Group Account Director: PR (348 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Jul 19, 2018

A flourishing PR and Marketing Consultancy in Cape Town is on the lookout for a confident and experienced PR Group Account Director. The consultancy, operating in South Africa and on the African continent, boasts a great list of blue-chip clients in the tech, travel and tourism fields to name just a few. In this exciting position, you will serve as 2nd in command to their top management. The most important aspect of the role is people management and you will oversee a fairly large team in terms of day to day management and delivery. In light of this you must have experience managing a team of 10 plus. Another core focus of this position is client relationships. This is a client facing role and requires someone strong and firm in their manner, a typical Type A personality – organised, efficient and clear about their objectives. It is essential that you come from an agency environment and are able to manage creative personalities. We’re looking for an ego-free individual as you’ll need to be hands on and may require getting involved in projects when required. Fabulous opportunity to take the lead and shine!


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Experience in an agency environment, ideally PR
  • Experience working on multiple clients
  • Able to manage creative personalities
  • Strong business acumen
  • Able to contribute ideas
  • Hands on and able to get ‘stuck in’
  • Experience managing a team of 10 plus
  • Excellent at building and nurturing client relationships
  • Strong, confident ‘A Type’ personality

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


Salary: Negotiable