PR Account Manager Jobs Kenya (180-250K)


Salary: 180 – 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 [email protected] before Tuesday 6th December, 2016. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.