PR Manager

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Mar 14, 2017
Permanent Advertising Marketing

Job Description

PR Manager


Location: Observatory, Cape Town

Salary: R18k – R26k per month negotiable



Tertiary degree or diploma qualification in PR, communications, marketing, journalism, media

Minimum 1 - 2 years of experience in managing client accounts in an advertising, digital, marketing or PR environment.

Experience with content or communication development and dissemination across the different media channels

Digital and social media experience

Project management and planning.

Analytical reporting.

Strong MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).



Content generation and distribution

Support the line manager to generate high-quality content for all media channels

Produce content as required.

Assist with editing and proof reading.

Support the line manager to effectively distribute content across all media channels

Media liaison and coverage - assisting in achieving and exceeding client coverage targets

Quarterly review and update of the media list aligned to client strategies

Daily maintenance of media lists.

Ensuring that media’s requirements for quotes, interviews and further information are answered timeously and appropriately.

Timeous and appropriate distribution of press releases.

Assisting with effective media liaison to generate maximum PR coverage.

Assisting with client liaison regarding media’s requirement for quotes, interviews and further information.

Follow up with media regarding coverage for reporting and relationship maintenance purposes.

External relationship development and management

Assist the line manager to build and manage the client relationships.

Liaise with clients as needed.

Attend and minute client meetings as required.

Attend ad-hoc client needs.

Assist the line manager to build and manage of strong media relationships.

Support the line manager to produce annual media relationship management plans.

Support the line manager in providing accurate spokesperson contact details to the media.

External and internal reporting

Assist in setting up internal and external reporting templates.

Produce client reports in line with deadlines, and gain approval from line manager.

Produce internal reports in line with deadlines, and gain approval from line manager.

Timeous dissemination of reports to clients as required.

Internal relationship management and collaboration

Assist in managing the internal approval process.

Regular written and verbal communication with relevant departments.

Liaise with the media liaison, manager, designers and social media regarding brief clarity and timeous implementation.


Job Level


Salary Range

R25 000 - R30 000 per month