Communications, PR and event based jobs in Ireland

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Communications Executive

Location: Dublin 2
Deadline: 22 Jan 2016
Company: Arthritis Ireland

THE ORGANISATION

Arthritis affects almost one million people in Ireland, from newborn babies through to the elderly. It is the single biggest cause of disability in this country and has a hugely negative impact on people’s lives by taking away their ability to do basic, everyday things. Celebrating its 33rd anniversary in 2014, Arthritis Ireland is the only national charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for people of all ages with arthritis. With its headquarters in Dublin and volunteer branches throughout the community, 90% of its funding comes from public donations. Arthritis Ireland is compliant with the newly introduced Governance Code, committed to best practice in fundraising and adheres to the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising promoting transparency, honesty and accountability.

THE JOB

We are currently seeking a Communications Executive to work within Arthritis Ireland, specifically to work closely with the Communications Manager around a number of PR and marketing initiatives. The candidate should be committed in their work and should be confident and comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly flexible environment. Reporting to the Communications Manager, the successful candidate will be highly involved in the roll out of a comprehensive communications strategy to achieve the organisation’s goals and objectives set in the strategic plan 2014-2016. This is a newly created role within the organisation due to their increasing growth and it is a unique opportunity for a skilled communications professional to play a central role in the full scope of the business and impact greatly on people living with arthritis.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Communications Manager, assist in the implementation of the communications strategy;
  • Management of regional radio advertising and social media campaigns;
  • Promotion of our community courses;
  • Promotion of regional branch events and activities around Ireland;
  • Promotion of our services including our Children and Youth Programme, Helpline, Peer to Peer support, etc.;
  • Oversee the production and accuracy of materials such as Big News magazine, posters and advertisements;
  • Management of our monthly online newsletter;
  • Updating website and social media sites;
  • Develop strong relationships with regional media and secure meaningful coverage that creates awareness and increases local engagement with your services;

THE PERSON

Experience & Skillset:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative team approach;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with expert proof-reading and editing skills;
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to work;
  • Ability to work on their own initiative and take responsibility for the completion of tasks;
  • Knowledge of PR, advertising and digital marketing;
  • Effective problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to use digital media for communications purposes, including website, social media and email marketing;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to develop communications materials (ability to use Adobe Photoshop for design purposes a bonus);
  • Excellent media relations understanding and pitching ability with an understanding of the Irish media landscape;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Demonstrable skills in adaptability and creativity.

Qualifications:

  • Third level degree in Business, Communication, Marketing or equivalent a plus;
  • PRII qualification is an advantage;

Personal Attributes:

  • An experienced, flexible and adaptable individual who has a proven track record of working independently and as part of a team;
  • Motivated, driven individual always looking for improvement;
  • Must be well presented and display the ability to empathise.

The Impact of the Role:

This role is central to achieving our overall goals and its impact will be measured on clear outcomes on people living with arthritis, as defined in our strategic plan;

  • Greater levels of fundraising support for our cause;
  • Increased levels of participation in our highly successful self-management courses;
  • Greater engagement of our key partners.

For immediate consideration, please email your CV in word document to Edel Mc Cabe, Communications Manager (emccabe@arthritisireland.ie) by Friday 22nd January. 

 

 

Account Director

Location: Dublin 2
Deadline: 08 Jan 2016
Company: TRA Brands |The Reputations Agency

We’ve had a number of new business wins to add to our exciting client portfolio at TRA Brands, the award-winning consumer and brand division of The Reputations Agency. We are growing and our team is too!  We are looking for big talent to bring the very best thinking and creativity to some of the country’s biggest brands.  We are looking for an Account Director to develop, lead and execute campaigns for our clients.  If you are passionate about brand, social media, sport and music, we would love to hear from you.

At TRA Brands we tell brand stories and build the profiles of some of the Ireland’s biggest brands. Using global and local insights, we deliver smart and innovative consumer campaigns, sponsorship activations, and experiential campaigns and drive exciting digital content for our clients.  Some of the clients that we work with include SuperValu, Mazda, Bacardi, Kerry Foods, Swatch and Failte Ireland.

The opportunity:

  • Work with a line-up of agency clients who include some of the best brand and marketing teams in the country
  • Be part of a successful award winning agency within the ddfh&b Group, Ireland’s biggest ideas company and part of the JWT Global Network
  • Get access to brilliant creatives and global insights, as part of the ddfh&b Group
  • Enjoy a career path that includes training and development and an attractive salary and benefits package.

What we’re looking for:

  • Ambitious Account Directors with experience working on a portfolio of leading consumer brands
  • Proven experience working as part of inter-agency marketing communications teams developing big brand ideas, translated into winning campaigns
  • Creative and strategic thinkers who present their ideas with confidence
  • Highly organised self-starters and natural leaders with the ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Talented writers who can communiate brand ideas with flair
  • A strong network of media contacts
  • Experience in developing and managing events and experiential campaigns

 

Please send a CV to careers@thereputationsagency.ie

The final deadline for receipt of applications is noon on Friday 8thof January, 2016.

 

Account Manager

Location: Cork
Deadline: 15 Jan 2016
Company: H+A Marketing + PR

H+A Marketing + PR is an award-winning integrated PR and marketing agency with offices in Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Galway. We challenge the norm by delivering PR and marketing solutions that are original, creative and most importantly, measurably improve business performance.

We are expanding our PR team in Cork and looking to recruit a bright, committed Account Manager who wants to work in a vibrant and energetic agency.

 

Specifically, we’re looking for someone with:

–      4 years + experience, preferably within agency environment b2b or consumer

–      Excellent writing skills and a keen nose for what makes news

–      Passion for generating media coverage across channels (print, online, broadcast) and an ability to forge strong and trusted relationships with journalists

–      Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritise busy work schedules

–      Good understanding of social media

–      Whilst being a team player is a must, it’s equally important that the right candidate has the ability to work under their own steam and we are really looking for someone who can show great initiative

 

This is a fantastic opportunity and will suit a candidate looking to work with recognised clients and brands.

If interested, please email your CV and a covering note to careers@hamarketingpr.ie by Friday, 15th January 2016.

 

 

Communications & Events Executive

Location: Dublin 7

Company: The Bar of Ireland

The Council of the Bar of Ireland is the professional representative body for the Bar of Ireland, governed by an elected Council of practising members.  It provides a range of support, professional and representative services for some 2,300 members of the Bar.  The Law Library is the focal point of the practice of the profession and is an integral part of the operation of the Council.

The Council of The Bar of Ireland wishes to recruit a Communications and Events Executive to work within the Communications and Policy Department which is responsible for the promotion of the profession and the professional body along with the development of policy recommendations and papers concerning the profession.  The department represents member’s interests to key stakeholders, Government, the wider professional and business community and media.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Internal communications – coordinate & disseminate a variety of member communications including the weekly In Brief e-zine, design flyers and posters and contribute to the Bar Review journal
  • Website – manage the content of the website including the public and member only sections, draft web articles, update the live event calendar and manage member login details
  • Events – assist in organising a range of events (lectures, conferences, stakeholder briefings) including logistical arrangements, liaison with suppliers and speakers, registration of attendees and marketing and promotion of events
  • Provide secretarial support to the Young Bar Committee including minute taking and report writing
  • Social media – regular updating across all social media platforms, grow our social media presence and create content (video, blogs, graphics)
  • Digital marketing – co-ordinate digital marketing campaigns (display ads, re-marketing, search), reporting analytics and make recommendations to enhance engagement
  • Publications – coordinate the design and production of a suite of internal publications, marketing brochures and event materials
  • Administration and other ad hoc duties as required

Key Expertise

  • Experience in coordination of communications and event management
  • Experience of website management, digital marketing and social media community management and analytics
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms (Newsweaver) and Adobe suite (InDesign & Photoshop ) desirable
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent writing and proof reading skills
  • Interest in web-based technology and app development

Skills and Experience

  • A relevant third level qualification
  • A minimum of one years’ experience in a communications/events role, including administration, preferably within a membership organisation
  • A self-starter with an ability to work on one’s own initiative
  • Excellent organisational, communications and interpersonal skills

 

Candidates should submit a cover letter and full CV by e-mail to Jobs@lawlibrary.ie

The Council of the Bar of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

Communications Officer

Location: National
Deadline: 22 Jan 2016
Company: GROW In Ireland

Type of Contract:     2 Year Fixed Term

Hours of work:     25 Hours per Week

Salary:     25K

Reporting to:     The Chief Executive Officer 

  

Background

GROW is Ireland’s largest community-based mental health support network operating more than 130 groups around the country and hosting more than 6,500 meetings every year.

Purpose of Role

GROW has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, enthusiastic and innovative candidate who will manage our internal and external communications programme.  We are looking to appoint a Communications Officer, who will have the ability, drive and vision to relay the broad and varied flow of information about GROW services to a wide range of stakeholders including staff, GROW members, media and the public.

The Communications Officer will liaise and work with each of the regions within GROW to publicise events, make people aware of new policy initiatives and provide citizens with the information that they require to fully avail of the organisations range of services.

The role also involves developing and implementing an organisational fundraising strategy optimising existing sources of funding and identifying new sources towards achieving set targets.

Position Summary

The work of Communications Officer will include:

  • Press releases & media queries to ensure GROW is appropriately represented
  • Create and implement a long term social media plan.
  • Content creation and management of the GROW social media sites, website, blog & newsletter
  • Expand Facebook, Twitter and other media social media accounts.
  • Raise Awareness of GROW and Mental Health issues
  • Internal communications
  • Creation, implementation and reporting of campaigns
  • Assisting in the planning and creation of promotional material for GROW in Ireland events.
  • Offline marketing – Develop and Implementing Promotions and Advertising
  • Marketing Analysis

Personal Specifications

Education

The successful candidate will need to hold a primary degree minimum NFQ 7 in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism or other relevant field.

Experience

The candidate must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 3 years satisfactory experience either in an agency or a similar communications role.  They will need to be familiar with the Irish media landscape.   Experience acting as a spokesperson with the media would be an advantage. Experience working in a similar role in the Community and Voluntary Sector would be an advantage. We required strong working experience of Microsoft Office, Social Media platforms & Event Management.

Essential Experience

  • A highly organised self-starter with the ability to motivate a team.
  • Experience in corporate and consumer public relations.
  • Experience in media relations, public relations, communications or journalism.
  • Experience in devising and implementing campaigns.
  • Excellent project management.
  • Excellent analytical skills and relevant diagnostic skills.
  • Experience of web content management systems.
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Full clean driving licence and car is essential.

Desired Experience

  • Strong knowledge and experience of the Community and Voluntary sector.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.

Essential Skills & Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven experience of building and managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational and IT skills with experience creating content for websites and social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
  • Extremely well organised with great attention to detail.
  • Creativity skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative whilst also as part of a team
  • Ability to plan and manage an events calendar
  • The candidate will be flexible and eager to lend a hand, no matter the task.

Please submit a cover letter along with your CV and a completed application form available here to:

Helen Hogan, HR Manager, GROW in Ireland, Ormonde Home, Barrack St. Kilkenny.

Closing date: 5 p.m. Fri. 22nd January 2016

 

Account Manager

Location: Dublin 8
Deadline: 11 Jan 2016
Company: Unique Media

Want to work with an extremely enthusiastic and creative team who are results driven and make things happen?

Unique Media is a Dublin-based communications consultancy which provides PR, social media, digital communications, media training, advertising, creative and production services – all under one roof.

We work across an extremely varied client roster that covers consumer, corporate, financial, health, food and drink, technology, lifestyle and media brands. Due to a series of new client wins, we currently have two vacancies for energetic individuals, senior account manager and account manager, who will embrace the fast pace of our dynamic environment – while having lots of fun at the same time!

Account Manager (REF: PR AM 1)

Interested candidates must have:

  • 3+ years of agency experience
  • A proven track record in devising and delivering strong and innovative integrated offline and online campaigns
  • Contacts across all traditional and online media sectors
  • Thorough understanding of social media and digital marketing, with a proven track record in devising and implementing innovative and engaging campaigns
  • A creative mindset that can be applied to campaign brainstorming as well as day to day media relations
  • Outstanding verbal, written and oral communications skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong creative mindset
  • Ability to manage client relationships and client budgets in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently within a dynamic team environment
  • A desire for continued self-development

Please forward applications to hr@uniquemedia.ie, marked with the relevant reference number. The closing date for applications is Monday, 11 January 2016. All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

For more information about Unique Media, please log onto www.uniquemedia.ie

 

Senior Account Manager

Location: Dublin 8
Deadline: 11 Jan 2016
Company: Unique Media

Want to work with an extremely enthusiastic and creative team who are results driven and make things happen?

Unique Media is a Dublin-based communications consultancy which provides PR, social media, digital communications, media training, advertising, creative and production services – all under one roof.

We work across an extremely varied client roster that covers consumer, corporate, financial, health, food and drink, technology, lifestyle and media brands. Due to a series of new client wins, we currently have two vacancies for energetic individuals, senior account manager and account manager, who will embrace the fast pace of our dynamic environment – while having lots of fun at the same time!

Senior Account Manager (REF: PR SAM 1)

  • 4+ years of agency experience
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing integrated communications plans across a variety of sectors
  • A creative mindset that can be applied to campaign brainstorming as well as day to day media relations
  • First class project management and organisational skills and ability to delegate and manage internal personnel
  • Ability to manage client relationships and client budgets in a professional manner
  • Exceptional contacts across all media sectors especially news, business, lifestyle, features, technology, health, recruitment and marketing
  • Thorough understanding of social media and digital marketing
  • A good problem solver who is able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding verbal, written and oral communications skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong business development skills

Please forward applications to hr@uniquemedia.ie, marked with the relevant reference number. The closing date for applications is Monday, 11 January 2016. All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

For more information about Unique Media, please log onto www.uniquemedia.ie

 

Communications Project Officer

Location: Dublin 2
Deadline: 08 Jan 2016
Company: Comhlámh

Comhlámh is seeking applications from qualified, experienced and enthusiastic communications personnel for the key position of Communications Project Officer.

Comhlámh’s mission is to foster good practice and critical engagement in volunteering and action for development   Comhlámh is committed to: being the leading voice and source of information on volunteering for development in Ireland; strengthening our role and position as coordinator and advocate for  good practice in volunteering for development; promoting and supporting volunteers and development workers to critically engage in volunteering and action for development; and growing and engaging our members and network to create societal and attitudinal change on development issues.

This position is being recruited on a 4 day week basis and will offered at the Project Officer scale ranging from €24,000 up to €36,000 (4-day basis). Appointment will be made according to suitability, experience and qualifications. This post is subject to ongoing sustained funding.  The post is being offered on a one-year contract basis and is subject to sustained funding.

Application Procedure:

Please apply with a covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria and a CV to recruitment@comhlamh.org entering Communications PO in the subject line.  Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 8th January 2016 at 17:00 GMT.  Interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th of January 2016.

Person Specification

Qualifications:  Degree in Communications/Journalism or Public Relations, Marketing or related discipline (or equivalent acquired learning)

Experience:  Minimum 2 years experience working in a similar role

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating organisational communications strategies.
  • Excellent written, oral and online communication skills
  • The ability to write clearly and accessibly on complex issues, and to develop communicable key messages for a variety of stakeholders through various media
  • Experience of design, branding, organisational identity and messaging work
  • Proven track record managing social media accounts for projects across multiple platforms with an understanding of developing an organisational voice and using various analytics to gauge audience and reach
  • Experience of media engagement – both traditional and new media.
  • Knowledge and experience of strategies for supporting and engaging stakeholders and supporters.
  • Experience of project management within a communications context.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Experience of working to a budget.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work under pressure and produce high-quality outputs.
  • Ability to use own initiative and to work effectively alone and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Flexible attitude with proactive approach.
  • Flexibility in relation to working hours as some evening and weekend work may be required around Ireland.
  • Experience and track record with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Indesign and Photoshop, and Premiere.
  • Experience and track record with administration of WordPress
  • Experience of managing payment gateways such as Paypal, GoCardLess etc
  • Familiarity with CRM software and databases (ideally Salesforce).

Desirable

  • Experience of working for a not-for-profit or non-governmental organisation, membership organisation or trade union.
  • Knowledge of fundraising and membership development.

 

Job Description

Reporting to Head of Comhlámh

The Communications Project Officer position will be based in Comhlámh’s Dublin office and will report to the Head of Comhlámh. This cross-organisational role feeds into the four strategic areas of Comhlámh’s work.  The main role of the Project Officer will be to develop and implement Comhlámh’s Communications strategy and to communicate organisational information and events to stakeholders and members of the public using a range of tools. The role in the coming years will have a particular focus on broadening awareness of Comhlámh outside of its traditional networks.  The post involves working as part of a team and feeding into the work of Comhlámh in the implementation of its strategic and operational plans.

The post requires proficiency in both traditional and new communications’ skills as well as the technical skills associated with the management and on-going development of the Comhlámh website. Specifically, the responsibilities will include the following:

  1.  COMMUNICATIONS
  • To develop, implement and report on Comhlámh’s Communications Strategy.
  • To promote and highlight the work and events of individual projects and of the organisation on a regular basis in order to create greater awareness of Comhlámh’s work.
  • To manage the production of Comhlámh’s e-LINK
  • To coordinate the Focus Magazine Editorial Group and produce three editions per year.
  • To write a variety of communications material.
  • To support/advise staff in their communications work and engagement with social media including LinkedIn.
  • To track number of media and research references to Comhlámh, including use of policy documentation.
  1.  WEBSITE
  • To manage the ongoing maintenance and development of the website.
  • To drive the social media presence including social media campaigns.
  • To write and edit web content.
  • To monitor usage of the website and security.
  • To provide training to staff on new media as relevant.
  1.  MARKETING AND PROMOTION
  • To lead on all communications and branding within Comhlámh.
  • To oversee design and production of Comhlámh publications including resource manuals, leaflets, posters, flyers etc.
  • To promote Comhlámh and all its resources on an ongoing basis through the website and at all relevant events.  In particular to promote volunteer stories through images and videos.
  • To support relevant POs and the Administrator to promote all Comhlámh training courses to ensure full registration and targets are met.
  • To promote Comhlámh with key stakeholders.
  • To support Comhlámh’s strategies around fundraising and membership development as required.
  • To represent the organisation externally as appropriate.
  1.  EVENT MANAGEMENT
  • To organise various events, launches of resources, research papers, etc. in conjunction with relevant Project Officers.
  1.  OTHER DUTIES
  • To contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of programme activities.
  • To input into planning, funding applications, evaluations and reports.
  • To ensure that activities are managed within budget and report on expenditure as required.
  • To ensure all communication is in compliance with the Dóchas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages.
  • To supervise interns and volunteers as required.
  • To carry out such alternative duties as may be assigned by the Head of Comhlámh following consultation, from time to time.

Comhlámh has an Equal Opportunities policy and all employees are expected to develop an understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities.

 

 

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