Manager Public Relations

at Infotree Service
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town

Description

Job Purpose

Manages and coordinates activities of the Public Relations Section and disseminates information on activities and programs of the ERB aimed at projecting a positive image of the Energy Regulation Board to the general public.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement effective public relations strategies, policies, programs and practices that promote a positive corporate image of the ERB.
  • Disseminate ERB decisions and other key information on operations of the ERB to stakeholders using various communication channels.
  • Cultivate sound relations with the media and nurture vital contacts with media personnel for purposes of effective information dissemination through the media.
  • Prepare and coordinate media programs including radio and television programs, spot advertisements, public notices, program scripts, news ideas and facilitates and participates in outreach programs.
  • Develop publications, edit content and facilitate for publication of ERB Information and Education materials.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the superior.

Required Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

  • Good leadership skills
  • Good analytical, numerical and evaluating skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must be computer literate.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or equivalent.
  • A minimum of a degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations or other relevant social science.
  • At least seven (7) years post qualifying experience in the field of Public Relations. Public Relations Experience in the Energy sector will be an added advantage.
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