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Mid-Senior Digital Project and Account Manager

Remuneration:R20000 - R35000 per month negotiable cost-to-company 
Location:Sandton, Illovo
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional

Job description

"When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target."

We are seeking a digital project and account manager ("ring leader") to manage our team of digital specialists  – producing quality projects and providing exceptional service to our clients.

We need a self-motivated individual who can optimise our powerhouse of skills into a more streamlined operation that continues to deliver top-quality digital work that we have strived for (over twenty years and counting).

If you are a perfectionist, meticulous, a strong team leader, passionate and pro-active, then you have what it takes to be a Stillman - we want you.

Job responsibilities
  • Leadership of a team of digital marketers (strategists, account managers, designers, developers and content managers)
  • Scheduling, tracking and reporting of projects using CRM/PM solutions
  • Client liaison (onboarding, maintenance)
  • Weekly and daily standups
  • Reporting to Directors 
  • Completion of all projects on time, within budget and to spec
  • Develop project Gant chart project plans and resource allocation 
  • Extensive digital marketing knowledge (SEM, SEO, PPC etc.)
  • Assist with scoping, briefing and quoting on projects
  • Work with outsourced resources and partners
  • Purchase order procurement and project budget management
  • Costing analysis and workforce efficiency measurement
  • General management of production/operations
  • Client onboarding and reviews
  • Logical and methodical
  • Extremely keen eye for detail and aesthetics, down to the last pixel - must be TypeA
  • Up to date with the latest digital trends
  • True sense of ownership on projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • High EQ and positive energy
  • Driven and motivated to complete projects no matter what it takes
This job is currently a remote position requiring some days of attendance at the office. It may change to requiring attendance at the office in the future in order to perform this role.


  • Four+ years relevant experience (Digital Agency)
  • Project Management Qualification and/or relevant experience
  • Digital agency project management experience
  • Account management experience
  • Proficient in project management software, CRM, CMS, EDM
  • Understanding of Kanban, Agile, Scrum methodologies
  • Working with middle-management through to C-Suite executives
  • Drivers license and own reliable transport

Company Description

Firewater is a team of specialists with a focus on digital presence and PR. We believe that for a business to be relevant now and in the future, they have to invest in a digital and PR presence.

We’ve been riding this beast for almost two decades; we’ve watched it grow and we understand digital and communication evolution. By understanding the impact these have on a business, we can unlock opportunities and deliver tangible results with our clients.

Strategically led, we fuse passion, creativity, and innovation to create remarkable results. Firewater has hand-picked the perfect talent to form the most dynamic and determined multidisciplinary team in the digital and communications landscape, which in turn, fuels our hunger for success as a preferred digital presence and PR agency. We never stop learning

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