Job Title: Public Affairs Account Director – Leading PR & Comms Consultancy
Location: Dublin/hybrid Working
Salary: Competitive rate depending on experience - plus bonus and an excellent range of benefits.
About the company
Our client is one of Europe’s leading comms consultancies, working across a range of areas including PR, policy, public affairs and advocacy. We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic Account Director to join their dynamic and fast-growing team in Dublin. The firm is extremely well-respected and renowned in their field, they have one of the most diverse clients lists in the industry. The Dublin team was recently recognised as Agency of the Year in the PR Awards for Excellence in Ireland.
The Account Director will provide strategic advice and manage the firm’s public and corporate affairs clients’ teams and budgets. The Account Director will also lead on new business activity including acquisition, development and pitching and will manage junior team members. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to further develop a career in communications and public affairs.
Responsibilities of the Account Director
- Provide strategic public affairs advice to clients and prospective clients
- Oversee and lead political + stakeholder contact programmes, attend and support meetings between clients and any stakeholders
- Develop high quality public and corporate affairs contacts within key stakeholder and sectoral areas
Skills & Experience Required of the Account Director
- Prior experience from either a PR/public affairs consultancy, the Oireachtas, journalism or in-house communications team
- Expert knowledge and experience of working in Irish political and media environments
What they offer
In addition to a competitive salary, your core benefits package will include:
- An annual performance-related bonus, twice a year promotion
- Flexible and hybrid working policies where everyone’s voice is heard
- Opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients and a team with some of the best in the business
We’re on the lookout for someone who is excited about helping breakthrough products, services, and companies to succeed. So, if you think this role is for you, we would like to hear from you!