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Junior Account Executive

Remuneration:negotiable to be discussed 
Location:Cape Town, Eden on the Bay, Bloubergstrand
Remote work:Not Applicable
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior
Own transport required:Yes
Company:Paddington Station PR

Job description

Paddington Station PR is a 10-year-old award-winning PR and communications agency. Our focus is primarily in the consumer sector and our client base consists of both local and global brands.

The agency has full digital capabilities and manages turnkey communication solutions and strategies for most of its clients.

We’re looking for a Junior Account Executive to join our team. In this exciting role you will work alongside a clever and creative bunch of communication individuals who thrive to always put their best foot forward in everything they do and accomplish. Our space is an environment to learn, grow, be creative and contribute to amazing campaigns that deliver impact.

  • Manages and execute PR plans, projects, campaigns and events within a team environment on allotted clients
  • Work with the social media managers to ensure that content meets the tone of the brands while still being coherent.
  • Manage deadlines and timelines of monthly projects
  • Brief service providers thoroughly and manage deliverables.
  • Manage the compilation of feedback reports before submission to client service director for sign off
  • Administrative matters
  • Monthly PR reports
  • Keep clients abreast daily of developments and activities
  • Dissemination of press releases, follow-ups and content pitching
  • Content plans for social media
  • Activations and event management within a team environment


  • A degree or diploma in PR (or related fields)
  • A minimum of one year in a PR agency environment or similar
  • Project management experience is a bonus.
  • Understanding of digital landscape a bonus
  • An amazing grasp for the English language
  • Thorough understanding of the influencer landscape
Personal attributes
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Committed to succeeding for their clients
  • Understand the pressures that can sometimes come with tight deadlines and consumer campaigns
  • Disciplined to manage deliverables and not be micro-managed
  • Must be a problem-solver
  • Sense of humor a big bonus!
  • Most importantly – must be present! Bring your energy, your talent, your noise, your mind, your crazy ideas, your lunch, your dogs, your favourite cushion, and just be present.

Posted on 23 Nov 11:04, Closing date 22 Jan

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