SWC: Public Relations intern Volunteer

Sizakala Wellness Counsellors
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 31 May, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Sizakala Wellness Counsellors (S.W.C) is a nonprofit organisation run by qualified mental health practitioners. We aim to provide psychological well-being and emancipate individuals within their respective communities. We focus on the psychological development and empowerment of youths, specifically those in disadvantaged communities.

SWC seeks to appoint a Public Relations/Marketing Intern Volunteer to be based in Johannesburg.

Report to: Public Relations/Marketing Manager

The Intern assists S.W.C with public relations and marketing, helping to expand client’s profits and increase visibility.

Responsibilities:

Public Relations

  • Assist with developing, writing and distributing approved press releases
  • Assist with media relations, including pitching, researching and scheduling interviews if needed
  • Assist with organisation of executive photos, photo opportunities and events
  • Assist with building and maintaining relationships with both local and national media
  • Assist with building and maintaining press kits
  • Assist with posting logos and organisational summaries to industry services related web sites and publications
  • Assist with finding and completing appropriate contest entries
  • Assist with following-up with members of the media to track and ensure client placement
  • Assist with proofing written materials for style, grammar, etc
  • Assist with planning and executing special events, if needed

Marketing

  • Assist with monitoring the impact of marketing plans, including revenues, and making adjustments accordingly
  • Assist with writing advertising copy for clients
  • Assist with developing, maintaining and using marketing database, which includes client and prospect information, mailing lists
  • Access to client publications, etc
  • Assist with electronic and social media marketing efforts for S.W.C
  • Assist with direct mail and marketing efforts for S.W.C

Requirements:

  • Ability to work with others
  • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Ability to assist clients from concept to production
  • Adherence to deadlines and budget
  • Willingness to contribute to the overall operation of the JOdesign
  • Ability to generate, share and follow through on creative ideas

To apply, submit CV, cover letter and references to info@wellnesscounsellors.co.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

If you do not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about, Sizakala Wellness Counsellors refer to www.wellnesscounsellors.co.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Johannesburg

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