Corporate Communications Manager for CTICC

The Cape Town International Convention Centre is looking for a corporate communications manager. The main purpose of this role is centred around the formulation of all corporate communications strategies, the implementation of external and internal communications plans; media liaison, stakeholder engagement and project management.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

External communications

  • Develop and implement an external communications strategy that is aligned to the CTICC’s vision, key objectives and value
  • CTICC’s Integrated Annual Report and AGM presentation: Responsible for full report and presentation content management and its accuracy
  • Execute all communication for the CTICC and develop a proactive media relations plan
  • Prepare press releases and media motivation content
  • Plan and execute key media events
  • Oversee quality and consistency of media and visual communication
  • Build and maintain relationships with the local, national and international industry specific and mainstream media, alike
  • Profile the CEO, executive management & key specialist positions in the media
  • Prepare appropriate speeches and presentations for Executive Management.
  • Initiate advertorial opportunities for the CTICC with relevant editorial content

Digital Communication and social media

  • Manage website content
  • Introduce new media technology applications
  • Develop and manage a social media communication and digital strategy
  • Produce high-quality online content for key social media platforms
  • Collaborate with the marketing department to ensure maximum reach and exposure for all targeted marketing campaigns

Internal communication

  • Develop and manage an internal communication plan aligned to the company’s human resources strategy.
  • Manage internal intranet content

Stakeholder Management

  • Develop and maintain stakeholder and industry relationships to promote the aims and objectives of the CTICC
  • Maintain relationships with the head of media for the City of Cape Town, the Western Cape Government and relevant Government Departments
  • Identify opportunities and events to promote and build relationships and represent CTICC on key regional industry communication platforms
  • Maintain a comprehensive qualitative stakeholder database
  • Manage and execute all key stakeholder events for the CTICC, such as the AGM press conference.

Project Management

  • Responsible for all communications department projects according to time and costs frameworks
  • Manage service providers and relevant agencies in terms of resource and production management

Record Management

  • Manage the collection and archiving of relevant press clippings in order to build historical information for the CTICC
  • Maintain and build up an image library. Ensure that all relevant events are photographed; collaborate with the marketing department

Minimum Qualifications and experience required:

•       Tertiary qualification in Corporate Communications or Public Relations (NQF7)

•       Minimum 10 years experience in a similar environment;   with at least 5 years at a management level

Skills and knowledge:

An understanding of effective media relations strategies, both reactive and proactive;

Strong project management skills and experience in digital content management. Experience in reputational media management will be advantageous.

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