Vacancy

SBPR is hiring!

Position: Account Executive – Min 2 years’ experience

 

Are you a get-up-and-go PR account executive who likes to challenge themselves in terms of thinking and growing beyond their comfort zones? Are you a self-starter – proactive and not reactive? Are you keen to be part of small, dynamic team? If so, we’d like you to send us your CV!

 

Competencies/skills

 

  • Ability to confidently engage with clients and media proactively
  • Ability to build strong relationships and networks with clients, media and colleagues
  • Strong media monitoring skills across all platforms – monitor, collate, analyse and evaluate media coverage for clients
  • Proven track record in compiling reports and analysis – weekly status, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Ability to monitor and implement social media campaigns for SBPR and clients
  • A thorough knowledge of the mechanics of media release dissemination
  • Experienced and comfortable to pitch stories to media via email and telephone
  • Proven media contacts
  • Experience in working simultaneously across multiple accounts, with strong multi-tasking skills
  • Solid research skills
  • A hunger to achieve results
  • Understanding of photographic needs for PR purposes
  • Excellent proof reading skills
  • Deadline driven with excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency in all MS Office programmes and Photoshop
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a small team, reporting to a the Account Director and Senior Account Manager
  • Ability to work on eventing
  • Presentable and a people person!
  • Previous experience of working with the ROi media monitoring platform would be an advantage

 

Job Description

 

  • Work with the PR Account Director and PR Senior Account Manager on the day-to-day running of accounts
  • Actively build, develop and maintain solid working relationships with key media
  • Compile weekly status reports, quarterly reports and annual reports for clients
  • Attend regular client meetings and be able to provide valuable input in those meetings from time to time
  • Research and provide input into brainstorm meetings around client and new business proposals as well as plan and strategies
  • Monitor and execute editorial diaries for clients
  • Monitor and execute advertising plans and material deadlines for clients
  • Monitor, execute and manage social media plans for SBPR and clients
  • Issue, track and co-ordinate event invitations, R.S.V.P’s for client events
  • Develop, update and co-ordinate:
    • Features lists
    • Media lists
    • Article research, as required
  • Manage media monitoring platforms daily for clients i.e. ROi and Newsclip Media Monitoring
  • Ensure activity is being delivered to meet deadlines
  • Ensure deliverables are of required standard and on strategy
  • Proof client Annual Reviews, e-newsletters, etc.

 

Ideally, available to start immediately

To apply, please email your CV to sally@sbpr.co.za today!

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