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Communications Officer

Category:  Marketing
Contract Type:  Full-Time
Address:  Dublin
Posted:  27-10-2020


Experience:  3 Year-3 Year
Career Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Status

Start Publishing:  27-10-2020
Stop Publishing:  24-11-2020


Communications Officer –

Our client based in Dublin City Centre are seeking a Corporate Communications Officer to join their team (3). Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Corporate Communications Officer will contribute to the delivery of the companys communications objectives, which include:

  • Building greater understanding and awareness of the

  • Protecting and promoting the brand to establish trust and credibility among stakeholders.

  • Delivering clear, targeted information on their products

  • Managing the corporate communications platforms incorporating digital communications activities.

  • Supporting collaboration and engagement with key stakeholder groups


Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Communications Manager in the development and implementation of the communications strategy

  • Consult with colleagues across the organisation to understand communications requirements across different products and to identify opportunities to enhance information provision to key stakeholder groups.

  • Brand management including oversight of brand guidelines.

  • Working collaboratively with departments to source content for proactive information and media campaigns in addition to supporting the company’s social media presence.

  • Supporting the company’s public relations activities including both proactive initiatives and reactive media queries.

  • Production of clearly written, understandable and structured communications materials including press releases, Q&A’s, lines-to-take documents, articles and briefing materials.

  • Managing the media calendar, arranging media training and overseeing the company’s media monitoring service.

  • Contributing to the development and implementation of public advertising campaigns.

  • Review and editing of website content and contributing to planned re-development of the site.

  • Preparing tender documents and project managing procurement processes.

  • Engaging with external communications advisors and suppliers.

  • Managing the production of the companys internal staff newsletter.

  • Developing and maintaining effective internal working relationships.

  • Promoting and utilising the internal intranet to highlight communications materials and activities.

  • General communications support and administration duties as assigned. This includes general administration support such as file management, monitoring inboxes and fielding communications related queries


Qualifications and Experience require:

  • A third level qualification in communications, public relations, marketing, digital marketing or other related field.

  • A minimum of 2 years relevant and demonstrable experience of successfully identifying, developing and executing corporate communications campaigns and content.

  • Experience in public relations including management of media and stakeholder queries.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of content. In particular, the candidate will be expected to have a high standard of written English.

  • Experience of issue management and risk communications.

  • Previous involvement in external stakeholder management and engagement.

  • A background in utilising social media as a corporate communications tool.

  • Knowledge of website content management systems.

  • Knowledge of the design of infographics and other visuals to support corporate communications activities.

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex information and communicate key messages clearly and simply to a range of stakeholders.

  • Great attention to detail.

  • Experience of overseeing the development and design of corporate publications.

  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritisation skills, and an ability to work under pressure.

  • Demonstrable initiative, sound judgement and decision-making

  • Collaborative working approach and an ability to contribute to cross-functional initiatives.


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



corporate communications, PR, Digital Marketing, Social Media Management, Media Relations



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