Junior Account Manager

Location:Johannesburg, North Riding
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior/Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Evolution PR

Job description

A PR agency based in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg seeks a Junior PR Account Manager. Responsibilities include: 
  • To manage the day-to-day activities of their allocated accounts and meet the client's deliverable targets.
  • To develop angles on each account.
  • Write a minimum of two press releases, Q&A, opinion piece/article etc. per month for submission to media.
  • Attend PR meetings with Senior Account Manager and go through various aspects of the report with the client.
  • Manage reports and ensure clippings are prepared by the PR admin assistant before each meeting.
  • Co-ordinate appointments/meeting for all clients. To put appointments in all our calendars for transparency.
  • Obtain feature briefs.
  • To oversee the PR administration assistant is compiling weekly and monthly coverage reports for clients.
  • Ensure PR administration assistant is updating media contact lists.
  • Research media for potential client interviews.
  • Track the features on the features list and ensure each client partakes in the relevant feature. 
  • Obtain approval from clients on written content. 
  • Pitch and schedule media interviews with client. Prepare briefing documents. 
  • Brief writers. 
  • Compile and prepare annual reviews for clients.
  • When required, to arrange for media to attend customer events. 
  • Develop social media posts for clients. 


  • Must be able to write. 
  • Must develop and work with task lists.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and PPT.
  • Good time management.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Posted on 23 Feb 11:54

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