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Roxanne Marais

Nickname: 'PR Rox'

Senior Content Creator at Kaelo Engage

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Pretoria South Africa

Ndip Cum Laude in Public Relations Management
2013 - Senior Content Creator at Kaelo Engage, Public Relations Account Manager for Peermont Client
2012- Account Manager Vivid Luxury/ Freelance Copywriter
2011- Started own Communication's Agency specialising in PR and Marketing - BLUE is the WORD
2010- Assistant Venue Broadcast Manager @ HBS for the FIFA 2010 World Cup ( Loftus)
2010- Public Relations Consultant for Preferential Communications
2009- Chairperson for the Mohau Centre CSI Development Plan

Contact details

M: +2779 540 9126

Web presence

Business Address

10 Benmore Road, Sandton, South Africa, 2196

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Senior Content Creator | Brand and Lifestyle | Kaelo PR
Johannesburg, South Africa | July 2013 - present

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Public Relations Manager - Peermont (Agency Account)
Develop, oversee, implement, monitor and report on all agency related activities for Peermont (Emperors Palace and Nine Peermont properties around South Africa and Botswana) in the area's of Travel and Tourism, Arts and Entertainment, Food and Beverage, Groups and Conventions, Accommodation, Gaming and Corporate Social Investment:
PR Strategies
Media Relations
Content Creation (Print, Broadcast & Digital)
Celebrity Relationships
Event Support
Project Management
Creative Concept Creation
Intern Mentoring

Previous Position(s)

Public Relations Account Manager | Fashion & Lifestyle | Vivid Luxury Marketing
Johannesburg, South Africa | June 2012 - June 2013

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Key account management for luxury brand clients in the South African market.

General communication activities with a keen focus on PR, Media Relations and Bespoke Event Management.

Concept design, campaign management, PR evaluation, Pitch and Tender management, strategic consultation and brand management.

Intern and PR assistant mentorship.

New business development.

Public Relations and Media Relations Consultant | BLUE is the WORD
2011 - 2012

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Co-founder, Manager and PR Consultant for BLUE is the WORD. Creator of awesome concepts and brilliant idea's. Career goal; To see other businesses and individuals thrive by implementing tangible communication tools and increasing their bottom-line.

Assistant Broadcast Venue Manager | Host Broadcasting Services
2010 - 2010

ICT and Telecommunications

As the host broadcaster of the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup In South Africa, HBS was responsible for the live broadcast of the games to the rest of the world. I was fortunate enough to recieve an Internship position as part of the FIFA Lagacy Programme where I worked directly under accaimed broadcast specialist Christopher Jensen assisting him with daily duties. I managed the Local Organising Comittee Volunteers, assisted with logistics management for the broadcast compound and employee's and general administrative tasks for the broadcast compound. Highly pressured, extreme hours and invaluable experience!

Public Relations Consultant | Preferential Communications
2009 - 2011

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Worked under Ilze van der Merwe, double international award winner (Golden Quill Awards) for internal communication. Gained experience in the Media industry and Public Relations field working with clients such as Child Welfare Tshwane, Media Mosaics, Dev-Com, Sublime Technologies, Calypso Accounting, Carpe' Diem Media, Ask Afrika and various others.

Educational history


Tshwane University of Technology

2011 - 2012

Bachalaurus Technicae - Public Relations Management

Tshwane University of Technology

2008 - 2011

NDip Public Relations Management - Public relations Management and Business Communication

The Glen High School

1998 - 2002

Matric / Grade 12 - Enlish, Afrikaans, Maths, Science, Biology & Home Economics

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