Account Director

Cape Town Client Service King James 13 February 2018

We're on the hunt for an integrated Account Director with a minimum of 3yrs experience in the position to join our Cape Town team.

Strong, proven digital experience is a must and financial services experience is a big bonus.

If you're really really really good at this stuff, let's chat.


  • Tertiary qualification in Advertising or Marketing.
  • Minimum of 4 years  advertising agency experience.
  • Fully integrated experience in ATL/BTL/Digital.
  • A doer not a talker.
  • Superb interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work in a pressurised environment – your implementation skills will be above standard.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal.
  • Hard working and eager to learn attitude.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Knowledge and interest in the financial services industry both locally and globally.


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Digital Media Account Manager

Johannesburg Client Service King James Digital 13 February 2018

We're on the hunt for a Digital Account Manager to join our King James Digital Media and Data team in Jhb.

You must have 3-6 years agency experience, an in-depth knowledge of all digital channels and you should blow the lights out when it comes to creating, writing, presenting and selling compelling proposals.

If you think you've got what it takes, and have a proven track-record, let's chat.



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Digital Strategist

Cape Town Strategy King James Digital 13 February 2018

If you're really really really really good at this stuff, we would like to meet you. 

Responsibilities:

  • Set digital marketing strategies using all necessary tools (e.g. website, emails, social media and blogs)
  • Research products, services and current strategies to identify new opportunities
  • Analyze web traffic metrics and suggest solutions to boost web presence
  • Monitor SEO/SEM, marketing and sales performance metrics to forecast trends
  • Build strong clients relationships through social media interaction
  • Keep up-to-date with our audience’s preferences and proactively suggest new campaigns
  • Liaise with Marketing, Sales, Design and Content teams to optimize customer experience and ensure brand consistency
  • Identify advertising needs
  • Establish best practices in digital marketing
  • Stay up-to-date with digital technologies developments
  • Engaging digital campaigns as a key acquisition driver and mapping out a clear consumer journey, so that the full online and social environment is experienced
  • Provide strategic marketing direction and guidance to align to business objectives and propositions.
  • Digital activity consists of performance media, social media, sponsorships and seeking correlations between traditional media and digital media.
  • Understanding of the analytics landscape
  • Strategic knowledge of traditional media, the role and formulas where a mixture of ATL and digital media results in specific business objectives for brands

Requirements:

min 4 years’ experience

  • Must have agency experience (digital, marketing, advertising)
  • BSc degree in Marketing, Advertising or relevant field

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PR Account Manager

Cape Town Client Service & Strategy Atmosphere 13 February 2018

  • 4 years’ experience in public relations which includes media and influencer relations
  • Experience in working with financial services brands and understanding how to activate them to create impact
  • Able to multi-task between strategy implementation, writing, client service, media relations and integrated communication
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply communications techniques beyond media relations in response to client briefs, including influencer relations and digital PR
  • Demonstrate ability to write persuasively, creatively pitch stories and identify/develop story opportunities
  • Lead journalist and influencer relationship-building initiatives within the team across various media sectors
  • Identify and build relationships within clients
  • Build high-level knowledge of client’s market sector
  • Journalism background (advantageous)

Personality attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Innovative thinker
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Hardworking
  • Tenacity
  • In-touch with industry & culture


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PR Account Manager

Cape Town Client Service & Strategy Atmosphere 13 February 2018

  • 3 years’ experience in public relations which includes media and influencer relations
  • Experience in working with Corporate and B2B brands and understanding how to activate them to create impact
  • Able to multi-task between strategy implementation, writing, client service, media relations and integrated communication
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply communications techniques beyond media relations in response to client briefs, including influencer relations and digital PR
  • Demonstrate ability to write persuasively, creatively pitch stories and identify/develop story opportunities
  • Lead journalist and influencer relationship-building initiatives within the team across various media sectors
  • Identify and build relationships within clients
  • Build high-level knowledge of client’s market sector
  • Journalism background a bonus

Personality attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Innovative thinker
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Hardworking
  • Tenacity
  • In-touch with industry and culture


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Contract PR Account Director

Cape Town Client Service & Strategy Atmosphere a King James Group Company 03 November 2017

We're on the hunt for a PR pro to join our Cape Town team for a fixed contract from mid March 2018 to mid September 2018.

You must have

  • 8+ years experience in the industry 
  • PR Management or Communications diploma or degree 
  • Experience in consumer PR 
  • Agency experience hugely beneficial 
You must be able to
  • Manage always-on retainer work and projects seamlessly, including forward planning, prioritising workflow and problem-solving.
  • Review and quality check all client work from team members – ensuring the highest standard across the consultancy.
  • Manage relationships with key senior clients, including, but not limited to CEOs, chief marketing officers, communications heads.
  • Drive creativity and innovative thinking in everyday delivery and problem-solving.
  • Drive accurate delivery of complete SOW across team.
  • Where necessary, adapt SOWs in line with changing client needs.
  • Work with operations and finance teams to ensure jobs are completed, reconciled, billed and closed.
  • Prepare for and run client meetings, ensuring that the full team is debriefed and prepared.
  • Produce, or ensure account manager or account executive produces, accurate and timely action reports after each client meeting – to be sent to client within 24 hours of meeting.
  • Ensure the team produces quality briefs produced for Creators and Relators (writes briefs when required, checks all briefs).
  • Track trends, issues and industry developments and share with the client team so as to determine actions.
  • Be an expert in crisis comms and driving execution of activity.
  • Host high level media at client events and briefings
  • Be the Inter-agency link (internal and external creative agencies and suppliers).

If you're a work horse and not a show pony, if you're curious and in-touch and if you want the opportunity to live our culture of excellence, please send your CV to careers@kingjames.co.za


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