B2B Media Relations Specialist (South Africa)

Full Time
Mid Level

B2B Media Relations Specialist Job Overview:

With more than 14 years of experience in the Public Relations segment,  our client offers smart market research, strategic communications plan, press releases, publicity & PR, social media PR and management services, content writing services, and crisis management PR.

This is not your typical PR agency; our client is  a global force of change, revolutionizing the way public relations is done. We've harnessed the power of disruption to create something truly extraordinary - they call it Anti-PR®

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual for our Media Relations Specialist position, reporting directly to the Deputy & Chief Strategist. 

Working Hours: 8 am to 5 pm EST or 9 am to 6 pm EST  with 1 hour lunch break

Rate in USD: 9 per hour


  • Media Strategy: Develop and execute media strategies aligned with client objectives.
  • Content Creation: Craft compelling stories, press releases, and articles.
  • Media Outreach: Build and maintain relationships with journalists and influencers.
  • Press Release Management: Distribute press releases and monitor performance.
  • Monitoring and Reporting: Track media coverage and provide performance reports.
  • Client Relations: Serve as the main client contact for media-related matters.
  • Market Research: Stay updated on industry trends and opportunities.
  • Content Calendar: Manage content distribution schedules.
  • Metrics Analysis: Analyze media metrics for campaign improvement.
  • Team Training: Mentor and train junior team members.


  • Relevant Degree: A degree in Communications, PR, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of previous experience in B2B PR, media relations, or journalism.
  • Digital Proficiency: Familiarity with digital media tools and social platforms.
  • Analytical Skills: Proficiency in media metrics analysis.
  • Accomplished Writer: You've penned over 200,000 words effortlessly.
  • Quick-Witted Storyteller: You unearth compelling narratives from facts at lightning speed.
  • Master of Persuasion: Proficient in selling ideas through written communication, be it pitches, emails, or social media.
  • News Aficionado: Your expertise lies in ethical and dynamic journalism, making news your forte.
  • PR Showman: You bring enthusiasm and zeal to the art of storytelling in PR.
  • Innovative Disruptor: Your style is disruptive, marked by innovative thinking, out-of-the-box creativity, and unwavering determination.
  • Organizational Expert: Strong organizational and time management abilities ensure efficient work processes.
  • Collaborative Team Player: You excel at working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve collective goals.
  • Meticulous Attention to Detail: Your keen eye for detail ensures accuracy and precision in all your work.
  • Adaptability Champion: You thrive in fast-paced environments, adapting seamlessly to changing dynamics and challenges.
  • Must possess your own laptop/desktop that meets the following minimum qualifications:
    • Processor: Core i5 or higher
    • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Must have a reliable internet connection with the following bandwidth requirements:
    • Minimum Download Speed: 6 Mbps
    • Minimum Upload Speed: 5 Mbps
  • A quiet, private place in your home where you can work without background noise and interruption.


  • Work from home
  • Access to diverse projects
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Collaboration with diverse teams
  • No commute time
  • No dress code (unless there’s a meeting!)
  • Eco-friendly work lifestyle
  • Exposure to a multicultural team
  • Potential for long-term engagement
  • Improved work-life balance

About 1840 & Company

1840 & Company is a global leader in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and remote talent solutions, dedicated to propelling businesses forward through our comprehensive suite of services. We specialize in connecting companies with world-class freelance professionals and delivering top-tier outsourcing services, across over 150 countries worldwide.

Our mission is to empower growth for forward-thinking businesses, seamlessly bridging any skill or resource gaps with our expertly vetted talent pool. We firmly believe in fostering an environment where exceptional individuals can achieve an optimal work-life balance, working remotely from any location, while maximizing their professional growth and earning potential.

We are headquartered in Overland Park, KS, USA with service delivery facilities in the Philippines, India, Ukraine, South Africa and Argentina. We invite you to explore the opportunities we offer and consider joining our exclusive network of global freelance talent. Visit www.1840andco.com to learn more about us. To explore a wealth of career opportunities and find a role that suits your unique skills and aspirations, please visit our dedicated jobs portal at jobs.1840andco.com


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