WELCOME TO SPACE
WE OFFER INTEGRATED MARKETING SOLUTIONS
With our offices in Johannesburg, Lagos and Amsterdam, plus an extensive network throughout Africa, we have the local insights, experience, logistics and network to support any blue-chip client in successfully and efficiently marketing their goods and services to any market in Africa.
Being committed to offering our clients fully integrated marketing solutions and having the attitude of tenaciously cracking every challenge, we constantly learn, evolve and expand our network, skills and offering.
As such, we have redefined traditional agency roles to develop multi-skilled and multifaceted, non-siloed and collaborative team members across borders. We are passionate, disciplined and efficient in the way we solve our clients’ issues.
THE SPACE NETWORK
Africa is our domain. We understand the complexity but also its potential. We manage our projects from our three offices in Johannesburg, Amsterdam and Lagos and will be expanding our network further, following our clients’ needs to coordinate their interests on the African continent. Here is an overview of all the countries we have been actively engaged in.
Kagiso is the man behind the lens. With a burning passion set amid creating engaging content. The primitive content producer always strives to learn, grow and, in-turn, expand his expertise.
Valued by his peers as go-to strategist, Johan holds post-graduate qualifications in Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy from University of Johannesburg with over 15 years of experience in communication, media and marketing strategy.
Currently studying towards a BA in Psychological Counselling – Ntombi’s quiet determination and friendly, professional manner sees her manning the front desk at SPACE headquarters. Her organising skills makes her the go-to person for any administrative issues in the office.
Media, marketing and brand communications junkie and a seasoned broadcast producer with a passion for finding new and exciting ways of telling brand stories. Shaping her career at the 24-hour news channel eNCA, Helene’s been at the forefront of the communications space through her work on a prominent industry-focused television programme. She holds a BA Honours Degree in Journalism and Media Studies and also sits on the Vega School of Brand Leadership’s regional advisory board.
MANAGER: EVENTS AND ACTIVATIONS
From labour and security to guest logistics and production - Zelda’s level-headed, practical approach means she is good at getting things done - and getting them done efficiently. She started her event management career with the 2003 ICC World Cup Cricket tournament and has honed her passion for the event and retail experiential sectors ever since.
RESEARCH AND INSIGHTS ASSOCIATE
A social media and digital marketing specialist with a background in psychology and strategic analytics. Nomcebo brings extensive knowledge in content creation, online communication and industry trends to the Research and Insights department at SPACE.
An ambitious young South African with a passion for the law, Kutlwano believes in the power of hard work and determination. With an unquenchable lust for knowledge and steely motivation, Kutlwano is set to climb the corporate ladder in the future.
As an integral part of the SPACE team, Zanele performs a wide range of administrative tasks. Having worked in the domestic industry for 15 years, Zanele possesses good interpersonal and organisation skills. Zanele is keen to develop her personal and professional capabilities at SPACE in order to contribute to the overall success and efficiency of the organisation
BRAND MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
In less than 140 characters, the digital savvy strategist, Reabetswe holds a honours degree in Brand Management. Occupying her multiple roles as strategist, social media manager and intern mom.
BRAND MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
Starting her career as a client service enthusiast in OOH innovation, Shannon’s skills now cover all aspects of the SPACE brand management department. Shannon holds a BCom degree in marketing & business management which was achieved in 2015.
Lungi holds a higher diploma in Fine Art and Graphic Design and studied Media Management through the AAA School of Advertising in 2008. She has extensive experience working on various accounts. She heads up our media channel services.
Gerrit started his career as a stylist on national television and moved into the field of event management in 2005, conceptualising and executing numerous activation campaigns and events. Gerrit is currently head of the SPACE event’s team.
MOYA VAN NIEKERK
The seasoned media specialist boasts over 12 years of experience. Being known for her vast knowledge and understanding of everything media, earned her the alias ‘Media Encyclopaedia’.
INTERNAL LEGAL ADVISOR
Graduating top of her class, Debbie holds a LLB degree from L.E.A.D. The multi-skilled attorney boasts experience as an attorney and in client service. Debbie provides SPACE with all facets of legal advice
With a keen interest in public relations, communications and communication strategy – Thato’s people skills and little black book of contacts is a critical addition to the SPACE Content department.
BRAND MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE
Fueled by an unquenchable thirst for brands and the different ways in which brands and consumers connect, communicate and engage with each other, Ryan specializes in brand strategy and communication.
An avid disciple of all things creative, Joanne graduated from the AFDA film school with a BA (cum laude) degree in motion picture and a BA Honours (cum laude) in Brand Communication at the Vega School of Brand Leadership. Jo specialises in filmmaking and visual communication and currently heads the SPACE creative team
With a post-graduate BComm qualification from North West University and experience as an Accountant, Andries is the tasked with handling SPACE’s financial matters.
RESEARCH AND INSIGHTS EXECUTIVE
With a cum laude honours degree in Development Communication and completing a Master’s degree in Quantitative Political Communication, his research and communication planning experience always identifies and provides invaluable insights.
Aggie has become something of an office institution. Well-experienced in office administration, it is her duty to bring order to, and contain, the whirlwind of activities around her while maintaining an undeniable sense of humour.
Connecting SPACE with its multiple stakeholders, in the coolest shuttle in the city and always ready to help when you need him. Steve handles all things admin related, keeping SPACE at the top of its game. The shuttle will add.
Patrick heads up SPACE European operations from the Amsterdam HQ. He ran large international TTL accounts and teams at agencies like Grey and JWT. Specialized in integrated brand solutions and relationship management.
The solution-orientated Events Associate is an on-site event manager. Unathi holds an integrated Media Practices qualification from Boston Media House.
Morné holds a national diploma in Public Relations. He started his career in advertising. He is known for his strong business sense, attention to detail and ability to conceptualise, supervise and conclude many successful campaigns.
Otis is studying towards his marketing degree at the University of Johannesburg and has joined SPACE as an intern. With a keen interest in consumer behaviour, Otis is assisting the insights department in crafting effective strategies for clients.
Treyvone has a real passion for youth culture, understanding diversity and making people smile. Coupled with ten years’ experience in Brand communication, Experiential Marketing and Project Management, this guy is who we call for creative and impactful brand and product experiences.
With an Honours degree in cultural and media studies from University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Reagile is a media enthusiast with an intrinsic understanding of consumer behavior which enables her to compile targeted media schedules
Jean-Claude is a Junior Accountant and all round nice guy. He is the bridge between Finance and the team. His detailed and cautious approach allows SPACE to process all its financial transactions with ease.
With four years’ industry experience and a BComm Accounting degree, Charmaine balances sheets with her eyes closed.
Buhle is a young enthusiastic lady, currently completing her BA degree in International Relations at UNISA. She is part of our Administrative staff, managing the reception area and all admin related issues.
A well rounded media planner with a burning desire to always better herself and, in-turn, the campaigns she schedules. Masentle boasts advanced communication skills which enable her to always deliver the best value for money
The ever-curious Camille holds a BA degree in Strategic Communication and forms part of the Lost in SPACE (LIS) Internship programme."
A recent Bcom Information Management graduate who takes initiative in assimilating tasks with confidence and humility. Muhammed loves meeting new people and finding creative solutions to logistical and event challenges.
A charismatic Advertising graduate, Melusi Ncongwane has his finger on the pulse and a professional manner that brings trends and sound business practices together to get to the best results.
ANE VAN DER MERWE
With 3 years’ experience in administration and finance general assistance. The multi-talented Ane Van der Merwe is SPACE’s Junior Bookkeeper
SENIOR EVENTS ASSOCIATE
Promise Motshele holds a BTech in Music Production from Damelin. With experience as an event specialist across multiple industries, Promise’s focus is client relations and an all-rounder tactical event implementer.
A quick-to-learn coder, always on the lookout for the best technological solutions. With a degree in Software Programming from University of Johannesburg and IT accreditations. Glen is bringing geek back.
INTERNAL LEGAL ASSOCIATE
The tenacious young attorney in the making is currently completing his LLB degree at the University of Witwatersrand. Xolani is the general assistant to SPACE legal advisor.