Business Manager – Strategic Communications

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Applications have closed

Website Efficacy Media

Adding a Voice to Your Brand

Efficacy Media is a regional PR and marketing agency in Southern Africa, renowned for creating impactful brands and providing comprehensive communication strategies. As a through-the-line dynamic media agency, we focus on adding a voice to brands by offering a virtually connected experience that fosters sustainable and successful collaborations. Our team consists of creative minds from diverse backgrounds, dedicated to innovation and excellence in delivering customised strategies for our clients. Our services encompass media relations, digital media management, event management, creative design, web development, and more.

About the Role

The Business Manager – Strategic Communications is a key member of the team working on and managing a portfolio of clients whilst supporting and mentoring team members of staff to perform to the best of their ability.

The successful candidate is a motivated and commercially focused individual with experience and knowledge in Public Relations, preferably from an agency background and passionate about using communications effectively to influence and engage.

The Business Manager – Strategic Communications will take responsibility for the day-to-day activities associated with managing clients communications and engagement  activities.

They will help develop and deploy creative PR programmes to meet the needs of clients.

As a Business Manager you will:

  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative and take charge of clients requirements
  • Forge strong and productive client relationships
  • Manage workloads effectively across multiple projects and ensure all work is completed in a timely manner and on-budget
  • Work closely with other teams within the Agency to coordinate integrated communications programmes
  • Provide strategic counsel and insight to shape clients’ communications programme
  • Be actively involved in new business development, leading on team brainstorms, creation of PR proposals and new business pitches
  • Have experience of managing and formulating budgets.
  • Have strong media contacts and relationships within Zambia and across East and Southern Africa
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset

Skills required include:

  • A minimum of 5-6 years agency experience in PR in either an agency and/or in house role
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • First class writing skills
  • Outstanding people management skills and track record of effective team working
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong IT skills

Interested? Please apply in the first instance by sending a detailed CV and three (03) published writing samples to [email protected]

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