Irish PR Jobs

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Head of PR – Sky

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Whether it’s our great original shows like Chernobyl or Gangs of London our international hit shows like Game of Thrones, Irish content like our GAA coverage or our award-winning products like Sky Q & Broadband, we harness the power of earned media to tell positive stories about the Sky & NOW TV brands.

The Head of PR is responsible for developing insight-led PR strategies with clear objectives for both Sky & NOW TV which deliver against commercial business objectives for our content & product offerings. Product areas covered by the role include Sky Q, Broadband, and our range of award- winning content.

What You’ll Do

  • Overall ownership of the Sky & NOW TV PR strategy, ensuring a clear annual strategy is developed and aligns with business plans. Forward planning to determine priority activity
  • Manage resourcing and overseeing all delivery across campaigns.
  • Own annual campaign plans and budgets and ensure we get best value from spend.
  • Deliver innovation in campaigns, looking to amplify in digital & social, while exploring new and emerging media
  • Work closely with senior leadership of the broader Sky team to ensure our PR Strategy for Product & content is fully integrated with wider business strategy.
  • Build and enhance Sky’s relationship with the media, including fostering key, senior media contacts for the benefit of the team and business
  • Lead relationship with agency partners working with them for the benefit of the business; thinking strategically as to how our agency partners can best support us

What You’ll Bring

  • Extensive experience aligning PR strategy to business plans and including experience working in Product, Tech, TV, entertainment or a directly related sector
  • Progressive leadership skills with good judgement who takes action to deliver great results
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with proven ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and to reconcile complexity and reach consensus.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with colleagues across the business, setting aside self-interest to achieve the best outcome.
  • Experience of working with the Irish Media with a strong network of contacts across the media landscape including social media & influencers.
  • A clear understanding of the TV, Broadband and entertainment industry

Inclusion

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Seniority Level

Director

Senior Account Manager, Health – Edelman

It’s an exciting time for our Health team. We have grown significantly working with some of the world’s leading companies. As a part of our continued expansion, we are looking to hire an ambitious Senior Account Manager with the drive and passion to play a key role on our accounts, complementing our existing team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, excellent writer, and champion of creative content. There is plenty of scope for professional development for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in healthcare communications – ideally but not necessarily – within an agency environment.
  • Outstanding project management skills.
  • Excellent team management.
  • A flair for writing.
  • Keen understanding of social and digital.
  • Ability to scope and manage budgets.
  • Expert knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry an advantage.

Responsibilities

  • Manage medium to large-sized projects with a high degree of independence.
  • Provide sound client counsel as the day-to-day point of contact.
  • Deliver high performance results within budget.
  • Manage the preparation of new business pitches.
  • Maintain an excellent network of media, stakeholder and influencer contacts.

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 9th April.

Associate Director, Health – Edelman

Requirements

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in healthcare communications.
  • Outstanding leadership skills.
  • Demonstrable track record in delivering new business.
  • Excellent team management capability.
  • Seamless client management.
  • Recognised business acumen.
  • Expert knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and policy landscape.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic advisory delivering best in class client counsel.
  • Leadership role in managing and growing existing clients.
  • Generation of new business to complement and expand existing client portfolio.
  • Engagement in international client business specifically UK/EMEA.

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 9th April.

Head of Communications, Ireland – Stripe

Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of all sizes use our software to accept online payments and run technically sophisticated financial operations in more than 100 countries. With our products, some of the world’s most exciting companies (e.g. Shopify, Amazon, Glofox, Zoom, Peloton, Deliveroo, and more) are growing their revenue, expanding to new markets, and launching new lines of business. By helping businesses accept payments from anywhere in the world and accelerating the economic shift from offline to online, we aim to increase the GDP of the internet.

The Communications team builds Stripe’s brand and influence across the world, helping shape the company’s strategy along the way. We’re looking for a seasoned communications professional to help tell our story in Ireland, the home of Stripe’s founders and many great Stripe users. Dublin is Stripe’s international headquarters and one of its fastest growing hubs.It’s vital that our reputation in Ireland continues to serve as a springboard for growth, helping us hire the best talent, work with the best companies, and support the Irish economy.
Working closely with global and local leadership, you will grow the understanding of Stripe in Ireland, and make us a champion for progress in the Irish ecosystem. The ideal candidate is rigorous and creative, strategic and hands-on, marrying long-term vision with short-term execution. They’ll be deeply thoughtful about how to shape Stripe’s reputation over the next 10 years, whilst managing competing priorities across corporate, product, and brand communications. They’ll be able to communicate effectively across a broad range of audiences, from entrepreneurs to policymakers. At Stripe, we’re looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

You will:

  • Lead Stripe’s communication strategy in Ireland
  • Build a plan that aims to deliver on that vision
  • Work with local and global leaders to align your vision and plan with the broader business strategy
  • Execute your communications strategy in Ireland
  • Work closely with Stripe users in Ireland to help tell their stories
  • Engage with the Irish tech community to make Stripe a helpful partner
  • Develop and enhance the reputation of local leaders so they can tell the Stripe story
  • Manage local agencies and contractors
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and technology reporters and influencers
  • Partner with the broader Irish ecosystem (Entrepreneurs, Think tanks, Governments agencies) to drive positive change for Irish businesses

You should have:

  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • 10-12 years of experience in public relations, preferably in a technology, high-growth and/or VC environment
  • Experience collaborating with senior executives
  • Experience in working with policy teams and policymakers
  • Experience working with a wide variety of partners on joint communications efforts
  • Relationships with Ireland’s key business and technology reporters, as well as influencers
  • A history of creative execution – using novel tactics to advance comms goals
  • A rigorous approach to planning, and a keen eye for risk
  • Government experience is a plus

You should include these in your application:

  • Resume or LinkedIn profile
  • Writing samples are always welcome!
  • Any information you think would be most useful for us in understanding your background and accomplishments

Internal Communications Manager – Irish Distillers

About the job

At Irish Distillers, we live and love whiskey. But in our world, it’s the people who come first and it’s why we think of ourselves as a family. We are passionate about what we do. We have kept our tradition alive because we believe that Ireland produces the best whiskey in the world. There are over 600 hundred of us, all working together to share our passion and products with whiskey lovers the world over.

We’ve led the global renaissance in Irish whiskey and are Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines, distributing the Pernod Ricard portfolio of brands across Ireland. Jameson is currently the 3rd largest whiskey brand by volume in the world.

We are now seeking to recruit an Internal Communications Manager to devise and implement a best in class internal communication strategy, which aligns with the overall business strategy of Irish Distillers. Based in our Head Office in Ballsbridge, Dublin, you will develop and implement dynamic employee communications campaigns to help inform, educate and engage our diverse, multi-site employee base. You will work within a fast paced, dynamic team, focussed on supporting the growth and reputation of both our Brand and unique culture through effective, inclusive, innovative and transparent communications.

What’s involved?

Strategy

  • Develop strategies to inform and engage employees about the vision, values and strategic priorities using best in class internal communication tools and processes.
  • Ensure messaging, timing and delivery of communications is consistent and in line with the leadership team’s strategic vision and company values.

Communications

  • Build greater awareness and understanding within the business of corporate and consumer facing activities and how they help strengthen our position, brands and help us achieve our business aims.
  • Manage the engagement programme for the CEO and Leadership Team.
  • Provide support to the business via effective communication of new and ongoing employee facing policies and activities – giving particular support to HR Communications and the Sustainability and Responsibility (S&R) strategy.
  • Work with the HR function, positioning Irish Distillers as an employer of choice.
  • Manage communications for the bi- annual employee opinion survey.

Channel management

  • Maintain existing and develop innovative new channels, paying particular attention to digital and social media, to communicate and engage with employees.
  • Identify and develop a team of local communication champions on each site and within departments who can assist with communications.

Employee engagement

  • Promote internal S&R programmes such as the volunteering programme, employee matched funding programme and site charity partnerships
  • Support HR Communications with the promotion of the Irish Distillers wellbeing programme.
  • Develop initiatives and activities to engage desk-based employees working from home during the pandemic.

What we are looking for?

  • Internal communications experience (or other equivalent area) within in-house or agency environments.
  • Experience of engaging effectively in a partnership approach with senior leaders from diverse business units.
  • Experience of translating business strategy and visions into easily understandable and effective employee communications.
  • Excellent creative, and digital skills and a understanding of how to build awareness and engagement.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Passionate about our values and our mission with an ability to bring them to life through effective communications
  • Ability to influence and motivate internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work with diverse set of internal stakeholders and be sensitive to their differing communications needs, by building trusted relationships in each functional department.
  • Ability to develop strategic impactful and measurable internal communications campaigns.
  • Ability to generate, inspire and implement new and relevant ideas by thinking out-of-the-box, finding new innovative ways to engage employees and transform these into actionable initiatives.
  • Most important is the ability to work at all levels of the business in a genuine and respectful manner which is able to deliver results.

Life at Irish Distillers

At Irish Distillers, we live and love whiskey. Our shared spirit is guided by our values. Because special things happen when Real, Remarkable and Responsible people come together. We’re proud to be part of the Irish Distillers and Pernod Ricard family, and the magic moments we create through our brands.

Our culture is a blend of curiosity and craic, where everyone can be author of their own verse. Our enthusiasm for what we do is infectious. The spirit we share gives us purpose and makes life at Irish Distillers special. And what’s life without a little spirit?

What we offer

We understand our people are what binds us to become makers of the world’s most enjoyed whiskey. We treat our employees well and offer fantastic career and growth opportunities, in an environment that is fun, supportive and collaborative. Our benefits and perks support our team across health & wellbeing, family, finance and time off. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together, you can distil something truly special.

Like a well-blended whiskey, we believe that diverse perspectives make us better and we welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, orientations, and differences to create together the spirit that makes us great.

Public Relations Manager – Lidl 

With more than 6,000 colleagues across our stores, warehouses and support offices in Ireland and Northern Ireland we are a large and ambitious team. We know our people are our greatest asset and our success is attributed to the commitment and dedication of our hardworking team.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Public Relations Manager to join our Communications team. The Public Relations Manager will be involved in developing and executing various PR campaigns for Lidl across Ireland & Northern Ireland. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced retail environment with a passion with news and skill in landing key messages with external and internal stakeholders.

Your Tasks

  • Full involvement in the inception, development and execution of consumer, corporate and CSR PR campaigns
  • Responsibility to developing such campaigns and rolling them out externally to media and stakeholders
  • Drafting, editing and issuing press materials
  • Proactive engagement with key contacts in the media on a daily basis
  • Liaising with key departments across the business; CSR, Property, Purchasing and Sponsorship to identify appropriate news angles with a view to generating positive press coverage for the business
  • Developing and maintaining an up-to-date contact database across all relevant media sectors
  • Liaising with PR agencies
  • Managing reports for Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland and Lidl International
  • Building PR plans alongside regional property team to support new sites and stores
  • Assisting the wider Communications team with internal communications, social media and events as required

Your Profile

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the PR field is essential
  • Third-level degree is essential
  • An in-depth knowledge of the Irish media landscape and key contacts in both corporate and consumer media
  • People-person with a passion for news, storytelling and landing key messages with media and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects and proven track record of landing strong consumer and corporate coverage, and consistently demonstrating initiative
  • Interested in a fast-moving and dynamic business area
  • Ability to manage time effectively and multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • Full driver’s license is essential

We Offer

  • Salary €42,400 rising to €54,075 after 3 years
  • 20 days holiday per annum rising to 25 days after 2 years
  • Company pension after one year of service
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • Initial training and ongoing development from an experienced team member
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Dynamic work environment
  • New office facility with free parking
  • On-site gym and canteen
Head Office Dublin — 6 km
Tallaght
Co. Dublin Dublin
Apply until
30.03.2021

Communications & Digital Specialist – KPMG Ireland

    • Are you a digitally savvy corporate communications professional looking for your next challenge?
    • Do you have a strong understanding of business issues, excellent writing skills and a passion for creating engaging content for digital channels?
    • Are you interested in joining a firm that delivers award winning training and opportunities for career progression?

Role
Reporting to the Associate Director of Communications, the role entails supporting the following
We are looking to recruit a skilled and dynamic professional to join our Marketing and Communications team on a full time permanent basis, based in our Dublin 2 office.

    • Manage and co-ordinate broad communications activities for CSR, inclusion and diversity and sponsorship initiatives
    • Support wider communications in re-purposing business focused campaign materials and content for digital channels
    • Content creation and development for channels including web, video, podcast, LinkedIn, Twitter
    • Developing sharing strategies, both organic and paid
    • Writing / content editing – distilling complex topics into concise and compelling stories for business readers
    • Collaborating with the marketing team and our business functions to deliver innovative digital communications solutions in support of business objectives
    • Managing advertising bookings and asset delivery

Role Requirements

    • At least 4 years of experience in a corporate communications position, with an emphasis on digital
    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR, journalism, digital marketing or related disciplines
    • Strong interest and understanding of business issues
    • Skilled in repurposing content for digital channels and driving engagement
    • Excellent writing and editing capabilities
    • Technical skills for using social media channels and reporting features
    • Strong interpersonal skills, drive and enthusiasm
    • Flexibility, good time management and a positive work ethic, requires a ‘can do’ attitude.
    • High standards in terms of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to project manage and multi–task, prioritising work and meeting deadlines
    • Ability to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment, on projects that operate outside the above core job description

We Offer More Than Just a Career Opportunity

    • The opportunity to work on interesting projects while developing your skills and experience.
    • In-house award winning team of training specialists to help you achieve your career goals.
    • Relocation assistance for those looking to move home to Ireland.

Diversity

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creating an inclusive culture where all our people achieve their potential is fundamental to our business. In addition, our employees have the option to avail of our flexible working policies/intelligent working arrangements. To learn more about diversity at KPMG, click

Our Values

Our Values guide our behaviours day-to-day, informing how we act, the decisions we make, and how we work with each other, our clients, companies that we audit, and all our stakeholders. They guide our thousands of extraordinary people to do what is right, learn and improve every day, think and act boldly, respect and draw strength from our differences, and do what matters.

    • Integrity: We do what is right.
    • Excellence: We never stop learning and improving.
    • Courage: We think and act boldly.
    • Together: We respect each other and draw strength from our differences.
    • For Better: We do what matters.

Apply

If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the apply button. If you have any specific queries on the role, please contact Sharon Griffin.

For an interactive insight into life at KPMG, make sure to follow us on social media! You can find us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at the following handle- @KPMGCareersIRL.

Please note we do not require Agency assistance for this role.

By clicking apply to this role your application will not only be considered for this position but your details will be stored on our database and may be considered for similar future positions that may arise. This means that the personal data contained in your application and provided to KPMG as part of the application process may be retained by us for up to 18 months from the date of your application and you hereby agree to that. If you do not wish your details to be stored on our recruitment database please email careers@kpmg.ie stating this and we will ensure that such information is not stored other than for the purposes of this application

Global Corporate Communications Executive – Aerogen

Job Summary:  

We are seeking a Global Corporate Communications Executive to support in a dynamic and diverse communications function that delivers efficient and effective communications support both internally and externally.

Reporting to the Global Corporate Communications Manager, the Communications Executive will work across a range of company initiatives with duties incorporating internal communications, public relations, digital communications and public affairs.

Candidates should be detail-oriented and highly motivated, with the ability to think strategically, adapt quickly and work well within a team. Excellent writing skills and analytical abilities are essential. The successful candidate should be eager to develop within this role with great opportunity for career progression within the comms department or the wider marketing & sales team should it be of interest.

This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Galway, Ireland.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Global Corporate Communications Manager in the development and implementation of internal and external communications strategy
  • Work closely with the Global Corporate Communications Manager on communications initiatives for all stakeholders that incorporate the vision, mission, values and strategic growth priorities of Aerogen
  • Draft content suitable for all internal and external communication platforms, including web, press releases, Q&A’s, articles , videos and briefing materials including working collaboratively with departments to source content for internal communication channels i.e., company newsletter, CEO quarterly events
  • Support implementation of CSR strategy including global and local outreach
  • Calendar coordination including calendaring meetings, setting and circulating agendas for key events e.g., QBR’s and key external events / congresses
  • Support of Aerogen corporate brand activity including oversight of brand guidelines across materials, documents, signage etc.
  • Implement and manage the company social media calendar and channels including leading digital campaigns – planning, execution, reporting and analysis

Key Requirements

Qualifications & Requirements

  • A third level qualification in communications, public relations, marketing, digital marketing or other related field.
  • 2-3 years relevant and demonstrable experience of successfully identifying, developing and executing corporate communications campaigns and content
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross functionally including communicating complex information clearly to a range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex scientific content.
  • Demonstrated capability in drafting and creating internal and external content with excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be creative with great attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates personal initiative to be innovative and lead ideas to execution.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritisation skills, and an ability to work under pressure.

Experience;

  • utilising digital platforms, including social media as a corporate communication tool
  • managing WordPress – uploading blog posts, editing webpages etc.
  • utilizing HubSpot (or similar software) and its integration capabilities would be a big plus

Environmental Conditions: Normal Office Conditions: travel 10-20%

Public Affairs Executive – Cork Chamber of Commerce

Cork Chamber is the number one regional advocacy group in Ireland representing 1,200 members and over 100,000 working people in Cork City region. The Chamber vision is for Cork to be the best place for business.  The Chamber activity to make this vision real is guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Company Cork Chamber of Commerce
Location Cork City
Apply by 26 March 2021
Position / Title Public Affairs Executive
Department Public Affairs
Reporting to Reporting to the Director of Public Affairs & Communications
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply If you would like to join our team please email: Naoimh@corkchamber.ie with CV and Cover Letter by Friday 26th March.

Please note that applicant’s data will be held on file in Cork Chamber for a period of 12 months to comply with current employment and data protection legislation. If you do not want your details held on file please contact Naoimh Frawley on naoimh@corkchamber.ie or (021) 450 9044

In past couple of years Cork Chamber has won a PRII award, a PRII Award shortlisting and a Chambers Ireland Award for successful advocacy campaigns for international and intercity connectivity. The GE2020 manifesto offers a summary of priorities which are the subject of daily work for the team. https://www.corkchamber.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Election-Manifesto-FINAL-002.pdf

  • Urban Living & Housing
  • Sustainable & Public Transport
  • Infrastructure
  • A Green Ireland
  • An Attractive Business Environment

The role of Public Affairs Executive is to actively drive advocacy through content creation, media engagement, political and stakeholder engagement, policy consultation, and relevant event coordination.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting policy consultation submissions such as local authority development plans, central and local budgets, tax and employment reform, letters of support, planning consultations, bi-annual international connectivity survey etc.
  • Liaison with relevant committees, stakeholders and members regarding the above
  • Digital, Print and broadcast media liaison and management
  • Content drafting for media and Chamber channels
  • Close collaboration with Communications Manager
  • Close collaboration with Chambers Ireland Public Affairs team
  • Management of the Partner Programme events and communications
  • Coordination of stakeholder meetings and communications
  • Identifying and bidding for Public Affairs Awards
  • Maintenance of the Chamber Lobby Register
  • Chamber spokesperson at events, meeting and to media
  • Active contribution to general Chamber activity such as events and communications
  • Other tasks relating to the role as required.

Experience

The candidate should have a suitable blend of public affairs competency, experience and qualification to immediately contribute to the team. Interest in current affairs and a degree or higher qualification focussed on subjects such as politics, economics, sustainability and policy is essential. The Chamber values of being dynamic, responsible, purposeful and inspiring are truly integral to this role.

Benefits

  • Be part of a team actively shaping the future of Cork
  • A competitive salary, commensurable with experience, and an annual bonus
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company Wellbeing programme containing additional employee benefits
  • A central city location
  • Free parking
  • 25 days annual leave

Join Us

At Cork Chamber, we take great pride in our work on behalf of members.

If you would like to join our team please email: Naoimh@corkchamber.ie with CV and Cover Letter by Friday 26th March.

Please note that applicant’s data will be held on file in Cork Chamber for a period of 12 months to comply with current employment and data protection legislation. If you do not want your details held on file please contact Naoimh Frawley on naoimh@corkchamber.ie or (021) 450 9044

ClearStory International – Roles 

PR Account Manager

ClearStory International is a renowned international tech public relations agency boasting over 60 clients across more than 20 countries.

Based in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, we work with some of the world’s most exciting up and coming startups and globally focused businesses to help them build their profiles in new and existing markets.

We help the most promising startups get noticed by the world’s largest media outlets, from the BBC, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg to Forbes among many others.

Our rapidly growing tech PR agency is looking to recruit a talented Account Manager who is looking to develop a career in international tech PR.

The ideal candidate will be someone with existing PR agency experience as an Account Manager or someone looking to make the shift from journalism into PR and possess an eye for developing angles and creating newsworthy content.

You will be required to oversee content developed and provide editorial direction to the ClearStory team alongside the Strategic Director. In addition to this, you will ensure team editorial deadlines are met and that clients are satisfied with the outcome of each campaign.

Who You Are

  • You have existing PR agency experience as an Account Manager, an additional benefit would be media experienceYou have exceptional organisational and research skills
  • You have strong attention to detail
  • You are a team player and an effective multi-tasker
  • You possess an interest in technology, startups and global business affairs
  • You can write consumer and business focused content
  • You work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • You are solutions focused and able to think strategically
  • You are sociable and have great interpersonal skills
  • You are good at providing direction to team members
  • You have a working knowledge of google suite

What you must have

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in an agency environment
  • A third level degree in communications/marketing or other
  • Exceptional creative writing and business writing skills
  • Strong interview skills
  • Experience in writing press releases/pitches
  • Fluency in written and spoken english
  • Interest in news, both locally and internationally
  • Additional language skills are a plus

The closing date for applications is Friday 1st April 2020.

PR Senior Account Executive

ClearStory International is a renowned international tech public relations agency boasting over 60 clients across more than 20 countries.

Based in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, we work with some of the world’s most exciting up and coming startups and globally focused businesses to help them build their profiles in new and existing markets.

Our rapidly growing tech PR agency is looking to recruit a talented, enthusiastic Senior Account Executive who wants to further develop their skills and hone their international PR expertise.

We help the most promising startups get noticed by the world’s largest media outlets, from the BBC, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg to Forbes among many others.

Not only will you be required to develop ideas and write press releases and pitches, liaise with clients and network with the world’s biggest media players, but you will also need to help execute PR campaigns and strategies from start to finish.

See more details below.

Who You Are:

  • You have exceptional research and planning skills
  • You have a genuine interest in technology, startups and global business affairs
  • You have a flair for writing in both a corporate and a creative manner
  • You are flexible and proactive with a proven ability to multitask
  • You are solution focused and able to think strategically
  • You are organised and have strong attention to detail
  • You have experience in direct client management
  • You can multitask and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • You are friendly and have exceptional interpersonal skills
  • You thrive when working as part of a team
  • You have a working knowledge of google suite

What you must have:

  • At least 2 years’ PR agency and/or journalism experience
  • A third level degree OR relevant communications or PR qualification/diploma
  • Exceptional creative writing and corporate writing skills
  • Experience writing press releases
  • Client and campaign management skills
  • Experience in developing key media relationships
  • Fluency in English (including written)
  • A second language would be a great asset

Could this be you? If so, please send your CV and cover letter to info@clearstoryinternational.com or apply here.

PR internship

ClearStory International is a renowned international tech public relations agency boasting over 60 clients across more than 20 countries.

Based in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, we work with some of the world’s most exciting up and coming startups and globally focused businesses to help them build their profiles in new and existing markets.

Our rapidly growing tech PR agency is looking to recruit a talented, enthusiastic Intern who wants to begin their career in public relations and hone their international PR expertise.

We help the most promising startups get noticed by the world’s largest media outlets, from the BBC, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg to Forbes among many others.
See more details below.

Duties

  • Media targeting
  • Research
  • Drafting of press releases and other materials
  • Messaging
  • Client reporting

Who You Are

  • You have an interest in technology and startups
  • You are ambitious, career driven and keen to build an international media contact list
  • You are flexible, adaptive and proactive
  • You have an interest in global affairs
  • You are organised and have a good eye for detail
  • You are solution focused
  • You can work to tight deadlines in a high stress environment
  • You are friendly and have good people skills
  • You work well as part of a small team
  • You have strong writing skills and grammar
  • You have a good instinct for interesting editorial content

Qualifications and requirements

  • Third level degree OR relevant communications or PR qualification/diploma
    Demonstrable writing skills

Salary and benefits

  • Full time paid internship (6 months)
    Opportunity to progress to full time position within 6 months

Office location:
Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Apply Now
If you are interested in this role please email your CV to info@clearstoryinternational.com

Account Executive – Paul Allen & Associates

Paul Allen & Associates is currently seeking a talented Account Executive to join our busy team on Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2.

This role will cover a variety of duties and responsibilities right across our agency, with endless opportunities to learn about the industry and gain experience in a wide range of areas of public relations practice.

The successful candidate will be dealing directly with a number of clients on fast-paced, hugely interesting and dynamic campaigns.

  • Company: Paul Allen & Associates
  • Location: 18 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2
  • Position: Account Executive
  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • How To Apply: Please email your CV with covering note to larry@larrypower.ie

Paul Allen & Associates was established in 1992 and is one of Ireland’s leading public relations consultancies. Our aim is to provide goal and results-driven, highly focused PR services to our clients. Our firm has a distinguished, award-winning record in public relations and specialises in corporate communications, crisis management and public affairs.

Our experience encompasses many sectors and we have conducted highly successful and award-winning campaigns for banks, technology companies, public bodies, hospitals, NGOs, charitable organisations and multinational companies. We are proud to boast of our success, creativity, and our unrivalled experience in ground-breaking campaigns.

Over the past year, our firm has been involved in developing and managing a number of highly successful public affairs campaigns. We have also been heavily active with clients and campaigns relating to Covid-19.

We are currently seeking an ambitious and hard-working Account Executive to join our team.

JOB ROLE:

The role requires an individual who is capable of working on their own initiative as well as part of a team, can meet deadlines and is hard working. The individual must have excellent verbal and written skills, strong attention to detail and have the professionalism to communicate and interact with clients, media and suppliers on a daily basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute in the following ways:

  • Contribute to developing and nurturing strong and sustainable relationships with key client contacts
  • Multi-task across multiple duties and meet tight deadlines
  • Assist other team members in their individual roles when required
  • Developing and implementing public relations campaigns
  • Drafting a wide variety of written materials, including press releases, opinion pieces, blogs etc.
  • Attending and contributing at client meetings and events

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience:

Experience in a public relations environment is desired, but not essential. We will accept experience in other environments where similar skills were deployed.

Skills:

  • Hard working and ambitious
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A professional and positive attitude
  • Strong knowledge of the Irish media landscape is essential

Account Executive – Heneghan PR

Heneghan is looking for an Account Executive to join its experienced team of communications professionals, on a fixed contract basis.

Company Heneghan
Location Ballsbridge, Dublin / Remote working due to Government restrictions
Apply by 31 March 2021
Position / Title Account Executive
Reporting to Agency’s Directors
Direct Reports Agency’s Directors
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply Please forward a cover letter and CV to Emma Flannery at emma@heneghan.ie

Heneghan is an independent, Irish-owned strategic communications company, which represents some of the leading names in Irish and international business across a wide range of sectors.

We are now hiring an Account Executive. The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded, passionate communicator with strong writing and social media skills.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ agency experience essential
  • Strong media relations skills — understand and can successfully conduct media relations efforts including media list development, pitching, and developing strong relationships with media
  • Understands social media storytelling
  • Strong organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to write well-researched press releases, activity reports, and factual components of plans in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate strong written, verbal, problem-solving and listening
  • Proven ability to effectively organise and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Interest in learning in-depth and technical topics and preparing them for relevant stakeholder outreach
  • Ability to work well with others and independently, demonstrating a positive, flexible attitude that lends itself to great team work and excellent client service
  • Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, be able to work remotely

Qualifications: Relevant qualification in the areas of Corporate Public Relations, Marketing and /or Communications or related suitable qualification

Please send your CV in confidence to emma@heneghan.ie by Wednesday, 31st March 2021.

  • Are you an ambitious communications professional seeking your next challenge?
  • Do you have a passion for corporate communications and current affairs, and impeccable attention to detail?
  • Want to work with some of Ireland’s leading national and international businesses and organisations?
  • Are you seeking to join an award-winning agency committed to supporting ongoing training and development opportunities?

Account Manager – Corporate – Weber Shandwick

As a result of continued growth and a number of new client wins, Weber Shandwick Ireland is seeking an ambitious communications professional to join our growing team.

We are looking for someone seeking to take the next step in their career to join our corporate practice as an Account Manager, where they will have the opportunity to plan and execute communications campaigns for some of Ireland’s leading businesses, trade organisations and public sector agencies.

You will be joining an award winning, energetic and ambitious team committed to the highest standards of excellence in communications.

We are passionate about helping people continue their career development and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside some of Ireland’s most experienced PR professionals and access ongoing training and development opportunities.

The position comes with a competitive package, reflecting the position and the experience required.

Company Weber Shandwick
Location 11 Clanwilliam Square, Dublin 2
Apply by 25 March 2021
Position / Title Account Manager – Corporate
Department Corporate
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Applicants should email their CV and cover letter (including salary expectations) to gmccarthy@webershandwick.ie as soon as possible, with a closing date of close of business Wednesday 25th March 2021.

Founded in 1989, we are proud of our long-standing reputation for excellent counsel and results-driven implementation. Our award-winning agency provides a full range of public relations services to national and international clients across a wide range of sectors including agriculture, entertainment, finance, FMCG, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, motor, regulatory, retail, technology and travel.

The agency has won numerous national and international awards for communications excellence as well innovative approaches and creative campaigns. The successful candidates will be joining an award-winning team committed to the highest standards of excellence in corporate communications.

JOB ROLE:   Account Manager – Corporate

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with at least four/five years’ experience in a fast-paced communications role (agency experience an advantage). Excellent writing and organisational skills are a given. Additionally, you will be:

  • A strong strategic thinker, with a genuine passion for communications who enjoys creating cut-through campaigns that build reputation and influence behavioural change.
  • Have a proven track record in media relations and stakeholder engagement. As a creative agency, we love creative thinkers and those challenging the norm.
  • News hungry with a genuine appetite for current affairs and politics, and with a strong understanding of how to reach corporate target audiences across paid, earned, shared and owned media.
  • Have a proven ability to ‘sell a story’ and communicate effectively with the media.
  • A digital native with experience in the use of social media for business, particularly Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Able to think creatively in time-constrained environments.
  • Commercially savvy in terms of budget management and business development.
  • Have great people skills and be fun to work with.

If you are interested in learning more about Weber Shandwick please view www.webershandwick.ie

Account Executive – Consumer Team – Wilson Hartnell

Wilson Hartnell, Ireland’s largest and one of the longest established PR agencies in Ireland, has a very exciting opportunity for an ambitious, creative, and highly motivated Account Executive to join its Consumer Team. The position offers an excellent career opportunity to join our dynamic Consumer Team to work on an outstanding portfolio of Irish and international brand names.

Company Wilson Hartnell
Location 5-6 Ely Place, Dublin 2
Apply by 26 March 2021
Position / Title Account Executive
Department Consumer
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply If you would like to join Ireland’s leading communications agency, please send your CV to Alison MacDonald at alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by 5pm on Friday 26th March.

At Wilson Hartnell, we’re passionate about making brands matter and see ourselves as true partners to our clients. Our highly talented people are creative communicators and culture vultures who bring energy, authenticity, and curiosity to their work every day.

We foster a fun, vibrant, and supportive team working environment where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to acquire new skills, learn from leading experts both locally and through the Ogilvy and WPP networks, and benefit from the extensive, structured training programme.

At Wilson Hartnell, we welcome diverse skills and backgrounds to bring a fresh perspective to every client brief and a determination to deliver excellent results.

What we’re looking for:

We are seeking a confident, creative, and highly capable communications professional with at least one year’s experience, preferably in an agency environment. Someone with an excellent track record in contributing to successful consumer PR campaigns.

The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of the media and social media landscape in Ireland and a passion for the latest trends. Someone who will work well in a busy team environment, managing multiple projects across various consumer clients, at the same time.  We are looking for someone who will bring creative ideas to the fore and who will deliver outstanding work and client service across the board.

Salary will be market related, reflecting the position, the level of experience required, as well as each candidate’s individual skillset and capability.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Media relations
  • Social media management
  • Influencer marketing
  • Content creation
  • Event management
  • Client and project management
  • Creative copywriting skills
  • Contributing to budget management

If you would like to join Ireland’s leading communications agency, please send your CV to Alison MacDonald at alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by 5pm on Friday 26th March.

Company Description

Wilson Hartnell (WH) is Ireland’s leading communications agency representing a cross section of Irish and international clients. WH, which is ultimately owned by WPP, the world’s largest communications company, is part of the Ogilvy Group.  http://www.wilsonhartnell.ie

Account Director (Corporate) – Murray

Looking for a new challenge in 2021?  Murray comprises a team of exceptional professionals managing strategic communications for some of Ireland’s largest companies and public sector organisations.

This role will suit those with the ambition to shape corporate narratives, protect and enhance client reputations at times of crisis, inform communications around global transactions of scale, help build best-in-class employer brands, drive digitally-led campaigns, deliver impactful sustainability programmes and engage with a wide range of stakeholders and with outstanding clients and brand owners of national and global repute.

For over four decades, Murray has been at the forefront of the communications industry and this exciting role offers an opportunity to join our award-winning team and an opportunity to learn, develop and grow within a supportive and collegiate environment. Murray is home to the 2020 Cannes Young Lions PR winners, some of the most experienced PR professionals in the industry, and a suite of blue-chip clients that mean every day provides a new challenge.

Murray offers opportunities for significant career progression, a supportive team environment where you are encouraged to really spread your wings and continuous professional development and training and development opportunities.  We believe in not only hiring the best, but in investing in and developing our people to achieve their true potential.  The longevity of tenure amongst our colleagues and clients speaks volumes about our inclusive culture.

We want to hear from ambitious, bright, and down to earth team players, who will work with us to deliver integrated communications services across corporate affairs, public affairs, crisis management, content creation, digital strategy and execution to our top-class client roster.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • A minimum of six years’ experience in a relevant agency or in-house position.
  • Media relations expertise across print, broadcast and online
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong writing and communications skills
  • A relevant third level qualification.
  • Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing high impact communications strategies and programmes for clients
  • A track record of managing high profile clients and handling client budgets

What we offer

Joining Murray will mean you will be working alongside great colleagues on some of the most significant public relations accounts in Ireland. We offer our staff:

  • Competitive salary
  • Meaningful performance bonus of up to [30%] of annual salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Continuous internal training and development
  • Financial support for external training
  • Staff social programme
  • Pension/PRSA facility
  • Flexible and remote working to meet NPHET requirements

Please submit a CV and covering letter, noting you are applying for the Account Director position in strict confidence to adunne@murraygroup.ie by Friday, 2nd April 2021.

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