Are you a curious individual who enjoys working with the industry’s best and brightest? Do you enjoy interpreting data to look for interesting trends and themes, and sharing your findings with your clients in a visually appealing and exciting way? If so, you may be just what we’re looking for – check out the job specifications below, and let us know if you’d like to join our world-class team.


Account Executive and Client Relationship Manager


Remuneration:    Negotiable

Province:               Gauteng

City:                        Johannesburg

Type:                      Full-time, permanent employment

Education:            Degree


Job Description:

Columinate wants to hire a dynamic Account Executive interested in working with innovative online technologies, a world-class research team, and the best clients any research agency could ask for.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree (must include research methodology as part of the course) in marketing, business, economics, or social sciences (ideally higher degrees – Honours or Masters)
  • Minimum 5 years’ research experience
  • Proven research knowledge with solid analytics skills
  • Ability to retain and grow accounts through client relationships
  • Ability to work with and train Research Executives on key accounts
  • Tech-savvy, detail-oriented, and deadline-driven a must!


Key Performance Areas:

  • Key client contact on accounts
  • Responsible for growing accounts as per targets set out by business
  • Responsible for client relationship management
  • Responsible for taking client briefs, generating proposals, and utilising the necessary resources to secure a project
  • Applying general quality control
  • Briefing team members on projects to execute clearly from start to finish, and within the timeframe
  • Presenting results back to clients
  • Responsible for managing all project related administration


If this sounds like you, and you want to join an incredible team, please contact Lethiwe Shezi on