Job title: Account Director - PA
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Public Relations
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Dublin
Job published: 22/09/2022
Job ID: 36855

Job Description


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 Europes 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.

Role overview

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 everyones 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!