Competitors headhunt PR practitioner Martyn Rosney

01.09.15

Edelman Ireland announced its transfer deadline day signing in the shape of PR practitioner Martyn Rosney. The DIT graduate has been appointed Account Director of Corporate Communications at Edelman, the world’s largest PR company.

Martyn who holds a masters degree in Public Relations and a UCC commerce degree, previously worked as a senior account manager for leading Irish PR agency-Wilson Hartnell.

During his time there he dealt with many big name clients including: eircom, Dublin City Council, DoneDeal.ie, Epson, Pfizer, Payzone, McCann FitzGerald, The National Lottery, The Digital Hub and Irish Life.

He also represented Ireland at the Young PR Lions competition at the Cannes Lion festival in 2014. In June 2015 Martyn was named the inaugural Young Communications Professional of the Year by the PRII, CIPR and PRCA at the annual Awards for Excellence in PR.

Martyn keeps a personal blog entitled rosneypr.com, where he frequently shares jobs in the industry and also posts articles like ‘Six lessons from a “recent-ish” PR graduate’ and ‘Some CV Advice..#JobFairy’. He uses this platform as a space to offer people practical advice on everything from how to improve your job prospects to networking and standing out from the crowd.

Sarah O Brien, @Sarahobjourno