We have an exciting, on-site job opportunity for a mid-senior PR Strategist with comprehensive Influencer experience at a Blue-Chip PR agency based in Johannesburg. As PR Strategist, you should be an experienced and highly capable strategic thinker who handles a wide range of strategies and presentation thereof for current and potential clients with a high degree of lateral thinking. The successful candidate will demonstrate high-level professional knowledge and skills. You must have strong research capabilities with the ability to develop insight driven communication and PR strategies that are Digitally led. You’ll enjoy the confidence and support of existing client contacts and strong relationships. If you are the talent who can demonstrate the ability and wherewithal to deliver on the agency’s vision, performance requirements and growth projections we’d love to chat.
Initiative & General Management
Responsible for overall development of strategies and programmes based on assistance from account teams.
Develops and guides account directors and other team members with media relations, influencer and digital/social media strategies.
Anticipates and develops solutions to client needs and problems.
Works with team to develop new business strategies
Is familiar with, and supports achievement of the company’s vision and exemplifies the company’s values
Routinely contributes to agency growth and performance as project, team, group and agency leader
Identifies and is on the lookout for trends and new developments that will impact clients and the business of PR and comms
Mentors and manages more junior strategists in the business
Routinely develops and implements solutions when problems arise
Assists peers in problem solving
Leverages talents of colleagues in own problem solving
Routinely seeks and shares information with colleagues
Develops and grows junior strategic talent
Directs and facilitates others’ contributions to team, staff and client strategies
Displays work ethic and values of the firm in day-to-day behaviour
Routinely invests in building agency and client accounts and resources
Works with senior managers to identify and address supervisory training, leadership and career development needs
Continually seeks new ways to learn and improve and contribute.
Completes timesheets daily and otherwise acts in accordance with company policies and procedures
Contributes to forecasting and projections done by more senior managers
Helps account director meet their billability targets through creative measures
Awareness and understanding of our contractual agreements and their impact on agency procedures.
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