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Who’s moved where
Health24 has a new editor
Adele Hamilton has been appointed as editor of Health24, SA’s biggest consumer health website.
Hamilton is no stranger to the Internet as for the last three years she has been creating content and building a community at Parent24. Prior to Parent24, Hamilton was a senior journalist at a number of South Africa’s leading magazines, including Reader’s Digest, Move!, Fairlady and Femina, with a particular interest in health, books and entertainment.
“We wish Adele well and look forward to working with her to continue to deliver quality health information to our audience,” says Health24 publisher, Danie Pauw.
What’s out there
Wag The Dog Publishers looking for a national sales manager
Wag The Dog publishers is looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic and dynamic individual to take up the position of National Sales Manager.
Reporting directly to the managing director, your responsibilities will include achieving monthly sales targets, developing new business as well as servicing and growing existing ones.
There is unlimited earning and growth potential for experienced candidates. You will deal with agencies and clients directly so having existing relationships will be favoured. The successful candidate will need to have a minimum of five years’ of tractable experience in advertising sales. You will need to understand the production process of both print and online ads and need to be able to sell both as a packaged bulk offer.
Computer literacy, excellent communications skills and your own vehicle is absolutely necessary.
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Who’s won what
MMAP appoints Twisted Toast as their communications agency
Specialist out of home (OOH) media company MMAP (previously known as Michele Munro & Associates) has appointed Twisted Toast: Digital Media Architects as brand content and marketing communication agency.
MMAP (pronounced “map”) delivers a variety of specialised integrated outdoor solutions to Media Agencies on behalf of over 100 OOH media owners.
Clare O’Neil, director of and shareholder in MMAP, believes Twisted Toast will add value by “delivering a unique set of brand content and marketing solutions to entrench the MMAP brand and services offering amongst advertising decision makers as a crucial tool for success for their out of home planning and implementation”.
According to Kim Browne, chief executive officer at Twisted Toast, the agency’s first task is the creation of a new Internet presence for MMAP.
Watt Communications wins more tech business
Watt Communications has welcomed another two technology clients into the fold: Perpetual Power Systems – a power management specialist company, and new IP security company, infoprotect. “If anything we’re even more passionate about what we do within the ICT sector,” says Samantha Watt, owner and managing director. “Thanks to our team of senior public relations consultants we have exciting growth plans ahead.”
Christelle Larkins from Perpetual Power Systems says the decision to partner with Watt Communications was easy. “Watt Communications always delivers and goes above and beyond any expectations set. It is an absolute pleasure working with the team.”
Scott Martin, director, infoprotect says the company was looking for a PR agency with a difference. “We needed so much more than just another PR company with the same old mentality of ‘you say it and we’ll get it printed’. We needed a company who truly understands our business, as well as the industry in which we operate. A well-oiled team which understands our customers and what their hot-buttons are, and importantly, how to push them. We have found this unique combination in Watt Communications.”
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