Irish PR Jobs

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Senior Account Executive – ReputationInc

ReputationInc is a specialist reputation management consultancy with offices in Dublin, London and Oslo. We count many of Ireland’s leading indigenous and multinational companies amongst our clients spanning a range of sectors such as professional services, legal, financial services, retail, FMCG, technology, healthcare, energy, Government and more.

We believe reputation is a company’s most valuable business asset. To be successful you need to build it, grow it and protect it. We offer a market leading remuneration package with meaningful performance bonus where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We provide all of our team with continuous internal training and financial support for external training. Our success as one of the top reputation management agencies in Europe comes from the talent we can attract and retain across our locations. We strive to provide the tools you need to succeed and excel in your career

Due to the continued growth of our Dublin operations and our growing national and international client base, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Account Executive to join our dynamic team.

How To Apply: 

Applications for this role should be sent to Kate O’Neill (koneill@reputation-inc.com), including a CV and any other materials that will demonstrate the candidate’s suitability for the position. The deadline for applications is January 29.

Key Responsibilities

  • Professional and effective direct engagement with high-profile clients
  • Support the management of a growing portfolio of clients across several industry sectors
  • Assist in the delivery of reputation management advice and strategic counsel to clients
  • Support in media relations activity for key clients
  • Originate and develop content that will help to support and protect our clients’ reputation ambitions
  • Add value by showing an understanding of industry developments and trends and provide ongoing research and analysis on a variety of topics pertaining to client needs
  • Assisting senior team members with various client requirements, including executing high-level strategic campaigns
  • Assistance with preparation of client briefs and presentations

Key Competencies Required

  • Strong communications skills
  • Effective project management
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ambition, creative thinking, and innovation
  • Proactive and goal orientated
  • Effectively identify and build relationships with key influencers including media, political and other stakeholders
  • Confident engaging with senior businesspeople
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interest and experience in digital communications a plus
  • Interest in corporate and public affairs

Qualifications

Third-level qualification and 2+ years’ experience in a corporate environment, in business, communications, international affairs, research, public relations, HR

  • Second European language and/or international professional or academic experience a plus
  • Experience in market research/research techniques beneficial

Corporate Communications Manager- MSD

One of Ireland’s leading healthcare companies is seeking an experienced Corporate Communications Manager, to join its Country Leadership Team to devise and deliver a communications strategy and programme of activities. The Corporate Communications Manager will play an active and integral role supporting and realising the Company’s business objectives across our six sites and key business areas, continuing to build on the Company’s position as a leading healthcare company in Ireland, an employer of choice and a valued and trusted partner to our key stakeholders.

The candidate will have a proven track record in developing and leading the implementation of strategic communications programmes, will be comfortable working in a fast-moving corporate environment and will be able to demonstrate proven ability to work within a matrix structure.

What you will do:

  • Create and implement a long-term communications strategy encompassing our key sites and business areas, underpinning our “One Ireland” approach, supporting our key business objectives and building on our excellent reputation as one of Ireland’s leading healthcare companies.
  • Lead all aspects, national and local, of the Company’s corporate communications, corporate social responsibility, media relations and stakeholder engagement activities.
  • Play an active role in Ireland’s Country Leadership Team, providing strategic communication advice on a wide range of programmes and issues at both country and site / business level.
  • Devise communications programmes and activities, at national and local levels, to profile key leaders across our business, building awareness of what we do and who we are.
  • Development of comms strategies and programmes of activities for any significant milestones, additional investment etc.
  • Issues management – ensure readiness for possible corporate and/or product issues, co-ordinate the communications element of any issues that arise and provide local support to potential global issues.
  • Monitor, evaluate and identify any short, medium and long-term opportunities and threats to the Ireland’s businesses and develop communications programmes to address these.
  • Work closely with our global communications team to build relationships and ensure consistency in our communications activities.
  • Work collaboratively with key business areas and teams to identify potential opportunities for activities and initiatives that may enhance the Company’s brand in Ireland.
  • Manage the relationship with our external PR agency and partners.
  • Oversee and co-ordinate internal communications working group and key activities such as internal quarterly magazine, Inventing for Life.
  • Responsible for external and internal websites and any of the Company’s Ireland corporate activity on social media.
  • Speech writing and internal comms scripting and support for key leaders at either key events or to support large-scale projects (site evolutions, restructuring etc).

What skills you will need:

In order to excel in this role, you will more than likely have:

  • Minimum of 10 years in the communications sector either in-house or in a communications agency environment.
  • Proven track record in providing strategic communications counsel to senior leaders and in designing, developing and implementing strategic, high-impact multi-channel communications programmes that support key business objectives and initiatives.
  • Creative, strategic, proactive and solution-oriented individual, willing to take accountability and responsibility, innovate, and who feels comfortable in a fast-growing and empowering environment.
  • Strong understanding of policy and government affairs in Ireland as well as the wider healthcare landscape.
  • Proven experience in developing and executing multi-channel, multi stakeholder communications campaign with measurable outcomes.

As a company we are committed to ‘Inventing for Life’ in all that we do. We keep the patient at the very heart of all that we do and strive to find solutions and treatments for some of the world’s most challenging healthcare needs.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment.

So, if you are ready to:

Invent solutions to meet unmet healthcare needs, Impact the future by driving one of the world’s leading healthcare companies, and inspire your team to reach their full potential and push the boundaries of science and technology, please apply today.

International PR Manager – Larian Studios

Larian Studios is spread across 5 studios around the world, in service of millions of players globally. From a centralized publishing department in Europe, we are looking for an International Public Relations Manager to spearhead PR strategies and solutions for Larian’s output. Whether it’s Baldur’s Gate 3, the Divinity series, or our corporate outreach and merchandise, we need someone who understands the ever-changing landscape of Public Relations to work with the Publishing Director in service of our players globally. The International Public Relations Manager will draw from their international media contacts to strategize, spread the word, and talk to a global audience on behalf of the over 300 people at Larian Studios and its partners. If you have extensive experience in PR, and would like to work in a large AAA company that’s wholly independent & still growing, then please see the below notes and requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop strategies to reach new and existing audiences for Larian, across its initiatives and games.
  • React to the ever-changing PR landscape and propose ideas and initiatives to maximise the conveyance of Larian’s voice efficiently.
  • Take lead on the production of PR related materials. This includes traditional PRs, as well as online ‘Direct’ style scripts and programmation. You will have a Jr PR Manager in assistance.
  • Act as spokesperson in response to media requests & inquiries, and present the company voice in written and spoken interviews, as well as on camera when appropriate.
  • Package press-kits and pitch documents.
  • Organize, take ownership of, and execute all details & facets of international press-tours in coordination with other members of the publishing team (Product Managers, Event Managers, etc), as well as external regional PR partners.
  • Work with the Junior PR Manager to write, produce, and package timely PR reports including vital data insights using specialized software and services. (These will be provided, as well as time for training if necessary).
  • Maintain and report a global PR focused ‘state of affairs’, tracking the shifts and strategies of international PR in games on an annual basis.
  • Scope out and manage project budget across PR related activities such as tours, as well as expos. Including elements related to the games directly, and also the welfare of the travelling teams. (Working with the Jr PR Manager, Event Manager, etc).
  • Manage regional PR agencies and support.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong understanding of the industry, the press, influencer strategy, and Public Relations methodology now, and as it is adapting. This will be discussed at length in an interview.
  • For this senior role, at least 3 years public relations experience is required. However, there is an exception for this for anyone applying from the press.
  • Qualifications specific to media or journalism are nice to have, but not required.
  • An eye for detail, nuance, and creative writing skills are required.
  • The ability to budget, push when necessary, and scale back when required is necessary.
  • Must be able to work as horizontally as possible as part of a close-knit team, and help others find and work to their strengths.
  • Must be able to independently seek out and identify meaningful & engaging PR opportunities with a wide variety of budget.
  • The candidate must understand how to parse data, using data to fact-check and bolster intuition rather than to drive it.
  • A college degree is not required, but good communication, written and spoken English are required and may be tested if appropriate.
  • Will be available for extensive periods of travel, pertaining to both expos but also intercompany travel.
  • Be very cool to work with.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.

Marketing Communications Manager – IDA

Managing the IDA Ireland brand, you will provide data-driven feedback from marketing campaigns and influence internal decision-making as the agency builds strong brand equity across the world. Managing a team and reporting to the Head of Global Communications, the role holder is a key position in IDA Ireland.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To make a positive contribution to the development and delivery of the Department’s Strategy and targets in line with the new Organisational Strategy;
  • Managing a multimillion-euro annual marketing budget; managing and measuring marketing campaign costs; extensive tendering for large-scale public sector contracts; managing multiple, diverse vendors and projects, on time and within budget;
  • Leading, motivating and managing a small team of people to deliver on the key tasks; contributing energetically to the development of the Department as part of the Corporate Communications Management Team;
  • Working with our external creative team to develop marketing campaigns that will engage and excite future investors; support ongoing work with creative agencies on marketing communications in; TV, Events, PR, Digital, Experiential and promotions;
  • Developing media buying campaigns with IDA’s media planning agency; securing agreements on the localised production of promotional materials in IDA’s target markets across the world;
  • Managing a content plan for the organisation that ensures a constant flow of new materials that will assist IDA Executives in their efforts to win business; creating content for corporate marketing collateral, PR, trade publications, presentations, events and conferences;
  • Managing a bespoke SEO and PPC campaign with IDA’s media planning agency – building awareness and engagement;
  • Collaborating closely with the CIO – ensuring that all digital marketing activity is tracked and linked to the sales cycle; redeveloping IDA Ireland’s www.idaireland.com website; integrating IDA Ireland’s current marketing channels into a new CRM;
  • Managing and refining the organisation’s significant social media presence; to take advantage of social media usage so that IDA is communicating to local, national and international audiences;
  • Reporting on the effectiveness of marketing campaigns using pre-determined KPIs
  • Conduct market research studies;
  • Manging the compilation and editing of various publications produced by the organisation as appropriate, including the IDA Annual Report;
  • Developing and leading a physical and online event management strategy, ensuring that IDA’s brand is activated at the right events in the most effective manner;
  • Ensure that continuous learning and development is undertaken through informal and formal learning and participation in the Performance Management and Development Review Process
  • As part of the management team of IDA, adhere to the Health & Safety legislation, ensuring employee safety at all times;
  • Ensuring that principles of dignity, respect, equality and inclusiveness are applied within and outside the Organisation and that a work life balance is supported as much as possible in the workplace;
  • To demonstrate flexibility in undertaking additional tasks that can arise or are assigned to this role.
KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Sales & Marketing
Project Management
Knowledge- with emphasis on understanding business economies & Domestic and International Marketing Landscape
Client Focused Relationship Building
Creativity and Innovation
Communications & Personal Effectiveness
Negotiation and Influencing

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Previous experience in a senior marketing role is a strong advantage;
  • A relevant third level qualification to a minimum of a degree standard is essential in a marketing or other business-related discipline;
  • Strong understanding of digital media tools and their role in Corporate Communications;
  • Proven experience in leading a Marketing team;
  • Experience in advising C-level executives;
  • Ability to work to work under pressure, using own initiative, and to meet tight deadlines;
  • A full driving licence is essential;
  • Flexibility to undertake international and domestic travel and to work outside of standard office hours when required;
  • Ongoing interest in career progression and development via opportunities which may arise in IDA’s offices throughout Ireland and Overseas.
Salary 

Starting Salary €69,012 (Non-Negotiable) on an incremental scale to €84,214 per annum contributory superannuation.
Rising by long service increments to €86,721 (after three years satisfactory service at the maximum of the range) and rising to €89,234 (after six years satisfactory service at the maximum of the range).

Selection Process
The selection process will be confirmed after shortlisting has been completed, and will consist of an interview and presentation.

IDA Ireland values diversity and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.  We encourage you to reach out to us directly at careers@ida.ie should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process with IDA Ireland.

Executive Communication Manager – Aptiv

Aptiv is a global technology company that develops safe, green and connected solutions which are enabling the future of mobility. The company has more than 160,000 total employees and operates 15 major technical centers and 126 manufacturing locations in 44 countries. The company is geographically diversified with revenues in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, China and South America. We have developed world class supply chain capabilities to successfully serve our customers. A significant competitive advantage in our supply chain are the 126 manufacturing locations around the globe.

Uniquely positioned to deliver end-to-end smart mobility solutions

Our name represents knowledge, adaptiveness and drive. It highlights our ability to both envision the future and to bring it to life, making it real through our portfolio of safe, green and connected technologies and deep systems integration expertise.

Based in Dublin, Executive Communication Manager will have an exciting opportunity to help shape executive communication to:

  • inform, engage and inspire our community of employees
  • align with Aptiv culture – our values and behaviors
  • build Aptiv’s employee brand
  • link communications plans and activities to business results

Reporting to the VP, Marketing Communications, this person will be a key collaborator responsible for building executive-level messaging platforms to advance its corporate image and culture, drive employee alignment and engagement, enable selling success or promote executive visibility.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, enthusiastic storyteller who can work across teams and with various executives to tell compelling stories via the most effective internal and external media and channels.

This is a highly visible role and one that will enable you to make a tangible impact.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities Include

  • Partner with executive leaders to develop impactful content and communications to drive desired behavior and alignment with Aptiv’s strategic priorities.
  • Establish close relationships with executive leaders to build trust and establish confidence to provide coaching/guidance on practical communication skills.
  • Support Aptiv’s senior executives, including speaking opportunities, videos, and written communications that span internal and external audiences.
  • Proactively solicit the “voice of” various internal global audiences to tell compelling stories and narratives that highlight and explain how the company supports customers, employees, and communities.
  • Measure results of communications activities and update plans accordingly to capitalize on successful activities.

Requirements And Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience working in communications, journalism, or marketing with 4+ years of executive communications experience supporting a VP or above senior executive level
  • Excellent writing skills, with a specific focus on executive communications content: executive blog posts, video content, departmental emails, presentations, and messaging
  • Experience working with and providing counsel to senior executives, and have the confidence and know-how to guide their communications activities
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic organization and a track record of generating results
  • Excellent writing skills- picks up on tones and styles adapting communication writing style accordingly
  • Keeps story telling authentic
  • Brings creative ideas forward and translates them into meaningful messages that supports the strategy vision and culture, bringing it to life
  • Knows how to use research and use metrics to drive messaging
  • Comfortable building strategic communications plans and also operating at a more tactical level
  • Roll up your sleeves, can do attitude
  • Strong team player who is action-oriented and operates with a sense of urgency to complete projects
  • Demonstrated understanding of employee communications methodologies, tools, and vehicles.
  • High levels of tact and diplomacy, superior listening, interpersonal and program management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PR, Marketing, or related field

Privacy Notice – Active Candidates: https://www.aptiv.com/privacy-notice-active-candidates

Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

External Communications Assistant Manager – Kellogg Company 

Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation.

As the number one most trusted food and drink brand in the UK and the 3rd most reputable food and drink brand in Europe we have much to be proud of. We have a huge portfolio of over 1,600 tasty foods which includes iconic brands such as Corn Flakes, Special K, Pringles, and Crunchy Nut.

We also believe that our competitive advantage comes from our people. We say it often, because it is true. Our K Values are part of our DNA -we are a company with a heart and soul, and our people care just as much. Our talented teams are encouraged to bring their best selves to work each day.

Kellogg is a diverse Employer, a gold member of the Lead Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerate gender parity and drive inclusion in the European retail & FMCG value chain and committed to reaching 50:50 gender representation for all Leadership level roles by 2025.

Flexible working will mean different things to you based on your personal needs, the requirements of your role and how this supports you in achieving your goals at both work and home. We offer a range of options to work flexibly and conversations about flexible working are welcomed so please feel free to discuss at your interview.

We are also hugely committed to the communities that we work in and strive to give back as our founder did – you’ll see this in the school breakfast clubs programme and volunteering activities that we encourage all our employees to participate in.

A career with us is exciting. Our modern and collaborative workspace and inclusive culture at our offices in Media City Manchester / Dublin Airport Central reflects that.

Apply and come join our team!

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an External Communications Assistant Manager to join the central Corporate Affairs team in Kellogg Europe. Kellogg in Europe is growing, and we need someone who is passionate, proactive, and highly motivated to join a team of likeminded individuals as we drive the business forward.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates technical brilliance, commercial acumen and who has a true passion for our iconic global brands. Through this role the successful candidate will be responsible for shaping best in class communication and engagement programmes for external and internal stakeholders, recognising what works well in the outside world. There will be a requirement to have specific focus on enhancing Kellogg’s corporate reputation, through our brands, our CSR initiatives as well as our environmental sustainability platforms.

Here’s a Taste Of What You’ll Be Doing

In your role as External Communications Assistant Manager, you will contribute to the success of the Kellogg Company as you:

  • Provide leadership and support across all external communication projects, including Brand PR, CSR and sustainability initiatives
  • Bring fresh thinking and best practice around story-telling and consider how the communication agenda integrates with our commercial priorities
  • Engage and maintain a network of key media and influencer contacts, relevant to our business needs
  • Work with the team to deliver multiple projects within agreed timeframes
  • Understand how to use brand and social media channels

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Essential

  • Digital and social media proficient
  • Great influencing, project management skills and the ability to organise and prioritise.
  • The ability to communicate with all levels of the business and influence key stakeholders
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written, fluent english
  • Educated to degree and/or Masters level in communications, public relations, journalism or related discipline preferred

Desirable

  • Experience working on sustainability and/or CSR initiatives
  • Experience working in international markets
  • Experience of working with or alongside big brands
  • Experience in devising and executing CSR projects
  • Fluency in a second European language

OUR GROWTH COMPETENCIES

The Growth Competencies are a set of skills and behaviours necessary to drive success for Kellogg and for our employees. They are a common guide to selecting the right talent, developing our people & unlocking high performance across the Company. To gather more detail about the behaviours you will need to demonstrate across our leadership competencies, based on the role and responsibilities of this posting, please click here to find  out more about our Growth Competencies model

https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/growth-competencies.html

THE FINER PRINT

Take a look through the keyhole of the UK’s most famous cereal company

via https://www.instagram.com/lifeatkelloggs_uk/?hl=en

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact european.recruitment@kellogg.com

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, trans identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

“Our diversity strengthens us – our inclusion advances us”

Marketing Communications Manager – FoodMarble

We are looking for the right candidate to join FoodMarble as Marketing Communications Manager to develop and drive brand positioning and communications strategy. This role is a unique opportunity to be a key team member in a high-growth company that is making a real difference globally.

As a new role to the business reporting to the VP Marketing & Sales, the successful Marketing Communications Manager will have proven experience of all aspects of marketing communications, including digital media, social media monitoring/content management, media relations (PR), email, event/trade shows, website development, new product launch support, sales collateral development, internal communications and all other forms of marketing communication materials.

Who Are We

FoodMarble is a high-growth technology startup based in Dublin, Ireland. We’ve developed an app-connected breath analysis device called the FoodMarble Aire to help people overcome digestive problems. So far we’ve sold almost 20,000 devices in over 50 countries and have an extremely ambitious growth plan. We are a team of 25, based in Dublin and now we’re looking for the right person to help us drive further growth.

Working in a smaller team, the decisions will be quick and you will have the autonomy and responsibility to really develop marketing communications and make a positive impact on the business. This is a crucial role to drive our business forward. The role is global with primary focus on UK/Ire and the US.

The Role

You will be responsible for the brand positioning and communications strategy for FoodMarble. You will be initiating and delivering content plans which are aligned with our strategic growth plans and demonstrate our unique selling points and value proposition . You will be involved in the delivery of a digital marketing strategy, including the company website (also key sales channel) and social media channels.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability in leading successful B2C marketing initiatives, driving the implementation of strategic plans, influencing cross-functional teams, experience in digital touch points and overseeing and prioritising numerous projects.

Your Responsibilities

  • Oversee and govern FoodMarble’s corporate identity and integrity of the brand.
  • Lead and coordinate the creation of annual marketing communications strategy and plans.
  • Own the marketing communications plan and be responsible for leading content creation ensuring alignment with sales.
  • Initiate, generate and govern external and internal communications, ensuring that content is timely, clear and consistent.
  • Ensures that all brand creative delivers a consistent brand message which includes PR, social, websites, and all collateral material including packaging etc.
  • Coordinate with external agencies and internal stakeholders and oversee content plans for foordmarble.com, keeping content current and relevant.
  • Measure and report on content engagement.
  • Identify best practice for communications activity through existing channels and make recommendations to ensure progress.
  • Lead and manage external conferences, trade shows and events.
  • Management of the marketing communications budget.
  • Plan and implement internal and external communication plans as part of new product/services introductions and other changes in product and services portfolio.
  • Utilizes strong understanding of customer needs and challenges to execute marketing communication programs for key target segments.
  • Measures and analyses effectiveness of market programs, adjusts plans accordingly and builds recommendations for future efficiency.

The Person

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies/Marketing/Communications/Humanities.
  • 5+ years of experience in a Brand Management/Communications role is vital.
  • Excellent Organisational and Time-Management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, including influencing & collaboration skills.
  • Balance of Creative Flair and Commercial Acumen.
  • Resourcefulness (can turn their hand to anything).
  • Strong Analytical Skills and Attention to Detail.
  • Ability to objectively judge creative (Excellent copywriting skills & a strong eye for design).
  • Exposure to E-Commerce is desirable.

The Benefits

  • Competitive base salary (up to €50,000)
  • Performance Based Bonus
  • Share Options
  • Pension+Benefits
  • Great culture

How to apply:

Send a CV and a cover message to the email address given (apply@foodmarble .com) explaining why you’re the person we need. Please include “Marketing Communications Manager” in the subject line.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to €50,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Performance bonus

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Brand Management: 5 years (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

Senior Client Manager (Maternity Cover) – Walsh PR

We have an opportunity for an experienced, hardworking and creative Senior Client Manager to join our team at Walsh:PR to provide maternity leave cover for a ten-month period.

This position provides an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, friendly and supportive environment with a variety of top name clients in the B2C, B2B and corporate sectors including Food, Health Sustainability and NGO.

The role will suit an experienced Senior Client Manager who is passionate about delivering outstanding client service. Suitable candidates must have at least five years’ agency experience in PR or a related communications field.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will be a key senior member within the agency team. In particular, this position requires the talent to foster and maintain strong client and media relationships and work well as part of a team. You must demonstrate that you are proactive, results-focused and flexible.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Be an experienced Senior Client Manager with the ability to set the strategic direction for clients and oversee all aspects of project delivery, including proposal development, project management, implementation and review.
  • Be experienced at managing campaigns, digital strategies and media outreach from conception to completion including managing campaign budgets.
  • Have strong media contacts and relationships.
  • Be comfortable working with clients at a senior and leadership level and providing informed strategic guidance, advice and communications support.
  • Demonstrate a passion for developing client relationships based on an in-depth understanding of their business and the sectors in which they operate.
  • Think creatively to develop outstanding campaigns and content.
  • Experience in the healthcare sector is desirable but not essential.
  • Be passionate about the areas of food, health and sustainability
  • Be experienced in leading and supporting junior team members on projects

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • The opportunity to join the team at a leading independent and highly respected agency.
  • The flexibility to work a 3/4 day week – to maximise work life balance.
  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience and days of work

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter to maeve@walshpr.ie by COB Monday 1st February 2021 stating Senior Client Manager Application in the subject heading.

International PR Manager – Betfair 

The role: International PR Manager – Betfair International

We are looking for an International PR Manager to join our International Brand Marketing team in Dublin. The closing date for this position is Thursday 21st January. 

Are you our next star player?

The newly created International PR Manager role will have end-to-end responsibility for delivering Betfair’s PR strategy in our International target markets.

Building on the successful international expansion of Betfair’s PR model in 2020, you will have strategic autonomy to grow our Share of Voice in our key growth markets. As well as sustaining Betfair’s #1 ranking for earned press coverage, your team will propose and execute against the ambitious, ‘big ticket’ activations that will amplify PR reach and move the needle on Brand Awareness.

You’ll also have accountability for hiring a direct report who’ll be dedicated to the International business, as our first PR hire on the ground in Latin America. In addition, the role involves day-to-day management of all local agency relationships, and ownership of the agency selection process for any new market entries.

With an initial focus on Brazil, Spain, Romania and Peru, the International PR Manager will scale our proven PR model within Betfair’s future target markets around the world, and lead business casing for go-to-market resource requirements.

Working with premium International sponsorships like the Copa Libertadores, and legendary football ambassador Rivaldo, you’ll play a key role in ensuring these assets are fully activated. And as we build out our sponsorship playbook within new countries, your team will lead the go-to-market strategy to land press coverage for new club, competition and ambassador partnerships in our most important growth markets.

Why we need you

Your role will include:

  • Building relationships with media outlets in Betfair’s international regions, to secure media coverage and take share of voice from competitors
  • Planning major PR activations and day-to-day press engagement, both on a proactive basis in-line with the sporting calendar, and in response to high profile events in the news media
  • Developing great relationships with agencies and sponsorship partners to maximise the impact of sports partnerships
  • Championing the value of our earned media within the business, ensuring we celebrate success and enhance the profile of PR as a channel
  • Working with the Head of International Brand Marketing to support budget and/or business casing when pitching for additional resource
  • Evaluating performance each month, and making recommendations for campaign optimisation
  • Ensuring our Tone of Voice and external image are consistent, and aligned with our brand values

Who we’re looking for

Your experience:

  • In-depth understanding of the news media landscape
  • Experience in building personal network of media contacts to secure press coverage
  • Agency management experience
  • Commercial acumen and a will to deliver projects that impact brand metrics
  • Experience in a fast-moving ecommerce environment
  • Excel & PowerPoint skills

Your skills:

  • Fluency in English and either Spanish or Portuguese is essential

Your behaviours:

  • Resilience: Resilient and confident under pressure, comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and managing multiple simultaneous projects
  • Customer obsessed: Quickly gains an understanding of what drives Sports bettors, executing customer-centric campaigns that deliver against their motivations
  • Quality obsessed: gets it right first time
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills: comfortable operating at pace to a high standard, despite requiring the involvement of multiple stakeholders across multiple countries to deliver results. Actively builds a network of effective relationships across Flutter. Can get things done both through formal channels and informal networks
  • Fast learner: Learns quickly when facing new situations. Experiments to find new solutions. Takes on the challenge of unfamiliar tasks and extracts lessons learned from failures or mistakes
  • Comfortable both in detail and in stepping back to consider long term strategy

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Dublin.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • 1000 EUR as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • access to an onsite gym and subsidised canteen

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, we’ll schedule a Zoom interview.

The Group

PokerStars and Betfair International are part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.

Senior Content & Digital – Invoke Brand & Events 

Invoke Brand & Events are seeking to hire a hard-working, media-savvy individual to join our dynamic and  expanding team at Senior Executive level. Working as part of a boutique agency, the chosen candidate  will be proactively involved in the planning and execution on a range of cutting-edge brand campaigns on  behalf of clients from Lifestyle, Consumer, Property & Business, disciplines. 

This is an opportunity for a passionate team player with a keen interest in digital marketing, media relations and event management to join a forward-thinking full-service brand and communications  agency. 

What is the job? 

You will join a creative team of marketers and designers a Senior Content & Digital Executive to support  the creation and delivery of on and offline marketing and publicity campaigns for Invoke Brand & Events and our clients. 

The tasks involved in the job will include, but will not be exclusive to: 

  • Copywriting for social media, E-Alerts, Mail-Chimps, and websites, using multiple tones of voice to compliment the client.
  • Designing assets to support communications listed above, helping to build a brands’ story through engaging imagery/design
  • Creating mood boards, telling a story, drafting communications for client approval Scheduling digital campaigns and day-to-day messaging using multiple online platforms. Developing proposals and strategies for digital campaigns throughout the calendar year, meeting the clients’ objectives.
  • Building and nurturing client relationships to maintain a strong client-agency partnership. Undertaking marketing research, competitor analysis and an understanding of our clients’ needs and goals through digital marketing and events
  • Setting, communicating, and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project. Optimising digital campaigns with additional spend and performance analysis. Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered  efficiently. 
  • Event management support on ad-hoc events throughout the calendar year, including our two  biggest events: Dragons at The Docks & The Property Race Day Ireland. Additional events will  involve creative thinking to deliver unique experiences for our clients. 
  • Working with Xero on event invoicing and tracking expenditure & income on all events. Day-to- day administration and reporting. 

Who are we looking for? 

Our team works very closely together on a number of projects, so we are looking for someone who not  only has the right skills and passion but also someone who can quickly adapt to changes and who will add  that little something more to our team. 

The key qualifications and abilities we are looking for are: 

  • Min 3 years’ experience is essential  
  • Attention to detail, well organised, hard-working. 
  • Qualification or experience in Design, Copy Writing, Social Media, or PR role (essential) A passion for and good understanding of digital marketing
  • A strong interest in social media with experience in managing a successful campaign or project using social media
  • A flair for writing creatively, adapting to different tones of voice for different clients The ability to create, manage and report on digital campaigns across multiple channels
  • Knowledge of the key social media apps and tools and experience using them Knowledge of E-mail marketing with experience using Mail-Chimp, Campaign Monitor or similar. Budget optimisation for digital campaigns across digital channels, and events Experience using a content management system
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Power point & Adobe PC- InDesign 

Additional Skills: 

  • Problem-solving and management through stressful situations 
  • Project management, timelines, and task management 
  • Evaluations, reporting and analysis 
  • Leadership and strong interpersonal skills 
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills 
  • A good knowledge of the Irish media landscape (print, radio & TV, online).
  • Comfortable taking ownership of your own work.

What to expect 

  • Executives are generally office based but you may be required to attend networking and media  events as well as meetings with clients, suppliers, and partner organisations. 
  • At an early stage, you can expect to work closely with a variety of clients, key spokespeople, and  managers, often at senior level. 
  • Dress is generally smart. 
  • You will be expected to network and socialise with clients, the media, and colleagues to build and  maintain relationships.  
  • It is likely that you will have to travel during the working day, including occasionally staying away  from home overnight.  
  • Time Commitment: full time; travel will be included; long days and some weekends are expected. 

Salary will reflect the level of the position and experience of the candidate. | Interested applicants, please  email your CV in confidence to Careers@invoke.ie.

Content Director – Novartis

The Content Director plays a central role in leading the team to deliver outstanding content solutions and pharma marketing initiatives by understanding the strategic needs of customers, developing effective content strategies, and writing engaging copy for omnichannel campaigns.

Must be comfortable with significant international travel and senior stakeholder interactions.

Your responsibilities :
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop insight-driven, enterprise level omnichannel content strategies for pharma brands that effectively align to campaign, customer and company goals
  • Understand and incorporate market data, brand strategy, and target audience research into content strategies and workshops
  • Conduct hands-on content inventories and audits, content mapping, and gap analyses that translate qualitative and quantitative data into actionable insights and content recommendations
  • Lead and/or facilitate on-site discovery sessions and strategy/messaging workshops in partnership with internal and external teams to draw out customer content goals and offer informed, strategic solutions
  • Develop problem statements to inform concise, engaging content that adheres to brand and MLR guidelines for a wide range of channels, formats, and target audiences (including health care providers, sales representatives, and patients)
  • In partnership with content and wider team, develop frameworks and governance documentation for creating content based on market, audience, and performance insights
  • Support the development of “content as a service” at enterprise level.
  • Work with the creative and content team to develop and report on content and content strategy success metrics
  • In all capacities, work effectively and efficiently as part of a team, incorporate stakeholder feedback, and ensure deliverables are accurate, high quality, on time, and within budget

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communication, journalism, pharma, life sciences, or related fields
  • 8+ years as a content strategist (preferably in pharma; preferably in agency)
  • 3+ years copywriting (preferably around medical/scientific content)
  • Experience leading face-to-face strategy/content workshops with brand customers

Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluent English (both written and spoken)
  • Strategic and organizational thinking
  • Ability to think systematically, organize, and prioritize effectively in an occasionally fast-paced and pressurized agency environment
  • Detail focused with big-picture understanding
  • Thinking in terms of scalability and using data to inform decisions
  • Broad knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry; ability to work across therapy areas and communicate effectively to different audiences
  • Capacity to understand and translate scientific data and study results into a story with a human connection
  • Capable of working from primary-level scientific research, market research, brand strategy documentation, and/or pre-existing creative materials
  • Comfortable and confident engaging health care professionals, subject matter experts, and senior business leadership one-on-one and in workshop formats
  • Ability to command a room for presentations and workshops and to adapt quickly in order to offer out-of-the-box solutions to obstacles
  • Capable of digesting both positive and negative feedback and moving tactfully toward win-win outcomes
  • Capable of writing clear, engaging, and accurate copy for pharma
  • Skilled at adapting medical and scientific content for a variety of channels, formats, and target audiences toward commercial goals
  • Flexible and adaptable; capable of functioning and driving team progress under sometimes ambiguous circumstances

Desirable requirements:

  • Advanced degree in pharma, medical, or relevant scientific area ideal

You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

Novartis Ireland Ltd. has been certified as a Top Employer 2020 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

Head of Content EMEA – Fiserv 

Reporting to the VP of Marketing & Brand for the EMEA region, the Director of Content will lead in unifying Fiserv’s tone of voice across the EMEA region; both coaching the current marketing team and copywriters in best practices for content creation which adhere to Fiserv’s core values as well as collaborating with the internal communications team to ensure a consistent message that will be heard by our internal associates across EMEA. You will be responsible for developing content as well as the strategy including but not limited to narratives, content topics as well as timelines/delivery. You will also play a key part in story telling of Fiserv utilising various digital platforms for the production of content across the EMEA region.

Ideally, you will be a creative and innovative personality who thrives on utilising client and customer data to improve Fiserv’s content and produce stories across multiple digital channels that unify Fiserv’s message.

What You’ll Do

  • Long-term strategy development and delivery for Fiserv’s EMEA content team.
  • You will be constantly looking for new content experiences that will increase engagement for our clients and customers whilst implementing best practices and galvanising marketing team members across all areas of content creation.
  • Engage clients, customers and readers with informative, educational and entertaining copy.
  • Proofread text, edit text at various stages of the writing process and in response to requests and feedback from various stakeholders, and ensure high editorial standards are met.
  • Provide thought leadership content with the unique messaging around the role Fiserv and Fiserv’s clients play within the payments industry.
  • Hands-on approach to delivering results across, web, video, podcast, article write-ups, social and customer/client reference based content marketing.
  • Management of copywriters, marketing team and agencies from a content perspective.
  • Educational workshops to teach content “do’s and don’ts” to our Fiserv content team.
  • Build relationships with our commercial teams in order to partner with them and direct them with how strong quality content can help achieve their business goals.
  • Development of the marketing team as well as the agencies we use to ensure a consistent tone of voice is felt throughout our businesses.
  • Quality control of Fiserv written content.
  • Strategic leadership for our client accounts, ensuring the delivery of projects and proposal.
  • Driving organic growth opportunities and acting as scientific lead for proposals and pitches
  • Use reporting and analytics to track content effectiveness which will shape further development on content strategy for the future.

The Individual

  • You’re well versed in corporate and external communications ideally with a background in a digital company.
  • You have a flare for writing engaging and exciting content that compliments the company’s core values and tone of voice.
  • Demonstrable copy writing experience.
  • Demonstrated success with web based and multimedia content marketing
  • Proven success with engaging customers and clients with content via social media channels as well as a track record with creating large customer and client reference libraries
  • Experience with creating frameworks that can unify a team’s content
  • You’ll have previous experience with mentoring teams and agencies whilst maintaining a hands on approach to your role.
  • A strong understanding of social media channels from a corporate standpoint with an appreciation of digital trends and an understanding of digital strategies.
  • Previous experience of working in a matrix environment
  • An understanding of large scale corporates and how they operate.

Desirable

  • Experience within the payments sector, specifically in Merchant/Acquiring, POS or Card Payments.
  • Experience working for a fin-tech

Senior Consultant/Associate Director  – Turley Dublin

We are looking for someone with energy and passion to join Turley Strategic Communications – our growing team of political engagement and communications experts – to develop our service in Dublin alongside our expert planning team.

Dublin

It’s an exciting time to join our dynamic team, building on the success of recent community engagement and place-making projects, such as our work with Dublin City Council, in respect of the Liberties Creative Campus (find out more at http://www.artistworkspaces.ie).

We are looking for a Strategic Communications specialist at Senior Consultant/Associate Director level to deliver community, political and press engagement.

Our digital offer plays an increasing part in delivering effective communication and engagement strategies. With strong digital skills you will build support and consensus for major development projects through social media and online campaigns, and also be experienced in delivery of both face-to-face and online virtual political, stakeholder and community engagement activity.

At Turley we believe in ‘Good Growth’ – and to build growth across all sectors of development you must involve people.  You will contribute to, and lead on, the development of strategies for major and complex public and private sector projects with the aims of minimising planning risk for our clients, generating public support, shaping attitudes or delivering people-centred developments and masterplans. Experience in social value assessment or digital consultation is desirable.

We are looking for someone with private or public sector experience, confident in progressing major property development and regeneration projects, as well as experience in engaging with clients, consultants and other stakeholders within the Irish development market. If you have a track record of engaging professionally with people on complex and controversial issues and a passion for local politics and property development, we want to hear from you.

Turley is an employee-owned business and is one of the largest planning and development consultancies in the UK and Ireland. We act for a range of clients, including businesses, developers, and public and private sector organisations. We have a range of complementary services, including economics, sustainability, design, heritage and strategic communications, which provide a comprehensive place-shaping offer for our clients.

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package including flexible working allowance, employee-ownership dividend and performance-related bonus.Turley operates a blended flexible working model, allowing co-owners choice, freedom and flexibility as to where, when and how they work, balancing personal, team and client requirements.  We are happy to talk about flexible working options in more detail during the recruitment process.

If you think that Turley could be the right move for you, please apply in confidence by following the Apply Now link below or email careers@turley.co.uk, providing your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary.

No agency interest please.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the EU by the start of their employment.

Inland Fisheries Ireland are looking to recruit a Communications Manager.

Company Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI)
Location Lake Drive, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24
Apply by 4 February 2021
Position / Title Communications Manager
Department Communication
Reporting to Head of Business Development
Direct Reports 1
Contract Type Permanent
How To Apply Apply via link on our careers site https://inlandfisheriesireland.recruitee.com/o/communications-manager-dublin

The deadline for applications is 5pm Thursday 4th Feb, 2021

Purpose

The Communications Manager will be responsible for delivering proactive and strategic communications through the execution of national and regional campaigns. As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will work across a portfolio of the organisation’s activities with duties incorporating public relations, digital communications and public affairs. The post holder will help establish good will and understanding between the organisation and its stakeholders. The Communications Manager will report to the Head of Business Development and will be based at our offices in Citywest, Dublin 24.

The Job

This position offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced communications professional to manage strategic national and regional campaigns in the public sector. Working with the Communications Assistant, the Communications Manager will have responsibility for:

  • Strategic Planning and Reporting
  • Public Relations
  • Digital Communications
  • Event Management
  • Public Affairs
  • Branding
  • Advertising
  • Internal Communications

Responsibilities of the Post

Responsibilities of the Post

Strategic Communications Planning and Reporting

  • Develop communications strategies, plans and policies.
  • Maintain stakeholder mapping for projects.
  • Compile evaluations and make evidence-based recommendations for future campaigns and projects

Public Relations

  • Provide an efficient and effective press office function for national and regional media.
  • Generate media coverage by identifying suitable content and utilising traditional and online media channels.
  • Manage creative concepts and logistics for national photocalls.
  • Co-ordinate media briefings and stakeholder events.
  • Compile content suitable for all communication platforms, including Ministerial briefing documents and speech notes.
  • Recommend strategies and prepare materials for issues/crisis management scenarios.
  • Liaise with communications contractors on various projects

Digital Communications

  • Produce and publish content on the organisation’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn) and blog.
  • Co-ordinate content for campaign webpages on corporate website.
  • Update media section of corporate website.
  • E-marketing activities.
  • Generate audio and video content for all online channels.

Event Management

  • Co-ordinate and manage all logistical aspects of stakeholder and media events.

Public Affairs

  • Prepare briefing materials for public representatives and Ministers.
  • Support the Public Affairs activities of the organisation.

Branding

  • Act as a brand guardian across all communications collateral.
  • Provide recommendations and support to staff and suppliers around branding queries, ensuring consistency across all forms of communications.

Advertising

  • Work with media buying agency and manage design process for advertisements.

Internal Communications

  • Support the HR Department in the delivery of timely and effective internal communications processes.
  • Co-ordinate employee communications through a range of channels to ensure ease of access, clarity and consistency

Other Duties

  • Perform other duties as allocated by the Head of Business Development and his/her nominee.
  • Managing budgets for the department
  • Staff management

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

Essential Experience / Qualifications

  • Honours Degree and/or Masters/Post Graduate Diploma in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or related discipline.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in communications, PR or journalism with successful track record relevant to the post.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement communications strategies across multiple projects with tight deadlines.
  • Experience of working across all communication channels, both traditional and digital.

Desirable Experience / Qualifications

  • Relevant experience within/or with State Government.
  • Experience of management of confidential information.
  • Membership of PRII.

Skills & Attributes

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional English writing and editing skills.
  • Digital marketing skills.
  • Proactive, self-starter with the necessary agility and initiative to deliver excellent communications.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise against tight deadlines.
  • Team player with ability to work with diverse range of internal & external stakeholders.
  • Commitment and self-motivation.

Desirable Skills & Attributes

  • Video and audio production skills

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Irish media landscape, both on and offline.
  • Experience in delivering accessible communication materials and communicating in Plain English.
  • Knowledge of GDPR requirements.

Applicants must have a full, clean driving licence valid in the state and be prepared to drive nationally for events and meetings as required.

Remuneration and benefits

SALARY

Higher Executive Officer grade (01.10.2020):

€62,248, €66,754, €69,047, €70,510, €72,994, €75,480, €77,968, €79,395, €81906(LSI1), €84415(LSI2)

Candidates should note that salary will not be subject to negotiation and the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. New entrants to the public sector will start on point 1 subject to Haddington Road Agreement and subsequent Government Agreements.

TENURE

This appointment with be on a permanent contract basis

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Thursday 4th February 2021

Please note that applicants will be short listed for interview on the basis of information supplied in their cover letter and CV.
Canvasing Will Disqualify
Inland Fisheries Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Communications Officer (Maternity Leave) – EduCampus

EduCampus are looking to appoint a Communications Officer for a six-month period to provide maternity leave cover. The position will involve the co-ordination of client engagement activities as well as deploying the communications plan for the company. This role will report directly to the Procurement & Contracts Manager.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in a communications or customer engagement role. They must have the ability to engage with clients, suppliers and other key stakeholders to build positive relationships at all levels.

Company EduCampus
Location The successful candidate will be based at EduCampus’s office, 5 Exchange Place, IFSC, Dublin 1
Position / Title Communications Officer
Department Admin & Communications
Reporting to Procurement & Contracts Manager
Direct Reports N/A
Contract Type Maternity Leave 6-Month Contract
How To Apply Interested applicants should send their CV with cover letter and include your salary expectations to careers@educampus.ie.

EduCampus are looking to appoint a Communications Officer for a six-month period to provide maternity leave cover. The position will involve the co-ordination of client engagement activities as well as deploying the communications plan for the company. This role will report directly to the Procurement & Contracts Manager.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in a communications or customer engagement role. They must have the ability to engage with clients, suppliers and other key stakeholders to build positive relationships at all levels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will undertake the following:

  • Organise and manage the programme of client service review meetings with client representatives;
  • Support Senior Management with the collation of the Annual Report 2020;
  • Work with senior management to establish and roll out communications strategy which will ensure key messages are communicated clearly and consistently across both internal and external client base;
  • Support internal communications, through developing and distributing regular internal e-newsletters including writing content and sourcing images and other activities as required;
  • Prepare presentations on aspects of EduCampus’ services to both current and prospective clients;
  • Prepare and issue external communications to clients through channels such as email newsletters, website and social media updates;
  • Proactively plan & manage the content of the website, update the news and events sections;
  • Research media stories, develop press releases, draft press materials and liaise with relevant stakeholders;
  • Research, maintain and update media lists and stakeholder contacts;
  • Assist with coordinating key events, for the purpose of ensuring these activities are well planned and operate smoothly;
  • Provide cover for the administration team including duties such as reception, answering the phone, and facilitating meetings during periods of planned / unplanned absence;
  • Any other duties within the general requirement of the role which may be required from time to time.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Required Experience, Skills & Aptitudes:

Essential:

  • A proven ability to build relationships with key stakeholders in a similar role;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience in the use of social media platforms;
  • Flexibility to respond to changing situations that require priority responses;
  • Trustworthy, open and transparent, with a high degree of personal integrity;
  • A high level of motivation and enthusiasm for the job and a can-do attitude;
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality;
  • Ability to represent EduCampus Services in a professional manner at all times;
  • Strong presentation skills to management level;
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-moving, and dynamic environment;
  • An organised approach to work and an ability to prioritise effectively in a busy and changing environment.

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Educated to Leaving Certificate level or equivalent with relevant experience.

Other Relevant Information:

  • Experience of large-scale management information systems;
  • A degree or equivalent academic or professional 3rd level qualification in the field of Communications, Media or Public Relations;
  • Experience of the public procurement processes, preferably in the Higher Education or Research sector;
  • Understanding of the education sector and ICT environment;
  • Excited to go above and beyond for customers.

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