Sept 2017 LAYERCAKE – Senior PR/Media Manager Jobs in Cape Town 


Sept 2017 LAYERCAKE – Senior PR/Media Manager Career opportunity


Sept 2017 LAYERCAKE Recent Job position in S.Africa


Remuneration: R30000 – R38000 per month TCTC
Benefits: Med Aid, Pension inc in CTC
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Degree
Job level: Senior
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent


Global Investment CO

Reporting to the head of PR you will position the company as the global industry leader by differentiating its products and services from the rest of the market and driving local relevance in the media

  • Create ‘share of voice’ for the company in key regional client markets
  • Create awareness of the key advantages of programs/products amongst clients and intermediaries to assist in the generation of leads
  • Build acceptance of the benefits of products amongst policy makers and opinion leaders

Primary responsibilities:

Implement global PR strategy and tactical plan including media support for publications; new programs; international events; regional campaign and philanthropy program

  • Manage the daily global press office function (including interview requests and media responses)
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with key regional and international media
  • Provide contracted PR agencies and regional marketing teams with guidance and support
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on PR results to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage the media database in CRM


Macro: Implementation of global PR strategic, tactical plan and budget, management of PR agencies and regional teams, development of launch and event support plans.

Micro: Management of media and PR requests from media and regional agencies, marketing teams and stakeholders, crisis communication, global press office management, staff and process management. Media monitoring, analysis, and reporting

Minimum level of education:  

Degree in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing

Minimum five years working as a media, communications or senior PR manager at a national South African level or manager in a global marketing role.

Minimum six years working as a journalist or news editor

Must have national and preferably international media experience

Required to travel both locally and internationally on occasion.

Must be willing to be available 24/7, work overtime on occasion, including weekends and public holiday

Skills required:  Essential

   Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English

Excellent media writing, editing, and proof reading skills

Knowledge and experience of international media

Broad international current affairs knowledge

Good crisis communication management skills and experience

Excellent relationship management

Excellent project management

Strategic and critical thinking

Analytical and Reporting

Competent in Microsoft Office and CRM

Ability to think strategically, creatively and have a global mindset and experience

Good understanding of how international media outlets and PR agencies operate

Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

Must be able to work efficiently and decisively under intense pressure

Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency

Ability to manage and motivate a team, and ensure outstanding delivery

Social media management experience

Professional, well-groomed, well-mannered, and polished with a positive attitude

Confidence and ability to engage effectively at all levels especially at very senior international levels

A developed interest in foreign investment, finance, economics

lease do not apply if you do not meet the minimum criteria 

Please read carefully before applying

Submit your CV in word format  together with a motivation letter to

No telephonic enquiries please

Your CV will be assessed and if you do not hear back within five days of submission then your application has been unsuccessful.

Company Description

Layercake is recruiting for International Investment Co

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