Communications Officer, Cape Town

Our client, a property development company based in Cape Town, is looking for a dynamic Communications officer to join their team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

General:

  • Develop and implement a communications strategy across three brand pillars: Urban Homes, Urban Living and Design
  • Set and manage KPI’s
  • Create editorial calendars to align with company news and launches
  • Tracking and reporting monthly or ad hoc as required on the performance of communications and KPI’s
  • Managing internal communications
  • Managing market / public facing communications
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with all relevant media, influencers and stakeholders
  • Monitoring company press on Newsclip or similar media monitoring platform
  • Manage portfolio of responsibilities in line with the Marketing budget

Media buying:

  • Create a media strategy and manage its implementation on an ongoing basis
  • Review all media opportunities and proposals and advise the Marketing team on opportunities to suit the brand in budget
  • Execute and manage media campaigns

Writing:

  • Writing editorial pieces on urban homes, urban living and design for media as well as own channels
  • Creating client-facing content

Social Media / Community Management:

  • Co-creating a social media strategy with the Marketing team
  • Creating content calendars for and managing and monitoring social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn
  • Facebook and Instagram advertising
  • Maintaining press page on our website
  • Reporting monthly

Events:

  • Advise on industry awards, events and trade shows, speaking and networking opportunities
  • Planning and executing all communications relating to company events
  • Assisting with micro owner events
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of development launch events
  • Planning and managing any media-related events
  • Guest list management for all events
  • General ad hoc duties as the company sees fit

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Fully Bilingual
  • Degree or Diploma in marketing, media, PR, journalism or similar relevant qualifications
  • 5 years minimum PR or Communications Management experience
  • Experience in crisis management communications
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills
  • Strong media contacts and experience with managing media
  • Competent in Excel, Outlook and Word (MS Office Suite)
  • The ability to manage stress
  • Candidates with property / business experience preferential

Salary on Offer:

  • R 23 000 – R 30 000 per month CTC (experience dependent)
  • Participation in company incentive program
  • Cell Phone & Laptop
  • Medical Aid Contribution
  • Company to cover travel related costs

Please apply with an updated MS Word CV, copy of ID and qualifications and profile picture to jineane@spencerrogers.co.za

(Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies. This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within a week upon applying, please consider your application unsuccessful)