Irish PR Jobs

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Head of EMEA Communications – Dropbox 

We’re looking for an inspirational and tenured communications leader who thrives in handling a diverse portfolio of Comms opportunities—including corporate, thought-leadership, product, policy, crisis, and security communications. The successful person is a communications expert and big picture thinker with credible media relationships and highly developed skills in media relations. Excellent writing skills, willingness to roll up one’s sleeves, high emotional intelligence, and a sense of humor are also required.

As a senior member of the Comms team, you’ll be a strong bridge between the US and EMEA, building regionally-specific programs and events, crafting our message to external audiences and creating, leading, and executing programs that reach media partners. In addition, your day-to-day responsibilities will include narrative development, media handling, and supporting spokespeople. You will be a critical partner to teams across the Dropbox family and will advise some of our most senior leaders. This is a highly visible role, and one where you can make a big impact!

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Responsibilities 
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  • Improve our external communications programs and narratives (including those regarding product, business, policy, security, and culture), together with the broader Communications and Brand Marketing teams
  • Deepen relationships with both media and influencers throughout EMEA
  • Unify the EMEA and Global Brand Marketing and Communications teams
  • Work reciprocally with cross-functional teams to support important company announcements
  • Become a trusted advisor to relevant company spokespeople and senior executives
  • Serve as a leader and role model for the EMEA region in general
  • Lead regional PR Managers across key EMEA markets including UK, France and Germany
  • Collaborate with EMEA Policy team with any policy issues that may arise in the region

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Requirements
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  • Senior leadership skills and extensive strategic communications experience, in-house or agency (preferably both)
  • Great communications strategist and skilled writer who can take a sophisticated approach to measuring impact on a regional and global level
  • Credible relationships with media as well as strong media relations skills
  • Deep industry network, preferably in tech
  • Ability to manage multiple agencies across the region, assuring they deliver to a high-standard on time and on budget
  • Experience advising and supporting senior executives and gaining their confidence and trust
  • Experience running an international team and supporting a public company a plus
  • Proven ability to work independently to develop, lead, and execute on large-scale plans and campaigns
  • Comfortable making decisions in fast-paced, dynamic environments, as well as the judgement to raise appropriately
  • Expertise in issues management, integrated communications, and navigating a global organization
  • Serve as an inspiring leader as well as an “in the trenches” teammate
  • Frequent travel to support the global Comms team and spokespeople as needed
  • High EQ, a “can do” attitude, and embracing of our the Dropbox values, especially, “Be Worthy of Trust” and “We not I”

Apply online here.

Head of Sponsorship – Three Ireland

This role is a senior leadership position and reports to the Chief Commercial Officer.

The role is to maximize the Three brand in the Irish marketplace by designing and implementing the sponsorship strategy for our music and sport sponsorship assets.

The role will be focused on maximizing the commercial returns on all sponsorship activities, which directly influence the achievement of business KPI’s – reduction in churn, increase in AMPU, increase in brand awareness and providing unique assets for our loyalty programme 3Plus.

The role involves building effective, co-operative relationships of a strategic nature with current and potential music and football rights holders, as a means of proactively supporting the achievement of Brand and marketing communications objectives.

At it’s core has a simple macro deliverable. Simply put – be better at sponsorship than any other sponsorship brand in Ireland and reflects our brand purpose of a Better Connected Life.

What else it involves

  • Working directly with CCO to manage the sponsorship OPEX budget. This role requires significant budgetary planning and fiscal discipline. In addition work extensively with Procurement to ensure excellent partner and cost management
  • Ensure all sponsorship plans are aligned with the brand position and optimum use is made of the resources of the Insight and Communications teams.
  • Other key stakeholder interactions include the Propositions, Loyalty, CEO office, Legal, Corporate PR and Business functions
  • Performance Management and Effectiveness
  • Measure the effectiveness of all sponsorship campaigns against agreed Brand and Business KPIs
  • Monitor sponsorship performance by tracking against the key business KPI’s i.e. active engagement from customer base, churn, spend etc
  • Execute the process for evaluation and feedback of sponsorship activities to the business
  • Review and analyses specific performance against plan for key initiatives to drive continuous improvement and learning
  • Lead the sponsorship team, providing direction, focus and motivation on the strategy and key business deliverables across the spectrum of all sponsorship activity.

 

The skills we are looking for

  • Proven leadership and cross functional team working skills with the ability to develop and motivate within a high performance culture. A proven ability to understand your people and ensure through inspirational and effective leadership that you lead them to success, both on an individual and company basis.
  • Strategic awareness, ability to influence and shape both the medium and longer-term strategy of the business. This role requires a strategic thinker with the ability to convert it into operational execution. Excellent quantitative/business modelling, use of strategic frameworks, rigorous planner, and comfortable with strategic analysis.
  • As the role requires management of a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, exceptional interpersonal, networking, negotiation, influencing and communication skills are essential with evidence of a proactive approach and creditable outcomes.
  • Ability and passion to drive operational excellence, leading transformation to bring best in class sponsorship operations.
  • Driven for results, ability to work under pressure and to strict timescales
  • Appreciation of the customer, their needs and how to meet them creatively
  • Commercial Acumen, Possess a clear understanding of profitability and the management of P&L, Opex and KPI’s
  • A track record working in a large and complex company where you have led the way in world-class sponsorships breaking new ground and pushing for change across a business
  • A track record of managing high profile partnerships
  • Commercial relationship management and major event planning and delivery management
  • Experience of coordinating high level sponsorship/commercial partner accounts and a comprehensive knowledge of sponsorship landscapes are required

The experience we are looking for:

  • Proven effective leadership of a team/function utilising a collaborative and coaching approach
  • Experience in managing and negotiating high value contracts
  • Significant experience in lead sponsorship role, with major brands
  • Significant experience liaising with rights holders
  • Experience of maximising sponsorship activity to drive sales and brand awareness
  • Experience in managing sponsorship events to exceptionally high standard
  • Exposure to working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

Apply online here.

PR and Communication Manager, North & Irish Sea – Stena Line

Are you the strategic communicator pro we are looking for?!

Would you like to be a part of transforming Europe’s leading ferry shipping company?
Stena Line is in an exciting period of change, when it comes to digitalisation and truly being an innovative forward-thinking company. We are transforming the way we work to meet both the business’ needs as well as our customer’s expectations. We want to become an even more customer focused, digital and sustainable company that is attractive both for customers, employees and partners. Stena Line’s Sustainability, Brand & Communications department has a crucial part in this journey with many exciting projects! And we would like you to be part of it.

What will you do?
As PR and Communications Manager you lead Stena Lines media and public relations in the three business regions North Sea, Irish Sea South and Irish Sea North. One of your main tasks will be to ensure effective external and internal communication efforts supported by the Stena Line communications strategy.

Together with the rest of Group Communication it is your mission to make sure that the Stena Line brand is protected and strengthened. You will also be a key player when it comes to contributing to Stena Line´s transformation to the world’s first cognitive ferry company and a leader in sustainable shipping.

Some of your key responsibilities:

  • Act as Group Communication’s regional Media spokesperson for UK, Ireland & Netherlands.
  • Report on media activity and industry trends and support Group and Regional Management in media relations.
  • Develop a regional media relations strategy based on the group communication strategy. Proactively plan, produce and follow up media activities/content to create external publicity in line with strategy/brand.
  • Develop and maintain network of relevant key stakeholders such as press, ports etc.
  • Proactively identifying relevant media stories in the region that can have an impact on Stena Line.
  • Together with Group Communications continue to develop crisis communication routines and emergency/media training for key stakeholders.
  • Support regions in public affairs related projects and lobbying efforts.
  • Plan and produce content for internal communication to/from the region.
  • Act as language check/control for Stena Line English group content.

PS. You also get to do some travelling. How about that?!

Who are you?
At Stena Line your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. We are looking for someone with a truly positive mind-set and a can-do attitude. Do you have experience from PR and media work at an agency? Perfect! Good at developing relations and picking up the phone? Even better! With your strong communication skills and curiosity, you can present complex matters in a simple and understandable way to convince your audience.

The must-have’s:

  • Academic degree or equivalent communication/journalistic experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience from PR & Media work at agency, in-house or equivalent
  • Native English speaker

If you also possess knowledge in Dutch, that´s a win!

Interested?
This is a fulltime, permanent position based in Dublin. To apply, please register your profile and send in your application in English as soon as possible but no later than April 7th, 2019 .

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Erik Lewenhaupt, Head of Sustainability, Brand & Communication at erik.lewenhaupt@stenaline.com or about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Jonna Öijwall, Talent Acquisition Partner, jonna.oijwall@stenaline.com. Please note that we do not accept applications via e-mail or postal service.

Apply online here.

Stakeholder Engagement & Offline Marketing Officer – Dublin City Council

Dublin City Council are seeking a Stakeholder Engagement & Offline Marketing Officer to further enhance Dublin’s place brand both internationally and domestically.

Company Dublin City Council
Location Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8
Apply by 11 April 2019
Position / Title Stakeholder Engagement & Offline Marketing Officer
Department Culture, Recreation & Economic Services / Dublin.ie
Reporting to Team Lead, Dublin.ie
Contract Type Temporary Fixed Term Contract for 2 Years
How To Apply Go to http://bit.ly/DCCVacancies for full job details and how to apply.  Applications must be in by 5pm on 11th April 2019

JOB ROLE:

Dublin City Council is responsible for the operation of Dublin’s place brand. The place brand’s objective is to further economic development for the region. Dublin.ie is the primary communications channel and promotes Dublin as a place to live, work, do business, study and invest. The target audience for the brand is mostly international but we provide content relevant to those living here too, to inspire them to make the most of their Dublin experience.

The successful candidate, for the position of Stakeholder Engagement & Offline Marketing Officer, will play a lead role in the areas of engaging with existing and potential stakeholders, marketing and raising the profile and usage of the brand in an offline space both nationally and internationally.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Please download Information Booklet at above link for full details.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • hold a recognised degree (Level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent professional qualification in Communications, Marketing or related field

or

hold a recognised Post Graduate degree (Level 9) in one of the aforementioned fields;

  • have a minimum of two years experience in one or more of the above fields, with a proven track-record in delivering results;

Skills:

  • possess a good standard of training and experience in WordPress, Google Drive, and email marketing;

Social Media & Online Marketing Officer – Dublin City Council

Dublin City Council are seeking a Social Media & Online Marketing Officer to further enhance Dublin’s place brand both internationally and domestically.

Company Dublin City Council
Location Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8
Apply by 11 April 2019
Position / Title Social Media & Online Marketing Officer
Department Culture, Recreation & Economic Services / Dublin.ie
Reporting to Team Lead, Dublin.ie
Contract Type Temporary Fixed Term Contract for 2 Years
How To Apply Go to http://bit.ly/DCCVacancies for full job details and how to apply.  Applications must be in by 5pm on 11th April 2019

JOB ROLE:

Dublin City Council is responsible for the operation of Dublin’s place brand. The place brand’s objective is to further economic development for the region. Dublin.ie is the primary communications channel and promotes Dublin as a place to live, work, do business, study and invest. The target audience for the brand is mostly international but we provide content relevant to those living here too, to inspire them to make the most of their Dublin experience.

We are hiring a Social Media & Online Marketing Officer to assist in rolling out a more sophisticated storytelling effort for our target audiences. The successful candidate will play a lead role in the areas of social media, online marketing, communications, analytics, reporting, presenting and research. They will be expected to deliver on targets and Key Performance Indicators established for the project.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Please download Information Booklet at above link for full details.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • hold a recognised degree (level 8 Level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent professional qualification in Multimedia, Communications, Marketing, Computer Science or related field

Or

hold a recognised Post Graduate degree (Level 9) in any of the aforementioned fields;

  • have a minimum of two years’ experience in one or more of the above listed fields, with a proven track-record in delivering results.

 

Skills:

  • possess a good standard of training and experience in WordPress, Google Drive, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Adobe Suite, HTML, email marketing and video;
  • proficiency in using pay-per-click advertising tools and managing sponsored ad campaigns.

Executive, Corporate Communications, Press & Public Relations – Enterprise Ireland

This post is being offered on the basis of a 2-year assignment.

Role Purpose:

The Executive, Corporate Communications, Press and Public Relations function is a key role within the integrated Corporate Marketing and Communications team. The person appointed to the role will work with the Head of Corporate Marketing and Communications, the Press and Public Relations Manager and the wider Communications, PR & Media management and marketing team to develop and support Enterprise Ireland’s national, regional and international communications, public relations and media strategy and operational plans, activities and initiatives in line with the Enterprise Ireland Corporate Strategy 2017-2020.

Salary:  €42,306

Applicants must be available to work in the location, and must have the legal right to live and work in the location.

Apply on LinkedIn here.

PR & Communications Manager – Oaklee Housing

(Part time, 2 days per week)

If you have four years or more experience in PR & communications, and want to develop your career by working in an ambitious social enterprise, then read on…

We need a high-performing PR & Communications Manager to deliver our communications strategy. Reporting directly to the CEO, this role will require an energetic, proactive person who can drive a number of activities & programmes simultaneously, while also managing key external relationships on behalf of Oaklee Housing.

At Oaklee Housing our mission and vision is to build a strong business with a social purpose and be a leading provider of quality customer focused housing and support services across Ireland. We are a not-for-profit company, with charitable status and are an approved housing body registered with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, and are governed by a voluntary Board.

As a major entity in the Irish housing sector, Oaklee Housing has an ambitious business strategy for the future and that is why it now wishes to raise its profile via PR and marketing communications.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce PR campaigns to agreed themes
  • To research, write and disseminate professional and persuasive news releases, that are relevant to the target audience, using the most appropriate media, developing a strong and consistent copywriting style that fully embeds the Oaklee Housing brand and values
  • To work with Oaklee Housing staff in the preparation of press releases, encourage media attendance at events and negotiate editorial features
  • To maintain and update networks with external media agencies, including overseeing external visitors’ to Oaklee Housing property
  • To monitor media coverage
  • To manage the Oaklee Housing social media presence
  • To maintain and update the Oaklee Housing website
  • To plan and deliver engagement programme for key stakeholder across the industry and public sector
  • To deliver a range of communications materials for various stakeholder audiences
  • To maintain links with all relevant stakeholders and advise on corporate marketing guidance
  • Seek and develop a collection of case studies
  • Coordinate and run events
  • Contribute to the formulation and review of Oaklee Housing’s communications policies

SKILLS

  • Excellent writing skills, ideally with journalistic/content experience
  • MS Office including Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong social media skills – content planning, content development, publishing & reporting
  • Good working knowledge of website CMS
  • Confident in use of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign)
  • Good attention to detail and accurate proof reading skills
  • Good organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise several tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal at all levels
  • Experience of building effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 4 years in PR and marketing communications, ideally with some experience of public affairs.

NEXT STEPS

Please send your CV to OHReception@oakleehousing.ie

Communications Associate –  The Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank of Ireland serves the public interest by safeguarding monetary and financial stability and by working to ensure that the financial system operates in the best interests of consumers and the wider economy.

We currently have a vacancy for a Communications Associate – Media/Public Relations on contract of indefinite duration in the Communications Division. This role is aligned with the Bank Executive grade and the BE salary scale applies. Please clickherefor further information on our salary scales.

The Purpose of this role is to be responsible for coordinating responses to queries from media and parliament, in close consultation with Divisions/Directorates of the Bank, in order to fulfil the Central Bank’s obligations as a public institution. The role holder is expected to support activities across the relevant team in response to business needs

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and issue replies to queries received from the media/ parliamentary representatives/ the public so they are addressed in a timely, appropriate and effective manner.
  • Monitor, track, analyse and report on trends in relation to queries received and escalate as necessary to ensure relevant internal stakeholders have access to accurate, timely information on current issues.
  • Advise the Team Manager on matters that have been raised by the media/ Oireachtas members in order to inform the on-going strategy.
  • Coordinate and allocate queries received from media/ parliamentary questions/ the public by email and phone to relevant members within the team.
  • Keep abreast of issues/activities relating to the Central Bank’s work and mandate.
  • Engage in on-going training in order to retain a high-level of knowledge of relevant Bank activities.
  • Support the relevant team’s activities in line with business needs.
  • As relevant: Engage with the public in the Bank’s Visitor Centre, including the delivery of presentations, answering questions and giving tours.

Requirements:

  • Third Level Degree
  • High level of general knowledge of Central Bank operations and financial sector regulation
  • 3 years in a similar role in a public institution or financial institution
  • Training and presentation qualifications or experience
  • Experience / training in dealing with difficult customers
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Suite) and attention to detail
  • Research Skills
  • A strong level of organisational and interpersonal sensitivity
  • A strong ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Relationship Management skills

Application Details:

Closing date: 27th March 2019

Expected interview date: w/c 8th April
To apply, please complete the application form attached (via the link below). This allows you to tell us why you are the best fit for us.

Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an automatic email from us acknowledging receipt. If you do not receive this auto-acknowledgement, please contact Kate Lyons on 01 2246868 or email

Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras í nGaeilge.
The Central Bank of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

We encourage applications from diverse candidates. If we can make any accommodations to enable us to see the best version of you during interview, and/or in how you carry out your role in the Central Bank, please let us know. All information disclosed will be kept confidential.

Apply online here.

Communications Executive – The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA)

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) provides asset and liability management services to the Irish Government. It has evolved from a single function agency managing the National Debt to a manager of a complex portfolio of public assets and liabilities.

Businesses managed by the NTMA include borrowing for the Exchequer and the management of the National Debt, the State Claims Agency (SCA), the New Economy and Recovery Authority (NewERA), the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) and the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA). The NTMA also assigns staff to the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) and Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI).

Role Summary

The NTMA Public Affairs and Communications function is responsible for managing external communications and stakeholder engagement activities across the NTMA’s five business units and corporate functions in addition to SBCI and HBFI.

An opportunity is now available, for a Communications Executive, on a fixed term basis for a maternity cover.  The successful candidate will report to the Corporate Communications Manager and will become a vital member of a small, vibrant Public Affairs and Communications team.

Principal Accountabilities

Principal responsibilities will include:

  • Taking ownership of and delivering publications and other NTMA communications and marketing materials
  • Managing website and social media channels
  • Preparing press releases and assisting the wider team in responding to media and other external queries in timely and accurate manner
  • Planning and managing NTMA events
  • Managing relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including external service providers
  • Undertaking other responsibilities as they arise.

Knowledge/Experience

  • Relevant third level Degree or Masters in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations/Media or related discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience in communications, marketing, or public relations in a comparable corporate environment
  • Be skilled in using Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent written English with the ability to accurately and clearly communicate financial  information and data
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience of managing corporate websites, with knowledge of website content management platforms, and social media in a business context
  • Highly organised individual who can prioritise and manage tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work under own initiative to strict deadlines
  • Flexible, creative and enthusiastic
  • Strong project management and event planning skills.

Apply online here.

Brand & Consumer Account Manager / Senior Account Manager – Teneo

Are you a talented Account Manager / Senior Account Manager looking for an exciting new challenge or perhaps, you are a Senior Account Executive looking to take the next step in your career?

Due to winning some exciting new blue chip clients, we are looking for a focused thinker with a killer creative spark and excellent client management skills! We’ll expect you to work collaboratively within our team and make a difference from day one. In return, we offer a great benefits package, long term career prospects, and a brilliant working environment.

Company Teneo
Location Cranford House, Montrose, Dublin 4
Position / Title Brand & Consumer Senior Account Manager / Account Manager
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Please send cover letter and CV to DUB-careers@teneoglobal.com

Reference: Brand & Consumer Senior Account Manager / Account Manager

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop a solid understanding of the client’s products, market, and industry
  • Demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm for their business and leverage your understanding to unlock new business opportunities for Teneo
  • Unleash your creative brilliance through the development of stellar, innovative brand campaigns
  • Develop strategic brand communications plans
  • Ensure the quality output and delivery of client projects on time and on budget
  • Day to day client and internal communication and management as you progress the project according to the project plan to include cross-functional collaboration within the Teneo Group
  • Protect and grow revenue through effective financial administration, including estimate generation, billing, and third-party financial administration
  • Monitor and measure campaign performance on an ongoing basis post-go live in the context of campaign KPIs and report both internally and externally
  • Oversee, encourage, and mentor junior team members to function cohesively as part of the team
  • Be actively involved in new business efforts as and when required

Key Criteria:

  • Excellent media and influencer contacts
  • Experience managing campaigns from start to finish
  • Demonstrable experience in developing creative brand ideas
  • A passion for PR, media and communications
  • Excellent writing, media relations, organisational, and interpersonal skills
  • A relevant third level qualification in the public relations / communications area
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines across several different accounts
  • An absolute passion for social media
  • Proficient in all MS Suite

Desirable attributes:

  • A self-starter, ability to think on your feet and make tough decisions with a desire to embrace responsibility and take ownership
  • Excellent client-facing and presentation skills delivered with integrity
  • A process-oriented individual, with an appreciation and understanding of project management
  • Exceptional attention to detail is a must, coupled with personal pride in every output you deliver
  • Ownership of managing projects against budget, therefore delivering profitable work
  • Strong work ethic with a team player attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

What we offer:

Teneo is a highly talented, highly engaged workforce. Our most recent employee survey (94% response) described our culture as Fun, Friendly and Hardworking. 100% said they liked working with all of their colleagues. As one of the largest Public Relations businesses in Ireland we can offer some great benefits;

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Early home Fridays
  • Health care contribution
  • 25 days annual leave
  • PRSA facility
  • Weekly Ways of Working workshops
  • Annual health checks
  • Flu injections/ on site eye testing
  • Budding and Mentoring system
  • Summer & Xmas company parties.
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Travel saver
  • Fresh fruit delivered every day
  • Subsided Massages
  • Canteen facilities
  • Sports club Subvention
  • CSR Programme

Working closely with the Head of Marketing & Communications, the Communications Executive will develop, manage and implement integrated the organisation’s annual media plan to ensure relevant media opportunities are fully maximized for the charity.

Communications Manager – Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

We are looking for a communications professional to join our team to deliver our internal and external communications strategy. Our members work in the property & construction sectors across a multitude of disciplines and the successful candidate will be able to develop campaigns in support of communication strategy which includes internal (i.e. membership), consumer PR, marketing, social media, and Public Affairs / PR. We are looking for someone who is ready to lead across this wide brief and coordinate the efforts across the organisation.  The successful candidate does not need experience in all communication types outlined above but a desire to bring strategic focus and coordinate efforts of the Society team (including staff and volunteers) and external supports (e.g. PR agency). Development and training will be provided to help you grow and achieve your full potential in this important role.

Company Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
Location 38 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, D02 EV61
Position / Title Communications Manager
Department Policy & Communication Team
Contract Type Permanent following a 6-month probation
How To Apply Professionals that are keen to further their careers and wish to be part of a professional team focused on high quality communications are invited to submit their CV, with links to relevant work examples, in confidence to Stephen at stephen@scsi.ie. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with rolling interviews.

SCSI is an equal opportunities employer.

The Society’s continued growth and improvement of service to members depends on the recruitment of highly motivated and appropriately qualified team.  Fundamental to the team’s success is that the Society nurture professionalism and a strong team dynamic.  We strive to provide a good working environment that encourages professional development with all the support necessary while also promoting good interpersonal and social skills. A competitive salary and training support available in addition to other benefits.

If this sounds like a role that you can develop and grow in, then we invite you to get in touch – see application process at end of this document.

Position: Communications Manager

Term: Permanent following a 6-month probation

JOB ROLE:

The Communications Manager will work across the organisation to increase awareness and engagement using a range of communication channels. The role will also include leading & supporting member committees of relevancy to this brief.

  • The role will be responsible for executing all internal communication related activity, including scoping and overseeing the delivery of campaigns, change programmes, employee and member engagement strategies, key announcements, employee and member communications and related events.
  • Develop and drive proactive communications efforts and programming around SCSI mission and major initiatives to effectively engage our membership across Ireland.
  • Actively collaborate with communications & marketing colleagues to drive an integrated approach to internal communication, leveraging the expertise in the team across media, marketing and project communications disciplines.
  • Work in partnership with the business to co-develop our marketing strategy, plans and activities to drive growth.
  • Lead the development of SCSI social media strategy to support engagement with members, stakeholders and potential employees.
  • Empower company spokespeople with coaching, advice, and build organisational capability in relation to planning, messaging, execution and story-telling.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proven professional experience, internal communications experience required.
  • Proven track record of collaborating and establishing good working relationships across multiple functions and business areas.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, and also be able to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Highly collaborative in approach, with lots of energy and enthusiasm for the business and culture we are creating.
  • Keen attention to detail and exceptional planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to distil complex, technical information into simple and easy to understand language.
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment and able to adjust to new work structures, processes, and projects as necessary.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a high-performance professional environment.
  • Experience and a strong interest in media relations.
  • Experience of building strong relationships and influencing senior stakeholders and peers.
  • Experience in creating internal and external communications content in a range of formats.

About us:

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, in partnership with RICS, is committed to developing standards which are delivered by our professional members in the property, land and construction sectors. 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.

Application Process:

Professionals that are keen to further their careers and wish to be part of a professional team focused on high quality communications are invited to submit their CV, with links to relevant work examples, in confidence to Stephen at stephen@scsi.ie. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with rolling interviews.

SCSI is an equal opportunities employer.

PR Executive – All Good Tales

All Good Tales is a public relations agency with a difference. We work with clients to find their magic slice, and create dynamic story driven experiences that resonate with their audiences.

Our storytelling work focuses on public relations, marketing, digital, social, audio and video. We build brand newsrooms, audio and video experiences and training courses powered with the essence of great stories.

We’re looking for a PR Executive to join our diverse team. If you’re driven, motivated and creative this is the position for you.

Are you looking for a new challenge full of variety and a wide range of responsibilities? This is a great opportunity for someone to gain experience in a fast-moving and exciting environment.

Company All Good Tales
Location Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W
Apply by 19 April 2019
Position / Title PR Executive
Department PR & Marketing
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply Please send a cover letter and CV to Barbara Ross Barbara@allgoodtales.com

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Public relations for All Good Tales clients.
  • Media relations.
  • Targeted public relations campaigns for our key clients.
  • Customer engagement and on-boarding.
  • Content creation for in-house blogs.
  • Attendance at networking and corporate events.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • A PR, journalism or media qualification.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a busy and dynamic PR environment.
  • An understanding of the Irish media landscape and practical experience in these areas.
  • Experience of media and public relations in a dynamic environment is desirable.
  • Good writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Commercial acumen and experience in liaising/working with commercial organisations.
  • Experience working in a busy team environment.
  • Excellent knowledge and regular use of social media including Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Ability to think independently, strategically and creatively.
  • Excellent attitude and highly motivated with an ability to work both independently and within strict deadlines.

If we are right for each other, you’ll enjoy:

  • A competitive salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Personal development and training opportunities
  • A highly supportive team environment.

Media & Communications Officer – Trinity Sport

Trinity Sport is looking to recruit a Media and Communications Officer.

Trinity Sport is responsible for development of sport at the University through the provision of top class sport facilities, support services and programmes that encourage active participation in sport and recreation by students, staff, graduates and University communities.

Company Trinity Sport
Location Primarily on campus based in the Sports Centre and campus facilities of Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland. Will be required from time to time in at other sports facilities
Apply by 26 March 2019
Position / Title Media and Communications Officer for Trinity Sport
Department Trinity Sport, Corporate Services Division (CSD), Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Reporting to Head of Sport & Recreation
Contract Type Fixed term 2-year contract, FT 10 months (Sept to June)
How To Apply In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter (1x A4 page) that specifically address the following points in their application.

  1. Candidates must have at least five years’ experience in a communications, marketing or journalist role. Applicants should clearly address this experience and how they obtained their knowledge in their application.
  2. An understanding of the operations of multi-functioning University setting. The applicant should give examples of their involvement in sports communications and media and what the applicant learned from the process.
  3. Illustrate, through past example, their ability to work on their own initiative and resolve problems.

Please Note:

  • Applicants who do not address the application requirements above in their cover letter will not be considered at the short list stage.
  • Applicants should note that the interview process for this appointment may include the delivery of a presentation and may include a test of practical skills.

For a full specification on the post, please visit our website:
URL Link to Area:
 www.tcd.ie/sport 
URL Link to Human Resources: https://www.tcd.ie/hr/

Post Specification (Comp: 033710)

Role Overview

The Media and Communications Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the strategic objectives linked specifically to profile, performance and participation are realised by ensuring that a regular, consistent, and positive message is portrayed to the targeted audiences of Trinity College and Trinity Sport.  This is also an important engagement position that will underpin the relationship with current and potential students of the University, stakeholders and sponsors involved in sport, along with managing press and media relationships internally and externally.

In addition to this, the role will contribute significantly to the delivery of the performance sport area which is currently expanding.  For athletes and high performance teams currently within the structure, the Media and Communications Officer will play a role in keeping in touch with individuals ensuring that they are appropriately trained, and also that press and other exposure opportunities are maximised.

Externally, the ability to project the level of support available to high performance athletes and associated packages is of vital importance to ensure that opportunities to attract high calibre sporting students to the University is achieved.  These athletes will contribute not only on a sporting basis, but to the headline achievements via world, commonwealth, and Olympic Games representation.  The Media and Communications Officer is a vital part of ensuring this exposure takes both in terms of future recruitment, and for current impact for the University and its wider objectives.

The Officer will also manage and coordinate with important stakeholders. This will include the Ambassador programme which exists of key sporting personalities who will represent Trinity Sport on various platforms and require the Officer to be engaged in high profile events and activities associated with the Ambassadors. The Officer will also manage sponsor relationships, most notably the Bank of Ireland, as this partnership has developed, there is a greater need to evidence investment and deliverables from a media perspective this will mean regular monitoring and managing of Trinity Sport BOI activities to ensure messaging and branding campaigns are measured appropriately.

Key Responsibilities Will Include

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

  1. Manage the day-to-day internal and external communications of Trinity Sport, delivering the agreed goals set out in the sport communications plan or as required by the University.
  2. Ensure that a strong on-brand message is monitored and delivered for Trinity Sport and the University at all times, including impactful and fit-for-purpose publications, web site, social media and merchandise.
  3. Co-ordinate media and public affairs activities to promote Trinity Sport, and the key strategic outcomes as set out in the agreed work plan and that are aligned to the University strategy.
  4. Manage the monitoring of media and current affairs developments, across a wide range of media and ensure that relevant colleagues and other University communications teams are up to date.
  5. Prepare regular content and articles on relevant Trinity Sport areas for internal and external communications.
  6. Manage the publication and promotion of Trinity Sport materials, including design and printing.
  7. Ensure that the Trinity Sport communication outputs are of a high standard, respond to the needs of the target audience, and are delivered within agreed budget and timelines.
  8. Build on existing and develop new relationships with media, key decision makers, member organisations and others.
  9. Provide line-management, supervision, support and advice to staff within the communications team
  10. Provide advice to management, team members on communications matters and organise and co-chair regular communications and marketing update meetings within the team.
  11. Monitor and manage all Trinity Sport Bank of Ireland (BOI) sponsor activities, messaging and branding campaigns.  This will involve being the central point for collating and recording any activity that Trinity Sport deliver or engage with as part of the BOI relationship.
  12. Manage and coordinate the Trinity Sport Ambassador programme, specifically ensuring the agreements and content, event appearances and other parts of ambassador support are fulfilled.
  13. To liaise with other university student services and departments to offer advice and assistance on communications matters when appropriate
  14. Undertake other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time.

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • Degree in relevant discipline essential
  • Master’s Degree or higher in communications/journalism desirable

Experience and Knowledge (Essential & Desirable)

  • Five years’ experience in a communications, marketing or journalist role essential
  • Experience of representing an organisation to the public or/and media essential
  • A keen and active interest in sport and physical activity and an understanding of multiple sports essential
  • Experience in project management with a proven track record of delivering on objectives desirable
  • Experience of developing and implementing media, advocacy or marketing campaigns desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of University environments, in particular third level Sport, desirable

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and within a dynamic enthusiastic team
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • A visionary and inspiring story teller/content creator
  • Ability to manage a complex workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent management, advisory and leadership skills
  • Standard office ICT skills, including social media.

Further Information

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to:

Michelle Tanner
Email: michelle.tanner@tcd.ie
Tel: (01) 896 2243

The successful applicant will be expected to take up post on as soon as possible, or as soon thereafter as possible. Please note that police vetting will be sought in respect of individuals who come under consideration for a post.

Senior Account Executive / Account Manager – Keating & Associates

A position of Senior Account Executive / Account Manager (depending on experience) is available at Keating & Associates, one of Ireland’s leading independent corporate communications consultancies, in Dublin City Centre.

Company Keating & Associates
Location 19 Fitzwilliam Place Dublin 2
Apply by 5 April 2019
Position / Title Senior Account Executive / Account Manager
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Please send cover letter and CV to Justin Bowers: justin@keating.ie by April 5th

Keating & Associates counts a number of large multinationals and indigenous companies as clients across sectors including Energy, Tech, Pharma, Agri-business and Financial. The firm specialises in Corporate PR, Public Affairs, Crisis and Issues Management, Stakeholder and Community Consultation and working with Inward Investment companies.

Recruitment for the role is a result of a strong pipeline of client activity but also to align with the agency’s growth objectives in the coming years. The positions come with strong opportunities for professional development, career progression and a competitive remuneration package.

Key requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in agency public relations
  • Strong understanding of the Irish media and political landscapes and practical experience in these areas
  • Commercial acumen and experience in liaising / working with commercial organisations – ideally in areas such as financial services, technology, agri-food, utilities or energy
  • Team player mentality and experience working in a team
  • Strong communication skills and excellent writing ability
  • Ability to think independently, strategically and creatively
  • Excellent attitude and highly-motivated with ability to work both independently and within strict deadlines

Key responsibilities are not limited to but include:

  • Provide  account support/lead on a number of accounts and projects, reporting in to a management structure
  • Develop a strong understanding of clients’ core sectors in order to provide strategic counsel on PR and public affairs strategies, messaging and tactics and execution
  • Contribute to and cultivate new business development opportunities

Please send cover letter and CV to Justin Bowers: justin@keating.ie by April 5th

Account Manager – Heneghan PR

Heneghan PR is looking for an Account Manager to join its experienced team of communications professionals to start immediately, on a fixed contract basis.

Company Heneghan PR
Location Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Apply by 2 April 2019
Position / Title Account Manager
Reporting to Agency’s Directors
Direct Reports Agency’s Directors
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply Please forward a cover letter and CV to Elaine Ahearne elaine@hpr.ie

Heneghan PR is looking for an Account Manager to join its experienced team of communications professionals to start immediately, on a fixed contract basis. The individual will work to the agency’s Directors and lead on a number of clients with a corporate focus.

Heneghan PR represents some of Ireland’s leading names in Irish and International business.

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant corporate experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • Strong communications strategist
  • Experience in leading strong, results-driven, client initiatives
  • Degree in Communications / PR or related suitable qualification
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience of multi-tasking and operating in a busy environment
  • Strong team player with leadership ability
  • Digital experience

Qualifications: Degree in Communications / PR or related suitable qualification

Analyst – Public Relations – Powerscourt

Powerscourt is an award-winning independent strategic communications consultancy. From our offices in Dublin and London, we provide trusted advice to the world’s top companies on critical business issues.

Powerscourt has a very collaborative and sociable culture with a diverse team including a mix of seasoned journalists, bankers, lawyers and communications experts who provide clients with the experience, insight and creativity.

We have earned a reputation for delivering an outstanding service to both public and private businesses. Some of the biggest companies in the world – from Airbus to Goldman Sachs – and leading Irish businesses and organisations such as CRH, FBD, eir and Greencore rely on our advice to safeguard their reputations.

We advise companies across a broad range of sectors, including technology, energy, financial services, communications, transport, real-estate and consumer industries.

Company Powerscourt
Location 25 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
Position / Title Analyst – Public Relations
Contract Type Full-time
How To Apply This is an ideal opportunity for ambitious candidate interested in a fast-paced and stimulating career in corporate public relations.  To be considered for this role, please send your CV to:

leigh.caldwell@powerscourt-group.com

The Role

Our Dublin office is expanding rapidly and going from strength to strength in terms of client portfolio and revenue generation.  As a result, we are currently looking for a dynamic public relations professional to join our team in Dublin.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic communications advice to a wide portfolio of clients across different sectors, assisting the senior team on a day-to-day basis;
  • Develop strong client relationships, increasingly becoming a trusted source of advice;
  • Implement creative ideas to help clients achieve their communications objectives;
  • Be proactive in helping the senior team develop new business proposals;
  • Proactively network with contacts and potential clients;
  • Share industry and media insights and best practice across the teams in Dublin and London.

The Person

Key attributes and experience required for this role:

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a comparative role at a specialist PR agency or an in-house corporate communications role;
  • Strong academics with a minimum 2:1 classification from a reputable leading university
  • Active interest in current affairs, business and the media
  • Strong research, analytical and editing skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to prioritise and work effectively in a fast paced and demanding environment;
  • Pragmatic and ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Confident, articulate and flexible approach with proven ability to work under pressure; and
  • Strong communication skills with the capability of communicating complex issues into simple uncomplicated terms.

The Package

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Benefits: Generous benefits and holiday entitlement
  • Contract Type: Full Time

This is an ideal opportunity for ambitious candidate interested in a fast-paced and stimulating career in corporate public relations.  To be considered for this role, please send your CV to:

leigh.caldwell@powerscourt-group.com

Associate Director, Corporate & Public Affairs – Wilson Hartnell 

Company Wilson Hartnell
Location 5-6 Ely Place, Dublin 2
Apply by 22 March 2019
Position / Title Associate Director
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Those interested in applying for the above roles should send their application/CV to Alison MacDonald, at Alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by close of business on Friday, 22 March, 2019.

The company is seeking a Corporate Communications leader who is a highly capable professional with an excellent track record in delivering business strategy and corporate communications programmes, designed to enhance corporate reputation.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of ten years’ experience in Corporate PR, whether in an agency, an in-house position, or a combination of both.

With a deep understanding of Ireland’s corporate business sector, an Associate Director at Wilson Hartnell has the ability to oversee and develop a wide range of initiatives, projects and/or clients with a high degree of success and independence.

He/She has a high degree of professional knowledge, possesses an abundance of leadership skills and demonstrates clear strategic acumen as a senior adviser.

Commercially astute with a track record of business development, the successful candidate will be highly experienced in managing issues and crises.

She/He has extremely strong client relationships, is considered a company leader and is a mentor and role model for his/her direct reports.

Those interested in applying for the above roles should send their application/CV to Alison MacDonald, at Alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by close of business on Friday, 22 March, 2019.

Company Wilson Hartnell
Location 5-6 Ely Place, Dublin 2
Apply by 22 March 2019
Position / Title Account Director, Corporate
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Those interested in applying for the above roles should send their application/CV to Alison MacDonald, at Alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by close of business on Friday, 22 March, 2019.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of seven years’ experience in Corporate PR and have a deep understanding of Ireland’s corporate business sector.

She/He should also have excellent account management and interpersonal skills and demonstrate strong business development acumen.

He/She demonstrates clear strategic ability and is experienced in developing and delivering Corporate PR programmes that achieve clients’ business objectives.

The successful candidate will possess excellent media relations skills, outstanding project management skills, with the ability to manage projects with a high degree of independence.

With a keen interest in, and knowledge of the business sector, the successful candidate has the ability to both lead, and collaborate effectively with colleagues to deliver outstanding client service.

Both positions offer excellent opportunities to join a dynamic team providing Corporate & Public Affairs consultancy for a portfolio of high profile Irish and international companies in Ireland’s leading PR agency.

Those interested in applying for the above roles should send their application/CV to Alison MacDonald, at Alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by close of business on Friday, 22 March, 2019.

Communications Advisor – Wells Fargo 

In the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, Wells Fargo has approximately 1,400 team members located in 18 offices. Dedicated to exclusively supporting mid and larger-sized companies, Wells Fargo serves corporate, commercial and financial institution customers through 16 lines of businesses, which include financial institutions group, corporate banking, securities, commercial real estate, capital finance and asset management. Within the region, we support existing US customers, who conduct business internationally, along with foreign multinationals, who conduct business in the US. We have worked with many of our clients for decades, and with a mandate of building upon and creating long term relationships with them, we are well positioned to enhance our franchise across the region.

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Corporate Communications is responsible for employee (team member) communications strategy and implementation, media relations, public relations, and executive counsel and messaging.To build team member engagement, help team members support customers and meet business objectives, and support in-region executive messaging, the Corporate Communications team is seeking an experienced candidate who can lead internal communications for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region (EMEA).Based in Dublin or London, this position will support communications to all of Wells Fargo’s team members in the region (all lines of business and support functions), and will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide active consultation and advice to EMEA leadership; collaborate with and EMEA and U.S.-based communications colleagues to execute strategic internal communications in support of Wells Fargo operations in EMEA, including support for key business lines and entities operating in the region.
  • Evolve current communication channels and processes to enhance the framework for communications, channels, and distribution specific to the EMEA region.
  • Collaborate with other communicators outside the U.S. to evolve our communications channels and content; work with U.S.-based communicators to continually improve the relevancy of enterprise content for team members outside the U.S.
  • Manage internal communications initiatives and change management projects, including communications strategy, development of communications plans, and creation and distribution of deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Wells Fargo leaders in EMEA, U.S.-based communications colleagues, and marketing partners.
  • Work closely with internal customers and support partners (HR, Legal, Risk, Finance, etc.) to develop messaging, provide guidance, and suggest the correct channels for their communications.
  • Ensure messages are relevant, consistent, and appropriate for EMEA team members.
  • Write, publish, and distribute EMEA local news and bi-weekly highlight email, which is sent to Wells Fargo team members in the region.
  • Help maintain content for the EMEA team member portal, where in-region team members can find company news, HR resources, and information to do their jobs and support customers.
  • Create and maintain new channels as needed to support other aspects of the EMEA business.
  • Raise awareness for the region and tell the EMEA story throughout Wells Fargo by sharing success stories, new capabilities, community involvement activities, etc.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and strategic consideration for all stakeholders.
  • Participate in the development of crisis communications and talking points.
  • Maintain and adhere to Wells Fargo editorial and brand guidelines throughout all communications to ensure a consistent voice through all messaging.
  • Work with senior leaders to support executive communications needs.

Market Skills and Certifications

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in public relations, internal communications, media relations or corporate communications.
  • Experience developing and leading executive communications strategies and projects.
  • Significant collaborative communications experience working across business lines.
  • A track record of providing high quality communications consulting and advisory support.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Exceptional writing skills – news and features writing, speeches, talking points, presentations.

Preferred qualifications & skills:

  • Proven communications experience in employee communications including change management
  • Experience working within the financial services industry
  • A university degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.

Apply online here.

Account Manager – Corporate Reputation, Public Affairs & Client Service – Teneo

Are you a talented Account Manager looking for an exciting new challenge or perhaps you are a Senior Account Executive looking to take the next step in your career?

We’re looking for a focused thinker with a real passion for Corporate Reputation in areas of Health, Technology and Financial Services.  You will work collaboratively within our teams and make a difference from day one. In return, we offer a great benefits package, long term career prospects, and a brilliant working environment.

Company Teneo
Location Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Position / Title Account Manager – Corporate Reputation, Public Affairs & Client Service
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply Cover letter and CV to Dan.ONeill@teneo.com

Reference: Account Manager – Corporate Reputation, Public Affairs & Client Service

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop a solid understanding of the client’s products, market, and industry
  • Demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm for their business and leverage your understanding to unlock new opportunities for clients
  • Develop strategic and business focused communications plans
  • Ensure the quality output and delivery of client projects on time and on budget
  • Day to day client and internal communication and management as you progress work according to the project plan to include cross-functional collaboration within Teneo Ireland and Teneo internationally
  • Monitor and measure campaign performance on an ongoing basis post-go live in the context of campaign KPIs and report both internally and externally
  • Oversee, encourage, and mentor junior team members to function cohesively as part of the team
  • Be actively involved in new business efforts as and when required

Key Criteria Corporate Reputation:

  • The ability to think critically about corporate reputation matters on a national scale and identify proactive ways to advise clients in line with these
  • Have experience working with clients that operate in a highly regulated framework, understanding their sign off procedures and the industry rules they must adhere to including working with public companies
  • Have experience supporting clients with their financial calendar reporting and understanding sign off procedures they must adhere to
  • Excellent media and influencer contacts in business, health, news and politics across online, broadcast and print media
  • Demonstrable experience in bringing strategic direction through to tactical activation
  • A passion for corporate reputation including PR, PA, media and communications and the ability to think critically about reputation, business strategy, public policy matters and understand how this can affect the business environment
  • Excellent writing, media relations, organisation, and interpersonal skills
  • A relevant third level qualification in business/marketing/finance, STEM, Politics, or PR.

Desirable attributes:

  • Have an understanding and/or interest in the health and medical landscape in Ireland and experience in liaising with health media, HCPs, and patient groups
  • A self-starter, ability to think on your feet and make tough decisions with a desire to embrace responsibility and take ownership
  • Excellent client-facing and presentation skills delivered with integrity
  • A process-oriented individual, with an appreciation and understanding of project management
  • Exceptional attention to detail is a must, coupled with personal pride in every output you deliver
  • Ownership of managing projects against budget
  • Strong work ethic with a team player attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

What we offer:

At Teneo we partner with business leaders to resolve critical reputation and communications issues to achieve corporate and commercial objectives. We combine sound strategic counsel and global expertise with entrepreneurial flair and local connectivity to deliver transformational solutions. We are built to help businesses succeed in a world no longer defined by boundaries and disciplines.  Teneo is a highly talented, highly engaged workforce and our 2018 employee survey described our culture as Fun, Friendly and Hardworking. As one of the largest communication advisory firms in Ireland we offer great benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Early home Fridays
  • Health care contribution
  • 25 days annual leave
  • PRSA facility
  • Continuous training
  • Annual health checks
  • Buddying and Mentoring system
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Travel saver
  • Fresh fruit delivered every day
  • Sports club Subvention
  • Full CSR Programme

To apply, email Dan.ONeill@teneo.com  with a cover letter and CV.

Gibney Communications – Open Roles

Due to continuing expansion, we have interesting and rewarding career opportunities for ambitious executives.

Executives

We are interested in hearing from motivated young graduates, ideally with 1-2 years’ work experience, who would like to explore a dynamic and rewarding career in communications.

You will have excellent writing and presentation skills and a keen interest in media and public and political issues. A familiarity with PR, marketing, journalism or media sectors would be an advantage.

Please email a letter with your expression of interest and your LinkedIn profile to recruitment@gibneycomm.ie

Corporate PR Account Director

We are seeking a top class, dynamic Director to join our senior management team. The successful candidate will service and grow a client base with drive and a keen intellect.

You will be an ambitious professional with a proven track record in communications – at least 5 years in a corporate and/or business environment. You will be comfortable dealing with complex issues and reputation management and will creatively lead an executive team to service the requirements of demanding corporate clients. You will have excellent writing and verbal skills and be able to devise communications strategies and programmes. You will have a strong interest in media and public and current affairs.

This is a senior role in a strong, reputable independent agency, representing a real career opportunity and an attractive package for the right person.

Please submit application and CV to recruitment@gibneycomm.ie

Corporate PR Account Manager

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Account Manager to join our growing team.

You will be servicing high-profile clients with a busy programme across all channels and significant issues management exposure. As a member of a focused team you will gain important career experience to a high standard.

We are looking for someone with four to five years’ experience who is ready to make a career-defining step.

Key requirements for the role include:

  • Proven ability to deliver on communications programmes
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Ability to identify and build relationships with key influencers for our clients including media, political and other stakeholders
  • Experience of working in a corporate environment – ideally in a communications agency role
  • Proven media relations ability and digital skills

Successful candidates will be a key member of our award-winning agency which is experienced, strong and senior-led, with excellent remuneration and career progression prospects and exposure to some of the most exciting communications challenges in Irish business.

Please submit application and CV to recruitment@gibneycomm.ie

Corporate PR Senior Account Executive

Gibney Communications, one of Ireland’s leading public relations agencies has an opening for an experienced, motivated corporate Senior Account Executive for some of its most high profile client accounts.

The right candidate will have two to three years’ experience in an agency or similar environment. You must have excellent writing skills, strong media contacts and a flair for digital communication, along with client service abilities.

You will have a passion and proven track record in corporate or marketing communications in a PR agency or similar environment. This is a corporate position but interest in current consumer trends will also be an advantage.

Successful candidates will join a growing team which is experienced, strong and senior-led, working with demanding blue-chip clients. You will enjoy excellent career progression prospects, gaining exceptional experience and exposure to some of the most exciting communications challenges in Irish business.

Please submit application and CV to recruitment@gibneycomm.ie

Digital PR Account Manager/Planner

We have an opening for a Digital PR Account Manager / Planner to work with our PR teams on developing digital strategies and content for our clients across all areas.

You will be a proven digital and social communicator with an excellent track record of success, keen for a new challenge and opportunity.

A background in a digital agency or similar would be a distinct advantage, with a detailed knowledge of the Irish PR and media landscape including influencers, partners and bloggers.

Key requirements include:

  • Ability to devise campaigns and work with clients to deliver
  • Digital native and experience delivering consumer and industry insights and applying them to campaign creation
  • Demonstrable interest in the corporate sector
  • Thorough knowledge of and presence in social media; Video and storytelling skills

The successful candidate will join an experienced, strong and senior-led team, working with demanding clients who are driven to excel in their business and their communications. This position offers strong career progression and attractive terms.

Please submit application and CV to recruitment@gibneycomm.ie

Senior Account Executive – Corporate & Technology – Comit

Comit is an expanding PR and content marketing agency. We currently have an exciting opening for a Senior Account Executive to join our growing team.

We’re looking for somebody with a passion for communications, who is quick thinking, responsible, enthusiastic and will enjoy working in a dynamic agency that builds the highest quality client and media relationships. This role offers an excellent opportunity to accelerate your career in a friendly, supportive and vibrant environment.

As PR and digital content specialists in the booming tech sector, we’re constantly developing and implementing a wide array of exciting communications campaigns which deliver fantastic results for clients. These include global leaders such as PayPal, through to some of Ireland’s most innovative and fastest-growing companies. The successful candidate will gain hands-on experience across multiple clients, campaigns and media platforms.

Company Comit
Location Dublin 14
Position / Title Senior Account Executive – Corporate & Technology
Contract Type Full Time
How To Apply To apply, please send your CV to Barry bchapman@comit.ie

We’d like you to have:

  • Exceptional communications skills – written and verbal
  • Good understanding and experience of Irish media
  • Genuine interest in, and knowledge of, social media and digital trends
  • Great people skills, including managing client and media relations
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organised
  • At least two years’ relevant experience, ideally in PR or journalism
  • A relevant third level qualification

Some of the things you’ll be doing: 

  • Devising and implementing successful PR strategies and campaigns
  • Translating what clients do into compelling, thought-provoking content
  • Writing press releases, blogs, social media posts and web content
  • Pitching and coordinating interviews with national, business, tech and broadcast media
  • Working directly with our growing client base
  • Assisting the wider team with client service delivery
  • Managing social media including Twitter and LinkedIn.

If we are right for each other, you’ll enjoy:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Generous holiday benefits
  • Fantastic personal development and training
  • Team days out of the office
  • A highly supportive team environment

Learn a little more about life in Comit in this blog

Please submit a cover note explaining why you are applying for this role, together with a CV to Barry at bchapman@comit.ie

 

Communications Manager – EY

EY are seeking a communications professional, based in Dublin, who will be responsible for the development and delivery of external and internal communications strategies for EY Ireland and play an active role in its day-to-day operations.

Company EY
Location Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Apply by 12 April 2019
Position / Title Communications Manager
Department Brand, Marketing and Communications
Reporting to Senior Manager
Contract Type 12m FTC
How To Apply To apply for this role, please visit http://eyirelandcareers.ey.com

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

External Communications:

  • Create and implement PR and communications plans to support key corporate campaigns in conjunction with the line manager. This will include advising different departments to ensure a consistency of approach and messaging across all materials produced.
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders across each of the firm’s Service Lines to identify opportunities to profile EY’s service offering and experts.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Business Development to ensure integrated communications across the business. Advise and recommend appropriate communication channels and tactics.
  • Proactively identify media opportunities to support the work of EY and drive share of voice.
  • Manage firm wide press content – draft, review and edit content e.g. articles, thought leadership.
  • Serve as a point of contact for EY inbound media queries.
  • Support reputational risk management and crisis communications, in conjunction with the Head of Communications and other business leaders.
  • Work closely with the Communications team across the UK & Ireland, and Global Communications, to identify content that can be leveraged local and ensure consistency of message.
  • Support the delivery of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year PR programme as required, and drive media activity at key points during the year.
  • Build relationships with key media contacts (across the island of Ireland) and proactively target news opportunities and forward features.

Internal Communications:

  • Design and deliver internal communications plans to support the firm’s business imperatives as agreed with the Head of Communications and Service Line Leaders.
  • Build strong relationships with each of EY’s Service Lines and ensure their engagement in the planning and delivery of internal communications.
  • Support the delivery of corporate and Managing Partner internal communications campaigns.
  • Advise and recommend appropriate internal communication channels and tactics to drive engagement.
  • Work with key business enablement functions including Operations, Human Resources, Finance, Quality & Risk Management, to deliver communications.
  • Work closely with the Communications and Engagement team across the UK & Ireland to ensure consistent messaging along with the management and roll-out of key global programmes.
  • Measure ‘business as usual’ communications and campaign effectiveness, recommending ways to build awareness and understanding of business priorities.
  • Work closely with EY’s internal design team on all projects to ensure consistency with regard to the firm’s internal brand.

Take a lead in rolling out initiatives identified to improve employee engagement

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge and experience of best practice internal communications tools.
  • Experience in creating internal communications strategies that support business objectives and increase employee engagement.
  • The ability to handle confidential and proprietary information with discretion.

Experience:

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Have at least four years’ experience in a high-performance, professional environment.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience of working with corporate, financial, professional services or consulting organisations (in-house or agency).
  • Experience and a strong interest in media.
  • Experience of building strong relationships and influencing senior stakeholders and peers.
  • Experience in creating internal and external communications content in a range of formats.

Skills:

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent writing, editing, communication and presentation skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Word skills are a must, SharePoint considered a strong asset.
  • Strong analytical skills with experience organising, analysing and presenting large amounts of data in a creative manor.
  • A strong team player and lateral thinker, comfortable working collaboratively, virtually and independently.
  • Strong project management experience and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Marketing Manager – The Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

This new temporary role is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is passionate about marketing and who is keen to play a pivotal role developing and rolling out the Hospital’s Marketing Strategy.

The postholder will be responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Hospital’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, social media activity, marketing campaigns, support materials, website development activity both external and internal.

Company The Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital
Location The Coombe Hospital, Dublin
Apply by 22 March 2019
Position / Title Marketing Manager
Department Marketing
Reporting to Secretary & General Manager
Contract Type Fixed Term Contract
How To Apply To apply for this job, please visit the following link: https://www.irishjobs.ie/Jobs/Marketing-Manager-8297785.aspx
  1. Responsible for creating, developing, implementing and measuring the success of:
  • A comprehensive marketing programme that will enhance the Hospital’s image as a provider of “excellence in the care of women and babies” both internally and externally, and facilitate internal and external marketing communications,
  • Effective marketing of the Hospital’s mission, vision and values both externally and internally.
  • All Hospital marketing communications and associated public relations activities and materials including publications, media relations etc.
  1. Develop a deep understanding of the Hospital’s clients’ needs, opportunities and challenges.
  2. Lead the operational development and management of the Hospital’s new website and any microsites, which may be created. The development and ongoing maintenance of these will form a large part of the role in the first year in this new post.
  3. Monitor website traffic and adapt services and content to improve relevance and drive traffic.
  4. Prepare and manage an annual programme of events to complement the Hospital’s strategic plans. Maintain up to date calendars of Hospital activities, by liaising with relevant Hospital Departments.
  5. Identify opportunities for collaboration with third parties.
  6. Liaise with all department Managers in-house, to create marketing pieces for different market segments, e.g. GP Information and Patient Information.
  7. Work closely with the Communications Manager to plan, develop and implement all of the Hospital’s PR activities.
  8. Work closely with the Marketing & Communications Board Sub-Committee and other Committees, Board and Executive as required.
  9. Work closely with relevant Hospital staff to reach target audiences including GPs.
  10. Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all Hospital publications.
  11. Manage and regularly review all brand touchpoints and ensure consistency of branding and visibility.
  12. Create and support media interest in the Hospital and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests, as directed.
  13. Responsible for leading projects as assigned, such as social media calendar management, cause-related marketing, special events, website content management and development as required.
  14. Produce branded corporate marketing content across all media, including digital and print, video, reports, sectoral infographics etc. to promote initiatives, events and announcements.
  15. Promote digital knowledge and integrity throughout the hospital and ensure that digital guidelines are understood and adhered to.
  16. Activate brand promotion at relevant events and attend to ensure maximum visibility for the Hospital.
  17. Develop, draft and distribute media releases/advertisements that meet the marketing strategy of the Hospital and that comply with set policy guidelines.
  18. Develop relevant digital and print Hospital marketing toolkits and resources.
  19. Manage relationships with external agencies – Strategy, Graphics, Web, Digital and others as required.
  20. Research and evaluate new opportunities for the Hospital, to meet customer needs and insights.
  21. Produce regular marketing reports for the Senior Management Team.
  22. Work closely with Supplies Department and Tendering staff in the procurement of all marketing and related services for the Hospital.
  23. Monitor Hospital media exposure.
  24. Manage all metrics to ensure return on investment is met for the delivery for the Hospital from marketing activities.
  25. Introduce and initiate new marketing and promotional initiatives and events.
  26. Any other duties required from time to time as appropriate to the position.

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience:

  • Strong marketing background in healthcare or a related industry.
  • An adaptable and agile mind-set with the ability to keep pace with a changing Healthcare environment.
  • Demonstrate a track record in website development / Internet and social media strategy development.
  • Minimum five years’ experience of developing and implementing integrated marketing campaigns.
  • Experience in training and motivating team members.
  • Experience of ensuring value for money.

Project Management experience

Skills:

  • Demonstrable skills, knowledge and experience in the design, execution and analysis of marketing and communications activities.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Excellent demonstrable presentation, verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels throughout the organisation.
  • Strong team player with ability to build internal networks to accomplish goals through collaboration with resources across multiple teams and within tight deadlines.
  • A can-do attitude, ensuring an excellent quality of work.
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Strong Influencing skills and ability to manage / influence various stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to provide effective branded marketing communications e.g. via the Hospital website, social media, advertising and print communication.
  • Ability to lead and complete website development project
  • Ability to effectively liaise with and manage all external agencies e.g. Website designers, Creative teams, Medical Publications, PR Agencies, etc.
  • Ability to liaise with the Communications Manager and all other relevant stakeholders to ensure effective internal and external communication.
  • Ability to develop and implement a Marketing plan within budget.
  • Proficient use of the following technology:
  1. Word, PowerPoint. Excel and Desktop Publishing, etc.
  2. Google analytics, Talkwalker and other relevant IT platforms
  3. Social engagement and digital marketing capabilities across all channels – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest etc.

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Qualifications:

  • A Level 8 qualification in Marketing or a related discipline with 5 years’ experience in marketing.

And

  • Evidence  of continued professional learning/development

 

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