3/10/17

O’BRIEN PR MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

ACCOUNT MANAGER – 6 MONTH CONTRACT

Due to continued growth, O’Brien PR is seeking an Account Manager for a 6-month contract to join our growing team located at Tougher’s Business Park, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare.  The successful candidate will be commercially minded and have a desire to develop a career in public relations and communications.

 

THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Creating plans and strategies for clients in conjunction with the Managing Director and overseeing the implementation of same.
  • Pitching and placing stories with key media including writing all press material, presenter notes for broadcast interviews, client fact sheets etc.
  • Organising logistics for large events including creating guest lists, overseeing the complete schedule of the event and managing all third-party suppliers.
  • Contributing towards the marketing activity and business development of O’Brien PR Ltd.

 

THE PERSON

  • Degree or diploma in PR or related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years’ prior experience working with a Public Relations agency.
  • Experience working within a team with the ability to work independently and direct others.

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid working understanding of social and digital media.  Must have great contacts and knowledge of influencers, bloggers etc.
  • Strong knowledge of traditional media and what makes for a good story
  • Excellent media contacts across traditional and new media
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of full Microsoft Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised and ability to think creatively.
  • We are looking for a team player with great interpersonal skills, who is calm under pressure and self-motivated.
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Salary scale will be commensurate with experience.

 

To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter quoting reference “Account Manager” clearly in the subject header to office@obrienpr.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th October 2017