Associate Director, Communications
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
12h ago

Wachsman is a leading professional services firm for the blockchain industry. Originally founded as a Public Relations agency in 2015, Wachsman has expanded its service offerings to include Strategic Advisory and Event Management business units, with more than 100 team members across its New York City, Dublin and Singapore offices.

The firm has represented more than 120 blockchain-related companies, including some of the largest brands in the industry.

Specialists who join our team have a fully international remit working with highly innovative companies and media (Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Techcrunch, Bloomberg, Fortune, Reuters) in New York, Europe and Asia with fantastic career growth opportunities.

Wachsman is seeking an experienced and ambitious Associate Director for its EMEA headquarters in Dublin. Reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with other senior staff, the ideal candidate has a minimum of 7 years of successful PR agency experience and strong strategic thinking, leadership, and communication skills.

Duties and Aptitudes :

  • Overseeing several PR accounts, in the planning and execution of PR campaigns
  • Edit and approve press materials and overall client messaging as required
  • Deal with challenging, technical enquiries from clients, new business and external organizations
  • Managing, and mentoring team members
  • Conduct introductory and kick off calls with new and prospective clients
  • Exceptional leadership and management style, with the ability to inspire results from team members
  • Exemplifies exceptional leadership and management skills
  • Skills & Requirements :

  • 7+ years recent PR agency experience conducting media relations at increasing levels of responsibility
  • Experience in financial technology, B2B or corporate PR preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Exceptional work ethic and motivated to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of securing top-tier print and broadcast coverage and experience in developing relationships with reporters
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully train and mentor team members of every level, supporting them in career progression
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to identify opportunities for clients
  • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape
  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience in crisis communications
  • Excellent interpersonal / soft skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of social, organizational, and professional standards in job-related activities
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