Irish PR Jobs

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Senior Account Manager, Corporate & Financial Communications- Edelman Ireland

With 6,000 people in 66 offices worldwide Edelman is the leading global communications firm helping organisations evolve, promote and protect their brands. Since Edelman was founded in 1952, we remain an independent and family-owned business. At Edelman Ireland, our Corporate & Financial Communications team partners with a wide range of leading companies including KBC Bank Ireland, Musgrave, Visa, LinkedIn, Ryanair plc and global engineering firm, Jacobs.

Following a number of internal promotions we are recruiting for two roles on the Corporate & Financial Communications team – Account Manager and Senior Account Manager.

Company Edelman Ireland
Location Harcourt Centre, 2 Harcourt Street, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2
Apply by 18 October 2019
Position / Title Senior Account Manager
Department Corporate & Financial Communications
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 18th October.

Senior Account Manager

The successful applicant will have:

  • At least four years’ agency experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead all client engagement, provide strategic counsel and advocate for a specific course of action, the ability to negotiate budgets and manage client expectations in terms of results;
  • Ability to develop client plans which are deliverable, achieve client objectives and display financial acumen;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Ability to assess scenarios and deliver sound client counsel on a consistent basis;
  • First class media relations skills – ability to ‘sell a story’ and communicate effectively with the media;
  • Excellent project management skills.

Experience working with technology or B2B clients and/or coordinating international activity would be beneficial also.

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 18th October.

An exciting opportunity awaits within the IEA for a professional Communications & Public Affairs Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your communications and public affairs career within a highly recognised and influential organisation providing you with a platform to work with a range of leading international businesses and government.
Company Irish Exporters Association
Location 28 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Apply by 27 October 2019
Position / Title Communications & Public Affairs Manager
Contract Type Permanent, full time
How To Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to: Simon McKeever, Chief Executive, simonmckeever@irishexporters.ie

The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) is the highly progressive and influential independent representative body for all Irish Exporters and internationally traded companies.  It provides a seamless set of indispensable services and plays a vital role in guiding its members through their export journey, whether in the manufacturing or services sectors. The IEA performs 3 main functions:  Representing the needs of members in the development of policy, lobbying and intervention at government level; Trade Services offering training, visa and legalisation support and consultancy right across the supply chain covering customs awareness, export compliance, trade know-how and business travel supports; Knowledge Networks connect members to new markets, other exporting companies and provide solutions to critical export challenges and general export queries.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity awaits within the IEA for a professional Communications & Public Affairs Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your communications and public affairs career within a highly recognised and influential organisation providing you with a platform to work with a range of leading international businesses and government. This is a highly autonomous role where you will be responsible for coordinating, developing and managing the strategic development and delivery of a fully integrated public affairs, public relations and communications plan for the organisation. The successful candidate will manage key internal and external relationships up to c-suite level including but not limited to the Head of Marketing and Head of Business Development, the Head of Business Services, the Chief Executive, President, National Council, Regional Board, Government, media and members.

The Role

As Communications & Public Affairs Manager you will be part of the marketing team responsible for driving the association’s communications, policy, public relations and contribute to the successful delivery of event initiatives.

Experience Required

  • You will have extensive public affairs and public relations experience with excellent research skills and knowledge of Irish and EU policy, with strong business acumen
  • You will have a clear passion for delivering best-in-class public affairs, PR, marketing communications and policy related projects
  • Clear achievements in the development and integration of marketing (including digital) communications campaigns
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management experience at a senior level
  • Significant event management experience with excellent attention to detail and exceptional business writing skills
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.

The ideal candidate should have an appropriate third level qualification, a strong knowledge of the public affairs and media landscape in Ireland, should be competent in all aspects of digital communications including but not exclusively WordPress, social media platforms, video and new media, and he/she should have a clear understanding of export industry challenges in Ireland.

The role will require a flexible approach to working and may require working outside normal working hours from time to time.

Salary

Salary for this role is subject to experience.

The Irish Exporters Association is an equal opportunities employer.

Details

CV and cover note should be e-mailed to simonmckeever@irishexporters.ie titled ‘Communications & Public Affairs Manager’

Closing date for applications: Sunday 27th October 2019.

Public Relations Intern (Paid)  – ClearStory

ClearStory International is an international public relations agency with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. We work with some of the world’s fastest growing companies to provide a centralised global PR service.

With a network of media contacts across 60+ countries, including leading national and international publications, broadcasters and online media, ClearStory offers unrivalled media access.

The Role

You will be working with some of the fastest growing companies around the world to tell their story and generate media interest.

You’ll get proper exposure to client servicing and media relations as you assist the team on the execution of targeted media campaigns around the world.

You will liaise with international media to produce impactful coverage for our clients, carry out research and draft PR materials.

Duties

  • Media targeting and research
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of international media campaigns
  • Drafting press releases and other PR materials
  • Media relations
  • Client reporting
  • Event PR

Who You Are

  • You have an interest in media, technology, startups and global business affairs
  • You are organised and can prioritise tasks
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • You’re eager to learn and improve your skills
  • You work well as part of a team

Qualifications and requirements

  • Available to work for a minimum of 6 months
  • A third level degree or a relevant communications/PR qualification
  • Strong writing skills

Office location

Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Application Deadline: 21st October 2019

Please apply with your CV to info@clearstoryinternational.com or apply at the link here  

Event PR Executive – ClearStory

ClearStory International is an international public relations agency with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. With 50 clients across 20+ countries, we work with the world’s most promising early stage startups and internationally focused businesses to build their profiles in new and existing markets.

ClearStory International is currently expanding its international event division and is recruiting for an Event PR Executive.

The Role
You will be responsible for attracting the world’s biggest media brands such as CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg to internationally renowned events across North America, Europe and Asia.

From sourcing media partnerships to media moderators, you will plan and coordinate global campaigns to showcase client events. Additionally, you will be required to provide on the ground support coordinating media interviews, liaising with journalists and generating content for the event.

Duties

  • Manage a varied portfolio of global events for our clients
  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project
  • Maintain and develop strong client relationships
  • Coordinate interview requests
  • Press release writing
  • Media relations
  • Act as the main point of contact for clients and partners
  • Create an outreach strategy to source moderators, media attendees and partners
  • Manage registration systems

Who You Are

  • You have strong research and planning skills
  • You have an interest in technology, startups and global business affairs
  • You have strong writing skills
  • You are flexible and proactive with a proven ability to multitask
  • You are solution focused and able to think strategically
  • You are organised and have excellent attention to detail
  • You can work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • You are friendly and have impeccable interpersonal skills in a professional setting
  • You work well as part of a team
  • Travelling is required

Qualifications and requirements

  • 2 years’ event management experience
  • Third level degree OR relevant industry qualification
  • Client and campaign management skills
  • Experience in developing media relationships
  • Fluency in English (including written)
  • Other language is a plus

Application Deadline:  21st October 2019

Please apply with your CV to info@clearstoryinternational.com or at the link here

Senior Account Executive – ClearStory

ClearStory International is an international public relations agency with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. With 30 clients across 15+ countries, we work with the world’s most promising early stage startups and internationally focused businesses to build their profiles in new and existing markets.

ClearStory International is recruiting for a Senior Account Executive role as their client list expands.

The Role
You will be working with some of the fastest growing companies around the world to tell their story and generate media interest. You will liaise with international and regional publications/broadcasters including TechCrunch, New York Times, BBC, Channel News Asia and others to produce impactful client coverage.

You will be responsible for everyday client servicing and the execution of targeted media campaigns around the world as well as travelling to some of the largest tech conferences globally.

Duties
● Media targeting and research
● Assisting in the planning and execution of international media campaigns
● Drafting of press releases and other materials
● Media relations
● Messaging and storyboard creation
● Client reporting
● Client relations
● International event PR
● Travel is required

Who You Are
● You have an interest in technology, startups and global business affairs
● You are ambitious, career driven and keen to build an international media contact list
● You are flexible and proactive with a proven ability to multitask
● You are solution focused and able to think strategically
● You are organised and have excellent attention to detail
● You can work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
● You are friendly and have impeccable interpersonal skills in a professional setting
● You work well as part of a team
● You have strong writing skills and grammar
● You are creative with good instinct for interesting editorial content

Qualifications and requirements
● At least 2 years’ agency experience
● Third level degree OR relevant communications or PR qualification/diploma
● Demonstrable writing skills, with experience writing press releases
● Client and campaign management skills
● Experience in developing media relationships
● Fluency in English (including written)
● Another language would be a bonus

Application Deadline: 1st November 2019

Please send your CV to info@clearstoryinternational.com or apply at the link here.

Account Manager, Corporate & Financial Communications- Edelman Ireland

With 6,000 people in 66 offices worldwide Edelman is the leading global communications firm helping organisations evolve, promote and protect their brands. Since Edelman was founded in 1952, we remain an independent and family-owned business. At Edelman Ireland, our Corporate & Financial Communications team partners with a wide range of leading companies including KBC Bank Ireland, Musgrave, Visa, LinkedIn, Ryanair plc and global engineering firm, Jacobs.

Following a number of internal promotions we are recruiting for two roles on the Corporate & Financial Communications team – Account Manager and Senior Account Manager.

Company Edelman Ireland
Location Harcourt Centre, 2 Harcourt Street, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2
Apply by 18 October 2019
Position / Title Account Manager
Department Corporate & Financial Communications
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 18th October.

Account Manager

The successful applicant will have:

  • At least three years’ agency experience;
  • Strategic writing skills, with the ability to develop proposals and presentations for existing clients and delivering copy to tight deadlines;
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills;
  • First class media relations skills – ability to ‘sell a story’ and communicate effectively with the media;
  • Confidence to engage with senior stakeholders.

Experience working with technology or B2B clients and/or coordinating international activity would be beneficial also.

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 18th October.

Account Associate – 150Bond

150Bond is a strategic advisory firm that consults for and develops relationships with the global leaders in technology. There is an opening on the team for an associate who will aid in the development and handling of our accounts in all aspects of strategy and communication.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for media and technology as well as interest in a career in communications and a strong desire to learn and grow within the industry.

The open position is based in our Dublin office.

This opening offers an attractive and exciting opportunity to work with global clients and enter the world of communications in a fast-paced and fun environment.

Responsibilities:
-Execute on client and team requests and day to day tasks
-Generate relevant event and media opportunities for clients and partners
-Maintain an up to date schedule of events and opportunities for clients and partners
-Provide timely reports and updates to the team on various developments
-Research and drafting for various key documents, including briefs, target lists, etc.
-Take notes and prepare summaries & action items for client meetings, both in-person and over the phone

Qualifications & Experience:
-Bachelor’s degree or similar qualification in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or equivalent relevant experience
-This role would particularly suit a recent graduate or someone seeking to start a career in the communications industry

Skills:
-Very organized, with high attention to detail and ability to multitask efficiently
-Always willing to ask questions and contribute ideas
-Familiar with modern workplace tools and software such as Google Drive, Slack, Zoom, etc.
-Ability to work with flexibility and independently while reporting back to the team
-Exceptional written & verbal communication skills
-Motivated to learn and grow at a fast pace
-Interest in the tech topics of today from AI to Blockchain and all things nascent
-Have a passion for and interest in media, press, messaging and storytelling

Head of External Communications – Eirgrid

The Head of External Communications is responsible for managing and delivering external communications strategies and plans that promote key initiatives in support of EirGrid Group’s Strategy  and brand in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

The role holder is responsible for the Group press office, the development of the group brand,  all external publications and all related brand or media related research. He/she will act as a senior adviser to the business on external communication related issues. The Group Communications Manager will oversee the day to day operation of the EirGrid Group website and the related Group social media accounts.

The role holder will have significant leadership experience in the Public Relations discipline with an established network of PR, press and media contacts.  The role holder will be results oriented with strong leadership and team management skills with demonstrated experience of leading and coaching teams.

Success will be measured through assessment of press coverage which is externally sourced and performance of of key brand metrics assessed on a regular basis. The role holder will initiate and drive change based on developments in regard to media coverage and the changing needs of the organisation. Leading and motivating staff based in Northern Ireland and Ireland through change will be an essential part of the role.

The role holder is a member of EirGrid’s extended leadership team and as such is expected to proactively contribute to the overall achievement of business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and engage a high performing team with staff in Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, individuals and groups to deliver EirGrid’s Group strategy by deploying marketing, communications and public relations programmes
  • Devise strategies and plans to build and grow the reputation of EirGrid across the island of Ireland
  • Manage the media and press office for the company building effective working relationships with the media and the press
  • Create high impact strategic campaigns in line with budgets, marketing objectives and business goals
  • Prepare and present strategic reports and documents to senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure that the appropriate capabilities are available to deliver on the future needs of the Group, either internally or externally through partnerships
  • Conduct high quality public policy research to support the External Affairs team and the wider business, including assisting with briefings for senior executive meetings with public policy audiences
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure that policy development is properly informed and communicated to all audiences
  • Identify and build relations with key policy contacts within Government and other relevant groups
  • Lead on responses to major policy events, collaborating with colleagues across the group
  • Represent EirGrid externally with key stakeholders in Ireland and Europe
  • Act as a media spokesperson within an agreed framework
  • Measure progress through market research and through monitoring and reporting appropriate KPIs, presenting as required to the Executive Leadership Team and the Board
  • Exemplify the values and leadership behaviours expected of a leader in the organisation. 

Critical knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Third level qualification in Marketing or Business related discipline
  • Experience of creating, leading and influencing high performing teams in changing circumstances
  • Outstanding Public Affairs expertise, built through experience of delivery at a senior level across many corporate settings
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and spokesperson skills
  • Ability to engage and influence others externally and internally
  • Credibility, sound judgment with the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively Ability to understand the overall business model requirements for a commercial state company that operates in a regulated environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, demonstrate resilience and be comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity

External Communications and Engagement Specialist – Eirgrid

We are the people behind Ireland’s national electricity grid. We make sure that every home, business, school, hospital, factory and farm has power – when and where they need it.

And that’s just the beginning of our story. We are now transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change.

Our focus is on safety, security and reliability. Our work environment is challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team-orientated. Our culture is driven by performance, knowledge and continual development. Our people are committed to reducing Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and making decarbonisation a reality – while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us.

Our future has never looked more exciting. And this is an incredible opportunity to be part of it. The world is ready for change. If you are too, join us.

As part of this role, you will develop and execute project communications plans which deliver the business objectives of EirGrid, the protection and development of the brand and the successful delivery of infrastructure projects. You will oversee the management of the consultation process for the assigned project including clarity and tone of responses to submissions and correspondence with stakeholders.

You will also proactively identify communication issues and develop plans to address and assist in the implementation of the company’s enhanced approach to consultation. You will develop and drive the implementation of our engagement strategy and manage a range of engagement events and initiative.

You will have a degree in either Communications/PR or Marketing, with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience. You will have experience in external communications via social media platforms and experience of working with journalists and elected representatives. An understanding of the energy sector would be useful.

Most importantly, you will need to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues, customers and stakeholders. You will need to have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills along with a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and work on your own initiative.

 

Senior Marketing Communications Specialist – Eirgrid

We are the people behind Ireland’s national electricity grid. We make sure that every home, business, school, hospital, factory and farm has power – when and where they need it.

And that’s just the beginning of our story. We are now transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change.

Our focus is on safety, security and reliability. Our work environment is challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team-orientated. Our culture is driven by performance, knowledge and continual development. Our people are committed to reducing Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and making decarbonisation a reality – while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us.

Our future has never looked more exciting. And this is an incredible opportunity to be part of it. The world is ready for change. If you are too, join us.

As a Senior Marketing Communications Specialist, you will be exposed to a varied and dynamic role encompassing the delivery and execution of marketing and PR campaigns, events and corporate hospitality programmes, sponsorship activation, brand custodian.

You will lead the development and implementation of brand communications plans, including advertising, events, promotional activity and public relations activity. You will be responsible for driving and coordinating engagement the business departments and be responsible for developing and delivering best in class communication to ensure all communications are delivering for the brand strategy.

You will have a degree in Marketing or similar discipline, with a minimum of 5 years relevant brand communications experience, proven track record of working on consumer facing brands, adding value and developing best in class brand communications programmes and campaigns.

Most importantly, you will need to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues, customers and stakeholders. You will need to have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills along with a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and work on your own initiative.

Apply online here.

Alumni Relations Manager – Trinity Development & Alumni

Trinity Development & Alumni, the primary fundraising agency of Trinity College Dublin, is looking to recruit an Alumni Relations Manager. This is a unique opportunity to play a leading role as Trinity College Dublin embarks on its first philanthropic campaign, Inspiring Generations, in over 400 years. You will be part of a dynamic team as the University undertakes the most ambitious campaign ever undertaken on the island of Ireland and the fourth largest in Europe.

As a member of the Alumni team, you will have a key role delivering on the campaign’s ambition to raise €400m while also inspiring 150,000 hours of volunteering from the global Trinity community of alumni, friends and supporters, staff and students. www.tcd.ie/campaign

Company Trinity Development & Alumni, Trinity College Dublin
Location College Green, Dublin 2
Apply by 18 October 2019
Position / Title Alumni Relations Manager
Department Alumni
Reporting to Director of Alumni & Supporter Relations
Direct Reports Alumni Relations Officer (3) and Alumni Relations Executive (2)
Contract Type Three year Fixed-Term Contract; Full-time
How To Apply Applications via https://tda.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Role summary

As the Alumni Relations Manager you will manage Trinity’s engagement with its 140,000 alumni worldwide coordinating a suite of activities and line-managing a committed team. Building and supporting a large and broad community of interested, committed and enthusiastic alumni stakeholders and volunteers for Trinity in the context of the Inspiring Generations campaign.

Closing date noon Friday, 18 October 2019.  Applications via https://tda.bamboohr.com/jobs/

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities specified below are not intended to be exclusive or restrictive and flexibility in the allocation of specific duties will be required. As the Alumni Relations Manager, you will:

  1. Manage and oversee the delivery of the suite of comprehensive alumni relations programmes, with an increasing focus on digital engagement and segmented approaches.
  2. Contribute to the wider strategic direction of alumni relations at the University, considering the internal and external context in which we operate.
  3. Work closely with colleagues in communications and events to ensure best in class delivery, and to foster an integrated approach across TDA.
  4. Develop and manage effective links with the wider TDA fundraising team to promote the design and delivery of effective supporter journeys.
  5. Build and nurture relationships with alumni worldwide to ensure that they are informed and involved, as part of the Trinity community.
  6. Work closely with and inspire University staff, students, alumni affinity groups, branches and volunteers of the University to help achieve the alumni relations goals of the Trinity College.
  7. Manage the alumni relations team and support colleagues to achieve their individual and team-based goals.
  8. Work closely with the TDA teams in delivering the respective goals of the University.
  9. Plan, record, measure and report against agreed metrics (monthly, quarterly, and annually), including tracking relevant Campaign goals.
  10. Manage relationships with other universities, benchmarking groups, consultants and service providers in relation to alumni relations programmes.
  11. Undertake other duties as may be assigned from time to time by line manager.

Key Relationships

There will be a requirement to engage proactively with a range of stakeholders including TDA colleagues, College personnel, donors, alumni, volunteers and friends of the University.

Direct Reports

Alumni Relations Officer (3) and Alumni Relations Executive (2).

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Applicants should be educated to degree level.
  • Experience of working in an area where alumni relations (or similar stakeholder engagement), public relations, communications & event management are key components.
  • Experience of developing programmes of digital engagement.
  • Demonstrable programme and people management experience
  • Strong computer skills – MS Office packages and social media skills.
  • Experience working with customer relationship management systems or equivalent.

Person Specification

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to foster good working relationships with colleagues and volunteer groups, and a strong instinct for collaboration across traditional organisational boundaries.
  • Confident in developing new processes and managing change.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an eye for detail.
  • Motivated, flexible and able to use own initiative in a busy working environment.
  • Diligent, highly organised experience of managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to get the best out of a team – helping others work both creatively and strategically.
  • Excellent customer services skills.
  • Experience of structuring workload and timelines.
  • Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders.
  • Understanding of, and passion for, the role and value of a university in society.

Terms

  • TDA defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Access to Trinity College Dublin library and discounted membership to Trinity Sports Centre.
  • Office hours 9am-5pm.

About Trinity Development & Alumni

Trinity Development & Alumni (TDA) is the primary fundraising agency for Trinity College Dublin. It is responsible for supporting Trinity’s ambitious educational, research and outreach programmes.

We maintain the University’s connection with its 140,000 alumni in 158 countries with over 70 branches and have been instrumental in raising funds in excess of €300 million since its establishment in 1994.

Trinity Development & Alumni (TDA), is the operating entity of Trinity Foundation, an independent charitable trust that supports Trinity’s mission through alumni support and engagement, and philanthropic fundraising.

Trinity Foundation operating as Trinity Development and Alumni (TDA) is an independent  charity (CHY10898) established to support Trinity’s funding priorities. Read our Privacy Policy

 

PR & Communications Assistant Manager – Kelloggs

Grow with us as you develop and implement external and internal communications strategies at the EMEA Head Office to support our Growth Strategy as a member of our regional communications team.

You will join the European Corporate Affairs team and be a business partner with, European cereal and snacks business in protecting and promoting Kellogg’s reputation. Enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter.

Lead with us as you support the development and activation of our regional news stories to deliver business results from earned media programmes, including PR, social media, content development and employee engagement to promote Kellogg’s brands in the cereal and snacks categories.

You will report into the Head of External Communications collaborate with a diverse group of individuals from our European communications teams, sales, category management, marketing, nutrition and other cross-functional partners.

Be a part of the united values and collaborative culture at Kellogg!

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

As a PR & Communications Assistant Manager, you will deliver exceptional results and:

  • Have a flair for writing press release, copy, speeches and media materials
  • Build best in class PR strategies to protect and promote Kellogg’s reputation
  • Create advocacy for Kellogg brands and stories via communication programmes that inform and engage multiple audiences
  • Be brilliant at creating content and for social media and other online platforms
  • Manage media relations and press office requests
  • Provide support in the integrated planning process for earned media with marketing and PR agencies
  • Give guidance and direction to PR agency partners
  • Support the external lead in communications issues and opportunities
  • Help the team to deliver internal communications priorities
  • Review and approve in our internal approval system all PR materials to ensure communication is accurate, relevant and consistent with Kellogg’s corporate messaging and positions

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

  • Educated to degree level in communications, public relations, journalism, English or related discipline preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in a PR Agency, mid-level external communications role and/or corporate communications.
  • Great influencing, project management skills and the ability to prioritise.
  • Interest in and working knowledge of the food industry.

Preferred

  • Fluency in English is essential, but a second or third European language would be advantageous, as would previous experience of working in a European environment.
  • Three to five years’ experience in PR either in-house or with an agency

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

If you experience any difficulty when applying please contact European.Recruitment@kellogg.com.

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

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

Apply on LinkedIn here.

 

Senior Account Executive – Elevate PR

Elevate PR is seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking senior account executive with a minimum of two years’ consumer PR agency experience, to join a team of PR, event management and social media professionals, working on a portfolio of high profile Irish and international brands.

Company Elevate PR
Location 14 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
Apply by 18 October 2019
Position / Title Senior Account Executive
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply Salary will reflect the level of experience required. Please send a CV directly to Claire Feely: claire@elevate.ie by Friday, 18th October, 2019.

We are looking for a candidate who is proactive and energetic, who is used to working in a fast-paced environment and as part of a dynamic team. The successful candidate will have strong organisational and communication skills, and be able to multi-task and work off their own initiative.

Elevate is an independent, creative and hardworking PR and social media agency based in Dublin, Ireland. We develop big ideas and creative content led by consumer insights. We are creative brand connectors.

Salary will reflect the level of experience required. Please send a CV directly to Claire Feely: claire@elevate.ie by Friday, 18th October, 2019.

Associate Consultant (Senior Account Executive) – Teneo

Teneo Ireland is looking for an Associate Consultant (Senior Account Executive) to join its award-winning Brand Strategy & Communications team.

This is a hugely exciting opportunity for someone looking to further their career in PR and work in an agency with an enviable client list.

Company Teneo
Location Cranford House, Montrose, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Position / Title Associate Consultant (Senior Account Executive)
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Please send a cover letter and CV to DUB-careers@teneo.com ASAP

Role

You will play a key role in the development and delivery of exciting brand strategy and creative communications campaigns in a fun and focused team environment.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious, hardworking and results driven professional with a creative edge. We’ll expect you to make a difference from day one and have the following:

  • A passion for PR, media and communications
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a PR agency
  • Exceptional attention to detail is a must, coupled with personal pride in every output you deliver
  • Established media contacts and a complete understanding of the media landscape
  • Excellent writing, media relations, organisational and inter-personal skills
  • A proven ability to build strong client relationships
  • Confidence with excellent presentation skills
  • An appreciation for deadlines and the importance of delivering against same across a number of campaigns
  • An ability to manage the financial administration of all your accounts
  • A track record in monitoring and effectively measuring campaign performance in the context of campaign objectives and KPIs
  • A thorough understanding of social media and the influencer landscape
  • Strong work ethic with a team player attitude
  • Inter-personal skills, enabling you to mentor, manage and inspire junior team members
  • A minimum of a relevant third level qualification in the public relations / communications area.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Long term career prospects
  • Continuous training
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible working
  • Health care contribution
  • PRSA facility
  • Annual health checks / Flu jabs
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Travel saver tickets
  • Subsidised massages
  • Sports club contribution
  • Company CSR programme.

For further information on Teneo, please visit www.teneo.com/ireland

Interested in applying?

Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and CV in the strictest confidence to DUB-careers@teneo.com ASAP.

Hanover Dublin is looking for a Consultant (Account Manager) to support the growth of our rapidly expanding team.

Consultant (Account Manager) – Hanover Dublin

With the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this arm of the business, the successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to further develop a career in communications and public affairs. The team will have access to Hanover Group’s award-winning international network of clients, predominantly in the financial services, healthcare and technology sectors.

The successful candidate will be a keen networker, with a passion for public affairs and a nuanced understanding of the relationship between business and politics. We work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment, and our consultants are equally at home in the office, at a pitch or at a networking event.

The successful candidate will manage client accounts across the Dublin team and will be involved in new business development.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Driving the delivery of client work on multiple accounts and support the team in reviewing progress, monitoring capacity and allocating tasks
  • Staying abreast of print, online, broadcast media and Oireachtas business, identifying opportunities for coverage
  • Expanding your policy knowledge and personal network through event attendance and relationship building with key stakeholders and relevant journalists
  • Finding creative ways to sell in stories to print and broadcast journalists
  • Leveraging digital and social media channels
  • Managing media and stakeholder events
  • Actively participating in client meetings and ensuring prompt and accurate follow up
  • Contributing towards new business pitches and identifying new business opportunities

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Prior experience from either a PR/public affairs consultancy or in-house communications team
  • A developed understanding and keen interest in Irish politics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working within a close-knit team, with the ability to work independently
  • Effective time, project and financial management
  • Client focused with close attention to detail
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised and ability to think creatively

Apply online here.

Marketing/Communications Manager, Real Estate and Workplace Services – Google 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in marketing, marketing communications, internal communications, executive communications or a related field (e.g., PR, journalism, government, political, nonprofit settings).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience managing vendors on projects.
  • Experience developing/deploying communications and marketing strategies across a global organization to effectively drive change through a team/agencies.
  • Experience collaborating with and influencing leaders and cross-functional partners through relationships, expertise and sound data.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced and ambiguous environments, maintain good judgment and escalate issues appropriately.
  • Creative problem-solver with the ability to think, plan and execute on multiple projects autonomously in an organized fashion, balancing long-term and urgent needs.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to write in the Google voice.

About the job

As a member of the Real Estate team, you are a critical thinker with versatile knowledge on the front lines of Google’s physical expansion. Google cannot grow without you. You are part of a team with a wide range of responsibilities including lease administration, real estate transaction management, and the design and construction supervision of our next and ever expanding offices. You help manage the spatial requirements for a workforce that is growing at lightning speed to ensure that the job is not only done to Google’s high and industry-setting standards, but also in a way that promises long-term sustainability and care for our world’s resources.

In this role supporting Google’s REWS and Global Security and Resilience Services (GSRS) teams across our 150+ offices, you’ll devise and implement creative, inspiring and integrated marketing and communications plans that convey the vision and intentionality behind our iconic real estate developments, spaces and services. You’ll craft narratives that stick and make the complex easy to understand for all audiences using a variety of channels (i.e., email, presentations, videos, talking points, articles, websites, social media, live experiences and other Google channels). You’ll also manage communications for cross-functional change initiatives and help leaders communicate effectively with their global, regional and local teams. For all your work, you’ll track the effectiveness of your plans, using what you’ve learned to make the process more effective and efficient for future projects.

The Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) team creates inspiring spaces and innovative services that bring Google’s culture and values to life. We build and maintain all aspects of what keeps our Googley workspaces operating seamlessly across multiple cities and regions globally. We also manage the industry-leading services that help make Google a great place to work – from how we design healthy and collaborative workspaces, create energizing food experiences, provide convenient transportation and fitness options, to delivering inclusive environments where Google and our employees can thrive.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and thought partner to leaders and internal clients. Build consensus across global and regional teams and influence decision-making with stakeholders at all levels to achieve business objectives.
  • Work collaboratively to establish and implement the marketing, communications and engagement priorities for Google’s global real estate developments.
  • Manage complex operational and strategic projects and initiatives, from conception to post mortem, prioritizing across multiple projects.
  • Create high quality, compelling marketing communication materials, at the organizational, Google-wide and public-facing levels, using a variety of channels. Track effectiveness of campaigns and manage feedback using insights to improve strategies.
  • Provide broader REWS and security knowledge to support partners in EMEA and APAC with short- and long-term initiatives that achieve business goals. Manage issues, demonstrating speed and sound judgment

At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Are you a dynamic, experienced and innovative communications consultant looking for an exciting in-house PR opportunity at L’Oreal?
L’Oréal’s Active Cosmetics Division is looking to appoint a senior communications consultant who will be responsible for devising strategic and impactful campaigns with media and influencers; as well as, work with amazing experts in the field of dermatology and skin science on behalf of Vichy and La Roche-Posay.
YOU WILL…
  • Build and implement a 360° creative and effective external communication strategy, in line with the international brand communication strategy and the local business strategy
  • Build annual PR plan per brand with clear KPIs, working within budget and timelines, and tracking results
  • Develop high quality informative content for press releases, articles, briefings, events, speaking engagements/panels, and media opportunities that engages and builds brand equity
  • Lead and work directly with the International & UK communications team to support the Irish communication strategy
  • Collaborate with the marketing, training and Commercial teams to generate new ideas and align on strategy and objectives for maximum reach and results
  • Manage all press, Influencer and expert relationships and optimize opportunities to partner and collaborate with them
  • Manage influencer / expert contracting / negotiation process with internal legal team and external management agencies
  • Identify communities locally where the brands can establish relationships and use the content created from them to enhance our social media channels. Utilising across CRM and SEO
  • Input into paid media initiatives and partnerships with creators and influencers
  • Stay up to date on new social media tools, owning social listening with UKI CMO team
  • Manage and mentor PR Intern support
YOU ARE…
  • Extremely knowledgeable of best beauty/influencer landscape practices
  • Strategic and creative with the ability to align press/engagement initiatives with business goals
  • Team player who thrives within a dynamic, fast-growing global company
  • Solution-oriented, independent thinker with hands-on/can-do, “roll up your sleeves” attitude
  • Career-focused, dedicated and a true passion for the beauty and social landscape
  • Extremely proficient in all social media platforms
YOU HAVE…
  • Experience in a similar role (Minimum of 4-7 years agency or in-house experience handling earned and/or paid Media/Influencer Relations/Marketing) and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently ensuring that regular updates are provided to key stakeholders
  • Proven track record leading strategic influencer campaigns with measurable ROI
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, organizational, attention to detail and follow-up skills a must
  • Excellent project management skills and proven ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills and contacts across all verticals
  • Extremely proficient in reporting tools.

Apply online here.

Head of Group Marketing & Public Relations – Davy

It’s not just business. It’s personal.

An exciting opportunity has opened for a Head of Group Marketing & Public Relations here in Davy.

The Head of Group Marketing & Public Relations is responsible for leading the delivery of integrated and client-focused brand, marketing, customer experience and public relations propositions and plans in support of new business, revenue, retention and brand goals across the Davy Group of businesses.

The role in more detail

The successful applicant will play a key role in a truly client-first Marketing Team and a brilliant wider group of people who are responsible for delivering world-class outcomes for our clients.

The responsibilities of the role include all the usual marketing activities for a diverse range of business units across multiple geographies: strategy & planning, business development, sales & marketing activation, retention programmes, digital marketing strategy, brand development, public relations, and marketing operations.

About us

Davy is a market leader in wealth management and capital markets in Ireland. We are over 700 people, managing €14bn+ of our client assets, with offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Belfast, London and Luxembourg.

We aim to build client relationships that lead to real understanding. Understanding builds to great advice and world-class outcomes for our clients, whether they are individual people, businesses or large institutions.

Our vision is to be the financial services partner most trusted by our clients and most admired for our people. Developing our people is our priority and we are committed to embracing diversity in all its forms.

Why work with us

There are lots of benefits to working at Davy. Our city centre location, free access to our onsite gym and fitness studio, impressive social calendar, clear CSR programme, performance related bonuses, and investment in your further education demonstrate the value we place in developing and rewarding our staff. But above all, we have a clearly-defined purpose and culture which guide everything we do. We are one team, always growing, putting our clients first.

Key responsibilities of this role:

  • Strategy and Planning Delivery – annual marketing plans and budgets approved and resourced
  • Marketing and Sales Activation – agreed campaigns and activities executed through-the-line, on time and on budget to drive new business growth – reviewed, measured against and optimised monthly
  • Retention – effective, efficient and consistent delivery of client communications across all Davy client groups resulting in a meaningful impact on client experience, satisfaction and retention
  • Culture and Brand Delivery – embedding of visual identity and tone of voice guidelines and ensuring that the Davy purpose, positioning and values are reflected across all customer touchpoints and within Davy
  • Public Relations, Corporate Comms and Social Media – group wide public relations and social media strategy that is aligned to overall strategy, reinforces our positioning, strengthens our corporate reputation and supports integrated marketing and brand/sponsorship programmes
  • Marketing Operations – efficiencies, productivity and cost structure of agency relationships
  • People Performance – ensure the 12-person strong Group Marketing & PR Team is motivated and achieving their full potential

REQUIREMENTS

  • A solid understanding of the interplay between culture and brand combined with a client-first approach
  • Through-the-line marketing communications, campaign planning and management experience
  • Experience of developing and implementing marketing plans that have delivered tangible commercial results in a service-based sector
  • Project management, influencing, networking and stakeholder management skills, for collaboration with colleagues across departments
  • Ability to grasp technical nuances and to communicate complex content in a clear and concise manner is crucial
  • Experience of managing and mentoring teams, along with experience of managing matrix relationships in a large organisation
  • Pro-active self-starter who is organised, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The candidate will need to be confident in decision making to manage the diverse requests that may appear at short notice and require prompt decisions

Apply for this job here.

 

Public Relations Internship (6 months, Paid) – ClearStory International

ClearStory International is an international public relations agency with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.

We work with some of the world’s fastest growing companies to provide a centralised global PR service.

With a network of media contacts across 60+ countries, including leading national and international publications, broadcasters and online media, ClearStory offers unrivalled media access.

The Role

You will be working with some of the fastest growing companies around the world to tell their story and generate media interest.

You’ll get proper exposure to client servicing and media relations as you assist the team on the execution of targeted media campaigns around the world.

You will liaise with international media to produce impactful coverage for our clients, carry out research and draft PR materials.

Duties

  • Media targeting and research
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of international media campaigns
  • Drafting press releases and other PR materials
  • Media relations
  • Client reporting
  • Event PR

Who You Are

  • You have an interest in media, technology, startups and global business affairs
  • You are organised and can prioritise tasks
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • You’re eager to learn and improve your skills
  • You work well as part of a team

Qualifications and requirements

  • Available to work for a minimum of 6 months
  • A third level degree or a relevant communications/PR qualification
  • Strong writing skills

Office location: Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Application Details: Application Deadline: 27th September 2019.

Please apply with your CV to info@clearstoryinternational.com or apply here

If you have any questions about this role, feel free to drop us a line at info@clearstoryinternational.com

Communications Manager – Three Ireland 

The job in a nutshell As Communications Manager you will manage all Corporate and Business PR at Three. You will be responsible for the successful delivery of an effective PR strategy that will communicate Three`s key messages

As Communications Manager you will manage all Corporate and Business PR at Three. You will be responsible for the successful delivery of an effective PR strategy that will communicate Three`s key messages.

What else it involves
Manage the business` external communications
– Develop and implement external communications and PR strategies and programmes to support key corporate and business campaigns.
– Act as a company spokesperson when necessary.
– Support CEO Office, Senior Management Team and Head of Corporate Affairs with regard to external communications opportunities.
– Provide external comms guidance and support to all areas of the business as required.
– Work closely with Marketing and Business teams to ensure integrated communications across the business.
– Manage reputational risk and issues/crisis communications, in conjunction with the Head of Corporate Affairs and other key business stakeholders.
– Evaluate the communications strategies with tangible results that demonstrate success.
Manage Three press office
– Full management of Three press office and all media queries.
– Agency management.
– Manage online media centre.
– Media monitoring of all Three and industry related coverage.
Manage the Business (B2B / Tech) PR
– Manage Three Business PR requirements.
– Proactively identify media opportunities to support the work of Three Business.
– Develop calendar of PR activity to support the priorities of the Business Marketing and Business Sales teams.
– Evaluate the Business PR plan with tangible results that demonstrate success.
Drive proactive PR to support other key business initiatives
– Provide proactive PR support to the business for new products, services and initiatives being introduced across Technology and CSR.

The skills we`re looking for
Experience within a similar role in a large corporate company is essential.
A proven track record in devising and implementing communications programmes.
Ability to prioritise and plan effectively.
Experience in managing external communications agencies.
Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Good IT skills.
Initiative, drive and enthusiasm

Senior Account Executive – Havas

As an Senior Account Executive with Havas Dublin, you will work on projects for a diverse portfolio of fun, creative and ambitious consumer brands. You’ll also work with a team who are equally fun, creative and ambitious. We want someone who works mega hard but also has a creative edge. Your knowledge of the modern PR landscape is KEY! We want influencer experts who have brilliant traditional media expertise to boot!  You will assist in research and planning of stand-out, category-leading campaigns.

We want you to bring your A-Game!

Daily roles and responsibilities include:

  • Brainstorming & concept development, devising concepts and researching potential campaign ideas
  • Identifying and working with 3rd party suppliers to make the magic happen
  • Supporting the senior management team with document preparation, research and resource provision
  • Hands on assistants at PR activations and events
  • Working on all areas of the business from prepping press releases, to assisting with TV and photo shoots You will work primarily with the PR team in Havas Dublin in a fast-paced environment, alongside a dedicated team of client services account managers, executives and creatives.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of campaigns are activated fully and in the best possible manner.

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • A passion to live and breathe PR & marketing, both personally and professionally
  • Strong press release writing skills
  • In depth understanding of online, social, print and broadcast media landscape
  • An interest and hunger for creating PR and marketing magic
  • Working as part of a fast-paced team and keeping a cool head under pressure
  • Interest & knowledge of digital and social media is preferred
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically!
  • Multi-tasking skills are essential!

If this is you, then please send your CV to jobs@havas.ie

External Communications Manager – Workhuman 

The Opportunity

Are you looking for the type of company that is not only a great workplace but also in the business of creating great workplaces around the world? Do you want to help drive success for a fast-growing company that positively impacts the lives of millions of people around the world?
Based in our Dublin, Ireland office, you will lead and execute appropriate strategies aimed at elevating Workhuman’s brand awareness and market influence through external communications channels.

Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

What you’ll do:
  • Ensure the corporate social editorial calendar maps to global and regional marketing and business objectives in order to elevate awareness, industry importance and thought leadership
  • Work with the social media coordinator to ensure postings are executed, timely, regionalized and measured
  • Act as the local point of contact for agencies across various external comms functions
  • Represent the company and corporate and industry events, driving PR and social media efforts before, during and after
  • Execute external communications plan working within budget and timelines and tracking results to ensure KPIs are consistently met
  • Support executive speaking and award efforts, in conjunction with other stakeholders, to ensure each spokesperson is appropriately prepared and supported
  • Help bring Workhuman’s values, mission and approach to life through social and PR programs
  • Support efforts to leverage social program to expand customer advocacy and evangelism, working with customer experience team and communications team
  • Collaborate with key business areas, such as operations, sales, demand generation, customer marketing, internal communications, and HR to assist on programs that build a foundation for future world-class campaigns and initiatives
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 4-5+ years – experience in technology/software and/or HR a plus.
  • Understanding of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with strong excitement to learn and grow in social space
  • Excitement for local and global media relations expertise
  • Passion about being ahead of the curve for social technologies that can drive business results
  • A strong analytical mind with an ability to compile data, and analyze results to improve program
  • Strong writing and verbal skills – with the ability to create a wide range of materials
  • Top notch collaborative skills, with the ability to work with many people at once and be open to new ideas and suggestion
  • High emotional intelligence a must
  • Willing to travel to industry events
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
Benefits:
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with years of service
  • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee, partner and children
  • A Pension commences after probation period-
  • Participation in Workhuman’s employee motivational programs
  • Discounted gift certificates
  • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking(subject to availability)
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme
  • Access to Workhuman® University
  • Additional ‘perks’- Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events throughout the year etc.

The Company

Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

Did you know:

  • We are #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2019 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2019 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe
  • Workhuman® is used by 4.5 million of employees across 160 countries.
  • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.

Apply on Company Website here.

PR & Content Manager – Currency Fair 

CurrencyFair is on a mission to bring fairer financial services to consumers and businesses worldwide. We are looking for a marketing communications leader to join the team as PR Content Manager to supercharge our communications strategy and play a leading role in helping CurrencyFair become an established brand in all our target markets.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all corporate and consumer PR activity, as well as defining and delivering on a content marketing strategy that drives commercial growth in new and existing markets, and in particular the SME space.

Role responsibilities

  • Develop a creative strategy that amplifies the CurrencyFair brand through online and offline media in all our core territories:
  • Work with the Head of Brand Marketing to develop and execute on the marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
  • Work with our Content team to develop digital content which extends the reach of the CurrencyFair brand and drives conversion at each point of the acquisition funnel
  • Develop and execute a PR strategy for CurrencyFair that delivers business objectives across both consumer and business target audiences
  • Coordinate all public relations activities, manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and presentations
  • Own and execute on the calendar of corporate focused events and activities, working closely with the Leadership Team to ensure objectives are delivered
  • Evaluate PR opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis
  • Develop and execute on a content marketing plan that helps to deliver on CurrencyFair’s commercial goals in all our core markets by driving: increased brand awareness and consideration, website traffic, customer acquisition and improved retention and loyalty
  • In line with the B2B marketing strategy, deliver a wide range of SME-focused content across multiple media formats, including longer form content such as guides, whitepapers, research papers, webinars etc.
  • Work closely with the CRM Manager and Sales team to ensure that SME content is optimised for the conversion and sales funnels
  • Ensure all blog content is engaging and informative across all target customer groups
  • Ensure all content is delivered in line with CurrencyFair brand guidelines, tone of voice and style guide
  • Identify and work closely with online influencers and brand ambassadors to increase awareness of the CurrencyFair proposition
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to achieve a consistent, cohesive multichannel approach.
  • Monitor and analyse results on a quarterly basis – communicating performance of all PR and Content activities
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting consumers and businesses and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them

What we need as a minimum:

  • Excellent written communication and copywriting skills
  • Degree in relevant field: journalism, communications, marketing
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Proven track record in developing successful communications strategies for brand marketing activities
  • Strong background in developing content marketing strategies
  • Excellent track record in producing engaging and informative communications for a global audience
  • Experience in acting as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews
  • Outstanding written and spoken English

And what we’d be super impressed with:

  • Experience in financial services or technology industry
  • In-depth knowledge of the Irish media landscape and key contacts in both corporate and consumer media

Apply online here.

 

Communications Senior Manager (12m FTC) – EY

The dynamic, award winning and world class communications team at EY is looking for an exceptional PR professional to join our exciting team. We are a group of creative and highly motivated communications specialists who are proud to work for a purpose driven firm that cares deeply about building a better working world. Our tight focus is on our people, our clients and supporting communities to thrive through innovation in a complex and fast moving commercial environment. The person we want to fill this senior role will be a highly motivated, creative leader who shares our passion for thinking and acting differently. Someone who can help lead and actively contribute to the creative output of this high performing team and quickly make an impact on the business. If you think this might be you, drop what you’re doing and get in touch fast. We want to hear from you.

The opportunity

For the right person this role could be career defining. The opportunity to make an impact and to catapult your future career onwards is enormous. We pride ourselves on spotting and nurturing exceptional talent for however long that person works with us. Our people are our most valuable asset. When they preform out of their skin the business feels it intensely. If you bring the right skills, are innovative, committed and creative and if you care passionately about building a better working world, the opportunities to make a real and lasting impact are abundantly here.

Your key responsibilities

External Communications:

  • Create and implement PR and Communications plans to support key corporate campaigns, in conjunction with the Head of Communications. This will include advising different departments to ensure a consistency of approach and messaging across all materials produced
  • Design and deliver external communications plans as agreed with Service Line Leaders and key growth areas of the business
  • Work closely with Marketing and Business Development to ensure integrated communications across the business.  Advise and recommend appropriate communications channels and tactics
  • Manage engagement with external support agencies
  • Proactively identify media opportunities to support the work of EY
  • Manage firm wide press content – advise, review and edit content
  • Manage reputational risk and issues/crisis communications, in conjunction with the Director of Communications and other business leaders
  • Build relationships with key media contacts (across the island of Ireland) and proactively target news opportunities and forward features
  • Working with the marketing team seek to incorporate LinkedIn and Twitter as part of communications plans.

Internal Communications:

  • Build strong relationships with each of EY’s Service Lines and the heads of core functions and ensure their engagement in the planning and delivery of internal communications that support Ireland and the wider firm’s business priorities
  • Design and oversee the delivery of internal communications plans as agreed with the Director of Communications and Service Line Leaders
  • Plan and create both online and offline content for EY Ireland’s Managing Partner quarterly roadshows
  • Oversee the delivery of internal communication campaigns across the business
  • Work closely with the Communications team across UK & Ireland to ensure consistent messaging along with the management and roll-out of global programmes and campaigns
  • Measure ‘business as usual’ communications and campaign effectiveness, recommending ways to build awareness and understanding of business priorities

Skills and attributes for success

  • Professional, entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative mind-set
  • Strong project and people management experience
  • Strong analytical skills with experience organising, analysing and presenting large amounts of information or data in a creative manor

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Have a minimum eight years’ experience in a high-performance, professional environment
  • Excellent writing, editing, communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong network of media contacts and experience of sophisticated media management
  • Experience and a strong interest in media as well as a proven track record in this area
  • Experience of building strong relationships and influencing senior business leaders and peers
  • Experience of creating and executing internal and external communication strategies that support business objectives and increase employee engagement
  • Experience in team management
  • Ability to handle confidential and proprietary information with discretion

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience of working with corporate, financial, professional services or consulting organisations (in-house or agency)
  • Track record of being a strong team player and lateral thinker, comfortable working collaboratively, virtually and independently
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of creating content across a range of channels e.g. video, digital
  • Knowledge and experience of best practice internal communication tools
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience

What we look for

Passionate, committed, innovative leaders who can confidently and creatively help us tell the incredible EY story about innovation, entrepreneurship and leading with purpose.   

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Build your legacy with us.

Apply now online here and please reference Pia Phelan, Senior Communications Manager when applying. 

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

  • Are you a Communications professional looking for your next challenge?
  • Are you media savvy, with strong business writing skils and an understanding of the digital landscape?
  • Are you interested in joining a firm that delivers award winning training and opportunities for career progression

We are looking to recruit a highly skilled and dynamic Communications Officer to join our Marketing and Communications team on a two year contract, based in our Dublin 2 office.

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

  • Driving awareness of and engagement with a wide range of KPMG content via media coverage.
  • Collaborating with both the Marketing team and the business to develop targeted communications campaigns in support of business objectives.
  • Developing and writing digital content to support an engaging and commercially focused website and other digital channels.

We Ideally Need You To Have The Following

  • At least 3 years of experience in a Communications, PR or journalism position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, journalism, marketing or related disciplines.
  • Proven experience in generating ideas and creative input that results in media coverage.
  • Motivation and excellent team work abilities, commercial curiousity and an interest in business, technology and industry issues.
  • Highly developed writing skills with the ability to write press releases, internal newsletters and web and other digital copy and with experience of working with media and agencies.
  • Skilled in repurposing content for use online and distilling often complex topics into concise, insightful and compelling stories for business readers in various formats including video and podcasts.
  • Excellent digital skills including SEO and the use of social media platforms.
  • A good understanding of marketing fundamentals including the role of sponsorship in the wider marketing mix and an appreciation of great design.
  • Ability to quickly get to grips with our internal clients’ objectives and technical content in terms of client and industry issues and develop content and campaigns to best meet these objectives.
  • Highly organised with an ability to communicate with confidence and creativity at multiple levels and with excellent team and relationship management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive and enthusiasm are a pre-requisite for this role.
  • Flexibility, good time management and a positive work ethic, requires a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team and manage multiple deadlines and projects simultaneously with well-developed project management skills.
  • High standards in terms of accuracy and attention to detail are essential.

We Offer More Than Just a Career Opportunity

  • The opportunity to work on interesting projects in order to develop your skills and experience
  • An in-house award winning team of training specialists who will help you achieve your career goals
  • Relocation assistance for those looking to move home to Ireland

KPMG Marketing & Communications Team
The Marketing team comprises 25 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 here.

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 Aimee Ward on aimee.ward@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.

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