Temp Senior Account Manager - CT - City Bowl & Surrounds

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R20000 - R30000 - Public Relations
Ref: 54 Date Posted: Monday 29 Jan 2018
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My client is a well established, highly reputable owner-managed PR agency with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, currently looking for a Senior Account Manager to join their team, working on a Financial Services Client.

This role requires experience in Financial Services PR, digital marketing, people management, including coaching, mentoring and outputs-based KPI development.
You will be responsible for managing PR and Digital Marketing campaigns and lead a team of Account Managers/ Account Execs, and Interns.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide strategic input and manage the developments of plans 
  • Share your knowledge, process and results with the team on an ongoing basis for knowledge transfer
  • Collaborate with outsourced writers to create financial industry press announcements 
  • Co-ordinate and manage Digital marketing campaigns for optimum results
  • Quality assure delivery of the team and it’s outputs including proposals and pitches
  • Build the brand through networking and attending various events
  • Act as an escalation point and facilitate successful problem resolution
  • Monitor expenditures against budgets to ensure targets are met
  • Key relationships; Clients, Media, Suppliers, Copywriters, internal team
  • Monthly reporting and administration of accounts (records, billing etc.)

Candidate Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in either Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Media.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a PR agency environment
  • A solid understanding of the local Financial industry is essential
  • Existing relationships with key media is absolutely essential.
  • Drivers' license and own transport absolutely essential.