We are hiring! Associate Director & Account Director for WH Corporate & Public Affairs Practice

Wilson Hartnell, one of Ireland’s leading public relations firms, has two very exciting career opportunities in its growing Corporate & Public Affairs practice.

Associate Director, Corporate & Public Affairs :

The company is seeking a Corporate Communications leader who is a highly capable professional with an excellent track record in delivering business strategy and corporate communications programmes, designed to enhance corporate reputation.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of ten years’ experience in Corporate PR, whether in an agency, an in-house position, or a combination of both.

With a deep understanding of Ireland’s corporate business sector, an Associate Director at Wilson Hartnell has the ability to oversee and develop a wide range of initiatives, projects and/or clients with a high degree of success and independence.

He/She has a high degree of professional knowledge, possesses an abundance of leadership skills and demonstrates clear strategic acumen as a senior adviser.

Commercially astute with a track record of business development, the successful candidate will be highly experienced in managing issues and crises. 

She/He has extremely strong client relationships, is considered a company leader and is a mentor and role model for his/her direct reports.

Account Director, Corporate & Public Affairs

The successful candidate will have a minimum of seven years’ experience in Corporate PR and have a deep understanding of Ireland’s corporate business sector.

She/He should also have excellent account management and interpersonal skills and demonstrate strong business development acumen.

He/She demonstrates clear strategic ability and is experienced in developing and delivering Corporate PR programmes that achieve clients’ business objectives.

The successful candidate will possess excellent media relations skills, outstanding project management skills, with the ability to manage projects with a high degree of independence.

With a keen interest in, and knowledge of the business sector, the successful candidate has the ability to both lead, and collaborate effectively with colleagues to deliver outstanding client service.

Both positions offer excellent opportunities to join a dynamic team providing Corporate & Public Affairs consultancy for a portfolio of high profile Irish and international companies in Ireland’s leading PR agency.

Company Description

Wilson Hartnell (WH) is Ireland’s leading communications agency. Ultimately owned by WPP, the world’s largest communications company, WH is part of the global network, Ogilvy.

The people selected to fill these positions will have the opportunity to enhance their career development by accessing best international corporate communications standards and training in WH. 

Salaries will reflect the seniority of the positions and the level of experience required.

Those interested in applying for the above roles should send their application/CV to Alison MacDonald, at Alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by close of business on Friday, 22 March, 2019.