Public Relations / Corporate Communications
Internal / External Communication Manager

Communications Lead: Sports & Entertainment Agency – Hybrid, Johannesburg

Score yourself a top-notch new role! We have a superb, Johannesburg based, hybrid opportunity for a Senior Communications Lead at a Sports & Entertainment agency’s PR division.

Crucial to this role as Communications Lead, is strategic thinking. You’ll work with the team to drive processes, and must be tapped into culture and current trends.
As such, we are on the hunt for a dynamic and energetic PR professional with a passion for entertainment – and their finger on the pulse of popular culture in SA. 
You should also have proven experience working with consumer clients in the entertainment, alcohol, music, and food brands sectors. 

The successful candidate will need to be exceptionally detail orientated with a proven track record overseeing the execution of large PR campaigns.  A passion and proficiency for mentoring will be an asset as you will also be required to grow and nurture junior members of your team.

This is a stellar opportunity for PR professionals currently at a Senior Account Director or BUD level to step up. If you’ve got what it takes to make the agency and its clients shine, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!


  • Day to day management of the agency’s PR department across all clients
  • Development of compelling PR plans in line with the overall campaign strategy developed by the Communications Director.
  • Efficient and effective running of all projects.
  • Track and monitor overall account performance to meet revenue targets.
  • Department quality control – ensuring all work is delivered to agency standards.
  • Work closely with other departments within the business to ensure all work is alignment in all work produced.
  • Build and nurture client relationships. Daily communication with clients, including but not limited to taking briefs, contact reports, general communication. Inspire confidence in our ability, provide client with piece of mind.
  • Grow and nurture junior members of the PR team.


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant PR/Communications Degree/Diploma
  • 2+ years’ experience as an Account Director or above
  • 5+ years’ experience in Account Management
  • Strategic thinker with proven experience
  • Organised and strong attention to detail
  • Relevant degree
  • Own transport
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Open and friendly personality – Excellent people skills
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Finance and budget management experience
  • Work well under pressure
  • Able to travel
  • Solutions driven
  • Self-motivated and disciplined.

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

City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
Level of Expertise: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Tam773