Contract PR Senior Account Manager

Cape Town Media & Influencer relations Atmosphere a King James Group Company 03 November 2017

We're on the hunt for a fixed contract PR pro to join our team in Cape Town from February 2018 to mid August 2018.
You must have
  • 5 – 8 years experience in the industry 
  • PR Management or Communications diploma or degree
  • Deep understanding of media and influencer landscape 
  • Experience in Corporate (ideally Financial Services sector) and B2C PR 
  • Agency experience hugely beneficial 
You must be able to
  • Develop and roll out client plans in association with team members
  • Push boundaries to ensure storytelling is as creative, engaging and effective as possible 
  • Help to drive fresh approaches, creativity and storytelling excellence 
  • Optimise Media relations 
  • Leverage Influencer relations and partnerships  
  • Handle all aspects of negotiations and contracting for native advertising, advertorials and other media buying opportunities 
  • Drive proactive and tactical creativity and execution 
  • Identify and manage relevant speaker opportunities for clients 
  • Identify and manage relevant sponsorship opportunities for clients 
  • Thrive in creative conceptualisation and execution of activations (with team) 
  • Analyse and report results
If you're a work horse and not a show pony, if you're curious and in-touch and if you want the opportunity to live our culture of excellence, please send your CV to careers@kingjames.co.za


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Contract PR Account Director

Cape Town Client Service & Strategy Atmosphere a King James Group Company 03 November 2017

We're on the hunt for a PR pro to join our Cape Town team for a fixed contract from mid March 2018 to mid September 2018.

You must have

  • 8+ years experience in the industry 
  • PR Management or Communications diploma or degree 
  • Experience in consumer PR 
  • Agency experience hugely beneficial 
You must be able to
  • Manage always-on retainer work and projects seamlessly, including forward planning, prioritising workflow and problem-solving.
  • Review and quality check all client work from team members – ensuring the highest standard across the consultancy.
  • Manage relationships with key senior clients, including, but not limited to CEOs, chief marketing officers, communications heads.
  • Drive creativity and innovative thinking in everyday delivery and problem-solving.
  • Drive accurate delivery of complete SOW across team.
  • Where necessary, adapt SOWs in line with changing client needs.
  • Work with operations and finance teams to ensure jobs are completed, reconciled, billed and closed.
  • Prepare for and run client meetings, ensuring that the full team is debriefed and prepared.
  • Produce, or ensure account manager or account executive produces, accurate and timely action reports after each client meeting – to be sent to client within 24 hours of meeting.
  • Ensure the team produces quality briefs produced for Creators and Relators (writes briefs when required, checks all briefs).
  • Track trends, issues and industry developments and share with the client team so as to determine actions.
  • Be an expert in crisis comms and driving execution of activity.
  • Host high level media at client events and briefings
  • Be the Inter-agency link (internal and external creative agencies and suppliers).

If you're a work horse and not a show pony, if you're curious and in-touch and if you want the opportunity to live our culture of excellence, please send your CV to careers@kingjames.co.za


Apply