Van Schalkwyk (van der Merwe) - Marketer - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Melanie Van Schalkwyk (van der Merwe)

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Entrepeneur, children's basic need campaigner, love wine, food, travel, golf, photography, books, social media and not the least being a mom.



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Marketing and Public relations of various industries including tourism, spa, golf and non profit.

Work History


Maccauvlei on Vaal

From January 2013


Le Pommier wines

February 2010 - October 2011

Le Pommier wines are easy drinking wine, best enjoyed with good company, family, friends, love and laughter with or without food.


Matt's Foundation

October 2009 - October 2009

Matt’s Foundation was established to assist in making a difference to under-privileged children’s lives in our community(Vaal Triangle in South Africa), by raising funds or goods through giving circles; donations; events and grants. Funding community-based organizations working with some of our most vulnerable children for their most basic needs like food, clothing, special education needs and medical care. These children have all been made susceptible through circumstances beyond their control.


MV Communications

January 2006 - January 2006

Marketing Public Relations company spesialising in marketing strategies, advertising, PR and web development. Our team covers the entire marketing spectrum from graphic design, copywriting, web development, strategy, PR and brand management.


Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club

January 2004 - March 2014

Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club is a classic Hotel situated on the bend of the scenic Vaal River offering river views from all angles. This luxurious Hotel caters for discerning business and leisure travellers alike. Whether you visit the Hotel for a family breakaway or for a conference, your relevant needs will always be met.


Zorgvliet Spa

June 2004 - June 2004

Zorgvliet Spa is a tranquil South African day spa where you can release stress and recharge.
Zorgvliet Spa is located on the banks of the Vaal river at Riviera on Vaal Hotel & Country Club in Vereeniging (016 420 1314)


Meldies and Misckas clothing and shoe stores

January 1995 - January 2003



MV Communications; marketing and pr for tourism, spa, travel and non profit industries.

Qualifications & Certifications

business management

North-West University/Noordwes-Universiteit

Vaal University of Technology

Vaal University of Technology

vereeniging hoerskool

Hoërskool Drie Riviere

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