Current Openings

TWO SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

  • Senior Account Executive – Media
  • Senior Account Executive – Public Affairs

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s best-known communications companies. We provide communications, training and behavioural science insights to some of the biggest clients in the public and private sector, at home and around the world.

Our client base is expanding and we’re looking for two Senior Account Executives to join our busy PR team. You will ideally have a minimum of eighteen months’ experience working in an agency or other communications setting, along with great project management skills, buckets of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

 

The ideal candidate for the Senior Account Executive – Media role will have a qualification in communications, public relations, or a related area, and a strong background in media relations. For the Senior Account Executive – Public Affairs role, you will have a qualification in law, politics, political communication, or a related area, and a strong knowledge of current affairs, and Irish politics.

Here are some of the core responsibilities you will have in this role:

  • Support the PR team with client campaigns, events and media strategies;
  • Work on high-profile events;
  • Lead on different projects, setting goals and deliverables and prioritising tasks;
  • Manage multiple social media accounts, creating engaging original content;
  • Write and pitch stories to media;
  • Develop positive relationships with clients and the media;
  • Monitor and analyse media coverage;
  • Research media, political and public sentiment on a number of key social issues;
  • Maintain media lists and databases;
  • Lead client meetings and prepare client reports;
  • Brainstorm ideas for new client campaigns;
  • Contribute to new business proposals and pitches;
  • Conduct desk research and administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Love communications as much as we do;
  • Have a ‘can do; attitude and a willingness to learn;
  • Be committed to achieving client goals;
  • Thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment;
  • Be able to prioritise tasks;
  • Have experience of managing social media for clients;
  • Be an avid follower of news and current affairs;
  • Focus on solutions and how the team can overcome obstacles;
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

In return, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work on some of the biggest and high-profile clients across Ireland and the EU with some of the most experienced communications professionals in the country;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Continuous training and development;
  • The opportunity to progress within the company;
  • Mentorship and training from the senior leaders in Carr Communications;
  • A supportive, thoughtful and inclusive workplace and company culture;
  • Flexible, hybrid working;
  • Beautiful offices to work from and the option to work from home for some of the week.

How to Apply

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, please send a current CV and cover letter by email to Dawn Lonergan, dawn@carrcommunications.ie

 

 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s best-known communications companies. We provide communications, training and behavioural science insights to some of the biggest clients in the public and private sector, at home and around the world

We are looking for an Account Executive- Digital Communications to join our Public Relations team with an immediate start. They will be working in-house with one of our most valued clients.

We’re looking for someone who’s enthusiastic, creative and hardworking. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate in digital media, communications, public relations, or a related area with a keen interest in social media. The candidate must demonstrate excellent digital communication skills, and meticulous attention to detail.

Here are some of the core responsibilities you will have in this role:

  • Management of the client’s social media accounts;
  • Development of engaging, creative, innovative social media content and collateral which enlightens audiences and promotes brand-focused messages;
  • Oversight of client’s website by liaising with web consultants to maintain and improve its design and function;
  • Reporting on website and social media performance;
  • Attending client meetings and preparing reports;
  • Supporting the client’s PR Account Manager;
  • Organising of online events;
  • Updating databases;
  • Conducting desk research and administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Love communications as much as we do;
  • Strong knowledge and experience of social media and online communications, including overseeing of websites;
  • Excellent design and presentation skills;
  • Excellent computer skills, and familiarity with some or all of the following:
  • Design and video editing software
  • Email marketing tools
  • Blogging/content management systems
  • Webinar and digital broadcasting solutions, e.g. Teams, Zoom
  • Be an avid follower of news and current affairs;
  • Focus on solutions and how the team can overcome obstacles;
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Have a ‘can do; attitude and a willingness to learn;
  • Be committed to achieving client goals;
  • Be able to prioritise tasks

In return, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work on some of the biggest and high-profile clients across Ireland and the EU with some of the most experienced communications professionals in the country;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Continuous training and development;
  • The opportunity to progress within the company;
  • Mentorship and training from the senior leaders in Carr Communications;
  • A supportive, thoughtful and inclusive workplace and company culture;
  • Flexible, hybrid working;
  • Beautiful offices to work from and the option to work from home for some of the week.

How to Apply

  • If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, please send a current CV and cover letter to Dawn Lonergan at dawn@carrcommunications.ie

We do not currently have any other positions available. However, we are always interested in hearing from talented people. If you feel you would be a great fit for our team please email your cover letter and CV to info@carrcommunications.ie

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