Irish PR Jobs

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I am a Partner with Reputation Inc. Reputation Inc is Ireland’s leading independent reputation management consultancy specialising in reputation insights, intelligence and engagement. We work directly with senior leaders to help them measure, manage and protect their organisation’s reputation. ReputationInc works with leading domestic and global organisations across a range of sectors including technology, retail, financial and professional services, pharma, food and consumer goods, private equity, energy, aviation, property, construction and materials.

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Senior International Opportunities – Reputation Inc

Reputation Inc is the leading international reputation management consultancy. For the last 20 years, we have been pioneers in reputation management, and have partnered with many leading global and local organisations to help them understand the importance and value of reputation. We are very proud of our work, and the impact it has in ensuring reputation guides better decision-making to create a more sustainable, prosperous world.

Due to the continued growth of our international business, and a number of new client wins, we are currently recruiting for two senior roles. With offices in London, Dublin and Oslo, our work takes us across the globe and we’re currently active on assignments in over 40 international markets.

Apply in confidence by emailing a copy of your CV and cover letter to careers@reputation-inc.com

DIRECTOR – REPUTATION MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

We are looking for a Director to join our international business to lead exciting work on corporate reputation and communications.

Reporting to the Managing Partner, the ideal candidate will have significant experience of working with and advising companies on corporate reputation management, reputation strategy, communications and impactful engagement.  

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious communications professional interested in broadening their reputation and communications experience into strategic reputation management – including insights, strategy and engagement – and developing their skills in this space.  

Responsibilities and skills

  • Experience in providing strategic counsel on reputation strategy, strategic communications, media relations, programme development and execution and risk management for corporates and organisations.
  • Works with clients at a senior level.  
  • Proven ability to lead and manage client work and teams within the corporate reputation sector.  
  • Is a trusted advisor, moderator and facilitator, and an expert in the field of communications and/or reputation management.
  • Strong understanding and experience of strategic communications planning and engagement across internal and external audiences.
  • Experience in implementing, and overseeing teams on projects, including impactful and effective communications plans.
  • Capable of energising and mobilising teams, nurturing talent, diversity and inclusion. 
  • Active and visible networker who can lead on new business generation and opportunities.
  • A solid communicator and presenter with strong communications skills and experience.

DIRECTOR – REPUTATION MANAGEMENT, PHARMA AND HEALTHCARE SECTORS   

We are looking for a Reputation Management Director to join our international business to lead exciting work across the pharma and healthcare sectors.

Reporting to the Managing Partner, the ideal candidate will have significant experience of working with and advising companies on reputation management in the pharma and healthcare sectors.

Responsibilities and skills

  • Experience in providing strategic counsel on reputation strategy, risk management, sustainability, culture, research & intelligence and stakeholder management for leading international healthcare organisations.  
  • Works with clients at the most senior level.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage client work and teams within the healthcare sector.
  • Is a trusted advisor, moderator and facilitator, and an expert in the field of reputation management.
  • Strong understanding of brand, stakeholder and/or reputation research and key research methodologies.
  • Experience in implementing, and overseeing teams on projects, including qualitative and quantitative research assignments.
  • Capable of energising and mobilising teams, nurturing talent, diversity and inclusion. 
  • Active and visible networker in the healthcare sector who can lead on new business generation and opportunities.
  • A solid communicator and presenter with strong communications skills and experience.
  • Able to travel regularly on business.

VP, Communications EMEA – Tinder 

Tinder started on a college campus in 2012 and broke down the barriers – geographic, historical, cultural – that limit who we meet. We went from 1 swipe to 1 billion swipes a day in 2 years. No technology grows that fast unless it fills a powerful, unmet human need. Today, Tinder is the world’s most popular app for meeting new people. The app is available in 190+ countries and 40+ languages, it’s been downloaded more than 450 million times and led to 65 billion matches, and is the highest-grossing non-gaming app globally. There has never been a more exciting time to be at Tinder. We are on a course to revolutionize the way young people meet and connect today, if you want to be a part of that… keep reading.

We are looking for a talented communications executive with a strong understanding of the media ecosystem across Europe and is adept at managing comprehensive communications strategies and tactics across multiple countries. In addition, a deep understanding of the cultural nuances of youth culture in Europe is important. The candidate will be a member of a seasoned group of professionals helping to shape and tell the story of Tinder as a company, product, and brand. This leadership role will be responsible for all strategic communications oversight across all key European markets and will report to the SVP, Head of Global Communications. They will be responsible for managing a team of seasoned communications experts across the region and a group of agencies already in place in key markets, onboarding new agencies, and setting strategy in partnership with the EMEA GM and the Global Communications team.

The role requires strong cross-functional interactions with teams based across Europe and in the US, as well as the ability to work with different functions such as Government Relations, Legal, Business Developments, or Match Group (Tinder parent company) Communications team. Of particular interest are candidates with backgrounds in the technology, entertainment, or lifestyle sector and those who are used to working in a fast-paced environment that requires agility, selflessness, and the ability to manage multiple things at once.

In this role, they will:

  • Act as team leader, a true people manager that will dedicate time to grow the team members hard and soft skills.

  • Be a media relations expert and leader within the team, working to tell the Tinder story across a wide array of media verticals.

  • Have a strong bias-to-action, adept and agile on changing course and getting things done on short timeframes.

  • Foster and maintain top media relationships to support message pull-through and ownable storytelling for the brand.

  • Travel in-market where teams are based to maintain in-person relationships and facilitate / staff media deskside tours (40% of your time).

  • Support the teams to develop media strategies that will be executed both internally and externally through agency partners, in partnership with cross functional teams.

  • Support all media relations verticale at Tinder, including consumer, corporate, issues management, product and executive thought leadership.

  • Manage a regional budget.

  • Strategize and execute global, regional and local campaigns.

  • Work with multiple business units to create compelling stories, including research & insights, business development, marketing and social media, content and influencer marketing.

  • Serve as a company spokesperson.

You Have:

  • The candidate should possess at least 15 years of experience in media, corporate, or agency settings, having worked the majority of their career in Europe, managing many of the key markets directly or managing teams who are responsible for those markets. In-house experience is a plus.

  • Have good business acumen, preferably with experience working for global brands.

  • Have excellent news judgment and be adept at corporate reputation and media issues management.

  • Be a succinct communicator in a ‘hands-on’ role, detailed and highly organized.

  • Have a strong network of relationships with journalists and influencers, and are able to build relationships with new contacts across Europe.

  • Enjoy and have a strong track record of building and successfully managing budgets.

  • Be a strategic thinker, an inspiring leader, a team player, and an excellent writer/communicator.

  • Have substantial experience dealing with senior executives and the ability to make strategic and succinct presentations to leadership.

  • Be deeply familiar with, and/or enthusiastically curious about youth culture, technology, innovation, and media.

  • Positive can-do attitude.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Business, or a related field is required.

Tinder: Hot Job

At Tinder, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Communications Manager – McDonald’s

McDonald’s is the largest family restaurant in the world, serving approximately 69 million customers across 36,000 restaurants a day; in more than 100 countries. The UK & Ireland market is one of the most successful entities across the wider business, serving on average 4 million people a day. It has operated in UK since 1974 and the business is growing continuously with more than 1,400 restaurants and over 154,000 employees.

McDonald’s UK & Ireland has a proven track record of investing in the development of its employees and offering flexibility as part of its dedication to being a modern and progressive company. Every year, it invests over £40 million in developing people, giving every one of its employees the opportunity to take part in structured training.

McDonald’s buys ingredients from over 17,500 British and Irish farmers and spends over £1.1billion annually on its food and packaging requirements. McDonald’s is committed to supporting British and Irish farmers to ensure it can continue to source many of its ingredients from the UK and Ireland.

McDonald’s is a market leader in its field, striving for the highest standard of quality, speed and restaurant experience. Re-generation of our restaurant infrastructure, covering digital ordering, re-imaging and dual-point service make working at McDonald’s more exciting than ever!

We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry and the planet. From bold recycling initiatives and sustainable sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we see every day as a chance to have a genuine impact on our customers, our people and our partners.

We’re a people business just as much as we are a restaurant business. We strive to be the most inclusive brand in the world by building diverse teams who create delicious, feel good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy. Joining McDonald’s means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world.

Company Vision And Culture…

Our Global vision is to build a better McDonald’s and in the UK and Ireland we are working hard to be the UK & Irelands best-loved restaurant company.

McDonald’s is defined by its culture. Our culture shapes and informs everything we think and everything we do. Our culture influences the way we interact with each other, and how we interact with customers, franchisees and suppliers. Our culture motivates and inspires us to attract and retain great talent, creating positive, energising, exceptional working environment for us all.

Our values drive our culture and shape our beliefs, our priorities and our actions. They influence the decisions we make, how we treat one another and how we show up as a brand to the world.

Serve: We put our customers and our people first

Inclusion: We open our doors to everyone

Integrity: We do the right thing

Community: We are good neighbours

Family: We get better together

The opportunity…

A key role within the McDonald’s UK and Ireland Corporate Affairs department, we are recruiting for a Communications Manager for Ireland and Northern Ireland to join the team.

  • We are looking for a creative communicator who enjoys variety within their role and appreciates the value of relationship building and engagement. Strong knowledge and understanding of the external media and political landscape in Ireland is essential.

  • This diverse role spans corporate and consumer PR as well as public affairs and internal communications, so we are looking for a well-rounded comms professional from either a PR agency or inhouse background. This role leads the creation and delivery of the communications plan in Ireland, working closely to align with the strategy created at a central level. You will need to be agile to change, brilliant at building and maintaining relationships and ideally have experience managing agencies. You will actively partner with franchisees and suppliers to bring to life their stories at a community level as well as build positive relationships with journalists, elected representatives and industry stakeholders.

  • This role will suit a motivated, self-starting individual who will enjoy the autonomy and responsibility of managing and prioritising their time and resources and leading the development and implementation of their plan, but also who will work in close collaboration with the wider Corporate Affairs team.

What will my accountabilities be…

  • Develop and own the communications plan for Ireland and Northern Ireland, aligned to the wider communications plan and business objectives

  • Work closely with the Head of Corporate Affairs, Head of Consumer PR, Head of Public Affairs, and Regional Communications to bring activations alive in Ireland

  • Partner with, advise and provide hands-on support to franchisees on their local engagement plans

  • Support the company’s business strategy including growth plans, with communications support and local engagement for new restaurant applications, openings and extended hours licensing applications

  • Create briefing documents and messaging for internal stakeholders

  • Work with our ROI and NI agencies to ensure timely, relevant and tailored expertise and activation in support of all activates

  • Build positive relationships with elected representatives and other key influencers, stakeholders and journalists

  • Develop news and content that informs a range of key audiences

  • Support the press office function, and lead on reactive media enquiries relating to ROI and NI – this will include out of hours support

  • Strong written and presentation skills are essential

  • A full Driving License is essential as there will be regular travel across Ireland

Which team will I be part of…

  • Corporate Affairs department

  • Franchisees, Restaurant Managers and Operations

  • Communications agencies

  • Office and field-based departments

  • Elected representatives.

  • Media and social influencers

Who will my customers be…

  • Franchisees, Restaurant Managers and Operations

  • Communications agencies

  • Office and field-based departments

  • Elected representatives.

  • Media, political, industry and social influencers

What background do I need to have…

  • Demonstrate a genuine desire to learn

  • Process information quickly

  • Communications experience inhouse or at an agency level – ideally with an understanding of the hospitality / food and drink industries

  • Proven media and stakeholder relationships across Ireland

  • Adapt quickly and easily to new or changing conditions

  • Demonstrate a genuine desire and capacity to understand and relate to others

At McDonald’s we are People from all Walks of Life…

People are at the heart of everything we do and they make the McDonald’s experience. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture that means people can be their best authentic self in our restaurants and offices, which helps us to better serve our customers.

We have a strong heritage of diversity and representation within our communities, which we are proud of. The diversity of our people, customers, Franchisees and suppliers give us strength.

We do not tolerate inequality, injustice or discrimination of any kind. These are hugely important issues and a brand with our reach and relevance means we have a very meaningful role to play.

We also recognise our responsibility as a large employer to continue being active in our communities, helping to develop skills and drive aspirations that will help people to be more aware of the world of work and more successful within it, whether with McDonald’s or elsewhere.”

Ireland Public Policy and Government Relations Manager – Stripe

Stripe is looking for a Public Policy and Government Relations Manager based in Dublin to lead our efforts to develop and execute our Policy program and presence in Ireland as part of a growing EMEA Public Policy team.

Stripe is building the economic infrastructure that makes it easier for entrepreneurs and companies all over the world to grow their businesses. We work on some of the hardest technical, business, and regulatory problems around and in this role you will deal with a diverse set of matters that straddle financial services, technology and economic policy in order to identify and advocate for policies that increase the GDP of the Internet.

You will be able to actively shape the Public Policy function globally while we build it out over the coming years and work for a rapidly growing company in a fast paced environment, while collaborating with numerous functional teams across our organization. With Dublin being our 2nd Global HQ and our biggest Hub outside of the US this role will help us navigate our growth in Ireland and advocate for the right policy and legislative environment to do so. The position will be based in Dublin and report to the EMEA Public Policy Lead.

If you are up for the challenge – we would love to hear from you!

In This Role You Will

  • Work together with our Public Policy Team in EMEA as well as Stripe’s European and Irish leadership team to strategically develop, pursue and execute policy objectives as part of Stripe’s global policy priorities.

  • Influence legislative and regulatory agendas, gather intelligence and report on developments and propose and execute activities to engage with relevant political institutions and stakeholders in Ireland.

  • Plan, develop and execute creative policy initiatives and campaigns that advance Stripe’s policy goals and those of our users.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with public policy representatives across the technology and financial services community, and serve as a representative of Stripe on trade groups or other industry bodies.

  • Directly engage senior policymakers and regulators, to educate them about Stripe’s business model and vision of the digital economy and the future of payments.

  • Help colleagues across Stripe understand potential policy developments and identify policy opportunities to grow our business and products.

We Are Looking For Someone Who Has

  • At least 6+ years of experience working in a legislative affairs or similar government position, or similar experience at a public policy firm, world class in-house government relations organization or public institution with a focus on the Irish market.

  • Strong industry knowledge and business acumen – an understanding of internet technologies and the financial services and payments industry.

  • A track record of excellent judgment, capable of making smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information and learning from them.

  • A terrific communicator and writer, adept at working with lawyers, regulators, engineers, business teams, and colleagues to make complex concepts clear and understandable.

  • Passionate about Stripe’s mission of helping online businesses grow and thrive.

  • Empathy, humility, and some comedy.

Nice To Haves

  • Experience working in a high-growth, rapidly scaling environment.

  • Industry experience working in technology, payments, merchant or financial services is a plus.

  • A willingness to work with a diverse crew of policy nerds who care deeply about Stripe’s policy issues, our users and each other.

“Nice to have” really means “nice to have”. It’s completely possible that you don’t have any of these and are still a great fit for the team.

What’s it like to work at Stripe?

Stripe is helping the internet fulfill its potential as a platform for economic progress by building software tools that accelerate global economic access and technological development. We look at Stripe as a constant work in progress and the same is true of our people; for all of us, we believe the best is yet to come. We’re here to support each other in our curiosity and creativity – which we pursue through thoughtful discussion and knowledge-sharing among a diverse set of peers and colleagues.

We want to work in a company of warm, inclusive people who treat their colleagues exceptionally well. The kind of people who are committed to going out of their way to help other Stripes in the short-term and pushing them to improve over the long-term. We’re a highly cross-functional organization and view that as part of the fun. We also have a culture of transparency that we carry through to email communication, ensuring that Stripes all around the world have the information they need to make good local decisions.

You Should Include These In Your Application

  • Your resume and/or LinkedIn profile

  • A 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work or personal experiences

Please find our EU applicant personal information notice here

Communication & Engagement Lead – GSK

‘Be You’ at GSK

At GSK, we’re a company with a purpose to help people do more, feel better and live longer. We realise that our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best. Therefore, we want all applicants to be able to perform their best throughout the recruitment process.

We will be delighted to hear from talented individuals that align to our values. These are at the heart of everything we do and include: Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork.

When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living our values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities. In return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Together, we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us.

As a , we empower you to be yourself, share ideas and work collaboratively

Communication and Engagement Lead

You will lead communications at the Dungarvan site, delivering high quality communication across the site to increase staff engagement, transparency, and alignment.

In this role you will…

  • Creation and delivery of a site communications strategy based upon the Dungarvan site strategy, to increase engagement, alignment and transparency; incorporating:

  • Communication channels strategy

  • Leadership communications plan

  • Communication skills and resources plan

  • Capability improvement plan

  • Management of day-to-day site-wide communications, utilising additional capable resources to deliver these communications where appropriate

  • Planning for, and design of major leadership communications and engagement events, utilising additional capable resources to deliver these events where appropriate

  • Preparation of materials for external use in partnership with partners in the wider GSK communications network (e.g. chamber of commerce/charitable events and donations /local college and school liaison etc.), utilising additional capable resources to deliver these communications where appropriate

  • Support to the site leadership team and extended leadership team with guidance and coaching on communications in their own areas of responsibility

  • Oversight and ongoing refreshment of site branding and ‘look and feel’ to create a working environment that aligns fully with the GSK brand

  • Creation and leverage of a site communications network to improve and deliver the quality and reach of communications across the site

  • Support for the site Incident Management Plan and/or Crisis Management Plan as required

Why you?

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree qualified or equivalent

  • Experience in a similar position, responsible for internal communications

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in Manufacturing industry

Why Consumer Healthcare?

Right now, we’re on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We’re doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year – over a billion and a half of them – and it goes beyond products. It’s about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve.

With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we’re uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business.

This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It’s an opportunity to be part of something special.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In Consumer Healthcare we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.

We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your

authentic self belongs and thrives.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only).

We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you’d like to discuss any adjustments to our process which might help you demonstrate your strengths and capabilities. You can either call us on 0808 234 4391, or send an email ukdiversity.recruitment@gsk.com

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially.

Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK’s commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK’s compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK’s Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

Associate Director of Communications – KPMG Ireland

  • Are you a senior corporate communications professional looking for your next challenge?
  • Are you a stratgecic thinker, commercially focussed, media savvy, with a track record of securing PR coverage in a highly competive corporate communications environment?
  • Are you interested in joining a firm that delivers award winning training and opportunities for career progression?

Role

Role

Reporting to the Head of Communications, the role entails the following

We are looking to recruit a highly skilled and dynamic Associate Director of Communications to join our Marketing and Communications team on a permanent full-time basis in Dublin 2.

  • Developing, co-ordinating, managing and executing communications programmes as part of a wider programme of integrated marketing and communications activities
  • Working with the Head of Communications in supporting and advising partners on the firms media and communications strategy across a range of services and policy areas
  • Enhancing KPMGs market leading position by securing media coverage for a wide range of KPMG spokespersons on sector and broader business matters
  • Developing media relationships and managing press enquiries
  • Guiding key messaging across a range of audit, tax, consulting and deal advisory services
  • Collaborating with senior internal stakeholders and the marketing team to develop innovative communications solutions in support of business objectives including video and podcasts.

Role Requirements

  • 8 -10 years of experience in a corporate communications or PR position
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, PR, journalism, marketing, or related disciplines
  • A team player with experience in corporate communications, crisis management, media relations and with an interest in business, technology, and industry issues
  • Proven record in generating ideas and creative input that results in media coverage
  • End-to-end campaign management experience, from planning through to execution
  • Skilled in distilling complex topics into concise and compelling stories in various formats
  • An ability to communicate with confidence with senior business leaders

We Offer More Than Just a Career Opportunity

  • The opportunity to work on interesting projects while developing your skills and experience.
  • In-house award-winning team of training specialists to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Relocation assistance for those looking to move home to Ireland.

KPMG Marketing & Communications Team

The Marketing team comprises more than 30 professionals who devise and implement a variety of marketing campaigns and initiatives on behalf of our internal clients. The firm’s marketing and communications programmes are designed to support and profile our professionals, showcase expertise, develop thought leadership and facilitate client development opportunities. Our team focuses on a range of activities including PR and media, digital channels, events, conferences, sponsorships, research, issues led campaigns, thought leadership, design, proposal and pursuit activity.

Hard Work Is Rewarded At KPMG

We offer excellent remuneration packages at all levels. At this level the package includes an extremely competitive base salary, performance based bonus, and a KPMG flexible benefits package.

Diversity

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creating an inclusive culture where all our people achieve their potential is fundamental to our business. In addition, our employees have the option to avail of our flexible working policies/intelligent working arrangements. To learn more about diversity at KPMG, click

Apply

If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the apply button. If you have any specific queries on the role, please contact Paul Vance on paul.vance@kpmg.ie

For an interactive insight into life at KPMG, make sure to follow us on social media! You can find us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat at the following handle- @KPMGCareersIRL.

Please note we do not require Agency assistance for this role.

By clicking apply to this role your application will not only be considered for this position but your details will be stored on our database and may be considered for similar future positions that may arise. This means that the personal data contained in your application and provided to KPMG as part of the application process may be retained by us for up to 18 months from the date of your application and you hereby agree to that. If you do not wish your details to be stored on our recruitment database please email careers@kpmg.ie stating this and we will ensure that such information is not stored other than for the purposes of this application.

Corporate & Policy Communications Lead, EMEA – Block

We started with a simple idea – that everyone should be able to accept credit cards – and we’ve been rethinking buying and selling ever since. For sellers, we’re creating one cohesive service to run your entire business, from a register in your pocket to analytics on your laptop. For buyers, we’re making it faster to order from the businesses you love and more fun to pay your friends back. And we’re redefining the world’s relationship with money with Cash App. Buying and selling sound like simple things – and they should be. Somewhere along the way, they got complicated. We’re working hard to make commerce easy for everyone.

Job Description

Our Global Corporate Communications team is made up of tough, quick-witted, entrepreneurial, and intellectually curious people. We communicate to the world Block’s purpose of economic empowerment and our mission to empower businesses, artists and individuals with easy-to-use, elegant tools that give them an advantage where they previously had none.

Block is seeking an extraordinary communications professional to join the Corporate Communications function, which is responsible for protecting and advocating for Block’s brand globally. Reporting to the Head of International Corporate Communications, you will work closely with executives and teams across Block’s business units in EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa). The role requires creativity, the ability to work cross-functionally and in partnership with other teams, and to synthesize and communicate complex subject matter with ease.

You Will

  • Lead communications for Block’s business across EMEA, including the corporate brand Block, as well as varying levels of support for our multiple business units
  • Lead policy comms for Block, including partnering with our Policy lead for the region on political brand building activity that tells our story to elected officials and policymakers
  • You’ll maintain an executive corporate speaking calendar and manage speaking opportunities in EMEA for Block executives, and for our business partners in EMEA
  • You’ll partner with the Policy team to proactively tell Block’s story to external audiences
  • Protect Block, Inc’s reputation and provide sound corporate communications counsel on a range of sensitive topics, including M&A, crises and issues and regulatory affairs
  • Manage ongoing media relations across EMEA; maintain relationships with essential national business, financial and technology press in the region
  • Work with many teams inside Block, including finance, investor relations, legal, government relations, product, design, internal communications, and others.
  • Develop written materials, including company messaging and statements, press releases, communications plans, FAQs, and other collateral.
  • Be a spokesperson on crucial media interactions, including crisis communications and issues that might affect our business and corporate reputation.
  • Oversee major corporate announcements.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years relevant work experience, either at a PR agency or on an in-house communications team.
  • Fluent business English, with additional European languages a plus.
  • Previous communications experience with a consumer financial technology company and/or publicly-traded companies.
  • Experience pitching financial, business and technology publications.
  • An understanding of the bigger picture and experience advancing company narratives in the down-cycles between corporate announcements.
  • Ability to synthesize complex concepts to create essential messages that are consistent but tailored to multiple partners.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Skills in shaping and executing simultaneous projects. You can multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
  • Experience working with senior leaders and teams across an organization, including finance, legal, corporate development, investor relations, product, engineering, business, and customer support.
  • Enthusiasm, an exceptional work ethic, a self-starter attitude, and a belief in the mission of Block.
  • Curiosity, creative thinking, and a sense of humor.
  • An appreciation of the Oxford comma.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Perks

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

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

Head of Communication, Operations – Stripe

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone’s reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

We, too, are growing quickly around the world, particularly within our Ops organisation. Keeping Stripes in the Op org, across many time zones and functions, informed, engaged, and connected demands a lot of thoughtfulness, empathy, and willingness to research and experiment. 

What you’ll do

We’re looking for a comms lead who can keep Stripes in Ops rowing in the same direction, enable Stripes in every role and level to communicate as effectively as possible, and work with our Comms team to ensure we’re telling a consistent Stripe Ops story across all of our audiences and most notably the internal exec narratives. This role will support our Head of Operations and other senior Ops leadership with their internal executive communications, as well as select external executive engagements, in partnership with the Communications team. 

The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, people oriented, and culturally attuned, and they’re confident and comfortable working closely with senior executives. They are as strong a systems thinker as they are a writer and have some technical metric/data writing experience in their background. 

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for an exceptional communicator with a passion for Stripe culture and Operations data journalism that will closely partner with the Head of Operations to best represent the Operations org storyline in written format
  • You will support the Head of Operations & I&P in data journalism and storyboarding/storytelling narratives for exec communications, boardnotes (HTRs, QBRs), user stories, global team meetings and other ad hoc projects as they arise
  • Develop and execute an Ops comms strategy that helps inform, enable, engage, and connect Ops Stripes and supports the company-wide comms strategy
  • Establish and oversee the channels, forums, cadence, publications, standards and rules by which Ops Stripes communicate within, to, and on behalf of the Operations org; includes running OGMs, Ops Org Monthly’s and other forums or publications (e.g., newsletters) that provide leadership touch points with Ops Stripes
  • Partner with the Internal Comms team to best represent the Operations org on the company stage (e.g., Company All-hands meetings, Employee Conferences, Friday Firesides)
  • Develop and maintain metrics to track executive and XFN engagement as a result of communications programs
  • Scale communications best practices across Ops

Who you are

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • Deep knowledge of operations – understand their communication needs and preferences; speak their language; quickly earn trust, be credible. 7-10 years of Operational Communications experience, including internal storytelling with data and data/story visualization
  • Demonstrated ability to build mechanisms and stand up processes to solve complex communications challenges
  • Demonstrated skill in strategy development, communications coaching, narrative development, ghostwriting, speechwriting, and change comms
  • Impeccable writing skills, including some technical writing experience
  • A strategic mindset balanced with an ability to sweat the details
  • A propensity for working from first principles, converting challenges into opportunities, seeing what’s on the horizon, and considering the effects of change within a complex system
  • A willingness to work across different time zones to ensure smooth communication between Stripes around the globe
  • Curiosity and a desire to dive into complex problems to seek out better solutions
  • High performer right out of the gate
  • Creative and resourceful – think of original solutions to problems and execute despite ambiguity; engage audience with limited time/attention

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in writing comms for a large, global Operations team
  • Experience building keynotes
  • Content creator and graphic experience a plus 

Head of International Corporate Communications – BioCryst

At BioCryst, we are passionate about advancing novel therapeutics for patients with rare and serious diseases. Our structure-guided drug design process leads us to the discovery and development of novel small-molecule drugs. We integrate traditional biology and medicinal chemistry along with a wide array of advanced technologies to understand the three-dimensional structures of active sites of target enzymes. Our scientists then design molecular structures to create bespoke drugs for patients. We focus on therapeutic areas with either no available treatments or large unmet patient needs. BioCryst’s US headquarters are located in Durham, North Carolina, our European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and our Discovery Center of Excellence in Birmingham, Alabama. We are proud of our culture of engagement and accountability that rewards people for innovative thinking and achievement of key objectives. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at http://www.biocryst.com.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Head of International Corporate Communications is a newly created role responsible for increasing awareness of BioCryst outside the US and enhancing the Company’s reputation as an emerging leader in rare diseases. Additionally, this role will help support BioCryst product launches in European markets by partnering with the EU Commercial team. In collaboration with the US-based Corporate Communications team, the role will also focus on internal communications, a critical area to ensure all BioCryst employees are included, engaged and understand the Company mission and values. This role is responsible for developing and executing overall strategy, selecting and managing agency partners and providing ongoing communications counsel. The ideal candidate has a “hands-on” approach and can assume multi-faceted responsibility with numerous contact points. It will require a diverse, talented individual who excels in cross-functional global collaborations, both internal and external.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and shape communications strategy including corporate positioning & branding, social media, digital properties (e.g., corporate website), media relations, issues management and internal communications.
  • Manage development, launch and maintenance of a corporate reputation plan for the Company’s presence outside the US.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for journalists and related stakeholders outside the US.
  • Partner with US and EU Commercial teams to support product launches outside the US.
  • Partner with Medical Affairs and Clinical Operations teams to plan, develop and execute R&D communications activities for key milestones, including data readouts and the Company’s presence at scientific and medical meetings outside the US.

 EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in communications or another relevant discipline.
  • 15+ years of relevant communications experience, primarily in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry through an in-house or agency role, rare disease or fast-growing biotech a plus.
  • Solid understanding the European healthcare/pharmaceutical market, including clinical trials, approvals and relevant compliance-related guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proven track record working as part of a team of high-performing individuals.
  • Self-starter with willingness to learn and the ability to juggle multiple projects and drive to completion.
  • Foster/manage agency and other key professional relationships.
  • Collaboratively manage relationships with patient advocacy groups globally.
  • Support various communication aspects of key conferences and educational initiatives.

The statements in this position description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The manager may assign additional responsibilities and assignments from time to time.

BioCryst is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran’s status, disability and/or other protected class characteristics. Additionally, BioCryst is committed to achieving its business objectives in compliance with all federal, state and local law.

Match Group is looking for a Director of Communications, Europe for our Global Corporate Communications Team to be based out of Dublin, Ireland. This person will be an entrepreneurial, strategic, multitasker and creative leader, responsible for all corporate communications, crisis, and policy communications across the UK, Europe and Middle East

This person will have an immediate impact on the organization, love a fast-paced dynamic environment, will be able to juggle multiple projects seamlessly and simultaneously, and know how to prioritize initiatives when things change quickly.

How you’ll make an impact :

  • You’ll be a trusted advisor to all C-suite executives across Europe
  • Build and execute proactive communications programs for press, policy makers, and other groups to communicate Match Group’s commitments and messaging; cultivating and raising public profile and image of the organization to support the organization’s efforts to advocate with government entities
  • Build and maintain meaningful relationships with reporters and external shareholders focusing on business, technology and policy
  • Manage in-bound press inquiries on a range of time-sensitive issues with high stakes and visibility as well as manage PR agencies and coordinate with Government Relations and legal teams to support these efforts
  • Develop and create a wide range of communications materials including blog posts, communications plans, statements, briefing materials for executives and more, as well as prepare and train executives
  • Represent the Communications team in a wide range of internal, high-impact discussions including with cross-functional partners in engineering, product, policy, legal, and other groups within the company
  • Manage and assist in tailoring crisis communications, including litigation, and be able to quickly drive a cross functional team when needed

We could be a match if :

  • 8-10+ years of experience in creative public affairs or corporate communications for a technology company
  • Experience developing global communications campaigns, managing crises communications and developing communications strategies; creating messaging materials, and working collaboratively with groups across our portfolio including Legal, Government Relations, and Communications teams at our various brands
  • Experience distilling complex technology or policy concepts and issues into accessible and engaging language for a variety of audiences, both written and verbally as well as developing and implementing multi-faceted, strategic corporate programming for both internal and external audiences
  • Ability to build and maintain strong, trust-based relationships with internal and external stakeholders of all levels, including C-Suite executives, in order to garner support for projects and initiatives. Experience working with a public relations agency or communications consultants
  • Corporate storytelling abilities with strong skills in the ideation and development of compelling thought leadership in a variety of formats along with the ability to grasp the big picture as well as minute details with a strong sense of urgency, creativity, and decisiveness, coupled with the ability to perform with excellence under tight deadlines
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including opinion pieces, marketing materials, press releases, social media posts, internal communications, web article
  • At least 25% travel required

Why Match Group?

Our mission is simple – to help people find love and happiness! We love our employees too – here are some examples how:

Annual training budget for each employee

100% employer match on 401k contributions

Specific COVID-19 allowance for home office set-up

Matched giving to qualified organizations

100% paid Parental Leave for up to 20 weeks

Happy Hours and Company events

At Match Group, we represent a collection of unique brands – but we all focus together on the health and safety of all of our employees. That’s why we require that employees are fully-vaccinated when in person at any US office or company-sponsored fun. If you need to talk through this in-person vaccine requirement, our People team can work with you through our accommodations review process.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value the rich dynamics that diversity brings to our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), gender identity or expression, uniformed service or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. Period.

 

 

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