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Senior PR Account Manager

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:Viv Gordon Placements (VGP)

We have a superb opportunity for a senior PR account manager at a well-respected boutique PR agency in Cape Town. We’re looking for someone who is hands-on in this client facing position. There is a large writing component of this job so you should be a skilled wordsmith who enjoys writing press releases, opinion pieces, features and more. The ideal candidate has B2C lifestyle/hospitality and tech experience. There is also an extensive media pitching component for this role so you should be someone who loves the process! If you are an ambitious, go-getter and with a flair for writing then this is the job for you! You must have previous PR consultancy experience.


The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Degree/Diploma in PR/Marketing/Media
  • Minimum f years’ PR consultancy experience
  • B2C experience – a must have
  • Previous lifestyle/hospitality and tech PR experience
  • Established media contact list and strong pitching skills
  • Strong client service and relationship management skills
  • Excellent reporting, organisation and budgeting skills
  • Management of media events and launches  (where relevant)
  • Press release writing experience and writing skills
  • Self-starter
  • Hands-on
  • Ambitious and dynamic.
Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

Company Description

Viv Gordon Placements (VGP) is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, digital, public relations and publishing industries.

Posted on 20 May 13:47

Tamara Wolpert

+27 21 422 1037
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