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Senior Account Manager - Public Relations

Remuneration:R30000 - R37500 per month negotiable cost-to-company 
Location:Johannesburg, Parktown
Remote work:Not Applicable
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Often
Reference:#LEW 02/02
Company:Lewyll Communications

So, you are looking to move your client service experience in PR forward to the next level - well, there is no better environment than to join the highly committed team of a successful PR agency in South Africa who are part of a global network. A great opportunity to progress your career working along-side some of the best mentors in the industry.

The appointment is for a senior account manager who is somewhat of a hybrid, able to work across a B2B corporate and consumer client base. 

  • Must be the holder of a tertiary qualification in PR/communications.
  • Experience in an accredited PR agency is a must. A minimum of six years' post graduation experience, of which at least four years was at account manager level. Working on both a B2B corporate and consumer portfolio of clients.
  • Superior interpersonal skills, in dealing with internal counterparts, clients and media - in the process, building strong, long-term relationships.
  • Strong writing abilities.
  • Have an understanding of the creative process and how to work effectively with internal and external creative resources.
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail and efficient time management skills.
  • A well established network of media contacts across print, digital and broadcast channels.
  • Ability to operate as part of a team, as well as independently as required.
If you have an unblemished track-record of providing excellent service whilst building strong relationships with both clients and media, superior writing skills and superb at pitching stories, we would like to view your CV ASAP.

Posted on 25 May 12:25, Closing date 24 Jul

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