Main activities • Working with line management groups to build and implement Corporate Affairs solutions in line with business needs. • Providing complete public relations and editorial support on a day-to-day basis. • Interfacing with the press, consultants, business analysts, customers and other groups influencing public opinion in order to convey the organisation's message. • Acting as the organisation's spokesperson where necessary. • Establishing and maintaining relationships with media, answering media inquiries and conducting proactive media outreach. • Managing the editorial calendar to maximise media coverage and develop proactive ideas for media outreach. • Writing, distributing and pitching press releases.
Key skills • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. • Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively.
Internal contacts Marketing and Sales departments of the organisation.
External contacts Advertising agencies, the media, Public relations Consultants, conference organisers, customers and the general public.
Typical experience 5+ years experience in Corporate Affairs/Public Relations, coupled with relevant tertiary qualifications.