Communications Coordinator - Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, in partnership with RICS, are looking to recruitment 
Company Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland
Location 38 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, D02 EV61
Position / Title Communications Coordinator
Department Policy & Communication Team
Contract Type Permanaent (6 Month Probation)
How To Apply

All applications should be submitted in confidence to Turn on Javascript! for the attention of Patrick King, Director of Strategy, Policy & Corporate Affairs – subject line: Communications Coordinator. Applications should include a Cover Letter, writing sample, and a CV. This role is to meet an urgent need and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with rolling interviews.

Do you enjoy using your communications skills to explain complicated concepts in simple, jargon-free way through written and visual content creation? Are you naturally curious about the topics you’re communicating and flourish when working with various groups? Interested in getting going right away…

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, in partnership with RICS, is at the forefront of developing standards in real estate and the built environment globally. We promote the profession; maintain the highest educational and professional standards; protect clients and consumers via a strict code of ethics; and provide impartial advice and guidance. We are passionate about what we do and we are committed to building and maintaining a team of able, passionate and committed people to help us achieve our vision.

We are looking for someone who is creative in how they communicate to different audience segments. If your own values align with our overall strategy to be member centric in our approach while serving the public interest, we look forward to getting your application.

Position: Communications Coordinator

Salary: Commensurate to 2/3 years of experience

Term: Permanent (6-month probation)

ROLE:

The Communications Coordinator will work within SCSI Policy & Communication team and across the organisation to increase awareness and engagement using a range of communication channels. In this role, the successful candidate will manage entire communication cycle (from draft, design and analyse the impact) as well as alignment of campaigns to the communication strategy of the SCSI. The role reports to the Head of Practice & Policy.

JOB ROLE:

  • Drive best practice communications & marketing across the organisation (Education, Regulation, Events and Policy) to foster clear, concise messaging in all that we do.
  • Brand champion with staff and members to promote the organisational values.
  • Manage communications projects as needed working to deadlines and budgets.
  • Collaborate with members from different disciplines and regions to create campaigns.
  • Deliver communication campaigns aimed at members and key stakeholders.
  • Produce research reports, publications, marketing material, and similar for the public.
  • Draft press releases and articles on a range of topics in property, land and construction.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both national and local media.
  • Monitor media for opportunities to increase reporting to align with communications strategy.
  • Develop & implement online/social media campaigns (mix of PR & marketing).
  • Manage response to the day-to-day online activities of SCSI and issues arising.
  • Responsibility for website content management.
  • Prepare weekly ezines and support the magazine publication process.
  • Develop and strengthen internal communications plans.
  • Explore new communication initiatives to support members in their own businesses.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

  • First class organisational skills.
  • Two to three years of work experience in a communications role dealing with a range of stakeholders and audiences.
  • A "can-do" attitude, willing to take on new responsibilities and multi-task.
  • Experience in content management & website design.
  • Strong IT skills with experience on Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • Graphic design or multi-media experience preferred.
  • Digital marketing and data analysis experience essential.
  • Interest in property, land and construction with the desire to communicate the nature of the sectors and the professionals that work within it.

The SCSI believes that the successful candidate in this role will gain great experience in creating impactful content about the built environment. Our values focus on working together with our members and staff to make a difference for the public interest. You’ll be able to develop your project management skills and learn to work with external suppliers using data to report on campaign success.

Application Process

All applications should be submitted in confidence to Turn on Javascript! for the attention of Patrick King, Director of Strategy, Policy & Corporate Affairs – subject line: Communications Coordinator. Applications should include a Cover Letter, writing sample, and a CV. This role is to meet an urgent need and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with rolling interviews.

SCSI is an equal opportunities employer.


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