Account Manager - Vulcan Consulting Ltd

Vulcan Consulting is seeking an Account Manager, with experience of working within strategic communications, ideally within the public affairs space, to join our growing Dublin office. The successful candidate will lead and assist with high-profile client accounts within the biopharmaceutical, financial services, manufacturing, renewable energy, technology and transport sectors.

Company Vulcan Consulting Ltd
Location Dublin
Apply by 7 December 2022
Position / Title Account Manager
Department Government/Public Affairs
Reporting to CEO and Dublin Leadership Team
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply

Send a CV and cover letter to Loading... by 5 PM on Wednesday, 7th December 2022. Interviews will commence on Monday 12th December.  

Job Role 

Vulcan Consulting is seeking an Account Manager, with experience of working within strategic communications to join our growing Dublin office. This position will be generously remunerated – with the potential of a performance-related bonus and business development bonus upon exemplary performance and results.  

Please note this position is to commence on or around 1st February 2023. 

Skills and Experience:­­

  • Formulating and implementing successful, innovative public affairs campaigns – with a particular emphasis on strategic communications;  
  • Providing strategic advice to clients and enhancing their engagement with key stakeholders including policymakers, the media and partners; 
  • Drafting and managing high-level communications strategies for clients;  
  • Leveraging media contacts to secure positive results for clients;  
  • Writing high quality analytical briefs/ reports for clients;  
  • Developing a detailed knowledge of relevant policy and legislative/regulatory issues; 
  • Monitoring & analysing political and parliamentary developments;  
  • Managing client events and activities; 
  • Crafting effective messaging;  
  • Leveraging digital and social media channels;  
  • Supporting new business activity including working on pitches and identifying new opportunities; and 
  • Working closely with colleagues to monitor the policy landscape and identify risks and opportunities for clients.  

Key Competencies Required:

Experience:

  • 3–5 years experience in a similar agency role or directly in the political and regulatory process;   
  • Experience in managing public affairs and strategic communications campaigns;  
  • Experience in leading/participating on client-facing accounts in any previous role(s);  
  • Knowledge and experience of the broad Irish & European policy and political landscape are necessary;  
  • Be highly organized and attentive to detail; 
  • Have a positive, can-do disposition; 
  • Be able to take the initiative and demonstrate ambition; 
  • Be a team player and quick learner; 
  • Native or fluent in English; other languages an advantage; 
  • Be at ease when working in a multi-national team and dealing with multi-national clients; and 
  • Have exceptional writing skills and a flair for creative and innovative content. 

Qualifications: 

  • A University degree (Master’s level ideally) in relevant subjects (e.g. Communications, Marketing, Public Policy, Law etc.).

 


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