Senior Account Manager - PR Agency

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Often
Type:Permanent
Reference:#LEW 28/05
Company:Lewyll Communications


Job description

So, you are looking to move your client service experience in PR forward to the next level - well, there is no better environment than to join the highly committed team of one of the most awarded PR agencies in South Africa. A great opportunity to progress your career working along-side some of the best mentors in the industry.

The appointment is an urgent one, to join the specialist financial services team in their Cape Town Office.

Our client is looking to appoint a highly efficient an energetic senior account manager who has had solid exposure and developed an astute knowledge of financial markets - this is a pre-requisite for consideration.

If you have an unblemished track-record of providing excellent service whilst building strong relationships with both clients and media, superior writing skills, and superb at pitching stories, we would like to view your CV ASAP.

* Preference will be given to BEE candidates who qualify to all selection criteria *

Requirements

  • Must be the holder of a tertiary qualification in PR/communications.
  • Experience in an accredited PR agency is a must. A minimum of four years' post graduation experience, of which at least two years was at account manager level.
  • A good knowledge of financial services, financial markets, and personal finance, is a 'must-have'.
  • Superior interpersonal skills, in dealing with internal counterparts, clients and media - in the process, building strong, long-term relationships.
  • Strong writing abilities, you will be required to undergo a copy-test.
  • Have an understanding of the creative process and how to work effectively with internal and external creative resources.
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail and efficient time management skills.
  • A well established network of media contacts across print, digital and broadcast channels.
  • Ability to operate as part of a team, as well as independently as required.


Posted on 13 Jun 12:45

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