PR Intern Wanted at MNET: Afrikaans Channels

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M-Net seeks to appoint a suitably qualified Employment Equity individual to assume the role of PR Intern: Afrikaans Channels. This person will report to the Head of Marketing, and will be based at our offices in Randburg.

CONTEXT
(External factors which influence the work environment, taking future conditions and strategic requirements into account)

• Multi-channel environment
• Market expansion/new ventures
• Interactive
• Multi-cultural environment
• Digital broadcasting environment

CUSTOMERS
(External and internal individuals or groups to whom products, services, programmes and information must be provided)

• Electronic Content Department
• Internal Departments
• Channel Managers
• Subscribers

OUTPUTS
(Products, services, programs and information which the individual must provide to external individuals or groups, or one another to accomplish the organization’s mission and strategy)

• Communicate with internal and external stakeholders
• Planning and writing creative Press Releases
• Communicate schedule changes with media
• Assist with media management at all events and promotions
• Generate guestlists ,invite media and manage RSVP’s
• Maintaining and building media relationships
• Ongoing media liaison with media and assist with requests
• Assisting on various station promotions with regards to the PR element
• Ongoing monitoring of all media
• Attend Meetings
• Work closely with PR Assistants, Executives and Manager
• Archive and maintain photographic and video library of all projects
• Ensure that content (visuals and materials) are received on time, requirements have been established and formatting meets media requirements to deliver on time
• Press Release briefing and distribution
• Synopsis editing for Afrikaans Channels when required
• Identify and pitch publicity opportunities for Afrikaans Channels to media
• Photo shoots planning and coordination
• Status report drafting
• Admin assistance

COMPETENCIES
(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)

• Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills (English)
• Teamwork and interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail is essential
• Planning and Organizing
• Deadline Driven
• Flexibility and adaptability
• Problem solving

KNOWLEDGE / QUALIFICATIONS

• Degree/diploma in journalism or communications
• 2-3 years journalism experience
• TV industry knowledge would be an advantage
• Computer literacy -Windows, MS Office packages
• Must be fluent in Afrikaans

Interested candidates should apply via email to eugene.brockman@mnet.co.za

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