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Copywriter & Media Relations Manager – Marketing and Communications job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Sep 3, 2018

A media agency based in Cape Town have an exciting job opportunity for a Copywriter & Media Relations Manager to join their team. You will be responsible for overseeing communications to the media, including preparation of: articles, press kits, press releases, and other content initiatives. This job will also require you to cultivate and manage relationships with media representatives

Your key job responsibilities as the Copywriter & Media Relations Manager in Cape Town will include:

  • Create compelling, engaging, and brand-right marketing copy and content for emails, web assets, in-store signage, seasonal campaigns, social, and printed collateral, as well as product copy and affiliate marketing pieces
  • Develop monthly content themes, long-term content plans that support and enhance brand marketing campaigns
  • Develop dynamic content features both online and print, and strategically incorporate these stories into overall marketing campaigns and social media messaging while maintaining the brand voice throughout
  • Research, pitch, produce, write and edit blog stories and features that represent and elevate the spirit of the brand
  • Cultivate and enhance collaborative working relationships within both the endemic and non-endemic media spaces
  • Gather and disseminate timely information to press and staff
  • Detect public relations issues as they emerge and address them directly
  • Research and write briefing materials

Requirements for this Copywriter & Media Relations Manager job in Cape Town:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism / Marketing or related discipline
  • 5+ plus years of copywriting / editorial experience for marketing, communications, advertising, public relations or related fields
  • Strong experience copywriting and proofreading for various communication channels, including print, web and social media
  • Must possess the ability to understand dynamic programs and promotions clearly in order to deliver persuasive, compelling copy that motivates audiences to act
  • Must be well-versed in various writing styles including: promotional, interactive web, web promotions, email, editorial, training, letters and technical forms, etc.
  • Previous experience managing press events

If you meet the above requirements for this Copywriter & Media Relations Manager job in Cape Town, please send your CV through to hr@initiateinternational.co.za. If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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