Irish PR Jobs

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Sustainability & Responsibility Manager – Irish Distillers

Irish Distillers are reshaping the Communications & Corporate Affairs Team at Irish Distillers and are seeking to appoint a Sustainability & Responsibility Manager to reflect the growing strategic importance of this area to Irish Distillers. Based in our Head Office in Ballsbridge, Dublin and reporting to the Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs, our Sustainability Manager will drive and manage the implementation of Irish Distillers’ Sustainability & Responsibility (S&R) Strategy – Good Times from a Good Place. Through internal collaboration, insights gathering, reporting and external engagement, you will be integral to our sustainability agenda across the business and front and centre of our future success.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for sustainability, understand the subject matter, have excellent communications skills and be interested in shaping the role. In the past, the Sustainability & Responsibility Manager also managed other areas within the Corporate Affairs & Communications Team. Now, this role is a stand-alone role and while based in the Communications & Corporate Affairs Team, they will work closely with other key functions, in particular, with Production and Commercial.

What’s involved?

S&R Strategy:

  • Drive and manage the implementation of Irish Distillers Sustainability & Responsibility (S&R) Strategy – Good Times from a Good Place
  • Collaborate with all functions in Irish Distillers to support and develop sustainable solutions across the areas of the four pillars of our S&R Strategy – Good Times from a Good Place: Nurturing People; Valuing People; Circular Making; Responsible Hosting
  • Using insights, provide analysis, trend reports and recommendations to support the business in being a leading sustainable and responsible business
  • Manage corporate sponsorships, charitable giving and relevant strategic partnerships aligned to our business strategy
  • Coordinate yearly S+R action plans for the business for submission to HQ. Work with production and other functions to project manage the delivery of the action plan 

S&R Communications

  • Work with our Internal Communications manager to plan and activate a calendar of activity and events across all sites with the aim of bringing to life our S&R strategy and increasing the understanding of and participation in the S&R roadmap
  • Work with relevant colleagues in the Communications & Corporate Affairs function and Brand Teams to develop and deliver S&R external communications campaigns
  • Ensure the S&R related key messages and spokesperson’s toolkit / one-pagers are up to date and the content shared with relevant stakeholders when required
  • Implement S&R training programmes for the business

S&R Reporting

  • Working with colleagues in production, manage Origin Green sustainability programme and reporting cycle for the company
  • Measure our Sustainability and Responsibility performance and report progress to the relevant stakeholders in Irish Distillers and Pernod Ricard 

Budget Management

  • Manage the S&R budget and reporting to ensure delivery of value and efficiency within time and budgetary constraints. 

What we are looking for?

  • Educated to degree level (Honours), ideally in Sustainability, Communications, Marketing or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 7 years+ sustainability, communications or marketing, achieved in a high performing environment with proven ability to develop strong relationships and influence senior stakeholders
  • A track record of best in class development and execution of sustainability strategic planning and execution
  • Demonstrate passion about sustainability
  • Ability to work across multiple stakeholder groups, from senior leadership through to stakeholders in various functions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills , results orientated and creative problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills to include strong presentation and copy writing skill
  • Ability to balance driving strategy with tactical delivery
  • Strong analytical ability to interrogate data, information and research to inform planning and decision making
  • Strong budget management and networking skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise tasks and attention to detail 
  • Digitally savvy

Apply online here.

Public Policy Manager (Contract) – Facebook

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented professional to join our Public Policy team based in our Global Headquarters in Dublin..

The successful candidate will combine a passion for technology’s potential to create opportunity with knowledge of the Irish political systems and digital economy development. Reporting to the Head of Public Policy in Ireland, the successful candidate will join a team dealing with some of the most interesting public policy challenges of our times including content regulation, misinformation, electoral integrity, privacy, safety and security, freedom of expression, and the impact of technology on socio-economic development.

Candidates should have expertise in managing high-impact projects and engaging with policy-makers, experience working on platform policy issues, and strong knowledge of digital economy policy issues. They should also have excellent writing and analytical skills and share our vision of bringing the world closer together.

This role is a 6 month contract and will be based in Dublin.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Facebook’s public policy activities
  • Engage with the Irish stakeholders
  • Support outreach to policymakers, SMBs, non‐profit organizations, and other entities.
  • Represent Facebook in meetings with key stakeholders
  • Communicate Facebook’s positions in public presentations
  • Monitor, and analyze Irish digital policy and how it interacts with EU policy
  • Assist in organizing events including trainings and educational outreach about our platforms
  • Develop policy strategy 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Previous work in politics, public bodies or non-profit organization
  • Demonstrated interest in the intersection of politics, public policy, and technology
  • Demonstrated experience managing government relations and advocacy work
  • Demonstrated advocacy experience and skills
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and independently
  • Experience in online communication platforms a plus

Head of EU Seller Communications – Square

Square builds common business tools in unconventional ways so more people can start, run, and grow their businesses. When Square started, it was difficult and expensive (or just plain impossible) for some businesses to take credit cards. Square made credit card payments possible for all by turning a mobile phone into a credit card reader. Since then Square has been building an entire business toolkit of both hardware and software products including Square Capital, Square Terminal, Square Payroll, and more. We’re working to find new and better ways to help businesses succeed on their own terms—and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Square.

Job Description

Square’s Seller Communications team shares with the world how Square empowers entrepreneurs, business owners, and corporations with powerful and elegant tools to help them start, run, grow, and adapt their businesses. As part of Square’s growing investment in global markets, we’re looking for a Communications Lead to run communications in the EU for our Seller business. A core part of our global Seller Communications team, you will report to the Global Head of Seller Communications based in California. This position is based in our Dublin, Ireland office.

As Seller Communications Lead, you will oversee communications strategies as Square brings its ecosystem of products and services — including payments technology, hardware, point of sale software, small business loans, eCommerce tools, and more — to businesses across Europe.

You Will

  • Manage communications strategies to build Square brand awareness across Europe.
  • Build communications initiatives that build awareness of our products, showcase our customers, and highlight our technology.
  • Lead communications for new hardware, software, commerce, and banking product launches in Europe..
  • Develop reporter relationships across international, local, business, tech, and vertical publications.
  • Handle media briefings, spokespeople training, and prepare European Square sellers for media opportunities.
  • Create written materials, including press releases, data reports, briefing documents, communications plans and FAQs, blog posts, and other collateral.
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders, including Product teams, Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Policy, Content & Digital, and Legal.
  • Advocate for Square and develop narratives to resonate with diverse audiences.
  • Be the on-the-record spokesperson and collaborate on rapid response issues.

You Have

Qualifications

  • Relevant leadership experience at either a PR agency, media organisation, or an in-house communications team.
  • Led communications initiatives or managed PR agencies across several European countries.
  • Experience leading a team and managing a variety of communications scenarios, especially product launches, campaigns, and new market launches.
  • Experience building a global communications strategy that uses company announcements, key spokespeople, and storytelling to create coverage and advance company narratives.
  • Media relations skills and examples of creating coverage and managing reactive issues with key national and international publications.
  • Affinity for building partnerships with key company partners, including senior leadership.
  • Business level fluency in (an) additional European language(s)
  • An appreciation of the Oxford comma.

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)squareup.com. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Perks

At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Account Manager – Public Policy Dublin – Instinctif 

We are a leading government relations and public and corporate affairs consultancy in Ireland. Working with local and international companies, our role is to identify the trends, direction, and likely outcomes of various legislative and political initiatives and to act on these initiatives in collaboration with our clients.

Working across a range of sectors and using our extensive knowledge of decision-making procedures, we deliver a comprehensive service that includes policy analysis, engagement, strategic information services, advice, public relations, coalition building and profile-raising activities.

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and career driven Account Manager to support our exciting public affairs and public relations work in Ireland. This position is perfect for someone who is interested in building a career in public relations and public affairs in a growing consultancy working across a wide range of sectors.


Job Requirements:
• 3rd level degree, preferably in journalism, law, political communications, or public relations.
• At least 3 years’ experience in a PA / PR consultancy or in-house environment is essential.
• Strong knowledge of the Irish media and political landscape, including a general interest in current affairs and the legislative system.
• Excellent copywriting, editing and proofreading skills including experience in developing policy documents, position papers, communications strategies, and press materials.
• In-depth understanding and experience of digital communications and social media.
• Proven ability of to work across multiple, diverse sectors, including prioritisation of your workload and meeting tight turn-around times when required.
• Experience working on PR and media relations campaigns, including an ability to ‘pitch a story’ and communicate effectively with traditional and online media.
• Proven ability to work well as part of a small team but also to use own initiative and creativity.
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Develop, manage, and execute overall public affairs and public relations programmes for clients.
• Lead the drafting of consultation responses, position papers, amendments, press releases, speeches, announcements, reports, and presentation materials, etc. sometimes under a tight timeframe.
• Build proactive and positive relationships with and on behalf of clients.
• Identify and set-up opportunities for engagement with policy makers on behalf of clients.
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with journalists to maximise client exposure opportunities.
• Initiate and manage creative digital and social media content strategies, including advising, monitoring, and reporting on the same.
• Provide support to drive new and existing business and manage pitch process.
• Conduct new business research and be able to leverage your knowledge to present insightful analysis.
• Work closely with colleagues across global offices on new business opportunities and on current clients.

Please send your CV and cover letter to David O’Donnell (david.odonnell@instinctif.com) with the subject line ‘Account Manager’ by Friday, 11th June 2021.

In your cover letter please outline why you feel you are a good fit for Instinctif Partners and details of your three years’ experience working in public affairs or public relations.

Director of Public Affairs – Drury Communications

Drury is seeking to hire a Director of Public Affairs to add to its public affairs team. The ideal candidate will have experience in delivering Public Affairs strategies, a working knowledge of the Oireachtas and excellent leadership skills. The successful candidate will play an active role in driving and shaping Drury’s Public Affairs offering. 

With over thirty years experience in the Irish market advising many of Ireland’s leading organisations across all sectors of the economy, the team at Drury is immensely proud of its reputation in the market. We are known as effective advisors that offer honest counsel and consistently deliver impactful results and we are looking forward to welcoming new talent to our team.

Role & Responsibilities: 

  • As a trusted advisor, provide strategic counsel to both clients and staff.
  • Identify business challenges and opportunities and provide Public Affairs strategy and advice as necessary.
  • Day-to-day management of public affairs activity on behalf of Drury Communications’ client base.
  • The co-ordination of Drury Communications’ existing public affairs resources and particularly the use of the time of senior executives and directors.
  • The further development as appropriate of the company’s resources to support public affairs work.
  • Advising on the political process in Ireland – ideally across local, national and Euro agendas.
  • Analysing and interpreting legislative proposals.
  • The marketing of Drury Communications’ public affairs offering.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Ireland’s NGO community.
  • Experience of managing business resources.
  • Experience of working in a team environment and specifically in conjunction with other skill sets.
  • Experience and ability to mix with and advise business and commercial interests.
  • An understanding of the workings of the media would be an advantage but not essential.

If you would like to explore this job opportunity further please do not hesitate to contact us at frontdesk@drury.ie for further information. All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 11th June 2021.

Fashion Communications Officer – Penneys

To communicate and strengthen our growing fashion message ensuring alignment of our brand as part of a close-knit global PR function

Responsible for dealing daily with key fashion and consumer press and influencers, being instrumental in ensuring maximum relevant coverage is achieved for the brand

To work collaboratively to amplify brand opportunities and positive customer engagement through social and multi-channel platform

To lead the local team in Fashion Comms strategy execution

Location: Dublin – working on international markets

Duration: Permanent

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the senior PR management team in the development and execution of the global brand PR strategy on a local level
  • Be the day-to-day press contact for press and influencers in assigned markets
  • Overseeing the execution of the Primark Collective in assigned markets
  • Manage PR and influencer agencies in assigned markets
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with all relevant external and internal stakeholders
  • Monitoring media on a day to day basis and oversee PR brand reports with the junior PR team, as required
  • With cultural insight, drive interest and passion for the brand through the development of bespoke innovative communications initiatives that drive consumer engagement for both product and the brand
  • Work closely with the global PR, creative and digital teams and communities, ensuring brand campaigns are executed and maximised in a 360-degree manner
  • Support the senior Fashion Communications management team on global projects
  • Work with and develop the PR skills of the junior PR team, ensuring the smooth running of the press office and showroom
  • Complete management of relevant local PR projects and events, including; strategic planning, budget management and execution, e.g. events and photo shoots
  • Local execution of product collaborations, as required – celebrity/influencer, etc

Key Interactions and engagement as part of role:

  • Reporting into Fashion Communication Manager – Ireland
  • Manage local team in day to day activities
  • Collaborate with the wider fashion comms team across UK, Ireland and Spain

Essential knowledge, education, skills and experience:

  • Fashion PR experience in fashion / retailing
  • In depth knowledge of local press and influencer landscape with excellent contacts and reputation
  • Understanding of influencer analytics and talent cost scales
  • Experience in managing influencer product collaborations

Personal Attributes:

  • Highly organised, detail-oriented, possessing the ability to effectively prioritise projects and deliverables whilst meeting deadlines set by management
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule for self and team and work within agreed timescales
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to analyse and interrogate high volumes of data as well as demonstrating an ability to focus on higher level overview
  • Proven ability in managing sensitive matters whilst ensuring all Primark information remains confidential to the business
  • Be a collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal/communication skills, while demonstrating high levels of emotional intelligence and possess the ability to push back with professionalism. Proven ability in developing effective working relationships across all levels of the organisation
  • Operates with a high level of integrity, diplomacy, tact and professionalism
  • Effective and persuasive presentation skills, including the ability to present complex information in an understandable manner to all areas of the business.
  • Ability to lead, influence and coach others
  • Sound judgement, unquestionable ethics and integrity with high degree of transparency and trust

PR, Culture and Entertainment Manager – Guinness Storehouse

The Guinness Storehouse (GSH) is Ireland’s leading visitor attraction welcoming millions of visitors every year. Since opening in 2000, the GSH has continually evolved as an attraction with seven floors of immersive and sensorial visitor experience including our flagship retail store, bars, restaurants, the Guinness Archive and meeting/event spaces.

 

We pride ourselves on our welcome, with the warmth and friendliness the Irish are famous for. We recently opened our second Gravity Bar which offers 360-degree panoramic views of Dublin city and over the past twenty years we have invested over €50m into the physical experience to cement our position as one of the leading attractions in the world. In addition to the Guinness Storehouse, we also have the Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Roe & Co Distillery on the same campus. The portfolio is referred to as Irish Brand Homes (IBH).

If you have a genuine passion for our craft, our character and consumer experiences, then help us continue the story and build a great career in the process.

Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.

About the Role

This role presents a unique opportunity for someone with a real passion and flair for PR and embedding brands in culture to work on Ireland’s number one visitor experience, the Guinness Storehouse, as well as the exciting Roe & Co Distillery and the innovative experimental brewery Guinness Open Gate Brewery. You will deliver market-leading culture plans for Diageo Brand Homes, integrating best in class thinking and strategy through PR, experiences, partnerships and outstanding storytelling which will insert our brands in the right space into culture.

You will lead the agenda in setting the strategies that position our brands in culture in a way that builds the brand and delivers on business objectives. This will require working collaboratively with internal stakeholders including the brand’s marketing team, consumer planners and design lead, as well as external partners such as Tourism Ireland, Failte and others.

You will manage campaigns of the highest of standards with a finger on the pulse of consumer trends, reflecting our brand and generating heightened brand advocacy and talkability with core domestic and international audiences. In order to achieve this, you will work with partner agencies to identify cultural opportunity spaces, shape cultural narratives, joined up with brilliant media plans to insert our brands into culture and position them as local icons.

Another key objective of the role is to lead the agenda in setting the right partnerships (brands, agencies, media, influencers, events, etc) to build a cross-channel ecosystem around our brands, creating connections with consumers at scale. You will seek out opportunities to spotlight the Brand Homes through diverse and a large range of partnerships.

The role will also require you to lead domestic PR for the Brand Homes and ensure that any crisis management is dealt with to the highest standard. This will involve working with PR agencies, working at speed and ensuring that you are advising on any reputational risks.

About You

This position is perfect for someone who can create and execute breakthrough plans and results by building brands in culture. You will have a creative and innovative mindset with experience in campaign management and a strong understanding of consumer behaviour and culture to drive visitor numbers and commercial wins for our Brand Homes.

You will have the ability to manage detailed projects from beginning to end brilliantly, with a strong sense of urgency to deliver outstanding business results, and an ability to recognise course correction requirements. Along with this you will use your strong understanding of the media landscape in Ireland, with expansive PR experience including crisis communications.

You will hold the ability to build strong working relationships and be a confident communicator as you will be required to work collaboratively with a number of stakeholders. You will be a team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment and have a strong understanding of the agency landscape, and experience in managing agency partners.

This PR, Culture and Entertainment Manager really is the dream position for someone who is a culture leader internally and externally, inspiring the wider Irish Brand Home team in building culture capability and fluency with a strong personal accountability for great performance and high standards

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to our purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for our Brand Homes to realise its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which Diageo operates and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.

Fundraising and Marketing Officer – Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann (ONE)

Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann (ONE), also known as the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel (ONE) is recruiting a Fundraising and Marketing Officer.

Established in 1951 to provide support to former veterans of the Irish Defence Forces, it currently has a membership of more than 1,000 former service personnel across 37 branches.

ONE supports the needs of Irish veterans by the provision of accommodation to homeless and other veterans in need of such domestic accommodation in its Veterans’ Homes and the provision of other assistance to veterans through its nationwide network of Branches and Veterans’ Support Centres. See further detail on our website at one-veterans.org

The Head Office is located at Brú na Bhfiann, in Smithfield Market, North King Street, Dublin 7.

See more details below.

Who You Are:

  • You have exceptional research and planning skills
  • You have a genuine interest in veterans, veteran affairs and/or the Defence Forces 
  • You have a flair for writing creative social and marketing content
  • You are flexible and proactive with a proven ability to multitask
  • You are solution focused and able to plan in advance
  • You are organised and have strong attention to detail
  • You have experience in campaign management
  • You can multitask and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • You are friendly and have exceptional interpersonal skills
  • You thrive when challenged and can work independently

What you must have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a fundraising and/or marketing role.
  • A third level degree OR relevant communications or marketing qualification/diploma
  • Exceptional creative writing skills
  • Campaign management skills

Could this be you? If so, please send your CV and cover letter to ollieoc@oneconnect.ie or apply here.

Marketing & Communications Lead – Grow Remote

At Grow Remote we’re driven by the vision of a world where employment is both visible and accessible to everyone everywhere. We are a social enterprise who believe in the transformative power that remote working can have for every community in Ireland. We’re grounded in our values. We empower others. We champion others. We assume good intent. We have a bias for action. We believe that local impact is the most powerful tool for national change, and we can make that happen. 

Grow Remote is a fast-growing and innovative organisation which sits at the intersection of multiple sectors and disciplines such as community development, the startup world, the tech industry, the social enterprise sector, further education and training and Ireland’s labour market. Only six months from recruiting our first team member we are now looking for a remarkable person to join our team as employee no. 7: a Marketing Communications Lead. 

The Marketing & Communications Lead will be an integral member of our team as Grow Remote continues to grow and to work towards our mission of driving fundamental change throughout Ireland. They will be responsible for expanding our Marketing and Communications function, helping to build, execute and report on our marketing and communications strategy and plan in support of our key business objectives.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Co-founder and/or the General Manager, the Marketing Communications Lead will carry significant responsibility for marketing and branding and will coordinate and implement our marketing communications activities across all channels – media relations, social media, website, events, and others. The Marketing and Communications Lead will play a critical role as we drive the Grow Remote brand to the next stage of development. 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

  • Contribute to and drive forward the Grow Remote marketing and communications strategy
  • Develop and implement marketing and communications plans that will have maximum impact in supporting the aims and objectives of Grow Remote.
  • In collaboration with our team leads and other stakeholders, implement communications plans for all of our areas of work – including events, PR activities, social media, and production of branded collateral
  • Work closely with our Team to capture and spread the amazing stories of our Communities, Remote Workers and the impact of Grow Remote as an organisation
  • Manage the Grow Remote website(s)
  • Create and deliver compelling content for our social media channels, website and print media
  • Grow and expand our social media presence into new platforms and/or increase our presence on existing platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.  
  • Create regular targeted and impactful social media and email campaigns for all audiences
  • Analyse and report programme performance, including social media data analysis, and provide reports and recommendations for improvement
  • Ensure brand consistency in all external communications across the organisation 
  • Manage relationships with all suppliers including PR and event agencies
  • Other duties as assigned. 

About you:

  • You are a self-starter who is highly motivated and able to work on your own initiative.
  • You have a start-up mindset and enjoy being part of a fast-paced, innovative, and growing organisation with a ruthless ability to meet deadlines. 
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • You are highly organised; you can manage and prioritise a varied workload and you have excellent attention to detail.
  • You act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • You are willing to do the big and small things with equal conviction: you’ll be expected to work strategically but not be afraid to work on the ground.
  • You enjoy finding simple solutions to problems.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • At least three years experience in a marketing or communications role or similar 
  • Content creation experience including proven experience driving leads and traffic for new business through digital marketing activities 
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices  
  • Extensive knowledge of digital marketing tools and publishing platforms such as Photoshop, WordPress, Canva or others
  • Experience in event management
  • Demonstrated communication and organisational skills, including the ability to work to deadlines
  • Proven ability to pick up a project and run with it – be a self-starter
  • Experience in building relationships in a marketing or communications environment, including skills in relationship management
  • Experience of working to objectives or targets
  • Consistent excellence in verbal & written communications in English – the ability to write effectively and persuasively is a must
  • Demonstrable digital marketing skills and experience
  • A relevant third level qualification at Bachelor’s level
  • Flexible, warm & friendly personality who can work well in a team environment
  • A commitment to excellence and close attention to detail
  • A commitment to Grow Remote’s vision and values
  • Curiosity
  • Ability to demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and ethical fibre

Practicals:

Report to: Co-founder and/or the General Manager

Equipment: We will supply you will the tools you need to do your job well (Laptop, screen, peripherals)

Benefits: 

  • Salary – €35,000, 1 year full-time contract, with a view to extending this once funding is secured
  • Income protection and a 5 % employer pension contribution (post probation)
  • Flexible working hours
  • The chance to fundamentally change Ireland 

Location: Anywhere in the Republic of Ireland – fully remote

Deadline for applications is 5 pm on the 4th of June 2021

Interviews will take place during the week of the 21st of June 2021

Please apply with a cover letter and CV through this link.

At WHOOP, we’re on a mission to unlock human performance. WHOOP, an upcoming leader in the wearable tech space, empowers its members to perform at a higher level through a deeper understanding of their bodies and daily lives.  

We’re currently seeking a Brand and Communications Manager to further our growth and expansion across our International business. As the International Brand and Communications Manager, you will work alongside the International Marketing Director and Global Social/PR/Paid Media teams to develop and execute region-centric strategies throughout International markets to aggressively grow revenue, and establish WHOOP as the undisputed leader in human performance. Reporting to the International Marketing Director, you’ll own the brand narrative across International markets to engage new members and retain existing ones. The ideal candidate will have a track record of securing earned media through creative, strategic thinking, developing online communities through engaging social campaigns and running impactful paid media campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITES:

    • Develop regional cross-channel communications strategies to build the WHOOP brand across International markets
    • Build and execute public relations and media campaigns to support key business initiatives including accessory and product launches, brand partnerships, research and technology innovations, and member storytelling
    • Manage external PR agencies in multiple International territories
    • Drive effective mid-upper funnel investments to drive brand awareness and consideration within key sporting verticals
    • Ideate and execute unique, engaging social media activations to develop innovative custom content tailored to each channel/community/territory
    • Collaborate with our Boston HQ based Social team to bring International partnerships and initiatives to life through our global social platforms.
    • Measure and report on the impact of all communications efforts and quantify the success of announcements, partnerships, and campaigns

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 5+ years relevant experience in brand/communications role
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and detail-oriented
    • Proven ability to manage media relationships at the national level and secure feature stories
    • Great interpersonal skills with experience interacting effectively with all levels of management, athletes and influencers, research and business partners, and key external stakeholders
    • Experience in running efficient & effective mid-upper funnel paid media campaigns
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to thrive in a collaborative environment and also see a project through independently
    • Deep understanding of current social, content, and influencer platforms and marketing practices and activations within the industry
    • Passion for fitness and wellness space with an interest in sports, health, and technology
    • Experience managing international comms a plus
WHOOP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-verify to determine employment eligibility.

Regional Communications Director, Europe – Strava 

Strava is the world’s largest athletic community and the social platform at the center of connected fitness. With 76 million athletes on Strava and 2 million more joining every month, we’re growing fast. The regional communications director reports to the V.P. of communications and will play a pivotal role in leading our communications team in Europe. You’ll manage press agency partners in key European geographies, grow the team as needed and will be a talented and enthusiastic strategist, leader and doer.

We’re passionate about you because you will:

  • Develop and execute a regional communications strategy for existing and future key markets in Europe including UK, FR, ES, DE, NL, BE to drive brand awareness, app installs and key business objectives.
  • Contribute to our global communications strategy and enhance our global ways of working.
  • Establish a culture of launch designed to increase product awareness and value
  • Elevate the impact of our press agency partners in key European geographies to maximize strategic alignment and earned media coverage in key outlets.
  • Work with our agency partners to cultivate and maintain deep relationships with business, tech and national press, key industry opinion leaders and external stakeholders at the country and regional level.
  • Help lead Strava’s commitment to becoming an antiracist company and supporting and amplifying the stories of BIPOC and under-represented athletes in our community through our communication efforts.
  • Work with executives and teams across Strava including finance, legal, design, engineering, product marketing, brand marketing, people and product.
  • Collaborate with community marketing to develop a scalable approach to creating a network of third-party subject matter experts and spokespeople.
  • Compose, research and edit communications materials including press pitches, press releases, OpEds, talking points and speeches/presentations for executives.
  • Develop regional strategy for data storytelling, high-influence, owned thought leadership events and launches for product and brand moments.
  • Conceptualize, manage and execute large-scale data storytelling and research programs in collaboration with press agencies, data analysts and academic institutions.
  • Help build and develop the communications team as Strava grows through adding exceptional new agency partners and team members as needed!

We’re passionate about you because you have:

  • 10+ years of experience that includes some combination of public relations, journalism, agency, or in-house communications experience.
  • A proven track-record of implementing regional communication strategies for Europe (i.e. UK, FR, ES, DE, NL, BE, etc.) that drive key business objectives with strong narrative control.
  • Equal proficiency in English and Spanish or French.
  • Experience enabling agency partners to do their best work to help companies drive their core business objectives.
  • Existing media relationships with business, tech, national and product reporters, editors and outlets.
  • Crisis communications and crisis management experience.
  • On the record experience. (not just placing stories)
  • Strong people manager skills with experience leading small, agile, high-performing teams that scale.
  • Experience managing multiple complex projects with high attention to detail.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Poise, calm and excellent judgment in high-stakes, high-consequence situations.

Ideal Qualifications (We would like for you have but not required)

  • Experience building and scaling local communications teams in new markets.

Required Cover Letter and Materials (candidates will not be considered without a cover letter)

  • In your cover letter, we would love to see:
  • What specifically interests you about this opportunity and why are you the best candidate to do it?
  • Links to stories you personally / directly placed in national media outlets, inclusive of broadcast.
  • Clips/links for corporate comms and product feature stories you personally / directly placed in tech and business outlets.
  • Links to stories where you’ve been quoted on the record.
  • Samples of your very best writing—this can be a release, an OpEd, remarks you’ve prepared for an executive, talking points. Whatever will give us the best sense of your strengths as a written communicator.
  • Overview of languages in which you are fluent.

About Strava

Strava is Swedish for “strive,” which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We’re a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world’s athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes’ days even better. And just as we’re deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we’re dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We’re backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we’re expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community – we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.

In light of the global pandemic, Strava is currently working in a fully remote capacity. As always, we remain committed to fully supporting our employees, especially their mental health and wellbeing, through these challenging times. Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes’ lives — now more than ever. All to say, it’s a great time to join Strava!

Strava is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Strava, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 392 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Job Description Summary
You will play a key role in PayPal’s media relations, issues management and response efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You must be able to balance strategic thinking with tactical execution. PayPal’s Reputation Management team, an organisationally critical group at the forefront of protecting and enhancing the company’s reputation, is looking to hire an experienced communications professional to support the team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This region includes some of PayPal’s largest markets outside the United States.

Job Description
You will provide external communications support for a variety of customer and brand issues, including (but not limited to) customer service, privacy, information security, government relations, credit, HR, risk, regulatory and compliance matters.

You will also play a critical role in PayPal’s crisis communication management and response efforts and must be able to balance strategic thinking with tactical execution. We are looking for a hands-on, active professional who loves to manage issues, and engage with media and other influential third parties. You will also be capable of working effectively with colleagues of varying levels of seniority across many areas of the company – in Europe, the United States and around the world.

This role presents a unique opportunity for someone who has managed challenging, high profile reputational issues in fast paced environments.

Top Responsibilities

  • Together with the Director, Reputation Risk, EMEA, you will provide reputation management for PayPal’s business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
  • Build trusted relationships with key internal partners and influential third parties including media.
  • Work collaboratively across Corporate Affairs (notably Communications and Government Relations) to proactively identify and mitigate potential reputational risks to PayPal.
  • Engage with the team’s external PR agency and its regional Reputation leads for PayPal.
  • Lead reactive media strategy planning and response on a range of high-profile topics and issues as outlined above.
  • Work with reporters on media relations enquiries in EMEA to drive favourable outcomes. Your primary focus will be handling media enquiries from the UK and Ireland but you may be required to engage with journalists from other countries.
  • Develop talking points, FAQs and briefs to address critical topics and issues, and manage our messaging repository for EMEA.
  • Provide support, advice and training to teammates in EMEA and elsewhere including mentoring/coaching colleagues who are less experienced in issues management and crisis communications.
  • Assist with monthly metrics and evaluating new best practices.

Qualifications
And Experience

  • Min. 8 years of agency or in-house experience; relevant technology or financial sector industry experience a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Proven track record of serving as a spokesperson and driving proactive and reactive media relations strategy and execution.
  • Experience and willingness to pick up the phone and proactively/reactively work complex stories with top tier media in a range of situations – on the record, background, off the record, etc.
  • Knowledge of EMEA regulatory landscape. Ability to spot potential reputational issues, whether from external developments (such as proposed legislation and geo-political developments) or associated with the company’s own policies, products and services.
  • Ability to deliver results in high pressure situations. Must have a track record of developing media plans, messaging and related materials under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information and distil key points clearly, succinctly and quickly.
  • An excellent writer and communicator who is committed to simple, clear and creative ways of communicating.
  • Well versed in social media communications and monitoring, with proven record of using top platforms to analyse data and trends.
  • Must be able work independently and without direction as well as collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Ability to think creatively and desire to push past the status quo.

We’re a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 

Public Affairs Executive, Retail Ireland – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, is inviting applications for the position of Public Affairs Executive in Retail Ireland. Retail Ireland is the leading voice of Irish retailers and works to represent the sector’s interests to Government, media and all other stakeholders. Retail Ireland provides a full public affairs service, ensuring members are fully informed of all industry, legal and public policy developments at Irish and EU level.

This will be a specified purpose contract to provide cover for an employee who has been seconded to another area of the business to provide cover for a maternity leave absence. 

The closing date for applications is Friday, 21 May 2021. 

Role Purpose: 

The key purpose of this role is to be an active member of the Retail Ireland team ensuring the objectives of the Sector are met. 

Key Activities/Responsibilities: 

Member relations; communications and committee work

• Collaborate internally to ensure clear advice and guidance to members on managing their businesses within the regulatory environment

• Build and maintain relationships with member firms; develop strategies for ensuring member feedback and input

• Assist the Director of Retail Ireland in delivering on a communications and public affairs strategy

• Monitor the regulatory and legislative environment at national, EU and global level that impacts the retail sector

• Facilitate and support key Retail Ireland industry working groups and taskforces ensuring meetings are held regularly, appropriate minutes and papers are prepared and agreed actions are followed up 

• Gather, analyse and disseminate industry data and statistics on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis

• Lead on the development of Retail Ireland’s regular publications through from the generation of content to the delivery of the final copy to members, stakeholders and media

• Input to Eurocommerce lobbying on EU legislative proposals

Representation and Policy Development

• Support the Director in representing the industry, and effectively advocating member interests to stakeholders including government departments and agencies

• Engage with members and colleagues to develop policy positions on issues critical to the retail sector

• Represent Retail Ireland at domestic and EU level at various forums as assigned by the Director of Retail Ireland 

• Review and interpret draft legislation; consultation papers etc and provide appropriate comment

• Provide analysis and appropriate updates on sector related issues producing major reports where appropriate

• Research and analyse regulatory and public affairs developments relevant to the retail sector

• Contribute to Ibec publications on specific regulatory developments

Association profile and membership

• Manage projects and events as assigned by the Director of Retail Ireland

• Engage in media relations under the guidance of the Director of Retail Ireland and the Ibec Press Office including coordinating Retail Ireland’s social media activity

• Develop and organise workshops, training and/ or other events as required by members of Retail Ireland 

• Engage in full range of event management activities for major events

Financial Management and Income generation

• Collecting membership subscriptions

• Deliver on budget and financial targets

• Membership development and retention

Delivery of Ibec’s strategy

• Work collaboratively in delivering general account management

• Work collaboratively across the organisation on initiatives and projects

Other

• Driving various initiatives when required

• Support the maintenance of member databases

• Be an active member of the team

• Ensure the Retail Ireland website is updated

Carry out other duties as identified and agreed with the Director of Retail Ireland that are in keeping with the overall purpose of the position.

NOTE: This list is not exhaustive but serves to reflect the nature of the duties included in the role. Given the nature of the organisation and the need to respond to members’ needs on an ongoing basis, the role is subject to change over time. 

Person Specification: 

Qualifications, skills and experience

Qualifications

• A suitable third level degree, ideally in a relevant business/regulatory discipline. 

Knowledge

• A practical understanding of the retail industry and competitive issues it faces

• A strong understanding of the issues that shape legislative and regulatory policy 

• A practical understanding of business issues and their impact upon the retail sector

• A demonstrable interest in current affairs and public policy;

Experience

• A minimum of three years’ experience working in a similar position within a regulatory/legal/public affairs environment;

Competencies

• Ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders 

• Exceptional communication skills, written and oral;

• Ability to advocate industry perspectives and positions cogently and persuasively;

• The ability to manage interpersonal and member firm relationships effectively;

• Excellent IT skills. 

• Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

• Experience of working with committees/working groups and operating at a high level

• Potential to operate at a more senior level when required, including media interviews as appropriate, in the absence of the Director of Retail Ireland

Ibec is an equal opportunities employer

Thought Leadership Manager – CarTrawler

This is a high-impact role, with two key areas of focus:

  • To accelerate CarTrawler’s position as a thought leader by leading a proactive and planned Thought Leadership agenda. You will develop our leadership and extended leadership team’s thought leadership credentials and produce messaging and content to guide what and how we talk about CarTrawler with target audiences building CarTrawler’s brand as an innovative, data driven technology leader.
  • To lead CarTrawler’s PR & Comms strategy and its implementation to build brand awareness among target audiences, particularly in North America. The role requires data-driven research, interviews, and surveys to develop themes, messaging, and content – all of which will be brought to life across channels including press, events, conferences, webinars, and social media.

The ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter who is passionate about communication and is excited by producing content and driving a TL/comms agenda. A member of our Product & Brand Marketing team, you will work across the team to align and bring the strategy and brand to life.

Reporting to: Marketing Lead

Main Accountabilities And Key Tasks

Strategy, Planning & Trends

  • Build a planned, sustained multi-channel strategy for Thought Leadership (TL), PR & Comms, underpinned by a 12-month plan, to build brand awareness with our target audience.
  • Develop themes, messaging, and content based on CarTrawler’s Marketing strategy.
  • Collaborate to drive awareness of content messaging, talking points, and market trends.

Thought leadership

  • Create insightful, thought-provoking content – case studies, whitepapers, presentations, webinars, blogs, articles, social copy, infographics, etc.
  • Develop CarTrawler’s thought leadership profile and the profile of select members of the Leadership team and extended leadership team through industry interviews, keynote sessions, panel participation, etc.
  • Recognise and develop internal thought leaders in CarTrawler and collaborate on content.
  • Build relationships with journalists, editors, external thought leaders, and industry distribution channels to ensure CarTrawler has the best possible network and relationships to leverage.
  • Input TL themes and key messaging across all of CarTrawler’s conferences, roundtables & market insights roadshows.
  • Monitor, track, and report on the Thought Leadership activities of other key travel industry players.

PR/Comms

  • Conduct end-to-end brand building campaigns to include press releases, social media organic & sponsored posts. Create internal messaging documents for partner comms.
  • Define and execute a best-in-class partner launch strategy for new strategic partners to maximise market exposure to build CarTrawler’s brand value.
  • Source opportunities to distribute CarTrawler’s story via media interviews, content placement, sponsorship, award submission etc.
  • Coordinate the development of multimedia content (where appropriate) to accompany press releases and thought leadership content inc. video, imagery, podcasts etc.
  • Write & distribute press releases for new partner signings, product launches, company news and sponsored content.
  • Manage CarTrawler’s reactive PR process to ensure the best outcomes.

Critical Interfaces

  • Leadership Team for research and input into thought leadership themes and messaging, and to ensure the Leadership Team Communications strategy is agreed and executed effectively.
  • All functions – to recognise and develop thought leaders in CarTrawler; collaborate on content.
  • Business development & operations team to develop and execute the partner launch strategy. Also, to understand and develop thought leadership content with them to support in closing deals/renewing partners.
  • Partner Management & Trading – develop opportunities to showcase partner success stories.

Knowledge And Experience

  • Superior oral and written communication skills are a must, with a minimum 5 years’ experience in a Content, Thought leadership, or PR/Comms role.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Media, Journalism, Communications, PR, Marketing
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with media (journalists and editors) and event organisers and in successfully positioning subject matter to achieve national and/or industry specific recognition
  • Enjoys research, is self-driven, and results orientated.
  • Previous experience with senior stakeholder management.
  • Experience managing third-party agencies.
  • Excellent attention to detail: Reviewing, proofing, and optimizing outbound content.
  • Ability to manage diverse activities, meet deadlines, and flexibility to changing situations and priorities.
  • A background in technology PR/Writing and published work would be an advantage, with the ability to understand and communicate technical complexity in a straightforward manner.
  • Previous experience in the Travel industry is a plus.
  • Ability to produce video and aural content is a plus but not essential.

Hybrid Working Model

At CarTrawler we are committed to creating an environment that enables our people to do their best work in the location which suits them best. Whether you enjoy the social aspect of working in the office, prefer to avoid the commute and work from home, or would like the best of both worlds, our Hybrid Working Model is designed to create the best possible working experience for you.

We Will Also Provide You With a “work From Home Kit” To Help Get That Home Office Set Up, Including

At Cartrawler we have has the best technology to enable a truly world class remote working experience that drives collaboration and allows you to thrive in your role.

  • A Windows laptop, 2 monitors, docking station, mouse, keyboard & camera
  • A comfortable ergonomic office chair and scandi-style desk

Our Benefits

  • Flexible Working arrangements. We have a host of flexible options available
  • Premium VHI health insurance is provided for all team members
  • Up to 4% matched employer pension contribution to help you save for your future
  • Family life often takes over, as it should! For these instances we offer all eligible team members paid maternity, adoptive, paternity, parents and marriage leave
  • Life assurance & Income protection
  • Financial planning support
  • Mental Health@CarTrawler programme
  • Internal referral programme
  • Bike to Work
  • Travel Tax Saver

The Cool Stuff

  • Annual performance related bonus
  • 25 days annual leave
  • “Friday Unplugged” – Last Friday of every month we have a half day mental health break day.
  • We have a dedicated Talent Management and Development Framework “Thrive” which supports your professional and personal development, including unlimited premium access to;
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Technical trainings via Udemy
  • We also sponsor further education by providing financial support and study leave for specific programmes
  • To support your personal growth, we offer a series of benefits including access to coaching, online resilience workshops and team workshops
  • We have several employee cohorts across the business that you can become a part of or you will benefit from as they all play a key role in the super culture we have within CarTrawler;
  • Sports and Social club
  • CSR Committee
  • Thrivers
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Engagement Champion Network
  • Weekly Yoga classes and Meditation
  • Family & Friends Days, annual Summer & Christmas Party, Kids’ Christmas party and many more

Director of Communications – Canonical

Director of Communications. The person who will redefine the perception of open source in the enterprise.

Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu and a leader in open source solutions and services, is hiring a technologist, raconteur and writer to tell the next chapter of its growth story. This role carries global responsibility for Canonical communication activities across press, analyst, social media…

The ideal candidate:

We’re looking for a seasoned corporate communications professional to help grow Canonical brands and influence across the globe. In this role you’ll be crafting our narrative, shaping our responses to industry events and trends, providing strategic input to executives on a range of industry and public relations topics.

The Communications Team – AR, PR, social, content – report up to this role as well as agency management. The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial leader, who will work closely with senior leadership, product teams, customers and partners to orchestrate the growth in visibility of our brands and company. They will also demonstrate the ability to collaborate with engineering, HR and customer success to encourage and amplify developer and community advocacy.

Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to build thought leadership programs and achieve cohesion and consistency in messaging and tone of voice across channels. Candidates with extensive communications experience in the SAAS, cloud, system integration and IT services industries who have operated across verticals and regions will be well placed for this position.

Canonical is a distributed organisation and most executives are not office-based. The role reports to the VP of Marketing who is primarily in EMEA time zones. The business is global and exceptional candidates from all regions will be considered.

Canonical believes a diverse workforce enhances our ability to deliver world class software and services which meet the world’s computing needs. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Davy Group is Ireland’s leading provider of wealth management, asset management, capital markets and financial advisory services. You can read more about our growing company here: http://www.davy.ie

 

We value our employees as much as our clients, and are committed to embracing diversity in all its forms recognising that the breadth of thought, perspective and experience that emerges from a diverse workforce is essential to deliver on our core values.

Our city centre location, free access to our onsite gym and fitness studio, and impressive social calendar are just some of the unique benefits our employees enjoy while working at Davy.

Performance related bonus awards, generous pension contributions and investment in your further education demonstrate the value we place in developing and rewarding our staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Communications Executive to join the Marketing team on a 12month fixed term contract.

Key Responsibilities

    • Drive new business growth from existing and new clients through the planning and activation of integrated marketing campaigns across all customer touchpoints [ATL, BTL, Digital, PR].
    • Improve client asset retention and advocacy by delivering tailored annual marketing communications including regular insights publications, white papers, account forms, periodical reports, promotional materials and presentations.
    • Day-to-day tactical marketing support to Davy Group businesses and back-office operational requirements.
    • Support in the planning and execution of a company-wide visual identity and tone-of-voice refresh.
    • Regular metric reporting on communication and campaign performance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, business or communications.
  • 3-5 years’ experience through-the-line marketing communications and campaign management experience.
  • A high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written English with an eye for detail.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.
  • Highly organised individual and a proactive self-starter who can prioritise and manage tasks simultaneously.
  • Effective prioritisation and monitoring skills.
  • Ability to work under own initiative to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Good communications skills – customer focus (internal & external).
  • Flexible, creative and enthusiastic – team player.
  • Persuasive, enthusiastic, outgoing nature.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with a results-oriented mindset.
 
 

 

Communications Specialist – EirGrid 

EirGrid plc is a leading Irish energy business, dedicated to the provision of transmission and market services for the benefit of electricity consumers. EirGrid is committed to delivering high quality services to all customers, including generators, suppliers and consumers, across the high voltage electricity system and via the efficient operation of the wholesale power market. It puts in place the grid infrastructure needed to support competition in energy, to promote economic growth, to facilitate more renewable energy, and to provide essential services.

EirGrid is the independent electricity Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Ireland and in Northern Ireland (through its wholly owned subsidiary, SONI). EirGrid is also the Market Operator (MO) for the wholesale trading system in Ireland. The Single Electricity Market Operator (SEMO) is part of the EirGrid Group, and operates the Single Electricity Market on the island of Ireland. EirGrid also owns and operates the East-West Interconnector (EWIC), a high-voltage HVDC electricity link between Ireland and Great Britain.

The Chief Strategy Office in EirGrid ensures that the highest standards of excellence are maintained in the delivery of the group strategy and corporate governance. The PR Team is responsible for external communications including media, public affairs, marketing and branding, social and digital media.

We now seek an ambitious and highly organised Communications Specialist who will support the Public Relations team in delivering on an ambitious and innovative programme of communication.

As Communications Specialist you will contribute to the overall delivery of the corporate strategy and grow the reputation of the EirGrid Group across the island of Ireland by providing general communications and project support for the PR team. Your responsibilities will include developing and running project trackers capturing the work of the team and predicting future demand, identifing and escalating PR programme and operational risks to ensure programme targets are met as well as implementing new processes and procedures for the team to better enable coordinated and streamlined delivery of objectives.

We will look to you to establish and maintain a repository of key documentation and external communication and develop and draft internal reports, dashboards and contributions for regular updating to the senior leadership team. You will support the online and print media monitoring process, providing the key media monitoring services of external sources such as editing and producing of the daily news briefings for internal partners.

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent professional experience and a minimum of 3 years’ communications experience supporting busy project teams.

Most importantly, you will have excellent organisational, writing, editing, budgeting and communications skills as well excellent attention to detail and time management skills. You will have advanced level in PowerPoint, Excel and Word, SharePoint and ability to prioritise and work in a fast-paced environment.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to take up this position, please upload your application (CV and Cover Letter) before 11th June 2021.

EIRGRID IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

EirGrid plc is a leading Irish energy business, dedicated to the provision of transmission and market services for the benefit of electricity consumers.  EirGrid is committed to delivering high quality services to all customers, including generators, suppliers and consumers, across the high voltage electricity system and via the efficient operation of the wholesale power market. It puts in place the grid infrastructure needed to support competition in energy, to promote economic growth, to facilitate more renewable energy, and to provide essential services.  

EirGrid is the independent electricity Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Ireland and in Northern Ireland (through its wholly owned subsidiary, SONI).  EirGrid is also the Market Operator (MO) for the wholesale trading system in Ireland. The Single Electricity Market Operator (SEMO) is part of the EirGrid Group, and operates the Single Electricity Market on the island of Ireland. EirGrid also owns and operates the East-West Interconnector (EWIC), a high-voltage HVDC electricity link between Ireland and Great Britain. 

The Chief Strategy Office in EirGrid ensures that the highest standards of excellence are maintained in the delivery of the group strategy and corporate governance. The PR Team is responsible for external communications including media, public affairs, marketing and branding, social and digital media.

We now seek an ambitious and dynamic Corporate Communications Specialist who will be critical in driving delivery of results on an ambitious and innovative programme of communication within the Public Relations Team.

As Corporate Communications Specialist your responsibilities will include supporting the overall delivery of the corporate strategy and development and execution of our marketing communications plans to build and grow the reputation of the EirGrid Group across the Island of Ireland.  We will look to you to work with other business teams to translate business stakeholder needs and develop effective public information campaigns and content.

You will also manage the creation and development of key internal and external publications that includes brochures, articles, reports and policy documents to communicate technical subject to non-technical audiences.

We will also look to you to act as brand custodian ensuring all internal communications protocols and guidelines are in place and being adhered as well as providing advice and support for the Leadership team on external presentations. You will manage maintenance of and adherence to the brand guidelines internally and externally with contractors and service providers an assist the Head of PR in developing methodologies and processes.

 You will have a degree in communications, marketing or a closely related discipline, a minimum of 5 years’ communications or marketing experience with demonstrable delivery of targets with a proven track record of working on consumer facing organisations, adding value and developing best in class communications programmes and campaigns.

Most importantly, you will have excellent verbal, writing, editing and communications skills as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to persuade and influence up to senior levels within the organisation. You will also have experience of brand stewardship and be comfortable working on high-profile and sometimes controversial issues and/or projects as well as the ability work extended hours as required.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to take up this position, please upload your application (CV and Cover Letter) before 11th June 2021.  

 

EirGrid plc is a leading Irish energy business, dedicated to the provision of transmission and market services for the benefit of electricity consumers. EirGrid is committed to delivering high quality services to all customers, including generators, suppliers and consumers, across the high voltage electricity system and via the efficient operation of the wholesale power market. It puts in place the grid infrastructure needed to support competition in energy, to promote economic growth, to facilitate more renewable energy, and to provide essential services.

EirGrid is the independent electricity Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Ireland and in Northern Ireland (through its wholly owned subsidiary, SONI). EirGrid is also the Market Operator (MO) for the wholesale trading system in Ireland. The Single Electricity Market Operator (SEMO) is part of the EirGrid Group, and operates the Single Electricity Market on the island of Ireland. EirGrid also owns and operates the East-West Interconnector (EWIC), a high-voltage HVDC electricity link between Ireland and Great Britain.

The Chief Strategy Office in EirGrid ensures that the highest standards of excellence are maintained in the delivery of the group strategy and corporate governance. The PR Team is responsible for external communications including media, public affairs, marketing and branding, social and digital media.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic communications professional with a background in digital and social media. Reporting directly to the Head of PR, the successful candidate will drive and manage our digital and social media channels. This role will be critical in driving delivery of results on an ambitious and innovative programme of communication.

As Digital Communications Specialist you will develop and implement the social and digital communications strategy to build and grow the reputation of the EirGrid Group in line with corporate communications strategy, constantly focused on company reputation and increasing awareness and understanding.

Your responsibilities will include the day to day management of EirGrid and SONI presence in social networking sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and engage in dialogue. You will monitor trends in social media tools, trends and applications as well as mediating community engagement on social channels.

We will look to you to manage content programme and scheduling of media posts including managing weekly, monthly content and social media calendar. You will manage all Pay Per Click campaigns including budget, AdWords set up, optimisation and reporting as well as video content including script, filming, editing and publishing. You will liaise effectively with agencies, suppliers and key internal stakeholders to deliver agreed activity and have the ability to negotiate when necessary with media agencies.

You will support the team on the creation and development of key external publications and events as well as supporting the Head of PR to ensure efficient running of the team, including reporting and presentations.

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent professional experience and a minimum of 4 years’ media/press office experience with demonstrable delivery of targets.

Most importantly, you will have excellent writing, editing and communications skills with an ability to effectively communicate information and ideas as well as strong copywriting and content development experience. You will bring In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and the technical background to liaise with IT. You will have strong organisational and project management skills, with ability to multi-task, prioritise and deliver.

You will be proficient in Photoshop, or similar design tools, to generate in house content and have photography, videography, copywriting and design experience. You will be a team player with a good attention to detail. You have ability to interact with internal stakeholders and be able to prioritise and work in a fast-paced environment and work extended hours as required.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to take up this position, please upload your application (CV and Cover Letter) before 11th June 2021.

 

 

Client Services Manager  Thinkhouse

Thinkhouse is one of the world’s leading independent agencies. Our Client Service Team is growing and we’re on the hunt for exciting new talent to join us in the next stage of our adventure, with two new Client Service Manager roles just announced

The Client Service Manager will operate at the centre of THINKHOUSE’s services including advertising; social, digital, creative, PR and influencer marketing, as well as live event services – seamlessly coordinating full-service projects in an organised, methodical and energetic way with brilliant attention to detail.

The winning candidate will be self-motivated and a natural relationship builder. The candidate must be able to demonstrate that they can develop trusted relationships by working with our leading marketing experts to deliver world-class strategic, creative and/or communications work. Our clients include some of the world’s biggest brands across multiple sectors including food & drink, services, finance, not-for-profit and lifestyle. The winning candidate will work within our agency’s bespoke client service model S.L.I.C.K and contribute to the continued improvement of our client services through collaboration with our Commercial and Service Teams.

THE MUST HAVES

You will have at least 3 years experience in the marketing industry, preferably agency-side. You will have a strong understanding of the marketing industry including trends, innovations, media landscape (specifically digital & social) and culture. You will have experience working with brands in a sector, or multiple sectors, including: food & drink, services, finance, not-for-profit and lifestyle. You will have a passion for sustainable and purposeful practice in business; working in partnership with leading brands and organisations, including BCorps, with netzero targets and social-justice missions.

You will be culturally curious with an innovative and creative edge and big ambitions. You will have an unstoppable hunger to land the best results for your clients and the agency. You will be highly organised, have a positive mindset and be a superb team player.

GET IN TOUCH

If this sounds like the right next step for you in your career – please submit a 300 word introduction, with an accompanying CV, explaining why you are a match for our company before Tuesday June 2nd 2021 in confidence to jane@thinkhousehq.com. In the subject line please include the following information: CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER – YOUR NAME

Head of Media Communications – Ryanair 

Ryanair Holdings plc, Europe’s largest airline group, is the parent company of Buzz, Lauda, Malta Air & Ryanair. Carrying 149m guests p.a. (pre Covid-19) on more than 2,500 daily flights from over 80 bases, the Group connects over 225 destinations in 37 countries on a fleet of 450 aircraft, with a further 210 Boeing 737s on order, which will enable the Ryanair Group to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m p.a. over the next 5 years. Ryanair has a team of over 16,000 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry leading 35-year safety record. Ryanair is Europe’s greenest cleanest airline group and customers switching to fly Ryanair can reduce their CO₂ emissions by up to 50% compared to the other Big 4 European major airlines.

Ryanair is looking for an ambitious, driven and hardworking PR professional to join Europe’s busiest Communications team as Head of Media Communications. The successful candidate will lead all our press activities, from responding to press queries to drafting press releases and planning and hosting media events.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, Communications and Digital, this is a permanent position based in our Dublin HQ.
The Head of Media Communications’ responsibilities include developing relationships with key media and journalists, developing strategic communication plans to deliver Ryanair’s key narratives and ensuring that Ryanair is responsive to all key media outlets.

Applicants must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal); have a sound knowledge of current affairs; have excellent organisational and time management skills; write concisely, accurately and quickly. A sense of humour, ability to think outside the box and a thick skin are essential.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of concise press releases, media responses and presentations
  • Oversee and manage media schedules of Snr. Management
  • Management of all media queries/statements
  • Development of communication plans that amplify Ryanair’s key talking points
  • Work across all key departments to ensure accurate information is reported
  • Work closely with local market managers to ensure we are maximising exposure of Ryanair
  • Manage key agency relationships
  • Oversee and manage Press team Twitter account
  • Maximise exposure through the use of social media and Ryanair.com
  • Lead and develop the PR internal team
  • Manage individual projects
  • Ability to act as company spokesperson
  • Budget management & event planning

Requirements

  • At least 5 years Public Relations experience (in house or agency)
  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience of and ability to work in a fast-paced and high energy environment.
  • Experience in drafting press statements, press releases and working directly with media.
  • Experience in working with Snr. Management is a plus.
  • Second language is an advantage but not essential.

 

 

Public Policy Manager – Bolt 

Bolt is growing in Ireland and is now looking for a Public Policy Manager to join the Regulatory and Public Policy team. The successful applicant will lead on regulatory issues around e-scooters and rentals. This is a contract role for an initial six months with the possibility to extend to one year. Part time opportunities will be considered.

  • Managing political, regulatory and legislative risk.
  • Representing Bolt in key meetings with TDs, local councillors and other stakeholders in Ireland.
  • Completing comprehensive stakeholder mapping; identifying key stakeholders among elected officials, civil servants and third party groups.
  • Drafting position papers, submissions, ‘leave-behinds’, consultation papers and oral advocacy materials.
  • Working with third party groups including NGOs, civil society groups, passenger, commuter and safety organisations.
  • Representing Bolt in relevant industry associations.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a public affairs or regulatory role with demonstrable successes.
  • Experience of working with elected officials or with a civil service department, regulatory authority or similar on legislative and regulatory processes.
  • Local council and city regulatory experience a distinct advantage.
  • An interest in transport, environmental and technology regulation.
  • Whilst not a communications or PR role, an understanding of how political developments impact the media cycle, and vice versa.
  • The ability to relate public affairs activity to commercial operations.
  • An excellent writer and communicator.
  • Confident, articulate, organised and resilient.
  • Educated to degree level, likely with some postgraduate.

Corporate Affairs Consultant, Executive Communications, EMEA – Dell

The Dell Technologies Communications team is hiring a Consultant to support communications  for the President of the EMEA region, including internal and external platforms..The successful candidate will partner with the EMEA Communications team, and other regional leader communications teams, to drive programmatic support for our business leadership, communicating and increasing awareness of the strategies and programs that accelerate Dell Technologies’ business across EMEA, and educating and inspiring our team members across the region.

The successful candidate will advise on internal communications strategies and messaging, in addition to expanding the understanding of Dell Technologies’ advantaged solutions and services with customers, partners and sales. This person will sit on the EMEA Sales Leadership Team and work collaboratively with the Dell Technologies EMEA Marketing team to help direct and orchestrate EMEA GTM communications.

They will support a 360-degree communications strategy, driving initiatives for the EMEA Sales organisation, in partnership with EMEA Sales and Channel communications. They will play a critical role in communications across EMEA markets, including communications support for large events, quarterly town halls, social media and thought leadership activity.

The position reports to the Director of International GTM Communications. 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and work with the communications leads across EMEA to help drive programmatic support for the President of EMEA as he communicates via internal and external channels.
  • Develop and deliver a clear internal communications plan for the President of EMEA which aligns with the executive communications strategy.
  • Support the President of EMEA in leveraging his communication channels to maximise reach and engagement with both internal and external audiences.
  • Work closely with the global executive communications team to sequence communications cadence and ensure consistency and understanding of message.
  • Support internal and external message and presentation development – including key messages and proof points.
  • Work collaboratively with teams across Dell Technologies including EMEA President Chief of Staff, Marketing, Corporate Affairs, Finance, IR, PR and AR. Also work closely with communications team members who support other Dell regional teams, helping to orchestrate global amplification.
  • Understand key business drivers and competitive dynamics to position business interests successfully with target groups.
  • Achieve absolute understanding and mastery of plans and programs and to provide counsel.
  • Background in technology and/or go-to-market communications preferred.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Business, Marketing or a related field is required, along with 10-15 years professional communications experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, editing, issue management, strategic planning, relationship-building, problem-solving and oral/written/PowerPoint presentation skills.
  • Experience with and mastery of internal communications, Sales communications, and commercial technology markets. Experience in digital communications would be desirable.
  • Candidate must be organised, enthusiastic, results oriented, innovative and able to deal with ambiguity and tight deadlines while working effectively in a team environment.
  • This is an individual contributor role (no people management)


Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life — while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here.

Application closing date: 24 June 2021

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

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