Current Openings

Account manager

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 an Account Manager to join our busy PR team. You will have a qualification in communications or public relations and have at least four years’ experience working in a PR / communications role, with a minimum of one year at Account Manager level, or equivalent, along with excellent project management skills, buckets of enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

 

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

  • Leading the development and implementation of client communications strategies.
  • Proactive media relations and preparation of press materials (including being a point of contact for media)
  • Corporate communications, writing speeches and preparing presentations, drafting items for company newsletters, website news items and e-zines
  • Event management
  • Developing and implementing internal communications plans
  • Identifying and developing new projects and campaigns for the client
  • Managing client business to a high standard
  • Quickly developing relationships with the client
  • Ensuring client communications objectives and deadlines are met
  • Working as part of a committed and dynamic team that prides itself on exceptional results for our clients.

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Love communications as much as we do;
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to learn;
  • At least four years’ experience in PR / communications with a minimum of one year working at Account Manager level, or equivalent
  • Be committed to achieving client goals;
  • Thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent copy-writing, proof-reading, presentation and communication skills.
  • Experience of managing client accounts and priorities
  • Meticulous attention to detail with impeccable writing skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong media contacts across a range of media, especially business media
  • An interest in developing in-depth knowledge about the client’s business
  • Ability to anticipate client needs – being proactive, not reactive
  • Interested in current affairs, the media landscape, and the world around you.

 

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;
  • Mentorship and training from the senior leaders in Carr Communications;
  • A supportive, thoughtful and inclusive workplace and company culture;
  • Flexible, hybrid working with beautiful offices to work from.

 

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 Account Director Dawn Lonergan, dawn@carrcommunications.ie

EU PROJECT MANAGER

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s leading communications and training companies, providing PR, Public Affairs, European Projects, Behavioural Science, Training, and HR and Careers services to a range of clients in the public and private sector, both in Ireland and across the EU. Our client portfolio is expanding so we’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team and work with our Horizon Europe clients on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, creative and hardworking with experience in project management, communications and stakeholder engagement. Meticulous attention to detail and excellent communication and presentation skills are a must, and experience in European Affairs or with clients in the EU would be an advantage.

Those interested in applying for the role should have a minimum of one year’s experience at Account/Project Manager level, either in-house or with an agency. You must be self-motivated and confident in managing multiple projects, experienced in dealing with Senior Management Teams, as well as having the ability to delegate effectively across your team.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious team player with a strong interest in European research and innovation and an eagerness to learn. In return, we will offer you a competitive salary, career progression opportunities, access to our best-in-class training programmes, flexible working (both in the office and at home), and the opportunity to join a team that prides itself in its innovative, inclusive, collaborative and connected culture.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple Horizon Europe research projects;
  • Research, write and distribute communication materials;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and the EU;
  • Event management;
  • Manage client social media profiles;
  • Attend plenary meetings and prepare reports;
  • Manage dissemination budgets;
  • Update databases;
  • Conduct desk research;
  • Administrative tasks.

The person we’re looking for will have:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to learn;
  • Excellent project management 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 affairs;
  • Strong knowledge and experience of social media and online communications;
  • Eagerness to learn and develop new skills, and assume more responsibility over time;
  • Willingness to travel.

We are hoping to fill this position quickly, so if you would like to join our team, please send your CV and cover letter to Linda Henriksson, EU Project Director at Carr Communications, linda@carrcommunications.ie as soon as possible.

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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