Edelman
Published
June 27, 2024
Expires
September 25, 2024
Location
5 Parks Boulevard, Oxford Parks, Dunkeld, Rosebank, Johannesurg, Johannesburg, Rosebank, South Africa
Category
Other  
Job Type
Salary
Market Related
Level of experience needed:
5+ years

Description

We are refreshing and updating our talent database, and we are looking for experienced passionate public relations professionals who are eager to be considered for future open roles at our top pan-African agency, Edelman Africa.

If you are interested and give us permission to add your details to our database for future consideration, please send your updated CV.

Skills required

A background in corporate PR/reputation management for South Africa and Africa experience a plus
An understanding of how Corporate Reputation intersects with other communications disciplines, including Financial communications
Experience in handling complex client issues and an ability to provide senior clients with clear, confident, and well-informed strategic counsel under pressure
An understanding of sustainability, its importance to businesses and how they operate
Strong commercial awareness and negotiation skills, with an ability to deliver a project against budget and deliver results
A track record of handling complex stakeholders with ability to influence decisions
Capability to think and apply solutions quickly
Strong communications skills, verbal and written
Strong knowledge of international business media landscape and digital platforms with a network of contacts
Experience of multi-market coordination, working within integrated teams and across practices
Creative, ambitious, entrepreneurial with good initiative, strong organisation and attention to detail

Responsibilities

Counselling clients confidently and maturely on communications marketing including PR, digital, social and content creation
Overseeing client programmes and driving creative campaigns
Drive sustainability-focused campaigns for multi-national organisations and act as a subject matter expert in this space
Writing PR proposals and other strategic communications materials to grow existing accounts
Taking responsibility for a portfolio of accounts and managing teams, developing junior team members, and line management responsibilities
Directing media engagement strategy for clients and coaching teams to activate and deliver coverage, leading from the front

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