Irish PR Jobs

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Internships – Corporate and Lifestyle –  Wilson Hartnell (WH) 

WH is looking for an enthusiastic, competent and creative intern to join its growing Corporate & Public Affairs practice, and another intern to join its busy Lifestyle practice.

WH’s Corporate & Public Affairs Practice focuses on communications and reputation management for a broad cross-section of clients from retail; public sector; financial; manufacturing; professional services; technology; energy and telecommunications sectors.

WH’s Lifestyle division is a boutique division, which creatively promotes and enhances high profile brands. Clients encompass brands from a range of lifestyle, luxury and high street industries – retail, fashion, foodie, home, beauty and travel.

An intern at WH will have a keen interest in public relations, writing and the media and influencer landscape and will be looking to kick start their career in the PR world. Previous work experience will be a benefit but not mandatory. The contract will be for a 12 month paid internship with the potential to progress to Account Executive – this will depend on how well the individual develops as an intern.

We want our Interns to have the best experience! We want you to feel like part of our team and get a sense of what we do throughout the business.

If you are interested in working with one of the best communications agencies in Dublin, please send your CV and a short cover note about why you would like to begin your career at WH to Alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com

Account Management

Under the supervision of an Account Executive or Account Manager an Intern is expected to:

  • Perform day-to-day client account work which will normally include: media monitoring, drafting a wide range of written materials, assisting in co-ordinating events and developing and maintaining client and media contacts.
  • Be fully familiar with WH’s communications plans for client accounts and get to understand each clients’ business, PR objectives etc.
  • Act as a liaison between outside suppliers (graphic designers, photographers, A/V houses, etc.) and, as appropriate, other internal and external audiences (e.g., employees, media, interest groups).
  • Meet and communicate with all colleagues and suppliers in a professional, positive and appropriate manner.
  • Be generally familiar with the work of other account teams and other Ogilvy businesses in the building.
  • Draft sound, credible documents such as client memos, contact reports, news releases, case histories, backgrounders, brochures and other materials – paying attention to proof reading.
  • Maintain up to date media lists.
  • Work towards developing media relations skills by having a strong working knowledge of the media and their needs.
  • Contribute informed suggestions, as well as creative and effective answers during team brainstorms.
  • Be eager to think of solutions when problems arise.
  • Be digitally and social media savvy and demonstrate real and tangible outcomes in this
  • Be familiar with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet search engines.
  • Assist in organising photocalls, press conferences, media briefings, media tours.

 Business Development

  • Contribute to regular/annual client presentations by assisting with brainstorming and research of ideas, preparing cost estimates and production of presentation materials eg on PowerPoint.
  • Contribute to the development and presentation of new business programmes for potential and existing clients as requested.
  • Study and become familiar with programme strategies and implementation tactics.
  • Begin to build his/ her presentation skills.

Initiative & General Management

  • Balance his/her workload and tasks and promptly communicate any difficulties in time management or delivery to their immediate manager.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to reliably implement assignments on budget and on deadline.
  • Demonstrate solid teamwork capabilities.
  • Operate with a degree of independence but know when to seek the advice of more senior team members.
  • Use sound judgment to anticipate, and take action to avoid, potential workplace and client issues.
  • Assist his/her colleagues in problem solving.
  • Proactively seek and share information with colleagues and clients eg media changes.
  • Participate actively in team, staff and client meetings

Financial/Administrative

  • Adhere to WH’s and Ogilvy accounts systems e.g. recording of post, taxis and other expenses consistently and honestly.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to understand budget development and budget monitoring.
  • Contribute to budget development by negotiating with suppliers.
  • Complete timesheets daily and otherwise act in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Manage own time for optimum productivity and maximum billability.

Professional & Personal Development

  • Understand and respect the values and work ethic of the company and be happy to incorporate this in his/her day-to-day behaviour.
  • Take initiative in building her/his own skills and knowledge by seeking out appropriate training opportunities and courses.
  • Continually seek out new ways to learn and improve skills.
  • Take personal responsibility for own career development and proactively pursue opportunities for enhancing his/her involvement with, and contributions to, the client accounts, fellow team members and the WH consultancy.

Communications Manager – IPPOSI

The Irish Platform for Patients’ Organisations, Science and Industry (IPPOSI) is a unique, patient-led partnership in Ireland and internationally. The platform brings together patient groups, scientists, clinicians, industry and other key decision makers to build consensus on issues relevant to all involved in delivering treatments and innovations to people with unmet medical needs.  IPPOSI is thus seen as a hub of expertise with the ability to engage with a wide range of decision makers to discuss, inform and develop consensus views on key issues.

We are looking for an experienced communications professional to join our dynamic team, based in Dublin city centre.

Company Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry
Location Dublin 2
Apply by 6 September 2019
Position / Title Communications Manager
Reporting to CEO
Contract Type Fixed Term
How To Apply Details on this role can be found on https://www.ipposi.ie/2019/08/15/communications-manager/

Please send CV & covering letter to info@ipposi.ie

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The successful candidate will work on a number of IPPOSI activities, developing exciting and innovative communications campaigns and will support the IPPOSI team in the execution of these campaigns.
  • You will be a core member of the IPPOSI staff (7 people) and will play a key role in the research, planning, delivering and evaluating communications campaigns, through traditional and digital channels, that meet the overall strategic objectives of the organisation.
  • The individual provides both strategic and operational communications support to key campaigns in areas such as patient education, advocacy & information.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Internal Communications

  • Working with CEO to identify and deliver organisational messages
  • Project manage key internal events, conferences & webinars
  • Technical knowledge to design and manage the printing of communications materials. (Graphic design experience should be demonstrated)
  • Developing, editing and managing the IPPOSI newsletter and its web-based software.

Digital Communications

  • Content Editor of the IPPOSI website – www.ipposi.ie
  • Develop relevant content to ensure IPPOSI’s website, newsletter and social media accounts communicate the breath of the organisations’ activities
  • Use IPPOSI social media channels to engage with members, key stakeholders & the media
  • Support the CEO to develop creative ways to engage with members and key stakeholders in the digital environment

External Communications Activities

  • Design and deliver an annual external communications plan to include a programme of events & activities
  • Support the CEO in implementing creative campaigns, activities and events for the benefit of IPPOSI membership
  • Support and promote the activities of the Irish EUPATI National Platform, in particular the expert patient members
  • Develop strong relationships with key media
  • Manage any PR surrounding report launches or events by IPPOSI
  • Develop PR press toolkits for all key PR actions
  • Improve IPPOSI’s digital analytics capabilities to grow our online presence
  • Set targets to drive continuous improvement and make recommendations to the CEO
  • Evaluate the success and impact of communications plans and strategies and present results to colleagues and IPPOSI board

Experience / Qualifications

  • Third level qualification in journalism / communications / media studies / desirable but not essential
  • At least 4 years’ work experience and proven track record in journalism / communications / media relations / PR

Skills:

  • Exceptional organisational skills and strong attention to detail, with a strong ability to multitask across a range of communications channels and activities
  • Self-starter, working off own initiative and with well-developed analytical skills
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from members
  • Digital skills essential especially website, social media, online survey software, video communications
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and networking skills in order to work with members across patient, science & healthcare industry.
  • Strong speaking skills. May be called on occasionally to give presentations.
  • Sensitivity to IPPOSI’s goals and values and the ability to relay them to members and stakeholders
  • A proven ability to work effectively under pressure often to tight deadlines
  • An ability to budget and account for the finances of in-house events and campaigns

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of IPPOSI’s work and an understanding of the key communications objectives
  • Relationships with key health journalists and understanding of the media
  • Excellent working knowledge of social media and online tools / digital platforms
  • Knowledge of graphic design programmes which will produce print ready PDFs
  • A good knowledge of all information technology systems used in the office environment
  • Experience of web development and database management preferred
  • A working knowledge of the healthcare environment is preferable
  • An understanding of the legislative process and how government policy is developed is preferable

Communications Officer, Sevens Rugby (Contract) – IRFU

The IRFU is now inviting applications for the position of Communications Officer, Sevens Rugby

The post holder will be responsible for managing the IRFU’s communications activities and support the strategic objectives of the organisation.

The closing date for applications is strictly 12 noon Tuesday 27th August.

The Communications Officer is responsible for managing the IRFU’s communications activities and support the strategic objectives of the organisation.

The person will work with the Ireland Sevens teams, and in a support capacity with the Men’s and Women’s Senior teams, and across other IRFU communications activities, including the domestic game, as required.

This role will require international travel (Up to 30%).

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Operational & Functional:

  • IRFU Director of Communications;
  • Management of various representative teams;
  • Director of High-Performance Unit;

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Team Management and Players;
  • IRFU Directors;
  • IRFU Staff;
  • Commercial and Marketing;

The Media Officer will have the following qualities:

  • Significant experience (minimum of three years) in communications and or media;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver content for social media (including video editing skills);
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Understanding of sports media and experience of working with, or in, rugby media an advantage;
  • Ability to work independently but as part of an overall communications strategy and within High Performance teams;
  • Strong organisational skills incorporating excellent attention to detail;
  • A good knowledge of the rugby landscape in Ireland and internationally;
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with suppliers and key stakeholders;
  • The facility to work flexible hours, and the capacity to travel overseas as required.
  • Photography skills an advantage.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Media Officer for the various representative teams, including; Ireland Men’s and Women’s Sevens and others, in a support capacity as required;
  • Promotion and support of the above teams across digital and traditional channels.
  • To provide input and assist in the management of all key media activities across all sectors of Irish rugby;
  • To liaise closely with the IRFU commercial and marketing department and commercial partners of the IRFU in the development and implementation of joint communications programmes;
  • To support the further development and implementation of the New Media communications programme.
  • Ensuring National Team Management are aware of communication needs and requirements, to ensure a symbiotic working relationship;
  • Support the Director of Communications with regard to the implementation of the IRFU’s communications strategy so as to ensure it promotes the IRFU’s key objectives and values, as contained in its current Strategic Development Plan, across The Domestic Game, The Professional Game and other activities;

Apply online here.

Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager – Rehab

Rehab are currently recruiting for a Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager.

Company The Rehab Group
Location Roslyn Park, Beach Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Apply by 11 September 2019
Position / Title Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager
Department Communications, Public Affairs & Fundraising
Reporting to Director Communications, Public Affairs
Contract Type Permanent
How To Apply Please apply via the following link: https://rehab.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7649

We are excited to announce that we are currently recruiting for a Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager, this role will be instrumental in providing support to the Director of Communications and Public Affairs. This role is a key position within the organization and the post holder will be responsible for designing and implementing campaigns, managing submissions and compiling position papers on relevant issues as they arise. The Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager will also be instrumental in ensuring that strong relationships are formed with our key stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Taking a lead in supporting the design and execution of public affairs campaigns as directed by Director of Public Affairs and agreed by the company’s Directors, Senior leadership Team.
  • Manage and Respond to policy and advocacy strategy development in the area of disability and employability relevant to work of Rehab Group Partner closely with Communications and Marketing Department in execution of organisational objectives in the public affairs arena, contributing to a team environment.
  • Liaise and work with colleagues to raise Rehab’s media profile, including through blogs and op-eds.
  • Manage and motivate a team of 4; 3 Advocacy Officers and 1 Public Affairs Assistant

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience:

  • At least six years direct experience of the public/political/not for profit/campaigning environment in Ireland
  • Proven experience of developing and implementing successful influencing strategies – including in working closely with communications colleagues to shape opinion
  • Experience of designing and implementing public advocacy campaigns focusing on social issues

Skills:

Masters in Political Communication/Political Studies would be highly desirable Skills

Qualifications:

An NFQ8 or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline – policy development, law, political campaigning, politics, media and/or communications

Communications Assistant (Graduate level) – Inland Fisheries Ireland

Inland Fisheries Ireland is looking for a hard-working graduate, who is interested in applying their studies in an entry-level position across­­ public relations and digital communications. The person will work with an experienced team and will gain valuable insight and skills working across national and regional campaigns.

Company Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI)
Location 3044 Lake Drive, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, D24 Y265
Apply by 13 September 2019
Position / Title Communications Assistant
Department Communication
Reporting to Communications Manager
Contract Type Fixed Term, 12 months
How To Apply Email cv and cover letter to recruitment@fisheriesireland.ie

JOB ROLE:

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling resources, is recruiting a graduate with a degree in communications / marketing / digital marketing / PR / journalism / multimedia to join its communications function.

The person will gain experience working across national communication campaigns with duties across public relations, digital communications and communications administration.

The successful candidate will report to the Communications Manager and will be based at our offices in Citywest, Dublin 24.

Inland Fisheries Ireland is looking for a hard-working graduate, who is interested in applying their studies in an entry-level position across­­ public relations and digital communications. The person will work with an experienced team and will gain valuable insight and skills working across national and regional campaigns.

The Communications Assistant will play a supporting role in delivering the following communication activities:

  • Public Relations
  • Digital Communications
  • Communications Administration

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Communications Assistant will provide support  as follows:

Public Relations

  • Write and edit content suitable for various communication platforms.
  • Draft and syndicate media releases.
  • Manage requests from journalists.
  • Develop creative concepts for photocalls and manage logistics for same.
  • Assist with the co-ordination of media briefings and stakeholder events.
  • Write and edit content suitable for all communication platforms.

Digital Communications

  • Edit and publish content on a corporate website and on blog.
  • Assist with operating the organisation’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn) and generate engaging content for each platform’s following.
  • Respond to information requests from members of the public via social media platforms.
  • Support the compilation of weekly newsletter.
  • Provide support to the Webmaster.

Internal Communications

  • Support internal communication efforts by supporting employee communications through a range of channels to ensure ease of access, clarity and consistency.

Communication Administration Responsibilities

  • Support the compilation of communication evaluation reports.
  • Manage media contact database.
  • Monitor media coverage.
  • Manage meeting logistics including diary management, meeting records etc.
  • Additional ad hoc duties as may be requested by your line manager.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Essential Experience / Qualifications

  • Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Digital Marketing, or Multimedia.
  • 3 to 6 months relevant experience
  • Have a full driving licence valid in the state and be prepared to drive nationally.

Desirable Skills & Attributes

  • Digital marketing skills.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Irish media landscape, both on and offline.
  • Proficient in MS office – Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint.

Title: Marketing Communications Director

Location: Athlone

Division/Department: Marketing Communications International

Reporting To: Senior Director – Global Communications

The Marketing Communications Director is responsible for managing all marketing communication projects in our International markets (EMEA and APAC), by providing strategic marketing and communications support to each of our Business Units and countries in these regions.

This person also acts as a leading Marketing Communications Subject Matter Expert and is an integral part of the EMEA and APAC Leadership teams. His/her strategies are developed as part of the overall business objectives and will also provide support to the Global Communications team around corporate brand identity, employer/internal communication projects, various digital initiatives and our CSR programs.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Lead the Marketing Communications International team to be strategic, creative partners in our International markets (EMEA and APAC)

•Develop and implement strategic marketing and communication plans in conjunction with Business Units, countries and other key stakeholders in EMEA and APAC

•Develop best process to manage projects from project definition, resource identification, contracting and management, to implementation and measurement

•Supervise the implementation of our Global Brand Guidelines to ensure brand equity is maintained across the business

•Lead the process of approving all marketing materials that are used in EMEA and APAC and provide strategic guidance to the business to further develop this process

•Responsible for the continued use and development of project management platforms in the team

•Manage the planning of marketing communications strategies and programs in support of trade shows for Business Units, countries and Corporate in EMEA and APAC

•Provide guidance and serve as the marketing communication subject matter expert for the business

•Work in partnership with other Marketing Communications professionals in the US

•Encourage development of metrics-based components for all projects and programs

•Make recommendations for timely adjustments to plans based on changes in marketing objectives

•Work within assigned budgets and timelines

•Supervise and drive accordance with Corporate standards including approved vendors, quality systems training and other processes

•Coach, mentor and develop the Marketing Communications team of 9

SKILL SETS:

•Ability to lead marketing communications planning and processes

•Ability to provide creative and strategic guidance and focus to the business

•Ability to provide creative and strategic guidance and focus to team members

•Ability to manage multiple programs and projects effectively and efficiently

•Ability to lead, coach, mentor and develop the team

•Planning, organization, oral and written communications skills, project management, creativity, problem solving, teamwork, resource management, budget management, attention to detail, ability to see ‘big picture’, ethics and values

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

MBA, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in marketing, communications, business, design or associated field.

Five to seven years professional experience including direct experience in brand strategy, marketing communications planning, creative direction, printing, digital, public relations and associated areas. Experience in integrated marketing communications programs

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Internal – Office environment

External – Ability to travel to other Teleflex locations as needed, 15-20%.

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Teleflex Medical business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time.

Teleflex is an equal opportunities employer

 

Corporate Communications Officer – Exyte

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Corporate Communications Officer to join our team. This opportunity is suitable for a recent graduate in PR or Corporate Communications.

The Communications Officer shall support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events.

To succeed as a Communications Officer, you should be able to think creatively, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Proficiency in design and publishing software.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in PR, or Corporate Communications or related field.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

Apply on LinkedIn here.

Communications & Digital Marketing Officer – Temple Street Foundation

Title: Communications & Digital Marketing Officer, Children’s Health Foundation (CHF)

Reporting to: Communications Manager, Temple Street Foundation

Contract Type: Permanent, full-time (35hrs per week with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities)

Location: Temple Street Foundation, CHI at Temple Street, Temple Street, Dublin 1

Role Overview: The Communications & Digital Marketing Officer will work on a portfolio of CHF activities, be actively involved in the development of new communications campaigns and assist the Communications Manager in their execution.

As a core member of the Communications Team, the successful candidate will support all digital marketing activities including social media channels, website and online advertising. You will play an important role in planning and delivering communications across both digital and traditional channels, in line with the overall strategic objectives of the Foundation.

Key Responsibilities

Communications and PR

• Planning, developing and executing a busy calendar of communications campaigns and activities

• Providing strategic and operational communications support to all areas of the organisation including the Chief Executive, Corporate, Community and Campaigns & Events, Regular Giving etc.

• Writing for traditional and digital media in-line with CHF’s tone of voice and key messaging

• Ensuring brand consistency across all CHF materials

• Assisting with internal communications projects and initiatives across the organisation

• Assisting in the development of communications materials including newsletters, e-zines, donor information and annual reports

• Building relationships with key media and liaising with outlets on upcoming activities, press releases, announcements and photo-calls

• Building strong relationships with key stakeholders and interacting with patient families with compassion, kindness and discretion at all times

• Managing logistics of media opportunities, ambassador / celebrity visits and photo-calls in the hospital

• Securing and documenting informed consent from patient families for promotional activities

• Working with third-party suppliers and contractors including agencies, photographers, videographers etc.

Digital Marketing and Communications

• Developing and roll-out of digital marketing plans to support the CHF’s fundraising objectives, including campaign support and awareness activities

• Managing social media across multiple channels, including content development, scheduling and advertising

• Updating and developing website content and optimising the supporter journey

• Developing new opportunities online to raise awareness of the CHF and recruit new supporters

• Liaising with key stakeholders including patient families, corporate partners, hospital staff etc., to develop case studies

• Monitoring and reporting on key online metrics including Google Analytics and social media statistics

• Assisting in the development of new imagery and multi-media content to support the strategic aims of the Foundation

Other Responsibilities

• Representing CHF in a professional and competent manner both internally and externally

• Attending & contributing to fundraising team meetings

• Undertaking other duties as might be reasonably assigned from time to time in consultation with the Communications Manager

Key competencies

• Excellent communications skills, across both traditional and digital channels

• Excellent administration skills, organisation skills and attention to detail

• Excellent interpersonal skills – supportive, kind, proactive, confident and enthusiastic

• Compassionate, sensitive and discreet in all interactions with patient families

• Ability to prioritise workload to meet specific targets and deadlines

• Ability to work under pressure within a team environment

• Ability to establish, maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders

• Flexible approach to working hours when necessary

• Ability to work on own initiative

Experience

• A minimum of two years’ experience in communications, PR and digital marketing

• Experience in a busy office environment, handling multiple projects and deadlines

• Confident working across traditional and digital media channels

• A knowledge of the Irish media landscape

• Knowledge of the charity sector

About Children’s Health Foundation

For many years, paediatric healthcare in Ireland has been delivered through a combination of services at three paediatric hospitals (Temple Street, Crumlin and Tallaght). The Children’s Health Bill 2018 saw the formation of Children’s Health Ireland, and this new company took over responsibility for the three existing hospitals from 1st January 2019.

Aligned with this paediatric healthcare change, the three fundraising foundations associated with each of the hospitals, Temple Street Foundation (TSF), The Children’s Medical and Research Foundation Crumlin (CMRF) and the National Children’s Hospital Foundation Tallaght (NCHF), agreed that it would be best to come together to form a new Foundation – Children’s Health Foundation.

When a child you love is sick, your top priority is finding the best care and research available. It’s ours too. At CHF our team has one simple mission – helping sick children and their families.

To apply, please send CV and cover letter along with salary expectations to

Celine Nic Oireachtaigh, Communications Manager, Temple Street Foundation at celine.nicoireachtai@cuh.ie by Friday, 16th August 2019

Communications Manager – Cross Site in Microsoft – Microsoft

As a company our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As an employer, we empower our own people to achieve more and make a difference in the world.

  • Reach – Microsoft’s resources and scale empowers employees to utilize their skills for lasting impact.
  • Freedom -Microsoft values each individual’s talent and skillset and provides the freedom to explore and enhance them.
  • Inspiration – Inspiration can be found through our products and how they can improve our customers’ lives.

We Are Looking For The Candidate To

  • Advance and protect the image and reputation of Microsoft
  • Tell stories that help people fall in love with Microsoft and the things we make
  • Be accountable for communication across multiple product and service lines, employee communications and cross-Microsoft initiatives
  • Participate in all-up strategy development and align the execution across multiple communication areas, teams and groups
  • Be a trusted advisor to senior executives in Ireland who lead various business groups across the country and region
  • Influence the strategy for external media engagements, expand our investment in amplified communications and a broader range of new influencers
  • Continually raise the bar in quality storytelling by using data and insights, featuring local customers, and experimenting with visual storytelling, podcasts, and new channels
  • Be responsive, adaptable, and a life-long learner

Responsibilities

Respsonsible for the Direct Reports of the Subsidiary Communications Manager and the Employee Communications Manager

Corporate Responsibility

Develop the strategy and execute communication plans that enhance and protect Microsoft’s reputation in Ireland using an optimal mix of engagement vehicles. Make strategy recommendations based on business interdependencies and execute the plan based on an understanding of the overall strategy, risks, competitive environment, and need for global alignment. The results are based on predetermined insights and measurements and positive customer & societal impact outcomes. The plans identify key influentials for outreach, set and meet both positive press & influencer goals and other success metrics. Drive the requirement and selection process for agencies and day-to-day project management for agency work.

Employee Responsibility

Work with the Employee Communications Manager on developing the strategy and executing plans for employee communications using an optimal mix of internal communication vehicles. Make strategy recommendations based on business interdependencies and execute the plan based on an understanding of the overall strategy, risks, and need for local, regional and global alignment. The results are based on predetermined insights and measurements and positive employee outcomes.

Owned Channel

Working with the Communications & Marketing teams help to develop the strategy and lead the communication plans for owned channels using an optimal mix of engagement vehicles. Make strategy recommendations based on business interdependencies and execute the plan based on an understanding of the overall strategy, risks, and need for global alignment. The results are based on predetermined insights and measurements and positive online engagement outcomes.

Product Responsibility

Work with the Subsidiary Communications Manager on developing the strategy and executing communication plans for product & service line(s) using an optimal mix of engagement vehicles. Make strategy recommendations based on business interdependencies and execute the plan based on an understanding of the overall strategy, risks, competitive environment, and need for global alignment. The results are based on predetermined insights and measurements, positive press & influencer outcomes and other success metrics. Drive the requirement and selection process for agencies and day-to-day project management for agency work.

Qualifications

Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:

› At least 15 years as a strong communicator with experience across multiple Comms functions: agency, in house, employee, crisis, web, social, integrated marketing, etc.
› A seasoned Communications Leader with expertise in multiple discipline areas
› Awareness of and experience dealing with government and public affairs issues
› Experience in engaging with senior business executives
› May be asked to act as an external spokesperson
› Business background and marketing experience
› Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) required with preferred emphasis in journalism, public relations, marketing, or communications
› Knowledge of Microsoft products and the technology industry is strongly preferred
› Current knowledge of digital communications techniques and social media engagement is preferred

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

 

Media & Communications Officer – University College Cork

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced and passionate Media and PR professional to join a small but effective team that is central to delivering UCC’s media and content strategy. The candidate will be required to work closely with academic and professional staff in areas including the colleges, research, student experience, learning and teaching and alumni engagement. Many stories live within UCC, the challenge is to develop them.

Company University College Cork (UCC)
Location College Road, Cork T12 K8AF
Apply by 23 August 2019
Position / Title Media & PR Officer
Department Office of Marketing & Communications
Contract Type Permanent Whole Time Post
How To Apply Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday 23rd August 2019.

No late applications will be accepted.

Strong media relations and journalism experience is required, combined with an understanding of audience engagement through a content strategy. Experience in video and audio editing is an advantage, as well as a knowledge and passion for working in the higher education sector. Creativity in amplifying the voice of university is always welcome.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/.   The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Eoin Hahessy, Head of Media and PR, Tel: 021 490 2758, Email: eoin.hahessy@ucc.ie Further information is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/mandc/

Appointment may be made on the Admin V Salary Scale: €41,675-€51,357(Scale B)-€39,684-€48,882(Scale A)
Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday 23rd August 2019.

No late applications will be accepted.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Public Affairs Advisor – Trinity College Dublin

Public affairs is gaining significant importance and prominence in how Trinity communicates and helps us to build better relationships with our stakeholders.

The role-holder will play a key role in engaging with policy makers, civil servants, politicians and other key stakeholders to manage the University’s reputation, promote our strategic developments and ensure that the strengths, expertise and impact of both research and science-focused educational provision are understood by decision makers.

Company Trinity College Dublin
Location College Green, Dublin 2
Apply by 26 August 2019
Position / Title Public Affairs Advisor
Department Public Affairs and Communications
Reporting to Director of Public Affairs & Communications
Direct Reports Tom Molloy, Director of Public Affairs & Communications
Contract Type 3 Year
How To Apply All applications must be submitted through e-recruitment at http://jobs.tcd.ie

Applications must be submitted before 12pm, 26th August

JOB ROLE: Context:

You will be responsible for the delivery of new and existing public affairs initiatives, working with staff across the unit and various departments across the University.

You will also be a key member of the wider Public Affairs and Communications team, supporting the unit’s mission and strategies to build and maintain Trinity’s brand, image and reputation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Research, monitor, analyse and evaluate the political and policy landscape to inform the University’s public affairs strategy.

Prepare clear and concise briefings, reports and other written materials for internal and external audiences, tailoring the content and delivery to communicate, influence and inform recipients.

  1. Manage projects and initiatives that support the public affairs strategy, primarily on the Grand Canal Innovation District (TTEC) project in conjunction with the Chief Innovation and Enterprise Officer; and the E3 Foundry and Brexit-related affairs.
  2. Build and maintain a positive profile of Trinity with key stakeholders, opinion formers and influencers such as politicians, civil servants, staff in local authorities and regulatory bodies.
  3. Monitor the activities of both Houses of the Oireachtas and other relevant bodies and organisations including EU institutions.

Read parliamentary publications and printed transcripts, monitor other activities such as debates, questions, committee enquiries, statements, reports, regulations and legislation.

Attend Oireachtas committee hearings, party conferences and other events to source information, build networks and increase the university’s profile.

  1. Research, forecast and evaluate the effects of public policy on Trinity using public sources, political intelligence and personal contacts.

Provide analysis of activities of government departments, political parties, local government, think-tanks, pressure groups, non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Prepare submissions on behalf of the Director to government consultations on a diverse range of topics relating to the University.

  1. Manage public affairs stakeholders’ lists, contact information and records of correspondence with public affairs and stakeholders contacts.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience:

  • Broad substantial relevant experience demonstrating general knowledge of research in a policy or public affairs environment.
  • Experience in a series of progressively more demanding, relevant work in a similar role such as Oireachtas Researcher, Public Affairs Officer, Policy Advisor, Communications Officer, or Policy Analyst.
  • Experience (in government) of conducting detailed research and analysis demonstrating evidence of conveying complex policy issues in a clear and compelling way to a range of audiences.
  • Experience working in EU institutions and the ability to speak a second European language to a native or business-competent level of fluency is an advantage.
  • Experience of working/responding independently and dealing with unforeseen problems and circumstances
  • A sound understanding of the role of universities and their contributions to society and a keen interest in higher education activities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and strong interest and enthusiasm in politics, current affairs and policy issues as well as a good understanding of how government works and the policy making process.
  • Clear understanding of the standards and regulations required for the conduct and output for public affairs in a global university environment.
  • Working knowledge of the activities of the University and its strategic plan relevant to the public affairs area.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, e-mail and the web

Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to convey messages in a clear and compelling way, tailored according to the audience.
  • Planning and organisational skills, particularly coordinating and contributing to projects in addition to day-to-day tasks.
  • Analysis & problem-solving capability with an ability to assimilate, analyse and summarise written material quickly.
  • Confident, self-motivated and effective at building and maintaining relationships with multiple stakeholders and external network contacts.

Personal attributes:

  • Capability and confidence to take ownership of problems and seek long term solutions.
  • Flexible approach to working hours as the demands of the post may require work outside normal office working hours from time to time.
  • Promote ethos of excellent customer service.
  • Excellent listening skills, as well as the ability to take an impartial view

Qualifications: Third level degree or equivalent qualification- essential

Marketing & Communications Lead – Sogeti

Sogeti Ireland is part of the Capgemini group with more than 200,000 people in over 40 countries.We are one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.

Sogeti Ireland recognises innovation, rewards hard work and opens the door to many career development opportunities whilst working in a very positive, open communication culture.

If you are looking to join a highly accredited company with a proven track record of success and a company that deeply values our people, then Sogeti Ireland offers the best opportunity for you.

Responsibilities
Sogeti Ireland are recruiting an experienced Marketing & Communications Lead in Dublin to join their fast-growing organisation. The Marketing & Communications Lead will work closely with our partners and across teams within our business to develop and excellently execute communication plans aligned to the marketing and business strategy. This person will report to the Head of Sales, and work closely with local senior management and group marketing to implement and execute our go-to-market strategy and communications plan. The role requires a senior marketing or communications professional with the ability to develop strategic plans to generate commercial returns, influence at senior level and collaborate with group to successfully deliver. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to join a growing and dynamic organisation and affect its future success.

• Working collaboratively with the wider Clients and business (content, media relations, sponsorship, events, research, client feedback, and CRM and business development) and third-party agency partners, the role-holder will have primary responsibility for developing and implementing integrated campaigns to drive commercial targets for business units, support engagement with clients and enhance the brand.
• The Marketing & Communications Lead will have a strong commercial focus with the ability to plan and executive strategies, and analyse performance and results, to ensure delivery of set targets and objectives
• Work collaboratively with the Head of Sales, Leadership team and HR to excellently execute the delivery of the internal communications plan and continually seek to improve engagement levels.
• Work with the Head of Sales and senior management to build and achieve a marketing plan that will support the company’s objective of being a leading professional IT services provider in Ireland with a specific focus on key areas for growth. The plan should support the delivery of commercial objectives and re-establish a strong lead over competitors from a market share, revenue generation and reputation perspective.
• You will be responsible for managing our in-market communications programs and developing local sales collateral, working closely with our local sales team and group resources to craft messaging, identify channels and execute campaigns to achieve agreed business objectives.
• Lead the development of the Sogeti’s social media strategy to support the company’s engagement with parent group and local resources
• Lead the development of internal communication strategies.
• Develop communications strategies to support key organisational change initiatives and other high-impact announcements.

Requirements
• Minimum of 3+ years of work experience in a technology or consulting organisation
• 3rd level education in marketing/Digital Marketing with a strong passion for Technology
• Translating strategic priorities into operational plans, demonstrating clear thinking and strong decision-making skills
• Exposure to the design and implementation of marketing and communications strategies across multiple channels.
• Demonstrable expertise in supporting organisations to transform and innovate their external and internal communications approach
• Experience in the Salesforce Pardot Platform is an advantage
• Working with external advertising, design agencies to develop and produce online and offline communications collateral.
• Strong familiarity with demand generation, enterprise content development and event marketing processes, and have a track record for developing high-quality marketing campaigns using sales enablement tools
• Experience in executing successful marketing campaigns and to drive further business growth including:
o Identify new marketing initiatives to drive responses and sales
o Experience of internal communications an advantage.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, including experience with message and copy development for the full spectrum of communication tools.

Additional Skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to work with, brief and influence senior management.
• Innovative and creative with the ability to think ‘outside the box’
• A natural communicator with the ability to forge strong relationships and influence and/or challenge stakeholders to win support to deliver the most effective work possible.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills are essential
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to tight deadlines
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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

*Please note you must be a resident in Ireland, in order to attend an interview at short notice.

Apply on LinkedIn here.

Communications Executive – Restaurants Association of Ireland

You will be part of the team that manages Membership Services, the Irish Restaurant Awards, lobbying and marketing campaigns. Your role will support the team in promoting the RAI’s work in communicating to the media at a national & local level, as well as to our members.

The chosen candidate must be a self-starter who has the ability to work in a high pressured environment.

A large part of work is on events and you will be required to assist with and attend events run by the RAI.

From time to time some evening work and travel may be required.

Reporting to the Public Affairs Manager and Chief Executive, the role will incorporate the following tasks;

PR Duties:

  • Writing press releases
  • Circulating press releases to the media
  • Assisting in the development, promotion and management of campaigns and events
  • Monitoring of the daily news agenda to identify opportunities to provide proactive commentary on issues/topics of relevance to the restaurant and hospitality sector
  • Updating and maintaining media and trade databases
  • Administration work relating to the above

Digital Duties:

  • Managing and posting to a number of Facebook business pages, LinkedIn & Twitter accounts
  • Managing advertising campaigns on both Facebook and Twitter
  • Social media analysis & reporting
  • Website maintenance

The chosen candidate must:

  • Have 2 years’ experience in a similar or agency environment
  • Be a PR/Marketing/Journalism graduate
  • Excellent copy writing and editing skills
  • Have experience in all aspects of social media, including managing business pages and advertising campaign (experience using social media software i.e. Hootsuite is preferable)
  • Have experience using WordPress
  • Be confident, a great communicator and collaborator
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • The ability to prioritise tasks during busy periods
  • Be highly computer literate
  • Have strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Experience filming and with applicable editing software a plus

Note: The candidate must be flexible as some out of office hours work will be required due to the events that the Association runs throughout the year.

Salary: Dependent on experience. Please state salary expectations within application

Apply on Indeed here.

Account Manager – Q4PR

Q4PR is seeking to recruit a motivated and ambitious Account Manager with minimum two years of experience in communications and public affairs. The role will be full-time based on an initial two-year contract.

Company Q4PR
Location 88 St Stephen’s Green Dublin 2
Apply by 16 August 2019
Position / Title Account Manager
Contract Type Full-time, 2-year contract
How To Apply Applicants are invited to email their CV, together with a cover note, to Janet Brennan at info@q4pr.ie  by Friday 16th August

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the planning and development of integrated communications and public affairs campaigns
  • Support and execute successful campaigns, using strategic messaging, creative tactics and in-depth stakeholder engagement
  • Engage with key external and internal stakeholders on individual projects and ensure a coordinated approach to all comms activity
  • Draft supporting documents and resources for public consumption including press releases, brochures, information booklets, consultation documents etc.
  • Act as the point of contact for a range of service providers and suppliers of advertising, graphic designers and digital agencies
  • Maintain a strong awareness of political and other external developments that are relevant to clients
  • Report to a Director on the progress achieved in the implementation of respective communications and public affairs campaigns
  • Possibility of a secondment to a client on a project basis

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a related field
  • In-house or agency Public Affairs/PR experience is favourable
  • Proven track record of coordinating multiple stakeholders and strong inter-personal skills
  • An ability to work both as part of a team and, at times, independently
  • An ability to multi-task effectively
  • An understanding of the Irish political and policy-making environment
  • Excellent writing ability and experience in the production of easy to read public information materials for online and offline platforms
  • Proficient IT skills including Microsoft Office suite, social media and digital media experience
  • Ability to commence employment swiftly an advantage
  • An ambitious individual who has the enthusiasm to join a dynamic team and fast-paced environment

Account Executive and Account Manager – PR and PA – Hume Brophy

Hume Brophy Dublin is and seeking exceptional candidates at Account Executive and Account Manager levels to support our Public Relations and Public Affairs teams.

Hume Brophy is an international communications firm specialising in Public Relations, Investor Relations, Public Affairs, Corporate and Financial Communications with offices in Dublin, London, Brussels, Paris, Singapore, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and New York.

Company Hume Brophy
Location 14 Herbert Street Dublin 2
Apply by 30 August 2019
Position / Title Account Executives and Account Manager
Department Public Relations and Public Affairs
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply Please send CV + cover letter to maria.cryan@humebrophy.com

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience in a related field, ideally in an agency setting;
  • A clear understanding of the Irish media landscape and experience of media relations;
  • A clear understanding of the Irish political environment and experience of policy-making;
  • An interest in cultivating and maintaining a network of media and political contacts;
  • An ability to work both as part of a team and, at times, independently;
  • Strong verbal, written and research skills; efficiency and attention to detail; and an ability to prioritise and deliver tasks under sometimes stringent deadlines are essential to the delivery of this role; and
  • An enthusiasm for joining a young, dynamic and fast-paced international agency!

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Working on client accounts in Financial Services; Technology; Energy and Health;
  • Developing strong and sustainable client relationships;
  • Developing an in-depth understanding of clients’ core sectors to support and execute successful campaigns, using strategic messaging and creative tactics;
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of Hume Brophy and client events;
  • Maintain a strong awareness of external developments relevant to Hume Brophy’s business and clients; and
  • Contribute positively to a happy and supportive working environment.

If you are interested in applying, we would love to hear from you.

Please send CV + cover letter to maria.cryan@humebrophy.com

The deadline for applications is 30 August 2019

Advocacy Officer – NCBI

NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland) is Ireland’s national charity working for the rising number of people affected by sight loss. Our practical and emotional advice and supports help 8,000 people and their families face their futures with confidence every year.

We currently have a vacancy in our Dublin office for an

Advocacy Officer

Salary: circa €27,000 per annum.

Please apply with a cover letter and CV to helen.shanahan@ncbi.ie by 12 noon on 16th August 2019.

Company NCBI
Location NCBI HQ, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 and regular travel to NCBI centres nationwide.
Apply by 16 August 2019
Position / Title Advocacy Officer
Department NCBI Policy & Advocacy team. Also works with NCBI Communications teams, NCBI Services teams nationally and regionally, other external stakeholders.
Reporting to Head of Policy, Advocacy & Campaigns
Contract Type Permanent
How To Apply Please apply with a cover letter and CV to helen.shanahan@ncbi.ie by 12 noon on 16th August 2019.

Job Purpose

Ensuring NCBI advocacy agenda reflects and supports  people who are blind and vision impaired and crucially works closely with our service users.  Contributes to the development of the NCBI policy agenda within the context of NCBI organisational goals.

Core Job Requirements

  • To work closely with and report to the Head of Policy & Advocacy, assisting with the development of NCBI policy positions across a range of areas as they relate to the lives of people who are blind and vision impaired by preparing accessible and succinct policy statements, papers, submissions and reports with evidence based recommendations.
  • To assist with the planning and implementation of NCBI Advocacy campaigns as well as the organisation’s wider public engagement campaigns.
  • To support the organisation and running of events including seminars, conferences and launches relating to the advocacy programme of work.
  • To assist the advocacy team to nurture and develop strategic alliances across the political sphere and key policy makers to support the NCBI advocacy agenda.
  • To support services staff in undertaking local advocacy activities to effect change for people who are blind and vision impaired.
  • To engage and capture the views and experiences of people who are blind and vision impaired to inform and influence NCBI advocacy work and services direction.
  • To support the local advocacy required to support national advocacy campaigns.
  • To be a resource to NCBI services staff in promoting the organisation’s work and building strategic and political alliances at local level.
  • To take on additional responsibilities in line with the key objectives of the role as and when they arise.
  • To travel nationally as required (own car/ public transport)

Requirements of all NCBI Staff

  • Commitment to the purpose of NCBI and to work within the values, policies and procedures of the organisation and in the context of current legislation and regulations.
  • To participate in regular supervision with your line manager.
  • To actively participate in team and staff meetings and service reviews/ evaluations and to contribute to the development of policy and practice with your area of work and within NCBI as a whole.
  • To show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the work. Work during unsocial hours may be required.
  • Have a flexible approach to the work in response to organisational change, development and review of best practice.
  • Participate in and engage with a performance management programme.
  • Identify training needs with your line manager and participate in training opportunities appropriate to the role.
  • To undertake other duties as may be requested by the line manager from time to time.
  • To undertake your work in a manner that is friendly, flexible and informal.

Person Specification

Advocacy Officer

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills and research skills
  • Responsive and flexible
  • Ability to manage a range of relationships
  • An effective negotiator and team player
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and maintain a professional approach
  • Ability to work on own initiative and consult where appropriate
  • Commitment and passion for improving the lives of people who are blind and vision impaired.

Experience

A minimum of two years relevant experience in

  • Involvement in advocacy work at local/or national level
  • Producing well argued, concise accessible policy submissions and policy papers
  • Lobbying politicians/ other influencers to obtain their commitment to the advocacy agenda
  • Maintaining and nurturing internal and external relationships
  • Working to achieve policy / and or frontline change to improve people’s lives.
  • IT literate

Qualifications

  • Graduate qualification in relevant discipline (e.g. Social Policy, Social Care, Social Work, Community Development, Youth Work or a relevant qualification).
  • Knowledge of current national and / or local disability policies, laws and services would be an advantage.

Corporate Affairs. Senior Manager – Amgen Dun Laoghaire (ADL)

Responsibilities include building and implementing plans for local internal and external communications, philanthropy and community affairs for Amgen in Ireland

The Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs, Amgen Dun Laoghaire (ADL) reports to the Executive Director, Corporate Affairs, with a dotted-line to the ADL Vice President of Site Operations.

Responsibilities include building and implementing plans for local internal and external communications, philanthropy and community affairs for Amgen in Ireland. This site is an aseptic biologics manufacturing site that supports patients around the world. This senior manager, as a member of the ADL site leadership team, will provide communication counsel to the Vice President of Site Operations and lead efforts to raise awareness of Amgen’s strategy, goals and priorities, expertise, aspiration and values both inside ADL and in the local community, as appropriate.

In collaboration with Amgen’s Corporate Affairs team and ADL site leadership, the Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs will drive the internal communication strategy specific to the business needs of the site in the context of the company’s overarching business priorities. The position will also be responsible for developing and executing the site’s external communication strategy, with a particular emphasis on raising Amgen’s profile as an employer of choice. Specific responsibilities will include the management of issues for the ADL site, execution of the local media strategy, and executing a community affairs and philanthropy program to drive staff engagement and strengthen key relationships in local government, community and industry.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8 or more years of diverse experience in Public Relations, Corporate Communications or related field
  • 5 or more years of experience in both external and internal communications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare communications experience
  • Media, government and community relations experience
  • Strategic and creative thinker with the ability to truly understand business challenges and priorities and develop actionable programs that integrate soundly with business objectives
  • Experience creating and executing strategic communication programs for a complex, matrixed organization
  • Demonstrated proficiency working directly with executive management, including the ability to advise, influence, and coach on communication strategies around potentially sensitive issues
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to productively navigate a challenging and dynamic environment, and deal with rapidly changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; enthusiastic, team player and self starter; serious commitment to hard work and excellence
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, ability to distill complex issues and information into simple, compelling, and relevant messages
  • Change management experience
  • Experience establishing two-way channels to open communication lines, create dialogue and ensure messages are reaching staff at all levels
  • Demonstrated experience using social media tools for professional communication
  • Crisis management experience

Marketing Communications Manager – Allianz Ireland

Our Marketing Communications Manager and their team sustains and develops the Allianz brand, supports our sales teams to deliver against ambitious growth objectives, improves brand health, and manages Allianz’ reputation in Ireland and Northern Ireland. They will lead a marketing communications team that is passionate about our mission; to allow more people and communities to choose Allianz to secure their future. 

We are now looking for an established marketing professional with extensive experience in Marketing Strategy, Brand Management, Advertising, Sponsorship, Media Relations. This role reports directly to the Head of Market Management, and is based in Elm Park, Dublin 4.Working in close partnership with the Allianz group, business stakeholders and the wider Market Management team, the Marketing Communications Manager will lead Allianz Ireland’s marketing communications activities; holding full P&L responsibility for through the line brand and activation advertising. In collaboration with colleagues across the Market Management team, and in alignment with group brand guidelines, this role will also be responsible for managing local sponsorships, initiating and activating corporate social responsibility activities and will manage significant agency relationships for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland markets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Devise the annual marketing communications strategy for Allianz plc in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
  • Lead all through the line brand and activation campaigns from design, deployment, to evaluation.
  • Manage Allianz’ go to market processes, working alongside colleagues in proposition development, distribution, compliance, and underwriting to ensure the optimal campaign approach, timely delivery of campaigns and communications initiatives.
  • Support Retail and Enterprise sales colleagues in the delivery of agreed corporate plan and strategic growth ambitions
  • Tracking and monitoring campaign effectiveness and consumer sentiment in collaboration with the Customer Experience, Insights and Analytics team.
  • Create and sustain external creative, media buying, sponsorship activation and PR agency partnerships to support the marketing plan and strategic objectives.
  • Maintain alignment with local brand positioning and the global Allianz brand, creating strong working relationships with colleagues in Group Market Management and Distribution
  • Delivering growth in brand health metrics within agreed timelines and metrics, maintaining Allianz’s strong reputation values
  • Managing budget for brand, communications, CSR and partnerships to ensure maximum ROI for marketing spend
  • Ensure we have the optimal research to track awareness, reputation, consideration and NPS growth
  • Monitoring and reporting on marketing effectiveness, brand reach, and Allianz Share of Voice among our peer competitors
  • Successfully manage the reputation of Allianz plc, safeguarding our brand values and managing priority issues both internally and the media.
  • Evaluate and align sponsorship and CSR activity with current and future strategic priorities
  • Communicate a compelling vision for the Allianz brand to internal colleagues and stakeholders, and externally to Group Market Management and third party providers

KEY REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Essential Experience 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a marketing communications, brand management, and / or sponsorship role
  • Demonstrated ability to create collaborative working relationships within a multinational environment
  • Prior experience in financial management including budgeting and forecasting for a significant domestic or international brand
  • Strong experience in managing a well established sponsorship portfolio and partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate organisational strategy into tactical initiatives and team objectives

Desirable Experience 

  • Third level or relevant professional qualification
  • Financial Services Experience
  • Masters educated with strong qualifications in business, sales, and / or marketing
  • CIP qualified or similar accreditation
  • Prior experience in people / team leadership

Reference Code

IRL-6564066-2

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Apply on Company Website here.

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.

Communications Officer – Christian Aid Ireland 

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY VIA CHRISTIAN AID IRELAND’S E-RECRUITMENT PORTAL AT THIS LINK. https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk/ A CV CANNOT BE ACCEPTED.

About us

At Christian Aid Ireland we have a vision of a better world, free from poverty, and we rely on great communications as part of a long-term strategy that will enable us to have even greater impact. If you share our vision this could be the job for you.

About the role

This role will assist the Head of Media and Communications with all aspects of the Communications Strategy and in developing and implementing communications plans and campaigns designed to raise visibility, awareness and understanding of the organisation. A key purpose of the role is to promote the global work of the organisation and the impact of our advocacy campaigns, as well as support income generation through the provision of consistent and compelling communications and to build positive brand awareness among media, public and supporters.

About you

It is essential that you have:

  • Two years’ minimum experience in a communications or PR role
  • Excellent writing and editing skill and attention to detail
  • Excellent intuition for PR and news stories
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to work without direct supervision
  • Good knowledge of Irish media (North and South of Ireland)
  • Ability to communicate complex or technical topics in simple terms to multiple audiences
  • Experience of digital media – social media and website content
  • Very good attention to detail and motivated to produce high quality content and presentations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Deadline-driven and having the ability to manage tasks from start to finish
  • Keen to learn, grow and develop
  • A team-player who is happy to go beyond their own responsibilities to help others at busy times
  • Ability to cope with long hours when under the pressure of crises or deadlines
  • Creative, with new ideas, enjoys a challenge
  • Very organised
  • Ability and willingness to work outside normal office hours as required
  • Commitment to Christian Aid’s values and vision

While not essential, the following would be an advantage.

  • An understanding of international affairs and development issues
  • An understanding of the Irish churches or faith-based communications
  • Experience in building web pages/ working with CMS (Drupal ideal)
  • Photography and videography skills
  • Video editing skills
  • A good understanding of the charity/not-for-profit sector

CLOSING DATE 19 AUGUST 2019

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: €40,329.00 /year

Experience:

  • communications: 2 years (Preferred)

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.

Internal Communications Officer – Trinity College Dublin

Post Title: Internal Communications Officer

Post Status: 3-year fixed term contract

Department/Faculty: Public Affairs and Communications, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Location: East Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to: Head of Communications

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Administrative Officer 2 (Schedule B) scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€48,153 – €56,581 per annum]

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 12 noon (GMT) on Friday, 16th August 2019

The successful applicant will be expected to take up post as soon as possible.

Post summary

Trinity College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading universities. Our teaching and research is the best in Ireland and attracts students and academics from across the world. We’re home to award-winning discoveries that improve and illuminate society. We are also home to extraordinary students who make a difference to this country and the world.

At Trinity, we have a mission to constantly communicate with all the individuals and organisations that make the university so special: students, staff, alumni, government, researchers, potential students, donors, the media and society.

This is a newly created post to place a greater emphasis on internal communications. Reporting directly to the head of communications and liaising with the human resources director, the primary focus of the role will be to drive staff engagement across the university.

The role-holder will use internal communications tools – traditional and digital – coupled with communications insight to ensure internal audiences understand major university initiatives and the role they play in driving our business success.

Context

The role is part of the university’s public affairs and communications (PAC) team. PAC is responsible for developing and managing the university’s public affairs and communications strategy and for providing a support and advisory service to staff in these areas.

Our work involves internal and external communications, media relations, promoting Trinity as a leading research and teaching university in Ireland and abroad to key audiences, enhancing the university’s reputation, managing and developing Trinity’s central social media channels and strategy, the event management of major functions, and editing corporate publications e.g. the Provost’s Annual Review. We facilitate engagement with a range of stakeholders including Government, senior public servants, industry and business leaders, philanthropists, community and environmental groups and higher education institutions.

Duties and responsibilities of the post

The initial responsibility of the post will be to research, develop proposals and gain agreement for an internal communications platform (intranet) that will meet the need of staff and managers, aligned to the public affairs and communications strategy and the Human Resources strategy.

On an ongoing basis, the post-holder will have responsibility for implementation of the internal communications platform both operationally and sourcing and generating content. The post-holder will work closely with the head of communications and the director of HR to develop an annual communication and engagement plan.

Strategy

  • Develop a proposal and business case, in conjunction with the head of communications, to introduce the university’s first intranet
  • Support the upkeep of the proposed intranet: writing compelling and timely content, coordinating news and creating pages
  • Develop toolkits and guidance to support better internal communications across the university
  • Help ensure staff awareness and alignment with the university’s goals, values and external messaging, using fresh thinking and creative ideas to turn complex information into relevant, timely, engaging and impactful content for internal audiences
  • Develop internal communications plans, at both strategic and tactical levels, for college initiatives, e.g. the Trinity Education Project, Grand Canal Innovation District, E3 etc., in conjunction with the head of communications and assist with their implementation

Measurement and evaluation

  • Evaluate the success and impact of internal communications projects and campaigns and present results to colleagues and the senior management team
  • Set targets to drive continuous improvement and make recommendations to the head of communications
  •  Ensure that communication is two-way i.e. incorporates feedback mechanisms where appropriate

Channel management

  • Develop andenhance our internal communications channels, e.g. digital information screens, web based noticeboard, using feedback and exploring new innovation tools, including digital technologies and free online design tools and best practice
  • Take a lead in managing content for the digital information screens, web based noticeboard and other internal communication channels
  • Event management, in conjunction with the PAC team and colleagues, for townhall meetings, roadshows, award ceremonies etc.
  • Seek out and write news items for digital platforms e.g. the web, social media posts on staff and student achievements that are non-media/press related
  • Publish videos and photography on website and blogs in relation to internal communications initiatives
  • Edit, design, and print internal publications and assist the head of communications in producing corporate publications e.g. Provost’s Review, annual report etc.
  • Other duties that may be assigned by the head of communications

Person specification

Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent – essential
  • Qualification in communications / public relations / marketing or equivalent (desirable)

Knowledge

  • Excellent working knowledge of social media and online tools / digital platforms
  • Excellent knowledge of internal communications, PR and social media
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, e-mail and the web
  • Working knowledge of the activities of the University relevant to the Communications unit

Experience

  • At least five years’ experience of managing internal communications in a complex private or public-sector organisation
  • Proven track record in devising and implementing engaging internal communications strategies and their budgets
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of working/responding independently and dealing with unforeseen problems and circumstances

Skills

  • Ability to work with accuracy under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work in an environment which requires high levels of discretion and confidentiality
  • Organisational skills: exceptional organisational skills and strong attention to detail, with a strong ability to multitask across a range of projects
  • Analysis & problem-solving capability.

Additional competencies

  • Writing skills: excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from colleagues
  • Speaking skills: strong speaking skills as you are likely to be called on to give presentations to staff. Sensitivity to Trinity’s goals and values and the ability to relay them to colleagues
  • Interpersonal skills: first-rate interpersonal and relationship-building skills in order to work with colleagues across the campus. Confidence to deal with senior college officers and heads of departments to explain communication techniques to them.
  • Creative skills: creative ability to devise internal communication strategies
  • Digital skills: familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication, is essential

Local Reputation & Executive Communications Specialist – Accenture 

Working as part of the Ireland Marketing & Communications team, this role reports into the marketing manager with responsibility for Local Reputation and Executive Communications.

The Local Reputation and Executive Communications team is responsible for representing the Accenture brand in the marketplace, underscored by our core reputational drivers. We are also responsible for communications and marketing activity undertaken by our country managing director. Marketing & Communications tactics include events, webcasts, internal communications, content marketing, sponsorship activation, digital marketing and stakeholder management.

You should be an enthusiastic and experienced Marketing professional with a proven track record. In addition to working with the Ireland Marketing & Communications team, you will also collaborate with our UK and Global Marketing colleagues.

RESPONSIBLITIES
Responsibilities include, but are bit limited to, the following:

    • Help in delivering our core reputation events and campaigns including our International Women’s Day celebration event, Women on Walls campaign and GAZE LGBT Film Festival sponsorship.
    • Support on the development of key messaging, narrative and creative for our STEM programme.
    • Working with the STEM team, utilise the relationship with CWIT, WITS and other key networks to share our content.
    • Collaborate closely with the talent brand and HCD teams on inclusion & diversity initiatives.
    • Lead the engagement with our Corporate Citizenship team, and own the communications plan to tell the story of the work undertaken in this area.
    • Support the marketing manager on leadership and executive communications.
    • Support the delivery and event management of leadership conferences and events.
    • Responsible for collation of the content & own the process for input into UKI executive communications
    • Support development of our narrative
    • Mangement of budget and invoicing where appliable
    • Work with internal and external stakeholders such as print, design and event agencies and creative teams as required

Knowledge And Skills Required

      • Strong communication and marketing skills
      • Deep overall business acumen
      • Ability to drive content creation and review, understanding how to write for and tone of voice for different audience
      • Resourceful approach to problem solving and ability to propose creative solutions
      • Strong project management skills
      • Ability to put structure around ambiguously defined thoughts/situations
      • Strong English written and verbal skills
      • Ability to build credibility with a large network of key external and internal stakeholders, including highest levels of leadership
      • Balance and prioritise own activities to make sure critical items are addressed within tight deadlines
      • Hit the ground running
      • Deliver quality results despite challenges along the way
      • Strong stakeholder management, with ability to manage expectations
      • Be a role model, live our Core Values and adhere to our Code Business Ethics

RELATIONSHIPS

        • Reports to – Marketing Manager, Location Reputation & Executive Communications
        • External Relationships – External suppliers, third party vendors, agencies
        • Internal Relationships – Country Managing Director, Ireland Leadership team, Ireland Talent Brand team, STEM Sponsor & Network, I&D Sponsor, wider local, UKI and global M&C team

Qualifications

          • Education – Bachelor’s degree, university degree or equivalent experience
          • Work Experience – All round marketing and team experience; creation and delivery of marketing activities.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com.

Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 

 

Variety and Challenge. Growth and Opportunity.

In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity.

Welcome to TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the world’s leading off-price retailer of clothing and homeware worldwide. Our retail chains include TK Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as HomeSense and tkmaxx.com in the United Kingdom; TK Maxx in Australia; TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United States; and Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada. In 2018, TJX had over $35 billion in sales, more than 4000 shops and 249,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

We’re currently looking for a Communications Manager to drive the sustained growth in sales and profit through a combination of in-Country PR strategies that increase market share, market shopper penetration, brand awareness and footfall.  Support the growth of both the company and brand reputation through outstanding and relevant market communications via PR and social media.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directly responsible for delivering impactful country PR plans that drive brand awareness, brand education and footfall
  • Work within European framework and partner with multiple internal Centres of Expertise (COE) to deliver and measure strategic communications across multiple in-country PR disciplines.
  • Liaise with multiple PR disciplines, namely PR & Social media channels, events, content and creative to build robust and measurable country communication plans.  Work with PR & Social hub teams and local market agency to set clear KPIs for each campaign and ensure these are delivered in market.
  • Manage in-Country agency partners for Consumer PR and Social Media – and on occasions participate in pan-European agency meetings and cross functional inter-agency meetings.
  • Work closely with Manager of Marketing to help build successful interagency collaboration in order to deliver strong and aligned PR & Social, Media and Experiental plans and build collaborative and motivated teams who work together to deliver results.
  • Partner with cross-functional management teams across the business to ensure that our PR communications are engaging, influencing and supporting all relevant activities and goals – e.g. on supporting key seasonal product trading periods and new store openings.
  • Manage the local specific content and sign off for the non-transactional website including updating the new store database.
  • Participating in managing the country PR and social budget, maximising the efficiency of the marketing funds by leveraging pan-European assets particularly imagery, communication stories and public relation stories.
  • Deliver in-Country PR and social plans that support the local new store openings, refurbishments and relocations programme working closely with the Manager of Marketing to ensure alignment of marketing and communication plans.
  • Work closely with the European COE, national charity partner and agency to build and deliver a strong CR plan for Ireland to meet target donations and further increases external awareness and participation in our CR campaigns through PR & Social media.
  • Support Gift Card Sales in Ireland by developing communication plans to support marketing plans to reach sales targets.
  • Oversee and approve local press release stories.
  • Take the lead delivery role, partnering with the European Agency network, on external comms, corporate comms, CSR, and crisis communications on the ground
  • Be the key country/brand lead in identifying and sometimes delivering internal comms on the back of the Centres of Expertise

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Fluent in English – proven excellent writing and presenting skills.
  • International experience, preferable gained in a multi-channel environment.
  • Experience of working within a pan-European matrix business.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects – end to end.
  • Successful track record in PR and local implementation.
  • Budget, project and stakeholder management experience.
  • PR experience.
  • Worked in-house (client) or agency-side.
  • Press release writing experience.
  • A love of retail.

What’s In It For You? 
As proud as we are of our past success, it’s our future that excites us most. We strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and a competitive salary and benefits package. Share our determination to think bolder and bigger, and be part of our future.

Apply now online here.

Strategic Communications Lead – PwC

A career in Sales and Marketing, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to focus on positioning a distinctive PwC brand in the marketplace and drive long term revenue growth for the Firm.

You’ll focus on designing, developing, and implementing communication programmes and media events to promote and sell the PwC’s brand and services as well as contribute to and evaluating our pricing strategies in the marketplace.

Our Marketing and Public Relations team is responsible for PwC’s external media relations and social media strategy. As part of our team, you’ll help with social media account management, media relationship management, and identifying new and emerging opportunities for the Firm.

PwC is seeking to establish a Strategic Communications office within the Office of the Senior Partner.

Reporting to the Senior Partner’s office, this new position will consolidate all communications activities across the firm including internal and external communications. The successful candidate for this role will lead the office and ensure that the firm has a communications plan that is linked and aligned to our strategy. Working closely with the Senior Partner and the firm’s Strategy Partner they will help to develop the firm strategy and consider the best implementation and execution of same.

Recognising the key role of communications for each Line of Service (LoS -operating units), Clients & Markets (marketing and business development function) and Human Capital (people function) the successful candidate will be required to propose and implement suitable governance to ensure all stakeholders are aligned and consistent in the delivery of our strategic messages.

The role will be responsible for the creation of a strategic narrative for the firm and to ensure disciplined execution of this message internally and externally. The role requires strong influencing skills.

The existing communications team, our Head of External Communications and our Internal Communications Manager will be reassigned to this office as direct reports.

OBJECTIVES:

Firm Strategy

  • Work with the firm’s Senior Partner, Strategy Partner and other members of the territory leadership team in the development of the firm strategy
  • Responsible for the communication of the strategy internally and as appropriate, externally
  • Link in with the wider PwC network on key issues

People

  • Embed and promote a team culture in line with the firm’s purpose and values
  • Coach & develop the Team Members within the Group, fostering a culture of real time feedback and continuous development
  • Assist with the upskilling of the team to embrace new technological advancements and systems to optimise performance within the function
  • Continually review and assess the medium and long term resource requirements of the Group

External Communications

  • Coaching Partners and staff in advance of media interactions
  • Development and deployment of all communications to traditional media
  • Work with the Clients and Markets team to engage through social media platforms
  • Align messages on key campaigns with the PwC network communications team

Internal Communications

  • Set the strategic direction for internal communications
  • Support and ensure alignment with Line of Service ( LoS) communications
  • Develop an internal communications calendar
  • Ensure alignment between internal and external communications with an “internal first” mindset
  • Plan and execute key interactions (e.g annual Territory Senior Partner town hall event)

Policy and Lobbying

  • Ensure a consistent line on any public policy initiatives by the firm
  • Support the development of key policy actions to support the firm

CANDIDATE PROFILE

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in business, communications, marketing or a related field.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 10-15 years experience in a communications role (marketing, PR, etc) ideally in a professional services environment
  • Commercially aware
  • Genuine interest in helping others by providing a highly responsive, proactive and customer-centric service.
  • Direct experience of managing a team
  • Demonstrable ability to understand and deliver on the key business and strategic objectives of the organisation and of diverse practice areas.
  • Broad business knowledge with the understanding to contribute to management decision making.

PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Strong communication and proven stakeholder management skills
  • Personally organised individual with practical hands-on attitude
  • Willingness and desire to take ownership and responsibility
  • Capability to multitask and prioritise competing projects effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure, self-directed and to tight deadlines

 

EMEA Events and Site Communications Mgr – PayPal

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 277 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Core Duties


Event management

  • Collaborate with Site Leaders to design and implement the EMEA Site Engagement strategy that creates and increases awareness of engagement projects, programmes and initiatives among teammates across the business.
  • Manage a team of three event specialists who deliver day to day logistics of engagement events in PayPal. These include: benefits events, affinity group celebrations, awareness days, holiday celebrations eg St. Patrick’s Day etc.
  • Design and deliver three family days, two summer parties and two festive parties for Dublin, Dundalk and Berlin sites.
  • Support and collaborate with PayPal’s Diversity and Inclusion employee groups to deliver their inclusion strategies engaging their communities and allies.
  • Manage site budgets, ensuring no overspend and that PayPal’s financial procedures are followed by the team. Keep Site Leaders informed on budget spend and forecast.

Site Communications

  • Own implementation of the site internal communications strategy ensuring messages are communicated efficiently and effectively.
  • Ownership of the site communications channels including TV screens, weekly employee email, restroom readers and table talkers to ensure that messages are clear, effective and efficient and that employees have multiple opportunities to see what is happening and when.
  • Ownership of Communications to support all events and engagement activities especially the site parties.
  • Ownership for writing and coordinating Leader communications for EMEA.

External

  • Ownership for planning, writing and coordinating award applications for external third-party endorsement such as the CCMA Awards and Irish Sales Champion Awards.
  • Manage relationships with external organisations including community and business groups.
  • Coordinate the attendance of PayPal’s leadership at external events that support our community and CSR strategy.

Competencies

  • Written communications
  • Motivating Others
  • Listening
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Organisational Agility
  • Strategic Agility
  • Delegation

Prerequisite Knowledge And Proficiencies

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and work collaboratively
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to direct and motivate others
  • Ability to lead through vision and values
  • Skill in focusing on desired results, determining what is important and urgent, clarifying next steps, and delegating effectively to meet deadlines and achieve desired results.
  • Strong working knowledge of external systems, PC based internet and software applications (Internet, Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel)

Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in event management, employee engagement, or public relations
  • Experience in charity events management
  • Experience in community engagement
  • Experience working with global cross-functional organisations
  • Experience working with senior executives

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Position Scope Details

The employee engagement manager is a critical role in driving engagement and morale among the employee population. This role will focus on driving engagement for the three PayPal EMEA sites and also have responsibilities regarding site communications across all three sites. The employee engagement manager will liaise directly with the leadership team including VPs, Directors, Group and Team Leaders, ensuring that engagement events align to and support business priorities.

Working under immediate supervision of the VP Customer Service and EMEA Site Coach Leader in Dublin, this position requires strong project management skills, excellent written communication skills and strong verbal communications skills with experience managing corporate and community events within a large multinational. The position requires someone who is very flexible, creative, learns quickly, has strong organisational skills and works well in a fast paced operations organisation.

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

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

  • 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.

Communications Associate Manager, Ireland – Facebook

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

Facebook is looking for an experienced Communications Associate Manager to support our proactive and reactive projects in Ireland.
The ideal candidate will have experience in both corporate and consumer communications, and some experience in delivering proactive brand reputation campaigns. Critically, they will be no stranger to working in a busy press office, having been at the front line of managing daily issues, handling urgent media requests and drafting responses in a highly demanding environment.
We are looking for someone who has good relationships with Irish media and can bring new ideas to the team. They will also be expected to challenge the team with fresh thinking and creativity and introducing new ways to solve problems.
Most importantly, they will be willing to get their hands dirty with no job being too big or too small.
The ability to combine flawless execution, ruthlessly prioritise and work on a number of projects, together with a calm disposition is essential. This position is based in Dublin reporting to the Ireland Corporate Communications Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a busy reactive press office, handling complex and sensitive issues which require prioritisation, cross-team input and internal management
  • Being on the front line with media, responding to comment enquiries, monitoring coverage
  • Proactively identify and pitch positive stories about Facebook’s products and proactive initiatives
  • Work cross-functionally with product, policy, monetisation and other international PR team members on individual media opportunities and broader programs
  • Prepare briefing materials and manage spokespeople
  • Meet and educate press, bloggers and influencers about Facebook, our products and initiatives

Minimum Qualification

  • Solid media relationships and experience in dealing with press
  • Proven experience in working in a busy press office environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver campaigns with multiple teams/stakeholders
  • Good writing, project management and decision-making skills
  • 5+ years professional experience in communications or public relations, some agency experience preferred
  • Undergraduate or equivalent qualification

Public Policy Manager, Content – Facebook

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

Facebook is looking for an analytical thinker with experience in product, business, or corporate policy to join our Policy Management team. The team’s mission is to create and communicate rules for how our products may be used by our advertisers, developers, and all other people on Facebook.
As a Content Policy Manager, you will work with a highly talented and experienced team of subject matter experts on content policies for Facebook and Instagram. You will be responsible for understanding both Facebook and Instagram’s business priorities, helping the team craft and implement policies that best serve the company and the people who use our services.
Successful candidates will have experience in policy and/or legal issues and will be able to provide insights that will contribute to the shaping of content policies in international markets, including relations with governments and other policy stakeholders, and local regulation of Internet/social media companies. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.
This role is a full time role located at our headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.Responsibilities

  • Help craft and implement content policies for our family of products
  • Act as a global escalation point of contact and manage internal communications for policy issues in these markets
  • Act as Content Policy Lead for the EMEA region and manage the Dublin team
  • Help articulate policy philosophy, launches, and changes to relevant parties, including management, operations, and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate on development and interpretation of policies and enforcement strategies to support Facebook’s constituents worldwide
  • Build relationships with cross-functional partners in Product, Engineering, Sales, Operations, Marketing, Corporate Communications, PR and Legal
  • Work with operations groups to develop scalable solutions to support Facebook’s continued growth and drive key automation and productivity initiatives to improve the processes of the Global Policy Management team
  • Proactively identify gaps or conflicts in existing policies

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelors degree in policy, law, or similar field
  • 8+ years of experience in legislation, litigation, or policy development
  • 3+ years of experience or knowledge in international Internet/social media content issues
  • Experience with analytics and problem-solving
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience with communication, particularly in the area of consensus-building and persuasive speaking
  • Experience in project management

Preferred Qualification

  • JD, LLM or equivalent
  • Experience having lived or worked abroad
  • Fluency in a second language

 

PR & Communications Manager – Ireland – L’Oréal

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.PR & Communications Manager – IrelandL’Oréal is seeking a dynamic, experienced and innovative communications & PR manager to shape the future success of its brands.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
  • Collaborate with the marketing, training and UK communications team to generate new ideas and align on strategy and objectives for maximum reach and results
  • Manage, compile and deliver analysis on monthly reports to track performance through existing internal and new/external platforms (social listening & coverage reporting)
  • 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

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
  • Extremely proficient in reporting tools .

YOU HAVE…

  • Experience in a similar role ( Minimum of 4-7 years in-house or agency experience handling earned and/or paid 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

Apply on LinkedIn here.

 

Communications Specialist – Kelloggs

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

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

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

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

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

Apply and come join our team!

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

As a Communications Specialist you will deliver exceptional results and:

  • Have a flare for writing press releases, copy, speeches and media materials
    Be brilliant at creating content and for social media and other online platforms
  • Build best in class PR plans to protect and promote Kellogg’s reputation
  • Create advocacy for Kellogg brands and stories via communication programmes that inform and engage multiple audiences
  • 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

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

  • Educated to degree and/or Masters level in communications, public relations, journalism, English or related discipline preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in a PR/Creative 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.

THE FINER PRINT

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.

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

“Take a look through the keyhole of the UK’s most famous cereal company here and via the #LifeAtK Instagram page @lifeatkelloggs_uk.”

Our brands tell a story, create your own story with us.

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

“Our diversity strengthens us – our inclusion advances us”

Job Function: Communications & Corporate Affairs

 

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