Communications Specialist - 6 week temp

21 Oct 2019

Do you have over 10 years' experience in a Public Relations or Communications position?

Do you have a proven track record in media relationship management as well as safeguarding the public persona of an organisation?

Are you immediately available and interested in contributing to one of Ireland's best known organisations?

If you answered a resounding YES to all of the above, then I'd love to talk to you immediately!

I am delighted to have been asked to support one of Ireland's most recognisable names in their search for an impactful and Value-adding PR Professional. This role is initially a temporary assignment of approximately 6 weeks.

No two days in this position are the same but any given day could present among the following to you;

  • Maintaining and enriching media connections through a programme of proactive communications and relationship development.
  • Communicating a positive Brand offering and raising Brand profile, to future-proof business opportunities and commercial potential.
  • Providing strategic PR counsel to senior business leaders in relation to key business issues and developing proactive media positioning on key issues
  • Collaborating with Marketing Manager to develop key segments of the business
  • Identifying and capitalising on opportunities for positive media exposure
  • Supporting preparation for key events
  • Preparing press releases and managing media relations
  • Maintaining an up to date crisis management plan, ensuring those potentially involved are fully prepared for all eventualities
  • Liaising with external agencies, producing corporate publications, working with designers and developing/ editing copy.

This role will suit a calm and level headed PR Professional, used to working in an extremely fast-paced and unpredictable environment. You will feel comfortable briefing senior executives and stakeholders, and have demonstrable experience in crisis management.

If you feel you have everything my client is looking for, please do not hesitate in sending your updated CV to start a confidential conversation.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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