2022 Client Executive
Communications & Public Affairs

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Rockwood Public Affairs is seeking a talented Client Executive to join our team. Working across a portfolio of leading businesses, you will be delivering campaigns that help our clients to create a measurable difference.

This role will offer great exposure to our clients in Ireland. The ideal candidate will be passionate about current affairs, the political landscape, and will have a desire to work on the cutting edge of leading campaigns.

What will you be doing?

  • Drafting press releases
  • Public affairs monitoring and research
  • Implementing client programmes
  • Managing outreach to the political system and media
  • Working with our digital team to develop compelling content
  • Working with polling companies, economists and other research organisations
  • Maintaining positive working relations with clients through regular communication, meetings and reporting

Who are you?

  • A graduate with a minimum of 2.1 postgraduate qualification in public affairs or public relations, communications, politics, law, international relations
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • A strong understanding and interest in the Irish political system and media
  • A self-starter who has great initiative, can give clear insights with an interest in learning and developing his/her skills in a busy and fast-moving working environment
  • An analytical mind with an ability to cut through information and find what really matters to clients
  • Good organisational and project management skills

Even better if you have:

  • Previous experience working in the media, the Oireachtas, for a political party, at a think tank or similar organisation
  • Campaign experience
  • Experience working in public affairs, either at an agency or in-house

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Hybrid working with two weeks of flexible working per year
  • 25 days annual leave (in addition to public holidays)
  • Access to all the newspapers you want to consume
  • Phone
  • Personal budget for wellness, gym membership
  • Education budget – courses, books, and conferences
  • Unlimited coffee and snacks
  • Team appreciation lunches

How to Apply:

  • Please submit your cover letter and CV through the form below
  • Closing date for applications is 12:00 Thursday February 3rd
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a virtual interview shortly thereafter
  • The position (s) will be based at our Baggot Street office, and will commence on March 1st 2022 (or at a time agreed by both parties)

Last updated: 17/01/2022

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