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Senior PR Account Manager

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Woodmead, Gauteng

  • R25,000 - R30,000 pm cost to company

  • Job 2056256 | Ref JPSTC01

  • Posted 11 Jan 2017 by Joanne's Placements


About the Position

Position : PR SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER (Consumer Agency role)

Area : Woodmead

Package : R25 000.00 - R30 000.00 per month

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

Client Management
o Building and maintaining relationships with clients
o Full understanding of client industry and client requirements
o Overall delivery of client briefs
o Pro-actively addressing clients needs
o Ensuring effect response rate to client requests and requirements through close relationships with your client understand the relevance of projects / activities being implemented within the bigger context of the strategic direction of each client account
o Drafting of proposals, action and roll-out plans for submission to client

Management of day to day activity relating to client account
o Systems relevant to projects
o Updating of status reports
o Management of client meetings
o Generation of call reports
o Drafting and submission of review documents following each and every campaign implemented on behalf of the client

Strategic Input and Interpretation
o Drafting of public relations project proposals for client in line with overall strategy
o Ensuring that public relations proposals are in line with clients overall marketing plans
o Effective interpretation of approved proposal and effective implementation
o Ongoing investigation and recommendation of effective / innovative methods to deliver campaigns

Business Development
o Ensure clients have full knowledge and access to our range of services
o Pro-active identification of opportunities and growth of existing business

Financial Management
o Manage the income for clients on small retainers / projects
o The ability to compile an effective and accurate budget or submission to client
o Ability to manage this budget to ensure that campaigns come in on brief and on budget
o Ability to alert clients and identify areas where costs will be outside of what has been agreed and pro-actively address this issue with clients
o Ability to negotiate and get the best out of suppliers
o To monitor all billings procedures carried out by the account team and to alert Management promptly to any likely changes to billing and income or any potential write-offs or extra costs incurred
o Ongoing management and negotiation of supplier costs
o Ultimately responsibility for final supplier costs and client reconciliations

Company Spirit
o Manage the performance of the Account Executives allocated to Project / Client pro-actively, sensitively and positively
o Effectively delegate and manage team implementation
o Manage level of team implementation and Client interaction
o Coach and mentor individuals in order to develop the skills and talent that exist within the agency
o Actively support and involve team members at the appropriate time to resolve business issues, conflict or client needs

Dynamic well known winning PR Agency is looking for a hardworking and dedicated candidate to fill this role. To start ASAP. Enjoy a great team and a challenging and fun client.

PLEASE only apply if you have the correct skillset and previous agency experience. This role is specific. Only successful applicants will be contacted forinterviews. If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please consideryour CV as unsuccessful.

Desired Skills

  • Client Management
  • Business Development
  • Strategy
  • Media liaison
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Good leadership skills
  • Enthusiastic team member / player
  • Energetic
  • outgoing
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • A fast learner
  • Good time management skills

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Professional Qualification

About The Employer

Dynamic well known winning PR Agency is looking for a hardworking and dedicated candidate to fill this role. To start ASAP. Enjoy a great team and a busy, well known consumer and fun client.


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