Account Manager/Senior Account Manager – Public Affairs - Edelman Ireland

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Company Edelman Ireland
Location Harcourt Centre, 2 Harcourt Street, Saint Kevin's, Dublin 2
Apply by 3 May 2019
Position / Title Account Manager/Senior Account Manager – Public Affairs
Department Public Affairs Division
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to Turn on Javascript! by close of business on Friday 3rd May.

We are recruiting at Senior Account Manager or Account Manager level, dependent on experience,  to join our growing Public Affairs team. The successful candidate will have an approach to public affairs and strategic counsel that reflects a fundamentally changed communications, social, political and business environment in Ireland and globally.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a global agency, that delivers differentiated, creative and integrated thinking for our clients.  Working as part of a busy team of former Government advisers and political strategists, the successful candidate will:

  • project-manage a number of client accounts including acting as key client relationship-manager, developing and managing budgets and team resources;
  • partner clients with confidence and provide well-informed advice;
  • develop high-quality strategy, research, analysis documents and PA plans;
  • provide deep insights on politics, policy and legislation at Irish, EU and global levels;
  • have a broad network across business, politics, media and Government;
  • develop high quality content for use across a range of platforms and channels – e.g. media materials, narrative development, speeches; social content; thought-leadership;
  • work with research, planning, creative and digital teams to implement innovative public affairs programmes;
  • prospect for new business opportunities and participate in new business pitches;
  • represent Edelman at a range of business, policy and stakeholder events.

Candidates with experience of working in the following areas will be considered for this role:

  • within the Public Affairs industry, either in agency or in-house
  • within Government, the Oireachtas, political parties or the civil service

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to Turn on Javascript! by close of business on Friday 3rd May.


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