Account Executive

Job Function

Business Unit: Ogilvy Public Relations
Department: Account Management
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Type: Permanent
Reports To:

Fast pace consumer brand experience essential.


An account executive should be a capable communications and public relations professional able to handle a broad variety of tasks with increasing independence and sound judgment.


An account executive has the ability and experience to play a primary implementation role in client work.  He/she must have basic public relations, writing, media, organisational, research and production skills, be able to handle direct client contact and have the potential to become a good programme developer, presenter and counsellor.

Account management

An account executive meets all responsibilities and expectations of an assistant account executive and:

Professional skills


Business development

Initiative and general management


Ogilvy & Mather South Africa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, colour, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation or because of gender identity or expression.