PR Account Director: Boutique PR Consultancy – Cape Town

 

An opening has become available for a PR Account Director at a stunning boutique PR Consultancy in Cape Town that works in the fashion and lifestyle arena. This role calls for a strategic thinker with exceptional client relationship management skills as well as the ability to lead and mentor a team. If you’ve got the experience (with a PR focus), have leadership ability and can remain calm under pressure, we want to hear from you!

 

Responsibilities

  • Own client relationships and work with exceptional organisational and relationship skills.
  • Serve as point for client-service philosophy; ensuring quality work from team in order to meet/exceed client expectations.
  • Translate client business needs into communications action steps with solution-oriented focus.
  • Responsible for budget management on accounts; stays ahead of budget issues and is proactive to ensure account profitability.
  • Provide overall strategic PR counsel to clients.
  • Ability to provide counsel and strategy for Branding, Reputation Management and Integrated Marketing; embraces and understands the principles of Integrated Marketing Communication.
  • Aptitude for thinking creatively and sharing those creative ideas with clients.
  • Participates in business development by increasing business with existing clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully network and outreach for agency.
  • Supervisory responsibilities
  • Identifies/Integrates new communications capabilities and solutions and engages others.
  • Instills confidence and motivates/inspires clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to interact with and gain the trust of senior clients.

 

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related studies.
  • Minimum of 6 years of Public Relations with progressive job responsibilities.
  • Agency experience.
  • Demonstrated results in Public Relations work, client service and leadership.
  • Stellar writing and editing skills.
  • Passion for both Traditional and Digital Communications.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with plan execution.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent at thinking on your feet.
  • Highly accountable and organised with excellent time management skills.

 

Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level: Mid
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Tam232
Didn't find a suitable vacancy today?
Send your CV anyway - something will come in tomorrow!
Send

Job Application Form