PR/Social Media Account Manager

Remuneration:Negotiable depending on experience 
Location:Johannesburg, Morningside
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Contract
Reference:#TAST PR + SOCIAL AM
Company:The African Story Teller


Job description

The African Story Teller is Africa's foremost business communications and stakeholder relationship management consultancy company.
We have been operating since July 2017 and position ourselves as a niche B2B consultancy that services blue chip clients in key sectors of the economy including  mining, rail and financial services. We  are 100 % Black women owned and are a level 1 BBBEE contributor. 

We have an exciting opportunity that awaits a highly driven and hardworking public relations and social media professional who is passionate about working across South Africa and Africa.

In this role, the successful candidate will manage the day to day running of our corporate accounts, ensure consistency and good quality of work across all PR and social media activities. 

They will manage all critical aspects of daily account management and reporting including: pitching to media houses, social media content generation , management and report compilation, putting together implementation plans, managing client liaison, managing a team of direct and indirect  support staff, putting together PR plans and managing operating rhythms, project reports and status meetings with clients, suppliers and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate needs to  be a motivated self starter who is able to work independently and within a team. They must have very good people skills, project management skills and a good understanding of the South Africa  media landscape at national, provincial and local levels.

Has a good understanding of and excellent skills in:
  • Public relations
  • Social media management
  • Project management
  • Managing budgets
  • People management
  • South Africa Media landscape
  • Presentation skills
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Basic strategy formulation
  • Evaluation and measurement techniques
  • Compiling of media and social media reports monthly, quarterly and annually


Posted on 04 May 10:14

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