Simiso Manatha

  • 60 Berkeley Street Bryanston Sandton 072 369 1825
  • simiso.manatha@gmail.com
Simiso Manatha

Media Liaison and Social Media Manager

Summary

I am a well and highly organized, self-motivated, verbally adept (multilingual) with excellent communicating, planning, executing and learning skills; Strong relationship ethic coupled with a good understanding of Leadership and team work as it relates to trends and organizational targeting. In me I bring you a person who can work with all different kinds of people and age groups, someone who is passionate about youth and community development, someone who can take a team out of a state of dull unevenness into new realms of performance. A person who energise new ideas, provide new approaches and formulate new ways of doing things. Someone who can provide right connections from the outside world to help with improving work done.  

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

Media Liaison Conslutant 

Liquorish Inc
Build a list of local Media contacts, Produce pree releases, Invite local press & media to events, responsible for advertising and keep a record of press cuttings, radio mentions and T.V coverage
2014 - Present

Media Liaison and Social Media Management Conslutant

Eplazini Brand Communication 
Media Liaison This involves liaison with Directors and developing and delivering a simple coordinated process in order to provide effective, joined up communications. Building on existing networks and developing where required internal communications contacts throughout the company. Developing regular feedback channels to promote cross communication within Eplazini and to ensure that messages are being delivered in a consistent and timely manner Finding ways in the development and delivery of an evolving internal and externalcommunications strategy Ignition Program Coordination at enke: Make Your Mark- Responsibilities: Program support Liaise with enke participants from across SouthAfrica through various methods including phone, email, Facebook and SMS; Serve as a mentor to youth in the enke: Trailblazer Program by providing them with resources and support to successfully implement and maintain their Community Action Projects; Seek new and improved ways to engage participants and maintain their Community Action Project activities, as well as to streamline key systems and processes; Track the progress of program participants and work with the Monitoring & Evaluation team in the production and distribution of reports for the organization's donors and supporters; Contribute to ongoing program planning, revision, implementation and evaluation of all
2012 - 2013

Site Leader

City Year
Site Leader(Lead Facilitator and Trainer)- Lead a team of service leaders(volunteers) to implement the supplementary tutoring, career guidance and mentoring.
2012 - 2013

Head of Communications

City Year Alumni Council
Head of Communications Conducting constant research about trends. Allocating, recalling and recruiting of Alumni's. Branding of the Alumni association. Updating and communicating of Service Leaders and Alumni. Create themes for each month for the media information and producing of Newsletter  and take care of social media, website, group e-mail discussion lists. 
Feb 2011 - Nov 2011

Station Producer

Charge for managing external relation with poetry houses, finding guests for the show, creating new audio promotion, managing the communication (updating social media, email and smsing) and preparing schedules of events to promote the show and the radio station
Jun 2010 - Jan 2011

Publicist

World Economic forum(Cape Town SouthAfrica) Publicist live-session management
Jun 2009 - Jun 2010

Program Manager

loveLife
(Lead Facilitator) groundbreaker(Radio Y's)
Lovelife National office Parent campaign with Khaya FM and Jozi FM

Education

Education
Jan 2009 - Dec 2013

Traning 

Project management 
 Business Management (Wits Enterprise)
 Basic E.M.S
 Basic IT and C.A.T (Access, Excel, Word, Internet, Power point, Troubleshoot).
 Basic radio training.

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