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PR Account Director

Location:Johannesburg, Northern Suburbs
Company:Ad Talent

One of South Africa's most reputable Public Relations and Communication agencies is looking for a dynamic, team player with experience in PR and communications. They are looking for a competent, driven and dedicated Account Director, with a great work ethic and a can-do attitude, to join their dynamic client service team and work on clients in the corporate and consumer space.

Minimum requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Public Relations/Communications
  • Eight to 10/12 years' experience - agency experience would be preferential
  • Candidate must be very strong on the strategic side of communications
  • Someone with both corporate and consumer experience
  • Understands PR principles - with very good media relations, strong on reputation management, stakeholder management; government relations and crises management
  • Ability to develop well thought out, creative, integrated and strategic communications strategies
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good agency experience and track record
  • Candidate needs to be able to cope in a very fast paced, deadline driven, quick turnaround environment, with the ability to roll up sleeves and get the work done
  • A good knowledge of the South African media – with good media contacts – as well as a general knowledge of the media sector, including broadcast, online, print and social media
  • Strong on process, systems and reporting
  • Ability to handle/manage a few client accounts simultaneously
  • Manage a team (guide, grow, mentor)
  • Manage budgets

Posted on 12 Jul 09:08

Ad Talent

We are niched in the communications industry with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where we service all of South Africa, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the rest of the world. Our portfolios include Digital, Creative and Client Service in Advertising, Marketing, Media, Public Relations and Corporate Communications.

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