Who are we?Sanlam was established as a life insurance company in South Africa but has since transformed into a diversified financial services group that operates across the African continent, India, Malaysia and selected developed markets, with listings on the Johannesburg, A2X and Namibian stock exchanges. In 2018 the Group celebrated its centenary as well as 20 years since demutualisation and listing in South Africa and Namibia. Sanlam is one of the 50 largest internationally active insurance groups in the world with a presence in 43 countries and has the biggest non-banking financial services footprint on the African continent.The Group's four business clusters (Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets and Santam) house the Group's business operations. The Group provides strategic direction and support to the four clusters, assisting them in realising their strategies and meeting their business objectives. The Group Office is responsible for governance and for the Group's centralised functions, which include: Finance, Actuarial and Risk Management, Strategy, Human Resources, Market Development and Brand Services.
Responsibilities + Skills
Media relations build, maintain, enhanceEditing and writing selected communiqusWriting media releases, speeches, content generation (feature articles, thought leadership articles, etc.) briefing docs, etc.
Exceptional writing, editing and very strong project management skills are non-negotiables for this role.Public relations is all about taking care of proactive reputation. The work of a Public Relations Officer (PRO) involves planning, organising and conducting activities that will have a positive impact on the company's reputation, policies, products and services and gaining public attention. What will make you successful in this role?