Join Our Team: Senior Consultant, Public Relations

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Join Our Team: Senior Consultant, Public Relations

Cumberland Strategies is expanding our team and we are looking for an experienced public relations professional to join our Toronto Office, as a Senior Consultant. Successful applicants will have at least 5 years of agency experience. Knowledge and/or experience in government affairs is considered an asset but not mandatory. Applicants should consider themselves well organized, have strong communication skills, be entrepreneurial, and above all be a team player.

Job Description:

  • Develop and implement communications and public relations strategies that achieve client goals in collaboration with the Senior Accounts team
  • Liaise directly with clients to deliver insights and counsel that advance objectives
  • Manage complex programs and projects, leading internal teams to prioritize tasks, set milestones and deliver
  • Proactively identify emerging issues to inform decision-making, proposing new approaches to meet needs
  • Research, write and edit press releases, media advisories, key messages, fact sheets and speaking notes
  • Develop and manages external stakeholder relationships, including media, vendors, social media influencers
  • Create and review client wrap reports measuring results of campaigns, as needed
  • Contribute to new business initiatives in conjunction with key leadership
  • Champion the firm’s goals and values, fostering culture and team dynamics

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related public relations/communications experience
  • Strong planning and project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, lead teams and meet deadlines
  • Strong storytelling and writing skills to develop dynamic content that resonates
  • Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and thrives on creativity
  • Deep understanding of the ever-changing media landscape
  • Works well in a collaborative environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to problem solve

To apply click here.