Account Manager - We The People

Are you tired of working for corporations that are destroying the planet and exploiting people and communities? Are you looking for more purpose in your career without taking a cut in salary? Are you looking for a way to professionalise and be paid for your activism?

Company We The People
Location 25 Great Strand Street, Dublin D01 XP04
Apply by 7 October 2022
Position / Title Account Manager
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply

To apply please send your CV with a 1 page covering letter explaining why we should select you and your salary expectations to Loading... with “Account Manager” in the subject line.

We the People, one of the most exciting agencies in Dublin, is looking for an experienced PR account manager to join the growing and diverse team.

We the People is a multi-award winning, social marketing and strategic communications agency working exclusively for positive social impact in Ireland. Unique in this position, We the People brings high levels of creativity to public information, public sector and NGO clients. Specialising in behaviour change, youth and education, health and wellbeing, We the People has led some of the most innovative and exciting public campaigns in recent years.

We are now looking for a passionate and talented account manager to join the team to lead our diverse range of very high profile social issues led clients. We are looking for a creative spirit, with a bright mind and immaculate professionalism who can tirelessly lead the delivery of complex campaigns on serious issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead several client projects; including the delivery of writing, high level media relations, content creation, digital PR & marketing and stakeholder relations
  • Manage colleagues, creative contractors, suppliers and project budgets
  • Contribute to the development of creative ideas and strategies
  • Contribute to new business development and public sector tenders
  • Manage project budgets

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience: At least 3 years experience - agency preferred

Education: Third level degree preferred (or equivalent work experience)

Skills:

  • Writing skills at journalistic standard
  • Storyhunting and storytelling skills
  • Knowledge of the media landscape, in particular features and social affairs and strong experience of landing stories - extensive network of contacts required
  • Intuitive understanding of social media platforms and innovations in the digital media sector
  • Understanding of strategy and how to apply strategic thinking to work
  • Ability to work on a number of projects and clients simultaneously while under pressure
  • Proven budget management skills
  • Line management skills
  • Experience of working directly with clients and providing useful consultancy
  • Experience of public sector communications tendering

Location: At the company’s offices in Dublin 1.

BENEFITS:

  • Working on some of the most high profile behaviour change campaigns in Ireland
  • Making a meaningful impact on the housing crisis, hate crime, rights of minority groups
  • Working among a multi award-winning diverse and creative team of smart queers and misfits in a stylish industrial central Dublin office
  • A unique opportunity to professionalise your activism
  • Highly competitive salary regularly reviewed
  • Hybrid, flexible and remote working options
  • Pension contributions
  • Minimum of three training courses per year
  • Bike to work scheme and/or Luas card
  • Gym & Sports club membership
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • One company away day abroad per year (2021: Ibiza, 2022: Berlin)

NB: We the People encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds; People of Colour, LGBTQI+ Community, Travelling Community and other minorities.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply please send your CV with a 1 page covering letter explaining why we should select you and your salary expectations to Loading... with “Account Manager” in the subject line.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday 7th October 2022

 

 


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