Account Director: PR & Communications
VGP
Cape Town, South Africa
1d ago
source : MarkLives.com

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

One of South Africa’s leading communication and public affairs consultancies is looking for a senior-level Account Director to work at their Cape Town head office.

This is an exciting hands-on role and the successful candidate will be responsible for strategy, reporting and writing. You’ll be working on a super variety of clients, for which traditional Corporate Client PR experience is a must! Candidates must have excellent management and client service skills and have previous experience in a PR agency working on a portfolio of corporate clients.

The role will be strong on strategy as well as on execution. The company has a flat structure and there is no hierarchy, so all their employees are very proactive.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have / be :

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • At least eight years’ experience in upper mid-level and senior communication roles
  • Brilliant writing skills (press releases, thought leadership, speeches, newsletters, analysis, etc.)
  • Traditional Corporate Client PR experience (not consumer) a must
  • Previous experience in banking / financial services communications beneficial
  • Outstanding client services / relationship management skills
  • Ability to lead a team if required
  • Hands-on
  • Hardworking, loyal and trustworthy
  • No ego / sense of self-importance
  • Proficient on PowerPoint
  • Social Media experience a bonus
  • Able to work long hours when required.
  • Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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    Salary : Negotiable

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