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Account Executive based in Dublin

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Job Title: Account Executive

Working For: Higginson Strategy

Location: Dublin

Salary: £20,000-£25,000 depending on experience and performance

Job details

We are looking for an enthusiastic Account Executive to join our creative, friendly, and forever growing team, working with a wide range of clients, supporting them with powerful purpose driven public relations, public affairs and campaigns strategies. Higginson Strategy is a UK based agency part founded by Irish citizen Clodagh Higginson, looking to set up our first office in Republic of Ireland. The role will involve delivering campaigns and media strategies on various inspiring client accounts.

The ideal candidate will have agency experience in PR and social media, excellent writing skills and ability to prioritise workload, a keen desire to make an impact in a forward-thinking agency and to make the world a better place!

About us

Higginson Strategy is an award-winning creative communications agency specialising in purpose-driven organisations and comprising an ambitious team passionate about changing society and the environment for the better. Our clients affect the world positively and include: charities; NGOs; and commercial companies looking to improve the way they do business. We empower clients by putting purpose at the heart of their organisation and spreading their message in a bold and attention-worthy way.

In addition to our client work, we deliver in-house campaigns on female empowerment and the environment, as well as our own thought-provoking podcast.

The role

  • Think and act independently, taking the initiative when appropriate
  • Look after social media accounts
  • Work on a number of different accounts to ensure excellent programme delivery for our clients
  • Develop a detailed understanding of your clients and their operating environments
  • Draft press releases, comment pieces and policy documents
  • Liaise with journalists and parliamentary stakeholders
  • Create monitoring reports

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good research and organisational skills
  • A professional eye for detail
  • Task orientated
  • Agency experience would be an advantage but not essential
  • Social media skills and experience would be an advantage

Benefits

  • Hybrid working environment (3 days office-based, 2 days at home)
  • Training budget 
  • PRCA membership
  • Car and bike salary sacrifice schemes
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 2 spontaneous half days
  • Christmas and family and friend’s bonus
  • Regular team events/socials

Application Details: If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a covering letter (max 1 page) outlining why you are interested in this position and responding to the criteria outlined above to: lauren@higginsonstrategy.com

Please note we do accept job sharing applications and flexible working is considered.




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