Henley and Partners – PR Manager Vacancy in Cape Town, Rondebosch, Newlands Dec 2017



Remuneration: negotiable Basic salary
Benefits: Medical Aid
Location: Cape Town, Rondebosch, Newlands
Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior
Travel requirement: International
Type: Permanent
Reference: #PR Manager
Company: Henley and Partners


Job description

Henley & Partners, the global leader in residence and citizenship planning, is looking for an inspired, passionate, hardworking, and ambitious PR Manager to join its global marketing department in Cape Town.

The marketing department consists of five divisions: brand, events, PR, publishing and IT. The role will report to the Group PR Manager.

Job purpose

  • Implement global PR strategy and tactical plan (including media support for publications; new programs; international events; regional campaigns and philanthropy program)
  • Manage the daily global press office function (including interview requests and media responses)
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with key regional and international media
  • Provide contracted PR agencies and regional marketing teams with guidance and support
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on PR results to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Project Management of key marketing tools including the company indices

Key requirements

  • Degree and preferably an additional professional qualification in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing
  • Minimum five years of proven experience in a journalism, media, communications or PR role, preferably at an account manager/management level (international PR and/or media management experience would be an advantage).


Company Description

Henley & Partners Group is the global leader in residence and citizenship planning. Each year, hundreds of wealthy individuals, families and their advisors rely on our expertise and experience in this area. Our highly qualified professionals work together as one team in over 28 offices worldwide. The concept of residence and citizenship planning was created by Henley & Partners in the 1990s. The firm also runs an industry-leading government advisory practice. We have raised more than US$ 6 billion in foreign direct investment and been involved in strategic consulting and the design, set up and operation of several of the world’s most successful residence and citizenship programs.


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English essential
  • Excellent media writing, editing and proof reading skills essential
  • Knowledge and experience of international media preferable
  • Broad international current affairs knowledge essential
  • Excellent relationship, analytical and project management skills
  • Social Media Management

Competencies required:

  • Ability to think strategically, creatively and have a global mindset and experience
  • Good understanding of how international media outlets and PR agencies operate
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Must be able to work efficiently and decisively under intense pressure
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy and consistency
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team, and ensure outstanding delivery
  • Professional, well-groomed, well-mannered, and polished with a positive attitude
  • Confidence and ability to engage effectively at all levels especially at very senior international levels
  • A developed interest in foreign investment, finance, economics and migration

Critical application requirements – (only applications with these items will be considered)

  • Cover letter supporting your application
  • Comprehensive CV including reasons for leaving each job
  • Gross monthly salary expectation