Irish PR Jobs

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MKC Communications are looking for a new Client Director to join our hard working team.

Company MKC Communications
Location The Archway, 4A Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin D02 FR82
Position / Title Client Director (Corporate/Business)
Contract Type Full-Time
How To Apply If you’re the one for this key job in MKC and if you’d like to chat privately about the role, please call me (Tim Kinsella) directly on 086 813 7512 or email your CV to tim@mkc.ie

We’re one of Ireland’s leading and most successful PR and public affairs agencies with clients including Google, Virgin Media, Energia, Matheson, Lakeland Dairies, Salesforce and many other industry leading and representative organisations.

As consultants, we’ve advised clients and have worked on some of the most important stories and issues in Ireland over the years. We have a crystal clear focus on client needs. We firmly believe that communications must support corporate and business development strategy with clearly defined solutions and sound tactics.  We have a super team of people who combine our approach with a lot of personal energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to achieving results. Combined with that, we have a really positive and supportive working environment where people can shine.

We’re looking for a new Client Director to join our hard working team. You might already be in that role in your current agency, looking to bring your experience into a new career development and leadership opportunity, or you might be a Senior Client Manager, seeking change and a new direction. Either way, we’d love to hear from you.

The role:

The role requires an executive with strong experience and skills who will be a senior level contact for clients, developing and managing programmes and campaigns, working closely with other team members including executive directors, client managers and client executives to ensure that client and organisational objectives are met to the very best possible levels of performance.

You will be:

  • Experienced and ambitious for success, with a demonstrable track record of achievement in your current role.
  • Commercially focused, a contributor to new business development and capable of managing the overall relationship with the client.
  • Creative, with the ability to formulate well-structured concepts in response to client briefs and deliver outcomes.
  • Well connected, with media and other influential people.
  • A team leader and contributor, fun to work with and an overall positive influencer and motivator.

If you’re the one for this key job in MKC and if you’d like to chat privately about the role, please call me (Tim Kinsella) directly on 086 813 7512 or email your CV to tim@mkc.ie

Any conversations or applications will be treated in absolute confidence.

MKC is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Manager – Ornua

An exciting opportunity to become a temporary Communications Manager within the Group Communications & Sustainability team has opened. The Communication Manager is responsible for implementing Ornua’s integrated communications strategy and programme of activity across the Group and strengthening communication channels and connectivity across the Group.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of Ornua’s integrated communications strategy and programme of activity
  • Management of Ornua Group PR activity including corporate announcements, media relations, media monitoring and in-market team support
  • Issues and crisis management
  • Ornua CEO and Executive support and internal and external stakeholder management
  • Guardian of the Ornua brand identity including management of the brand toolkit
  • Marketing and brand work including annual report, presentations, brochures
  • Event management of key events throughout the year
  • Management of Ornua’s global food trade fair activity
  • Management of Ornua’s sponsorship programme
  • Ongoing management of Ornua’s internal Group communication channels including intranet
  • Support of Our Way Matters, Ornua’s Sustainability framework

·         Team planning and management of budgets

Key requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of the Irish dairy industry and passionate about Irish food
  • Experience in branding, marketing and advertising
  • Good knowledge of digital desired
  • An excellent understanding of how to communicate with different audiences and strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to negotiate, influence and build relationships and to explain complex issues
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a Public Relations and agency experience
  • Proven record of devising internal and external communication plans
  • Proven record in issues and crisis management
  • Creative and energetic person with an ability to work under own initiative
  • Excellent content creation, copy writing skills and attention to detail
  • Extensive event management experience
  • Excellent organisational and project planning/management skills
  • Experience in budgeting and basic financial reporting periods of travel throughout the year

Apply on LinkedIn here.

 

Brand Communications Manager – Bord Gáis

Bord Gáis Energy, part of Centrica PLC, is one of Ireland’s leading energy providers. We supply gas, electricity and energy services to over 650,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible. We are the helpful energy company.

Role Purpose
The role is responsible for leading and improving the Bord Gáis Energy brand, consumer PR strategy both internally and externally. As the core brand assets, the role establishes the strategic sponsorship portfolio rights and implements activation plans, identifies new opportunities and ensure assets are being implemented in a way that reflects the brand strategy while supporting  our commercial agenda. The role leads a team of specialists in the areas of brand management consumer PR and sponsorship programme management.  This role is key to Bord Gáis Energy’s strategic brand position

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the development of Bord Gáis Energy’s brand positioning and values and in turn working with Head of Retail and the Marketing Controller to develop communication propositions that bring these to life
  • Accountable for the development of a Brand Programme that puts the values and positioning in the heart of what Bord Gáis Energy does. This should include a programme that embeds the brand values and positioning internally with staff and externally when interacting and communicating with customers and stakeholders
  • Accountable for the development of sponsorship activation programmes for each of our core sponsorship platforms; 1 the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 2. The GAA properties. Ensure each plan leads with strategic brand and business insights. Ensure the utilisation of the sponsorship portfolio is improving the business and residential customer positioning by monitoring research scores individual activation programmes to analyse success
  • Responsible for identifying potential sponsorship portfolio gaps and opportunities and lead sponsorship rights negotiations for all new and renewal properties
  • Responsible for the management of the BGE PR function (consumer and Corporate) and for the direction of the associated plans that supports the Bord Gáis Energy brand and business agenda
  • Ensure brand, sponsorship and consumer PR programmes are being implemented in a timely, structured way, on budget and in line with achieving KPI’s
  • Develop and manage brand, sponsorship and consumer PR direct reports through the performance management structure with regular 1:1s, to achieve goals and objectives in line with the current business strategy. Manage the service levels and support from PR and sponsorship activation agencies  Responsible for approval on all brand, sponsorship and PR consumer spends and budgets

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
•    7-10 years experience working in a relevant marketing function with management experience essential
•    At least 5 years experience in brand and sponsorship  management in a services or utilities sector
•    3-5 years experience in  utilizing consumer PR as an effective communications channel
•    Experience of successfully using online marketing and social media channels essential
•    Marketing Degree or equivalent third-level qualification essential
•    Experience of working with a broad marketing mix, including above the line and below the line techniques is essential

Our Values
care | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage

The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is 27 February 2018.
Canvassing will disqualify

Apply online here.

Closing Date: February 28, 2018

Marketing & Communications Executive – Irish Heart Foundation

Irish Heart are seeking to appoint a Marketing & Communications Executive to join our energetic Fundraising, Marketing and Communications team.

Company Irish Heart Foundation
Location 50 Ringsend Road, Dublin D04 T6X0
Apply by 9 March 2018
Position / Title Marketing & Communications Executive
Department Fundraising, Marketing & Communications Department
Reporting to Commercial Director
Contract Type 12 month Fixed Term
How To Apply If you would like to be considered for this role please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to the HR Department – hr@irishheart.ie

The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) is the national charity dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Today in Ireland more people die from heart and stroke-related illnesses than from cancer, road deaths and suicide combined. Against this background we work to bring hope, relief and a better future to families all over Ireland. We give vital patient support through our Heart & Stroke helpline and we provide high quality public information for all.

We support pioneering medical research, campaign for improved patient care, and promote positive public health strategies. We work in hospitals, schools and workplaces to support, educate and train people to save lives. As a charity we are dependent on the generosity of the public to continue our vital good work.  We ask the public to support our work by making a donation, giving of their time to volunteer or by learning the skills needed to save a life through our courses.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY:

We are seeking to appoint a Marketing & Communications Executive to join our energetic Fundraising, Marketing and Communications team.  This role offers an exciting opportunity to make your mark in a leading national charity and contribute positively to growing the charity’s brand. The role offers great variety and a broad exposure to a diverse range of campaigns and audiences. Through good organisation, ideas and delivery, you will play a vital role in generating awareness of key messages to benefit the health of the nation. The communications team is an integral part of the Foundation and we’re looking for a candidate who shares an interest in our goals, has a passion for delivering good content with a user focus and thrives on finding the best communications solutions.

MAIN DUTIES:

  • Act as the sole point of contact for each Department within the Foundation on Communications and PR queries.
  • Work collaboratively with the National Campaign team to ensure successful outcomes for campaign delivery and to drive the Foundation’s brand both internally and externally.
  • Work collaboratively with all IHF teams to deliver the best communications solutions to meet campaign objectives and deliver measurable impact.
  • Responsible for the delivery of IHF public relations activity to secure media coverage, handle media liaison and develop media relationships both nationally and regionally
  • Take ownership of writing and distributing press releases for the Foundation
  • Event management support and delivery including photocalls, media briefings, sourcing props and venues
  • Relationship management support with key ambassadors, case studies and with key spokespersons
  • Marketing materials creation including proofing, branding, editing and printing
  • Content creation and idea generation to support new and existing campaigns
  • Contact management on database and mailing list preparation
  • General administration (purchase orders, PowerPoint preparation, media evaluation reports)
  • Attend IHF team meetings and undertake appropriate staff development and training opportunities as agreed with the line manager.
  • Digital content support as required
  • The successful candidate is expected to be flexible in this role and carry out other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • A relevant third level qualification
  • At least 4 years-experience in a similar role
  • Excellent copywriting and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, relationship-building & project management skills
  • Ability to set and achieve targets
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to deliver on KPI’s
  • Strong experience working with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work calmly as part of a small team in a busy organisation
  • Commitment and flexibility required
  • Good understanding of social media and other digital channels
  • Ability to represent the Irish Heart in a professional manner at all times

The Irish Heart Foundation has a no smoking policy. Employees are not permitted to smoke whilst undertaking any duties on behalf of the Foundation.

If you would like to be considered for this role please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to the HR Department – hr@irishheart.ie

Closing Date – 9th March 2018

The Irish Heart Foundation is an equal opportunities employer

Head of Communications – The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment plays a key strategic role in Ireland’s long term sustainable economic and social development. The Department is responsible for policy formulation and implementation in the areas of energy, environment, communications, broadcasting, postal and natural resources.

Reporting to the Head of Governance and Operations, The successful candidate will design and deliver a communications strategy for the Department encompassing Government and Departmental priorities such as Climate Change, National Broadband Plan, Energy Efficiency and Waste Management.

The ideal candidate will have recent experience in managing the development and implementation of a comprehensive external communications strategy for a large organisation, significant senior management experience in a strategic role at an appropriate level including leading and managing teams and a significant track record in the media relations area.

A panel will be formed from which similar vacancies in a range of other Government Departments may be filled.

Apply on LinkedIn here.

Head of Communications and Development – Irish National Opera

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Head of Communications &Development will devise and implement a strategy for all communications (marketing collateral, website, social networking, newsletter, media and public relations, individual donors, corporate supporters, public funding bodies and others) in order to consistently articulate Irish National Opera’s brand and mission and to generate income from various sources, including earned income/box office sales.

The Head of Communications & Development will work closely with the Executive Director and the Artistic Director and will supervise a small team within the department (initially a Marketing Manager and a Development Manager).

See further details and how to apply at the link here.

 

 

Assistant National Director, Head of Planning & Operations, Communications Division – HSE

HSE are looking for Assistant National Director, Head of Planning & Operations in their Communications Division in a contract role.

Company HSE
Location Dr. Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin 8
Apply by 22 February 2018
Position / Title Assistant National Director, Head of Planning & Operations, Communications Division
Department National Communications Division, HSE
Contract Type Specified Purpose Contract for 3 Years (Grade Code 0508)
How To Apply For more information about this role and how to apply, please click on the following link:

http://www.hse.ie/eng/staff/jobs/job-search/management-admin-ict/hbs05489.html

Come be part of a progressive team creating communications strategies that make a difference in people’s lives and help to build a better health service.  This is a rare opportunity for a senior executive role in Ireland’s public health service.

The HSE is implementing an ambitious strategy to support and enable strategic communications capacity across the health service.  The assistant National Director for Planning & Operations will lead the delivery of integrated communications to maximise the impact of health service communications.

Experienced communications professionals with leadership skills can find out more about this exciting role here

http://www.hse.ie/eng/staff/jobs/job-search/management-admin-ict/hbs05489.html

Senior Client Executive / Client Executive – Corporate Communications & Reputation Management – FleishmanHillard

Following a number of recent business wins FleishmanHillard International Communications is looking for an ambitious and highly motivated client executive to join its expanding corporate communications and reputation management team in Dublin.

FleishmanHillard is part of one of the world’s largest communications agencies, bringing clients fresh thinking, strategic expertise and creative power for authentic, break-through communications. In Dublin, we serve Irish and international clients and the successful candidate will have the opportunities to work with FleishmanHillard colleagues across EMEA and the US.

We are looking for candidates who are looking to further develop their career in communications and who have a passion for building, protecting and enhancing of reputation of companies from across the world.

Reporting to Client Manager/Client Director, the ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years agency or in-house experience with a focus on corporate communications and reputation management.  Public affairs or business-to-business experience would also be an advantage.
  • A relevant third level qualification.
  • A real passion for news and current affairs.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and high pressure environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape across all platforms and media relations experience.
  • The ability to build and maintain key relationships with media/opinion leaders and other relevant third parties.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills.

Apply online here.

Global Social Media Community Specialist – Kerry

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it’s how we’ve become the world’s leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it’s building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Leading to better.

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you’ve most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you’ve consumed in the past few days!

Leading to better, together.

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
  • Empowering our people
  • Promoting diverse thinking
  • Investing in innovation
  • Acting on sustainability
  • Embracing our differences

The role is mobile – the successful candidate can be based in a wide range of locations

Description and Responsibilities

The Global Socia Media Community Specialist plans, creates, and coordinates communications strategies through social channels. This individual will align with our talent acquisition and digital marketers in each of Kerry’s key regions in order to create scalable and compelling social approaches that elevate Kerry’s value proposition to current and potential customers and employees.

 

Responsibilities:

Lead social media communications for Kerry Taste & Nutrition, globally, Including:

  • The creation of a global social framework used to align regional Marketing, Talent, and HR content strategies
  • The targeting and publishing of brand content;
  • Interacting/responding within social channels to drive enhanced engagement
  • Measuring and communicating results to all global stakeholders

Work in partnership with each regional Kerry Talent Branding and Attraction team to enhance global collaboration, align execution plans for their social media strategy, and agree on KPIs for measurement and reporting

Using a globally agreed response framework respond to employer reviews on Glassdoor, Indeed, and other regional or globally relevant review platforms impacting EB reputation

Own a monthly global social content calendar that combines Brand, TA, and Demand Generation content, share the engagement success of the content strategy reflected within the calendar by communicating performance metrics on a monthly basis to both marketing and HR stakeholders

Oversee Hootsuite and LinkedIn Elevate governance across Kerry, ensuring proper utilization, adherence, and best practice execution

Stay current with the digital/social landscape and their technologies and seek out new, innovative opportunities for Kerry

Read, respond, and route all relevant social media discussions in a timely manner. Based on the feedback, provide insights into future programs that would address the greatest needs for the businesses

Contribute to the creation and delivery of social media training sessions in order to upskill and deploy Kerry associates in driving both coherent participation in talent branding and attraction strategies as well as global brand and customer experience strategies ­­­

Generate and propose social media campaign ideas to HR, Talent, and Marketing stakeholders that deliver on talent acquisition and business objectives

Relationships and Contacts:

Supervisory relationships:

  • Directly reports to the Director – Content Strategy & Integration

Organizational Relationships:

  • Works with all areas of HR/Talent Acquisition, Communications, and Marketing

Qualifications

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required

5+ years in social media or agency communication experience required, work in both talent acquisition and brand communications desired

Experience in EVP communications and execution

Strong writing skills a must; writing samples may be requested

Knowledge of Hootsuite required, experience with other social media publishing/listening/analytics platforms desired

Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint, required

Knowledge of blogging software required

Must have good interpersonal communication skills

Needs to work effectively with cross-functional teams

Keen attention to detail and thoroughness required

Motivated by continuing education

Travel required (domestic and internationally) – 20%

Apply online here.

Digital Content Creator Internship – Natural Born Feeder 

Are you passionate about food and making whole foods more accessible?

If you’re hard-working and have a real love of living a healthy balanced lifestyle and sharing that message, then a job for you with Natural Born Feeder may be the perfect fit!

What NBF Needs:

We would absolutely love someone with a creative flair and a passion for food to join our team! We want to grow Natural Born Feeder and make a difference providing people with useful and entertaining content to help them lead a healthier lifestyle, think you can help us achieve that?

If applying for this role, it is important that you are up to speed on all things social and familiar with managing social media accounts and uploading content to a blog.

What your NBF role would be:

  • Monitoring and doing the community management of the Natural Born Feeder social accounts.
  • Helping us to continue to grow our online presence through ongoing interactions with followers and brand partners.
  • Creating social media content plans for Natural Born Feeder.
  • Scheduling content across social platforms and WordPress.
  • Pitching and writing blog posts, creating engaging and creative content and media (images, video). We’d love someone who can come up with new ideas for posts and recipe development and innovative ways in which we can share these.
  • Proofreading and basic copywriting.
  • Attend relevant events for coverage on Natural Born Feeder.

What skills NBF needs:

  • Qualification in Communications, Journalism, PR or Marketing (or close to completed)
  • A positive outgoing personality with an ability to work well as part of a team or alone
  • Ability to create engaging, original content
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, proofreading and editing skills required.
  • Access to computer and Internet and smartphone preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Dropbox and WordPress preferred.

 What you will gain from working with NBF:

  • Portfolio of regular published work.
  • Hours are flexible (approximately 15 hours a week with flexibility on Natural Born Feeder. There is also an opportunity to work an additional 15 hours a week with a partner brand fulfilling the same role) and you have the option to work from your location.

The right candidate will be available immediately for at least 3 months, for 15 hours per week (option to work an additional 15 hours with partner brand), with the possibility of an extension subject to agreement.

  • Benefits: Opportunity to be creative and play a key role in creating and publishing online content.
  • Remuneration: This is a paid internship
  • To Apply: If you think you would be a great fit for Natural Born Feeder and vice versa please send us your CV and a short video (max 2 mins) telling us why you want to work with Natural Born Feeder and your expectations for the internship (what skills you would like to learn) to info@naturalbornfeeder.com 

PR Account Executive – Clear Story 

ClearStory is an international public relations agency with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. We work with the world’s most promising startups and internationally focused businesses to build their profiles in new and existing markets. ClearStory was founded in August 2017 by a former PR Campaign Manager for Europe’s largest technology conference Web Summit and currently has clients across North America, Europe and South-East Asia.

ClearStory is recruiting for an Account Executive role as our client list expands internationally.

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

You will be responsible for every day client servicing and the execution of targeted media campaigns around the world.

Duties

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

Who You Are

  • You have an interest in technology and startups
  • You are ambitious, career driven and keen to build an international media contact list
  • You are flexible, adaptive and proactive
  • You are organised and have a good eye for detail
  • You are solution focused
  • You can work to tight deadlines in a high stress environment
  • You are friendly and have good people skills
  • You work well as part of a small team
  • You have strong writing skills and grammar
  • You have a good instinct for interesting editorial content

Qualifications and requirements

  • 1+ year plus of agency experience OR other relevant experience (please outline in application)
  • Third level degree OR relevant communications or PR qualification/diploma
  • Other language would be desirable

Application details and deadline

You can apply for the role here. Please have your application in by the deadline of 23rd February 2018.

 

Corporate Affairs Coordinator – Vodafone

You are a strong standout colleague with a focus on delivering a first class service to our customers. You are compassionate, creative and daring. You are passionate about, and have previous experience in coordinating the administration needs of a Corporate Affairs team and assisting with the delivery of the communications programmes and events. You have previously supported the communications / PR activity that protects and improves the company’s overall reputation. You will have previous experience in supporting a corporate affairs team to drive key strategic programmes both nationally and regionally.
Your Team
This is a high profile team within the company. You will work closely with Head of Corporate Affairs and wider team to manage the team’s administrative needs but also input into the overall Vodafone Ireland communications strategy and key events. You will maintain and monitor company reputation amongst key external partners (media, industry/consumer groups, political, other interest groups, general public) and together with other members of the corporate affairs team, deliver an integrated approach to partner engagement and management.

The Next Challenge For You

  • You will be a key support for the Head of Corporate Affairs. The role has a broad cross section of both internal and external customers as well as responsibilities. This role will aid the team in co-ordinating PR activities for the company’s strategic announcements, products, services, initiatives, financial statements, acquisitions, organisational & other announcements.
  • By co-ordinating activity with agency personnel, budgets and invoices, you will be the key contact for PR event organisation and all photography needs for the business.
  • Given the nature of the role, responsibility includes a very high level of overall cross functional, general team and support work.
  • You will represent the company as a member of the corporate affairs team with key external partners including and media on key Vodafone programmes.
  • You will contribute to the management of crisis issues which may negatively impact upon corporate reputation and brand equity – you will assist in liaising with internal partners to resolve issues and ensure co-ordinated communications of company position.

What You Need

  • You will have some PR, events experience
  • You will the ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment with a dynamic approach in order to deliver speedy outputs that best represents the company in short timeframes.
  • A knowledge across the wide spectrum of Vodafone’s products, services, tariffs, initiatives, sponsorships.
  • A keen competitor awareness and knowledge with a good general current affairs knowledge, good awareness of the political and regulatory landscape in order to keep informed and up to date with changes in market conditions, and the overall consumer pulse.

What Else You Should Demonstrate

  • In-depth communications expertise which is a core skill that is essential to the successful execution of this role.
  • Excellent verbal and written dexterity in tandem with strong negotiating skills, good leadership qualities and an ability to perform well under high level of pressure is key.

The Vodafone Behaviours Are Key To Everyone’s Success

Customer Obsessed – We are passionate about exceeding customer expectations 
Work passionately to really understand the customer
Look at decisions through the customer’s eyes
Take personal accountability for the customer experience
Innovation Hungry – We create and deliver new products, services and ways of working that delight our customers 
Take risks and push what is possible
Look for improvement all the time
Do things in better ways
Ambitious & Competitive – We bring energy and passion to our work and always aim to beat the competition 
Deliver best in class
Review our own performance and then improve it
Be lean and cost effective every time
One Company, Local Roots – We work across Vodafone to achieve the best outcome for customers, employees and shareholders V
alue our differences and act inclusively
Make the best decision for Vodafone, not just for one part of the business
Communicate and use best practice
Speed – We drive speed to market. We relentlessly prioritise and pursue the outcomes that matter to our business 
Make RAPID business decisions
Deliver with urgency
Analyse fast, execute faster
Simplicity – We make things simple for our customers, partners and colleagues 
Focus effort and stop ineffective activity
Communicate in a way that is easy to understand
Challenge complexity and provide simpler solutions
Trust – We are reliable and transparent to deal with. We deliver for others and trust others to do likewise 
Do what you say you will do
Trust others to deliver
Support decisions once made, regardless of personal view
Who We Are
We are Ireland’s leading total communications provider offering our customers a variety of solutions across mobile and fixed platforms. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world’s largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. We make significant investments building and maintaining our networks and to date, we have invested nearly €1bn in our network investment programme. We continue to invest to enhance our network.It’s not just our products and services which are innovative, our modern and innovative workspace in MountainView helps cultivate an environment of creativity and innovation through new ways of working. New ways of working means an environment free from clutter, wires, barriers and cabinets. This has helped Vodafone make the Great Place to Work list in Ireland. All our employees have one locker and are free to sit wherever they wish within our building. This encourages creativity and develops relationships which traditional style environments inhibit. You probably want to know more about new ways of working…Find out move via this link: http://www.vodafone.ie/jobs/lifeOur people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.#LIPOST
Location Mountainview
Job Type Full-time
Employment Type Permanent
06-Feb-18, 11:59:00 PM

Seniority Level

Not Applicable

Industry

  • Information Services
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Telecommunications

Employment Type

Full-time

Apply online here.

Communications Manager – One Foot Abroad

One Foot Abroad was established in Dublin in 2006 to offer great walking holidays to people from all over the world. The company is now one of the leading global Camino holiday providers and offers walking and cycling holidays in Europe through two distinct travel brands – One Foot Abroad and Follow the Camino. Follow the Camino was the first ever Tour Operator to promote the Camino de Santiago and offers trips in manageable sections on all the main Camino routes while One Foot Abroad focuses on walking and adventure holidays in destinations such as Italy, France and beyond.

We are now looking for a talented and professional, detail-oriented content marketer with analytical skills to join our marketing team and participate in the next 10 years of growth and adventure!

Job Description/Key Responsibilities

  • Devise and implement the content and communications plans for the One Foot Abroad and Follow the Camino brands in order to attract and engage both existing and potential customers
  • Define the PR/e-PR strategy promoting the company’s brands and holidays to relevant media and influencers in our main English-speaking markets (Ireland, USA, UK, Canada & Australia)
  • Manage the company’s social media channels publishing and promoting compelling, shareable content delivering on the agreed KPI’s.
  • Compose and proof compelling narrative for product descriptions, blogs, social media, email newsletters and other marketing collateral
  • Produce high-quality, engaging branded content to support outstanding website user experience ensuring website is SEO optimised
  • Manage and co-ordinate events including Webinars, Information Evenings and Trade Events
  • Brainstorm new and innovative content strategies
  • Measure and report on the performance of content marketing activities monthly and provide ongoing optimisation to improve performance against agreed KPIs

Experience and Skills Required

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience and proven track record in a similar role
  • Expertise in delivering successful content marketing programs, campaigns and events
  • Understanding of Facebook and Instagram account management best practice as well as other relevant social media platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a particular strength in written communications
  • Existing media network in top market(s), preferably in travel
  • Creative with a good eye for design and the ability to deliver great marketing content across all channels
  • Third level qualification preferred (Marketing or Journalism)
  • MS Office proficiency including Word, Powerpoint and basic functions in Excel. Experience with CMS & writing for SEO an advantage
  • Understanding of marketing analytics and data interpretation
  • A self-starter who’s proactive and a good team player
  • A hard worker with the ability to juggle multiple projects and get things done
  • A passion for travel and the outdoors

Salary and Benefits

  • 12m Contract with a view to permanent role
  • €40-45k depending on experience
  • 22 Days Holidays per annum plus additional length of service holidays after first year
  • City-centre office location
  • Exciting and collaborative small-team atmosphere
  • Socially-conscious company values
  • Generous holiday benefits
  • Adventure partner discounts

Communications, Engagement & Impact Manager – BEACON Bioeconomy Rearch Centre

Ireland’s new National Bioeconomy Research Centre, BEACON, is currently recruiting for a number of exciting operations team positions, including a Communications, Engagment and Impact Manager.

If you are intesested in devleoping Ireland’s bioeconomy, working with Ireland’s leading researchers across many disciplines as well as cutting edge industry partners, we’d love to hear from you.

We want you to develop and lead our communications and engagment activities, working with and supporting our researchers and partners, to deliver and commincate the impact of BEACONs’s work and that of the bioeconomy.

The role will be based at University College Dublin and we are looking forward to meeting results focused team players.

PR Account Executive – Conway Communications

Conway Communications are looking to recruit for a PR Account Executive for their busy office.

Company Conway Communications
Location PR Account Executive
Apply by 22 February 2018
Position / Title PR Account Executive
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply If you are interested please send an application to Kerryann Conway; kerryann@conwaycommunications.ie by 22nd February 2018.

Our account executives are savy, curious, connected, hard-working and ambitious. They have a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude and proactively contribute to our client campaigns with innovative and insightful ideas. We work with some of the best clients around and they demand the best from us including Airbnb, Hennessy, Node-Living, Moet&Chandon Champagne, Culture Night, Dublin Bus, Body&Soul Festival, etc.  You will work with some of the best lifestyle brands and brains in the business.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong knowledge of the Irish media landscape, journalists, editors and producers.
  • Ability to contribute viable ideas for client campaign development
  • Minimum one year’s agency experience
  • PR or industry related qualification
  • Knowledge of social media analytics, tools and trends
  • Understanding brand DNA, identity, etc

CHARACTERISTICS

We’re looking for a fun, sociable and savy team player who also has the capacity to work successfully on their own;  someone who is hard working, curious, ambitious and takes pride in their work.

If you are interested please send an application to Kerryann Conway; kerryann@conwaycommunications.ieby 22nd February 2018.

DMC Communications is a small yet fast expanding PR consultancy with a select number of clients operating in the education; community and sports sectors. As a result of securing new projects we are seeking a Junior Account Executive looking to take the next step in their career with a small yet pro-active company.
Company DMC Communications
Location Suite 25, The Mall Beacon Court Sandyford Dublin 18
Apply by 23 February 2018
Position / Title Junior Account Executive
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply
Applicants should email their CV and include cover letter with salary expectations to diana@dmc-com.ie.
DMC Communications
Suite 25, The Mall
Beacon Court
Sandyford
Dublin 18
+353 (1) 2953519
We are looking to fill this permanent position immediately. 
The successful applicant should have:
• At least 1 year’s PR/marketing experience.
• A relevant third level qualification.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proven ability to work on a variety of client projects and to work under pressure.
• Practical and solid understanding of traditional/social media and the digital landscape and how to incorporate these channels into campaigns.
• Campaign story and message development is important.
• Excellent organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
• Self-motivation and strategic approach to all campaigns

Communications Executive – LauraLynn

Working closely with the Head of Marketing & Communications and the Head of Fundraising, the Communications Executive is responsible for conveying LauraLynn’s internal and external messages. The post holder will maintain relations with our stakeholders and coordinate with the Head of Marketing and Communications to plan the organisations communications strategy. If a public relations crisis occurs, the communications officer will coordinate the organisation’s response under the direction of the Head of Marketing & Communications.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Third level qualification in Marketing
  • Experience in a Marketing position
  • Design experience (including use of Photoshop or similar)
  • Event Management experience
  • A proven track record of developing and delivering successful marketing strategies and campaigns
  • Communications and Interpersonal Skills
  • Displays professional knowledge and skills to undertake the role
  • Initiative and Motivation• Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Planning, Organising and Time Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Clean Driving License
  • Having an understanding of the sensitivities required of people interfacing with families and children

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in digital marketing and use of social medial
  • Project management experience
  • Management experience
  • Flexibility with regard to working evenings and weekends if required

For a full job description and person specification contact our HR department, T: 01 2893151

Informal enquiries contact Rachel Nolan, Head of Human Resources T: 01 2893151

Apply on LinkedIn here.

Established under the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978, as amended in 2007, the Medical Council is the regulatory body for members of the medical profession.  Its primary role is to protect the public by promoting and better ensuring high standards of professional conduct and professional education, training and competence among registered medical practitioners.
Company Medical Council of Ireland
Location Kingram House Kingram Place Dublin 2
Position / Title Executive Officer – Communications (6 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply
Please submit a covering letter outlining your experience and interest in the role, along with a copy of your CV to:
Judith Marquez
Human Resources
Medical Council of Ireland
Kingram House
Kingram Place
Dublin 2
T. 01 498 3106
Key responsibilities of the Council include:
• Maintaining the five Divisions of the Register of Medical Practitioners, a register of all medical practitioners legally entitled to work in Ireland
• Ensuring high standards of medical education and training
• Setting standards for the maintenance of professional competence
• Promoting good medical practice
• Investigating complaints against medical practitioners
The Medical Council is seeking to appoint a person on a whole time basis at Executive Officer grade to assist the Medical Council in carrying out its Communications functions.
This person will:
• Support the communications manager in the development of public relations materials; including press releases, statements, media responses and speaking notes
• Handle day to day media queries
• Report on media relations activities to examine results of various PR activities
• Design and prepare templates for communications activities
• Develop written content for publications, including newsletters and reports
• Develop presentations and website content
• Act as project manager for development of publications – overseeing implementation of project plans to ensure timely delivery of reports and publications to a high standard
• Support event management activities for the organisation.
• Assist in publishing company wide corporate communications
Role requirements:
• An honours degree (level  8 in the National Framework of Qualifications), or equivalent, in either communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or other related field; or relevant experience
• Excellent communication skills – written & verbal
• Ability to develop written materials to a high standard
• Excellent attention to detail
• A high degree of IT proficiency
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
• Good interpersonal skills – confident in dealing with media and other stakeholders
• Project management skills
• Ability to balance competing demands and manage workload effectively
Qualifications:
Substantial and relevant experience in a similar role within a professional body, a health service provider or similar organisation is desirable.  A third level qualification in Public Relations/Communications/Public Affairs or other related field is essential.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate well developed interpersonal, communication and IT skills and be prepared to undertake additional duties from time to time and as required by the Medical Council.
Salary Scales:
€29,026 to €46,427 with LS1 €47,9481 and LS2 €49,4652 less statutory deductions.
1After 3 years satisfactory service at the maximum
2After 6 years satisfactory service at the maximum
Additional information:
• The postholder will be based in the Medical Council’s offices in Kingram House, Kingram Place, Dublin 2 but may be required to work at an alternative location within Ireland at the Council’s discretion without additional compensation.
• Due to limited spaces, parking is not guaranteed with priority given to Council members.
• Employment is on a full time basis.  The hours of duty will be based on a 37 hour week Monday to Friday.
• The Medical Council does not provide for flexi-time.
• Employees are required to be flexible in their position in line with the Council’s mobility policy.
• On occasion due to the specific nature of this role the post holder will be required to work outside of the core hours listed above and to be available to manage media queries after hours and on weekends. No extra remuneration is payable for this.
• Staff may be required to travel as part of the role and outside of the core hours listed above.
• The Medical Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Senior PR Manager/Account Director – Bannerton PR

An award-wining boutique PR and Marketing agency, BANNERTON is recruiting a Senior PR Manager/ Account Director to join our team of five executives.

Someone who has successfully managed a portfolio of consumer and corporate brands is ideal, and strong writing skills, and the ability to independently manage and counsel clients, are essential. 5

A minimum of three years recent PR agency experience at Account Manager level is needed, to include event management skills and the ability to develop junior account executives on the team.

Incentives are in place for the introduction of new business.

Send your CV today to Info@Bannerton.ie

Startup Media Coordinator – Web Summit

Web Summit is a global technology conference company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. We run a series of international gatherings across the world. Our flagship event is Web Summit, held in Lisbon, Portugal. In the last seven years, Web Summit has grown from a small team to a company of over 170 focused on disrupting the conference industry through technology and data science. In 2018, over 100,000 startups, investors, speakers and other attendees will gather at Web Summit events, including MoneyConf in Ireland, Collision in the US and RISE in Hong Kong.

About the team

The Media team is at the centre of Web Summit, making sure that everyone knows about our events across the world. They are the gatekeepers of the Web Summit brand. They create innovative and unique campaigns to communicate Web Summit events and the company behind the events. They work with media from international outlets such as Wall Street Journal, CNBC, BBC on a daily basis, making sure that they have all the most up to date news from Web Summit events. They work closely with the marketing and speakers team to ensure that everything is aligned when it comes to communicating the brand to the world.

We are looking for a driven PR Executive who will work with the most dynamic startups at our events. This person will provide PR and media support to help showcase these companies to the world’s top media.

What you’ll achieve at Web Summit:

  • You’ll plan and execute PR strategy to deliver key objectives set by the business.
  • You’ll manage specific PR campaigns related to our startups around the world ensuring you get maximum positive coverage.
  • Responsible for accurate and insightful reporting of metrics from all PR campaigns to assess return on investment.
  • You’ll work with our startup and speaker team to identify and help secure newsworthy moments/announcements that would be of interest to the international media attending our events.
  • You’ll work with media across our events giving them the most interesting startup stories so as to assure that we get maximum coverage for the startups that exhibit at our events.
  • You’ll write strong comms plans, press releases, and opinion pieces in a timely manner.
  • You’ll work closely and confidently with our startups and their comms teams advising them on how to increase their brand exposure to media.
  • Build key relationships with media from a variety of markets around the world.
  • You’ll oversee and maintain an active and up to date database of clients and prospects in Salesforce.

Who you are:

  • You’re passionate about startups and technology, always keeping up to date with the latest news and trends
  • You’re a storyteller who is a creative, confident, articulate individual who is a clear communicator and has excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • You’re adaptable and flexible with the ability to work with tight deadlines and under pressure
  • You have love for all things social media and content related
  • You’re a strategic thinker with a proven track record of planning, executing and evaluating activity on a long-term basis.
  • You’re an excellent team player and has the ability to work on your own.

Skills and abilities we’re looking for:

  • Degree or Masters in Arts or related subject
  • At least 2 years of PR experience, preferably in a PR agency
  • Experience of working in events
  • Very strong writer and editor with passionate interest in telling stories

Be healthy, curious and social:

  • Stay healthy with our fully subsidised healthcare cover.
  • Exercise your mind and body with our free gym membership and yoga.
  • Enjoy your own private garden with an orchard, sports equipment, and vegetables right outside your office.
  • Enjoy an unlimited supply of fresh fruit, beverages, and cereals.
  • Master new skills from those around you, onsite talks and training initiatives.
  • Become workmates, not just colleagues, with our active social calendar of company celebrations, trips abroad and sports.

Apply online here.

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, in partnership with RICS, are looking to recruitment
Company Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
Location 38 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, D02 EV61
Position / Title Communications Coordinator
Department Policy & Communication Team
Contract Type Permanaent (6 Month Probation)
How To Apply All applications should be submitted in confidence to pking@scsi.ie for the attention of Patrick King, Director of Strategy, Policy & Corporate Affairs – subject line: Communications Coordinator. Applications should include a Cover Letter, writing sample, and a CV. This role is to meet an urgent need and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with rolling interviews.

Do you enjoy using your communications skills to explain complicated concepts in simple, jargon-free way through written and visual content creation? Are you naturally curious about the topics you’re communicating and flourish when working with various groups? Interested in getting going right away…

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, in partnership with RICS, is at the forefront of developing standards in real estate and the built environment globally. We promote the profession; maintain the highest educational and professional standards; protect clients and consumers via a strict code of ethics; and provide impartial advice and guidance. We are passionate about what we do and we are committed to building and maintaining a team of able, passionate and committed people to help us achieve our vision.

We are looking for someone who is creative in how they communicate to different audience segments. If your own values align with our overall strategy to be member centric in our approach while serving the public interest, we look forward to getting your application.

Position: Communications Coordinator

Salary: Commensurate to 2/3 years of experience

Term: Permanent (6-month probation)

ROLE:

The Communications Coordinator will work within SCSI Policy & Communication team and across the organisation to increase awareness and engagement using a range of communication channels. In this role, the successful candidate will manage entire communication cycle (from draft, design and analyse the impact) as well as alignment of campaigns to the communication strategy of the SCSI. The role reports to the Head of Practice & Policy.

JOB ROLE:

  • Drive best practice communications & marketing across the organisation (Education, Regulation, Events and Policy) to foster clear, concise messaging in all that we do.
  • Brand champion with staff and members to promote the organisational values.
  • Manage communications projects as needed working to deadlines and budgets.
  • Collaborate with members from different disciplines and regions to create campaigns.
  • Deliver communication campaigns aimed at members and key stakeholders.
  • Produce research reports, publications, marketing material, and similar for the public.
  • Draft press releases and articles on a range of topics in property, land and construction.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both national and local media.
  • Monitor media for opportunities to increase reporting to align with communications strategy.
  • Develop & implement online/social media campaigns (mix of PR & marketing).
  • Manage response to the day-to-day online activities of SCSI and issues arising.
  • Responsibility for website content management.
  • Prepare weekly ezines and support the magazine publication process.
  • Develop and strengthen internal communications plans.
  • Explore new communication initiatives to support members in their own businesses.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

  • First class organisational skills.
  • Two to three years of work experience in a communications role dealing with a range of stakeholders and audiences.
  • A “can-do” attitude, willing to take on new responsibilities and multi-task.
  • Experience in content management & website design.
  • Strong IT skills with experience on Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • Graphic design or multi-media experience preferred.
  • Digital marketing and data analysis experience essential.
  • Interest in property, land and construction with the desire to communicate the nature of the sectors and the professionals that work within it.

The SCSI believes that the successful candidate in this role will gain great experience in creating impactful content about the built environment. Our values focus on working together with our members and staff to make a difference for the public interest. You’ll be able to develop your project management skills and learn to work with external suppliers using data to report on campaign success.

Application Process

All applications should be submitted in confidence to pking@scsi.ie for the attention of Patrick King, Director of Strategy, Policy & Corporate Affairs – subject line: Communications Coordinator. Applications should include a Cover Letter, writing sample, and a CV. This role is to meet an urgent need and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with rolling interviews.

SCSI is an equal opportunities employer.

Corporate Communications Manager – Vodafone 

We are Ireland’s leading total communications provider offering our customers a variety of solutions across a mobile and fixed platforms. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world’s largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.

We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. We make significant investments building and maintaining our networks and to date, we have invested nearly €1bn in our network investment programme. We continue to invest to enhance our network.

It’s not just our products and services which are innovative, our modern and innovative workspace in MountainView helps foster an environment of creativity and innovation through new ways of work. New ways of working means an environment free from clutter, wires, barriers and cabinets. This has helped Vodafone make the Great Place to Work list in Ireland  All our employees have one locker and are free to sit wherever they wish within our building. This encourages creativity and fosters relationships which traditional style environments inhibit. You probably want to know more about new ways of working…Find out move via this link: http://www.vodafone.ie/jobs/life/ .

 

Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,100 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are progressive in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.

Role Purpose: Manages the corporate communications function at Vodafone Ireland to drive the Reputation Programme and execute campaigns that ensure that announcements and strategic moves for Vodafone Ireland, as well as the enterprise portfolio are appropriately messaged to stakeholders.  To support the business in crisis communications on stakeholder and media engagement.

Key accountabilities for this role are:

  • Work with the Head of Corporate Affairs to develop and implement the Vodafone Ireland corporate communications strategy to supports the overall Gigabit Society strategy and Vodafone’s reputation programme.
  • Act as a lead contact on the corporate affairs team for the Enterprise business unit, delivering effective business PR campaigns that drive awareness of key propositions amongst business, trade, technology and financial press.
  • Enhance CEO, SLT and senior management profiles by securing appropriate public opportunities and supporting the SLT and others on their media engagement.
  • Co-ordinate press office activity to ensure timely and effective communication of Vodafone positions and responses into media.
  • Maximise the effectiveness of global external communications tools and contribute to the development and delivery of Vodafone’s global corporate affairs strategy
  • Identify and manage issues which may negatively impact on company reputation and brand equity. Support the delivery of effective and timely crisis communications advice and appropriate actions
  • Monitor and maintain corporate reputation amongst key stakeholders.  Enhance Vodafone’s corporate position amongst key stakeholders via relationship building opportunities
  • Create and manage the Corporate Communications annual plan, budget and calendar of activities and support the coordination of the quarterly reputation steerco with the senior leadership team at Vodafone 
The successful person will ideally have some or all of the following Skills & Attributes: 
  • 5 years or more corporate communications experience, either in-house or with an agency. Previous experience managing events a clear benefit.
  • Proven experience driving high impact PR campaigns
  • Current affairs /business environment knowledge and acumen
  • Financial reporting experience non-essential but considered a plus
  • Contacts across media
  • Proven strengths in written, presentation,  interpersonal communications skills and media relations skill are essential
  • Ability to work across various functions and levels within a large corporate environment

The Vodafone Behaviours are key to everyone’s success:
Customer Obsessed –
 We are passionate about exceeding customer expectations

  • Work relentlessly to really understand the customer
  • Look at decisions through the customer’s eyes 
  • Take personal accountability for the customer experience

Innovation Hungry – We create and deliver new products, services and ways of working that delight our customers

  • Take risks and push what is possible 
  • Look for improvement all the time 
  • Do things in better ways

Ambitious & Competitive – We bring energy and passion to our work and always aim to beat the competition

  • Deliver best in class 
  • Review our own performance and then improve it 
  • Be lean and cost effective every time

One Company, Local Roots – We work across Vodafone to achieve the best outcome for customers, employees and shareholders

  • Value our differences and act inclusively 
  • Make the best decision for Vodafone, not just for one part of the business 
  • Communicate and use best practice

Speed – We drive speed to market. We relentlessly prioritise and pursue the outcomes that matter to our business

  • Make RAPID business decisions 
  • Deliver with urgency 
  • Analyse fast, execute faster

Simplicity – We make things simple for our customers, partners and colleagues

  • Focus effort and stop ineffective activity 
  • Communicate in a way that is easy to understand 
  • Challenge complexity and provide simpler solutions

Trust – We are reliable and transparent to deal with. We deliver for others and trust others to do likewise

  • Do what you say you will do 
  • Trust others to deliver 
  • Support decisions once made, regardless of personal view 

Apply online here.

Corporate Communications Manager – Ding

Ding, the world’s most popular top-up platform, are looking for a Corporate Communications Manager for their busy office in Ballsbridge.

Company Ding
Location 3 Shelbourne Buildings, Crampton Avenue, Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4,
Position / Title Corporate Communications Manager
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply Applications can be made via the Ding website here: https://ding.workable.com/jobs/607379

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic individual who is passionate about conveying the value of a brand and its mission especially to B2B audiences. This opportunity is for a senior communications professional to create, curate and grow the business communications associated with Ding. The role is responsible for delivering best in class communications and thought leadership across the organisation covering B2B advertising, content creation, social and ideas that deliver media coverage.

What will you do day to day?

  • Own the B2B communications strategy for Ding to support revenue and market awareness goals across all marketing channels including online and social
  • Design and then deliver the Corporate Communications plan, external and internal
  • Be the key point of contact for B2B media, sales and key partnerships looking for corporate content
  • Champion Ding’s B2B customers
  • Develop and deploy a successful communications strategy that spans different influential channels proactivity including press releases, features and thought leadership content creation such as blogs
  • Identify and secure speaking slots and event attendance
  • Research and deliver a successful awards program tied to clear B2C and B2B customer goals
  • Manage the delivery of the strategic communication plan
  • Create content including commissioning research, CSR and sales toolkits in line with the corporate and communication plan
  • Monitor and report on effectiveness of marketing communications
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of business and marketing achievements
  • Excellent budget management that ensures projects are delivered on time and on budget

What are we looking for?

  • Experience as a communications specialist including B2B and mobile or technology exposure
  • Leadership experience including confidence presenting to large and senior audiences
  • Experience working with an ambitious sales team to deliver growth targets / revenue increases
  • Proven expertise as a B2B customer champion who understands how to leverage corporate communications in such a way as to increase engagement
  • Ideally some experience spent both in-house and agency
  • Confident and dynamic personality who is able to work effectively with a wide range of functions and international, fast paced teams
  • Able to manage on and offline media relationships and PR, IR and content agencies (if required) to deliver valuable results
  • Comfortable working with creative and “blank page” to generate big ideas and thought leadership platforms
  • Strong interest in customer insights and proven ability using those to develop creative ideas that engage influencers to enhance Ding’s reputation and business development strategies
  • Comfortable managing a heavy workload and multiple stakeholders with a focused and prioritised approach
  • Keen interest in this market, its different user profiles including corridors and the wider competitive business environment
  • Ability to grasp client needs and consider practical solutions while being committed to our company and our values
  • International experience

Ding is the world’s most popular international top-up platform – people all over the world use Ding to ensure they stay connected to those they love no matter where they are.

We are a high growth technology company with ambitious strategy to grow our business. We are fast paced, innovative and results focused. Our passion is building great products for our users and we are focused on the User Experience.

We want problem solvers and strategic thinkers who are genuinely interested in listening to and solving our users’ problems. We want people who love what they do and are excited about challenging work. We look for people who simplify a complex problem and thrive in an environment where you’re encouraged to experiment.

Ultimately we’re a Ding team of 30 nationalities with 200 different personalities who all share a common goal to deliver for our users.

We are looking for exceptional people to join our team who embrace our company values (User First, Evolve Fast Through Action, Continually Raising the Bar, Respects Everyone, Drives Impact & Ownership). There is an exciting future ahead for Ding so if you have what it takes then talk to us today.

Ding

As the world’s largest mobile top-up network, Ding safely delivers a top-up every second of every day. Created to help people living abroad to support loved ones back home, the company is directly connected to over 400 operators in 130 countries with a reach of 4 billion phones. Top-up can be sent via http://www.ding.com, using the mobile app and in more than 600,000 retail locations globally.

Ding employs a team of 200 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with regional offices in Miami, Dubai, Barcelona, San Salvador, Bucharest, Dhaka and France.

Corporate Communications Manager – Koomo

About Us

Based in Dublin city centre, Kooomo provides a cloud based ecommerce platforms for global brands.  Named in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce in 2017, we have ambitious growth plans for 2018, and now have a vacancy for a Corporate Communications Manager to build brand and company profile across the UK and Ireland.

Responsibilities

  • Creating and driving all PR activities for maximum capacity
  • Build brand and profile awareness in UK and Ireland predominantly; (potentially other international markets as the company scales)
  • Work closely with the MD and founder to develop strong, thought leadership strategies to boost brand profile in key markets.
  • Work with UK based PR agency to create and develop engaging, relevant and inspiring campaigns to engage media
  • Responsible for all company and partner events to build brand profile
  • Develop marketing and sales collateral including corporate presentations and case studies required for all key events
  • Work closely with the head of digital marketing to ensure a complete holistic approach across all communication platforms
  • Responsible for internal comms and managing related company events
  • Manage PR and events budget
  • Report on KPI’s to CEO

The Person

  • Self motivated and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Natural people person who loves building relationships
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Curious to learn about the industry and willing to articulate the Kooomo story to build profile
  • Must love writing and creating relevant and engaging content
  • Demonstrable knowledge of corporate communications best practice

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years PR and event management experience
  • Ideally would have working in the UK or at least have managed a PR agency or worked directly with media
  • Natural passion and understanding of the e-commence sector
  • Strong communicator and sense of initiative

Salary

DOE

Apply online here.

Client Communications Manager – Davy

The Davy Group is Ireland’s leading provider of wealth management, asset management, capital markets and financial advisory services. You can read more about our growing company here: http://www.davy.ie

We value our employees as much as our clients, and are committed to embracing diversity in all its forms recognising that the breadth of thought, perspective and experience that emerges from a diverse workforce is essential to deliver on our core values.

Our city centre location, free access to our onsite gym and fitness studio, and impressive social calendar are just some of the unique benefits our employees enjoy while working at Davy.

Performance related bonuses, generous pension contributions and investment into further education demonstrate the value we place in developing and rewarding our staff.

Role Summary

Based in Dublin, Ireland, this new role reports to the Brand and Market Strategy Director.

The Client 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 the Davy marketing Team. This individual will ensure a consistent approach to messaging and efficient scheduling of client communications in a B2C & B2B environment, resulting in a meaningful impact on client experience, satisfaction and retention as well as supporting Davy’s business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Department Heads to catalogue client communications needs and take ownership of the rolling 12-month communications calendar which becomes the starting (or scheduling) point for all mandatory and optional client communications.
  • Create a clear process for creation and approval of all client communications
  • Formulate a Davy Client Communications policy to support the brand vision and objectives
  • Identify communications process efficiencies and governance model to ensure timely and consistent delivery of approved communications to the right clients for the right reasons with a focus on migrating clients to digital correspondence where appropriate.
  • Act as a primary stakeholder in all client messaging (e.g. product notifications, account servicing, value add etc.)
  • Collaborate with internal departments (e.g. Product, Sales, Marketing, Client Services, Finance, IT/IS) to identify key client impacts to be supported with communication
  • Align with internal stakeholders in recommending the method of communication which best serves the business objective and client need and ensure content is drafted appropriately
  • Partner with key controls functions, e.g. Compliance and Risk, to ensure communications adhere to industry legislation including MIFID II, GDPR and CPC as well as business controls without diminishing the customer experience
  • Serve as the Davy Communications hub to ensure consistent language, tone/feel and messaging across all departmental outputs including client communications intended for Northern Ireland and UK clients
  • Ensure Quality Control for all client communications including the development and deployment of communication tools, templates and training programmes across the group.
  • To track, measure and analyse the effectiveness and efficiency of all client communications and drive continuous improvement.

Requirements

  • 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 departments and technologies.
  • 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
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with a results-oriented mind-set
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Apply on LinkedIn here.

Communications and Engagement Principal – Jacobs 

Jacobs employ some of the UK’s most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.The sustained growth of our Dublin office requires a Communications and Engagement Lead to work on an increasing portfolio of projects. The scale and range of projects will appeal to an ambitious candidate seeking a varied workload and the ability to work on some of Ireland’s most high profile projects.As an experienced professional with a track record of delivering successful engagement and consultation projects, from a variety of industries, you will be a champion for best practice and work with the communications team to deliver JACOBS communications and engagement portfolio. This will include supporting the Communications and Engagement Manager to deliver regional engagement and consultation programmes targeting the press, public, community and business leaders, and elected representatives to support the delivery of complex infrastructure projects.This requires highly developed skills in interacting with people at all levels and building strong relationships, both internally and externally. We need to be confident that you can manage relationships. You will need to be organised, diplomatic, and able to turn potentially tricky situations into positive ones.The role will include

  • Supporting the Communications and Engagement Manager by proactively engaging with community groups, businesses and other stakeholders, face-to-face and on the phone, on a day to day basis.
  • Effectively managing multiple tasks on various projects.
  • Producing high quality editorial copy, press releases, reports and publications.
  • Great client management experience, with the ability to foster strong client and stakeholder relationships.
  • Assisting in providing strategic advice to the client.
  • Development of media lists and maintaining these connections.
  • Event management (some evening/weekend working may be required).
  • Liaison across various organisations/functions.
  • Delivering public presentations to large groups.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience working across a broad range of engagement disciplines, including events, public meetings, communications, consultation and reputation management.
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • An understanding and experience of working with the media.
  • An understanding and experience of working in Public Affairs.
  • The ability to grasp complex subjects quickly.
  • The tenacity to see work through to completion whilst adhering to high standards.
  • A sound understanding of social and digital media.
  • Fully comfortable presenting to large organisations, and working in competitive and pressurised environments where a cool head is required.
  • Clear understanding of how to apply best practice to specific projects.

Desirable Skills

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in communications, public relations or similar discipline.
  • Relevant work experience (minimum 5 years) which demonstrates applied knowledge of communications and/or engagement.
  • Relevant work experience in a relevant, communications or engagement role.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well-being of all.

Apply online here.

Strategic Account Manager – SNP Communications

Founded in 1992, SNP is a dynamic company that evolves quickly to meet our client’s needs. Our mission is to make our client’s message as clear and memorable as possible, a feat we accomplish through content support, communications coaching , and creative development. We recognize that no two clients are the same and our approach can’t be either. This means that our employees must be as adaptable and creative as our methods, and must thrive in our fast-paced, collaborative work environment. Join us in searching the world for good people and helping to make their truth persuasive.

As a Strategic Account Manager you are at the center of everything we do here at SNP. You are responsible for coaching leaders on their presence and style, and helping these leaders communicate their messaging through effective media. In working closely with our clients, you will gain insights into some of the world’s most innovative and exciting companies. The work is as vibrant and impactful as our clients, and duties must be delivered with total accountability.

You’re responsible for:

  • Building and maintaining relationships across our wide-ranging client base
  • Taking a journalistic approach in interviewing subject matter experts to better understand their needs
  • Writing clear, concise, and compelling audience-facing material
  • Training clients in SNP communication skills in a 1:1 and group format
  • Developing and directing audio and visual programs
  • Growing business within existing accounts

We’d like you to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years work experience, especially in communications, sales, journalism, PR, or teaching
  • Outstanding written and communication skills
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities, read a room/audience, and deal with multiple levels of leadership
  • Excellent time management: you must be able to balance the different components of this role
  • A flexible, dynamic working style in the face of changing requirements
  • A willingness to travel

While being:

  • Able to laugh at yourself when necessary and to make your coworkers laugh as often as possible
  • Confident enough to ask questions and bring ideas forward
  • A team player who is comfortable working in a highly autonomous, fast paced environment with a flat management structure

If you think your skills and experience match what we’re looking for, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Rebecca@snpnet.com

Junior Media Officer / Customer Service Executive – One Big Switch

One Big Switch is looking to hire a Junior Media Officer and community manager in our Dublin office. One Big Switch is one of the world’s fastest growing consumer campaign organisations with offices in London, Sydney and Dublin.The position would suit a recent graduate with experience in journalism, public relations, or social media/community management looking for full time work.

Experience and/or interest in digital media would be an advantage.

Working closely with the One Big Switch Ireland Team, the Junior Media and Communications Officer will help with One Big Switch media, communications, social media, and community management functions.This will include coordinating interactions with our members on email, social media, and customer service platforms, and assisting in media activities.The ‘Must-have’ Criteria Are

  • A determination to do what you love, and love what you do.
  • A good sense of humour, and willingness to have fun at work.
  • Some Experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+.
  • An enthusiasm for building, motivating and maintaining an online community.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and good phone manner.
  • Willingness to learn and get your hands dirty in a fast-moving, exciting start-up environment.
  • Customer Service skills

Apply online here.

Account Manager – O’Brien PR and Marketing

Have you a passion for public relations and working with some of the biggest fashion, travel and lifestyle brands in Ireland? Are you looking to take the next step in your career and develop more skills, take on more responsibilities and thrive as part of a hard-working and growing team in an exciting environment?

If so, the ideal opportunity has opened up for a new Account Manager at O’Brien PR, located in Tougher’s Business Park, Newhall, Naas, Co. Kildare.  The successful candidate will be commercially minded and have a desire to develop a career in public relations and communications.

The opportunity has arisen for a full-time employee to join our team on a permanent basis.

Company O’Brien PR and Marketing
Location Moorefield Business Centre Moorefield Road Newbridge Co. Kildare
Apply by 28 February 2018
Position / Title Account Manager
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter quoting reference “Account Manager” clearly in the subject header to office@obrienpr.com

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 28th February 2018

WHO ARE WE?
O’Brien PR consists of a team of committed individuals who excel in different areas of public relations and event management. We have both international and Irish clients, ranging from luxury travel brands to indigenous Irish homeware. We also deal with numerous luxury hotels in Ireland and clients from the horseracing industry.
The major events that are organised by O’Brien PR on a yearly basis include the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby, the Dublin Arabic Film Festival, the ETBI annual conference, along with various events for all of our clients.
THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES
• Creating plans and strategies for clients in conjunction with the Managing Director and overseeing the implementation of same.
• Pitching and placing stories with key media including writing all press material, presenter notes for broadcast interviews, client fact sheets etc.
• Organising logistics for large events including creating guest lists, overseeing the complete schedule of the event and managing all third-party suppliers.
• Contributing towards the marketing activity and business development of O’Brien PR Ltd.
THE PERSON
• Enthusiastic and committed to developing new skills, while bringing their own vibrancy and personality to the role
• Degree or diploma in PR or related discipline.
• Minimum 4 years’ prior experience working with a Public Relations agency.
• Experience working within a team with the ability to work independently and direct others.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Solid working understanding of social and digital media.  Must have great contacts and knowledge of influencers, bloggers etc.
• Strong knowledge of traditional media and what makes for a good story
• Excellent media contacts across traditional and new media
• Must have a thorough knowledge of full Microsoft Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
• Strong attention to detail, highly organised and ability to think creatively.
• We are looking for a team player with great interpersonal skills, who is calm under pressure and self-motivated.

Salary scale will be commensurate with experience.

Communications Manager – FoodCloud

FoodCloud (CHY21177) and FoodCloud Hubs (CHY20558) are fast-growing Dublin based social enterprises that share a vision for a world where no good food goes to waste. 30% of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted across the global food system. If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions, after the US and China. In Ireland, we waste one million tonnes of food annually and one in eight people do not have enough to eat.

FoodCloud uses innovative technology to connect supermarkets directly to charities in their local community and currently there are over 3,200 supermarkets donating to 7,500 charities across the UK and Ireland through the FoodCloud platform. FoodCloud Hubs connects food businesses with large volumes of surplus food to charities across Ireland through three warehouses in Dublin, Galway and Cork. The equivalent of over one million meals is being rescued every month through both services.

With a clear ambition to grow strongly in Ireland and internationally over the coming years, we recognise the need to strengthen communications across both organisations, internally and externally, and now wish to appoint an experienced Communications Manager to assist us in development and implementing an overarching communications strategy.

Job Purpose:

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with significant communications experience to support the growth and further development a proven organisation that has already made real community, environmental and business impact. Reporting to the CEO, you will lead in the design, development and implementation of an overarching internal and external communications and marketing strategy, including tactical programmes and stakeholder engagement, across FoodCloud and FoodCloud Hubs, and assist planning of future projects in support of our business objectives.

With an emphasis on strengthening communications internally and externally with many different stakeholder groups with competing priorities, ensuring messages are consistent, building strong relationships with external stakeholders, leveraging new and existing communication channels and managing new campaigns, you will provide expert advice to the senior management team as well as other internal stakeholders.

This role is core to underlining and promoting our key organisational values, ensuring all our communications reflects these values and our guiding principles, as we continue to grow both services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that FoodCloud’s communications align with and contribute to the achievement of FoodCloud’s vision and objectives.
  • Developing and implementing an integrated communications strategy to support FoodCloud’s business development strategy incorporating PR, Marketing and Digital.
  • Implementing and actively organising tactical communications activities, including events, to increase brand awareness and recognition for the organisation.
  • Working directly with external partners, sponsors and stakeholders to support their communications plans and build an engagement proposition.
  • Leading the organisation’s internal communication strategy.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key media to secure proactive and reactive media coverage.
  • Identifying potential reputation issues and risks and developing appropriate communications solutions
  • Engaging with political, policy and non-Government stakeholders to grow awareness of, and support for FoodCloud’s vision and objectives.
  • Writing press releases for local, national and international media and monitoring press stories relating to both services and the FoodCloud brand.
  • Developing and implementing social media strategy as part of the overall communications strategy.
  • Collating and analysing current communications and messages and ensuring consistency.
  • Overseeing the annual communications budget and ensuring its use is fully maximised.

We need somebody who:

· Has a proven track record in brand and communications strategy formulation, management and implementation.

  • Has at least 5 years’ experience working in Communications/Public Relations roles and a good understanding of Public & Corporate Affairs.

· Has strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills including ability to present concepts verbally.

· Has the ability to work calmly under pressure and within a small dynamic team.

  • Is a self-starter, who is driven, flexible, creative, and detail-oriented.
  • Is highly presentable and articulate with excellent project management skills.
  • Has previous experience in a client facing role.
  • Has a strong track record of delivery and ability to manage and coordinate disparate groups to achieve a set goal.
  • Preferably has experience working with the food industry, retail sector and/or charity sector.
  • Has strong leadership skills, with the ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Is flexible with travel requirements.
  • Has people management experience.

Timeline & Process:

The role will begin upon appointment. To apply for this role, please send your CV with a short cover letter (one-page maximum) to recruitment@foodcloud.ie or apply directly through LinkedIn.

Apply online here.

Senior Client Executive – Walsh PR

From Walsh PR website here.

Every January the team at Walsh:PR takes time out from our normal duties to strategise and assess where we’re going as a business.

Key to our discussion this year was recruitment. What do we have to offer a new recruit, both personally and professionally? And what type of person would make a positive addition to Walsh:PR?

We decided that the Walsh:PR team is pretty unique. We’re a mix of ages, backgrounds and interests but we’ve all got an enormous passion for the job and a tireless energy in doing what’s best for our clients. What’s more, we genuinely like and support each other.

So if you’re looking to kick start your career in 2018 in a dynamic, fun and supportive environment, Walsh:PR might be the place for you!

We’re looking for a Senior Client Executive who’s as passionate about PR as we are and who wants to carve out a successful career for themselves in an exciting and vibrant industry.

The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant third level qualification in PR/Marketing and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a PR role (agency or in-house).

But even more importantly, they’ll be:

  • a doer, full of initiative, creativity and bright ideas
  • a confident communicator, with strong written and oral skills
  • a highly organised, multi-tasker who enjoys and thrives in a busy environment
  • social media savvy with a passion for digital

If you think you might be the one, we’d love to hear more. Get in touch with us at info@walshpr.ie and put Senior Client Executive in the subject line.

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