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Robert Higgins

Junior Account Executive

Robert Higgins is a Junior Account Executive with DHR Communications and joined the team in January 2017.

Robert’s main roles with DHR include monitoring the media for client opportunities, collating media coverage, drafting and issuing of press materials, updating media lists, liaising with media, project research and event management support.

Prior to joining DHR, Robert worked for M+C Communications as an Account Executive for one year where he collaborated on a number of healthcare, consumer and medical information campaigns. Clients he has worked with include Novartis, Sanofi Pasteur, Pfizer, Mater Private, amongst others.

Before moving into PR, Robert worked as a journalist for a number of years and his writing has appeared in Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Daily Mail, Hot Press, Drowned in Sound, State, The Thin Air, JOE.ie and more.

Robert is also an award-winning fiction writer represented by the Marianne Gunn O’Connor Literary Agency and is currently working on a novel. His fiction and poetry has appeared in New Irish Writing, Irish Independent, RTE Radio One, Ropes, Wordlegs, amongst others. He was nominated for the Emerging Writer award at the Hennessy Literary Awards in 2014 and won the Student Short Story of the Year at the Student Media Awards in 2013.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys football, reading, film making and playing guitar.

Robert holds an MA in Journalism and Communications (2:1) from Griffith College as well as a BA in English and History from NUI Galway (2:1). He is currently studying for a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing at the Digital Marketing Institute.

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Robert Higgins

Junior Account Executive

Robert Higgins is a Junior Account Executive with DHR Communications and joined the team in January 2017.

Robert’s main roles with DHR include monitoring the media for client opportunities, collating media coverage, drafting and issuing of press materials, updating media lists, liaising with media, project research and event management support.

Prior to joining DHR, Robert worked for M+C Communications as an Account Executive for one year where he collaborated on a number of healthcare, consumer and medical information campaigns. Clients he has worked with include Novartis, Sanofi Pasteur, Pfizer, Mater Private, amongst others.

Before moving into PR, Robert worked as a journalist for a number of years and his writing has appeared in Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Daily Mail, Hot Press, Drowned in Sound, State, The Thin Air, JOE.ie and more.

Robert is also an award-winning fiction writer represented by the Marianne Gunn O’Connor Literary Agency and is currently working on a novel. His fiction and poetry has appeared in New Irish Writing, Irish Independent, RTE Radio One, Ropes, Wordlegs, amongst others. He was nominated for the Emerging Writer award at the Hennessy Literary Awards in 2014 and won the Student Short Story of the Year at the Student Media Awards in 2013.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys football, reading, film making and playing guitar.

Robert holds an MA in Journalism and Communications (2:1) from Griffith College as well as a BA in English and History from NUI Galway (2:1). He is currently studying for a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing at the Digital Marketing Institute.