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Senior PR Account Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:Ivy Farrell Recruitment

Calling senior PR account managers with six years’ experience. Financial services experience essential.

Want to join the PR division of one of SA’s well known and award-winning independent advertising agencies? You’ll need good financial services knowledge, great media contacts and be a master at pitching stories.

The role is based in Cape Town and reports to the Account Director.

  • A relevant degree
  • Minimum six years working for a PR agency
  • Experience working in financial services PR is essential
  • Understanding of the financial services industry, financial markets, asset management, personal finance and basic economics
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent media release pitcher
  • Established relationships with journalists and industry contacts (specifically in the financial services field)
  • Driver's license
Key responsibilities 
  • Oversee and direct media campaigns
  • Develop and draft communication programmes
  • Develop presentations for clients
  • Plan and manage events
  • Manage client expectations
  • Develop and manage projects/programmes, including implementation of plans, evaluation mechanisms, budgets and timelines
  • Be the client's primary day-to-day contact
  • Keeps track of deliverables and ensures they are met

Should you not receive a response within three working days of your application please take it that your application has been unsuccessful.

Posted on 16 May 15:45

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