PR OFFICER position available with well-known International, established South African fashion retail group which is seeking an experienced, well connected PR Officer to join their team in Houghton, Joburg. We are seeking a Public Relations Officer who would have an understanding of PR within the social media world as well as its traditional roles. The PR Officer needs to have the necessary contacts within the fashion industry in order to be able to manage PR functionality within the company and all the brands.
Minimum Requirements:– MUST have matric– A University Degree (or equivalent) in Public Relations / Marketing Manager / Journalism / Communications would be an added advantage.– At least 3 years’ experience working in Public Relations, preferably in the retail fashion / apparel industry– Experience in managing media relations (online, broadcast and print)– Excellent communication skills– Excellent writing skills– Must have own transport– Must be a self-starter and have the ability to use own initiative– Able to work under pressure– Ability to handle multiple tasks at once– High attention to detail– Willing to work overtime when needed– Creativity and problem solving aptitude
Duties and Responsibilities to include but not limited to:– Planning and developing PR campaigns, publicity strategies and campaigns– Writing, producing and distributing presentations and press releases– Collaborate with internal teams (marketing & digital) and maintain open communication with senior management– Organising and attending promotional events such as press conferences, open days, exhibitions, tours and visits– Speaking publicly and representing the company and brand at press conferences and presentations– Analysing media coverage and present findings and opportunities to senior management– Doing market research, specifically focussing on fashion trends, locally and international– Working and managing social media by editing and updating promotional material and publications– Building relationships in the fashion industry– Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising– Address inquiries from the media and other parties– Prepare and submit PR reports– Manage PR issues
Salary Negotiable depending on experienceStart: September 2019
To apply for the PR Officer, Joburg, Fashion Retailer position please send CV and recent photo.
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