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PR ACCOUNT MANAGER: PR & CONTENT AGENCY

Stellenbosch – Western Cape
1 week ago
Application ends: August 13, 2024
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Deadline date:
August 13, 2024

Job Description


Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.
 
 
Are you a master of communication with a flair for strategic thinking? We have just the ticket! We have a dynamite opportunity for a dynamic Mid-Weight PR Account Manager at an innovative, PR & Content Communication agency in Stellenbosch, where there’ll be opportunities for growth.
 
As a key member of the team, you’ll be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive PR strategies for mainly lifestyle, but some corporate clients, that elevate the agency’s brands and drive impactful results.
 
If you’re passionate about shaping compelling narratives, creating inspiring campaigns that make a difference, building meaningful relationships, and driving impactful results, we’d love to hear from you! Apply today!
 
 
Responsibilities
 
Client Relationship Management
 
    • Cultivate strong, collaborative relationships with clients, serving as the primary point of contact for all PR-related activities.
    • Understand their goals, challenges, and industry landscape to provide tailored solutions and exceed expectations.
 
Strategic Planning
 
    • Develop and implement strategic PR plans aligned with client objectives and overarching business goals.
    • Identify key messaging, target audiences, and media opportunities to maximise brand visibility and reputation.
 
Media Relations
 
    • Proactively engage with media outlets, journalists, and influencers to secure high-impact coverage across various channels.
    • Pitch compelling stories, manage media inquiries, and coordinate press events to generate positive publicity.
 
Content Creation
 
    • Create engaging content including press releases, articles, blog posts, and social media updates.
    • Ensure consistency in messaging and brand voice while adapting content to suit different platforms and audiences.
 
Campaign Management
 
    • Lead the execution of integrated PR campaigns, coordinating efforts across multiple channels such as traditional media, digital platforms, events, and partnerships.
    • Monitor campaign performance, analyse metrics, and refine strategies for continuous improvement.
 
Crisis Communication
 
    • Act swiftly and decisively in managing crises, providing strategic counsel, and maintaining transparency to mitigate reputational risks.
    • Develop crisis communication plans and conduct media training for clients as needed.
 
Team Collaboration
 
    • Collaborate closely with internal teams including creative, digital, and account management to deliver cohesive and impactful communication strategies.
    • Provide guidance, mentorship, and support to junior team members to foster their professional growth.
 
 
Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:
 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field.
    • 5 years proven experience in PR or Communications roles, preferably within an agency environment.
    • Strong understanding of media relations, including established relationships with journalists and influencers.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail and creativity.
    • Super organised and process driven.
    • Strategic thinker with the ability to analyse data, identify trends, and translate insights into actionable strategies.
    • Proficiency in media monitoring and analytics tools.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities and a collaborative mindset.
 
 
Please submit a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.
 
Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.
 
 
City: Stellenbosch
Level of Expertise: Mid
Remuneration: Negotiable
Consultant: Tamara
Reference Number: #Tam790