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Senior Account Lead - PR

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town, City Centre
Job level:Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Conversation Capital

Job description

PR/communications agency seeks a talented senior account lead with an excellent client service track record to head up a brand portfolio that primarily includes fashion, beauty and alcohol. The candidate should have proven skills in conceptualising innovative PR/communication strategies, production and fulfilment of customer experiences and campaigns - as well as the management of a team to deliver outstanding results.

We require a big thinker who loves out of the box ideas and is digitally fluent with a global mindset. The strategic direction of solutions that include media, sponsorships, activations, KOLs, Influencers and collaborations is also necessary.

In more detail

  • Effective client strategy development and successful presentation thereof
  • On-going strategic direction, re-steering and guidance across scope/s of client portfolio and team
  • Management and reporting on team performance vs client KPIs
  • Management of all client campaigns from end to end
  • Development and management of partnerships with third-party brands, influencers, collaborators and supply partners as required
  • Drive process improvements and ways of working across all team responsibilities
  • Assume managerial responsibility for any additional ad hoc projects and queries as reasonably required
  • Plan, host and direct client and supply partner meetings
  • Check and sign off on all communication going to client from team
  • Proactive and reactive communication with clients, including weekly status meetings and Friday round-ups
  • Contribute to and oversee the creation, distribution and follow-up of all content
  • Management and development of media relations
  • Edit and proof check all content developed by the team
  • The building of all presentations and convincing delivery of the same to clients
Customer experience
  • Conceptualisation, management and fulfilment of all customer experiences as per the seasonal plan
Finance and legal
  • Management of all client budgets
  • Sourcing of supply partner quotes and submission of CE request to finance
  • Profitability of portfolio
  • Management of all legal requirements and documents associated with campaign contributors, services and collateral
  • Checking of all reports developed by the team
  • Completion of analysis and insights sections
  • Sign off of all monthly reporting
  • Timeous distribution of monthly reports to client


  • 10 years' fashion/consumer/retail PR experience
  • Ability to create and drive integrated PR and below-the-line campaigns
  • Senior-level media/digital relationships required
  • Outstanding client services/relationship management skills
  • 'Can do' attitude with the ability to gracefully manage both up and down
  • Hands-on
  • Hardworking, loyal and trustworthy
  • No ego/sense of self-importance
  • Proficient in designing presentations
  • Able to work long hours when required

Posted on 23 Jan 14:20

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