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Sunil G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 20, 2014

Sunil G.

   South Africa
  |   Pretoria, Gauteng

Overview

I have over 12 years experience in the media and communication environment in both the public and private sectors in a variety of roles. This includes a two-year stint at The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa. My skills and experience include speechwriting, editing, social media, research, and media liaison. I am currently employed in the ICT, Telecommunications and Broadcasting sectors and have a thorough understanding of this environment. I hold a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate and I am certified as a CrossFit...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Social Media
Media Relations
Strategic Communications
Editing
Writing
Government
Research
New Media
Strategic Planning
Speech Writing

Employment

Department of Telecommunications & Postal Services
Director: Communication & Research
2012 - 2014
Research and write speeches and briefing notes for the Minister Manage social media in the Department of Communications Assist with media relations and contribute to development of media...
The Presidency
Deputy Director: Speechwriting and Media Liaison
2009 - 2011
Develop and implement social media strategy for The Presidency Formulate and implement communication strategies. Execute media liaison role as required Write, research and draft speeches,...
Department of Social Development
Deputy Director: Content Development
2007 - 2009
Write speeches and briefing notes for Minister and Deputy Minister Develop marketing and communication strategies Manage staff and act as Director: External Communication and Marketing ...
Government Communication & Information System
Assistant Website Content Manager
2006 - 2007
Edit and proofread speeches and statements of political representatives Update, maintain and evaluate government websites Addressed Parliament on Public Service Amendment Bill
LexisNexis Butterworths
Journalist
2004 - 2006
Research, source, write and edit articles Developed and launched Current Awareness Service on news and legislation
Department of Public Service & Administration
Researcher: Ministerial Support Unit
2002 - 2004
Compile documents and conduct research on public management Participate in media liaison and communication unit activities
Don African Library
Research Assistant
1995 - 2002
Conduct research for reference queries using databases, Internet, SABINET. Utilise government publications, current legislation, law reports, books, periodicals, rare maps and books in...

Education

University of KwaZulu-Natal
Honours cum laude
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Gandhi-Desai Secondary
Matric exemption
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University of KwaZulu-Natal / University of Natal
Bachelor of Social Science
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University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-A
Bachelor of Library Science
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University of the Witwatersrand
Certificate
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