Positive Dialogue Communications (PR agency) – PR Account Manager vacancy in Cape Town, Woodstock, Observatory Dec 2017

Remuneration: R15000 – R17000 per month Cost to company
Location: Cape Town, Woodstock, Observatory
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior/Mid
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Contract
Reference: #AM_Feb2018
Company: Positive Dialogue Communications (PR agency)


Job description

REPORTING TO: PR Account Director

Role and responsibilities

  • The AM role involves the management and implementation of PR campaigns and related events across a number of client campaigns, including media relations and liaison, client service, research, writing of high quality press material, and other related activities, as required
  • The AM is responsible for managing workflow and quality of output of their own work as well as of junior members of the account management team i.e. Interns & Account Executives
  • The AM provides support to the Senior Account Managers and Account Directors
  • The AM is to deliver timeously on all tasks required and to manage expectations regarding deliverables with their Line Manager should they differ from the original requirement
  • The AM will be asked to build excellent relationships within the Positive Dialogue team, our clients and our network of collaborators
  • The AM’s personal manner should contribute to PDC’s team in a fun, solutions driven manner that supports our positive team culture


Company Description

Positive Dialogue Communications is an award winning agency at the exciting frontier of new generation PR. We help our clients understand the ways that PR has radically changed. We are creators of creative and credible campaigns that arouse interest, touch hearts, educate minds and inspire action amongst target audiences that drives their desire to engage with our clients.


  • Relevant PR Tertiary Qualification
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a PR agency
  • Computer literate, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Web 2.0/ Social Media
  • Strong creative writing skills (for traditional PR and social media channels), with good media sell-in skills (essential)
  • Media relations experience
  • Account management experience with strong client service skills
  • Ability to plan, organize and control work flows
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent English written/verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with strong service orientation
  • Confident individual with good presentation skills
  • Have a problem-solving disposition (show initiative)
  • Ability to manage stress and meet deadlines
  • Be a team player and mentor to junior colleagues
  • Willingness to travel, if required
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport

View Positive Dialogue website / Careers for full job description