Public Relations / Corporate Communications
Corporate/In-House Communications

Senior Public Relations Manager: Financial Services – Cape Town

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Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

Are you a Public Relations Manager with previous financial services and writing experience as a journalist? We have a terrific job opportunity for a dynamic, Senior Public Relations Manager at a leading financial services company’s Cape Town HQ.

We’re looking for a candidate with strong writing experience as this makes up a large part of the job. While this exciting senior role is very hands on, you won’t need to manage a team.

If you are financially astute and passionate about writing for this sector, get in touch today, we’d love to see your portfolio.


  • Maintaining PR governance processes
  • Quality communication content and applying plain language principles
  • Writing and copy checking internal and external content and articles
  • Identifying and capitalising on opportunities to reinforce company culture and values
  • Positively profile Marketing within business and promotion of positive team dynamics
  • PR support to internal marketing campaigns/social media contact
  • Ad hoc short-term support to Marketing team
  • Liaising with various stakeholders within the business (Management, advisers, operational support departments)
  • PR agency management, producing and editing content, providing support to media and company Spokespeople
  • Maximising communications content: Promote reuse of existing content
  • Liaising with company staff internally to facilitate comment where needed/draft holding statements and responses
  • Review PR strategy and tailor approach as needed
  • Facilitating and setting up media training


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Completed relevant Communications and PR Degree
  • 5 -7 years relevant communication and journalism work experience (financial industry essential)
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English and at least one other of the official South African languages
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Communication: Oral and written
  • Consistency and attention-to-detail
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in line with overall marketing strategy
  • Discernment/judgement
  • Drive for results
  • Resilience, working under pressure and prioritisation
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships.
Please submit a relevant writing & PR portfolio along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Tam732