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JENNY GRIESEL COMMUNICATIONS

Jenny Griesel Communications is a boutique PR and Communications Company, based in Pretoria, South Africa. We specialize in PR and communications for upmarket brands and high-profile individuals. We craft strategic communications to help reach your business objectives. We tailor make strategies to drive excellence, and implement them well.

Our vast network of media relations with all top media in South Africa, enables us to create the buzz that you need for consumers to fall in love with your brand. We take pride in innovation. We do things differently and enable you to stand out from the crowd. Our communications expertise extends far beyond the usual, and whether you are communicating to consumers or business to business, we will take your communications to the next level. We are experts at what we do, and will deliver the best return on investment for your product with an integrated brand awareness campaign and PR that works.

We absolutely love what we do, and we’d love to discuss your marketing and communications needs with you.

The Company was founded by Jenny Griesel in 2013.

Registration no: 2015 / 089886 / 07. BBEEE – Level 4 Contributor.

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ABOUT JENNY GRIESEL

Jenny Griesel is one of South Africa's most respected media and marketing specialists. She brings over fifteen years of experience in media, communications, marketing strategy and management to the to the projects run by her boutique communications consultancy. Based in Pretoria, South Africa, Jenny Griesel Communications consults to brands requiring specialized, marketing, communications, PR and media services.

Jenny was the Marketing Manager at Jacaranda FM, one of South Africa's largest independent radio stations. Landmark successes during her tenure include relaunching the brand's corporate identity, launching the first annual Jacaranda Day, launching & creative directing Jacaranda Pops, managing the 5th & 6th annual Sisters with Blisters walks, leading Jacaranda's Purple Rhino Project and contributing to growing the station's audience in Gauteng. Jenny also spearheaded a research project for the advertising trade that revealed the formidable value of the Pretoria market.

Prior to this, she excelled in marketing and brand management roles at SABC 2, Ster-Kinekor and Givenchy, where her work was acknowledged with various accolades. While at Givenchy, her portfolio grew above the market average during recession years, and the brand enjoyed unprecedented media interest. During her tenure at SABC 2, she crafted formidable communications and marketing initiatives that launched new successful new initiatives, and stimulated new interest in various longstanding shows. At Ster-Kinekor, she crafted various strategies that are still in effect today for both the Ster-Kinekor and Cinema Nouveau brands.

Having grown up in Johannesburg, Jenny studied BA (Communications and French) at the University of Johannesburg. This institution also planted the seed for her media career, as she joined the campus radio station (then RAU Radio), as a presenter and worked her way up to the position of Station Manager. It was her foresight in this role that saw this station earn its FM License, build a new studio and move into a profit-making position. After relocating to Pretoria, Jenny studied Intellectual Property Law, Environmental Law, and completed a BA (Honours) through UNISA (University of South Africa), achieving a distinction for her thesis that scrutinized the Needletime Music Policy in South Africa.

Jenny is a board member on the Rory Hensman Elephant Conservation and Research Unit NGO and a strategic advisor on the Tuks FM Advisory Board at the University of Pretoria. Known for her philanthropy, she has supported and participated in initiatives including the Sky Dive for Rhinos, the Dian Vossey Gorilla Fund, StopRhinoPoaching.com, Be The Hero Foundation, Spar Women’s Race and the Hanna Charity and Empowerment Foundation. Jenny has invested a significant amount of time in rhino protection, for which she was recently presented with a Rhino Conservation Award by the Department of Environmental Affairs and Game Rangers Association of Africa. She is acknowledged in renowned conservationist Ian Player’s book “Rhino Keepers” for her contribution to responsible media management around this cause. She championed the now annual “Walk for Elephants with Elephants” and recently featured on the television programme, Kwêla, for her commitment to elephant conservation in South Africa.

Jenny’s focus is to help brands reach their objectives through innovative marketing and communications strategies that work. An avid researcher, she constantly stays abreast of trends in the South African media landscape and provides communications services to some of the country’s biggest brands. She manages publicity for some of the country’s most high profile individuals and celebrities, and is committed to stay hands-on with all of her projects, bringing her flair to everything she does.

“Never stop learning, never rest on your laurels, and always remember that in order to stay in the race, you have to keep swimming.”

Jenny is a forward-thinking strategist and practical implementer. She speaks English, Afrikaans and French, and travels regularly to keep her worldview broad.

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TESTIMONIALS
In our first meeting Jenny Griesel asked us, "Where's our dream place we'd love to be featured?" That question captures Jenny and her work ethos to a tee because it takes real bravery to ask this AND then actually deliver on it, especially in the unpredictable world of PR.

Her tenacity and robust relationships in the industry ensured we were able to get featured in the Sunday Times, The Star, Cape Argus, The Citizen, on 5 FM, Kaya FM, CNBC Africa, Maggs on Media, Moneyweb and as a lead contributor on BizCommunity to name a few.

In addition, Jenny assisted us with writing a series of thought leadership pieces and secured exclusives with top South African media platforms.

Jenny makes dreams a reality and any brand that Jenny choses to work would be lucky to have her.
Marc Kornberger, COO and Co-founder Student Village
Working with Jenny is an absolute pleasure. Not only is she extremely professional and knowledgeable about her field, but she also exudes an enthusiasm and dedication to her work, that, in our world, are rare qualities to come by. Her passion for projects with heart is evident and inspiring.
Dr Reina-Marie Loader, Cinema Humaine
We have been working with Jenny Griesel Communications for a year, and have nothing but praise for her work and efforts. She has been extremely efficient in introducing us to contemporary media channels such as television and radio, thus promoting our efforts to educate the public about elephants, their conservation and what we as a company are doing in terms of research, education and awareness drives for these wonderful pachyderms. Jenny has been tireless on our social media platforms, posting, and replying to guests and the public. In addition she has been engaging with tour operators and the public, her approach is professional, friendly and extremely competent. We look forward to going further with her by our side.
Sean Hensman, Adventures with Elephants
Jenny is a one-of-a-kind marketing guru. Her enthusiasm, heart and dedication to her projects have kept us coming back for more of her golden touch.
Jeandre Gerding, Francois Odendaal Productions
Jenny is a delightful and articulate speaker. She is a perfect example of a woman making “Boss Moves” in the PR space and drew a lot of interest into this industry after her speech at our Girls and Women in Media event. She inspired girls and women to continue to be leaders in their field and set themselves apart through research and constant reinventing. Jenny’s commitment to what she does is evident in her passion and impressive portfolio.
Nonala Tose, 5FM Radio Broadcaster and founder of Boss Moves Girls and Women in Media Programme
CONTACT
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206 Outeniqua Ave, Pretoria, South Africa, 0181
jenny@jennygriesel.co.za


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