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ABOUT US

ARTHUR
COLLETT

Arthur’s Reputation Management career has been built off a solid hospitality base, where he has extensive experience in all aspects of the hospitality industry, having been involved in operations across Southern Africa, including Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as well as overseeing the development, launching, opening and marketing of new properties and projects.
Arthur’s eye for detail and love of research, are well suited to delivering relevant reputation management strategies and communication plans across all platforms. His background in hospitality ensures that service delivery is key.

DIONNE
COLLETT

Dionne Collett, an expert and leader in marketing and public relations, founded Take Note Reputation Management in 2007, after having served as the Marketing Manager for one of Southern Africa’s leading hospitality companies.
Dionne is recognized for her knowledge and professionalism across a broad spectrum of industries, as reflected in Take Notes past and present clients, as well her contribution to the Public Relations Industry as a past Chairperson of the KZN Chapter of PRISA.
Delivering innovative, results driven, solutions to a Brand’s Reputation, has become the hallmark of Take Notes service under the guidance of Dionne.

CHEY
HAWTREY

Chey is dedicated, energetic, chatty and self-motivated, with a BA in Corporate Communications who is currently furthering her studies with Honours in Integrated Organisational Communication.

Despite being new to the working world, Chey has been a quick learner and has gained broad and invaluable experience in managing the Youth Board of Directors project.

Chey’s creative talents, coupled with her organised nature, are put to excellent use in managing and applying social media programmes.

LISA
TOWNEND

A copywriter with content creation, as a personal driver. Adept at composing well written copy on thought leadership, opinion pieces, media releases, digital content and social media. With an innate passion for research and a natural flair for collaboration, a simple concept or thought can be brought into a full and colourful life. Drawing inspiration from the team, to deliver on imaginative and strategic campaigns with big picture vision and attention to the finest details of spelling and grammar.

MAGGI
ROOTMAN

Maggi is a corporate accounting professional with a wide range of experience and is particularly adept at the implementation and management of accounting systems and procedures.

Maggi focuses on communicating effectively, to build relationships both internally and externally and to develop strategic partnerships and provide advice at all levels of management.

 

MISSION - VISION - VALUES

OUR MISSION

• Exploit the positive attributes of a brand to build and enhance its reputation.
• Develop a transformational purpose.

OUR VISION

• To be respected for our reputation
• To have a balanced client portfolio to enable effective exercising of synergies to the benefit of our clients
• To offer turnkey solutions for all elements of reputation

OUR VALUES

• A personal approach
• Take ownership
• Attention to detail
• Determined in our objectives

TESTIMONIALS

“It has been such a pleasure working with the team at Take Note Reputation Management. I am very impressed with their professionalism and work ethic. Thank you very much for always looking after me and I know every time your events will be enjoyable and memorable.”

Odwa Ndungane
Former Springbok and Sharks Rugby Player and current presenter of SuperSport

I've worked with Take Note Reputation Management since 2013 and it has been a fruitful relationship. They understand my needs as a journalist, and they curate their press releases with information that will pique my interest and therefore be of value to our readership. They are very professional and s a pleasure to work with.

Buhle Mbonambi
Food & Drink Editor - Independent Media South Africa

Take Note are competent, friendly and reliable they go above and beyond to make things happen! With regards to execution, they’re brilliant – efficient, responsive, flexible and quick to adapt to meet our needs as a media house. They add value by being pro-active. Our relationship is an important one and would highly recommend their services!

Bronwyn Forbes-Harding
Journalist, Get It Durban

Take Note have awesome clients - they're a great fit for our women's lifestyle publication. They're always happy to brainstorm ideas to match the product with our brand, and work with us as a team effort, whether we're looking for a way to feature stylish footwear in our fashion section or a great restaurant review for our food pages.

Sasha Wyatt-Minter
Editor, www.all4women.co.za

I've been working with Take Note for a couple of years and have had nothing but utter professionalism and warmth from all staff members. They always keep you up to speed on any work and ensure that jobs done are organised and run smoothly.

Siobhan Yeatman
Blogger, Sugar & Spice Beauty and Lifestyle blog

Take Note is by far one of the most professional PR companies I have had the privilege of working with over the course of my 12-year career as a magazine editor. The information they provide is always concise, correct and clearly communicated and their attention to detail is always spot on.

Leah Shone
Editor, Get It Ballito | Umhlanga

We have worked with Take Note for 7 years for Communications and Marketing projects. The staff are highly motivated, approachable and very professional in their approach, they put a great deal of effort into their tasks to get the job done. We have experienced many successful outcomes and feel confident having a reputation management partner.

Mark Stavrakis
General Manager, Limpopo Field Guiding Academy

We have experienced a very successful working relationship with our marketing needs taken care of in a professional manner. The team at take Note are quick to act and are results focused. There was always a deep understanding of our core business and our industry and for these reasons we would highly recommend Take Note in a marketing role.

Cindy Sheedy-Walker
CEO Sales & Marketing, Extraordinary

The services rendered by Take Note were consistently exemplary throughout the planning phase before the conference. During the conference itself they went above and beyond the call of duty. Take Note were available to help 24/7 and ensured that AHF SA was always professionally presented. Our events were well attended, and media coverage was good. We highly recommend Take Note’s services.

Larissa Klazinga
Regional Policy and advocacy manager: Southern Africa, AIDS Healthcare Foundation

“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” Benjamin Franklin

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