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Reference: 90104

Date Added: 4 September 2023
Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Job Title: Account Director/Senior Account Director

Working For: CMS Strategic, part of Campaign Marketing Services Ltd

Location: London

Salary: Competitive, in line with experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

CMS Strategic, a London-based PR and Communications agency, provides media and government relations to companies within the defence, aerospace and security industries and also has clients in the energy services and civil aviation sectors. An opportunity is now available for an experienced Account Director to join the team.

Working as part of the CMS team, the successful candidate must be able to manage day-to-day PR activity across several existing accounts. Key responsibilities for this role will include:

• A senior point of contact with clients
• Management of the team with co-Directors
• Direct and lead PR projects
• Develop and deliver integrated campaigns
• Copy writing and editing of a wide range of material
• Providing professional development to the team
• Building relationships with industry and journalists
• Provide counsel to clients and the Board
• Deliver new business and grow existing accounts
• Analysis of outcomes and interpreting data
• Championing CMS' ethos and values

This opportunity is for an experienced and confident individual with significant level of PR and Communications experience in Defence or relevant industries. The candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

• Senior experience in Media or Communications
• Established network in the UK media
• Leadership and management of a team
• Track record in Business Development
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Impactful use of social media
• Exceptional presentational and pitching style
• Experience handling a range of media
• Exceptional writing ability
• Ability to work on a range of projects and to tight deadlines

A background in defence, aerospace, and security would be a significant advantage, but of more importance is proven ability to plan and deliver integrated communications campaigns and an understanding of managing a variety of high-level stakeholders.

The candidate will be joining a friendly and dynamic team, with access to company healthcare scheme and ability to work flexibly. CMS offers a unique opportunity to embed in a fascinating global sector, contribute to national discourse and develop our network across parliament, the media and industry.

Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews taking place immediately.

Application Details

Please email a cover note detailing relevant experience and a CV to: Georgia.Pickering@cmsstrategic.com

Website: http://www.cmsstrategic.com

Additional Notes