Public Relations Practitioner


Last Updated: 2nd May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Gender
Female

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

I am an extremely motivated individual, I believe in constantly developing one's skills in order to grow professionally and meet the ever-changing industry needs of my profession. I am confident in my abilities as a Public Relations Practitioner and take great pride in my work. My qualifications in Public Relations Management and Information Technology: Software Development ensures that I am a valuable asset to any business as I am able to adapt and utilise my unique skill set to accomplish any task. I am a fast learner and eager to take on new challenges that enable me to grow professionally.

I am able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines whilst managing multiple projects. I am self-disciplined and can work on my own without supervision or in teams. I have experience in working with individuals and teams at various levels of the organisation as my reference letters demonstrate.

I have excellent written, verbal and analytical skills. I have experience in managing and monitoring digital media channels and I am in the process of completing additional Google certifications to improve my digital management knowledge and skills. I am proficient in all MS Office packages as well as a number of software programming languages, with a particular interest in HTML and PHP.

Education

Google
Google AdWord Certification

   Apr 2018
— Apr 2018

Nelson Mandela University
Bachelor of Technology in Public Relations Management (Cum Laude)

   Jan 2016
— Dec 2016

Experience

Nelson Mandela University
PR & Marketing Administrator

   May 2015
— Dec 2017

PR & Marketing Administrator at the Innovation Office (Technology Transfer and Innovation Support) of Nelson Mandela University from May 2015 to December 2017.

Duties included: event planning, exhibition planning, and execution, graphic design, creating of marketing material for projects in fields ranging from mechatronics to science and engineering, design of posters and invitations, developing corporate branding for products being commercialised, social media management, website management, photographing events, assisting students with Intellectual Property related queries, copywriting, liaising with students, staff, stakeholders and the media, general office administration.

Full Stop Communications
Website & Social Media Administrator

   Dec 2014
— Apr 2015

Website & Social Media Administrator at Full Stop Communications from December 2014 to April 2015.

Duties included: developing and implementing social media strategies on behalf of clients to drive traffic from social media to client website, improve social media interaction, improve organic growth of social media accounts, create social media advertising, creating and uploading content on websites on behalf of clients, managing websites of clients, copywriting and uploading content on websites owned by Full Stop Communications, photographing events on behalf of clients.

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