About Us

Our Vision – To be an integral part of our client’s success
Our Mission – Be the best answer wherever and whenever organisations are looking for smarter marketing
Our Values – Personable, Adaptive, Conscientious


About Jim Kelly

jim@oconnorandkelly.ieGoogle+, 086 7830444

After a spell in retail banking, Jim enjoyed a thirteen-year stint managing brand communications and philanthropic activities within AIB Group,  such as the Ryder Cup 2006 and the Better Ireland Programme.

He also developed and managed the sponsorship department of the bank that included all areas of communication such as direct mail, advertising, PR and merchandising.

In 2010 Jim was seconded to the Dublin Institute of Technology, to assist with the development of external philanthropy and fundraising initiatives for the DIT Foundation.

Jim left AIB Bank (and DIT) in 2012 and briefly worked in a communications consultancy role for the Central Bank of Ireland, before establishing OC&K in 2013, with Aidan. He now works with a portfolio of clients advising on brand development, online visibility, content management and offline promotions. Clients include those from the hotel and hospitality industry, the retail industry, sports clubs and the not-for-profit sector.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Financial Services Degree from UCD, is a Fellow of the Marketing Institute of Ireland and a past council member of the Ireland Funds. He has been a member of the Dublin Chamber and is a current member of the SFA, in Ireland. Click here for more information on LinkedIn.


About Aidan O’Connor


aidan@oconnorandkelly.ie, 087 2545970

Delivering creative communication solutions that work.

Working hand in hand with business owners and marketing teams to drive businesses forward, Aidan’s passion is creating marketing communications that enable Irish SMEs to achieve increased levels of growth and profitability.

Having worked with many of the best creative people in Ireland, it’s hardly surprising that cut through creativity is at the very core of the majority of project solutions he delivers.

As a committed and dedicated brand champion, Aidan advises on every aspect of the marketing process, from strategy and concept development through to implementation and subsequent evaluation.

In 2013 Aidan co-founded O’Connor & Kelly LTD with Jim Kelly as a marketing led business consultancy focused on supplying outsourced solutions to SME businesses and not-for- profit organisations.

Click here to see Aidan’s LinkedIn profile for more information.