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Communications Officer

Communications Officer

  • Location

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    45000

  • Contact:

    Leonie Gleeson

  • Job ref:

    6400

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-05

  • Consultant:

    Leonie Gleeson

A Marketing Communications Officer opportunity has become available with an NGO based in West Dublin with a hybrid approach to work. This is a chance to work for an organization with true purpose and will give you a chance to enhance your creativity and story telling ability to make a difference in people’s lives while being part of a larger marketing team.

 

 

What you will do:

 

  • Identifying, packaging and pitching compelling media stories to promote the work of the organisation through traditional and digital media channels, in line with the priorities of a five year development plan.

 

  • Writing and distribution of press releases; briefing and preparation of spokespeople; and co-ordination of arrangements for media interviews, promotional opportunities and photocalls.

 

  • Developing strong relationships with the media, key decision makers and other important stakeholders

 

  • Supporting the planning and delivery of large-scale national events in co-operation with internal and external partners including flagship events

 

  • Actively pursuing all promotional opportunities by events  nationwide and the work of the organisation in general.

 

  • Developing and maintaining a strong brand identity for and contributing to the future development of the brand

 

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships and resources where necessary to support brand compliance and adherence to brand guidelines

 

  • Working with internal stakeholders to generate new ideas to develop and distribute innovative promotional material and to facilitate the production of branded merchandise as appropriate.

 

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What you need to do the job:

 

· A minimum of 2 years relevant work experience preferably in communications, PR, journalism, marketing or digital communications

  • Experience in media relations with extensive knowledge of the Irish media landscape and established media relationships.
  • Experience of large-scale event management.
  • Experience of social media and website management
  • Experience in the use of Content Management Systems.
  • Demonstrates strong creative and technical capabilities with exceptional writing skills
  • Excellent standards of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to be proactive, use own initiative and work effectively within a pressurised environment.
  • Demonstrates strong organisational skills and an ability to multitask
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise with a wide range of contacts and build effective working relationships.
  • Access to a car and full driving licence.