Junior PR Coordinator Job in S.Africa Feb 2018

Henley & Partners – Junior PR Coordinator Job in Cape Town, Rondebosch, Newlands Feb 2018

Remuneration: R10000 per month Basic salary
Location: Cape Town, Rondebosch, Newlands
Education level: Degree
Job level: Junior
Type: 6 months
Reference: #Jnr PR Coordinator
Company: Henley & Partners


Job description

Henley & Partners, the global leader in residence and citizenship planning, is looking for an inspired, passionate, hardworking, junior PR co-ordinator to join its global marketing department in Cape Town.

The marketing department consists of four divisions: brand, events, PR and publishing. The role will report to the senior PR manager.

Job purpose:

Coordinate and implement PR programmes — including creating PR assets, managing media inquiries, maintaining the media database, media monitoring, and reporting, and coordinating the activities of the regional PR agencies.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Implement global PR tactical plan and programme
  • Assist with the monitoring, evaluation, and reporting requirements of the PR unit
  • Manage the media database in CRM, ensuring contacts are added and up-to-date
  • Manage all media inquiries on behalf of the group marketing department
  • Keep the H&P media guide updated
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of the country media packs
  • PR agency and regional teams support

Minimum level of education:

  • Tertiary education: A degree/diploma in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing

Prior experience: 

  • One to two years’ experience in any of the following: working in the media, PR agency or a marketing department within a corporate organisation


Company Description

Henley & Partners Group is the global leader in residence and citizenship planning. Each year, hundreds of wealthy individuals, families and their advisors rely on our expertise and experience in this area. Our highly qualified professionals work together as one team in over 28 offices worldwide. The concept of residence and citizenship planning was created by Henley & Partners in the 1990s. The firm also runs an industry-leading government advisory practice. We have raised more than US$ 6 billion in foreign direct investment and been involved in strategic consulting and the design, set up and operation of several of the world’s most successful residence and citizenship programs.


Skills required:

  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Excellent project management skills (plan, organise, and coordinate tasks)
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Office and CRM
  • Competent in InDesign, Photoshop, or Adobe Acrobat
  • Writing, editing, and proofreading skills essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (press releases, media articles, and business storytelling)
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Relationship management skills (client and media)
  • Social media skills (developing and scheduling posts, live-tweeting, community management)
  • Good international general knowledge
  • An interest in foreign investment, finance, economics, and migration
  • Good problem-solving skills

Competencies required:

  • Think creatively and have a global mindset
  • Flexibility and ability to follow instructions and processes
  • An interest in all forms of media
  • Knowledge of how PR agencies operate
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time (multitask)
  • Must be extremely organised and efficient
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency
  • Ability to work in a team, motivate others, rely on others, and follow the style rules
  • Creative and proactive thinking and the ability to take initiative
  • Assertive, but also willing to adapt to certain styles
  • Professional, well-groomed, and polished with a positive attitude and well mannered

Critical application requirements – (only applications with the following will be considered)

  • Cover letter supporting your application
  • Comprehensive CV including reasons for leaving each job
  • Gross monthly salary expectation


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