Creative thinkers with a passion for news, current affairs, digital trends and events – Apply here! #Job

We are hiring a Senior Public Relations Client Manager.

Location: Cork (head office)

Celebrating over 25 years in business, Hopkins Communications, headquartered in Cork (with offices in Limerick and Dublin) is a full-service integrated marketing communications agency, specialising in public relations, event management, social media management, promotions, advertising/media buying, graphic design and print.

We are currently seeking a Senior PR Client Manager/team player to join our busy Public Relations Department at our head office, working across multiple client industries, from small to large multinational organisations.

This role involves public/media relations, social media management, event management and working across our other services as and when required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A qualification in communications or public relations.
  • At least three years’ experience working in a PR role (with a minimum of one year at Account Manager Level).
  • Strong media relations experience.
  • A proven track record of managing clients to a high standard as well as developing and implementing communications strategies, and experience in and passion for social media.
  • A penchant for a strong cup of tea!

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • PR:
    • Drafting and distributing media releases, editors notes, client profiles, briefings and statements for press, radio and online to glean coverage for clients.
    • Ability to come up with creative yet newsworthy photoshoot ideas, attend the shoots, and pick and caption best picks working with the photographer and client.
    • Strong creative scriptwriting ability.
    • Ability to work to deadlines while maintaining a creative flair suitable for media.
    • Following up with media to secure coverage.
    • Developing relationships with media.
    • Media monitoring
  • Overall:
    • Strong research skills.
    • Strong reporting ethos to directors and to clients.
    • Ability to work in a team.
    • Ability to work on own initiative and manage client accounts directly with minimal supervision.
    • Brainstorming new ideas for client proposals.
    • Developing new client proposals and proposals to existing clients on additional services.
    • Familiarity and experience in using and compiling tenders i.e. etender submissions
    • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Excellent computer skills especially with Microsoft Office packages.
    • Anticipating client needs in advance where possible.
    • The successful candidate may be required to travel to Limerick or Dublin office from time to time as well as client meetings wherever the client requires.
  • Working across our other services:
    • Ability to work across other marketing services such as social media, event management, promotions, advertising etc.
    • Managing events
    • Devising social media plans to support the overall marketing campaign objectives.
    • Implementing social media plans.

Additional abilities that would be a bonus:

  • Ability to up sell and cross sell other services where relevant
  • Sales experience
  • Event Management experience
  • Social media experience

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter, CV and any examples of work you may have done to


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