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Senior Account Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Benefits:Subsidised Medical Aid, Pension Fund
Location:Cape Town, Mowbray
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Type:Permanent
Reference:#SAMCTKT
Company:Eclipse PR


Job description

Eclipse PR, an established and trusted agency with a strong track record and wealth of experience in the consumer and corporate space, is looking for an organised, results-driven, team player to fulfil the position of senior account manager.

You will report into the account director on a number of local and global accounts across the consumer and business sectors.

Responsibilities
  • Lead your clients creatively and strategically to drive the agency’s business vision, constantly striving for high standards of work which exceed expectations.
  • Lead your broader team by providing direction and support. Have a high level view and understanding of all current and future projects within your portfolio.
  • Compiling creative, structured and strategic proposals for clients whilst keeping resources and capacity in mind.
  • Budgetary responsibility for invoicing procedures, achievement of revenue as well as an understanding of fee structures and corresponding scope of work.
  • Build strong relationships with clients and ensure a constant presence on the account
  • Oversee day-to-day client activities: planning, implementation and evaluation of all tasks
  • Identify positive opportunities for clients and discuss them with the Account Director before action is taken
  • Constantly driving towards new growth opportunities within your portfolio.
  • Third party management accountability for the full delivery of campaigns.
  • Set priorities, timetables and goals for yourself and others.
  • Logical and clear approach to resolving problems. Ensure that corrective actions are implemented.


Company Description

Eclipse PR has fully fledged offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, consisting of a consumer and a corporate stream in each region. The agency also has international offices in the UK and Israel, and an affiliate agency network into Africa.

Eclipse PR is a Level 2 BEE contributor with 51% Black ownership and black female management control.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Matric and relevant tertiary qualification
  • Drivers licence (and own transport)
  • Minimum of six years’ agency work experience
  • Understanding of media relations across consumer and business landscapes
  • Solution-orientated mindset
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Well-spoken and confident
  • Able to create and build mutually beneficial relationships with clients
  • Deadline orientated
  • Able to manage an account executive/account manager


Posted on 13 Mar 14:13

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