Account Manager

Remuneration:R20000 - R28000 per month Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Type: 6months
Company:Africa Communications Group

Job description

Africa Communications Group (ACG) has an exciting opportunity for an account manager (AM) to join our team of Africa experts. We need a person with a collaborative-mindset, strong account management skills, tactical planning and digital/social skills to help support a wide variety of clients. He/she will be expected to provide both strategic and tactical input while providing daily account management services to clients. Additionally, to perform the roll of a hub coordinator for clients based outside of South Africa.

The job requires the development and maintaining of close and productive relationships with key client contacts, acting with integrity at all times. Proactively identifying and dealing with problems as they arise, appreciating when it is appropriate to involve or notify senior executives of the issues on hand. Ensuring client requests are dealt with promptly and that expectations are managed in terms of speed, delivery and quality of response.


  • Degree or diploma in journalism, media studies, public relations or marketing
  • Three to four years’ broad experience in PR and possible experience working on cross continental accounts
  • Demonstrable experience of working in key PR and marketing disciplines
  • Have a sound knowledge/experience of working with in country partners throughout Africa
  • Have a good understanding with experience of all new media platforms - digital/social skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Previous team management experience
  • PC literate
  • Experience of dealing with clients and colleagues at senior/executive level
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • Excellent team management experience

Posted on 04 May 16:19


Linda Weaver

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