Our client a public sector agency is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the role of Communications executive for a 6 month contract.
The Communications Executive will support the Communications Manager to deliver a comprehensive strategic communications strategy .
This Communications Department is responsible for all corporate communications for the agency including PR, sponsorship, brand, digital marketing, corporate publications and internal and crisis communications. The Communications Department works with the sector’s stakeholders to build a positive profile for the agency's industry .
The successful candidate will be required to assist the Communications Manager to develop an extensive target oriented Communications plan relating to PR opportunities and events, to design, build and execute the Digital marketing strategy, to draft all press materials to a high standard, organise all photocalls and photo-ops, liaise with all stakeholders, manage day to day work plans with PR and Digital marketing agencies and manage other ad hoc and recurring duties that may develop.
The ideal candidate will have an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification in Public Relations and have a minimum of six years’ experience working on successful PR campaigns; He/she will be required to have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organisation. The post will suit a highly motivated individual that can think creatively and strategically, and can apply an exceptional standard of writing across all disciplines.
Remuneration for the post of Communications Executive will be at Higher Executive Officer (HEO) Grade in accordance with the Public Sector; Department of Finance approved salary scale.