Communications Specialist - Durban Verfied

R 540 000 per annum Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Durban, Kwazulu-Natal more than 14 days ago 21-03-2024 6:54:05 AM
POSITION

Communications Specialist

LOCATION

La Lucia, Durban

SALARY

R540 000 per annum

SUMMARY

Are you a proficient communicator with a zest for engaging audiences? Do you excel in lively settings where you can showcase your writing skills and connect with diverse groups? Your search ends here! A renowned Financial Services Company seeks an adept individual to join their dynamic team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic Communication Planning
Identify target audiences / tailor communication messages
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate communication efforts across all marketing channels.
Content Creation and Management
Work with an internal Copywriter to produce clear, concise, and compelling copy for marketing material, press releases, blog posts, and newsletters.
Client Relationship
Develop comprehensive communication strategies aligned with company objectives to reach internal/external stakeholders.
Work with creative partners to create engaging and impactful content.
Manage media relations through PR Agency by pitching stories to journalists, responding to media inquiries, and organizing press conferences or interviews.
Develop crisis communication plans/manage communication during emergencies to protect the company’s reputation.
Facilitate internal communication by organizing town hall meetings, developing employee newsletters, and ensuring employees are informed about company news and initiatives.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Journalism, Marketing/ Business or a related field
5- 10 Years experience in customer relationship management, corporate communications, public relations/marketing communications
Familiarity with home loan products/ mortgage lending processes/ regulatory requirements is a plus.
Demonstrate ability to create high-quality written content for diverse audiences and channels.
Experience managing media relations, securing press coverage, and responding to media inquiries.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Recruiter: Kelly