Irish PR Jobs

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Spencer Recruitment

Brendan Madden at Spencer Recruitment seeking candidates for the below roles. If you are interested in either role please email your CV to brendan@spencerrecruitment.com

 

Internal Communications Associate – Spencer Recruitment

Spencer Recruitment are dealing with an exciting Internal Comms opportunity within the Communications Department of one of Ireland’s leading retailers, with specific responsibility for all Internal Communication projects.

The successful candidate will contribute to the day-to-day management of the Company’s engagement with key stakeholders, preparing timely and accurate materials and reports as required and will manage the internal communications App.

 

Corporate PR Assistant – Spencer Recruitment

If you have between 2-3 years experience in implementing Corporate strategy and are adept at drafting press releases, speeches and presentation materials, then this role could be for you!

This exciting opportunity with Aldi in Kildare gives the successful candidate an opportunity to work with an excellent Corporate Communications team who are commercially minded and work towards the improvement of the wider business.

Communications Lead – ESB 

Job Title: Communications Lead
Business Unit: Engineering & Major Projects
Job Type: Temporary – 36 Months
Salary: €50,000-€60,000

Electricity Supply Board (ESB) was established in 1927 as a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland under the Electricity (Supply) Act 1927. With a holding of 95%, ESB is majority owned by the Irish Government. The remaining 5% is held by the trustees of an Employee Share Ownership Plan.

ESB’s purpose is to create a Brighter Future for the customers and communities we serve, by leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy. Through our diverse businesses across Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, we aim to meet the customer energy needs by bringing the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions for a low-carbon world. Today, we continue to drive progress and change, constantly innovating and evolving to stay relevant and reliable for the many people who depend on us. We are harnessing all our resources for a brighter future, investing in our people and working collaboratively with partners to enhance the lives of our customers, drive economic progress and bring about a more sustainable future.

Position Description
Project Fitzwilliam is the delivery of a new 400,000 sq. foot office development in central Dublin. The Communications Lead is responsible for managing all communications in respect of the overall project including the Design and Build, New Space and Commercial work streams to ensure the project maintains a positive reputation. The Communications Lead will report to the Property Strategy & Development Manager working together to deliver the overall change management objectives, maximising employee commitment and engagement and developing a positive reputation for Group Property Projects and the company. The purpose of this role is to ensure effective communications are in place to enable organisational change through aligning new ways of working in the new works space with ESB’s strategy. The role is very dynamic, incorporating a wide variety of tasks in managing the communications channels for Group Property.

Key Responsibilities
The role will include the following:

  • Create and implement communications on Project Fitzwilliam and other Group Property Projects.
  • Managing the Project Fitzwilliam communication tools: e.g. Yammer updates, Electric Mail, The Hub, etc.
  • Management of communications across all touch points (digital communications, website, sales, collateral, office branding, etc.) ensuring consistency across all communications.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders, including the development of communications collateral and support materials for engaging with clients/stakeholders.
  • Ensure Change elements are clearly communicated and understood including surveying change awareness in respect of the property projects including F27.
  • Support the project team and the property change process
  • Deliver communications activities such as events, lunch and learns, etc. to support the Group Property Project Team and to support employee engagement.
  • Develop and report on communications KPI’s
  • Contribute to the overall communications strategy and support other team members.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a relevant role
  • Experience of working in a busy pressured environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in SharePoint, Excel, Google Analytics, WordPress desirable or any experience with web content management system
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Proactive and show initiative
  • Passionate about communications and marketing

Qualifications
Essential

  • Either 3rd Level qualification or relevant work experience.

Location
This position will be based in ESB Offices, Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Reporting to
Property Strategy & Development Manager

Note: Please advise if you require any additional accommodations to assist you if you are called to attend at interview.

Policy and Communications Officer – Ruhama

Ruhama, an Irish NGO and registered charity, is looking to recruit for a Policy and Communications Officer.
Company Ruhama
Location 30/31 Camden Street Lower, Dublin 2
Apply by 13 August 2020
Position / Title Policy and Communications Officer
Reporting to CEO Ruhama
Contract Type Full-Time Permanent
How To Apply To apply, candidates must submit a completed and signed application form by email to katherina@ruhama.ie . Please note that CVs without an application form are not acceptable.

A full job description and application form is available to download on  www.ruhama.ie/work-for-us or www.activelink.ie/vacancies, and are also available on the PRII website on the links provided.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Thursday 20th August 2020.

Informal enquiries to Katherina McCaul on 087 290 7442 or on katherina@ruhama.ie.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12.00noon on Thursday 13th 2020

Immediate Applications now are invited for the above position; –

Ruhama is an Irish NGO and registered charity that offers nationwide support to women affected by prostitution, sex trafficking and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation. Founded in 1989, our organisation has extensive expertise in providing a wide range of specialist, holistic support services. Our services are free, confidential and delivered by a committed and experienced team. Ruhama also advocates and engages in policy work on issues related to prostitution, sex trafficking and the experiences of the women we work with.

The Policy and Communications Officer is a vital and pivotal role at Ruhama, with responsibility for managing and developing all of the Policy and Communications strands of Ruhama’s work. Working closely with the Chief Executive, the post holder will be responsible for the development of internal and external policies on prostitution and related areas and for the management and implementation of a clear, strategic Communications policy as well as for leading out on regular high profile media campaigns.

Application Process

To apply, candidates must submit a completed and signed application form by email to katherina@ruhama.ie. Please note that CVs without an application form are not acceptable.

A full job description and application form is available to download on  www.ruhama.ie/work-for-us or www.activelink.ie/vacancies, and are also available on the PRII website on the links provided.

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Thursday 20th August 2020.

Informal enquiries to Katherina McCaul on 087 290 7442 or on katherina@ruhama.ie.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12.00noon on Thursday 13th 2020.

Communications Manager (Assistant Principal Level) in the Civil Service

The Civil Service has vacancies for Communications Manager.

Company Government of Ireland
Location Nationwide
Apply by 20 August 2020
Position / Title Communications Manager
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply For more information and how to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/PRII_Ad_CommsManager

Improving communication capacity across Government Departments is a key enabler to ensure effective policy implementation and strong public understanding of the work being carried out by Civil Servants in delivering for the people of Ireland.

Opportunities now exist for suitably qualified and committed individuals to take up the role of Communications Manager with the relevant communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement experience.

Candidates must hold a Level 8 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications in any discipline or a professional qualification in a Communications related discipline as well as having significant experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and managing communications for an organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity for suitably qualified individuals to lead and shape Communications policy, strategy and practice within the employing organisation.

Please refer to Candidate Information Booklet for eligibility criteria and further details.

Applications must be submitted by: 3pm, Thursday, 20th August 2020. For more information and how to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/PRII_Ad_CommsManager

Head of Communications and Fundraising – The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation is seeking a high performing Head of Communications and Fundraising to drive the organisation forward with pride.

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation was set up in 1997 by Jonathan Irwin and his wife Mary Ann O’Brien, in memory of their son Jack who passed away, at home, that year aged 22 months. Today, Jack & Jill is a nationwide registered children’s charity that offers support, advocacy and an in-home nursing care service, including end of life support, to the 360 children under its wing. These are extra special children, under the age of five, with highly complex and life-threatening medical conditions, who do better at home. With a small office based in Johnstown, Kildare and a big reach across the country, the charity mobilises an army of nurses and carers, while funding and operating its unique child and family centred service, seven days a week, with no waiting list.

While Jack & Jill has a strong case for additional State funding, made even stronger by the Covid-19 pandemic, it must raise over €3.5 million every year to continue its critical service. The charity is now seeking a high performing Head of Communications and Fundraising to drive the organisation forward with pride.

Head of Communications and Fundraising

Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will lead a team of six, in addition to two external web and PR resources and will spearhead the charity’s corporate partnership drive. S/he will be responsible for setting, meeting and exceeding agreed fundraising targets and objectives within the organisation and will play a key role on the senior management team at Jack & Jill.

The charity invites candidates with a proven track record of successful campaign management and communications, across digital and traditional media platforms, and who are passionate about leveraging Jack & Jill’s local and national reach in creating, managing and growing its communications and fundraising strategy.

Jack & Jill is seeking someone with exceptional experience of motivating a team, winning major business pitches, managing partnerships and key stakeholder relationships, and a proven track record in communications and fundraising at a strategic level, with a real understanding of the importance of digital communications.

The Head of Communications and Fundraising will have strong experience in both communications and sales/fundraising, will be solution-focused, and have an excellent story-telling ability, both verbal and written. Additionally, the post-holder will be self-motivated and passionate about Jack & Jill’s purpose. The successful candidate will have at least 8 years’ relevant experience, having achieved senior management status already.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 28 August .

Communications Clerical Officer (Fixed Term 12 Month Contract) – Western Development Commission 

  1. Purpose of position:

Public relations, Public affairs & Communications play a key part in The Western Development Commission success and joining our team will put you front and centre of our mission to promote both social and economic development in the Western Region.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Corporate Services and support the communications team to effectively and positively promote the work of the Western Development Commission. This work is outlined in the organisation’s five year strategy available on the WDC website (www.wdc.ie) As the WDC is about to launch a new website, campaign and a number of key projects, this is an exciting time to join the team.

  1. Key responsibilities:

As part of the communications team you will be responsible for supporting the work across the strategic pillars of Regional Promotion, Regional Leadership and Sustainable Enterprise.  These include:

  • Working with the communications team to support and implement the organisations communications strategy, including the coordination of communication, marketing, and media activities for the WDC and Atlantic Economic Corridor.
  • Working with the communications team to implement the Atlantic Economic Corridor Hubs project and develop the Atlantic Economic Corridor brand.
  • Maintaining regular communications with all stakeholders through a variety of channels including external communications, media relations (traditional and social), events, campaigns, and customer service.
  • Providing day-to-day support for the new WDC talent tool by engaging with key stakeholders and employers in the region and supporting the team to build a sustainable strategy for the project.
  • Assisting the team with event planning (both online and physical events) including venue booking, logistics, promotional materials etc.
  • Daily updating of the WDC and AEC websites with press releases, news and relevant content. (All websites are built on WordPress)
  • Administrative support with financial drawdowns, payments, filling and reports.
  • Preparation of e-zines/newsletters and circulation of press releases.
  • Clerical duties in support of the WDC daily operations.
  • Note: the functions and responsibilities initially assigned to the position may be changed from time to time.  The job holder requires the flexibility to fulfil other roles and responsibilities as assigned by their manager.
  1. Experience:
  • The successful candidates would ideally have a Minimum NFQ Level 6 in Office Management / Marketing /Communications.
  • At least 2 years relevant experience, working in communications, a press office, public relations, or an equivalent field.
  • Hands on experience in using Microsoft Office 365 (in particular Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and has experience updating and maintaining WordPress websites.
  • Excellent customer service skills within an administration / office environment.
  • Excellent communication skills in particular with proven experience of writing new content, letters and documents. Demonstrates strong professional manner in engaging with the public and colleagues.
  • Excellent organisational skills, strong attention to detail and proven ability to plan and organise multiple tasks, events and schedules.
  • Initiative and flexibility – demonstrates a flexible approach to work commitments while using own initiative to manage workload.
  • Teamwork and has proven ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proven experience of working remotely is advantageous.
  1. Conditions:

This post is a full-time, fixed term 12 month contract, subject to project funding and a six month probationary period.  All staff members are required to sign up to the WDC Code of Business Conduct under the code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies.

The WDC Head Office is in Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. WDC staff are also located in Galway and Sligo. The successful candidate may seek to be located in Roscommon, Galway or Sligo in line with the remote working policy of the WDC.   Due to COVID-19 the WDC is operating a remote working model in line with Government requirements.

The salary scale for this post will be equivalent to that of the Civil Service Clerical Officer Standard Scale:

Personal Pension Contribution (PPC) Pay Rate: The salary for this position, with effect from 1st January 2020 is as follows: €24,104, €25,681, €26,083, €26,864, €28,017, €29,167 , €30,319, €31,157, €32,105, €33,209, €33,986, €35,078, €36,162, €37,855, LSI 1 €39,186,    LSI 2 €39,796.

Please note: The starting salary for the person appointed to this post will be the first point on the above scale unless the successful application has previous reckonable public sector experience.

  1. To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and CV (of no more than four pages) detailing your experience, qualifications, and office preference with any other relevant information, to Patricia Teatum, Head of Corporate Resources, WDC, Dillon House, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon or careers@wdc.ie

Applicants can also apply through www.publicjobs.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday,26th August at 5.00 pm

The WDC is an equal opportunities employer

Canvassing will disqualify

Ba bhuntáiste é líofacht sa Ghaeilge

 

Director of Development, Community & Alumni Relations – NUI Galway

Director of Development, Community & Alumni Relations, VP Development Directorate, Full Time, Fixed Term (5 years)
Applications are invited for an appointment as Director of Development, Community & Alumni Relations to join the new Development Directorate. This is a new role and the successful candidate will have the responsibility of overseeing all of the philanthropic alumni, corporate and community development functions for the University.

The Director of Development, Community & Alumni Relations will work with other senior roles in the Development Directorate to support and develop the unit and work across the Directorate to maximise synergy and efficiency.

The Director of Development, Community & Alumni Relations must possess the ability to work on their own initiative, have excellent communications skills, ability to work with multiple stakeholders, and a strong ability to develop key business relationships and sustainable income streams for the University. The post holder may occasionally need to work outside ordinary working hours, to meet deadlines.

For informal enquiries, please contact Mr. John Concannon, Email: john.concannon@nuigalway.ie

Information on the University’s Strategic Plan is available at: http://www.nuigalway.ie/strategy2025/

Salary:
€92,607 to €105,593 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011)
(This appointment will be made on the Assistant Secretary scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Friday 28th August 2020. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.
Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.
Further details are available at http://www.dbei.ie

For more information and Application Form please see website:
http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/ Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

Director of Content & Media – NUI Galway

Applications are invited for an appointment as Director of Content & Media to join the new Development Directorate at NUI Galway. This is a new role and the successful candidate will have the responsibility of overseeing all content creation, including digital platforms, social media, events, and information flow for the University.

The Director of Content & Media will work with other senior roles in the Development Directorate to support and develop the work of the team, and work across the directorate to maximise synergy and efficiency.

The successful candidate must possess the ability to work on own initiative, have excellent communications skills and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders. The post holder may occasionally need to work outside ordinary working hours, to meet deadlines.

For informal enquiries, please contact Mr. John Concannon, Email: john.concannon@nuigalway.ie

Information on the University’s Strategic Plan is available at:  http://www.nuigalway.ie/strategy2025/

Salary: €92,607 to €105,593 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January 2011)

(This appointment will be made on the Assistant Secretary scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Friday 28th August 2020.  It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Further details are available at www.dbei.ie

For more information and Application Form please see website:

http://www.nuigalway.ie/about-us/jobs/

Applications should be submitted online.

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

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