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Communications Officer (6 Month Contract)

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  • Dublin
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  • Contract
  • Updated 06/02/2018
  • Lorna Williams
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Job Title: Communications Officer (6 Month Contract)-S009070 Salary: €41,213 - €49,495 Location: Dublin


Job Title: Communications Officer (6 Month Contract)-S009070

Salary: €41,213 - €49,495

Location: Dublin




My client is now seeking a Communications Officer to join their team on a 6 month full time contract. The successful candidate will work in the Strategic Planning, Communications and Information unit and will be responsible for all internal and external communications. This includes communications around the coordination of events, design and print of publications and all digital media.


Role Responsibilities:


  • Implementing communications and information strategy to raise awareness of company and key services. 
  • Advertising, content marketing, stakeholder engagement, public relations, digital and direct marketing.
  • Written articles, blog posts, tweets and multimedia content such as animated videos, podcasts and infographics/ posters.
  • Ownership of content schedule along with producing relevant and useful content for same.
  • Responsible for coordinating, writing and editing a range of communications.
  • Uploading and management of videos on social media channels.
  • Responsible for sourcing, editing and storing a repository of images for use on social media sites and printed publications. 
  • Liaising with staff on Forums.
  • Agreeing the agenda with colleagues, sourcing speakers, communicating with members, event management and writing meeting reports.
  • Providing communications advice and support to colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Assisting with press releases and news items for the corporate website.
  • Assisting the Press Officer with media queries.
  • Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of internal and external communications through feedback using staff and stakeholder surveys and other types of qualitative research with stakeholder groups.



Skills and Experience Required:


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be meticulous- paying great attention to detail, with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to think creatively in developing communication techniques
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience with google analytics, setting metrics and measuring goals
  • Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project), SharePoint
  • Image editing (e.g. adobe, paint, snip it)
  • Campaign Monitor or other online for email distribution/ SurveyMonkey etc.


Desirable Qualifications/Experience


  • Minimum NFQ 8 award in Marketing / Communications / Journalism or similar
  • Membership of Public Relations Institute of Ireland / Marketing Institute of Ireland
  • Fluent Irish is desirable but not essential
  • Project Management experience



For more information send your CV to Lorna Ward in confidence through the link.



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