Current Openings

EU Project Managers (two vacancies)

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s leading communications and training companies, providing Communication, Dissemination, PR, Public Affairs, 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 project portfolio is expanding, and we are looking for two experienced EU Project Managers to join our growing European projects team on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, creative and hardworking with experience in project management, communications and stakeholder engagement. We are looking for self-motivated team players who are confident in managing multiple projects and experienced in dealing with Senior Management Teams.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage communication and dissemination (C&D) activities in Horizon Europe projects. develop and implement C&D strategies.
  • Draft news items, blogs, press releases and reports.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, the media and the European Commission.
  • Support the organisation of seminars, conferences and other events.
  • Manage client social media profiles and develop digital content.
  • Attend project meetings and prepare reports.
  • Manage dissemination budgets.
  • Conduct desk research and update databases.
  • Perform administrative tasks.


The person we are looking for will have the following competencies and skills:

  • Completed third-level education in a relevant field
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience in a similar role
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Ability to process complex information and communicate clear messages to non-scientific audiences
  • 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.



  • Interest in and understanding of EU and innovation funding programmes
  • Fluency in other European languages
  • Experience of website CMS (especially WordPress), experience of design and video editing software


In return, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work on some of the biggest and highest-profile research and innovation partners across Ireland and the EU
  • A competitive salary
  • Work laptop
  • Regular staff social outings
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • 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.


This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious team player with a strong interest in European research and innovation and an eagerness to learn. Carr Communications is an equal opportunities employer.

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, as soon as possible.


Our client base is expanding and we’re looking for an Account Manager to join our exceptional PR team. This role would be perfect for  someone looking to take the next step and move from Senior Account Executive to Account Manager, or who is currently an Account Manager looking for a new challenge. You will have a qualification or relevant equal experience in communications or public relations with at least three years’ agency (or similar) experience working in a PR / communications role.

A focus on exceeding client expectations drives our work at Carr Communications so we’re looking for someone with a positive, hard-working attitude who has experience of supporting  several clients and/or priorities, a strong interest in current affairs and knowledge of the Irish media landscape.

As an Account Manager, you will manage long-term retainer clients and execute communication campaigns using a combination of traditional, digital and social media tools and techniques. You will also be required to play a role in the development of proposals and pitches to new clients.

This position will be a hybrid role working in our Dublin 2 office. Any conversations or applications will be treated in absolute confidence.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, and we pride ourselves on having a team with diverse skills, experiences and abilities.

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

  • Manage client retainer accounts to a high standard and drive the completion of client projects.
  • Manage and oversee the planning, development, and delivery of integrated communication materials, including project plans, press releases, stakeholder materials, speeches, timelines, key messages, and social media content.
  • Lead and be the point of contact on clients and projects.
  • Manage budgets, timelines, invoicing and project deliverables to ensure successful client outcomes.
  • Ability to work with a senior team and follow direction to achieve client results.
  • Contribute to business development efforts.
  • Develop positive relationships with clients and the media.
  • Generate ideas for new communications activities for clients.
  • Monitor and analyse media coverage reports to provide client insights and learnings.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging communication tools and technologies.
  • Research, draft and distribute press materials.
  • Update media lists and databases.
  • Some administrative tasks.



The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to create strong relationships both internally and with our clients.
  • The ability to troubleshoot and focus on solutions.
  • Strong media experience be interested in current affairs and knowledge of the Irish media landscape.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Agency experience and experience managing retainer clients and short-term projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding of media relations, crisis communications, and social media strategies.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Experience in tender writing and contribution to business development.
  • Experience with social media channels and developing content for websites.
  • Experience creating PowerPoint presentations.
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • The ability to prioritise with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently but also with a team.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Hootsuite or Canva experience would also be a plus.


In return, we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work on some of the biggest and highest-profile clients across Ireland and the EU with some of the most experienced communications professionals in the country.
  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid PRII membership.
  • Work laptop provided.
  • Annual Flu Vaccine.
  • Birthday gift each year.
  • Regular staff social outings.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • Continuous training and development and access to Carr Communications training programmes.
  • 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.


About Carr Communications

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s best-known communications companies, for over 50 years. We provide strategic communications support, training and behavioural science insights to some of the biggest clients in the public and private sector, at home and around the world.

How to Apply

If you’d like to join one of Ireland’s leading communications agencies, please send a current CV and cover letter by email to Account Director, Marie Lynch, . Please note that we are looking to fill this role quickly.

sales administrator/bookkeeper

Carr Communications is looking for a sales administrator/bookkeeper to join our Finance and Administration Team. This role is ideal for a self-motivated individual who is eager to learn and grow within a supportive team environment. Full training will be provided for the chosen candidate with the role being full time in our Carr Communications offices.

Roles & Responsibilities include:

  • Provide excellent service on inbound and outbound sales calls
  • Book client appointments and take credit card payments
  • Daily diary management for training consultants
  • Record day to day financial transactions
  • Posting Sales & Purchase invoices
  • Posting Bank payments and receipts
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of Bank statement
  • Employees expenses
  • Assist the finance and training team Other Office ad-hoc duties as required


Qualification/Experience/Competencies Required:

  • Excellent IT skills including – Microsoft Outlook, Windows & Excel
  • Experience using Sage 50 Accounts is an advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a busy environment


To apply for this role email with your CV.

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