PR Account Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Johannesburg
Job level:Mid/Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Ad Talent Africa


One of South Africa's most reputable marketing and communication agencies is looking for competent, driven and dedicated PR account manager, with great work ethic and a can-do attitude, to join their dynamic client service team and work on clients in the corporate and consumer space.

Minimum requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • Tertiary qualification in Public Relations/Communications
  • Six to eight years agency experience
  • Understands PR principles - with very good media relations, and an understanding of stakeholder management
  • Creative
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good agency experience and track record
  • Candidate needs to be able to cope in a very fast paced, deadline driven, quick turnaround environment, with the ability to roll up sleeves and get the work done.
  • A good knowledge of the South African media – with good media contacts – as well as a general knowledge of the media sector, including broadcast, online, print and social media
  • Ability to develop strong angles and pitch these to the media
  • Ability to generate communication strategies –
  • Ability to develop and implement project; media and communications plans
  • Strong on Process, systems and reporting
  • Resourceful
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to handle/manage a few client accounts simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive – out of the box thinking 
Skills required
  • Account management
  • Communication
  • Public relations
  • Writing


Posted on 04 May 16:01



Ad Talent
We are niched in the communications industry with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where we service all of South Africa, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the rest of the world. Our portfolios include Digital, Creative and Client Service in Advertising, Marketing, Media, Public Relations and Corporate Communications.
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