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Media and Public Relations Manager - 3 month contract

Media and Public Relations Manager - 3 month contract

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Media and Public Relations Manager

Alternatives are delighted to be partnering with a leading public sector body, specialising in children's health, who are currently looking to recruit a Media and Public Relations Manager to join their team on a short term basis.

Based from a range of sites across the greater Dublin area the role will suit an experienced Media, Public Relations or Communications professional who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. You will have previous experience in managing and leading on media queries as well as having some excellent content and writing skills.

This role is hybrid / flexible with at least 1 – 2 days being required on – site in Dublin.

Day to day duties include

  • Handling national and international press queries and responses.

  • Media management – preparation of statements, briefings, press conferences.

  • Provision of media relations advisory service to internal clients.

  • Co-ordination of Press in emergency management.

  • Management of proactive and reactive media relations.

  • Stakeholder engagement for Media relations

  • Liaise with relevant bodies, key stakeholders and external agencies as required.

  • Contribute to the evaluation of campaign and initiatives.

  • Participate in the Media roster.

  • Write and create external publications

Requirements include

  • A Degree Qualification (QQI Level 8) in a relevant Business field (i.e. Journalism, Business, Communications, Finance).

  • Experience in the area of Media in relation to digital progression from traditional to online Media.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a senior decision making role.

  • Knowledge and experience in relation to dealing with media operations and project management.

  • A logical and pragmatic approach to workload, delivering the best possible results with the resources available.

  • Ability to make sound decisions with a well-reasoned rationale and to stand by these.

  • Initiative in the resolution of complex issues.

  • Have demonstrated capacity to achieve results through multi-disciplinary and cross-sectoral working in a related service.

This is a contact role and will suit a candidate who is immediately available to commit to a full time role for a time period of 3 months initially – March 2023 – May 2023.

For more information on this role please contact Eimear Walsh in Alternatives