SP Vacancy: Account Manager

Remuneration: Basic salary 
Location: Johannesburg
Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Contract
Reference: #Account Manager


Job description

We are looking forward to receiving applications from super-talented account managers to join our creative, marketing agency. This position is best suited for candidates who have a skill set that mixes client and traffic management with art direction, copywriting and editing. Agency and client management experience is essential and design and editorial experience, ideal. High aesthetic and visual understanding is required.  

You must be passionate about the power of content to tell stories on behalf of brands. 

Company Description

SoulProviders is a couture content creation and content marketing agency. We pride ourselves on producing high-quality content for a range of exciting brands. Our team is young, passionate and excited about creative content and the online space. We’re going places, are you coming with us?



  • Background in marketing – digital marketing a great advantage
  • Fast and focused account manager who is able to put together through-the-line strategies that bring their campaign ideas to life in a highly appealing way
  • Excellent client management skills with a high level of accountability (four to five years of experience)
  • Exceptional visual, aesthetic, design and creative direction abilities
  • Understand and be a pro at budgeting, invoicing and negotiating
  • Highly reliable, organised, efficient, great at multi-tasking
  • Excellent at crisis management
  • Stickler for deadlines and punctuality
  • Great team player, able to get the best out of team members with minimal effort
  • Solutions-focused – able to find quick and sensible solutions to problems
  • Inventive – able to think out of the box and come up with original ideas
  • Multi-cultural, curious and passionate about South Africans and our different cultures
  • A positive attitude and balanced lifestyle

Duties will include

  • Account management
  • Working closely with creative teams and traffic manager to ensure that work flows efficiently
  • Managing strategic sessions from beginning to the proposal document to the client presentation
  • Working with a creative director, a team of copywriters, illustrators and designers to coax out the best work
  • Art direction, ensuring visuals are always fresh, future-forward and brand relevant


Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Must be focused and 100% able to work to deadline
  • Must be able to take direction and be willing to apply feedback back into their work
  • Must want to learn – hungry for new knowledge in a fast-paced environment!
  • Meticulously organised and pays huge attention to detail
  • A people’s person who is great with clients
  • A listener, willing to listen to your client and understand their needs
  • Proactive and able to work independently without being chased
  • A great leader! Able to give instructions, feedback and encouragement to team members
  • A fast learner and ingenious in making plans if you get stuck



  • Traffic management experience
  • Experience with project management software and tools
  • Speak/read/write other languages besides English
  • Pan-African experience is beneficial
  • Ability to make cocktails


Please make sure you send the following:

  • Introduction to yourself in the email (covering letter)
  • CV with relevant work experience
  • References and portfolio if available


Posted on 8 November 2016, 15:30


Author: Represent

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