Job description / Role
This exciting and fast paced vacancy provides an opportunity to work alongside a team of experienced professionals, working with valued clients across a range of sectors to deliver strategic solutions that help to meet their client’s business objectives. The Managing Director of the organisation is an engaging and award winning specialist in PR & Corporate Communications, Consumer & Lifestyle, Digital, Public Affairs & Sponsorship.
As a PR Account Manager you will initially work with a financial technology client, providing and implementing the PR strategy for their new products and technologies. This role will take a very hands on approach and you will be heavily involved with the client on a daily basis to manage press and media relationships, prepare press releases and content for editorials, event and exhibition management, stakeholder engagement and provide market analysis and business intellect to assist in guiding the client to further position themselves within the financial market. In order to achieve a varied reach for the client and assist you to meet your targets, you will have access to the complete client list which includes high profile celebrities and well known figures on an international scale. Therefore, you must be a highly motivated, hardworking and determined individual with exceptional relationship building and PR skills. Additionally you must have the ability to see the “bigger picture” with a strong business acumen thought process in order to network effectively to further develop your own client base for the future. As the business grows there is also fantastic career growth and the opportunity to really position yourself at the forefront of PR in the region.
It is expected that the selected candidate will possess boundless enthusiasm and high levels of energy to match the very experienced MD and her expectations. For this position we are seeking those who have worked within a PR capacity for a minimum of 2 years and have been exposed to PR within the financial markets including fin tech, mergers and acquisitions, trading or investments. You should also possess a relevant degree and be a fluent English speaker to native standard. This is an exciting role for those looking to move on within a senior capacity within the PR sector.
About the Company
Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.
Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.
Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.
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