Communication & Media Liaison Officer
August 2019 - at Present
Develop and implement an integrated administration function to advance the priorities the incumbent is responsible for; Strategically plan, organise, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of an interactive brand, marketing and external communication strategy and the organisational integration thereof. Plan, organise, direct, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of strategically planned integrated publicity campaigns, PR activities and communication. Coordinate and ensure advertising programmes and marketing activities are completed on time and on budget. Plan, organise, direct, control, analyse and coordinate the design, development and maintenance of the marketing and member servicing strategy to support the Scheme’s strategic objectives.
Adminstrative Officer/ Project Coordinator
at WITS CISA
May 2018 - August 2019
Manage the full planning and execution of events effectively (small to larger sized events) including to liaise with external suppliers and build strong relationships. Marketing Admin: generating PO’s; quotes; follow ups with Finance team and procurement Adhoc Projects: New uniforms; signage, design, coordinating and implementation of events, outreach and product and/or services campaigns Manage the procurement contracts related to the project and escalate deviations from terms and conditions. Log and track project change control to completion. Manage the full planning and execution of events effectively (small to larger sized events) including to liaise with external suppliers and build strong relationships. Marketing Admin: generating PO’s; quotes; follow ups with Finance team and procurement
Journalism & Media Intern
at WITS JAMLAB
July 2017 - April 2018
Ensuring all marketing material appropriately address the purpose of JAMLAB and CIVIC TECH by proof read and to ensure that all communication is in line with the marketing plan, tone of the show or brand. Scheduling, attending and chairing all key internal/external meetings relevant to the brand and show. Ensure that the JAMLAB report is updated on a regular basis to liaison, tracking and coordination of all JAMLAB teams Ensure that all JAMLAB channels and platforms including website, Facebook and Twitter etc. are maintained and update content at all times. Effective and efficient coordination, financial and other management of all JAMLAB functions Copywriting and designing social media pages and ensuring content are informative and appealing.
Marketing & PR Intern
July 2016 - December 2016
Source photographer/s, have images taken and maintain stock of images of the Centre to be used in marketing material and assist Marketing Coordinator to source suppliers for marketing and public relations material. Maintain brand catalogue and assist Marketing Coordinator to maintain record of all advertising and press coverage. Assist all marketing staff with planning and implementing own events and other promotional activities and assist the Marketing Coordinator with preparation of exhibition stand for trade shows. Monitor and manage brand application and compliance on all material visible to clients such as Food station signage; Telephones for client use; Venue signage; and E-mail.
Marketing peer promoter
April 2015 - June 2016
Organize and run the Blood Donation Clinics once a month on campus Recruit, retain and educate blood donors via radio interviews and marketing all over campus Maintain and achieve 85% of repeated donors each month Communicating with internal and external on campus Advertising and project planning Marketing of the SANBS blood Drive on the VUT campus through pamphlets, radio interviews and personal interactions with students
at Mimi's Catering Services
January 2013 - February 2014
Implementation of events in line with the events calendar. Work with suppliers, contractors, employees, wait staff and many other parties at the same time. Oversee event happenings and act quickly to resolve problems Do final checks at the day of the event (e.g. tables, technology) to ensure everything meets standards Plan event with attention to financial and time constraints Manage contractors, chefs and staff for events.
at University of the Witwatersrand
2019 - 2019 (1 year) Gauteng
at Vaal University of Technology
2014 - 2016 (2 years) Gauteng
Knowledge and keywords