Experience

  • Freelancer

    at Self-employed

    July 2018 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Duties include: • Website content writing •Professional profiles and biographies •Researcher •Proofreader and editor •Transcription • Captioning and subtitling video content •Writing PR releases, establishing and assisting with PR strategies •Social media content creation and management •Virtual assistant

  • PR Officer

    at OnPoint PR

    November 2018 - June 2019

    Gauteng

    Duties included: • Content writing • Manage media monitoring platforms daily for clients such as American Express (finance), Closeup (FMCG), Global Citizen (Non-profit organisation) using platforms like Newsclip Media Monitoring. • Digital media content planning • Influencer management on campaign basis. • Work with Account Director and Account Manager to create and execute cutting edge campaigns. • Assisting with day-to-day administration and running of accounts. • Update and co-ordinate media, influencer and blogger lists. • Actively build, develop and maintain solid working relationships with key media. • Compile event reports, weekly and quarterly status reports and overall campaign reports. • Research and provide input into brainstorm meetings around client and new business proposals. • Project planning and project management on Avaza, along with completion of daily & weekly timesheet which was linked to resource and financial management of accounts.

  • Editorial Intern

    at Thomson Reuters

    January 2017 - December 2017

    Gauteng

    As the editorial intern my duties were: •Write up the daily closing market report which includes currency and stocks; •Write reports on government bonds, inflation-linked bonds and treasury bills; •Compile and write initial and update reports on Statistics SA data i.e. mining manufacturing figures, retail sector sales, etc; •Coordinating with East African correspondents on market reports for the week ahead in their respective countries and compiling these into one summarised and concise African currencies and markets report; •Reporting and writing on general political news affecting economy in South Africa; •Reporting and writing on companies' news affecting JSE equities, stocks and South African economy; •Reporting and writing on South African commodities.

Education

  • Ekurhuleni Creative Writing Workshop

    at Ekurhuleni

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Bachelor of Arts Honours (Postgraduate)

    at Witwatersrand University

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) Gauteng

  • Bachelor of Arts (Undergraduate)

    at Rhodes University

    2012 - 2015 (3 years) Eastern Cape

  • Delf B2

    at Alliance Francais

    2011 - 2011 (1 year) Gauteng

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC)

    at Redhill School

    2007 - 2011 (4 years) Gauteng

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Conversation

  • French Elementary

  • Xhosa Native

  • Zulu Conversation

  • Southern sotho Conversation

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