Account Manager - Instinctif Partners Public Affairs Ireland

Instinctif Partners Public Affairs Ireland is a leading government relation, and public and corporate affairs consultancy in Ireland.

Working with local and international companies, our role is to identify the trends, direction and likely outcomes of various legislative and political initiatives in Ireland and to act on these initiatives in collaboration with our clients.

Working across a range of sectors and using our extensive knowledge of decision-making procedures in Ireland, we deliver a comprehensive service that includes policy analysis, engagement, strategic information services, advice, public relations campaigns, coalition building and profile-raising activities.

We’re looking for a talented, ambitious and career driven Account Manager to support our exciting public affairs and public relations work in Ireland. This position is perfect for someone who is interested in building a career in public relations and public affairs in a growing consultancy working across a wide range of sectors.

Company Instinctif Partners Public Affairs Ireland
Location 13 Merrion Square North Dublin 2 D01 HW89.
Apply by 13 December 2019
Position / Title Account Manager
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply

Please send a CV and cover letter to Declan Hegarty (Turn on Javascript!) by 6th December 2019.

Job Requirements:

  • 3rd level degree, preferably in journalism, law political communications or public relations.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a PA/PR consultancy or in-house environment is essential.
  • Essential knowledge of Irish media and political, including legislative, system. Knowledge, understanding and experience of digital communications and social media.
  • Strong writing and editing ability as well as ability to create and develop PR content strategy.
  • Proven ability to work across multiple, diverse sectors.
  • Proven ability to ‘sell a story’ and communicate effectively with traditional and online media.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a small team but also to use own initiative.

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage overall public affairs and public relations programmes for clients;
  • Build proactive and positive relationship with clients;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with journalists to maximise exposure opportunities for clients;
  • Build engagement with policy makers on behalf of clients
  • Draft consultation responses, position papers, amendments, press releases, speeches, announcements, reports and presentation materials, etc. under a tight timeframe;
  • Develop social media strategies and implement effective programs for clients;
  • Plan and create media angles for effective story pitching;
  • Provide support to drive new and existing business and manage pitch process;
  • Conduct new business research and be able to leverage your knowledge to present insightful analysis; and
  • Work closely with colleagues across global offices on new business opportunities and on current clients

Please send a CV and cover letter to Declan Hegarty (Turn on Javascript!) by 6th December 2019.

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