Whytock - Executive Assistant to the CEO - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Lisl Whytock

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Executive Assistant to the CEO


General administrative functions
Proof reading and editing
Speech writing
Maintaining and updating company legal documentation
Executive support to the CEO and CFO
Researching and forwarding relevant
Arranging all Executive Meetings
Following up with CEO's Management Team
Interacting with external parties
Graphic design of company marketing material
Maintaining company intranet and internet (Joomla)
Compiling and distributing company newsletter (Mailchimp)
Event coordination including company golf day arrangements
Coordination of corporate gifts
Conducting yearly client and employee surveys (Online Surveys)
Overseeing receptionist and cleaners
Arranging local and international travel

Work History

Executive Assistant to the CEO

MCT Telecommunications

October 2010 - October 2010

Executive support to the CEO and CFO
Diary management
Local and International travel arrangementsContent writing
Handling internal and external communications
Event coordination
Content writing for business documents, marketing material, websites, newsletters, etc.
Proof reading and editing
Online content management
Graphic design of marketing material
Newsletter design, content & compilation

Business Consultant

Various during my retrenchment

February 2010 - October 2010

Designing HR Policies and Procedures
Managing RFP processes for HR Info Systems
Graphic design and marketing for a local lifestyle magazine
Quality Control for Call Centre

National Human Resources Admin Manager

RoyalSechaba Food Services

April 2008 - February 2010

Established a dedicated recruitment division for Royal Sechaba Food Services and headed up the HR Administration Department and Coordinators.

Business Manager

Willem Kruger & Associates

September 2005 - April 2008

I undertook a marketing role, compiling and delivering presentations for the company as well assisting with administrative functions.

Key Accounts Executive

Dartcom (Pty) Ltd

July 2001 - August 2005

I was responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key customers such as Cell C and MTN in order to achieve my set targets by providing them with RF telecommunications equipment.

Sales Executive

Jasco Telecommunications

April 1998 - November 2000

I was responsible for meeting set sales targets through maintaining and building on my customer base in the RF telecommunications market.

Sales Representative


January 1998 - March 1998

I was responsible for introducing a specific handheld GPS to Land Surveyors and the like.

Sales Representative

Spescom (Pty) Ltd

July 1990 - February 1997

I was responsible for selling parachute opening devices as well as land, marine and aviation handheld GPS equipment.

Sales Secretary


March 1989 - June 1990

This was an administrative function for the Sales Division.

Ground Crew

South African Airways

January 1988 - March 1989

Passenger assistance and check-in.


Examples of my content writing

Website content 1 http://bit.ly/L22SHc
Web Guru Website Services Provider
Website content 2 http://bit.ly/UHfXsK
Welman Consulting Management Consulting
Website content 3 http://bit.ly/TE1FG1
LSI Management Consultant Recruitment
Website content 4 http://bit.ly/WSWRNl
MCT Telecommunications Fibre Optic Network Provider

Blog article 1 http://bit.ly/Ulpsfp
Private Equity in South Africa FINANCE
Blog article 2 http://bit.ly/Sket5E
A Global Perspective on Private Equity FINANCE
Blog article 3 http://bit.ly/TLp88A
What to expect from your SEO company ONLINE MARKETING
Blog article 4 http://bit.ly/TJicev
Keeping your website bounce rate low ONLINE MARKETING
Blog article 5 http://bit.ly/TJiJgp
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge TRAVEL
Blog article 6 http://bit.ly/WL6y0T
Choosing a new hairstyle is a bit like bungee jumping BEAUTY
Blog article 7 http://bit.ly/SI1JXT
Rules that govern our lives WELLNESS
Blog article 8 http://bit.ly/Xtjw8C
Keeping your cool with your kids! PARENTING
Blog article 9 http://bit.ly/11IVqaj
Exams and your tween PARENTING
Blog article 10 http://bit.ly/UgfQjo
Finally, a diet tailored uniquely for you WELLNESS
Blog article 11 http://bit.ly/SI2gcq
Stop the guilt moms! PARENTING
Blog article 12 http://bit.ly/Yi5GHj
Fundamentals of Private Equity FINANCE
Blog article 13 http://bit.ly/Wk3l8R
South African Venture Capital in 2013: The Year Ahead FINANCE
Business Growth in a Risk Averse Economy http://bit.ly/Y9cZg6 FINANCE
Corculture's Participation in Private Equity http://bit.ly/XFL4UU FINANCE

Qualifications & Certifications

Press Release and Media Writing

SA Writers College

Digital Marketing

University of Stellenbosch Business School

Introduction to Labour Law

Nexus Lexus


Sage International

Management Development Programme (NQF 6)

University of Stellenbosch Business School

IMM - 4 subjects


Key Account Management

Stratham Bryce International

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