PR Account Manager (776 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 13, 2018

We are an award-winning integrated communications and public relations agency that specialises in helping companies build and protect their brands and reputations. Epic MSL is part of the global MSL and Publicis Groupe who are global leaders in marketing, communications and business transformation. We are one of the top five agencies in South Africa, Holmes Report Africa Agency of the Year in 2014 and level 1 BBBEE Black Designated Group Supplier.

Our mission: “Through the alchemy of technology, content and creativity, we guide our clients through the increasingly complex integrated communications landscape to help them achieve their business objectives.”



  • 3 years’ experience in public relations which includes media and influencer relations
  • Experience in working with consumer brands and understanding how to activate them to create impact
  • Able to multi-task between strategy implementation, writing, client service, media relations and integrated communication
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply communications techniques beyond media relations in response to client briefs, including influencer relations and digital PR
  • Demonstrate ability to write persuasively, creatively pitch stories and identify/develop story opportunities
  • Lead journalist and influencer relationship-building initiatives within the team across various media sectors
  • Identify and build relationships within clients
  • Build high-level knowledge of client’s market sector
  • Journalism background (advantageous)

Personality attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Innovative thinker
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Hardworking
  • Tenacity
  • Up to date with latest trends

Additional info:

  • Internal structure would include – Liaising with AD, and 1 AE reporting into
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to do a writing test
  • JHB based
  • Should we not respond to your application within 2 weeks please consider the application unsuccessful


Salary: Negotiable