Calling Senior PR Account Managers with 6 years’ experience. Financial services experience essential.
Want to join the PR division of one of SA’s well known and award winning independent advertising agencies? You’ll need good financial services knowledge, great media contacts and be a master at pitching stories.
The role is based in Cape Town and reports to the Account Director.
- A relevant degree
- Minimum six years working for a PR agency
- Experience working in financial services PR is essential
- Understanding of the financial services industry, financial markets, asset management, personal finance and basic economics
- Strong writing skills
- Excellent media release pitcher
- Established relationships with journalists and industry contacts (specifically in the financial services field)
- Driver’s license
- Oversee and direct media campaigns
- Develop and draft communication programmes
- Develop presentations for clients
- Plan and manage events
- Manage client expectations
- Develop and manage projects/programmes, including implementation of plans, evaluation mechanisms, budgets and timelines
- Be the client’s primary day-to-day contact
- Keeps track of deliverables and ensures they are met
SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE WITHIN 3 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE TAKE IT THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.