Senior PR Account Manager - Hopkins Communications

If you are a creative, organised, and experienced PR practitioner with a passion for news, current affairs, trends and events – Apply here!

The Senior PR Account Manager position is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to build their career with our successful, expanding integrated marketing communications agency (celebrating over 30 years in business).

This position also has Account Managers and Executives to assist in your daily tasks. It is a varied role where all traditional and modern channels of the PR world are utilised. We would like to continue to garner national, regional, and local reach for our clients so experience with managing client campaigns from proposal to concept and right through to completion are important. Liaising with and managing client expectations and strong media relations are key to this role. You will be working across multiple client industries in Ireland, from small to large multinational organisations.

Company Hopkins Communications
Location Cork
Apply by 10 July 2021
Position / Title Senior PR Account Manager
Department PR/Events Department
Reporting to Partner Judy Hopkins and MD Mark Hopkins
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with any samples of work to Judy Hopkins at Loading....      

Celebrating 30 years in business, Hopkins Communications, headquartered in Cork (with offices in Limerick and Dublin) is a full-service integrated marketing communications agency, specialising in public relations, event management, social media management, digital marketing, promotions, advertising/media buying, web development, graphic design and print. If you would like the chance to become a part of our team, read on to find out about our current job opportunities.

We are hiring a Senior PR Account Manager.

If you are a creative, organised, and experienced PR practitioner with a passion for news, current affairs, trends and events – Apply here!

The Senior PR Account Manager position is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to build their career with our successful, expanding integrated marketing communications agency (celebrating over 30 years in business).

This position also has Account Managers and Executives to assist in your daily tasks. It is a varied role where all traditional and modern channels of the PR world are utilised. We would like to continue to garner national, regional, and local reach for our clients so experience with managing client campaigns from proposal to concept and right through to completion are important. Liaising with and managing client expectations and strong media relations are key to this role. You will be working across multiple client industries in Ireland, from small to large multinational organisations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least three years’ experience working in a Senior PR Manager role.
  • A qualification in communications or public relations.
  • Strong media relations experience and contacts.
  • Strong balance of creativity and logic, with the ability to research, fact check and establish hooks for media materials/scriptwriting.
  • A proven track record of managing clients to a high standard as well as managing, developing, and implementing communications strategies.

 
Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Managing the PR team and its workload.
  • Ability to work to deadlines while maintaining a creative flair suitable for media.
  • Developing creative campaigns and drafting PR strategies on behalf of clients.
  • Drafting and distribution of media materials to include press releases, profile pitches, diary and photocall notices, broadcast interviews, etc. in order to glean coverage for clients.
  • Manage client photocalls – develop creative concepts, book and brief photographers, draft photo captions and attend shoots to ensure required images are captured.
  • Developing creative campaigns and drafting PR strategies and proposal for our clients.
  • Developing relationships with media.
  • Comfortable working on new business proposals and attending client meetings to head up the PR element of the pitch.
  • Experience in Event Management – developing an event concept and liaising with the client and suppliers to take it from planning through to execution.
  • Responsible for compiling campaign budgets, managing same and advising accounts team of PO/invoicing details.

 
Overall:

  • Strong organisational skills, with ability to juggle numerous projects and prioritise.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Process driven – comfortable reporting to both Directors and clients.
  • Ability to work in a team, but also on one’s one initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially across the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Anticipating client needs in advance where possible.
  • Ability to up-sell and cross-sell other services where relevant.
  • The successful candidate may be required to travel to attend client meetings wherever the client requires or to work outside of regular Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm hours when necessary.

 
To apply for this role send your cover letter, CV, and any examples of work you may have done to Loading...
Please note: this role is based at our Cork headquarters.
See more at https://h-c.ie/join-the-team/ 


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