WE Communication is one of the largest independent communications and integrated marketing agency’s in the world with 24 offices globally and more than 1,300 people who love bringing communications to the next level. With an office based in Illovo, Sandton, we are keen to bolster our ranks with a junior hire to help expand our offering and support existing key integrated client(s).
We have an open role for a first-rate PR/Comms professional looking for a 6 month FTC (with the possibility of extension) to oversee the management of a number of our established global technology, consumer and B2B brands; providing insightful client counsel, a deep understanding of the local media landscape and a passion for business writing. No two days are the same and this a great opportunity for a solid Media Relations Specialist to join a very talented, super-collaborative and committed team, working on a great mix of B2B and B2C clients.
Key strengths for this role include a ‘can do’ attitude, content creation with a focus on attention to detail, media relations and an understanding of the local media landscape. This includes having your pulse on media movements and targeted pitching. Most of all you must also be passionate about working in an organisation that moves audiences to positive action.
You should have a solid understanding of PR and digital, how a PR agency integrates both into a cohesive working strategy. You will be working with a fantastic Account Director, who will invest time and energy in your own development and career progression.
Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or other legally protected class status.
Diversity and Inclusion: WE values a diverse and inclusive workforce and is committed to creating a workplace where everyone thrives. We promote an atmosphere in which diversity of people and ideas are welcomed and valued. Diversity includes differences in race, religion, gender identity or expression, age, lifestyle, ethnic background and sexual orientation as well as differences in experiences and ideas.