recruitment solutions to clients and candidates both locally and internationally.
Our primary business objective is to know our clients and candidates. Networking and growing our candidate database enables us to provide top talent to the marketplace. With a solid recruitment background in various disciplines, we’re able to provide you with candidates from the IT, Finance, HR, Office Support, Digital, and Engineering/Technical industries.
Being a privately owned company, we provide a solution which is tailor-made to suit each individual client’s needs. Professionalism, honesty and efficiency are of utmost importance to us, and our goal is to build longstanding business relationships with both our clients and candidates. Our candidates are sourced, screened and referenced, and additional verification checks can be done as per client requests.