Job Title: Junior Account Executive
Working For: CMS Strategic
Salary: in line with experience
CMS Strategic, a London-based PR agency, provides media and government relations to companies within the defence, aerospace and security industries and has clients in the energy services and civil aviation sectors. An opportunity is now available for a Junior Account Executive 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:
- Researching and securing relevant forward feature opportunities;
- Researching and developing stories for pitching to appropriate media;
- Distributing high quality copy to target media;
- Handling to media enquiries;
- Logging all client coverage which appears in print and online media;
- Attending client meetings and events, providing timely reports on actions and outcomes and circulating to clients;
- Helping to organise media events and press briefings;
- Summarising and reporting relevant news stories/coverage to CMS and its clients on a daily basis;
- Management of media lists for all CMS’ clients;
- Keeping client activity planners up to date;
- Primary contact on CMS’ office phone and related administrative functions
- This opportunity is most likely to suit a creative and confident individual with some PR / agency-based experience.
Strong writing, communication, research, administration, and organisational skills are essential, as is attention detail, as is the ability to work on a variety of projects and to tight deadlines.
A background in defence and security would be an advantage, but of more importance is an understanding of PR and the benefits it can deliver for clients. An individual that is well suited to this role will have significant scope to develop their responsibilities and position with CMS.
Closing Date: 4 March 2024
Interviews to commence imminently.
Please email a CV and short cover note to: Georgia.Pickering@cmsstrategic.com