Qualifications: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Current: Masters in Media Studies (Research)
2009: B-Tech Public Relations Management
2008: Ndip Public Relations Management Computer Literacy
MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher Umbraco Drupal SharePoint
Content Marketing | Red & Yellow School Adobe Illustrator, level one and two | MasterGrade IT Balance | Analytics Course for Digital Marketers Building Personal Resilience in the Workplace Global Leadership Summit Emotional Intelligence Webpage Design (WCMS) Project Management (including MS Projects) | NQF 6
Work Experience: Old Mutual Life Assurance Company
Current: Communications Consultant
Role: Manage and update content as well as design and promotional activity around a newly launched internal communications website for intermediaries. Brief ideas and create content and concepts relevant to the audience, end product being various communication tools and collateral, such as printed content, digital components, videos, eNewsletters and marketing material. Develop and implement communication plans as per internal communication strategy. Share important and relevant information with employees through existing channels. Motivate and recognise employees through the recognition and incentives programmes. Communicate business and behavioural change. Coordinate and synergises communication initiatives. Accurate audience analysis. Organise and manage internal events and conferences. Identify communication opportunities risk and develop messages to leverage/mitigate these issues. Develop understanding of business units so as to communicate more effectively.
Spice4Life | Account Executive | January to July 2013
Public relations strategies with media and public, social media content plans, client relations, content writing, marketing, campaign conceptualisation, SEO and daily content uploads for the online magazine. Clients: Elgin Free Range Chickens, Breathe Spa & Hair Salon, PGA Property and The Desk.
Red Carpet Concepts | Account Executive | May to November 2012
Office admin, social media updates, client and media research, press releases and media liaison, pitching to the media and building relationships, assist with client portfolios and campaigns, conceptualising and implementing events and promotions, client status and coverage reports. Clients: Media24 weekly magazines stable, inclusive of YOU, Huisgenoot, DRUM, Finweek and tvplus, as well as Crystal Creations and South of Africa Fine Portfolio of Properties).
Associate Lecturer | NMMU | January to December 2011
Facilitate learning processes in the department, research, admin duties, theoretical knowledge and application of Communication Science, Public Relations and Media Studies, contribute to the creation of knowledge, by virtue of research and the development of modules, and lecture. Subjects: Media Studies, Public Relations and Introduction to Media Studies (First year) as well as Communication Science (Second year).
Marketing and Public Relations Assistant | NMMU | February to December 2010
Assist in all aspects of recruitment and the placement of graduates and students, marketing strategies, liaising with employers to suit their recruitment requirements, professional written communication with employers and staff as well as addressing students regarding recruitment opportunities and awareness, scheduling interviews, lecture visits as well as presentations, act in response to enquiries from employers, academics, staff as well as students.
PR and Marketing Intern| Paarl Media | February 2012 - May 2012 PR & Marketing assistant | National Innovation Competition | May - August 2009 PR Intern | Monda PR, Publicity & Events | July – September 2008 PR Intern | Primedia Broadcasting (94.5Kfm & 567 Cape Talk) | Janua