Irish PR Jobs

Most jobs are hyperlink-ed in the Job Description. There will be typos as I don’t proof the descriptions.

Make sure to check the PRII website also as it is regularly updated with a range of PR Jobs: http://www.prii.ie/show_jobs.aspx

I work in the Dublin office of Edelman, the world’s largest public relations firm. Find out more about me here. If you are interested in discussing PR for your organisation email me on martyn.rosney [at] edelman.com.

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If you know of any jobs going, or indeed if you would like me to post job vacancies for your organisation, please tweet me @rosney and I will post them here.RPJ


Account Manager, Health – Edelman

With 6,000 people in 66 offices worldwide Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm helping organisations evolve, promote and protect their brands. Since it was founded in 1952 it remains independent and family-owned.

Edelman Ireland delivers high quality communications marketing solutions for a wide range of clients. Passionate about developing the best creative strategies, we work collaboratively with some of Ireland and the world’s best loved brands and corporates.

The Healthcare Team

It’s an exciting time for our Healthcare team. We have grown significantly and partner with some of the world’s leading companies including Pfizer, Roche, GSK, AbbVie and Novartis assisting them to navigate the dynamic healthcare environment by managing their reputations and through building strong relationships with influential stakeholders.

As a part of our continued expansion, we are looking to hire an ambitious Account Manager with the drive and passion to play a key role on our accounts complementing our existing team. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, excellent writer and champion of content with creative flair. This is a new role within the Health team. There is plenty of scope for professional development for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • Have at least three year’s agency / in-house experience
  • Proven people management skills
  • A flair for writing
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Expert knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry an advantage

Responsibilities 

  • Manage medium to large-sized projects
  • Provide client counsel regarding tactical implementation and as a general day-to-day point of contact
  • Deliver high performance results within budget
  • Assist in preparing new business proposals
  • Manage and coach junior team members
  • Maintain an excellent network of media, stakeholder and influencer contacts

Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to dublin@edelman.com by close of business on Friday 8th December. When applying please flag that you saw the job here.

Digital Content Team Lead – Ryanair

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying 119m p.a. on more than 1,800 daily flights from 85 bases, connecting over 200 destinations in 33 countries on a fleet of over 360 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 305 Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 11,500 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry leading 31-year safety record.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of Communications, the successful candidate will lead our expanding content team. An excellent communicator with a proven history of curating winning video and written content, you will be tasked with creating, managing and sharing compelling, insightful and engaging content. You will be working with the PR, social, marketing and digital teams to deliver a range of destination, niche and aviation related content, across multiple languages.

Responsibilities

  • All aspects of content delivery and communication, including how content is created, curated, produced, tested and measured.
  • Lead the content team across 33 markets
  • Produce and execute a best-in-class content plan
  • Collaborate with the design and social teams to create and upload text, image and video content both for Ryanair.com, the Into The Blue blog and the Ryanair social media channels.
  • Deliver a suite of industry leading destination videos
  • Manage a pool of external contributors and user generated content
  • Ensure all content is written/produced alongside our content guidelines in the correct tone of voice
  • Work with the SEO team to ensure all content is SEO friendly
  • Contribute towards the growth of the Ryanair blog, Into the Blue
  • Manage new and ongoing platform wide content projects
  • Contribute towards a multi-platform content hub for distribution into CRM and social
  • Manage a content budget

Requirements


  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Outstanding content creation experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Minimum 3 years in a similar role
  • Strong copywriting skills with strong attention to detail and a creative flair
  • Strong video creation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Project management skills to manage editorial schedules and deadlines
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • Target and deadline driven
  • The ability to understand what the audience needs to know and how they want to consume it
  • An understanding of the European travel space

Preferred skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mulitmedia, Journalism, Marketing, or English, or similar video production qualifications
  • Video editing skills

Apply online here.

Social Media Team Leader – Ryanair

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying 119m p.a. on more than 1,800 daily flights from 85 bases, connecting over 200 destinations in 33 countries on a fleet of over 360 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 305 Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 11,500 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry leading 31-year safety record.

The Role

We’re looking to hire an enthusiastic and energetic Social Media Team Leader to lead social media team for Europe’s largest airline. As part of a small but growing team, you will be heavily involved in the implementation of Ryanair’s social media strategy across the various channels and markets.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, the successful candidate will work closely with our PR, Brand, Digital Marketing and Content teams to ensure we promote and manage our brand effectively through the social media channels across Europe. Working closely with the wider marketing teams, your core focus will be on developing Ryanair’s presence through effective messaging across multiple social media platforms.

This is a permanent position based in our Swords HQ.

Areas of responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Lead a team of social media agents and community managers based in Dublin and Madrid.
  • Develop a strong and cohesive social media strategy which includes short-term reactive work and long term vision.
  • Manage of the content dissemination across all of the active social media platforms.
  • Build organic and paid social media campaigns.
  • Manage the relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop roadmap for the growth of Ryanair’s social media presence across the EMEA market.
  • Optimise, forecast and manage the social media budget.
  • Compile and distribute regular performance reporting.

Requirements


Requirements:

  • 3 years’ experience leading a social media team.
  • A key interest in social media, travel and aviation with a strong work ethic to survive in a fast pace, enjoyable working environment.
  • An ability to think quickly, work as part of a team and think outside the box is essential.
  • Experience working in a fast paced B2C communication environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
  • A second or third language is an advantage, but not essential
  • Experience building a brand’s social media presence

Nice to haves:

  • A second or third language is an advantage, but not essential
  • Experience building a brand’s social media presence

Apply online here.

Social Media Agent – Ryanair

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying 119m p.a. on more than 1,800 daily flights from 85 bases, connecting over 200 destinations in 33 countries on a fleet of over 360 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 305 Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 200m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 11,500 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and an industry leading 31-year safety record.

The Role

We’re looking to hire an enthusiastic and energetic social media professional to join the hardest working and most handsome social media team in aviation.

Responsibilities

As part of a growing team, you will be heavily involved in the implementation of Ryanair’s social media strategy across various channels and markets.

Develop fresh, original, creative ideas and concepts for Ryanair’s content campaigns in collaboration with relevant teams across the organisation including, but not limited to PR, Digital Experience, Content, Brand and Sales & Marketing teams.

Writing clear, persuasive, original content for different audiences across the 33 markets Ryanair operates in – in a snappy, timely manner.

Execute several campaigns at once, often to tight deadlines

Communicate content ideas effectively to a wide audience of varying levels of knowledge.


Requirements


Knowledge of what an airplane is.

Excellent communications and written skills – aka good with the words! Strong wordsmith and great communicator who knows how to get the most out of 140 characters (– get it?)

Experience with multiple social media platforms as opposed to exclusive experience in one.

Enthusiastic about all aspects of social media ranging from marketing, advertising, listening, communication and content production.

Proactive problem solver with a strong work ethic and professional interest in the online travel sector.

Possess a creativity and cheeky flair, while maintain a customer focused attitude.

Quick thinker and all round funny fecker who has a passion for writing.

Bachelor’s Degree is essential. Communication, Marketing or Business preferred – however if you have a degree in Computer Engineering and fancy a career change, we won’t rule you out.

Nice to haves:

Experience with production equipment and programs such as Adobe Creative Suite!

Enthusiasm for all things aviation!

A second, third or fourth language!

Apply online here.

Communications Co-ordinator – DAA

A vacancy has arisen for a full-time Communications Co-ordinator within the External Communications Team at Dublin Airport.  Reporting to the External Communications Manager- this is an exciting and rewarding role, which will require the successful candidate to be committed to presenting a positive image of the organisation to external and internal audiences.

 

Please go to https://careers-daa.icims.com/ to submit your application on line. Click on open jobs and you will be able to view this role and details on how to apply. All applications should be submitted by Wednesday 22nd Nov 2017. 

Qualifications

  • Confident communicator (verbal and written) with a proven ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Excellent writing skills – which will be tested as part of the application process
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Proficient in the use of key social media platforms
  • Highly motivated with strong work ethic
  • Presents self professionally at all times
  • Flexibility to work outside normal working hours when required
  • Committed to daa values

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and developing a strong network within the company to source and generate positive news stories
  • Drafting press releases
  • Maintaining an analytical database of published stories featuring the organisation
  • Assisting with account liaison with our news monitoring service provider
  • Creating quality content for the company’s various social media channels – written and photographic
  • Creating content for the Dublin Airport blog
  • Managing and evaluating filming/photography requests ensuring there is no adverse impact on airport operations and all filming photography reflects positively on Dublin Airport
  • Maintaining and updating PR/Communication contact list for airline/handling agencies
  • Ensuring crisis communications equipment and supplies are ready and audited regularly
  • Supporting and developing the company’s school education programme within the local community
  • Working closely with Community Liaison Manager in administrating the company’s Community Fund and database
  • Co-ordinating volunteers internally for the company partnerships such as Junior Achievement and Business in the Community
  • Managing and delivering a seasonal/Christmas events programme at Dublin Airport
  • Attending key operations and facilities team meetings
  • Assisting in the co-ordination of special events such as exhibitions, homecomings and media events
  • Providing support to Dublin Airport Charity of the Year programme when required
  • Managing and assisting with special projects that may arise from time to time
Background
EirGrid plc is a leading Irish energy business, dedicated to the provision of transmission and market services for the benefit of electricity consumers.  EirGrid is committed to delivering high quality services to all customers, including generators, suppliers and consumers, across the high voltage electricity system and via the efficient operation of the wholesale power market. It puts in place the grid infrastructure needed to support competition in energy, to promote economic growth, to facilitate more renewable energy, and to provide essential services.
EirGrid holds licences as the independent electricity Transmission System Operator (TSO) and Market Operator (MO) in the wholesale trading system in Ireland, and is the owner of the System Operator Northern Ireland (SONI Ltd), the licensed TSO and market operator in Northern Ireland. The Single Electricity Market Operator (SEMO) is part of the EirGrid Group, and operates the Single Electricity Market on the island of Ireland.
EirGrid is responsible for the development of the transmission grid to meet the long term needs of the country. The grid development strategy involves upgrading the existing high voltage system through major reinforcements using the best technological solutions available.
Job Description
The External Communications team has responsibility for managing and delivering communications to support EirGrid group’s corporate strategy in Ireland and Northern Ireland.  This includes implementing public engagement, public affairs, corporate relations and media relations in RoI and NI. The role holder will be required to work from the Dublin and Belfast offices.
The external communications team has specific responsibility to provide all communications and engagement support for the business, including devising public consultation strategies, communications policy, managing consultation events, developing communications collateral and digital communications.
EirGrid is committed to engaging widely and transparently with stakeholders and communities as we seek to deliver on our mandate to develop the electricity transmission system for all electricity users.
Infrastructure projects will continue to drive the bulk of our external communications and create demand for us to respond to, and engage with, multiple audiences simultaneously.
The senior communications specialist is responsible for managing and implementing communications and engagement plans on grid projects in line with the company strategy and new approach to developing infrastructure projects.
The senior communications specialist is required to provide strategic advice to the engineering teams ensuring the voices of the various communities and stakeholders are heard through the development of an infrastructure project.
This role requires daily interaction with communications agencies, the general public, elected representatives, media, other EirGrid departments and engineering consultants.
The senior communications specialist is required to make judgment calls and provide communications advice in relation to materials prepared for the general public ensuring consistency across all EirGrid projects.
Job Relationships
This role reports to the External Communications Manager.
Location: Dublin, with 2 days weekly in Belfast.
Main Responsibilities
  • Support the External Affairs department in the overall delivery of the business plan
  • Develop and execute project communications plans which deliver the business objectives of EirGrid
  • Oversee the management of the consultation process for the assigned project including clarity and tone of responses to submissions and correspondence with stakeholders.
  • Proactively identify communication issues and develop plans to address
  • Assist in the implementation of the company’s enhanced approach to consultation
  • Identify new opportunities for communications that will drive company objectives
  • Provide information and comments to public representatives, stakeholders, media and the public regarding company activities and projects
  • Develop and implement policies, and processes to ensure consistency of approach
  • Successfully communicate technical subject matter to non-technical audiences including production of presentations, press releases, brochures and website
  • Oversee and manage the communications budget ensuring compliance with company processes and procurement procedures
  • Collaborate with colleagues to determine and execute best practice communications and consultation strategies
  • Represent EirGrid at meetings and briefings with external stakeholders, community groups, media and public representatives
  • Provide spokesperson duties as required
  • Adhere to processes for management of compliance risk and control in all activity
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing existing processes to increase efficiency
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential
  • Degree in either Communications/PR or Marketing or equivalent discipline
  • A minimum of 3- 5 year’s relevant experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience communicating via a variety of online media.
  • Experience of working with journalists and elected representatives
  • Ability to work on own initiative but be a core team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to persuade and influence up to senior levels within the organisation
  • Ability to travel in Ireland for consultation events and meetings
  • Ability to work extended hours as required, including some weekends and evenings.
  • Ability to handle confidential information responsibly
  • Comfortable working on high-profile and sometimes controversial issues and/or projects
  • Demonstrated understanding of the energy sector
Desirable
  • Understanding/experience of the Irish electricity industry and issues facing that industry or of large infrastructure or construction planning projects
  • Experience in conducting public consultation
  • Project management skills
  • Irish language
Closing Date:  21st November 2017
Apply online here.

Account Directors – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns – Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin – Red Flag x2

Red Flag is building its International Campaigns team in Brussels, Washington DC, Paris, London and Dublin.

Following a series of major new client wins, Red Flag is recruiting Campaign Consultants at   Account Directors level to join our expert team of strategists, campaigners and communicators, to drive engagement across our growing international client base.

At Red Flag, we solve business-critical problems for some of the world’s biggest companies and organisations. Our clients win, in  business and in media, because we identify, interpret and tackle risk. We’re looking for talented candidates at all levels to join our expert team of strategists, campaigners and communicators.

Company Red Flag
Location Red Flag Offices Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin
Apply by 23 November 2017
Position / Title Account Directors – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns – Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Attractive terms and conditions for the right candidates with a remuneration package based on experience. These are contract roles based at our offices in Brussels, Washington DC or Dublin. Candidates should submit a CV and cover letter, detailing all relevant experience and outlining what they can bring to Red Flag, to careers@thisisredflag.com by 5pm on Thursday November 23rd next. Submissions should note the level being applied for  in the subject line.

Red Flag is run by former government advisors, diplomats, journalists and multinational business executives, backed up by a team of expert communications, political and strategy consultants. We take a campaigning approach to solving our clients’ problems, drawing on the latest political campaigning techniques from around the world.

These are contract roles based at our offices in Brussels, Washington DC or Dublin with international travel required.

Your responsibilities

  • Drive overall growth of accounts including profit goals in your portfolio.
  • Plan, develop and manage budget recommendations, work goals, measurements, and training requirements necessary to provide both quality and profitable service to Clients.
  • Ensure the timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects to assure earnings, growth, and profit goals are achieved.
  • Maintain open and complete communications of client issues with functional leaders and corporate management.
  • Provide leadership/motivation and convey the vision and values of Red Flag to the assigned staff.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience as an Account Director on international accounts
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiation and meeting client requirements
  • Solid understanding of budgeting and reporting on progress
  • Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and metrics
  • Proven ability to foster and maintain long-term relationships
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Exceptional communication and report writing skills, including fluent English and at least one other European language.

Further information about any of the positions can be sought by contacting careers@thisisredflag.com or on www.thisisredflag.com

Account Managers – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns – Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin – Red Flag x2

Red Flag is building its International Campaigns team in Brussels, Washington DC, Paris, London and Dublin.

Following a series of major new client wins, Red Flag is recruiting Campaign Consultants at   Account Directors level to join our expert team of strategists, campaigners and communicators, to drive engagement across our growing international client base.

At Red Flag, we solve business-critical problems for some of the world’s biggest companies and organisations. Our clients win, in  business and in media, because we identify, interpret and tackle risk. We’re looking for talented candidates at all levels to join our expert team of strategists, campaigners and communicators.

Company Red Flag
Location Red Flag Offices Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin
Apply by 23 November 2017
Position / Title Account Managers – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns – Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin x2
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Attractive terms and conditions for the right candidates with a remuneration package based on experience. These are contract roles based at our offices in Brussels, Washington DC or Dublin. Candidates should submit a CV and cover letter, detailing all relevant experience and outlining what they can bring to Red Flag, to careers@thisisredflag.com by 5pm on Thursday November 23rd next. Submissions should note the level being applied for  in the subject line.

Red Flag is run by former government advisors, diplomats, journalists and multinational business executives, backed up by a team of expert communications, political and strategy consultants. We take a campaigning approach to solving our clients’ problems, drawing on the latest political campaigning techniques from around the world.

These are contract roles based at our offices in Brussels, Washington DC or Dublin with international travel required.

  • Lead the development; implementation and monitoring of communications and public affairs campaigns carried out on behalf of major multinational clients
  • Work as part of an international team servicing clients on European and Global campaigns
  • Manage day-to-day client interactions and reporting
  • Drive new business development, acquisition of new clients and pitching for new accounts

Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience driving PR & PA campaigns, preferably within an agency setting
  • Exceptional persuasion and leadership skills, and solid knowledge of Brussels’ institutional and communications realm
  • A strong network of media and stakeholder contacts in Brussels and European political, media and regulatory spheres.
  • Proven client-handling skills with experience managing large accounts.
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills, including fluent English and at least one other European language. Preferably German.

Further information about any of the positions can be sought by contacting careers@thisisredflag.com or on www.thisisredflag.com

Account Executives – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns – Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin – Red Flag x2

Red Flag is building its International Campaigns team in Brussels, Washington DC, Paris, London and Dublin.

Following a series of major new client wins, Red Flag is recruiting Campaign Consultants at   Account Exectuives level to join our expert team of strategists, campaigners and communicators, to drive engagement across our growing international client base.

At Red Flag, we solve business-critical problems for some of the world’s biggest companies and organisations. Our clients win, in  business and in media, because we identify, interpret and tackle risk. We’re looking for talented candidates at all levels to join our expert team of strategists, campaigners and communicators.

Company Red Flag
Location Red Flag Offices Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin
Apply by 23 November 2017
Position / Title Account Exectuives – Strategic Communications and Public Affairs Campaigns – Brussels, Washington DC and Dublin
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Attractive terms and conditions for the right candidates with a remuneration package based on experience. These are contract roles based at our offices in Brussels, Washington DC or Dublin. Candidates should submit a CV and cover letter, detailing all relevant experience and outlining what they can bring to Red Flag, to careers@thisisredflag.com by 5pm on Thursday November 23rd next. Submissions should note the level being applied for  in the subject line.

Red Flag is run by former government advisors, diplomats, journalists and multinational business executives, backed up by a team of expert communications, political and strategy consultants. We take a campaigning approach to solving our clients’ problems, drawing on the latest political campaigning techniques from around the world.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and monitor communications and public affairs campaigns carried out on behalf of major multinational clients
  • Consistently monitor and analyse media coverage (traditional and digital) of client and prospective client issues.
  • Identify opportunities for new business development
  • Provide analysis and reporting on content and sentiment of debate across platforms.
  • Report relevant feedback to clients and client-management teams.

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years of public relations or political experience (agency and/or European Institutions experience preferred)
  • Strong writing skills (proven ability to write press releases, communications plans, executive speaking points, social media content, etc.); ability to understand and write clearly about technical subjects.
  • Media relations experience and media skills/contacts
  • Proven ability to manage projects
  • High level of comfort communicating with clients and journalists
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills as well as the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a creative, challenging and fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Additional languages an advantage but not essential.

Further information about any of the positions can be sought by contacting careers@thisisredflag.com or on www.thisisredflag.com

 

Marketing and Communications Executive – Cityjet

The Role

CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, has a vacancy for a Dublin-based Marketing & Communications Executive to take responsibility for all aspects of our marketing activity.

The successful candidate will support the Head of Revenue Generation in developing and managing the positioning of CityJet and its services in all relevant markets and for the management of relationships with agencies and other key external suppliers.They will also work closely and constructively with other members of the Commercial team, especially e-commerce, Sales, Distribution and Revenue Management, to ensure a consistent approach across all areas to deliver revenue growth.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Revenue Generation, the successful candidate will:

• Manage the delivery of our marketing, advertising, brand and communications activities.• Liaise with and manage external agencies and suppliers, with measurement targets for delivery;• Execute advertising campaigns and marketing activities;• Co-ordinate production of all marketing support and promotional materials;• Plan and coordinate CityJet corporate events• Manage CityJet social media activity• Manage and report on Marketing Budget• Ensure consistency of branding and messaging in all communication;• Develop the CityJet customer service proposition, including product features, loyalty and customer relationship management capabilities• Develop internal newsletters, presentations for internal & external use• Ad-hoc projects as they arise• Manage marketing budget

Key Competencies/ Skills

• Graduate, with demonstrable commercial experience, including 3+ years experience in a marketing or similar role, ideally in a B2C environment• Third level postgraduate qualification an advantage• Ambitious, enthusiastic, determined and tenacious with a strong customer focus• Demonstrable experience of planning, implementing and managing successful marketing/publicity campaigns and initiatives• Able to work across cross-functional teams and interact effectively with senior management• Flexibility, willingness to travel. Excellent written, verbal and presentational communications• Highly numerate and able to make effective use of analytical data• Ability to effectively work to tight deadlines and manage projects independently• Professional and team-oriented, with excellent people skills

Apply on LinkedIn here.

Public Relations Specialist – Guaranteed Irish 

Guaranteed Irish is seeking a PR Specialist to work in-house to maximise press coverage for GI and its members, and to manage the GI calendar of events.

This position will suit a dedicated, highly motivated and creative person who is looking for a new challenge and enjoys taking full ownership of a role.

This full-time role is based at our Head Office in Dublin 2.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying, developing and pitching stories to media to maximise PR opportunities for Guaranteed Irish and its members
  • Writing and distributing press releases to targeted media, as well as content creation for the GI website and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Managing press queries and developing good working relationships with relevant journalists, publishers and influencers
  • Working with management to develop and optimise the organisation’s PR strategy and key messaging
  • Liaising with a partner external PR agency as necessary
  • Collating and reporting on press coverage, managing the contact database and carrying out other administrative duties
  • Managing, developing and promoting the GI calendar of events
  • Researching and identifying relevant new events/event topics based on our members’ interests
  • Appearing at industry events representing and promoting the GI brand
  • Providing support to the CEO as needed

The duties listed are not exhaustive. Employees may be required to undertake additional duties, responsibilities and projects as appropriate.

Required experience and skills:

  • Degree educated in business, marketing, PR, communications, English, journalism or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience working in PR or communications environment is essential
  • A wide network of contacts
  • Experience in Events Management
  • Be able to produce excellent, newsworthy copy to the highest grammatical standard of English
  • Excellent time management and ability to juggle projects
  • A creative and can-do attitude, with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and use sound judgement, but can also work effectively in a team environment
  • An organised and efficient administrator
  • Experience using a CMS, i.e. WordPress
  • Familiar with MailChimp and Eventbrite
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Salary: €32,000 per annum

Please email your CV and cover letter with the reference ‘Job Application: PR Specialist’ to info@guaranteedirish.ie outlining ‘how you would excel in the PR Specialist role at Guaranteed Irish’ before the deadline of Thursday November 30th at 5pm.

All applications are held in strict confidence. Guaranteed Irish is an equal opportunities employer.

About Guaranteed Irish:

Guaranteed Irish is a non-profit business membership organisation which champions homegrown and international businesses investing in Ireland that create quality jobs, contribute to the community and are proud of their Irish provenance. Established in 1974, GI represents over 300 leading businesses in Ireland across multiple sectors

 

PR Executive -Maternity Leave – Arnotts 

Are you currently working in an agency and looking to move in-house? Arnotts is looking for a dynamic PR executive to join their customer centric PR team. Working closely with the the Head of PR and Communications to deliver the Arnotts PR strategy across all departments, in traditional and online media. This is a fixed term contract in a fast paced, rewarding environment.

Company Arnotts
Location 12 Henry Street; Dublin 1; D01 C3Y9
Apply by 13 November 2017
Position / Title PR Executive
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply The closing date for the application is Monday 13th of November.

Candidates can send their applications directly to Sarah Murray smurray@arnotts.ie.

What’s involved?

Working closely with the Head of PR and Communications on all PR activities and planning, while accountable for implementation of their own activities.

Drafting of press releases across the beauty, home and fashion departments including ladies, mens, kids, sports and pop ups

Identifying PR opportunities and pitching stories to media and securing press and social influencer coverage

Managing photocalls, photoshoots and personal appearances from start to finish

Partner with the Head of PR and Communications on any relevant Arnotts publications

Collaborating with marketing, online, visual merchandising and buying teams to identify and deliver opportunities to leverage social media through direct communication and influencer engagement

Media coverage distribution and evaluation

Partnering with stylists for press pulls and celebrity dressing

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Self-starter who enjoys autonomy and accountability for delivering results

Excellent writing and presentation skills

Existing relationships with key press and bloggers

Attention to detail

2 -3 years agency or in-house PR/communications experience

Marketing/business degree and/or experience

PR masters or PR diploma

 

 

Part-Time Communications Officer – Wicklow Uplands

Wicklow Uplands Council is seeking to recruit a part-time Communications Officer for 10 hours per week for an initial period of one year commencing in December 2017. The Communications Officer will be responsible for the overall promotion of the Uplands Council and its activities. The contractor will be positioned remotely and provide their own office facilities. The role will involve regular correspondence with Wicklow Uplands Council’s Co-ordinator, based at the Council’s office in Roundwood, Co. Wicklow and may involve some work outside normal office hours.

Essentially, the Council is seeking an energetic person who can build the profile of the organisation and raise awareness among its stakeholders. Candidates should have experience in public relations, website maintenance and social media, be IT proficient and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of the Wicklow Uplands, sustainable development, countryside management and a relevant third level qualification is desirable.

Applications must be submitted to info@wicklowuplands.ie no later than 5pm on Monday 13th November 2017 and should include a short (circa 1 page) current Curriculum Vitae and cover letter. A full job description can be downloaded here and copy of our Draft Communications Plan is available on request.

Senior Marketing & Communications Manager – Veolia

Place of Work: Glasnevin

Division: Marketing, Communications, CR

Sub-division: Marketing Irl & Water

Reporting to: MarCommsCR Director

Hours: Standard office with some travel to UK (to attend MarCommsCR and Water leadership meetings)

Contract: Minimum 12 months

This is a senior role in the Veolia UK & Ireland Zone Marketing, Communications and Corporate Responsibility Department for the duration of a maternity leave within the department.
The successful candidate, while reporting to the UK & Ireland Zone MarCommsCR Director,  will be the Marketing and Communications Business Partner to the COO for the Ireland and Water portfolios, ensuring appropriate identification, validation of and management engagement with MarComms priorities to support the portfolio objectives and targets.
This is an opportunity for an individual motivated by improvement opportunities in a high growth target environment emerging from a period of significant organisational change, to build on a base to establish a dedicated value-focused and portfolio-integrated MarComms function, while ensuring they maximise the teamwork, expertise and protocols of the UK & Ireland Zone Marketing, Communications and Corporate Responsibility team.
The responsibilities of the role include:
Business Performance:
  • To manage and produce detailed market research on the various portfolio sectors – analysis and profiling
  • To manage and evaluate current Company performance within the sectors, furthermore identifying trends
  • On a regular formal basis present to sales & senior management identified opportunities
  • To contribute to (and manage the local) compilation of competitor profiles, including SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis and interpreting strategies
  • To help develop business / communication / strategic plans for the business sectors
  • Contribute to the achievement of sales targets
  • In conjunction with appropriate Department Heads develop, contribute to and monitor the operational budget/s for MarComms activities within the Ireland and Water portfolios.
Customers
  • To fully understand portfolio customer needs and how to position the company service offering
  • Identify and characterise the various customers into an agreed set of profiles
  • Update and maintain internal customer databases for use with identified communication / research
  • Support tender submissions where required by ensuring company representation is on brand and levers the company’s customer value and assets
  • To help identify the needs of the various communication platforms
  • To ensure that the sales team have the right tools available to help achieve sales targets.
People
  • Liaise with various levels of management within the business and where appropriate direct future business actions
  • Various levels of customer interaction to help support marketing proposals
  • Liaise with external agencies and suppliers
  • Local representative for key portfolio associations and organsiations as identified within the external stakeholder matrix e.g. FICC and BITCI
  • Marketing team staff.
Processes
  • Implement, support and manage (as applicable) projects within the department ensuring all objectives of the project are met
  • Contribution to the creation and implementation of the sales and marketing plan
  • Contribution to the creation and implementation of the internal engagement plan within the portfolio
  • Measure performance and identify areas of improvement / development.
  • To provide guidance on service pricing.
2: Responsibilities
  • Strategic insight to, Planning, Delivery and Reporting of Marketing activity on the island of Ireland and for the UK Water portfolio.
  • MarCommsCR Business Partner to the COO for Ireland and Water.
  • Local delivery and coordinating function for Communications and CR for the Ireland and Water portfolios, ensuring best contribution to and access to Zone personnel, projects and activities from the portfolio, while meeting the local needs and maintaining local momentum in this regard.
  • Ireland MarCommsCR Budget holder
3: Required qualifications
  • Educated to degree level with Marketing qualification
4: Key competences required
Experience (knowledge)
Essential:
  • Marketing, with exposure to internal communications and corporate responsibility, in a service B2B environment
  • Marketing / Sales background essential – An appreciation of the sales process
  • A good understanding of business, strategy, market forces and desktop research
  • Desirable:
  • Understanding of at least one of energy, water and waste industries
  • Experience of new product / service development
Job Skills (must be able to …)
Essential:
  • Project manage, coordinate and engage multi-disciplinary teams across multiple locations with associated planning, benchmarking and reporting
  • All standard marketing activities (customer databases, campaigns, market studies, benchmarking, offer identification and development, customer satisfaction, events)
  • High level of analytical skills
  • Budget management
Desirable:
Personal Skills
Essential:
  • Excellent communication / presentation skills
  • Management of people and processes
  • Interpersonal skills: Liaise effectively with colleagues across multiple locations, disciplines and cultural contexts
  • Able to think strategically and objectively and to work on their own initiative, while keeping relevant parties in the loop
  • Keep relevant people engaged in projects and progress (as per RACI matrices) at the appropriate times and intervals
  • Identify blockers to progress, and especially be able to propose solutions to those blockers to maintain momentum and progress
  • Time management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
5: Interacting with
  • MarCommsCR Department colleagues across the UK and Ireland Zone
  • COO for Irl and Water and the associated Portfolio Leadership Teams
  • Business Development teams for the portfolios
  • Ireland Finance team and other key contacts from support services departments
  • Key reps from the Global Marketing Dept in Paris
  • France Ireland Chamber of Commerce
  • Business in the Community Ireland
  • Customers
  • Other identified external stakeholders for various projects

Apply online here.

CCB – Merchant Services – Senior Communications Manager – Associate

J.P. Morgan Merchant Services is the payment acceptance and merchant acquiring business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. – a global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. It is a leading provider of payment, fraud management and data security solutions, capable of authorising payment transactions in more than 130 currencies. J.P. Morgan, through its Merchant Services business, has uniquely combined proven payment technology with a long legacy of merchant advocacy that creates quantifiable value for eCommerce companies. Its processing platforms provide integrated solutions for all major credit and debit card payments as well as mobile payments and processed more than $1 trillion in payment transaction volume worldwide in 2016. According to The Nilson Report, it is also the top merchant acquirer of eCommerce transactions in Europe (May 2017) and #1 merchant acquirer worldwide (April 2016).

Role Summary:Based in Dublin, Ireland, this new role reports to the Head of Marketing Europe. Working in an international environment, the Senior Communications Manager will collaborate closely with stakeholders within the business to ensure effective client communications that align client-facing stakeholders, inform and deepen client relationships. It is a pivotal role within a small and dynamic team. This individual will ensure a consistent approach to messaging and efficient scheduling of client communications in a B2B environment, resulting in a meaningful impact on client satisfaction and retention.

Responsibilities:European Client Communications

  • Work with European Department Heads (e.g. from Product, Payment Relations, Finance) to catalogue client communications needs/status quo and establish 12-month communications calendar
  • Identify Communications process efficiencies and develop procedures and governance to ensure timely and consistent delivery of approved communications
  • Act as a primary stakeholder in all service messaging (e.g. product notifications, account servicing, pricing changes etc.)
  • Collaborate with the European departmental SME (e.g. from Product, Payment Relations, Finance) to identify key client impacts to be supported with communication
  • Align with European Field Strategy on which method of communication best serves the business objective and client need, e.g. FAQ, key messaging, talking points, Quarterly client Review etc. and draft appropriate content
  • Partner with key controls functions, e.g. Legal, Compliance, to ensure communications adhere to business controls without diminishing the customer experience
  • Ensure timely and appropriate distribution of the communications, working with European Field Strategy and global Client Communications teams
  • Proactively seek out and suggest content angles to support Content Marketing Strategy driven by in-depth knowledge of payments business
  • Serve as the European Communications hub to ensure consistent language, tone/feel and messaging across all departmental outputs, including content developed in the US which may be intended for European clients
  • Ensure Quality Control for all European Marketing and Communication materials, as well as collateral updates and refreshes where needed

Qualifications

Required experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marketing Communications, Public Relations or Journalism
  • Extensive communications experience in the Payments or Financial Services industry strongly preferred
  • Ability to grasp technical capabilities and write, translate and communicate complex content in a clear and concise manner is crucial
  • Excellent project management, influencing, networking and stakeholder management skills, for collaboration with colleagues across time zones and functions
  • Pro-active self-starter who is highly organised, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The candidate will need to be confident in decision making in order to manage diverse communications requests that may appear at short notice and require prompt decisions
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply online here.

 

 

WHO WE ARE
Looker is on a mission to bring better insights and data-driven decisions to every business. Everything we do is aimed at making sure our customers love every aspect of Looker, from our products and technologies to our ease of doing business and our support. We are looking for curiously brilliant individuals to join our team as we reinvent data analytics. Get data-driven and see yourself at Looker.
WHAT WE’VE GOT GOING ON
Looker’s business is expanding rapidly throughout EMEA. We’re looking for a self-starter, who thrives in a start-up environment; identifies what needs to be done; and then leads execution. We’re looking for a candidate who is flexible, curious, collaborative and is willing to roll up their sleeves and get things done.
We are seeking a passionate, smart, detail-oriented PR Manager to join our team in a strategic role to lead Looker’s communications programs throughout EMEA. As PR Manager EMEA, your job is to build and strengthen the Looker voice across EMEA through PR, AR, social media, content, blogging and customer case studies. You’ll ensure strategy and tactics align with overall business and marketing goals, and that execution is optimised.
The ideal candidate is a strong and seasoned PR professional, with a demonstrable aptitude and desire to get involved in other relevant brand-building activities.

WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO

    • Build relationships with key business and industry media and industry analysts and orchestrate outreach across EMEA
    • Reach coverage goals that are aligned with product updates, Analyst research, thought leadership platforms, trends and news announcements
    • Work with EMEA Executive team and strategic partners to produce thought leadership bylines and announcements
    • Find and secure relevant brand building speaking opportunities across EMEA for Looker executives and customers
    • Identify and build relationships with relevant influencers and thought leaders in the data analytics and business intelligence space across EMEA
    • Work closely with global Corporate Communications team to lead EMEA program execution across all relevant areas – PR, AR, Blog, Social, Content and Customer Relationships
    • Manage a regular cadence of customer and Looker thought leadership content creation – including videos, written case studies, and blogs
    • Manage the EMEA PR agency

WHAT YOU BRING TO LOOKER

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or another relevant degree
    • 5+ years of experience in a related role that demonstrates your PR and Brand capabilities
    • Proven track record in working as part of a global team, across multiple time-zones
    • A strong base set of EMEA press contacts – ideally within the data analytics and business intelligence industry – with an ability to form new, meaningful media relationships quickly
    • Ability to travel regularly between Dublin and London for media relationship-building; and experience in already having worked in the London market
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills – particularly in the art of storytelling
    • Experience in creating, editing, and promoting written and visual content
    • The ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT LOOKER
Looker is a complete data platform that offers data analytics and business insights to every department, and easily integrates into applications to deliver data directly into the decision-making process. The company is powering data-driven cultures at more than 1000 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, Kohler, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter. The company is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, London and Dublin, Ireland. Investors include CapitalG, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, First Round Capital, Sapphire Ventures and Goldman Sachs. For more information, connect with us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook and YouTube or visit Looker.com.
Looker aspires to be a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective, and background lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users. We encourage like-minded individuals to join us in changing the way businesses use data.
Apply online here.

PR & Marketing Manager, Lisney

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic PR & Marketing Manager to take ownership of the PR & Marketing operations of Lisney and champion the brand to deliver growth for the business through strategy and execution. If interested in this position apply by sending your CV and cover letter to koreilly@lisney.com or call 01 638 2700 for further information.

Responsibilities:

PR:

  • Develop, implement and manage a focussed press and public relations strategy
  • Prepare communications suitable for broadcasting across all delivery platforms – written press releases, social media messages, web-based communications and verbal communications
  • Manage all press office related activities including incoming media and other stakeholder queries and requests
  • Introduce and initiate new organisational media initiatives and events based on best practice communications standards
  • Develop effective working relationships between clients, internal teams and external teams

Marketing:

  • Responsibility for the overall design and delivery of marketing plans for each business unit and delegate workload to team members
  • Drive the delivery of all operational aspects of the marketing department in line with the Lisney brand and marketing strategy, including social media, compliance, advertising, design and corporate/property event management
  • Manage the performance of the marketing team, in addition to coaching and developing them to achieve their objectives and career goals, and assisting them with managing their direct reports
  • Engage with each business unit to develop a marketing plan and budget, and embed discipline
  • Support the marketing team in their dealings with suppliers, so as to ensure quality control, deadlines and pricing are in line with Lisney standards and requirements
  • Work closely with the marketing team on the operational aspects of the marketing department, to ensure the processes are fit for purpose and continually improved
  • Provide guidance and direction in resolving marketing related issues and queries for business areas

Requirements:

  • A third-level or relevant post-graduate qualification in a communications, marketing, business or equivalent professional qualification discipline is essential
  • Experience in property is beneficial
  • Significant post-qualification experience in PR and communications
  • Proven experience of leading a public relations function
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven record and experience of networking, building relationships, engaging with and influencing stakeholders at all levels of seniority on media-related initiatives, events and communications issues
  • Proven ability to deal with multiple demands and competing priorities to tight deadlines
  • Experience of managing corporate social media and digital platforms for effective public relations and media purposes
  • Strong presentation skills are essential
  • Confident and articulate, expresses ideas clearly and with impact
  • Up-to-date with the latest marketing approaches, challenges and trends
  • Leverages expertise to influence and persuade key stakeholders
  • Develops innovative and successful marketing plans to international best practice
  • Creates a positive work environment, develops others through coaching and feedback, while driving for results and high standards of performance

Communications, Digital & Campaigns Co-ordinator – ActionAid

ActionAid Ireland is seeking a Communications, Digital & Campaigns Co-ordinator for Maternity cover.

Company ActionAid
Location 172 Ivy Exchange, Granby Place, Parnell Square, Dublin 1
Apply by 24 November 2017
Position / Title Communications, Digital & Campaigns Co-ordinator
Reporting to Head of Individual Giving & CEO
Contract Type Maternity Cover
How To Apply Applicants should complete and submit the attached Application Form to Katie.Ryan@actionaid.org by 13.00 on Friday 24 November 2017. 

Salary negotiable, dependent on experience.

If you have questions in advance please email Katie.Ryan@actionaid.org.

Interviews will be held in Dublin the week 4 December 2017.

This is a fixed term contract for Maternity cover, starting in mid-January to enable a comprehensive handover.    To fulfil this position you will require the following:

Skills and attributes:

  • Versatile writer with the ability to convey complex information in a user friendly way
  • Good media contacts and ability to identify newsworthy stories
  • Strong Project management skills and ability to work on own initiative, exceptionally organised with good time management skills
  • Strong ability to work effectively as a team member and to collaborate across the organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues in other markets and other organisations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong social media and digital skills
  • Capacity to keep abreast of the changing political and sectoral environment
  • Capacity to access, analyse and make appropriate use of relevant research
  • Willingness to travel in Ireland and abroad if required
  • Commitment to ending poverty, social justice and equality

I.T. Skills

  • Competence with MailChimp and Survey Monkey (or similar platforms)
  • Experience with CMS systems, ideally WordPress.
  • Outlook and Microsoft Packages – advanced level (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experienced user of Google Adwords and Analytics
  • Knowledge of design software and graphic design an advantage

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in a Communications and/or a Marketing-related discipline.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working in a communications, media or digital role
  • Experienced and regular user of IT communication tools.
  • A good understanding, interest in and experience of development issues and current affairs.

Applicants should complete and submit the attached Application Form to Katie.Ryan@actionaid.org by 13.00 on Friday 24 November 2017. 

Salary negotiable, dependent on experience.

If you have questions in advance please email Katie.Ryan@actionaid.org.

Interviews will be held in Dublin the week 4 December 2017.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: COMMUNICATIONS, DIGITAL & CAMPAIGNS CO-ORDINATOR role

Maternity Cover mid-January – mid-September 2018

 

Reports to:         Head of Individual Giving & CEO

Works with:       Donor Care team; Programme Team & ActionAid Ireland wider team

External fundraising agencies/consultants

ActionAid International and AA/AAI teams in other countries

Selected other networks

Main Responsibilities:

  • Implement the Communications Plan in support of ActionAid’s Fundraising, Public Engagement and Campaign goals.
  • Build and maintain a strong identity and brand for ActionAid Ireland as a social justice organisation working to end poverty and promote equality.
  • Lead and implement a Digital Acquisition strategy for Regular Giving and Cash / emergency donors
  • Build loyalty and retention of ActionAid’s supporters through devising and implementing high quality supporter communications

Media & Communications

  • Create and manage content, design, publication and promotion of ActionAid collateral and ActionAid Ireland’s online presence
  • Ensure ActionAid Ireland’s work and impact is communicated internally in AA, through intranet, online and other relevant channels
  • Prepare and promote media statements, blogs and articles in support of ActionAid’s fundraising priorities and policy positions
  • Monitor media, current affairs and governance developments in the Irish and International context
  • Meet the communications objectives of donor funded projects and programmes (PE events, reporting deadlines etc).

Digital Acquisition and Supporter Development

  • Implement Email & Digital acquisition strategy, through Facebook and other channels, and optimise website for donations
  • Build profile and implement plans to acquire new Cash donors and Humanitarian supporters
  • Devise and implement Donor Journeys in conjunction with Data Specialist
  • Supporter Communications: manage Community Voice newsletters communications from field to supporters in conjunction with Data Specialist
  • Contribute to ensuring Supporter Communications content (welcome packs, letters, newsletters etc) are up-to-date
  • Draft content for Applications and Reports to selected Foundations, Major Donors and Corporates in conjunction with the Head IG

ActionAid general

  • Deliver AA events (i.e. National Speech Writing competition, Public Engagement events for Irish Aid funded Women’s Rights programme and the AFTER project, Tax campaign etc).
  • Create the Annual Trustees Report and the Annual Review and disseminate same
  • Work with team to keep ActionAid Ireland website up-to-date
  • Ensure adherence to ActionAid’ global Identity, including language and style guide, image usage and design guidelines
  • Engage actively in AAI Communications networks, represent ActionAid Ireland and engage in relevant AAI platforms

Campaigns Co-ordination           

  • Lead the implementation of ActionAid’s campaign strategy
  • Engage with and implement ActionAid’s New International Campaign in 2018
  • Manage the plan for Campaigner acquisition/training
  • Manage and implement the Campaign Supporters journey
  • Manage Campaigns Events
  • Oversee the return to update the Lobbying Register,  and file the Lobbying Returns as required under the Lobbying Act
  • Represent ActionAid Ireland and engage in relevant networks / memberships (i.e. Tax Justice Network Ireland, Debt & Development Coalition Ireland, Dóchas)

Account Manager – Revolve Marketing and PR

Revolve Marketing and PR are seeking to recruit an Account Manager.

Company Revolve Marketing and PR
Location The Crescent, Monkstown, Co. Dublin
Position / Title Account Manager
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply If you think you have what it takes and are keen to join our exciting growing agency, please send you CV along with cover letter to Bernadette Walsh bwalsh@revolve.ie

Due to our continued business expansion as well as recent client wins, Revolve has a very exciting opportunity for a creative and highly motivated Account Manager.

Revolve Marketing and PR is marketing, public relations, digital and event planning agency catering to brands/clients within the sectors of fashion, beauty, healthcare, food, interiors, drink, tech and lifestyle. Revolve was established in 2004 with a central office in Dublin, and also offices in London and New York to cater for international clients.

Revolve’s target audience are retail brands in both Irish and international markets. Our client list includes Thomas Sabo, Weir and Sons, Regatta Great Outdoors, Guinot Skincare, Careplus Pharmacy Group, Remington, Russell Hobbs, Triton Showers, VADO, De Dietrich, NordMende, Guinot, MAGEE 1866 Home and Clothing and more.  Our innovative approach to brand building, execution of effective campaigns, and our unparalleled relationships garner eye-catching results guaranteed to secure a strong foothold in the market for our clients.

We are on the hunt for a talented, ambitious, dynamic and self-motivated Account Manager to join our talented team.

The winning candidate will be creative, established, flexible, curious and driven.

They must have a good understanding of the Irish media landscape and consumer media trends. They are driven by results, PR focused and should have the ability to work within a multi-service team and deliver incredible client service. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively within our team supporting junior team members.
We are offering a very competitive salary, excellent growth opportunities and a fun working environment.

Duties:

  • Assisting in the planning and executing of highly successful PR campaigns.
  • Drafting, editing, and issuing press materials.
  • Dealing with enquiries from press, clients, new business and external organisations.
  • Excellent media relations skills.
  • Researching and creating narratives for pitching to the media.
  • Conducting one-on-one client engagement regularly.
  • Developing and maintaining relationship with influential media to secure and grow coverage.
  • Conducting meetings with clients and press.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • A track record of business development.
  • Supporting and training junior team members.
  • Possible travel may be required.

The successful applicant will have:

  • At least 3 year’s recent PR agency/in-house brand experience.
  • Exceptional work ethic and motivated to excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Track record of securing media coverage and experience in developing relationships with reporters
  • Ability to think strategically when developing PR campaigns.
  • Excellent organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure.

Policy & Advocacy Manager – Abbvie

AbbVie are looking to recruit a Policy & Advocacy Manager for their busy office in Citywest.

Company AbbVie
Location 14 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, D24 XN32
Position / Title Policy & Advocacy Manager
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply To apply, please click on

Policy and Advocacy Manager (AbbVie, Citywest, Dublin)

We are a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company that combines the focus and passion of leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capability of an established pharmaceutical leader. Redefining what is possible is our business and our passion. Our goal is to help patients live healthier lives and we are proud to be a Great Place to Work.

We harness Irish expertise in complex chemical and biological research, testing discoveries through clinical trials as well as manufacturing many of our medicines and delivery devices here in Ireland. In this way, Ireland contributes to every part of the medicine discovery process before our commercial team works to make these new treatments rapidly accessible to Irish patients.

We are currently sourcing a Policy and Patient Advocacy Manager who will develop Abbvie’s policy strategies and advocacy campaigns in the area of Oncology/HCV.  The role will support the business objectives of the Oncology/HCV Division’s activities by contributing their experience of shaping policy and implementing advocacy campaigns that optimize patient access by advancing standards of care. The manger will collaborate with multi-stakeholder groups, particularly patient advocacy groups and medical associations, to support them in influencing policy that will deliver improved standards of care to patients In addition the manager advises brand teams on emerging and existing healthcare policy and trends that effect patients and Abbvie business and use their knowledge of the political and healthcare environment to advise on strategy for the business.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Analysis of the external environment and advising brand teams on emerging and existing healthcare policies and trends, how they affect the operating environment, and where opportunities and challenges lie in the Oncology /HCV.
  • Developing strong relationships with the patient organizations who work in these franchise area and helping them build their advocacy and policy capability.
  • Understand the strategic direction of the advocacy groups and advise on alignment of Abbvie Brand strategies to meet the needs of the patients represented by the advocacy groups.
  • Collaborate and develop agreements with patient organisations on campaigns that improve the standard of care and ensure access to healthcare services and treatment.
  • Developing and implementing multi stakeholder programmes in conjunction with other members of the brand team where consensus is achieved on what is needed to improve patient care.
  • Building relationships with key decisions makers( political, policy, medical, patient groups)  and forming coalitions to provide consultation to Government on key issues and priorities in Oncology/HCV.
  •  Have a deep understanding of the disease areas from a policy and market access position being aware of the strategies and policy positions of global and European organizations. This would involve connecting to the Policy colleagues in Brussels.
  • Identify key academic/health policy organizations who can develop research and policy platforms that can provide the evidence for policy recommendations.

General Accountability

  • Maintain sharp understanding of business goals and strategies for Abbvie brands and working with the brand teams to develop programs that will help shape the policy environment in disease areas of interest to Abbvie.
  • Develop and implement strategies to develop relationships between Abbvie and our stakeholders and key influence groups with the primary target being patient organizations but also including politicians, the HSE, government agencies, professional associations, industry associations and the broader healthcare environment.
  • Continually deepen understanding of healthcare environment. Maintain Stakeholder mapping, understanding of health agenda and legislation.
  • As a member of the Oncology/HCV Brand Teams Increase Brand Teams understanding of, and participation in, the policy-making and political processes.
  • Embed policy and advocacy environmental analysis, strategy and action plans into Brand Plans, prioritize and ensure buy-in from Brand Teams.
  • Partner with EU GA team in key projects, while maintaining an understanding of the broader EU healthcare trends and their impact on the Irish environment.
  • Participate in Area GA network, share best practices and key learning and identify possible synergies or common projects to work on.
  • Ensure full compliance with the Lobby Act

Education & Experience:

  • Possess a 3rd level degree in a relevant discipline
  • Previous work experience in a highly matrix environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to develop and convey strategies, policies, and action plans.
  • High degree of strategic thinking, decision-making, and tactical skills to develop broad strategy and policy options and recommendations to address brand and patient issues.
  • Proven ability to coordinate internally within an organisation and externally with  stakeholders to deliver advocacy campaigns.
  • Strong skill in understanding the needs of patient advocate groups and the ability to identify appropriate activities to create interest, meet their needs, provide solutions while building trust and relationships.
  • Well-developed networking and influencing abilities to leverage relationships within and outside of Abbvie.
  • Ability and confidence to interface well with and build relationships with senior  health policy influencers (Politicians, Civil Servants, Patient Groups, Clinical Associations, Professional Representative Bodies, etc).
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills.
  • Six plus years’ experience in either policy and advocacy, patient advocacy,  government affairs, public affairs or public policy in private or public sector (pharmaceutical or other pertinent health care industry is strongly desired but not essential.)
  • Understanding of how public policy decisions are made and influenced
  • Previous involvement and success in influencing policy and strong knowledge of the process.
  • Experience in using the range of possible advocacy tools available to influence key targets, and their applicability in a complex situation.
  • Proven experience of external representation and direct lobbying of high-level targets
  • Ability to synthesise complex information into concise and compelling policy briefing notes and advocacy documents.
  • Proven commercial acumen together with excellent negotiating and networking skills.
  • Knowledge of healthcare environment key stakeholders desired but not essential
  • Deep knowledge of national political and policy environment and public health policy. Understanding of funding and reimbursement systems desired

To apply, please click on

Policy and Advocacy Manager (AbbVie, Citywest, Dublin)

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