Managing Director

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


This position is open to South African Citizens only.

Who is BCW?

BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) is focused on helping clients to move people - to inspire, engage and lead people to act and change. And at BCW, we build big, insight-driven ideas combined with real emotion and creativity to connect with people’s lives and communities across Africa and the globe. (

Note: Applications close on Friday 20th September 2019. No late applications will be accepted.


The role requires a person who is strong in all of the areas listed below and has a minimum of 10 to 15 years’ relevant management experience.

The process

Step 1 – A full description of the Managing Director role is available on request. Please email [email protected] to request a copy.

Step 1 – If you believe you meet the criteria and you would like to “move people”, then submit your CV to [email protected] (deadline for submissions is Friday 20th September 2019)

Step 2 – First round shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a panel interview (made up of executives from BCW Europe & Africa) which will include a presentation by each candidate on a client-related project, to be advised once the shortlist is finalised. These interviews will be scheduled for Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th October 2019.

Step 3 – Final shortlisted candidates will be invited to a second panel interview and required to present on a business-related topic to the senior leadership team at BCW Europe & Africa. Final interviews are scheduled to take place between Wednesday 30th October and Friday the 1st November 2019.


What’s in it for you?

A brilliant opportunity to lead a dynamic team and be part of the world’s third largest global public relations network. A competitive salary package commensurate with experience and expertise.

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