European Project Executive

Posted on: 10th May, 2018

Carr Communications is looking for an experienced Project Executive to join its European H2020 Projects team – someone who’s enthusiastic, organised and hardworking. The ideal candidate will have a qualification in Communications / Journalism / European Studies / Political and/or Social Sciences and at least two year’s work experience in a relevant setting. We’re looking for a fast learner with meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and experience in researching and drafting reports. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious team player with a strong interest in communications and European Affairs.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support senior team members across EU H2020 projects
  • Research and draft reports
  • Write and distribute communications materials to promote H2020 projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships with project partners
  • Attend H2020 meetings, make presentations and drive actions
  • Monitor media coverage and policy developments
  • Update databases
  • Conduct desk research
  • Event management support
  • Administrative tasks

The person we’re looking for will have:

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Interest in, and understanding of European issues
  • Eagerness to learn and develop new skills, and assume more responsibility over time
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Some EU travel may be required

About Us

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s best known communications companies with a successful track record spanning more than four decades. It has become a household name for public relations, communications, and business / management training.

How to apply

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, please send a current CV and cover letter by email, with ’European Project Executive’ as the subject line, to Tony Hughes: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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