Public Relations Account Manager 6 years ago

Job Description

We urgently require an Account Manager to join a dynamic, highly energetic, self-driven team.

Client Responsibilities

  • Consult on a range of communications techniques
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of your clients 'business and the industry
  • Understand related industries and their impact on your clients’ business
  • Forge and exploit strategic press relationships
  • Implement smart methodology and delivers strategic and comprehensive PR services
  • Effectively manages core coverage campaigns
  • Serves the press to the highest professional standards
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce high quality written material in a timely manner
  • Proficient in all areas of writing including plans, opinion pieces, presentations and proposals
  • Day-to-day management of client campaigns
  • Develop and drive strategy, planning and budget setting processes
  • Seek opportunities to contribute to client retention/growth and client satisfaction
  • Identify potential new clients

People Responsibilities

  • Sound experience in managing, motivating and leading a team
  • Management account executives and account coordinators
  • Implementation of effective skills development programmes

Finance Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the overall achievement of your business unit’s business plan through complete ownership of the clients campaigns

Operations Responsibilities

  • Oversee and review your team's time sheets to ensure programmes are run on time and on budget.
  • Ensure your teams follow the company's reporting protocol

Minimum Requirements

  • Communications or Journalism degree, or other 5 years related experience.
  • Ability to manage diverse daily workloads and priorities
  • Must have established media relationships and contacts
  • Must have strong written and verbal skills, in-depth media knowledge, and a proven track record of managing work flow of busy accounts
  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic

Location: Gauteng: Eastrand


Should you meet all the above requirements, please send an updated and detailed CV to