Are you ready to lead the creative vision at one of Ireland's premier communications companies? FleishmanHillard Ireland is on the hunt for a trailblazing Creative Director who can craft innovative strategies that captivate audiences both here and internationally. This is more than a job – it’s a chance to be at the forefront of shaping how stories are told and heard. If creatively problem-solving to reach audiences in new and interesting ways gets you out of bed, we’d love to hear from you.

Why FleishmanHillard?

We hold the title of Large Agency of the Year which we were awarded at the PR Awards for Excellence in June 2023. Between international and Irish accolades, we are the most awarded agency in Ireland, and we remain the only Irish PR agency to have won at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. Creativity is at the heart of all our client work.

We have an enviable track record in client retention, enjoying many long and trusted client relationships. Diversity and inclusion are key cornerstones of our company, and we are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable working environment for everyone.

The Role

We’re looking for an inspiring conceptual Creative Director to shape the future and lead our incredible award-winning teams. You’ll be responsible for developing bold, impactful, channel-neutral ideas for global and Irish brands across a range of industries and practices. This is a conceptual/strategic role and does not require Art Direction or Design experience.

Working closely with senior internal stakeholders across the business, you will generate original creative thinking for clients and elevate the agency’s creative output.

You will lead creative ideas for new business opportunities both in Dublin and, occasionally, across our global network, working closely with client leads to develop insight-driven responses.

You will also have the opportunity to grow and expand our creative capability and content creation across the agency.

Your primary focus:

Client growth - you will be supporting our practices in deepening relationships with existing clients through creativity, especially our key “growth” clients.

New business – supported by our Practice leads, you’ll work closely with client teams to develop impressive creative responses.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creative gatekeeper, ensuring only the highest quality creative thinking leaves the building. Building and maintaining relationships with clients, and senior stakeholders in the business.
  • Assisting client leads to unlock growth through our Creative + Planning offering.
  • Working in partnership with our in-house and external studio partners to oversee video content and design production including copywriting and scripting.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A deep understanding of earned creative from a communications agency.
  • A successful track record of delivering knock-out ideas to reach all audiences.
  • A clear understanding of what it takes to lead on ideas and creativity and be able to hold your own with senior stakeholders and clients to make the work the best it can be.
  • The drive to maintain our differentiation as an agency in a competitive marketplace.

If you have experience in the above, and are happy to work at our new Mespil Road, Dublin 4 offices at least 3 days a week, we'd love to hear from you!

What we offer:

  • A warm and friendly team with a fantastic portfolio of Irish and international clients
  • A truly global network, the opportunity to be part of multi-market campaigns, regularly working with colleagues across the globe.
  • Excellent opportunities to do career defining work.
  • Flexibility. We’ve fully embraced hybrid and flexible working. We have a great office and human contact remains an important element of our culture.
  • Work-life balance, we all work hard but having a life outside of work matters to all of us, and we support each other to achieve it.
  • Individual Health Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • FHeel Well reimbursement.
  • Bike2Work scheme.

If you think this could be your next role please contact: Rhona Blake - in confidence.