Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Account Manager - Strategy Development and Media Relations

Job Title: Account Manager - Strategy Development and Media Relations
Job Code: AM_SDMR/BSD/131121
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Senior Consultant
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Strategy Development and Media Relations.

Job Objective: To provide professional counsel and account service and manage agency relationships with clients.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides high quality professional advice and service to clients according to acceptable standards of the profession and the firm.
  • Manages day-to-day client activities, including research, planning, implementation and evaluation of public relations activities, and paying careful attention to budgets, resources, deadlines and client records.
  • Maintains close and frequent contact with clients, and strengthen rapport between the company and the client.
  • Coordinates and supervises staff and vendors needed to carry out client service requirements, and ensures quality, cost-effective service, within budget and established time frame.
  • Prepares effective, comprehensive public relations strategies and plans that are well organized and well written, with detailed time budgets that are appropriate to client needs and reasonable with regard to resource utilization. Ensures efficient execution of plans.
  • Reviews and approves accuracy of client time and expense reports necessary for invoicing, ensuring the attachment or inclusion of proper support data.
  • Demonstrates effective knowledge of print, electronic an internet media, particularly those that impact client activities and writes effectively for various media.
  • Understands the need for writing for various communication channels as required.
  • Ensures personal compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that client reports are prepared monthly and sent out to clients.
  • Ensures that supervisors are kept fully informed regarding activities and plans of individuals and clients.
  • Keeps work area and files neat, clean and orderly.
  • Works harmoniously with fellow employees.
  • Seeks new business opportunities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience: Around 2 to 3 years.