Bolt Press Officer Jobs in South Africa

Bolt Press Officer Jobs in South Africa

  • We are looking for a Press Officer in South Africa This person will handle Bolt’s PR South Africa in-house, and manage our media relations in the market. The South African market is an important region to Bolt - you can look forward to the thrills and spills of our burgeoning ride-hailing, micromobility and food delivery product lines.

  • It’s an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to drive how an extremely ambitious, fast-growing company like Bolt is perceived across multiple countries. Let’s build the future of mobility together!

    Your daily adventures will include:

  • Own PR in South Africa: Draft and execute a local PR plan, in co-operation with the local operations team and HQ PR team.

  • Keep an eye out for PR opportunities, and proactively act on them.

  • Handle press enquiries professionally and in a timely manner, converting new contacts into close ones.

  • Collaborate with appropriate Bolt teams: Train and prepare local spokespeople.

  • Co-ordinate consumer PR activities with the marketing team, leveraging PR content in social media and vice versa.

    We are looking for:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a PR agency or in-house comms team for a growth company.

  • Knowledge
    of the local media landscape, connections in newsrooms and an understanding of what works and what doesn’t on the local market.

  • Crisis communication skills to manage unexpected situations.

  • A strategic mindset coupled with an eye for detail.

  • Outstanding writing skills as well as an understanding of different styles of writing (from press releases to op-eds, from blog posts to spokesperson briefings).

  • Some understanding of Native/native-level written and spoken languages and excellent English language skills.

  • A can-do approach to solving problems. Never done that before? Not in your job description? You don’t care, you’ll work it out.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bolt Press Officer Jobs in South Africa

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