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Account Director

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Benefits:Subsidised medical aid and pension
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Company:Eclipse PR

Job description

We are looking for an experienced consumer account director who has solid experience working in a PR agency on medium and large clients. Experience working on multiple local and global brands is a must. He/she must have strong client relationship skills, people management and working with a degree of independence.

This position reports directly into the business unit director and the candidate should have project management, budgeting, people management, and business development skills. He/she oversees and drives workflow and processes within the team, with a focus on retaining and growing existing clients and people, working closely with the senior leadership team to steward the ‘Retain and Grow’ strategy of the company.

The candidate should have a clear understanding of the overall company strategy, client strategies and ensuring that they work with the appropriate leaders in the business to deliver both client and company objectives.


  • Minimum of five to ten years of experience in a PR agency
  • Experience with a local and international lifestyle and consumer brands
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively at all levels
  • Strong budgeting experience
  • Solid understanding of consumer trends and marketing best practices
  • Development of client strategies, PR plans and leading a team on execution
  • Has evidenced media relationships
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Problem solver
  • A thinker and a doer
  • Believes in and able to develop people
  • Understands integration and ability to work collaboratively with other agencies

Posted on 07 Feb 15:05

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