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Summary

Skilled in interpersonal communications. organization and event planning to generate awareness of company brand and promotions, knowledgeable in the use of social media marketing to increase publicity on sites including facebook,twitter, linkedin and Google+. creative and strategic thinker with a solid ability in developing innovative strategies to generate new business leading to increased revenue and profitability. passionate about increasing market penetration through executing strategic PR methods.

Work experience

Communication Intern

Protea Glen SAPS

Communication Intern 

1. assist with developing, writing and distributing approved press releases 2. assist with media relations, including pitching, researching and scheduling interviews if needed 3. assist with organization of executive photos, photo opportunities and events 4. assist with building and maintaining relationships with both local and national media 5. assist with building and maintaining press kits  6. assist with posting logos and organizational summaries to industry services related web sites and publications 7. assist with finding and completing appropriate contest entries 8. assist with following-up with members of the media to track and ensure client placement 9. assist with proofing written materials for style, grammar, etc. 10. assist with planning and executing special events, if needed


Oct 2015Present

Digital Marketer

Umuzi Photo Club

• Excellent knowledge of search Engine optimisation and key word search. • Genuine interest in the internet, blogs, podcast and social networking. • Knowledge of how to build communities online via blogs, forums and social networking. • Experience of producing and managing radio show content. • Experience of producing and managing content for large scale website. • Running Social media campaigns on all social media platforms. • Content creation- writing blog post, articles, newsletters. • Responsible for ensuring active and engaged social communities.

Skills

My Skills

1. Corporate communication 2. Internal communications3. Public Relations 4. Media Relations 5. Strategic Communications 6. Marketing 7. Advertising 8. Event Management9. Photography 10. Digital Marketing 11. Press Releases 12. Social Media 13. Blogging 14. Microsoft word, Excel and Powerpoint 


Education

20122015

University of South Africa

National Diploma Public Relations Management  

20142014

National Electronic Media institute of South Africa

Certificate In Film and Television Productions  

2010

2010

Nwamavimbi High School

National Senior Certificate  

Areas of Interest

Public Awareness, Social Media Marketing, Branding and Identity, Event planning and promotions and Client relations