Senior Manager - Group External Communications

Location:Johannesburg, Northern Suburbs
Company:Ad Talent

An exciting opportunity with a leading financial institution has opened up for a Group External Communications Senior Manager.

  • Develop external communications strategies
  • Compile external communication policies and procedures
  • Put together action plans that align with the external communication strategy
  • Constantly monitor and evaluate the group's external communication strategy making sure it aligns with the reputation of the business
  • Work closely with stakeholders
  • Execute crisis and reputation management strategies when needed
  • Manage budget
  • Manage external communications team, resources and service providers
  • Collate and submit management reports
  • Effectively manage media
  • Build and establish relationships with journalist, media and influencers
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in external communications within a multi-national organisation
  • At least three years' journalism, marketing, corporate communications or writing experience
  • Bachelors degree/diploma in journalism, communications or media studies
  • Excellent writing, editing and photography skills
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of communications and PR
  • Strong media contacts specifically within financial media
  • Understanding of finance and economic concepts
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Ability to work on various publishing suites
  • Understanding of sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Organised and attention to detail
  • Innovative and analytical

Posted on 13 Feb 07:25

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