Communications Coordinator - Public Sector

Location Dublin City Centre, Dublin
Job type Permanent
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Laura Craughwell
Job ref 7387_1647872039

Job description

Communications Coordinator - Public Sector

At Staffline Recruitment we are currently working on behalf of a prominent and rapidly expanding Public Sector body with a convenient Dublin City Centre location. They currently have an opportunity available for a Communications Coordinator to join their Corporate Services Directorate.

The successful candidate will play an integral role on the organisation's Corporate Communications Team. This will include internal and external communications, programme announcements, branding, coordination of launches and campaigns, media and social media monitoring, website development and media engagement.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for implementing and managing corporate communication efforts
  • Develop and implement an internal communications plan to support effective information flows with relevant business partners.
  • Develop and implement external communications plans aligned with training, consultation and customer/stakeholder engagement strategies to support programme implementation and service excellence.
  • Review current communication channels and support the development of an improvement plan for key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with the coordination, planning and management of campaigns including programme launches, events, photocalls, etc
  • Manage and respond to media queries, funder queries and parliamentary questions in a timely and efficient manner, including relevant administration of same.
  • Coordinate and successfully manage a series of communications forums, internal working groups and to build on the outcomes and agreed actions.
  • To draft, edit and compile communication resources, publications, portal announcements and website updates
  • Coordinate a broad cross section of internal clients with varied communications requirements.
  • Drive corporate communication priorities and ensure they are implemented successfully
  • Act as a key point of contact and provide communications and public relations advice and recommendations
  • Coordinate large-scale events and meetings and circulate relevant communications and information subsequently
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are aligned with best practice, are well documented and communicated to others
  • Any other duties within the general requirement of this job description which may be required from time to time

Applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant third level qualification (e.g. Degree or Masters), or equivalent gained in Public Relations, Communications or near related field is essential
  • At least 5 years related experience in a large fast-paced environment
  • Experience in a communications role, which has included the following areas; media relations, corporate communications, public relations, public information campaigns or digital media
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly to a range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the workings of the community/voluntary/public sector
  • Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint

This post will be offered initially as a 12 month contract with an extremely strong possibility of extension upon completion. A salary in the region of €50,000 - €60,000 plus benefits and a hybrid working model will be on offer.

To be considered, please send an up to date version of your cv for immediate review to Laura Craughwell at Staffline Recruitment via the enclosed link. For more information or to discuss in confidence call Laura directly on 086 1409232.


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