PR Account Manager Job in Kenya (250K)

Job Title: PR Account Manager

Salary: 180K – 250K

Our client is a leading public relations and communications agency in Kenya.

They seek to hire an Account Manager to provide strategic direction to clients, partners and consultants.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage teams related to projects given on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintain quality control over work produced by the teams by checking and approving all
    materials before they go to the client
  • Prepare strategic public relations plans and media plans for clients with input from
    relevant team members
  • Ensure that clients get regular plans and reports such as contact reports, weekly reports as agreed and post project reports within agreed timeframes
  • Manage budgets on all accounts and ensure that targets are met within the agreed timeframe
  • Checks all invoices are correct against budget and advises accounts department when payments/invoicing are due
  • Liaise with third parties/suppliers and agree on budgets for services and expenses
  • Holds regular meetings for both internal and external client review meetings to evaluate progress on each account.
  • Identify most successful activities, identify problems and review overall objectives and strategy.
  • Plan and organize press briefings, press conferences and similar events for client activities
  • Devise events that are experiential and unique to the market that will enable the target audience connect emotionally with clients products
  • Ensures TOR is being met and all timelines are being adhered to
  • Assist in researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Assist in promoting news stories and features to the media for prospective clients
  • Provide guidance and training to team members as and when required

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations & Communications
  • Member of Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)
  • Knowledge of different public relations and communications issues
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with clients documents and information
  • Ability to interact effectively with people in the senior management position
  • Be results oriented and self driven
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator, both in English and Kiswahili
  • Evidence of creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to manage a team of individuals

How to Apply

Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (PR Account Manager) to beforeĀ  Tuesday 6th December, 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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Updated: November 29, 2016 — 2:43 am