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Rendani Nevhulaudzi

I help businesses to digitally transform


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Thohoyandou South Africa

Chief Digital Officer @ Joren Communications


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Business Address

136 2nd St, Midrand, South Africa, 1685


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Website Design and Development

in Njabulo & Associates

Website Design and Development

in Nandoni Villa Fish Camp

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Current Position(s)

Chief Digital Officer | Management | Joren Communications
Pretoria, South Africa | October 2012 - present

ICT and Telecommunications

Passionate about digital transformation


Previous Position(s)

Digital Marketing Specialist | Marketing and Communications | Business Connexion (Pty) Ltd
Midrand, South Africa | September 2014 - February 2015

ICT and Telecommunications

I was responsible for the implementation and maintenance of effective communication programmes and strategies in order to stimulate demand, meet Operating Entities objectives and the maintenance of a professional and favorable public image of the Business Connexion Group particularly on owned Digital and other digital platforms.

Create a Digital Strategy, as well as the implement of the strategy in collaboration with other strategists and planners within the Marketing team to incorporate social strategies as part of larger integrated programs reaching all consumer touch points.

Creating modern, current-thinking strategies for the Group through social activities that target and maximize the reach of brands or specific Communications and Advertising campaigns and create abilities to measure ROI.

Ensure the execution of social strategies and set operational goals to track progress and ensure their impact and effectiveness.

Manage project deliverable, timelines and budgets and implement new technologies and trends.

Manage and drive operational activities including monitoring, moderation, post writing, publishing, blog research and writing, community-outreach efforts, promotions in order to maintain a positive social experience for the target audience.

Manage the online reputation management platforms and liaise and compile data into management reports.

Utilize and manage social bookmarking initiatives.

Support the management Search Engine Optimization (SEO) integration process with Digital Manager.

Educate and present to clients and internal teams on social trends, tools and programs as a subject matter expert.

Ensure coordination and collaboration with the Head of Communications, Head of Brand, greater Marketing team, web portal team, and the CIS team to ensure that the SEO, PPC and overall ranking and technical considerations are adhered to.


Social Media Practitioner / Webmaster | Public Information Affairs | United States Diplomatic Mission to South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa | April 2013 - August 2014

Government, Public Administration and Defence

- Content manager for the Mission's main web site
- Developer and Manager of its program and event specific sites as well as social media sites, with the objective of reaching and engaging a target audience on USG policies and issues, and informing this audience about Mission and services and programs.
- Researches and recommends new material, technologies and platforms to achieve this objective.
- Assists in moderating interaction with the audience engaging the Mission on these sites, and assists in drafting, editing, selecting and placing appropriate content on all these sites.


National Specilist Web Master | Media and Communication | LoveLife Trust
Sandton, South Africa | 2012 - 2013

Social Development and Community Services

- Content optimisation for web and mobile platforms;
- Ensure content is promoted full circle across all of loveLife’s available digital channels for maximum reach and impact (including relevant links);
- Manage flow of content from print publications to digital platforms;
- Manage and monitor online/digital platforms;
- Manage loveLife’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Vimeo with regular posts either sourced or as directed by Line Manager;
- Monitor and analyse SMS and email results and suggest strategies to build on results/findings;
- Upload content to loveLife’s internal website The Chill Room (including daily news articles);
- Update polls, news, calendar, facts, quotes on loveLife corporate and youth websites;
- Digital marketing and promotions;
- Assist in conceptualising, uploading and monitoring of social marketing campaigns/promotions;
- Manage online competitions, including securing prizes/sponsors and loveLife’s other traditional media platforms and partners running promotions for greater synergy;
- Management of staff and dependencies related to this function for optimal performance and effective implementation of work related to the digital platforms;
- Managing the digital agency (service provider).


Web Developer | Web Maintenance | JHNet Web Development
Sandton, South Africa | 2011 - 2012

ICT and Telecommunications

- Manage and coordinate corporate websites; Develop, design and manage website projects ;
- Manage online marketing campaigns using Google ad Words, Analytics and Ad Sense;
- Manage corporate websites social media using Facebook, Twitter and Blogs (BlogSpot , Wordpress);
- Design and develop bulk mailers;
- Register regulate and transfer registration of domains;
- Compile and edit weekly company electronic blog and


Microsoft Student Partner | Microsoft
2011 - 2011

ICT and Telecommunications

The Microsoft Student Partner Program recognizes top young minds from around the world who are passionate about technology. It's a once in a lifetime opportunity to develop real-world skills to help you succeed in your future career, to help others learn about the technology of today and tomorrow, and to connect with other like-minded students, all whilst having a ton of fun along the way. The program is our way of encouraging students who are interested in building a closer relationship with Microsoft, and those who are simply hooked on technology, to develop their skills further.


Facilitator | SMMT Online
Johannesburg | 2009 - 2009

Training Educators the use of E-Learing using Microsoft Office Suite


Office Assitant : Community Engagement and Online Content Coordinator | University of South Africa
2009 - 2011

Academia, Education and Training

Coordinate MathsEdge community engagement flagship and the College of Science Engineering and Technology Website


Chairperson | Science Engineering and Technology Students Association
2009 - 2011

Academia, Education and Training

Chairperson of Science Engineering and Technology Students Association, oversees and lead the day to day running of the student organization, chair executive meetings and facilitated the organization projects


E - Markering | Kesloo Publishing
Pretoria | 2008 - 2009

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce

Responsible for Marketing the website in social networks and finding relevant stakeholder to advertise on the website

Educational history

Secondary

Dimani Agricultural High School, Thohoyandou, South Africa (2005)

Tertiary

Vega School of Brand Leadership

Pretoria, South Africa | 2013 - 2013

Professional Diploma - Digital Marketing

The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is a practical course designed to help you improve your business’s online lead generation and customer engagement.

Exclusively designed by practising Digital Marketing professionals, the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing carries the coveted Digital Marketing Institute accreditation and associated brand recognition, which is highly sought after by employers.

The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is ideal for anyone involved in the planning, implementation or measurement of digital strategies or anyone who would like to pursue a career in this area. The programme is suitable for professionals of all levels and disciplines, and will prepare you to take up a more specialist role within the overall marketing domain.

Dimani Agricultural High School

2001 - 2005

Grade 12 National Certificate - Mathematics, Physcial Science and Agriculture

Achievements

media exposure

Afrotake Business Shapers | 2016

Afrotaken Business Shapers is the programme led by Afrotake Media to recognise the professionals and entrepreneurs who are credibly adding value into the world of business with conviction to shape the economy for the benefit of the community.

Inspired | 2011

Rendani has explored technology since his early years. His family grew used to him fiddling with the remote control of the television or playing with their cellphones. After matric he wanted to pursue his passion for technology, but knew that he preferred to discover things for himself. “I do not like to be taught. Most of the things I know about computers I taught myself,”

Inspired | 2011

Chairperson of the Science, Engineering and Technology Student Association (SETSA), Rendani Nevhulaudzi, said students were motivated to work and assist the community. They are equally committed to contribute to the work of
CSET and gain experience from such activities.

New Insights into College Happenings and Editorials (NICHE) | 2011

2011 has been a year of engagement for the Science, Engineering and Technology Students Association, We recently travelled across the country to meet up with CSET students in regional campuses and the process gave us a clear understanding of how to better serve CSET students in the regions.

University of South Africa Vice Chancellor Annual Review | 2011

College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) third-year Information Technology student Rendani Nevhulaudzi’s passion for computers and technology earned him the distinction of becoming the first Unisa Microsoft Student Partner (MSP).

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