Account/Project Manager

Posted on 14 February 2020

Package: Basic salary plus commission, benchmarked against industry-sector data and taking into account skills, experience, and qualification(s)

Location: Durban
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent

Company Description

Prop Data is a digital marketing company that is solely focused on marketing real estate on the internet. Our approach is to continually identify where your buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants start their search for an estate agency or property online. We then provide you with a wide range of innovative digital marketing products and services to help you effectively reach, engage, and ultimately convert your target market into high-quality leads. Prop Data's platform enables you to capture a listing once and then automatically create maximum market exposure for your real estate brand and listings through our website, content, search engine, email, property portal, and social media marketing channels.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for administration and support on client accounts as well as pre-production and production management. This candidate will work closely with all of our internal teams and report directly to the Client Liaison Manager.


  • Building and nurturing close relationships with clients
  • Gaining knowledge of a client’s brand
  • Scheduling resources and managing deadlines to ensure that work is delivered on time
  • Writing creative briefs and client proposals
  • Organising and participating in briefing and brainstorming sessions
  • Checking the quality of all work leaving the company and proofreading all documents
  • Ensuring that the design department specifications are correct
  • Ensuring approval documents are signed prior to production
  • Meeting with departments for client briefings
  • Following production processes
  • Following all sign-off procedures
  • Ensuring all processes are recorded
  • Ensuring the Client Liaison Manager and client are continuously kept informed on the process — managing daily/weekly WIP (Work-in-Progress) meetings to ensure the team are on track and kept up to date with any new developments
  • Facilitating clear direction and communication for the project


  • Matric and relevant degree
  • 2+ years’ production management experience
  • Durban based
  • Driver’s licence and own transport
  • Excellent engagement skills with the ability and confidence to liaise with clients, partners, vendors, and other stakeholders
  • Able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines 
  • Experience in answering and resolving all technical issues
  • Confident in estimating projects, managing schedules, and time
  • Able to think on your feet and make decisions; someone who finds solutions rather than simply reports problems
  • Proactive and adaptable, able to effectively work under pressure
  • Experience in working as part of a team to deliver high-quality work that is on time and within budget
  • Experience in prioritising and effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly adaptable to new procedures, technology & systems, and ensuring that these systems are adhered to
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion to make sure quality control procedures are adhered to

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Presentable and of sober habits
  • Excellent attitude
  • Take pride in your work
  • Punctual and excellent time management
  • Organised, reliable and responsible
  • Quick and resourceful
  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills
  • Team player
  • Proactive and very organised
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious
  • Ability to prioritise workflow
  • Deadline oriented
  • Good project and time management

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