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PR Account Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, Illovo
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Company:G&G Digital

Award-winning digital, social and PR agency, G&G Digital, is looking for an experienced and passionate, highly organised senior PR account manager who really wants to join our fast growing digital PR agency. You need to love what you do.

You must have at least four years of PR agency experience at account manager level and possess a strong work ethic, ability to work well with teammates as well as independently, a great attitude and a desire to learn and grow a must.

Job description:
  • Implementing communications strategies devised for the clients entrusted to their care
  • Overseeing client activities as recommended or already planned
  • Submission of press release material with the ability to motivate to journalist and achieve publicity
  • Preparation of media lists
  • Media relations and follow-up
  • Monthly evaluation of publicity achieved
  • Preparation of status reports, evaluation reports, checklists, event proposals, budget controls, etc.
  • Event management and meeting organisation
  • Understanding and experience of working in the social media space such as online PR, bloggers and online reputation management

Media liaison
  • Distribute releases to media
  • Assist with daily scanning of newspapers for publicity and environmental scanning
  • Follow-up calls to the media
  • Ensure subscriptions are kept up-to-date
  • Assist with the organising of media conferences
Internal communication
  • Assist with the implementation of staff motivational programmes
  • Compile and distribute minutes
  • Adhere to deadlines for bulletins
  • Assist with compiling and distributing emails
Client liaison
  • Respond to enquiries from internal staff
  • Respond to enquiries from stakeholders
  • Ensure consistent service and professionalism
Online PR
  • Updating and maintaining the online press offices
  • Identifying bloggers and building relationships with them to achieve publicity
  • Online syndication to online properties and aggregators
  • Online reputation monitoring
  • Setting up and maintaining a filing system
  • Maintaining clipping files for clients
Skills requirements
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Express
  • Good writing skills
  • Strong general admin skills
  • Conducting www searches as required
  • Consulting other reference material for research purposes which may aid the division
  • Assist in conducting communication audits initiated by the department
You must have your own transport

Please note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

No recruiters.

Only SA residents may apply.

Applications via email, phone-in candidates will not be considered.

Company Description

G&G Digital is one of the fastest growing integrated digital communication agencies in SA, providing quality outputs, smart creativity and sound strategies founded on deep insights. We strive for excellence, have a power team who share our values and vision to be the largest independent digital communications agency in Southern Africa.

Posted on 04 Dec 10:46

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