Associate Director – Ireland

Practice Area: Public Policy

Location: Dublin

We are an international business communications consultancy – a partnership – specialists in reputation, influence & engagement. We work with our clients to ignite multiple & complex audiences through deep insight, expert storytelling & creative delivery. We employ over 450 people across Europe, Asia, Africa, North America & the Middle East, acting for over 850 clients across the globe, from large quoted multi-national corporations to SMEs just starting out on their journey.


Public Policy:

Instinctif Partners Public Affairs Ireland is a leading government relations, and public and corporate affairs consultancy in Ireland. Working with local and international companies, our role is to identify the trends, direction and likely outcomes of various legislative and political initiatives in Ireland and to act on these initiatives in collaboration with our clients.  We work across a range of sectors, and by using our extensive knowledge of decision-making procedures in Ireland, we deliver a comprehensive service that includes policy analysis, engagement, strategic information services, advice, public relations campaigns, coalition building and profile-raising activities.


Role Overview, Skills & Experience:

The Dublin office of Instinctif Partners has seen year-on-year growth since opening in 2013 and is now looking to increase its team again, with an Associate Director role.


  • A public affairs & media relations consultant with 7+ years professional experience, ideally on the agency side, with:
  • Good network in Ireland – from a commercial, policy and media perspective;
  • Proven ability to manage clients across a range of sectors;
  • Experience in people management;
  • Proven ability to develop business (must be verifiable) and must have commercial acumen;
  • Proven media relations experience;
  • Trade association operational and management experience;
  • Planning and project management skills;
  • Proven editorial and communication skills (excellent English a must, fluency in a second European language a plus);
  • Knowledge of the public tender process and proven ability to secure contracts through or a similar public tender website; and
  • Appetite to be part of a growing office and willingness to develop business from the outset.


Other Information:

Our success is underpinned by our four key values:

  • Blaze a Trail – We push boundaries and set the pace within our industry;
  • Move Fast -We anticipate change and respond quickly;
  • Always Connect – We combine skills, experience and perspectives that unite people and organisations; and
  • Keep it real – We are open, fair and authentic, always listening and understanding before we respond


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