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Consultant (Account Manager)

  • Strategic Communications Ireland
  • Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Title - Consultant (Account Manager)

Location- Dublin, Ireland

Experience: 4 years +

About Teneo:

Teneo is the global advisory firm, working with the CEOs and senior executives of the world’s leading companies. Teneo provides strategic counsel across their full range of key objectives and issues. Globally, our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other global corporations.

Teneo Ireland is Ireland’s leading advisory firm, with service areas covering management consulting, talent advisory, financial advisory, corporate communications & reputation management, brand strategy & marketing communications, sports & entertainment sponsorship, and digital strategy & communications.

In Ireland, Teneo works with the senior leaders of the country’s most renowned organisations along with multi-nationals based in Ireland across a wide variety of industry sectors including Retail, banking, energy, insurance, technology, professional services, tourism, manufacturing, FMCG, drinks industry, hospitality, aviation, motor, health and pharma.

The role

A Consultant at Teneo is responsible for providing the highest quality of service to our clients and plays a pivotal role in managing client’s day to day plans and project-based scope of work, anticipating needs and identifying potential issues ahead of them becoming problems. Consultants set high standards and play key role in monitoring quality of work and ensuring agreed timelines are met. Our Consultants also play a key role in supporting junior team members’ development; ensuring opportunities to learn, on-the-job coaching and a motivating team environment to work in.

Key responsibilities

Relentless Focus on Clients

  • Has a good understanding of client activity/requirements and anticipates next steps/needs without being directed. Seeks to exceed expectations
  • Can offer client counsel/advice at the appropriate level
  • Can develop client-ready work with appropriate level of input from senior colleagues
  • Demonstrates strong project and client management skills, increasingly anticipating future client needs and issues

  Team And People Management

  • Increasingly seen as a role model to junior colleagues, acting on feedback and able to provide constructive feedback to improve outputs and quality
  • Actively contributes to making Teneo a stimulating, stretching and dynamic place to work

Business Growth and Commercial Acumen

  • Provides support to senior leadership on new business initiatives (e.g. insightful research, development of proposals/ideas)
  • Seeks opportunities for existing client growth by networking across a client organisation with peer level contacts

Integrated Execution

  • Exhibits an interest in understanding the breadth of Teneo’s offering and how to identify and leverage the resources at all levels and across regions
  • Asks the right questions and seeks input to identify where a client challenge would benefit from an integrated solution outside own area of the business

Global Relationships

  • Seeks ways to build a strong network of relationships based on trust and respect with colleagues across Teneo
  • Proactively identifies and builds relationships with external stakeholders (e.g. business prospects, media) to serve Teneo and client need

Unparalleled Experience

  • Able to quickly assess a brief becoming a subject matter expert with in-depth knowledge of the client and relevant industry
  • Asks questions and seeks advice from senior colleagues and peers in order to leverage their experience and build own skills and knowledge

 Intellectual Curiosity

  • Stays informed by developing knowledge from a broad range of sources to foster new ideas and provide reliable opinions and views
  • Proactively share new insights and ideas with colleagues

Key Criteria

  • A passion for partnering directly with senior executives to create, enhance and protect reputational equity on a global scale.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines across several different client mandates and industry sectors
  • An understanding of the business operating environment
  • Experience of managing client projects from start to finish with an emphasis on results delivery and client satisfaction
  • A team player with a positive can-do attitude who also enjoys working on their own initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A relevant third level qualification
  • Legally authorised to work in Ireland

Desirable attributes

  • A strategic mindset with the ability to think ahead and anticipate the needs of your clients
  • A self-starter, ability to think on your feet and make decisions
  • A desire to embrace responsibility and take ownership of clients, projects, and your career
  • Excellent client-facing and presentation skills delivered with integrity
  • A process-oriented individual, with an appreciation and understanding of project management and client service
  • Exceptional attention to detail coupled with personal pride in every output you deliver
  • Ownership of managing projects against budget, therefore delivering profitable work
  • Strong work ethic with a team player attitude and excellent stakeholder management skills

What Teneo offers:

The team at Teneo Ireland is a highly talented & engaged workforce. Our recent employee survey described our culture as fun, friendly and hardworking. 100% said they liked working with all their colleagues.   

The employee benefits on offer at Teneo Ireland include: 

Flexibility and time off

  • Hybrid working and flexible working
  • Remote working options available
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Early finish Fridays

Health and wellness

  • Health Insurance contribution
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you and your family
  • Annual flu vaccine
  • Benefit in Kind reimbursement for gym, fitness classes, spots clubs’ memberships


  • Competitive base salary with annual salary reviews
  • Fully subsidised life insurance via a group scheme
  • PRSA contributions available via payroll


  • Bike to Work
  • TaxSaver scheme
  • Overseas secondments available with the Teneo Global Mobility Plan
  • Community and Personal Development

Learning and development opportunities

  • Company CSR program
  • Fully subsidised access to our online learning program
  • Employee resource groups for underrepresented groups and their allies
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