PR Account Director

Job Function

Business Unit: Ogilvy Public Relations
Department: Corporate
Location: Cape Town, WC
Type: Permanent
Reports To: Executive Head of PR

Ogilvy and Mather Cape Town has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated PR Account Director to join our dynamic PR team.

The successful individual will be responsible for developing and implementing full PR strategies.

Requirements
*Tertiary qualification
*At least fours years PR experience required within an agency/consultancy within a senior role
*Digital and social media inclined with experience working with online communities
*Strategic thinker
*Experience dealing with clients in the Finance Industry highly advantageous
*An excellent grasp of the English language
*Proven ability to think creatively
*Ability to write creatively
*Has good editing and proof checking abilities
*Must be able to work well in a team
*Must also be able to work under stress and meet deadlines
*Excellent management skills
*Strong client relationship building skills

Please include the job title (PR Account Director) in the subject line of your email. Please note that due to the response rate correspondence will only be made with short-listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of applying, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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.

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