PR Executive

First Derivatives is currently recruiting for a PR Executive to join an established marketing team at the company’s headquarters in Newry. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills and strong attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Increase awareness of First Derivatives and Kx technology in business and tech communities
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Develop and manage a wide range of contacts, including key journalists and influencers
  • Support the development and delivery of the wider marketing and PR strategy
  • Analysis and tracking of PR and media campaigns
  • Work closely with subject matter experts to develop relevant articles and media opportunities
  • Manage incoming media inquiries
  • Support the wider marketing team through event management and promotion as needed


  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly with strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to understand complex information and communicate concepts to wider business audience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise

About FD:
We’re a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 2500 staff globally. First Derivatives (FD) is a provider of high-performance time-series database software to a variety of industries as well as regulatory and IT consulting services to the capital markets industry. The combined proposition gives FD a differentiated offering within capital markets, an industry increasingly challenged by regulation and data management. Additionally, FD has begun to establish itself in a number of industries outside of capital markets.

Benefits including pension, healthcare, business expenses, competitive holidays and more.

Please note that this opportunity is based at our Newry HQ.

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