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Joan Fahey

Head of The Alternatives Flexible Panel

jfahey@alternatives.ie +353 1 6618889
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As Head of The Alternatives Flexible Panel, I help clients fast track their success by accessing our agile team of leading Interim Managers, contractors and consultants, with marketing, digtial and data skills. 

With my marketing and media industry experience, I have a deep understanding of evolving marketing needs, the challenges businesses face in the fast paced digital and data led marketplace, and the talent needed to drive success.  

My passion is in helping businesses and careers to grow and it is so rewarding when I find the right solution for both our clients and candidates.  

I also specialise in senior digital marketing talent. Some recent assignments I have completed include Head of Digital (FMCG), Global Digital Marketing Manager (FMCG), Digital Account Director (Agency) and Senior Project Director (Agency).

Prior to Alternatives, I spent 18 years in the global media industry; 10 years at media agencies in New York (MediaCom and Universal McCann) working with global brands such as L’Oreal, Coca-Cola, Sony, Cartier and VW/Audi and then returned to Ireland in 2009 and joined The Rational Group, a leading online gaming Company where I was responsible for Global Media.  

I bring a vast amount of international industry knowledge and expertise across media planning and buying, digital media and marketing, e-commerce and business intelligence. I have a Marketing degree from DIT, College of Marketing and Design and a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the DMI.

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What you say

Joan has been instrumental in enabling me to realise my career goals. From explaining to her what I was looking for in my next move, she proactively went to market to seed my capabilities with prospective companies and ultimately found me exactly what I was looking for. Throughout the entire process she was very encouraging, responsive and I felt she had my back all along the journey. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Joan to anyone looking for their next career move. Without Joan's help, I know I would never have found the role I am now so happy to be in.

Joan is polite and professional in all her dealings. She listens to a recruitment brief and responds with well-chosen candidates rather than trying to fill round holes with square pegs! If you are recruiting in the area of digital marketing or agency then Joan definitely needs to be on your list of recruiters

Joan's Latest Jobs

  • Marketing Manager - 8-12 month contract

    A well known Irish premium food retailer is looking for a Marketing Manager to join their team on an 8-12 month contract. Reporting into the Managing Director, you will be responsible for driving and executing their marketing strategy. Key responsibilities include: Development of an annual marketing calendar of activity to drive sales ...

    Job Tyoe:
    Contract
    Location:
    Dublin, Ireland
    Salary:
    60,000-70,000
    Disciplines:
    Marketing
    Apply
  • Head of Performance Marketing, EMEA

    A leading B2B Tech company is looking for a Head of Acquisition for EMEA to help them drive their next wave of growth. As EMEA lead, you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for paid media and online user acquisition. With a primary focus on the UK, Ireland, France, and Germany, you will lead the development of acqui...

    Job Tyoe:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Dublin 2, Ireland
    Salary:
    90,000-100,000
    Disciplines:
    Marketing
    Apply
  • Search Account Manager

    A leading global media agency is looking for a Search Account Manager to join their team. You will play a critical role within the client account team, taking responsibility for the day-to-day management of client search business, driving the creation of brilliant work and delivering exceptional client service. Reporting into the Head ...

    Job Tyoe:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Dublin, Ireland
    Salary:
    35,000-40,000
    Disciplines:
    Marketing
    Apply
  • Brand Manager - 5 month contract

    A leading gaming brand is looking for a Brand Manager for a 5 month contract to support the Head of Brand in managing and leveraging the brand strategy across the business. The brand is one of their strongest assets and its success requires significant strategic brand management across multiple stakeholders. Responsibilities: Strategic...

    Job Tyoe:
    Contract
    Location:
    Dublin, Ireland
    Salary:
    60,000-70,000
    Disciplines:
    Marketing
    Apply