Wednesday, 3 June 2015

PR & Marketing In-service Trainee at CSIR

CSIR ICC Marketing Department has a vacancy for an In-service Trainee: Public Relations & Marketing who will be assisting the Marketing Coordinator to carry out marketing and public relations activities for the centre.

The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sourcing services photographer/s to take pictures  and maintain stock of images of the Centre to be used in marketing material

  • Source suppliers for marketing and public relations material.

  • Maintaining brand catalogue and assist with maintaining record of all advertising and press coverage.

  • Planning and implementation of events and other promotional activities

  • Preparation of exhibition stand for trade shows.

  • Monitoring and managing brand application and compliance on all material visible to clients.

  • Record keeping of advertisements and checking of proofs

  • Maintaining library of copies of industry publications.

  • Maintaining and updating content of ICC website and third party internet adverts

  • Promotions e.g. annual year planner, regular Facebook and twitter updates

  • Source information on publications for advertising

  • Maintain database and provide report as input to Marketing & Sales Plan.

  • Create awareness of industry trends and innovative marketing methods to contribute to marketing & sales plan e.g. social network e-Marketing.

  • conceptualising and write press release a monthly basis

  • Assist in conceptualising and implementing CSIR projects.

  • Media monitoring for ICC mentions.

  • Monthly stock take of marketing material and internal communication e.g. update canteen bulletin boards regularly.

  • Assist with other marketing and public relations functions as and when required.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Studying towards a three year tertiary qualification in marketing or public relations.

  • Good writing skills.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail.

  • Good understanding of brand application.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.

How to apply

Deadline for applications is 07 June 2015.

Click here to apply

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